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Educational Foundation Scholarships

Hampson Family Foundation Adult Career Center

The Hampson Family Foundation Scholarship was established in 2008 by the Hampson Family Foundation. Three scholarships will be awarded to Adult Career Center students in need of financial assistance.

J. Edgar Martin Scholarship

J. Edgar Martin was a benefactor of the Lorain County JVS who bequeathed funds to be used for student scholarships. The J. Edgar Martin Scholarship was established in 2004.

John L. Kopronica Memorial Scholarship Adult Career Center

The John L. Kopronica Memorial Scholarship was established in 2006 in memory of John L. Kopronica by his wife, Robin, and other family members and friends. John worked as a welder at Lorain Products and was known throughout Northeast Ohio as the clarinet and saxophone player in his band, The Castaways. The Scholarship will be awarded to an Adult Career Center student enrolled in welding courses.

Julie L. Hogan Memorial Scholarship

The Julie L. Hogan Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005 by the family and friends of Julie Hogan. Julie Hogan was a student in the JVS Marketing and Management program, completing the program in 1992.

Lorain County JVS Tribute Scholarship

The Lorain County JVS Student Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005 in memory of former JVS students who have passed away. In 2012, this scholarship was renamed the Lorain County Tribute Scholarship, to be given in memory or honor of students, staff, or friends of the JVS.

William R. Burton Scholarship

The William R. Burton Scholarship was established in 1994 by the Lorain County JVS Teachers' Association in memory of William R. Burton, the founding superintendent of the Lorain County JVS. Mr. Burton devoted his efforts to establish and maintain high standards of performance for both the JVS faculty and students.

William R. Randall Scholarship

The William R. Randall Scholarship was established in 2008 by the Lorain County JVS Teachers' Association in memory of retired Superintendent William R. Randall, with the financial support of his family, friends, Lorain County JVS staff and longtime educational associates. Mr. Randall was Superintendent at the Lorain County JVS from 1999 until his retirement in 2007, culminating a 40-year career in adult and high school career technical education.

Community and National Scholarships

4H Scholarships

Criteria- membership in 4 H -- awards and other criteria vary.

American Legion

6 scholarships available. Criteria, awards, and due dates vary.

Cancer Survivor College Scholarship

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.

Opens: Feb. 4th

Elyria High School Seniors

Multiple Scholarships available to EHS seniors through your Naviance account. To log on, visit: connection.naviance.com/elyriahs
Username is LastnameFirstnameGradyear
Ex: SmithJane19
Password is Studentnumberecs
Ex: 123456ecs

Experimental Aircraft Association

Various scholarship for students interested in any aspect of aviation.
Criteria: Interest, exposure to aviation, future plans , reason for need or want.

FCCLA

Multiple Scholarships, Award amounts vary. Deadlines Vary.

Joel McRoberts Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship amount: $1,000
Requirements: Must be enrolled for the fall quarter/semester 2017 at a two or four-year college or university in Ohio as a full-time student, must be enrolled in an agricultural or natural resource related field, must have a 2.5 minimum high school GPA, must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA for the first quarter/semester.

National Technical Honor Society

NTHS gives multiple scholarships. Criteria: Current member and involvement in your professional orgamization. Scholarship deadline range from Jan- April. Check individual scholarship for details.

Coca-Cola October 31st

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.

Ohio Farmers Union December 1st

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

AES Engineering Scholarship October 6th

Award: $500
Criteria: You are NOT required to be taking engineering courses to be eligible, winner is selected based on essay (500-1000 words)
Deadline: Oct. 6th

Cleveland Browns October 1st

(Marion Motley Scholarship) two 3 year-renewable up to $2,500 per year. Criteia-2.5 GPA, ACT 18 min. Need Based. Deadline Oct. 1st

Safe Driving Scholarship December 31st

Driving-Tests.org hosts an annual safe driving scholarship. College students and high school seniors are invited to submit a two-minute video answering a topical question for a chance at a $2500 prize.

