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Some of our scholarships advance a student's education in a specific area of study, like nursing or engineering. Others help students attend the donor's beloved alma mater. But all of them provide life-changing opportunities for the next generation of leaders. Altogether, our generous fundholders have made possible hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarship grants, helping students like you achieve brighter futures.

Details about how to apply for each scholarship can be found below. For more information about using our online application system, watch or read a tutorial. If you need further assistance, please contact Diane Schumaker at 330-436-5615 or dschumaker@akroncf.org.

Hudson Public Schools Endowment Fund

Scholarship Area Served Deadline
AAUW of Medina
AAUW of Medina County Scholarship Fund

Established by the American Association of University Women of Medina County to award scholarships to nontraditional female students. A nontraditional student is a woman whose undergraduate education has been interrupted or delayed.

Eligibility requirements:
• Nontraditional female student
• At least 25 years old
• Resident of Medina County
• Enrolled in an accredited undergraduate college or university
• Must provide evidence of enrollment in a degree or certification program if chosen as a finalist

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Must reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: May 1

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Nontraditional Student
Medina County
Female Student
Medina County
1588291200
May 1, 2020
Albee
Marion Albee Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Marion Albee, a former Hudson teacher, to award scholarships to students who plan to study education.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Planning to study education
• Displays a demonstrated desire to succeed
• Active in extracurricular and community activities

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Education
Extracurriculars
Community Service
Hudson Varies
Averitte
Richard L. Averitte Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by the Coming Together Project in memory of Richard L. Averitte, who was a music educator with Akron Public Schools for 31 years before becoming the first executive director of the Coming Together Project. The fund provides scholarships to Akron-area seniors who have participated in a music program.

Eligibility requirements:
• Akron-area high school senior
• Participation in a music program

Amount: $500-$1,000

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: April 30

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Music
Akron
Akron
1588204800
April 30, 2020
Barlow
Barlow Fund

Established to provide scholarships for Hudson High School students.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Displays academic ability, leadership characteristics and high moral standards

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Hudson Varies
Barlow, Helen
Helen Barlow Art Scholarship Fund

Established to provide scholarships for artistic Hudson High School seniors.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Planning to study drawing, painting or graphic arts

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Art
Drawing
Painting
Graphic Design
Hudson Varies
Black Tiger
Black Tiger Gridiron Alumni Club Scholarship Fund

Established by the Black Tiger Gridiron Alumni Club to provide scholarships for three students who have participated in the Cuyahoga Falls High School football program: one to a football player, one to a cheerleader, and one to a band member.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Cuyahoga Falls High School
• Participation in the football program (football player, cheerleader or band member)
• Minimum 2.75 GPA
• Enrolled full time in any two- or four-year accredited college or university

Amount: $2,000 for football players; $500 for cheerleaders and band members

Number of awards: 3

Renewal: Football scholarships are renewable for sophomore year. Cheerleading and band scholarships are one-time only.

Application deadline: March 15

How to apply: Applications are available through the Cuyahoga Falls High School Athletic Department at 330-926-3808. For more information, contact Mike Miller at 330-414-6863 or rdr13@gmail.com.

Cuyahoga Falls High School
Athletics
Football
Band
Cheerleading
Cuyahoga Falls
1584230400
March 15, 2020
Blower
Kenneth Blower Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by the family of Kenneth Blower to provide scholarships based on financial need to Hudson High School graduating seniors pursuing a two- to four-year degree in scientific areas of study, including but not limited to engineering, environmental science, medicine and biology. If applicable, preference may be given to a student who is the first in the family to pursue higher education.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Financial need
• Pursuing a degree in science

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson
Science
Biology
Environmental science
Engineering
Medicine
Medical
Financial Need
Hudson Varies
Bubb
Harry D. Bubb Scholarship Fund

Established to provide scholarships for Hudson seniors who have improved their academic performance.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Greatest academic improvement between sophomore and senior years

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Academic Improvement
Hudson Varies
Caniglia
Arthur Caniglia Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Arthur Caniglia, an industrial arts teacher and assistant football coach at Hudson High School, to provide scholarships for seniors.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior Hudson vocational student
• Enrolled in Kent State University

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Kent State University
Vocation
Arts
Hudson Varies
Case
Scott Case Memorial Fund

