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First Commonwealth Bank College Scholarship

It is the mission is to improve the financial lives of our neighbors and their businesses. There is no better way to give back to the community than through the education of area youth, which is why we are is excited to offer the First Commonwealth Bank Scholarship Fund.

The 2021 Scholarship program is now accepting applications. You can submit your application here. Please reference the complete set of rules. The deadline to submit your application is Monday, March 1, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc Sigma Omega Chapter

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Sigma Omega Chapter extends to you the opportunity to apply for our 2020 academic scholarship. We will award scholarships to outstanding high school students of color that reside in Greater Cincinnati.

Applicants will have to provide the following information to be considered for a scholarship: academic excellence, community and volunteer service, extra-curricular activities and exceptional leadership potential.

Applications can be downloaded here or can be picked up in the Guidance office. Applications must be postmarked by March 6, 2020.

National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. Scholarship

Since 1923 the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc., strives to stimulate
professional growth among teachers and to encourage the development of the
potential of our youth.
NSPDK Inc., supports the educational achievement of young men and women in
Greater Cincinnati area schools.
We would like to award a scholarship to two seniors, who have completed the
application requirements and can provide proof of admission to a college or
university of their choice.
The winners will each receive a $1,000.00 scholarship. Applications can be found here or in the guidance office. Deadline to apply is March 12, 2021.

THE MOLES Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship

The Cincinnati Chapter of The Moles, a group of African American women established in 1950. Every other year their national organization awards a four-year scholarship to a graduating senior high school student.

Applicants must:
• Be African-American and a citizen of the United States
• NOT be related, in any way, to a member of THE MOLES
• Be a graduating high school senior with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
• Be accepted to an accredited four-year college/university
• Submit 3 letters of recommendation

Applications are to be completed online. The link is:
NO handwritten applications will be accepted. After completing your application, an email copy will be sent to you. PLEASE PRINT A HARD COPY TO INCLUDE IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET.

Include ONLY the following items with your application packet:
Completed and printed application
Official high school transcript (in a sealed envelope)
Recommendations as identified at the end of the application.
• Submit your completed application packet to arrive by March 13, 2021 to:
The Cincinnati Moles Scholarship Committee
8216 Princeton-Glendale Rd.
PMB 121
West Chester, OH 45069

City of Sharonville Fire Department Scholarship

Applications are available for the Chief Robert J. Yeager Memorial Scholarship. Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors planning to attend college or technical school in the fall of 2021.

Eligibility requirements: must be a Sharonville resident or family member of an active or honorary Sharonville Firefighter or family member of an active or honorary Sharonville Fire Department club member.

Applications can be picked up at the Sharonville Fire Department, 11637 Chester Rd, Sharonville OH 45246 and must be postmarked by March 15, 2021.

Cincinnati Queen City Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta

The Cincinnati Queen City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will distribute scholarships to African-American females in the Greater Cincinnati Metropolitan Area that are currently high school seniors and plan to attend a college or university upon graduation. Recipients of the scholarship will be based on academic excellence, community service involvement, financial need, and a short interview, if requested. Interested applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Applications can be found here or in the guidance office and the deadline to apply is March 26, 2021.

2021 Slater & Zurz Scholarship

Slater & Zurz LLP is pleased to offer a scholarship once again to a high school senior or college undergraduate student. The 2021 scholarship will be in the amount of $5,000 and will be awarded to the winning applicant in May 2021.


  • Students must be a high school senior or college undergraduate
  • Students must be graduating from an Ohio High School or attending an Ohio college or university.

Entry Requirements and entry form can be found here. Deadline for submission is March 31, 2021.

Max Scholarship for Leadership

At Thomas & Galbraith we value integrity, kindness and commitment in everything that we do. These leadership attributes are pillars of performance that drive innovation, growth, and success. The MAX Scholarships for Leadership are a way for us to celebrate and reward these qualities in our 2021 graduates. Through these scholarships we will recognize outstanding individuals who have demonstrated integrity, kindness and commitment in school, at home, and within our community.

