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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.


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.


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


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


Cardinal Voice Scholarship2017-04-28

The Cardinal Voice Scholarship Committee will award three $750 scholarships to graduating seniors. Applicants must be MHS seniors who is currently a member of choir and who has been a choral student for at least 2 years.


1. Must be a MHS graduating senior who is currently a member of choir and who has been a choral student for at least 2 years.

2. Award is based on academics, service/work experience, musical accomplishments, character, leadership and responsibility.

3. Must include transcript.

4. Two letters of recommendation: one from a teacher, school administrator or counselor and one from a religious advisor, work supervisor or community leader.

5. Must provide copy of acceptance letter from college.

6. Include an autobiographical essay.

Applications are available in Room A-114.

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.


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.


Kathleen Durchik Nursing Scholarship2017-05-05

The family and friends of Kathleen Durchik have established this scholarship in the amount of $1,500 in her memory. Kathleen graduated from Mentor High School in 1973. She went on to graduate from Lakeland Community College and Cleveland State University. During her nursing career she worked at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospital and the Lake and Geauga County Health Departments. Mrs. Durchik passed away in 2016.


1. Applicant must be graduating from Mentor High School in 2017.

2. Applicant must be planning on attending Lakeland Community College and pursuing a career in nursing.

3. Scholarship is based on attendance, academics, community service.

4. Must submit a 250-word (or less) essay on the topic, "Why do you want to enter the field of nursing".

5. Applicant does not have to be currently enrolled in a career tech nursing program at Lakeland.

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.


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.


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.


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 Board of Education2017-05-15

The Mentor Board of Education will award one or more scholarships to graduating seniors to be utilized for educational training beyond high school in any college or technical institute. The number and amount of scholarships will be determined by the Mentor Board of Education.


1. Applicant must have attend school in the Mentor Exempted Village School District for a minimum of two years and be a senior at Mentor High School graduating in May 2017.

2. Scholarships awarded based on character, leadership, service, financial need.

3. Two recommendation letters (MHS faculty and work supervisor, community or religious leader.

4. Transcript

Applications are available in Room A-114.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

Cleveland State University Balanced Man2017-08-17

The Cleveland State University Chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity is offering four one-time scholarships totaling $2,000 to incoming freshmen men for the 2017-2018 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 tow ideals essential to leading a balanced life. Sigma Phi Epsilon awards similar scholarships at 15 other chapters on Ohio campuses.


1. Must be male

2. Must be planning to enroll in Cleveland State University for the 2017-2018 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.