Established in memory of Scott Case to provide scholarships for Hudson tennis players.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Active on the tennis team

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: This scholarship is by nomination only.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Athletics
Tennis
Hudson Varies
Chapman
Martin O. Chapman and Roberta M. Chapman Humanitarian Scholarship Fund

Established by Mary V. Chapman and Roberta Chapman to honor former Garfield High School principal Martin O. Chapman by providing book scholarships for two graduating seniors.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Garfield High School
• Excellence in academic or vocational skill development
• Service to the school or local community for the betterment of others

Amount: $500

Number of awards: 2

Renewal: No

Application deadline: April 1

How to apply: This scholarship is by nomination only. For more information, contact Diane Abood at 330-713-6831 or dabood@akron.k12.oh.us.

Akron Public Schools
Community Service
Garfield High School
Akron
1585699200
April 1, 2020
Chenoweth
Richard Chenoweth Qualified Designated Scholarship Fund

Established by GAR Foundation to provide college scholarships for financially needy Summit County students.

Eligibility requirements:
• Resident of Summit County
• Financial need
• Enrolled in an in-state higher education institution (including community colleges) accredited by the Ohio Board of Regents

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Must reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: March 31

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Financial Need
Akron
Summit County
Summit County
1585612800
March 31, 2020
Clossman
Tara Lynn Clossman Memorial Fund

Established by the Clossman family and many others in memory of Tara Clossman, who passed away suddenly in 2016 at the age of 25, to provide post-secondary scholarships to Akron City School District high school seniors pursuing a career in dance or education.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior in Akron Public Schools
• Planning to pursue a career in dance or education
• Enrolled in a four-year college or university

Amount: Varies ($1,000 minimum)

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: April 30

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Dance
Education
Akron Public Schools
Akron
Akron
1588204800
April 30, 2020
Coming Together
Coming Together Diversity Scholarship Fund

Established by Coming Together, an organization created in 1993 to promote racial harmony and cultural awareness in our community, to provide scholarships for students in Akron Public Schools.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior in Akron Public Schools
• Enrolled in a four-year college or university

Amount: $1,200

Number of awards: 1

Renewal: No

Application deadline: April 30

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Community Service
Diversity
Akron Public Schools
Akron
Akron
1588204800
April 30, 2020
Corbett
Michael Corbett Memorial Fund

Established by the Corbett family in memory of Michael Corbett, who died at the age of 15 after a courageous battle with cancer. The fund provides scholarships for Cuyahoga Falls High School students.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Cuyahoga Falls High School
• Recommendation from two teachers, coaches or advisors
• Enrolled in an accredited college or university
• Special consideration is given to students who have encountered adversity

Amount: $1,000

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Renewable for one additional year. Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Application deadline: March 19

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Cuyahoga Falls High School
Cuyahoga Falls
1584576000
March 19, 2020
Desanzo
Dirk J. Desanzo Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Dirk Desanzo, founder and first president of Technicote, to provide scholarships for children of Technicote employees.

Eligibility requirements:
• Child of Technicote employee (minimum two-year tenure)
• Minimum 3.0 GPA for high school students / 2.8 GPA for college students
• Enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year college or university
• Priority is given to those studying chemistry or science

Amount: $1,000

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Renewable for three additional years. Must maintain a minimum 2.8 GPA and reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: May 15

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Technicote
ChemistryScience
Employee
Various
1589500800
May 15, 2020
Dingledine
Les Dingledine Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Les Dingledine, a 1963 graduate of Hudson High School who earned 11 varsity letters, to provide scholarships for one baseball player and one softball player each year.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Active on the baseball or softball team

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: 2

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Athletics
Baseball
Softball
Hudson Varies
Eiseman
Margot Eiseman Scholarship Fund

Established to carry on Margot Eiseman's legacy as an artist and educator by helping young artists pursue their dreams of an education and career in art.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at a Summit County high school
• Planning to pursue a career in fine art or art education
• Personal interview may be requested

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: 1

Renewal: Must reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: March 1

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Fine Art
Art Education
Fiber Arts
Akron
Summit County
Summit County
1583020800
March 1, 2020
Gamble
Roland E. Gamble Memorial Fund

Established in memory of Roland E. Gamble, a music educator at Hudson High School for 28 years who died of cancer in 1995. Each year, this scholarship is awarded to a student who participated in band, orchestra or choir.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Participation in band, orchestra or choir
• Financial need
• Demonstrates scholastic achievement, leadership and citizenship

Amount: $1,500

Renewal: No

Application deadline: April 1

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Performing Arts
Band
Orchestra
Choir
Hudson
1585699200
April 1, 2020
Gates
Ann Lane Gates Scholarship Fund

Established by Ann Lane Gates to provide scholarships for Project GRAD Akron Public Schools students.

