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Criteria- membership in 4 H -- awards and other criteria vary.
Heavy Equipment Technician. Up to $2,000. Criteria: interest in heavy equipment repair. Deadline May 1.
Criteria 200 word bio and 1,200-1,500 word essay on how Alzheimer's disease has impacted your life. $5,000. Deadline: Feb. 15th
Criteria-plan on attending Kent State University to major in Early Childhood or Middle Childhood Education. 3.0 GPA. Need Based.
April 1 deadline.
Memorial Scholarship - Two $500 scholarships available to any Ohio resident pursuing a career path that is related to the HVACR industry may apply.
Criteria: Be a high school senior graduating in 2016, be a child of a Foreign Service employee, maintain a satisfactory academic record (cumulative 2.0 GPA)

Due: March 6, 2016

Criteria-a commitment to the hospitality industry - hotel/restaurant management, culinary arts, travel/tourism, or hotel administration. $500-5,000 scholarships.
$1,000 Scholarsip - Criteria: Senior High School Girl, Daughter or granddaughter of a current American Legion Auxiliary, need based. Deadline May
Awards of up to $2,500 per year.

Criteria: Maintain a 2.5 overall GPA, Maintain an art major, make consistent progress toward building a portfolio of quality work, support both the curricular and extracurricular program of the Department of Art.

*Note: Scholarship portfolios will be accepted at any time, however, priority will be given to portfolios received before Feb. 15th.

The scholarship is limited to high school seniors in the US pursuing an animation related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
Must submit an original 500-1000 word essay.

Deadline: June 1st

Criteria: The scholarship is limited to high school seniors in the US pursuing a fashion related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Fashion related fields include, but are not limited to, the following programs:

Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Management
Fashion Retailing

Must submit a 500-1000 word essay

Deadline: June 1st

$1,000 scholarship.300-500 essay. Deadline: Two dates per year.
The program has specific scholarships for incoming freshmen and upper-level undergraduate students. All of the scholarships are based on financial needs and with the usual minimum GPA requirement of 3.0.
Feb 1 and June 30

(2) $1,000 for Avon resident. Criteria:Community service or volunteer work. Deadline April 12,2016.
Based on community involvement. Deadline: December 15, 2016
Rural Students Essay Contest $500 college scholarship. Criteria: Currently attend high school in a rural area and plan to start school Fall of 2016. 3.0 GPA. Deadline June 1,2016.
Scholarship for college bound and community minded. Criteria: Full time college students who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry. Deadline Feb. 29, 2016.
GPA 2.5 , Work part-time an average of 15 hours /week; demonstrate participation in community service activities. Provides $1,000 scholarship awards to eligible restaurant team members working at a qualified participating restaurant location in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Additionally, the top BURGER KING Employee Scholarship applicants will be eligible to receive a James W. McLamore Outstanding Scholar award in the amount of $5,000.
Criteria: Must be enrolled at an accredited Ohio college, university, or technical school. Must have a major, or plan to have a major, relating to environmental sciences or environmental education. Must reside in Lorain County.
500 word essay.

Deadline: April 15, 2016

The CableTV.com Psychological Impact of TV Scholarship is open to current or prospective college students who are enrolled or are planning on enrolling in a college or university program. The scholarship can be applied to any accredited U.S. university. Essays will be no longer than 1000 words in length and will be judged by professional writers.
See web site for more information. Deadline June 30th.
The applicant must submit an essay discussing the following question. HOW HAS MY EXPERIENCE WITH CANCER IMPACTED MY LIFE VALUES AND CAREER GOALS? Essays must be a minimum of 500 words and a maximum of 1200 words. Criteria- Diagnosed with cancer before the age of 21.
First or second year college students majoring in agricultural related field.

$200 Criteria-affiliation to with the Lorain County Grange. Need based. Contact your local Grange office for details or application.
Ten, $2,000 scholarships . Criteria : 500 word essay &community involvement. Deadline -Feb.12, 2016 Application on line.
(Marion Motley Scholarship) two 3 year-renewable up to $2,500 per year. Criteia-2.5 GPA, ACT 18 min. Need Based. Deadline Oct.1, 2016
Criteria: truly movitaved , dedicated , involved high school students. Coca-cola awards 3 million a year in scholarships to 250 deserving students. Apply online www.coca-colascholars.org .
Deadline Oct. 31.
Full and partial scholarships for students enrolled in the University of Toledo Computer Science and Engineering program through the University Partnership at LCCC.

