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College Scholarships for Seniors

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Check out the StudentScholarships.org page for a list scholarships available to graduating seniors.

Anthony Munoz Foundation Scholarship/AMF NKU Scholarship

Developed through Anthony and his family’s passion to help deserving students reach their dreams of attending a local college or university, the Foundation’s Scholarship Fund awards multiple $20,000 scholarships to select Tri-State high school seniors.

SCHOLARSHIP FUND INFORMATION:

  • Application Process
    • Students must apply for the Scholarship Fund
  • Eligibility Requirements
    • Any high school senior attending a high school within AMF’s Area of Impact
    • Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 OR a minimum composite ACT score of 18
    • Students must have freshman standing by the fall of 2023 to an Eligible Tri-State College/University or NKU.
    • Students must demonstrate a desire and intent to overcome adversity, financial need, high academic standing and a leadership role in the community
  • What Happens After Applications Close?
    • If chosen, students will be required to interview with member(s) of the Anthony Muñoz Foundation Scholarship Fund selection committee
    • Finalists will be announced at the end of May and will attend the award ceremony at our Hall of Fame Dinner in June
  • Applications for the 2023 Scholarship will open January 1, 2023 and be accepted through May 1, 2023. Click here for Application.

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 below or in the guidance office. Deadline to apply is February 27, 2023.

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 2022 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, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship

  • Every year, HSF selects ~10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants
  • HSF Scholars have access to a full range of invaluable Scholar Support Services, including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training
  • Career services include access to internships and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners
  • HSF Scholars are eligible to apply for all Scholar Conferences including, the STEM Summit, Finance Conference, Media & Entertainment Summit, Entrepreneurship Summit, Healthcare Summit, and Alumni Symposium
  • Exclusive access to the HSF Insider which shares invaluable information and select career opportunities with HSF corporate partners
  • Finally, and importantly, HSF awards more than $30 million in scholarships annually and, depending upon available funds, HSF Scholars may also be eligible to receive a scholarship, which ranges from $500-$5,000 and awarded directly to students.

Eligibility:

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the U.S., for the 2021-2022 academic year
  • Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable)

Deadline to apply is February 15, 2023 and the application can be found here.

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 below attachments. Applicants may be high school seniors or students already enrolled in college, technical or vocational school.

More information can also be found here.

Applications can be found below or in the guidance office. Deadline to apply is April 17, 2023.


BigSun Scholarship 2023

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.

Please send a short essay (500 - 1,000 words) answering the following questions:

  • How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
  • Has your participation influenced your career goals?
  • How has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?

Please remember to include your name and the school you are attending. Submissions can be sent to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com Deadline to apply is June 19, 2023.

Click here details or more information.

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Educational Fund

The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) Educational Fund is a tax-exempt source of funds to provide academic achievement scholarships for the children and grandchildren of currently employed civilian and military personnel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

ELIGIBILITY:

Student applicants must:
• be children or grandchildren of active duty military or government civilian employees currently assigned to Wright-Patterson AFB, and
• be graduating from high school in 2023, and
• have a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 3.50 on a 4.0 scale, and
• have a minimum ACT score of 27 or minimum SAT score of 1200.

Application and more information can be found here. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2023.

Cincinnati Chapter of the NFLPA - Professional Athlete Foundation Scholarship

The PAF Chapter Student Scholarship is designed for high school athletes with intentions to attend a 2-year or 4-year college/university. The scholarship rewards high school athletes for their non-athletic achievements and assist them in achieving their academic career goals. Students are not required to compete in collegiate athletics to receive this scholarship.

Eligibility

1. Overall High School Grade Point Average of 2.0 or better;
2 .Must be a high school senior;
3. Acceptance into a two-year or four-year college or university;
4. Nominated by high school coach;
5. Participated at the varsity level in athletics for at least one year;
6. Has not accepted a full scholarship award or grant (athletic or academic);
7. Is not the son or daughter of current or former NFL Player.

Application can be found below. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2023.

Society of American Military Engineers Scholarship

One of SAME’s strategic goals is to “Enrich the STEM Pipeline for the Nation.” It is the intent of the Kittyhawk Post to grant scholarships annually to encourage students in the Post’s region (Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky) to pursue careers in fields related to the Society’s mission - engineering, architecture, construction, facilities management and environmental management/science. The program is designed to cover all levels of post-high-school education to include associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degrees. The number and value of scholarships awarded may vary from year to year, but our typical awards are $1000~$2000 to eight to 12 awardees. Two types of scholarships are awarded each year. Below we provide links to detailed descriptions and applications for each. Deadline to Receive Applications and accompanying files is April 1, 2023 and can be found here.

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

Lockheed Martin launched the STEM Scholarship Program in 2018 as part of investment in the next generation of STEM talent. We are committed to providing access to pathways through education and into the STEM workforce for all students, particularly those from diverse backgrounds and communities historically underrepresented in STEM fields.

Each year, the STEM Scholarship Program awards $10,000 to 200 recipients studying engineering or computer science at a 4-year college or university. Recipients may renew the scholarship up to three times for a total potential value of $40,000 per student.

Applications will open Monday, January 9, 2023 at 6:00AM Central Time and close on March 31, 2023 at 3:00PM Central Time. Click here for application.

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.

Requirements:

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.

Raise.me

Introducing Micro-Scholarship from Raise.me. Get scholarships from colleges for your achievements in high school. You add your achievements like grades, clubs, sports, volunteer activities, and more to your portfolio. For each achievement, you'll get scholarships from different colleges, which you can redeem if you attend that college. Learn about and follow different colleges from across the country to find schools that are the best fit for you. There are over 180 College Partners with Raise.me. Open to students in grades 9-12. Click here to learn more.

SallieMae Let's Make College Happen

November is National Scholarship Month. Enter for a change to win a $5,000 scholarship and use SallieMae's Scholarship Search to find other scholarship opportunities to match your skills and interests. Click here to register and find out more

GIGSmart

One high school and one college students will will a $7,500 scholarship. Download the Gigsmart app. Gigsmart is the way workers choose jobs and requesters source workers. Input your job skills, set your hourly rate, accept the gigs that fit your schedule, get paid through the app with no fees, and work on your terms. More information can be found here.

Discover Student Loans

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