December 31st deadline

SigEp Building Balanced Men August 1st

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

Redfin Scholarship July 31st

$2500
300-500 word essay.
Must be a high school senior with a 3.5 or better GPA
Open twice yearly: Spring application period closes January 31st, fall application period closes July 31st.

Automotive Hall of Fame June 30th

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.

Opens: Feb 1 Deadline: June 30

Aspiring Animation Professional June 1st

$1,000
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

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship June 1st

$1,000
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

B. Davis May 24th

Award Value: $1,000
Criteria: 1,000 word essay
Deadline: May 24th

Nordson Builds Scholarships May 15th

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. Opens: Jan 15 Due date: May 15

International Rotary-Elyria April 20th

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).

Workforce Demand Scholarship April 15th

Award: Up to an associate's degree at Terra State Community College
Criteria: Must be enrolled at Terra State Community College in one of the following majors: Computer systems, Digital Media Technology, Electrical, Health Information Technology, Management (business, agribusiness, hospitality), Manufacturing Engineering, Music Technology, Office Administration, Robotics-Integrated Manufacturing Technology, Welding.
Deadline: Must have Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), admissions application, and scholarship application submitted by March 1st. Must be registered for fall semester by June 15th.

C.R. Meyers Memorial Scholarship April 1st

$1,000
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.

April Deadline

KMU Trucking and Excavating Scholarship April 1st

$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.

Lorain County Retired Teachers Association April 1st

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.

National Restaurant Association Ed. Foundation April 1st

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

NSHSS STEM Scholarships April 1st

Amount varies.
The Foundation awards scholarships to applicants who are pursuing a degree in, or closely related to, STEM disciplines.
Deadline: April 1st

Ross Transportation Services, Inc. April 1st

$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.

Rotary Club of Elyria April 1st

Open to Elyria High School or Midview High School seniors.

Top scholarship totals $20,000

Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher to apply, must be involved in community service - volunteering or after-school employment

Due April 21st

Ohio Newspapers Foundation March 31st

$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.

Lorain County Farm Bureau March 1st

$500 Criteria Family members of Bureau. Pursuing college or technical school any field.
1,000 Criteria-Majoring in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry or Ag-business.

Opens January, March deadline.

OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarship March 1st

Award: $2,500
Criteria: Graduating senior whose parent or legal guardian is a member in good standing of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees Local 4/AFL-CIO, and who intends to enroll in a full-time degree program in any two, or four year accredited university, college, business or technical school. One scholarship is awarded to one applicant in each of the ten OAPSE/AFSCME Districts in the state.
Deadline: March 1st

Ohio Gas Association Scholarship Foundation March 1st

Award: $1,000 RENEWABLE for three additional years
Criteria: Must have a career goal in the crude oil and natural gas industry, or related energy field. Must be planning to attend an accredited Ohio college, university, technical, or trade school. GPA of 3.0+
Opens: January
Deadline: March

Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Educational Foundation March 1st

Award: $,1000 RENEWABLE for 4 years
Criteria: Career goal in crude oil and natural gas industry or related energy field. Must be planning to attend an accredited Ohio college, university, technical, or trade school. GPA of 2.5+

Deadline: March

OSROA Scholarship March 1st

$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: March

Drive distraction-free February 28th

Toyota challenges kids to drive distraction-free. Teens can create a PSA on the dangers of distracted driving to win prizes of up to $15,000.

Deadline is Feb. 28th

Ashland University Art Scholarships February 15th

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.

Jimmy Rane Foundation February 1st

Award amount ranges from $500 to $5,000 renewable per year. Criteria: GPA of 3.0 , Ohio resident. Apply online starting December. Application due February

Ohio Township Association January 28th

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

Lorain-Medina Rural Electric (2 scholarships) January 1st

Attention Seniors whose parents/guardians are members of Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative. LMRE offers TWO separate scholarship opportunities.
1. Children of members scholarship- LMRE will award two $3,000 scholarships to one senior boy and one senior girl. The runners-up in each of the two divisions will receive a $2,000 scholarship award. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 of better.
2. Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship- 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 values expressed by the Touchstone Energy brand.

Due date: January