Eligibility requirements:
• Student in Project GRAD program
• Student in Akron Public Schools
• Planning to study education
• Qualify for financial assistance
• Enrolled in an accredited college or university
• Active community volunteer

Amount: $500-$1,500

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Renewable for three additional years. Must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA, continue to pursue a degree in education, and reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: May 1

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Project GRAD
Akron Public Schools
Education
Community Service
Financial Need
Akron
1588291200
May 1, 2020
GCEF
GCEF Scholarship Fund

Established by the Gay Community Endowment Fund to provide scholarships for LGBTQ+ and allied students.

Eligibility requirements:
• Student or resident in the geographic area served by the Gay Community Endowment Fund (Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne counties)
• Participation in organizations or initiatives that positively impact the LGBTQ+ community

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Must maintain good academic status and reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: May 15

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

LGBTQ
Gay
Lesbian
Bisexual
Transgender
Ally
Community Service
Summit County
Medina County
Portage County
Stark County
Wayne County
Various
1589500800
May 15, 2020
Geis
Erwin & Katherine Geis Scholarship Fund

Established by the Geis family to provide scholarships for Geis Companies employees/affiliates and their children, as well as the children of the company's subcontractors, vendors and Brunswick Park residents.

Eligibility requirements:
• Geis Companies employee or child of employee, affiliate, subcontractor, vendor or Brunswick Park resident
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Financial need

Amount: $3,000 per year each for two college students; $2,000 per year each for two private high school students; $1,000 per year each for two private elementary school students; $3,000 per year for one Metropolitan at The 9 employee or child of employee.

Number of awards: 7

Renewal: Must reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: June 15

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Geis Companies
Employee
Financial Need
Brunswick Park Resident
Various
1592179200
June 15, 2020
Gibbes
Rosemary Gibbes Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Rosemary Gibbes, a graduate of Hudson High School who also worked as a registrar for 32 years, in honor of her work to improve diversity awareness in the school.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Has improved human relations and diversity awareness in the school and community

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Diversity
Hudson Varies
Glick-Zedak
Glick-Zedak Scholarship Fund

Established by Jim Zedak, a former resident of the Village Network in Smithville, Ohio, to provide scholarships for current and former clients of the Village Network.

Eligibility requirements:
• Former Village Network resident
• Minimum 2.5 GPA

Amount: $500-$1,000

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Yes

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Contact Evan Bahler, HR manager, at ebahler@thevillagenetwork.com or 330-202-3816 for more information about the scholarship and to receive a copy of the application. The application will only be available on the Village Network website during the open scholarship period: www.thevillagenetwork.org.

Village Network
Resident
Various Varies
Hanlon
Hanlon Family Scholarship Fund

Established to provide scholarships for graduates of St. Sebastian School who will attend St. Vincent-St. Mary High School.

Eligibility requirements:
• Graduate of St. Sebastian School
• Minimum 2.7 GPA
• Active participation in one or more activities

Amount: $1,000

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: Dec. 1

How to apply: Contact the St. Vincent-St. Mary Endowment Office at 330-780-6439. Learn More.

St. Sebastian School
St. Vincent-St. Mary High School
Summit County
1606780800
December 1, 2020
Hasbrouck
Morgan Hasbrouck 4-H Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Morgan Hasbrouck, who was an active member of the Summit Sizzlers 4-H Livestock Club, to provide scholarships for active or former 4-H members.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior in or graduate of a Summit or Portage County school
• Active or former 4-H member

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Must reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: April 1

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Summit Sizzlers
4-H|
Summit County
Portage County
Summit County, Portage County
1585699200
April 1, 2020
Holston
Timothy L. Holston Scholarship Fund

Established to provide scholarships for Medina High School students.