Qualifications: 3.21 cumulative GPA and 24 composite ACT, 3 essay questions (300 words or less), and 3 letters of recommendation

Deadline: January 31st (priority with full consideration). Applications will be accepted through June 15th on a funds available basis.

$ Varies. Criteria: Must be a Midview student. 2-3 page paper describing future goals. Deadline April 15.
$3,000 Criteria: active participant of Skills USA, FCCLA or Prostart for at least one year. Complete scholarship application for CIA by April 1st , and 500 word essay, and Enroll at the CIA by June.
for DECA participants. See Advisor for details
Respond to the prompt to enter for a $1000 scholarship. Due July 1st.
Requirements: Be a graduating senior, be qualified and enrolling in an accredited post-secondary school to study some aspect of Aviation, high personal standards and a strong interest in aviation, submit one letter of recommendation from one educational instructor or adult involved in aviation.
Deadline: June 1st, 2016
Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Due at Elyria Elks Lodge no later than 10:00pm on November 30, 2016.
Various scholarship for students interested in any aspect of aviation.
Criteria: Interest, exposure to aviation, future plans , reason for need or want. Most applications due Feb. 28.
Criteria- enroll in a 4yr. university with emphasis on agribusiness economics, agribusiness financing, accounting or economics. 3.0
Feb. Deadline
Student must be affiliated with Family, Career and Community Leaders of Am.
Award- (Two) $1,000 to qualified members who are also members of National Technical Honor Society.
Leaders at Work Awards- (Three) Amounts Vary- See student services for Criteria. Deadline is usually in March.
Applications available on line after Dec.
Amount varies.

Criteria: Elyria High School senior, must demonstrate need, planning to enter the field of education.

Deadline: Must turn in completed application to Mr. Cake in the counseling center by April 8, 2016

$10,000 renewable. Criteria: Demonstration of leadership. 3.0/4.0 GPA . Financial need. Enrolling in 4yr. college or university.Deadline Jan. 9,2015.
$500 Scholarship
Criteria: Accepted to a post-secondary institution for Fall of 2016, submit a short story, and hold a GPA of 2.5 of greater

Due: June 15, 2016

Must submit a 1,000-2,000 word essay
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2016
Up to $3,000.Student must be committed to the study of horticulture, forestry agriculture, environmental science, botany, landscaping or culinary arts. Open to students from the following schools, Avon, Avon Lake, Columbia Station, Midview and North Ridgeville. April 1st. Deadline.
Student planning on enrolling in an Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical , Welding,Manufacturing or Constuction Curriculum at LCCC Lakeland CC or Tri-C . $2,000. Criteria. 2.5 GPA. Deadline: April 10,2015.
510 Scholarships with a maximum award amount of $2,500
Criteria: Enrolled in a community college career technical program by fall, exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit community college in the United States, demonstrate financial need, demonstrate perseverance in overcoming adversity, and involvement in community service activities.

Deadline: June 1st

Student with plans to enter college no later than the fall after graduation; a strong commitment to pursuing a bachelor degree at an accredited institution. Critical financial need ($50,000 or less adjusted gross income per family; involvement in community and co-curricular activities; demonstrates integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Min. 2.0 GPA. Deadline: October.
Coop Hudnutt scholarship essay contest. $500, $250 and $150 scholarships will be awarded. 300 word essay. See website for application and criteria. DEADLINE to enter is May 31st.
up to $20,000 ($5,000/ yr. renewable) Criteria- Elyria & Midview seniors, 2.8 GPA, 2 letters of recommendations, merit based on community service, volunteerism and extra curricular. (Immediate family members of Elyria Rotary are not eligible).
$2,500 renewable. Criteria: Need based, 150 word statements of career objectives and goals. Open to Oberlin, Keystone, Firelands and Wellington students. Deadline May 1st.
Award amount ranges from $500 to $5,000 renewable per year. Criteria: GPA of 3.0 , Ohio resident. Apply on line starting December 1, 2015. Application due February 4, 2016.
up to $5,000. Must be female 17 years or older.
$1000. Criteria: Continuing education in his/her related field at an accredited college, technical or trade school. Open to students in the following : Collision Repair, Auto Technologies, Industrial Equipment Mechanics , Masonry, Carpentry, Plumbing, Industrial Electricity, Welding, Precision Machine Trades or Landscaping.
Due April 1st.
Five- $500. And possible Five- $3,000 Statewide. Criteria: A high school senior planning to attend a post–secondary education of any kind. Applications available in Student services or on line. Deadline March 31,2015.
Amount varies. Recipient may receive the awards for two academic years as long as they maintain award eligibility criteria.

