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Ohio Newspaper Foundation2017-03-27



The Ohio Newspapers Foundation will award a $1,500 scholarship to a minority senior from Ohio.



CRITERIA:

1 Plan to pursue a newspaper journalism career and attend an Ohio college

2. Minority (African American, Hispanic, Asian American, American Indian

3. At least a 2.5 GPA (include transcript)

4. Autobiography (750-1,000 words)

5. Two letters of recommendation

6. Samples of writing



MHS DEADLINE: 3/27/17

Lake County Agricultural Society2017-03-27

The Lake County Fair Board will award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior.



CRITERIA:



1. Lake County resident

2. Must be a member of a Lake County 4-H organization or be a member of the Lake County Junior Fair Board

3. Proof of acceptance into a college or technical school

4. Minimum 2.5 gpa

5. Essay summarizing school/community activities and worthiness

6. Recommendations: Two One from a high school teacher/counselor and one from a community member.

7. Applications are available in Room A114.

8. Applications must be postmarked by April 1.



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: 3/27/17

Lebanese Syrian American Junior League2017-03-27

The Lebanese-Syria Junior Women's League will award three-$1,000 scholarships to girls or boys of Lebanese or Syrian descent residing in the greater Cleveland area.



CRITERIA:



1. Academically outstanding (At least a "B" average)

2. Must be of Lebanese or Syrian descent, female or male

3. Autobiography: 200 words

4. Recommendations: Two



Applications are available in Room A-114.



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: 3/27/17

Lake County Medical Alliance2017-03-27

The Lake County Medical Alliance will award scholarships to high school seniors. Last year, they awarded six $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors.



CRITERIA:



1. Plan to pursue a health-related field

2. Areas of interest: pharmacy, speech and hearing, physical therapy, nursing, medical technology, physician assistant, radiologic technology, nutrition, respiratory therapy, to name a few. (Excludes pre-med, psychology, dental health and veterinary health)

3. At least a 3.0 GPA

4. Financial need

5. Recommendation letter

6. Autobiographical paragraph

7. Written verification from college of acceptance into a health-related department

8. Applications are also available at:

www.lakecountymedicalsociety.org



MHS DEADLINE: 3/27/17

Memorial Middle School PTA2017-03-27

Memorial Middle School PTA will award 4-$500 scholarships to seniors at Mentor High who intend to pursue a 4-year degree at a college/university or students who will be pursuing their education at any 2-year college, technical, vocational school. At least one will be given to a 2-year/tech school applicant.



CRITERIA



1. Attended Memorial for a minimum of two years and is currently a senior at MHS

2. Planning to attend a 4-year college/university or a 2-year college/tech/vocational school

3. Character

4. Leadership

5. Service

6. Financial need

7. Recommendation from Mentor High faculty or staff member

8. Recommendation from a community member



MHS Deadline: 3/27/17

BP Scholarship (females only)2017-03-27

The Fluorine Chapter of Iota Sigma Pi will award the BP Scholarship(s) of $2,000 to young women with a profound interest in chemistry who will be attending an Ohio college or university.



Criteria:

1. Must be female and a high school senior

2. Must have applied to an accredited four-year college/university in Ohio with the intent of pursuing a scientific career after graduation. (Pre-med, pre-pharmacy/pharmacy are excluded)

3. Must have completed, or be in the process of completing, a minimum of 3 academic years of physical science courses and 3 academic years of math.

4. Must have at least a 3.4 gpa

5. Must exhibit strong scientific achievement and continued interest in both chemistry and mathematics.

6. Application can be found at:

https://sites.google.com/site/iotasigmapicleveland/bp-scholarship

7. Handwritten applications will not be accepted. Four copies of the application including attachments must be submitted.







MHS DEADLINE: 3/27/17

Ross & Carmella DeJohn Five Star Scholarship2017-03-27

The Ross and Carmella DeJohn Scholarship is offering $500 scholarship(s) to graduating senior(s) from Lake County.



1. Academics

2. Demonstrated integrity, fairness, excellence, independence and professionalism

3. Letter of reference from counselor

4. Essay (no more than 500 words)

5. Three finalists will have an interview with scholarship committee

6. Applications can also be found on their website: wwwdejohncares.com In the News & Events menu, click on Scholarship Award 2017



Applications are available in Room A-114.