Eligibility requirements:
• Minority senior at Medina High School
• Financial need

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: Feb. 22

How to apply: Applications are available through the Medina High School guidance office. For more information, call the guidance office at 330-636-3200 or contact Kristen Cavalier at 330-636-3348 or cavalierk@medinabees.org.

Medina High School
Medina
Minority
Financial Need
Medina County
1582329600
February 22, 2020
Hudson Bicentennial
Hudson Bicentennial Scholarship Fund

Established to provide scholarships for Hudson students with exemplary community service.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• History of community service

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Community Service
Hudson Varies
Hudson Fire
Hudson Fire Department Association Scholarship Fund

Established to provide scholarships for students who have a parent serving on the City of Hudson Fire Department.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Has parent who serves on the City of Hudson Fire Department
• Pursuing a degree in public safety

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Fire Department
Public Safety
Hudson Varies
Hyser
Raymond Marshall Hyser Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of former Hudson coach and athletic director Ray Hyser to provide scholarships for athletes who have received a Ray Hyser Award.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Recipient of Ray Hyser Award
• Displays athletic and academic excellence
• Displays team pride and sportsmanship

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Athletics
Hudson Varies
Klupinski
Pauline Klupinski Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Pauline Klupinski, a former Hudson special education teacher, to award scholarships to special education students.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior special education student at Hudson High School
• Pursuing higher education

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Special Education
Hudson Varies
Lavelli
Dante B. and Joy W. Lavelli Athletic Academic Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of legendary Cleveland Browns receiver Dante Lavelli to award scholarships to football players.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior football player at Hudson High School
• Displays leadership characteristics

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Athletics
Football
Hudson Varies
Lipply
Abby Lipply Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Abby Lipply, a Hudson High School student who passed away from an epileptic seizure in 2008, to honor her attitude of self-sacrifice.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Demonstrates passionate support for a cause or person

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Community Service
Hudson Varies
Litchfield
Litchfield Community Scholarship Fund

Established to provide scholarships for Litchfield residents graduating from Buckeye High School.

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: March 21

How to apply: Applications are available through the Buckeye High School guidance office. For more information, call 330-722-8257.

Buckeye High School
Litchfield Township
Medina
Litchfield
1584748800
March 21, 2020
Lutz
Joan Lutz Scholarship Fund

Established to provide scholarships for students continuing their educational or vocational training.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Minimum 2.5 GPA
• Financial need

Amount: Varies ($2,000 minimum)

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: March 15

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Financial Need
Hudson
1584230400
March 15, 2020
Lytton
Kate Lieberth Lytton Education in Dance Fund

Established by David Lieberth and Alec Lytton in memory of Kate Lieberth Lytton to provide scholarships for Summer Study to aspiring young male and female dancers from Summit County.

Eligibility requirements:
• At least 11 years old by April 30, 2020
• Resident of Summit County
• Currently studying at a dance or performing arts school, company, studio or university

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: April 30

How to apply: Download the application form.

Dance
Dance Education
Summer Study
Young Dancers
Performing Arts
Summit County
Summit County
1588204800
April 30, 2020
Malson
Scott T. Malson Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of former coach Scott Malson to provide scholarships for seniors who participated in the Hudson Hawks Youth Football program.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Participated in Hudson Hawks Youth Football program
• Continued athletic career (any sport) through Hudson High School
• Displays leadership skills, commitment, desire, good sportsmanship and good academic standing

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: March 18

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School guidance office. For more information, call 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Athletics
Hudson Hawks
Football
Youth Football
Hudson
1584489600
March 18, 2020
Meadows
Frank Meadows Scholarship Fund

Established by the family of Frank W. Meadows to provide scholarships for Ellet High School seniors.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Ellet High School
• Minimum 2.75 GPA
• Has grown up in and has ties to the Ellet community
• Participation in extracurricular activities
• History of community service

Amount: $1,000

Number of awards: 1

Renewal: No

Application deadline: May 2

How to apply: Applications are available through the Ellet High School guidance office. For more information, contact Deborah Christy at 330-794-4120 or dchristy@akron.k12.oh.us.

Akron Public Schools
Ellet High School
Ellet
Community Service
Ellet
1588377600
May 2, 2020
Medina Sunrise
Medina Sunrise Rotary Fund

Established by Medina Sunrise Rotary Club to provide scholarships for Medina County seniors.

