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Cleveland Browns-Marion Motley Scholarship2018-09-30

The Cleveland Browns have partnered with the College Now Greater Cleveland to provide two four-year renewable scholarships of $2,500/year. Applicants must be planning to major in an area that would lead to a career working for a professional sports organization, such as: accounting, business, communications, event management, exercise science, finance, graphic design, human resources, information technology, journalism, kinesiology, marketing/advertising, public relations or sports management.



Criteria:

1. Must be a senior graduating in 2019 and planning to enroll in college in fall of 2019

2. Minimum 2.5 gpa

3. Minimum 18 on ACT or 860 on Math and Verbal portions of SAT

4. Meet specific income quidelines (see application)

5. Must be planning to major in an area that would lead to a career working for a professional sports organization. (see application for specific areas)

6. Copy of 2015 tax forms for student and parent

7. Two essays (see application)

8. Extracurricular resume or list of activities

9. Optional letter of recommendation from teacher or other non-relative adult who knows you

10. Official high school transcript

11. Application is available online at:

http://collegenowgc.org/find-scholarships/

DAR Good Citizen (Daughters of the American Revolution)2018-10-03

All MHS seniors are eligible to participate in the DAR Good Citizen Contest which is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. Applicants must have the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.



Of the students who turn in the required information, one will be chosen by the MHS counselors as the MHS "DAR Good Citizen".

To be considered as the DAR Good Citizen, this information must be submitted:

- Completed "Student Cover Sheet" (attached)

- List of high school activities including offices held, awards received; athletic, music, journalism, drama, science and/or other activities and your areas of special interest.

- Short statement on your future plans, education/career goals and aspirations in list

- List of extra-curricular activities and any employment history

- Short statement as to how your efforts to serve your community have been effective or have made a difference

- Briefly describe how the four qualities of a DAR Good Citizen (Dependability, Service, Leadership and Patriotism) are important and how you have tried to exhibit those qualities in your life and in your relationships with others

- Transcript

- Two Recommendation Letters



DEADLINE: Complete the attached "Student Cover Sheet" and return it along with the required information to the Guidance Office (A114) by October 3, 2018.



The counselors will choose the DAR Good Citizen from the applications submitted. That student will then be able to participate in the DAR Scholarship Contest. Student will be asked to write an essay of up to 550 words. (Topic will be disclosed at that time). Essay will then be submitted to the DAR Chapter. They will choose the scholarship recipient from entries submitted by MHS and other schools in their chapter area. Only the student chosen as the MHS DAR Good Citizen can compete for the scholarship. Amount of the scholarship is $500.

AES Engineering2018-10-06

AES Engineering will award scholarships in the amount of $500. It is their belief that high grade point averages should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason their scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character as determined by evaluation of the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study; you are not required to be taking engineering courses to be eligible.

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Criteria:

1. Seniors and students in post-secondary institutions are eligible to apply.

2. Students must submit an essay of 500-1000 words in response to the following question: "When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What people, things and accomplishments do you need?"

3. Submit essay via email to: scholarships@aesengineers.com Be sure to include your full name, the name of your high school and your future plans.

Wendy's High School Heisman2018-10-17

Since 1994, Wendy's Restaurants have teamed up with the Heisman Memorial Trophy Committee to create the Wendy's High School Heisman Award. The award honors both male and female high school students who excel in academics, athletics and student leadership. One male athlete and one female athlete from Ohio will win a $,5000 scholarship along with national honor and recognition during ESPN's telecast of the Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation. Ninety state winners will receive a $500 scholarship. Eight national finalists receive a $1,000 scholarship. The award honors both male and female high school students who excel in academics, athletics and student leadership.

Criteria:



1. Must be a senior, male or female

2. Must exhibit excellence in the classroom, on the playing field and within the community.

3. Must have a "B" average and participate in one of 27 sports.

4. Must apply on line at wendysheisman.com

5. Applicants must supply the email address of their counselor who must review your application and verify your gpa and rank by Oct. 3, 2016. It is to your advantage to apply early and give your counselor plenty of time to verify your application.

Horatio Alger Foundation2018-10-25

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. More info and applications at: scholars.horatioalger.org

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CRITERIA:

1. Must be a high school senior planning to graduate in spring 2018 with plans to enter a college/university in the U.S. in the fall of 2018.

2. Intend to pursue a bachelor's degree. Students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution.

3. Critical financial need, preferable $55,000 or lower adjusted gross income per family

4. Involvement in a co-curricular and community service activities

5. Must maintain a minimum gpa of 2.0

6. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

7. Must submit application online at: scholars.lhoratioalger.org

8. One adult who understands your adversity and can describe the unique circumstances in your life must fill out the Support Form online.

9. Your counselor must complete the online Certification Form. Please notify your counselor that you are applying for this scholarship.

10. Students must submit the front page of their parent/guardian federal tax return (1040,1040A,1040EZ or 1099 SSA for either 2015 in order to verity income.

11. Official high school transcript must be uploaded. See your counselor for assistance with this.

National Co-Op Scholarship2019-02-12

The National Commission for Cooperative Education, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing high quality, college-level cooperative education, is offering 175 merit co-op scholarships totaling $4.1 million to students who are planning to participate in college cooperative education. Students must apply and be accepted for the 2019-20 academic year at one or more of the eight WACE Partner Colleges and Universities: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Oswego (SUNY), Univ. of Cincinnati, Univ. of Toledo and Wentworth Institute of Technology.



CRITERIA:



1. GPA of 3.5 or better

2. Essay describing "why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program".

3. Must apply and be accepted for 2019-20 at one or more of the colleges/universities mentioned above.

4. No transcript or recommendation letters are required and they request none be sent.

5. Applicants must apply and be accepted at one of the partner institutions listed.

6. Student may submit a written application (available in the scholarship drawer located in A114) or student may apply online at: www.waceinc.org