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University of Dayton ROTC2019-02-04

The University of Dayton Army Reserve Office Training Corps anticipates they will award numerous scholarships for fall of 2019. The ROTC curriculum focuses on leadership development applicable to any career - military or civilian.



The 4-year scholarships will award full tuition and fees valued at nearly $42,900/year and the Univ. of Dayton will provide up to $13,580/year in addition. These benefits are renewable.



The 3-year Advance Designee award: The University of Dayton will pay the tuition cost during the first year, and the University of Dayton will provide housing for the third and fourth year of the scholarship with a total value of over $203,240.



Applications can be completed online at: www.goarmy.com/rotc



DEADLINE: 2/4/19



Ohio University Women's Club - females only2019-02-06

The Ohio University Women's Club of Greater Cleveland will award a scholarship to high school senior WOMAN. The scholarship can range in value from a partial scholarship up to full tuition. This is for the freshman year only.



Criteria:

1. Must be female and entering OU as a freshman in fall of 2019.

2. Upper 20% of class

3. Minimum unweighted gpa of 3.5

4. Minimum 25 ACT and/or 1140 SAT (Critical Reading + Math)

5. Essay (500) words (see application)

6. Must include official transcript in a SEALED envelope

7. Applications are available online at: https://www.ohio.edu/alumni/inform/finding-alumni/Ohio-University-Womens-Club-of-Greater-Cleveland.cfm or in the scholarship drawer in A-114.



MHS Deadline: 2/6/19 (Postmark deadline: 2/9/19)

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

Ronald Stapleton Memorial Scholarship2019-02-22

This scholarship is in memory of Ronald Stapleton. He graduated from MHS in 1969 and University of Cincinnati in 1972. His 1600 meter time stood as a record at MHS until 2016. He was an All-American cross-country runner at UC. Ron was an outstanding individual, devoted family man and successful businessman. One $1000 scholarship will be awarded in his memory to a student who has at least 2 years of varsity cross-country and/or track participation). Applicant will be evaluated on additional criteria as described below.



Criteria:

1. Applicant must have participated in at least 2 years cross-country and/or track at Mentor High School

2. Scholarship is to be used for educational training beyond high school at any college, university, trade or technical school.

3. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of: financial need, grades, extracurricular activities, teacher recommendations (2) and autobiography

4. Return completed application to Guidance, room A114, by 2/22/19

Cleveland Hockey Booster Club2019-02-25

The Cleveland Hockey Booster Club will award 5 scholarships (as college/university bookstore credit) in the amounts of $2000, $1700, $1400, $1100, $800 to high school seniors currently playing in the NCHSHL (North coast High School Hockey League) or GCHSHL (Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League). Mentor is a member of the GCHSHL.



Criteria:

1. Must be graduating in 2019 and planning to attend college 2019-2020.

2. Minimum 3.0 gpa.

3. Letter from coach or assistant coach which includes how player displayed good sportsmanship and/or leadership

4. Must have earned two or more Varsity Hockey Letters or participated in Club Hockey for two or more years.

5. Must submit an essay entitled, "What High School Hockey has Meant to Me"

6. Essays may be mailed or emailed in time for their deadline of 3/1/19



MHS DEADLINE: 2/25/19

Junior Women's Club of Mentor2019-02-25

The Junior Women's Club of Mentor will award $1,000 in scholarship(s) to senior students residing in the Lake County. Number of scholarships and amounts to be awarded will be based on number and quality of applications. Applicants do not have to be female.



Criteria:

1. Community service and leadership

2. One recommendation letter

3. Typed essay of less than 500 words with the topic, "What do you view as the area of greatest need for volunteer work in your community?"

4. Applicants may complete the online application or turn in a paper application. The paper application can be found in the Guidance Office, room A114. The online application can be found at:

http://mentorjuniorwomen.org/scholarship-application/

5. Completed paper applications must be returned to the Mentor High School Guidance Office by

February 25. Online application must be completed and emailed by March 1.

Dr. Theodore Webster Memorial Scholarship2019-02-28

This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Theodore Webster who was a 1987 graduate of Mentor High School. They will award a $500 scholarship to a Mentor High School senior who plans to attend The Ohio State University (main campus or a branch).



Criteria:

1. Must be a Mentor High School senior graduating in May 2019 and planning to attend The Ohio State University (main campus or a branch).

2. Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need, character, responsibility and GPA.