MHS Deadline: 3/21/17

ABB Engineering, Inc.2017-03-27

They will award 5-$1,000 non-renewable scholarships to graduating seniors from a Lake or Geauga County high school and who are residents of Lake or Geauga County.



Criteria:



1. Must be graduating from a Lake or Geauga County high school and a resident of Lake or Geauga County.

2. Minimum gpa of 3.0

3. Must be planning to major in one of the following courses of study: chemical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, software development/design.

4. Must be planning to attend a college/university in Ohio.

5. Scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement, financial need, evidence of involvement in community and school activities and service, leadership rolls

6. Special consideration given to minorities.





DEADLINE: 3/27/17

Hieronymus Music Scholarship (Heidelberg University)2017-03-27

The Hieronymus Music Foundation will award a $5,000 scholarship to graduating Mentor High School senior who will be attending Heidelberg University majoring in music education or music performance.



CRITERIA:



1. Must be graduating from Mentor High School in May 2017 and be planning to attend Heidelberg University to pursue a degree in music education or music performance

2. Letter of acceptance from Heidelberg University

3. Excellent academic standing

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



Applications are available in Room A-114.



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: March 27, 2017

Heironymus Music Scholarship2017-03-27

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 27, 2017

Fields of Learning2017-03-28

Fields of Learning, a non-profit organization founded in 2004 by the Ferguson family of Kirtland Hills, Ohio, is encouraging Ohio high school students (whether part of a football team or not) to write about their learning experiences related to high school football and to reward as many as possible with financial aid for continuing education. There will be five $1,000 awards.



CRITERIA:



1. ALL high school students - not limited to football players. Fans, band members, cheerleaders, etc, are all invited to enter.

2. 700-1500 word essay. The essay should discuss something you learned related to high school football. This is not limited to experiences of actually being on the high school football team. For example, maybe you learned something as a cheerleader, band member or as a fan who attended games, or from an experience a friend or relative had. Anything you think of that has a connection at all to high school football is acceptable.

3. Essay must be typewritten and be a true story told in your own words.

4. You are encouraged to complete the online registration and submit your essay via email to admin@fieldsoflearning.org. Include your last name and title of your essay in the Subject Line. In the body of the mail, include your full name, mailing address, phone number, high school, current grade and year of graduation.

5. You may send your essay through US Mail to 9387 Sperry Rd., Kirtland Hills, OH 44060. Include a brief cover letter with your full name, address, phone number, high school, grade level and year of graduation.

6. Emailed or mailed entries must be received by Fields of Learning by 3/31/17.



Applications are available in Room A-114 or on-line at www.fieldsoflearning.org



DEADLINE: March 28, 2017

Ruth Hanes (L.C.E. Federal Credit Union) Scholarship2017-03-28

The LCE (Lake County Employees) Federal Credit Union will award one $1,000 and one $500 scholarship in honor of retired manager, Ruth Hanes. (Check the LCE website, www.lcefcu.org, to see the list of companies and organizations that are within their field of membership.) Applicant MUST be a member of L.C.E. (Lake County Federal Credit Union) or a relative of a member of the credit union. All other applicants will be disqualified.



CRITERIA:

1. Senior graduating from Harvey, Riverside, Mentor, Lake Catholic, Fairport, Kirtland, Madison, Perry, Wickliffe or Willoughby-Eastlake high school

2. Applicant must be a member or a relative of a member of L.C.E. Federal Credit Union (child, grandchild, niece, nephew, sibling)

3. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA

4. Must attend college in Ohio and submit a letter of acceptance from the school

5. Must submit a 500-word essay on the subject: "Importance of Education"

6. More info at: www.lcefcu.org



Applications are available in Room A-114



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: March 28, 2017

Lake County Farm Bureau2017-03-29

The Lake County Farm Bureau will award a scholarship, renewable for up to four years, to a graduating high school senior. The amount will be determined by the number of acceptable qualifying applicants.

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Criteria:

1. Plan to major in an agricultural related field

2. Applicant must be a resident of Lake County and parent/guardian must be a member of the Lake County Farm Bureau

3. Have at least a 3.0 gpa

4. Three references

5. Must attach copy of college/university acceptance letter

6. Essay (500 words) covering an area of interest in agriculture, activities, hobbies and special interests, and what you can contribute to the future of agriculture





MHS DEADLINE: 3/29/17

Quota International of Lake County2017-03-29

Quota International of Lake County will award a $1,000 scholarship to a Lake County college bound student.