Eligibility: Any Lorain County College Tech Prep program graduate who continues on in their College Tech Prep pathway at LCCC, minimum 2.5 overall high school GPA, minimum of a "B" in their college tech prep program, must file 2016-2017 FAFSA & have their EFC reported by FRIDAY, JUNE 10TH.

Deadline: June 15, 2016

Scholarship Amount: The amount of the scholarship varies but averages $500.00 (may be more or less).

Eligibility Criteria: Be a graduating LCJVS senior; be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in the following academic year as a full-time student at an accredited post-secondary school within the United States; be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.; applicant does not need to have ever donated blood; have a 2.0 GPA or above while enrolled at the LCJVS; and have the heart of a vocational learner and be sincere about pursuing post-secondary education.

Criteria: Letter of recommendation, 300 word essay

Deadline: April 30, 2016

Multiple scholarships all on one form! Most have min.2.0 GPA. Scholarship opens approx. Dec.and deadline is late Feb- early March.
$500 Criteria – Family members of Bureau. Pursuing college or technical school any field.
1,000 Criteria-Majoring in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry or Ag-business. March deadline.
$750.00 Criteria: Open to any student seeking a Home Economics/Family Consumer Science related career. Application available in Student Services and attached. Deadline:March 31,2015.
2-3 scholarships ranging from $500-$700. Criteria: Child or grandchild of a current or retired Lo. Co. Educator, academic record, ACT/SAT scores, financial need, 2 teacher recommendations and personal essay. April deadline.
Attention Seniors whose parents/guardians are members of Lorain –Medina Rural Electric: LMRE will issue a $1,000 scholarship to a student who has overcome personal or family challenges by demonstrating a high level of maturity, has high standards of character, demonstrates determination in coping with their circumstances, has good citizenship traits and a record of contribution to their local community - all the values expressed by the Touchstone Energy ® brand. Application available in Student Services. Deadline 1/22/16.
Open to African American Seniors . Criteria : 3.0 GPA. Required: Application submitted on line and essay. Scholarships are also offered for college undergraduates. March 1 deadline.
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation wants to put you on the path to achieving your dreams. We offer a variety of merit-based scholarships to students who want an education and a career in the foodservice industry, starting at $2,500 scholarships
NTHS gives multiple scholarships. Criteria: Current member and involvement in your professional orgamization. Scholarship deadline range from Jan- April. Check individual scholarship for details.
Three scholarships ( $2-$10,000) available for high school seniors pursuing majors in manufacturing, STEM, business disciplines, and demonstrate how their area of study prepares them for a career in manufacturing. Criteria: CTS -2.7, USS and CEIS 3.0. Students must demonstrate financial need. Due date: May 15
Check out NR High School Website for the local scholarship application good for up to 22 different scholarships. (Example: North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce: $500 any graduating NR student planning to major in a Business related curriculum.
Amount varies.
The Foundation awards scholarships to applicants who are pursuing a degree in, or closely related to, STEM disciplines.
Deadline: April 1st
Manufacturoing Major Scholarship. Up to $5,000. Criteria: Manufacturing based major. 2.5 GPA. Deadline : March.
One, $500 renewable scholarship. Criteria Oberlin H.S grad. 2.5 GPA. Deadline April 25, 2015.
Criteria: Between the ages of 16 and 25, GPA of 2.5 or greater