Eligibility requirements:
• Excellent character
• Good academic record
• Active community volunteer

Amount: $1,000

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Contact Medina Sunrise Rotary Club Scholarship Chair David Loeper at https://bit.ly/3aSF73n.

Medina County Schools
Medina
Community Service
Medina County Varies
Morgan
Burton D. Morgan Foundation Scholarship Fund

Established to provide scholarships for students with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Demonstrates leadership and an entrepreneurial spirit

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Entrepreneurship
Hudson Varies
Owen
Esther Simonetti Owen Future Educators Scholarship Fund

Established to honor Esther Simonetti Owen's half-century of work in the education field by providing scholarships for Akron Public Schools students who plan to major in education.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior who has spent at least the last four years in Akron Public Schools
• Minimum 3.25 GPA
• Majoring in education
• Enrolled in a four-year accredited college or university
• Preference is given to students who have an aptitude for, interest in and experience working with children

Amount: $1,000

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: April 30

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Akron Public Schools
Education
Children
Akron
1588204800
April 30, 2020
Pak
June Young Pak Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of June Young Pak, a 2003 Hudson High School graduate who died in a flash flood while trying to rescue a neighbor trapped in a basement car park.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Participation on the lacrosse team

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Athletics
Lacrosse
Hudson Varies
Petry
Anne K. Petry Scholarship Fund

Established by Summit Education Partnership Foundation to provide scholarships for Akron Public Schools students studying special education.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior in Akron Public Schools
• Planning to pursue a career in special education

Amount: $1,000

Number of awards: 1

Renewal: No

Application deadline: April 30

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Special Education
Akron Public Schools
Akron
1588204800
April 30, 2020
Portwood
Bettie Portwood Summit County Pest Control Association Scholarship Fund

Established by the Summit County Pest Control Association in memory of Bettie Portwood, former president of the Ohio Pest Management Association, to provide scholarships for students studying entomology. Priority is given to children of association members.

Eligibility requirements:
• Pursuing a degree in entomology, with priority given to children of Summit County Pest Control Association members
• Pursuing a degree outside the realm of entomology if child of association member
• Minimum 3.0 GPA

Amount: $1,000

Number of awards: 1

Renewal: Must reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: May 1

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Entomology
Member
Insects
Pest Control
Summit County
1588291200
May 1, 2020
Rafter
Sr. Loretta Rafter Scholarship Fund

Established by the board of directors of H.M. Life Opportunity Services to provide scholarships to current residents of Humility of Mary Housing who show motivation to achieve greater knowledge, share the values of Humility of Mary Housing, and intend to pursue higher education or are currently enrolled in a higher education institution or training program that will assist the applicant in gaining or increasing employment.

Eligibility requirements:
• Resident of Summit County Humility of Mary Housing
• Graduating high school senior or enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution or educational training program within the year of the scholarship award
• Must demonstrate values consistent with the values of Humility of Mary Housing

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Renewable for three additional years. Must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA and a minimum of six credit hours per semester or be enrolled part time in an educational training program.

Application deadline: May 3

How to apply: Applications are available through Humility of Mary Housing, 2215 Front Street, Suite 210, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. For more information, contact Fred Berry at 330-384-1555 or fberry@hmhousing.org.

HM Life Opportunity
Services
Resident of Summit County Humility of Mary Housing
Humility of Mary Housing
Summit County
1588464000
May 3, 2020
Resnik
Judith A. Resnik Memorial Fund and Judith A. Resnik Scholarship Fund of the Women's Network

Established in memory of Judith A. Resnik to award scholarships to seniors at Akron Public Schools who plan to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) or allied fields.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior in Akron Public Schools
• Four years of college prep math
• Three years of lab science, including one year of biology and one year of physics or chemistry
• Pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) or allied fields
• Accepted by a four-year accredited college or university
• Minimum 3.5 GPA in all math and science courses taken; minimum 3.0 GPA overall
• Participation in extracurricular school activities and community service

Amount: $1,000

Number of awards: 2

Renewal: Renewable for three additional years. Must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA, full-time student status, and continue to major in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) or allied fields.

