Guidance Department

Marissa Fields, Counselor                                                           Travis Kleinman, Counselor
SCHOLARSHIPS




Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Foundation
Deadline: February 27th  
  • Career goal in the crude oil and natural gas industry or related energy field.
  • Must be planning to attend an accredited OHIO College.
  • Applications available in the guidance office.

Blanche and Thomas Hope Scholarship
Deadline: February 27th  

  • Financial need or unusual personal or family circumstances.
  • Good academic record, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, goals and aspirations.
  • Applications available in the guidance office.

Ohio High School Athlete Scholarship
Deadline: February 27th  

  • Minimum 3.25 NON-Weighted GPA
  • Good ACT score
  • Must have received a minimum of 3 varsity letters in one OHSAA sanctioned sport or 4 varsity letters in two or more OHSAA sanctioned sports.
  • Essay – 750 to 1000 words - “How have sports contributed to my life”
  • Applications available in the guidance office.

Dick Griffith Scholarship
Deadline: February 27th

  • Tennis scholarship – not limited to a competitive tennis player but must have a connection to the tennis community at large.
  • Need based (financial form required)
  • Short essay

Lacey Parnell Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: February 27th  

  • Must be attending Ohio University Southern Campus
  • 2.5 Minimum GPA
  • Financial need (financial form required)
  • Community Service
  • 500 Word Essay - "Future Goals and Aspirations"

Jamie Sue Barker Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: February 27th  

  • Must be attending Ohio University Southern Campus
  • 2.5 Minimum GPA
  • Financial need
  • Community Service
  • 500 Word Essay - "Future Goals and Aspirations"

Kiwanis Scholarship
Deadline: February 27th

  • Key Club Members and or HOBY representatives
  • Community Service
  • 250 Word Essay about your community betterment or civic improvement activities

United Producers Scholarship
Deadline: March 29th

  • Applicant must be a preferred member of United Producers Inc. or a child or grandchild of a preferred member
  • Essay required
  • Applications available in the guidance office

Law Co Farm Bureau Scholarship
Deadline: March 29th

Patricia Matthews Family Scholarship
Deadline: March 6th  

  • 2.5 GPA
  • Major in Nursing
  • School and volunteer activities
  • 500 Word Essay - "Future Goals and Aspirations"

Foundations for Appalachian Ohio
Deadline: March 12th                 

  1. AK Steel Foundation Student Scholastic Award for STEM areas
    • Students pursuing studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math with particular emphasis on metallurgy
  2. Ora E. Anderson Scholarship
    • Students pursuing studies associated with the natural sciences.
  3. Ariana R. Ulloa Scholarship
    • Students pursuing a degree International Studies
  4. Wayne White and Bob Evans Legacy Scholarship
    • Student pursuing post-secondary studies

              ********** Applications available in the guidance office.**********

Members Choice Credit Union Scholarship
Deadline: March 15th

  • Parent/guardian or student must be a current Members Choice Credit Union member in good standing
  • Essay - Career Goals and how you plan to achieve them
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Honors and awards, community/work activities and paid work activities

Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce - Academic Scholarship
Deadline: March 27th

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • 400 - 600 word essay, "Future Community Impact"
  • Extracurricular activities and community involvement

COAD (Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development) – STIVISON
Deadline: March 27th 

  • Great Financial Need – reside in a household with a total annual income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines
  • Proof of acceptance by an accredited 2 or 4 year institution of higher education
  • Some community service
  • Character in above average standing
  • Applications available in the guidance office

David Whitehead Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: March 27th  

  • Pursuing a degree in the area of engineering
  • 200 word essay – Sharing your interests in engineering
  • Applications available in the guidance office

Ironton Lion’s Club Scholarship    
Deadline: March 27th

  • Community Service
  • One page essay, “What is the Second Amendment and What Does It Mean?
  • Applications available in the guidance office

Bob and Rosie Foster Scholarship
Deadline: March 27th

  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Financial Need
  • Applications in the guidance office

Sherman Blagg IEA Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: March 27th 

  • GPA/ACT score
  • Community service and extracurricular activites
  • Solid Math Curriculum
  • Applications available in the guidance office

Edna & Mildred Monk Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Deadline: March 27th

  • Must be a child or dependent of a full time King’s daughters Team Member in good standing
  • 2.5 Minimum GPA
  • ACT score 15 or better
  • Financial need
  • Applications available in the guidance office

The Scioto Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: 5:00 p.m. March 28th

United Producers Scholarship
Deadline: March 29th
  • Applicant must be a preferred member of United Producers Inc. or a child or grandchild of a preferred member
  • Essay required
  • Applications available in the guidance office

Law Co Farm Bureau Scholarship
Deadline: March 29th

The William D. Squires Scholarship
Deadline: April 5th

Ironton Co-Operative Club Scholarship
Deadline: April 11th

  • Applicant must be a female
  • Community Service
  • Applications available in the guidance office

Lillian Humphrey Scholarship
Deadline: April 12th

  • Must be attending The Ohio State University
  • Applications available in the guidance office

Clara Ruth Maddix Nursing Scholarship
Deadline: April 12th

  • Students majoring in nursing
  • Applications available in the guidance office

ISSA (Ironton Support Staff Scholarship)
Deadline: April 12th

  • Applications available in the guidance office

Ironton City Schools Foundation     
Deadline: April 12th

  • Minimum GPA 3.2
  • Minimum ACT composite of 25
  • 500 Word Essay
  • Applications available in the guidance office

J.D. Coffman Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 12th

  • Applicant must play at least one sport their senior year
  • Applications available in the guidance office

The Honorable John D. Holschuh Scholarship
Deadline: April 12th

  • Students majoring in Liberal Arts/Pre-Law
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Minimum ACT Composite 22
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Essay
  • Applications available in the guidance office

Southers’ Family Scholarship
Deadline: April 12th 

  • Must be attending Ohio University Athens
  • Applications available in the guidance office

SAFE SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES

www.fastweb.com
www.scholarships4students.com
www.collegescholarships.com
www.goodcall.com/scholarships/
www.studentscholarships.org

www.scholarshipguidance.com

LINKS OF INTEREST

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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
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