Senior Scholarship 

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program

The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2019
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies. All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.

The CTE application is open. Click here to apply. Deadline is June 15, 2019.

Workforce Demand Scholarship

Terra State Community College is offering a unique opportunity for 2019 high school graduates. Students who choose to pursue a degree in a field with high job demand are eligible for the Terra State Workforce Demand Scholarship. This scholarship will provide up to an associate's degree tuition free for 2019 high school graduates pursuing the following degrees:

Hospitality Management
Power Technologies
Agribusiness Management
Interactive Media

Robotics - Integrated Manf. Tech
Business Management
Manufacturing Technology
Systems and Networking Support
Computer Information Systems

Music Technology & Recording Arts
Systems and Networking Support
Health Information Technology
Power and Controls (Electricity)
Welding Technology

Complete a free application for admission and the scholarship application before April 15, 2019. Click here for more information and housing availability. 

Delta Theta Sigma Alumni Chapter-Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

The Caleb Brown, Jr Scholarship application is now available.

To be eligible to receive the Caleb Brown, Jr. Scholarship, each applicant must be:

  • Male, African American High School student graduating in Spring of 2019
  • Attending a high school in the Greater Cincinnati area
  • Accepted into a four-year accredited college or university

The amount of the scholarship that will be awarded will total $1500. The funds will be disbursed directly to the institution of higher education that the recipient will be attending in two separate payments – one before the Fall Semester and the other before the Spring Semester. In the event the recipient is not enrolled in the institution, the funds will be returned to the Foundation to be disbursed to the next four-year institution in that same year or will be forfeited. Applications can be found in the guidance office and the deadline to apply is via email or fax is April 15th. If mailed, must be postmarked by March 29, 2019.

Ohio News Media Foundation

The Ohio News Media Foundation, a non-profit foundation of the Ohio News Media Association, offers a $1,500 scholarship for minority high school seniors in Ohio who plan to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an accredited college or university with the United States for the 2019-20 academic year. For more information and to apply click here. Deadline to apply is April 19, 2019.


To recognize outstanding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, and straight supportive students in the local community. To encourage continuing education for individuals involved with the LGBTQ community. To foster a positive image of these people in society.

Must be a resident of or attending college in the Greater Cincinnati area. Students (at least 17 years of age as of April 19, 2019). Demonstrate positive involvement with the LGBTQ community. Cannot be a prior winner of this award. Must submit complete application by the due date of April 19, 2019.

More information and application can be found here or in the guidance office.

St. Bernard Woman's Club

The St. Bernard Woman's Club will be awarding two $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors who live in the Village of St. Bernard. Their Scholarship Luncheon provides us the opportunity to give these awards as an incentive to greater learning for our students. Applications can be found here or in the guidance office. Deadline to submit applications is April 22, 2019.

Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation

The application for the many scholarships offered from the Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation will open on January 15, 2019. These need-based scholarships come from community organizations, businesses and individuals and are meant to cover costs not met by other federal and state aid. You must submit a FAFSA first in order to be considered for these scholarships. Click here for a list of scholarships available and the application. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2019.

Forest Park Women's Club

The Forest Park Women's Club is awarding a scholarship to a deserving high school senior for their university, college or other qualified education institution. Applicant must complete an application which can be found in the guidance office. Application needs to include an essay, completed application form, evaluation form completed by your teachers, and a transcript. Applications must be postmarked by April 30, 2019

Anthony Munoz Foundation

The Anthony Muñoz Foundation’s Scholarship Fund is a $20,000 scholarship that is awarded to multiple high school seniors in the Tri-State area looking to achieve their dream of continuing their education at a local college or university.

Eligibility requirements for the Scholarship Fund applicants include, but are not limited to:

  • A minimum high school GPA of 3.0 or a minimum composite ACT score of 18
  • A freshman standing by the Fall of 2019 to an Eligible Tri-State University
  • A senior who has overcome adversity, has financial need, excels academically and fulfills a leadership role in the community

Click here to review further eligibility requirements and here for the  application. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2019.

Cincinnati Music Theatre

CMT, through its Scholarship Program, will recognize outstanding Cincinnati area high school seniors who have excelled in various aspects of theater production and/or performance during their high school career and will pursue a college degree in theater arts or theater-related music performance, production or education.

Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an application and portfolio. Two winners will each receive $1,000 payable to the institution. Application deadline is May 1, 2019 and applications can be found in the guidance office.

B. Davis Scholarship

This is a $1,000 essay scholarship. Simple answer the prompt:

Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

Email your essay, along with your name and future education plans to:  Deadline to apply is May 24, 2019.

Pureland Supply

Pureland Supply is offering an annual $1,000.00 scholarship to High School students interested in attending a Vocational School or Community College. The $1,000.00 Pureland Supply Scholarship is open for students who have been accepted to an accredited community college, vocational college, technical school, or trade School. Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world and how the student expects to play a part in the future of their trade or field. Click here for the application and submission information. Deadline to apply is June 1, 2019.

Thanks to the vision of an entrepreneur, was created. Business people across the globe see a need for a product or service and take the steps to fulfill it. As a result, a new small business is born, consumers can purchase the products they need, and people are employed to manufacture and supply those products. The $1,000.00 Scholarship is available to a student enrolled as a Business major who may one day be an entrepreneur and start their own business. This is an annual scholarship that will be offered every year. Application and submission information can be found here. Deadline to apply is June 1, 2019.

Better Business Bureau

BBB Center for Ethics awards annual scholarships to high school seniors who best represent ethics and a willingness to interact thoughtfully with the concept, as demonstrated through the character, quality, and creativity of their videos and applications.

Applicants must create a 30 - 120 second video about an ethical dilemma, either real or fictional, encountered in school or work. Winning videos will showcase not just an ethical dilemma, but how it was resolved, whether positively or negatively, and its overall impact. All video submissions become property of BBB.

Submission details can be found here. Deadline for submission is June 7, 2019.

Ayn Rand Novels Essay Contests

Three essay contests for the novels Anthem, Atlas Shruged, and The Fountain Head are open to 9th - 12th graders. Each novel has its own eligibility criteria. Click here for details. Awards are $30-$10,000.

Chegg Monthly Scholarships

Every month Chegg gives away $1000 to a high school student who best answers the monthly prompt. Create an account to submit your answers. Check back every month for another chance to win! Click here to get started.

University Tutor Scholarship Contest

University Tutor holds a monthly $1000 scholarship contest to any student over the age of 16. Just answer the monthly essay prompt. Click here for the monthly prompt.

Varsity Tutor Scholarship Contest

Varsity Tutor holds a monthly $1000 scholarship contest to any student over the age of 16. Just answer the monthly essay prompt and promote your essay on social media. Click here for details.

Simple Texting Scholarship

Want $1000 for college? It's simple. Simple Texting is offering a $1000 scholarship to a high school senior planning to attend college in 2016. To enter simply express, in 800 words or less, how your mobile device improves your lifestyle. Click here for full details and entry information.

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