3. Attach a transcript.

4. Applications can be found in the Scholarship Drawer located in the Guidance Office, room A114.

5. Return completed applications to the Guidance Office.

MHS Class of 1976 Scholarship2019-03-01

The MHS Class of 1976 will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from Mentor High School to be used for educational purposes beyond high school at any accredited college, university or trade school.



Criteria:

1. Must be a current MHS senior planning to pursue their education beyond high school.

2. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher

3. Two recommendation letters (one from a MHS faculty and one from a non-family member)

4. Five paragraph essay, see application for details

5. List of activities

6. Unless excused in writing by the scholarship committee chairman, the recipient of the scholarship must attend the MHS Senior Awards Ceremony to be held on May 15, 2019 at the Croatian Lodge in Eastlake.

Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce2019-03-01

The Mentor Chamber of Commerce offers 2 different scholarships. One or more scholarships of $1,000 may be awarded for each scholarship.



Dan-Mar Krueger Scholarship: Seniors who intend to pursue their education beyond high school at any college, trade or technical school may apply



Marie Pucak Technical Scholarship: Seniors who intend to pursue their education beyond high school at any trade or technical school may apply



Application must be filled out online at:

www.mentorchamberfoundation.org



You must upload a recommendation letter and transcript. If you need assistance with this, see Mrs. Pizzuti in the Guidance Office, room A114.





Mentor Schools Foundation2019-03-05

The Mentor Schools Foundation will award a minimum of 2-$750 scholarships to graduating seniors from Mentor High School.



Criteria:



1. To be used for educational training beyond high school at any college, university, trade or technical school.

2. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of: financial need, grades, extracurricular activities, teacher recommendations (2) and autobiography

3. Return completed application to Guidance, room A114, by 3/5/18





MHS DEADLINE: 3/5/19

Hieronymus Music Scholarship2019-03-06

The Hieronymus Music Foundation will award one or more scholarships to graduating seniors from Mentor High School.



Criteria:

1. Plan to pursue a degree in music education or music performance at any college or university

2. Letter of acceptance from a four-year accredited college

3. Excellent academic standing

4. Essay why you wish to pursue a career in music

5. Please note, if you will be attending Heidelberg University majoring in music, there is a separate scholarship application.

6. Applications can be found in the Guidance Office, room A114.



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: March 6, 2019

Mentor Teachers Association - Career Tech Scholarship2019-03-06



The Mentor Teachers Association will award up to $1,000 to a Mentor High senior(s) planning to attend a Technical/Vocational school or 2-year college. The award may be divided among recipients at the discretion of the committee.



CRITERIA:



1. At least a 3.0 gpa

2. Must have completed at least two years at Mentor High

3. Must be planning to enroll in a Technical/Vocational school or a 2-year college.

4. Recommendations from two high school teachers from different subject areas.

5. Applications are available in Guidance Office, room A114.

6. Completed applications are to be returned to the Guidance Office, room A114.

Mentor Teachers Association General Scholarship2019-03-06

The Mentor Teachers Association will award up to $1,000 to a Mentor High senior(s) planning to attend college. The award may be divided among candidates at the discretion of the committee.



CRITERIA:



1. At least a 3.0 gpa

2. Must have completed at least two years at Mentor High

3. Recommendations from two high school teachers from different subject areas.

4. Applications are available in the Guidance Office, room A114.

5. Completed applications are to be returned to the Guidance Office, room A114.

Mentor Teachers Association - Education Majors Scholarship2019-03-06

The Mentor Teachers Association will award up to $1,000 to a graduating senior(s) who plans to major in education or the award may be divided among candidates at the discretion of the committee.

CRITERIA:



1. Plan to major in education

2. At least a 3.0 gpa

3. Must have completed at least two years at Mentor High

4. Recommendations from two high school teachers from different subject areas. Recommendation should speak to likelihood of success in the teaching profession.

5. Applications are available in the Guidance Office, room A114.

6. Completed applications are to be returned to the Guidance Office, room A114.

Lake County Retired Teachers Association2019-03-08

The Lake County Retired Teachers Association will award a scholarship to a graduating senior who intends to major in education. The amount of the scholarship varies from year to year; however, it will be sufficient to purchase all or some textbooks.



Criteria:



1. Must be a graduating senior planning to enroll in a 4-year college/university with the intent of majoring in education.

2. Academic achievement, community involvement and extracurricular activities are considerations.

3. Two letters of recommendation from persons other than family members who have known you for at least 2 years.

4. Essay is required (see application)

5. Transcript must be submitted.

6. If you are chosen as a finalist you must be available for an interview to be held on May 1 or 2. The candidate will be contacted by the organization with details on time/place for the interview.