CRITERIA:



1. Plan to study speech, hearing, visually impaired, social work, counseling, physical therapy, or elementary or secondary education.

2. It is the intent that the recipient work within Lake County for at least one year after graduation.

3. At least 2.5 gpa

4. Letter of recommendation

5. Essay expressing reason student is pursuing such a degree and future career plans.



Applications are available in Room A-114.



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: 3/29/17



Slater & Zurz LLP2017-03-31

The law form of Slater & Zurz in Akron, Ohio, will award a $1,000 scholarship to an Ohio high school senior graduating in 2017 and who will be attending a college/university in Ohio. Scholarship is not tied directly to student's GPA, ACT scores or class rank. It will be awarded on the basis of the preparation of a brief YouTube video along with an accompanying written essay.



Criteria:

1. Must be an Ohio high school senior graduating in 2017

2. Must be planning to attend a college/university in Ohio

3. Student must create a 2-4 minute YouTube video. There are two options for the topic of the video. (see website for specifics)

4. Student must submit a 500-1000 word essay about the topic discussed in the video.

5. Refer to the website for all specific details.

6. http://slaterzurz.com/scholarship







DEADLINE: 3/31/17

Mentor High School PTSA2017-03-31

The Mentor High School PTSA will award four $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who are members of the MHS PTSA or whose parent is a member.



CRITERIA:

1. Must use for any educational training beyond high school (4-year college, 2-year college, trade or technical school)

2. Applicant and/or applicant's parent must be a member of the MHS PTSA.

2. Service/work experience

3. Activities

4. One-page essay about an experience, situation or individual during high school that helped to shape you and your choices as an individual.



Applications are available in Room A-114.



MHS Deadline: 3/31/17

Cleveland State University Washkewicz College of Engineering Scholarships2017-03-31

Go to: www.csuohio.edu/engineering/scholarships/incoming-freshman for details on their scholarships in the fields of civil, mechanical, electrical, computer, comptuer science, chemical engineering, mechanical and electronic technology.

Mentor Orchestra2017-03-31

Two equal scholarships will be awarded to a Mentor High senior who has been officially enrolled in a Mentor High School orchestra class for at least 3 years, including senior year.







CRITERIA:



1. Must have maintained an A average in orchestra l

2. Must have an overall 2.5 GPA overall while at Mentor High

3. Short essay

4. Letter of acceptance from accredited school

5. Submit application to Mrs. Pizzuti in Room A-114.

6. Applications are available in Room A-114





MHS Deadline 3/31/17

Spangenberg Law Firm Video PSA Scholarship2017-03-31

Spangenberg Law Firm is sponsoring a video PSA (Public Service Announcement) contest. They will award scholarships in the amounts of $500, $1,000 and $2,000. Senior college-bound students are asked to produce a 30-60 second video engaging viewers and addressing one of the following topics:



What can college students do to raise awareness about campus safety issues?



How can we help raise awareness about privacy and online security?



How can we help raise awareness about traumatic brain injuries and prevention?



How can young people raise awareness of and help prevent human trafficking?



Apply online at:



http://www.spanglaw.com/scholarship-program/scholarship-program-entry-form/



DEADLINE: 3/31/17

Lakeland Community Scholarships2017-04-01

Go to: lakelandcc.edu/financialaid for information.

Richard G. Small Foundation Scholarship2017-04-01

This scholarship was established by Cleveland Construction Company in memory of their former Chairman and CEO and MHS 1955 graduate. This scholarship is to be awarded to students as passionate about Mentor as Richard was. They will award 4-$2,000 scholarships to MHS graduating seniors planning to pursue careers in Engineering Technologies and Construction programs at any college, trade, or vocational school to cover tuition, fees and books.



Criteria:

1. Applicant must be a MHS senior planning to pursue a career in Engineer Technologies or Construction at any college, trade or vocational school to cover tuition, fees and books.

2. Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of leadership, character and service.

3. Two recommendation letters are required from MHS faculty, work advisors, community leaders, or any other person you've been involved with (not a relative) who can attest why you deserve the scholarship.