Application deadline: April 30

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Applications must include:
• A short, personal essay stating aspirations for the future
• Transcript of grades, including SAT and ACT scores
• Two letters of recommendation (one must be from school personnel)
• Submission of Student Aid Report from your FAFSA

Akron
Akron Public Schools
Math
Mathematics
Science
Engineering
Technology
STEM
Female
Male
Resnik
Akron
1588204800
April 30, 2020
Ruby
Joseph L. Ruby Student Scholarship Fund

Established in honor of former Direction Home Akron Canton president and CEO Joseph Ruby to award scholarships to students enrolled in gerontology, social work, nursing or a related health care program.

Eligibility requirements:
• Undergraduate juniors and seniors or any grad student enrolled in gerontology, social work, nursing or a related health care program
• Reside or attend school in Portage, Stark, Summit or Wayne counties
• Interest in long-term care and occupational goals that align with Direction Home Akron Canton's mission and vision

Amount: $5,000 or more

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Must reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: Sept. 30

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Direction home
Joseph Ruby
Nursing
Gerontology
Medical
Medicine
Healthcare
Social Work
Portage
Summit
Stark
Wayne
Long-term care
Disabilities
Various
1601424000
September 30, 2020
Sandridge
Vincent R. Sandridge Employee Caring Fund

Established to create an annual scholarship program to be used for post-secondary education expenses for Sandridge Food Corporation employees and their children.

Eligibility requirements:
• Employee of Sandridge Food Corporation or an employee's child

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Contact Rick Sisko at Sandridge Food Corporation at rick.sisko@sandridge.com or 800-627-2523.

Medina County
Sandridge Food Corporation
Medina County Varies
Siegferth
Joseph P. Siegferth Sr. and Family Fund

Established by Joseph P. Siegferth Jr. in memory of his father to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors majoring in elementary education, K-12 physical education, sports management or logistics.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Akron Public Schools, Archbishop Hoban High School, Woodridge High School, or another public high school in Summit County
• Enrolled at Bowling Green State University, Kent State University or the University of Akron
• Pursuing a degree in elementary education, K-12 physical education, sports management or logistics
• Minimum 3.0 GPA with evidence of school and community involvement
• A personal interview with members of the selection committee may be required if application is accepted

Amount: $1,000

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: May 1

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Education
Physical Education
Sports Management
Logistics
Bowling Green
Kent State
Akron U
Summit County
1588291200
May 1, 2020
Smith, Faye
Faye L. Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by the Cuyahoga Falls-Akron-Barberton Elks Lodge #1923 to provide scholarships for the annual winners of the Most Valuable Student Competition that is held by the Elks National Foundation.

Eligibility requirements:
• Winner of the Most Valuable Student Competition
• High school senior
• United States citizen

Amount: $500

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: N/A

Learn More: For information about the Most Valuable Student Competition, contact Dave Bugajski at dave.bugajski@gmail.com.

Senior
Elks
Most Valuable Student
Winner
Various Varies
Spellman
John T. and Julia A. Spellman Scholarship Fund

Established to provide scholarships for ambitious high school seniors in Summit County.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior residing in Summit County
• Personal interview with Spellman scholarship advisors

Amount: $2,000

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: May be renewable for the college term.

Application deadline: April 15

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Financial Need
Summit County
Summit County
1586908800
April 15, 2020
Stevenson
Stevenson Award Fund

Established to provide scholarships for students who accomplish significant intellectual endeavors beyond the curriculum.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Demonstrates significant extracurricular achievement above and beyond what is expected of typical high school work and activities

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Hudson High School Naviance site. For more information, call the Hudson High School Guidance Office at 330-653-1420.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Extracurriculars
Hudson Varies
Summerville
Norma B. Summerville Scholarship Foundation Fund

Established to provide annual scholarships to female graduates of Akron Public Schools attending an accredited four-year institution of higher education.

Eligibility requirements:
• Female senior at Akron Public Schools
• Financial need
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university

Amount: $3,333

Number of awards: 4

Renewal: Renewable for three additional years. Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Application deadline: April 30

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Female
Female Student
Akron
Akron Public Schools
Akron
1588204800
April 30, 2020
Summit County
Summit County Master Gardeners Scholarship Fund

Established by Summit County Master Gardeners to provide scholarships to Summit County residents who are committed to attending an Ohio university and planning to pursue a two- or four-year degree in horticulture, agriculture or a closely related field. Members and relatives of SCMG may apply.