Due: March 30, 2016

$1,00 Criteria: Any student enrolled in a Ohio Career Technical Program is eligible. 500-1,00 word essay. Application available in student services. Deadline: March 15,2015
Joseph Fighter- winner $1,000 and 2 runners-up 250.
Virgil Thompson- winner $1,000 and 2 runners up $550.
Criteria Jr. or Sen. Parents or grandparents are members. Essay required. Deadline: December
$1,500, Minority scholarship for students planning a major in print journalism, marketing or communications that have a 2.5 GPA. Deadline:March 31st
Also, grants for prior and current newspaper carriers.
$,1000 renewable.Criteria: Career goal in crude oil and natural gas industry or related energy field. Deadline:March 31, 2015.
Open to High School seniors who reside within one of the 1,308 Ohio townships. Three $1,500 scholarships awarded for local government achievement or academic achievement.
Criteria: 500 word essay, letters of recommendation and plan to attend an Ohio 2 or 4 year College or University. Deadline: January
Six- $500 stipends awarded. Eligibility: African-American student accepted to an Ohio college. 2.5 GPA. Criteria: Financial need, academic record, extra curriculum activities, and personal qualities.
Deadline: March.
$500 Scholarship for high school seniors whose guardian is a current OSROA member.

Scholarship is based on essay (350 word), school involvement, community involvement, and GPA

Due date: Friday, March 25, 2016

See link for application and guidelines.

up to $2,500
Must be an Elyria High School senior, minimum GPA of 2.75 or an ACT score of 21, must have verification of college acceptance, must demonstrate financial need, preference will be given to students desiring to become a teacher.

Deadline: April 8, 2016

We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. These will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a Pharmacy Technician related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
$500. Criteria: Open to any outstanding senior who intends to major in education. April Deadline.
Two (2) $500 scholarships available to any Ohio resident pursuing a career path that is related to the plumbing or heating industry may apply.
$1,000, non-renewable, merit-based scholarship

Criteria: Sufficient academic or vocational ability and demonstrated character/motivation

DUE: May 1st, 2016

$1,000 Criteria: Student in the Transportation Academy continuing education with in the field. Must be turned into Ms. West in Student Services Office no later than the first JVS school day in the month of April.
400-500 word essay
Due: May 31st
This scholarship is awarded to a deserving IEM graduating senior of the Industrial Equipment Mechanics class from the Lorain County JVS. The scholarship is funded by donations from the family and friends of the late Ryan Woodrum. The selection is made by the committee of the Lorain County JVS Teachers' Association. This is a $1,000 scholarship. This scholarship is included in the Lorain County JVS Educational Foundation & Teachers' Association Scholarship packet.
$2,500- May qualify you for a four-year renewable award of $5,000 annually
Criteria: Graduating high school seniors enrolling in Engineering or Geosciences

Due: March 3rd, 2016

Award amount varies.
Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with Sigma Phi Epsilon to be eligible for the scholarship.
Criteria: Full-time, Cleveland State University freshmen for the upcoming academic year, male, and 3.0 GPA or greater.

Deadline: August 15, 2016

Criteria: Be a student in the 11th or 12th grade

Due: April 14th, 2016

$1,000. Criteria: Active member of Skills USA.
$5,000 for Students 5-25 who are working to end hunger in their community. Deadline Dec. 5th
Variety of Scholarships offer through the Cleveland Foundation.
Deadline: Most are March 31st.
Criteria, Minority , 3.3 GPA . Pell eligible.Application on line Due: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:59 PM
Amount: Up to 7,000. Criteria , 21 ACT , Minority, Attending a 4 year College or University. Leadership qualities and Community service. February 15th
$10,000 annually , renewable. criteria:Black or African American, Demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, community service and financial need.
$1,000. Scholarship available to seniors whose parent/guardians are members of Lorain-Media Rural Electric. Criteria top 60% of class and at least 2.75 GPA. Created to reward students who have struggled with unique challenges to complete their education. Winner eligible to win an additional $1,700.
Deadline: Jan.
Associate $2,000, Criteria: 18 ACT. Reach up to $2,000 renewable
Walton $10,000 Criteria: 3.0 GPA, 22 ACT.
$500. Granted by the Lo. Co. Educational Service Center Endowment.Criteria: Pursuing a degree in education as a full time student. 2 teacher recommendations. April deadline.
Criteria-Financial Need, pref. to Lorain residents continuing in a trade or industrial field. (e.g. building trades, Culinary Arts etc.)
Available thru the Lorain County foundation scholarship.
One time $1,000scholarship awarded to a student accepted to a Program for Broadcasting in Ohio. Deadline April 15,2015