4. 250-word essay (see application for topic)

5. Return completed applications to the MHS Guidance Office (A114) by 4/1/17.



DEADLINE: 4/1/17

William D. Squires Educational Foundation Scholarship2017-04-03

The William D. Squires Educational Foundation will award 15 renewable scholarships valued at $3,000 to college-bound seniors planning to attend a two-year or four-year college. This award is based primarily on financial need (EFC less than $8,000).



CRITERIA:



1. Academics (at least a 3.2 GPA)

2. School and outside school activities

3. Applicants must have an EFC less than $8,000

4. Essay: My Career Goal

5. At least two letters of recommendation

6. Notarized parental form

7. Final copy of SAR (Student Aid Report from filing Financial Aid Form)

8. Application must be notarized



Applications can be downloaded from: www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org



MHS Deadline: 4/3/17 (postmark deadline is 4/5/17)

Sterling Morton Elementary School PTA2017-04-03

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: 4/3/17

Fairfax Elementary School PTA2017-04-04

Fairfax Elementary School PTSA will award 3-$500 scholarships to seniors who attended Fairfax. Recipients must be available to attend the Fairfax Awards Assembly in June.



Criteria:

1. Must have attended Fairfax for a minimum of three years, including ALL of fifth grade

2. Students must choose to apply for the Academic (4-year degree) or the Technical Scholarship (technical/vocational/associate degree).

3. Demonstrated exceptional character

4. Evidence of responsibility

5. Academic achievement

6. One-page essay describing your experiences at Fairfax and how those years helped shaped to shape you as an individual

7. Recommendation letters: Two (one from a MHS faculty member and one from a work supervisor, community leader, volunteer supervisor, religious leader or neighbor (unrelated to you)).



Applications are available in Room A-114.



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: April 4, 2017

Ohio LEADS! (Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools)2017-04-10

The Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools has 200+ scholarships available ranging from $1,500-$11,750. Refer to www.ohiocareercolleges.org for additional information.



Criteria:

1. Plan to attend an Association member school. These are a few examples of Association schools: Bryant and Stratton, Cleveland Institute of Dental-Medical Assistants, International College of Broadcasting, Stautzenberger College. See application for complete list.

2. At least a C average

3. Transcript

4. Statement 250 words on why you want a career in this field

5. Two recommendation letters from teachers, counselor, employers or others

6. The Nomination Form must be sent to your choice of civic, community or state leader. He/she will then return the signed form to you to include with your application. This process is explained in the application.

7. NOT FOR FOUR-YEAR DEGREE STUDENTS

Orchard Hollow Elementary School PTA2017-04-10

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



Applications are available in Room A-114



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: 4/10/17



Differences in Learning2017-04-10

The Lake Educational Assistance Foundation (LEAF) has announced this scholarship for students who have a documented learning disability. One scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded.



Criteria:

1. Must be a graduating senior

2. Applicant must have a documented learning disability

3. Applicant must have a minimum gpa of 2.0

4. All award winners MUST be available to attend the LEAF Scholarship Awards Breakfast on April 28, 2017 at 7:30am.

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



MHS Deadline: 4/10/17

Lake Elementary School PTA2017-04-10

Lake Elementary PTA will award a $500 scholarship. This award is to be used for educational training beyond high school, in any college or technical school.





CRITERIA:



1. Must have attended Lake for two years or more

2. Grades

3. Extracurricular activities

4. Neatness of application

5. Autobiography (250-500 words)

6. Recommendations: Three

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





MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: 4/10/17

Shore Middle School PTA2017-04-12

Shore Junior Middle School PTSA will award two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors.



Criteria:

1. Use for any educational training beyond high school

2. Attended Shore for at least 2 years

3. Academics

4. Service, character

5. Responsibility, leadership

6. Recommendations: One. Applicant may include a second letter.

7. Essay: 250 words

8. Return completed application to the Guidance Office, room A114, by 4/12/17.

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



MHS Deadline: 4/12/17



Rice Elementary School PTA Scholarship2017-04-14

Rice Elementary School PTA will award two scholarships valued at $500 each to seniors.





CRITERIA:



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

2. Must have attended Rice, to include those who attended during the 2014-2015 school year (the year Rice closed).

3. Teacher recommendation forms (3)



Applications are available in Room A-114.





MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: 4/14/17

American Association of Drilling Engineers2017-04-15

The AADE will award up to 20-$1,000 scholarships. Their purpose is to encourage college-bound seniors to consider a career in the oil and gas industry. The scholarship is NOT limited to Petroleum Engineering majors; or for that matter, engineering majors. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic excellence, financial need, extenuating circumstances. Applications are available in A114 or you can download from www.aade.org/chapters/appalachian-basin/



Criteria:

1. Applicant does not have to be pursuing an engineering degree

2. Minimum 3.5 gpa

3. Minimum 27 ACT or minimum of 600 in Math and 600 in Critical Reading on the SAT

4. Must be enrolling in a college/university in Ohio, Pennsylvania or West Virginia

5. Must be a U.S. citizen

6. Apply via email to: aade@rangeresources.com





DEADLINE: 4/15/17 (application must be received via email by this date)

Lake County Right to Life Essay Contest2017-04-18

They will award cash prizes in the amounts of $500, $250 and $100 to winners of their essay contest.





Criteria:

1. Write a 500-750 word essay on the topic: "A growing percentage of young Americans consider themselves pro-life. How does a young person translate that belief into action?"

2. Grammar, spelling, clearness of thought, originality and impact on the reader are considerations.

3. All submissions must be typed and signed by the student with their phone number and mailing address included.







DEADLINE: 4/18/17

Lake County Retired Teachers Association (Education Majors)2017-04-19

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. Mentor High School may only submit ONE application. Interested students must return the completed application to the Guidance Office, room A-114, by April 19.



Criteria:



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

2. Financial aid is a major consideration and students are asked to write on a separate sheet of paper any special circumstances that exist that would help us (Mentor HS) determine our candidate for this scholarship.

3. Two letters of recommendation.

4. Academic achievement, community involvement and extracurricular activities are additional considerations.

5. MHS may only submit ONE application. Completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office, room A-114, by April 19, 2017.

6. If you are chosen as a finalist you must be available for an interview to be held on Monday, June 19th. The candidate will be contacted by the organization with details on time/place for the interview.



MHS DEADLINE: 4/19/17

Charleen Gawronski Leadership Scholarship2017-04-19

This scholarship will be awarded in memory of Charleen Gawronski, longtime Mentor School Board member. The committee will award one Mentor High School graduating senior $5,000. This award will be given on the basis of community services the student has participated in from 9th grade through the end of the first semester of the senior year.



In addition to the cover sheet, please attach the following documents:



1. A list of high school awards and accomplishments

2. A list of community service projects and hours accumulated

3. Essay (up to 1000 words) on a community service project that you have participated in, how project was important and how you benefited from it

4. Two letters of recommendation



Applications are available in Room A-114.



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: 4/19/17

Association of Specialists in Aging2017-04-24

The ASA is a Lake County network if businesses and individuals providing services to the senior marketplace. They will award at least one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating Lake County high school senior who has applied to an accredited college or university in the health and wellness arena with the intent to work in geriatrics.





Criteria:

1. Minimum gpa 2.5

2. Must be planning to attend an accredited four-year, two-year or vocational institute of post-secondary education with the intent to pursue an emphasis towards geriatrics.

3. Must be a resident of Lake County.

4. Must submit a 250-word typed essay addressing specific areas as described in the application.

5. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer or on-line at www.asaneo.org. (Click on "Scholarship" at the bottom of the screen.) Postmark deadline is April 30, 2017.





DEADLINE: April 25, 2017 (MHS)

Garfield Elementary School PTA2017-04-24

Garfield Elementary PTA will award one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior at Mentor High School. Neatness and proper grammatical usage is important in the evaluation of applications.



CRITERIA:



1. Must have attended Garfield

2. Financial need

3. Character and evidence of responsibility

4. Academic achievement

5. Recommendation form from one teacher at Mentor High School

6. Recommendation letter from a guidance counselor

7. Applications available in Guidance Office, room A114.



MHS DEADLINE: 4/24/17

Cardinal Parents Club2017-04-28

The Cardinal Parents Club of Mentor will be awarding 5 scholarships valued up to $1,000 each to graduating seniors from Mentor High School. These scholarships are dedicated to the memory of Robert I. Miller and Becky Horvath. Robert was a member of the Cardinal Parents Club for many years and Becky was a 1996 graduate of MHS who died in 1997 at the age of 19 while attending The Ohio State University.