Please nominate yourself in 500 words or less. Your nomination should be a short summary of why you feel you are deserving of the scholarship. The summary may contain examples of your character, service to the community, or a story of how you overcame difficult circumstances.

Click here for application link. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2021.

Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter offers scholastic opportunities in support of the sorority’s educational thrust.

To be eligible you must:

  • Be a college bound graduating female
  • Have a GPA of 2.75 or better
  • Reside in Cincinnati or the surrounding area
  • Submit a complete application package.

Click here for the application and complete requirement details. Deadline for submissions is March 31, 2021.

Pleasant Run Farms Civic Association Scholarship

Pleasant Run Farms Civic Association is offering a renewable (four year) $2500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who will attend an accredited university, college, technical or trade school for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • The applicant’s family must be current residents of Pleasant Run Farms and members of the PRF Civic Association as of March 31, 2021.
  • Application must be typed or prepared on a computer. The application, authorization form and details are available on the PRFCA website here or can be picked up in the guidance office.
  • Applications must be completed and returned no later than March 31, 2021.

The National CCAA Scholarship

The National CCAA Scholarship is offered annually to college-bound high school seniors and transfer students from two-year/community colleges attending one of the National CCAA member institutions in the fall.

To be eligible for the National CCAA Scholarship:

  1. Applicants must graduate in the spring (e.g., spring 2021 high school graduation for fall 2021 awards).
  2. Recipients must be accepted to one or more National CCAA member institutions.
  3. Recipients must enroll in a National CCAA member institution beginning in the fall.

Application and more information can be found here. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2021.

Guy B. and Mabel Lykins Scholarship

This $500.00 scholarship is open to high school seniors who will be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, and who have maintained a GPA of 3.0 (based on non-weighted scale). Applicants may be called for a personal interview. The scholarship must be used for tuition and/or books only. Payments will only be made to the college of your choice.

We are looking for students who are involved in community service.

Applications will be accepted beginning February 15, 2021 and postmarked on or before April 2, 2021. Please mail application to Lykins Companies, Inc., Attention: Ann Ashbrook, 5163 Wolfpen-Pleasant Hill Road, Milford, OH 45150. Applications can be found here or in the guidance office.

Thomas J. Klinedinst, Jr Memorial Students of Integrity Scholarship

The Students of Integrity (SOI) Scholarship showcases high school students who demonstrate a superior understanding of ethics. The Center awards the scholarships to the high school students with the highest-scoring essay. Click here for application link. Deadline to apply is April 4, 2021. Mental Health Movement Scholarship

Despite living in the most prosperous period of history, millions of people are struggling.

Today, conversations around mental health are unfortunately stigmatized and isolating for the 67 million people across the country who struggle to cope with mental health concerns every day.

As a small solution, the Mental Health Movement Scholarship will support one student in any field of study who has battled with mental health or has a loved one who has in the past or currently is experiencing mental health concerns.

To apply, please share a 300-word essay describing your personal/loved one’s journey and how you want to use these experiences to positively impact the lives of others battling mental illness. Click here for application link. Deadline to apply is April 4, 2021.

Mason Kiwanis Scholarship Foundation

The Mason Scholarship Foundation is happy to announce that they are offering $1500/year up to four year renewable college scholarships for senior students who live in the Mason City School District or attend Mason High School.

Click here for scholarship details and application link. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2021.

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 10

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 10 is accepting applications for its annual scholarship program available to students from the Greater Cincinnati area who are pursuing their education beyond high school. These scholarships are available to veterans and their immediate family members/dependents. More complete guidelines are listed on the enclosed attachments. Applicants may be high school seniors or students already enrolled in college, technical or vocational school.

Applications can be found here or in the guidance office. Deadline to apply is April 19, 2021.

Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation

For decades, the Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation (CSF) has administered scholarships that have helped thousands of students from the Greater Cincinnati area to achieve their dream of a college education. The scholarship funds come from community organizations, businesses and individuals who believe that a higher education should be available to everyone, regardless of financial limitations.

Criteria for these scholarships are determined by the donors and can be specific, which is why it is important that you complete the application in its entirety. Most scholarships are "need-based", and help to cover the cost of education after all other federal, state, and campus-based aid have been awarded. To be considered for all CSF scholarships, you must have a proven financial need which can only be determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

A list of scholarships and application can be found here. Application will be open on January 4th and the deadline to apply is April 30, 2021.

McCormick & Murphy P.C. Personal Injury Scholarship

This scholarship is available to all high school seniors and current college students who are planning on entering the law field. We understand how difficult it can be to pay for college and law school, and we want to help someone afford a better education.

This is a one time $500 scholarship. Must be attending a 4-yr college/university or 2-yr community college for Fall 2021. Dead line to apply is April 30, 2021 and online applications can be found here.

Pureland Supply Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship

Pureland Supply has been selling high quality replacement projector lamps to various universities, schools, and government entities since 1997. We understand the importance of skilled trades in our society and appreciate those who learn and perform specific trade, craft or labor occupations.

The $500.00 Pureland Supply Scholarship
is available to students who have been accepted to an accredited trade school, vocational college, technical school or community college for the study of trade, craft, or labor occupations. Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world and why this is the path they have chosen.

Click here for application form and submission information. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2021.

The Fuel Foundation 2021 Pay it Forward Scholarship

Who is Eligible?
• SIGMA Members’ adult or student employees, spouses, children, grandchildren and dependents of current employees.
• High School Seniors who have been accepted to college or trade school for Fall of 2020 with a minimum GPA of 2.5
• Students currently enrolled in a Trade School, Undergraduate, Graduate, and PhD program with a cumulative 2.5 College GPA AND a minimum of one full time quarter/semester completed.
• Individuals who have completed significant volunteer work in your community or school such as public service, community outreach, coaching, event volunteering, etc. (Supporting documentation required).

Application Materials
• This Completed Application, including all volunteer activities for 2020.

Click here for application. Deadline to apply is May 29, 2021.

Allergies Shaped My Life Scholarship

Eligibility Documentation

  • Have at least one food allergy (provide Doctor’s note)
  • Provide documentation for college, university, or trade school acceptance or provide a copy of student ID at current college, university, or trade school
  • Submit 500-word essay on your experience with food allergies and how it has shaped your life

Apply by June 1st 2021 Click here for application.

BigSun Scholarship 2021

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. Click here to apply. Deadline to apply is June 19, 2021.

The Balanced Man Scholarship at UC

During the 2020 – 2021 school year, SigEp Chapters will award over $225,000 at more than 160 campuses across the country through the Balanced Man Scholarship program. We believe that recognizing students who exhibit balance and all-around excellence is a way to promote this important ideal. Each year, our chapter at the University of Cincinnati awards up to $4,000 in scholarships to incoming freshman students. Our goal is to reward men who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body, as we believe they are essential to leading a balanced life.

To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, you must attend the University of Cincinnati in the 2021-2022 school year and submit the application by July 15th, 2021. The application can be fund here.

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 $100 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 $200 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.

L.A. Tutors Monthly Scholarship

LA Tutors awards students who showcase their creativity and make positive impacts with a $500 Innovation in Education scholarship. On an ongoing monthly basis, this scholarship is open to all currently enrolled high school and college students who showcase their creativity while helping those around them (whether that be in a creative fundraiser, inventive new app, series of blog posts on a particular theme, etc.). The application deadline is 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month.


Must be currently enrolled in high school or college with a cumulative CPA of at least 3.0 and be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Click here for full details and application.

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B. Davis Scholarship

This essay contest helps who visit their site. To apply for this scholarship you need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic:

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.

You submission should be emailed to by May 22, 2021.