Bellflower Elementary School PTA2019-03-22

Bellflower Elementary PTA will award two $1,000 scholarships to graduating MHS seniors for educational training beyond high school.



Criteria:

1. Attended Bellflower at least three years, including all of 5th grade

2. Minimum 2.0 gpa

3. Financial need, character and responsibility

4. Recommendation letter from teacher or guidance counselor

5. Applicants must go to: www.mentorschools.net/bellflower/site/default.asp and fill out the application on-line. Then, print it out and return it along with the recommendation letter to the MHS Guidance office.

6. Please note: the application must be "typed" not handwritten



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: March 22, 2019

Bellflower Elementary School PTA2019-03-22

Bellflower Elementary PTA will award two $1,000 scholarships to graduating MHS seniors for educational training beyond high school.



Criteria:

1. Attended Bellflower at least three years, including all of 5th grade

2. Minimum 2.0 gpa

3. Financial need, character and responsibility

4. Recommendation letter from teacher or guidance counselor

5. Applicants must go to: www.mentorschools.net/bellflower/site/default.asp and fill out the application on-line. Then, print it out and return it along with the recommendation letter to the MHS Guidance office.

6. Please note: the application must be "typed" not handwritten



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: March 22, 2018

Sterling Morton Elementary School PTA2019-04-01

Sterling Morton PTA will award one $500 scholarship to a graduating senior who attended Sterling Morton at least 3 years.



Criteria:

1. Use for educational training beyond high school at any college or trade school

2. Must have attended Morton for a minimum of three years

3. Applications available in scholarship drawer located in A-114 or at:

www.mentorschools.net (click on Schools/Sterling Morton/PTA/Scholarship)



MHS DEADLINE: 4/1/19

Hopkins Elementary PTA Scholarship2019-04-15

Hopkins Elementary PTA will award one $500 scholarship. Applications may be obtained in the Scholarship Drawer at MHS or electronically from www.mentorschools.net/hopkins/site, then click on PTA, then Scholarship





CRITERIA:



1. Must have attended Hopkins at least three years, including all of fifth grade



2. Use for training beyond high school, including any college or technical school



3. At least a 3.2 grade point average



4. Leadership ability



5. Recommendations: Two



6. Applications available in the Guidance Office, room A114 or online at: www.mentorschools.net/hopkins/site





MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: 4/15/19

Orchard Hollow Elementary School PTA2019-04-17

Orchard Hollow PTA will award one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior.



CRITERIA:



1. Attended Orchard Hollow

2. Plan to use money for educational training beyond high school

3. Character

4. Evidence of responsibility

5. Financial need

6. Academic achievement

7. Extra Curricular Activities

8. Applications are available in Room A-114



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: 4/17/19



B. Davis2019-05-25

This scholarship is offered through the generosity of the sponsors of the Student Award Search Aid website sponsors. It is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as students currently registered in any post-secondary institution. Additional information at: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships



Criteria:

1. You must submit your entry via email to: awards@studentawardsearch.com

2. Must write an essay of 1000 or less 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.

3. Be sure to include your name, high school name, what college you will be attending and what your future academic plans are in the email.



ONLINE DEADLINE: 5/24/19 (online)

College Board Opportunity Scholarship2019-05-31

This is a new scholarship opportunity provided by The College Board. Applying to college is a complicated process, so they've created a program that guides students through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, students are rewarded through effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships.



The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six steps, and you're eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.



Go to cb.org/opportunity to learn more about this program.

Cleveland State University Balanced Man2019-08-19

The Cleveland State University Chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity is offering scholarships totaling $2,500 to incoming freshmen men for the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicants/recipients have NO obligation to join Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity in order to be eligible for the scholarship. Their goal is to reward men who exemplify the qualities of a sound mind and a sound body as they believe they are the two ideals essential to leading a balanced life. Sigma Phi Epsilon awards similar scholarships at 15 other chapters on Ohio campuses.



Criteria:

1. Must be male

2. Must be planning to enroll in Cleveland State University for the 2019-2020 academic year.

3. Must have a minimum 3.0 gpa

4. Must not be affiliated with any other fraternity.

5. Apply online at: www.csuohio.edu/SigEp Then click on the Balanced Man Scholarship area.



DEADLINE: 8/15/19