Criteria:

1. Participation on a MHS athletic team as a player, trainer, statistician or manager.

2. Applicant must demonstrate good character and responsibility and must have actively volunteered for Cardinal Parents Club events.

3. Recommendation from a coach and teacher

4. Character and responsibility

5. Minimum GPA is 2.0



Applications are available in Room A-114.



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: April 28, 201

Hopkins Elementary School PTA2017-04-28

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: April 28, 2016

Mentor Soccer Club2017-05-05

The Mentor Soccer Club will award various scholarships to graduating seniors who are past or present members of the Mentor Soccer Club.



The maximum amount of the award to any one individual is $1000.





CRITERIA:



1. Academic excellence

2. Mentor Soccer Club participation

3. Family members volunteer involvement with MSC

3. High school soccer participation is not required

4. One recommendations letter

5. Applications are available in Room A114 or online at: www.mentorsoccerclub.com. Click on "About MSC" and then select "High School Awards". You can type your responses directly onto the application or you can print it and write in your responses.





MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: 5/5/17



MC Sign Company of Mentor2017-05-08

MC Sign Company of Mentor will award one or more scholarships to graduating seniors who are planning to attend a 4-year college or university. The number and amount of the scholarships awarded are TBD.



Criteria:



1. Must be a graduating senior from Mentor High or Lake Catholic High School and a U.S. Citizen

2. Minimum gpa of 3.25

3. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement, leadership roles, extracurricular activity, community service and financial need.

4. One letter of recommendation and a transcript with ACT and/or SAT scores must be included.

5. Must attach copy of college acceptance letter.

6. No other documents will be considered.



MHS DEADLINE: 5/8/17

Americans of Italian Heritage Scholarship2017-05-15

The Americans of Italian Heritage will award four scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each for graduating seniors.



CRITERIA:



1. Residents of Lake, Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga counties

2. At least one parent of applicant must be of Italian descent

3. Must plan to attend either a 2 or 4-year college/university as full time student

4. Scholarships will be awarded within three categories: 1) gpa of 2.5 to 2.99, 2) gpa of 3.0 to 3.5, 3) gpa of above 3.5

5. Well rounded student who can demonstrate their dedication and commitment to continuing their education

6. Two letters of recommendation

7. Demonstrated financial need

8. Financial Aid Award letter from college planning to attend



Applications are available in Room A-114 and online at: www.aihclub.com (click on Charities)



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: May 15, 2017



Mentor United Methodist Church Becky Horvath Memorial2017-05-19

Mentor United Methodist Church has established the Rebecca A. Horvath Scholarship. An endowment has been set up and the interest will be awarded to a senior from Mentor High School. Applicants do not have to be members of Mentor United Methodist Church.



CRITERIA:

1. To be used at any educational institution after high school

2. Scholastic record

3. Leadership ability

4. Church and community activities

5. Recommendations: Two

6. Interest in a career requiring college education

7. Financial need

8. Essay (250 words)



Applications are available in Room A-114.



MENTOR HIGH DEADLINE: 5/19/17

Robert Klinger-Ohio Problem Solving Scholarship2017-05-31

The Robert A. Klinger Co. will award a $1,000 scholarship to a 2017 graduate from a high school in Ohio who will be enrolled in a 2 or 4-year institution for the 2017-2018 school year.



Criteria:

1. Must be a senior graduating in 2017 and enrolling in a 2 or 4-year institution for fall 2017.

2. No gpa requirements

3. Must submit a 500-1000 word essay telling them "the one thing you would change about this world if you could, why, and how you would do it."

4. Fill out the online application and upload your essay at: http://klinglerlaw.com/scholarship/application/ Be sure to read the

Big Sun Athletic Scholarship2017-06-19

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. They are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award regardless of which sport they are participating in. Individual awards will be in the amount of $500.



Criteria:



1. Must be a senior

2. All student athletes are eligible regardless of which sport they are participating in.

3. Must write a 500 (or less) word essay answering the following questions: "How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participating influenced how you relate to your family?"

4. Essays must be submitted to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com Be sure to include your name and that you attend Mentor High School.

5. Visit www.bigsunathletics.com for more information.