Eligibility requirements:
• Resident of Summit County
• Pursuing a degree in horticulture, agriculture or a closely related field
• Must attend or plan to attend an in-state institution of higher education
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• A personal interview with the members of the SCMG committee may be required if application is accepted

Amount: Varies ($1,000 minimum)

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: April 15

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Horticulture
Agriculture
Summit County
Summit County Master Gardeners
Summit County
1586908800
April 15, 2020
TRUE
Eugene and Arlene True Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established to provide post-secondary scholarships to Cleveland Punch and Die Company's active employees and their spouses, children and grandchildren. The fund was created in memory of Eugene and Arlene True, who owned a controlling interest in Cleveland Punch and Die Company, so their strong commitment to education and sincere concern for their employees and families will always be remembered.

Eligibility requirements:
• Cleveland Punch and Die Company's current employees and their spouses, children and grandchildren
• Minimum 3.0 GPA, if applicable; otherwise, the essay portion of the application will be used to consider eligibility
• High school seniors, current college students, and nontraditional students may apply
• Post-secondary education may include classes toward a bachelor's degree, associate degree, trade school certification, or professional development education

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Must reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: April 15

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Cleveland Punch and Die Company
Punch and Die
Children
Grandchildren
Employee
Spouse
Nontraditional
Trade school
Various
1586908800
April 15, 2020
Vasenda
Michelle M. Vasenda Fund

Established in memory of Michelle M. Vasenda, a career nurse who lost her battle to breast cancer in 2009. It was her vision to create a scholarship to help those committed to helping others.

Eligibility requirements:
• Student applying to or enrolled in an accredited nursing program
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Substantial volunteer service with a cancer-related organization

Amount: $1,000

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: Must reapply annually by submission of a new application.

Application deadline: May 1

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Nursing
Cancer
Community Service
Northeast Ohio
1588291200
May 1, 2020
Wiskind
Edith Wiskind English Literacy Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Edith Wiskind, a former English teacher, to provide scholarships for Summit County students, with preference given to those pursuing a degree in English.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior in a Summit County high school
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Preference is given to students pursuing a degree in English
• Must submit an essay that will be judged on its content, thought process, organization, sentence structure, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary

Amount: $2,500

Number of awards: 1

Renewal: No

Application deadline: March 5

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

English
Summit County
Essay
Summit County
1583366400
March 5, 2020
Witan
Witan Presidents' Scholarship Fund

Established by WITAN to provide scholarships for nontraditional female students at the University of Akron.

Eligibility requirements:
• Female student at the University of Akron who is in her final year of undergraduate or graduate study
• Members of WITAN and their families are not eligible

Amount: $1,500

Number of awards: 1

Renewal: No

Application deadline: Varies; typically in April of each year

How to apply: Applications are available through the University of Akron's Adult Focus program. Learn more.

University of Akron
Female Student
Nontraditional Student
Graduate
Undergraduate
Northeast Ohio Varies
Woman's Club
Woman's Club of Hudson Scholarship Fund

Established by the Woman's Club of Hudson to help students continue their education or vocational training.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Hudson High School
• Minimum 2.5 GPA
• Financial need
• Agrees to not join a fraternity or sorority during freshman year

Amount: Varies ($2,000 minimum)

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: March 15

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Hudson Public Schools
Hudson High School
Financial Need
Hudson
1584230400
March 15, 2020
Wunderle
Anthony Wunderle Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by Lori and Greg Wunderle in memory of their son Anthony who had childhood leukemia. This scholarship is to provide educational opportunities for a higher education, accredited trade, or apprenticeship program for any cancer survivor or family member of a cancer patient, living or deceased.

Eligibility requirements:
• Cancer survivor or family member of a cancer patient, living or deceased

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Renewal: No

Application deadline: April 1

How to apply: Applicants must apply through our online application system.

Cancer
Cancer survivor
Cancer patient
Northeast Ohio
1585699200
April 1, 2020
Yambrovich
Vincent Yambrovich Engineering Scholarship Fund

Established to provide scholarships for Buckeye High School seniors who plan to study engineering.

Eligibility requirements:
• Senior at Buckeye High School
• Resident of Litchfield Township
• Planning to study engineering

Amount: Varies

Number of awards: Varies

Application deadline: Varies

How to apply: Applications are available through the Buckeye High School guidance office. For more information, call 330-722-8257.

Buckeye High School
Litchfield Township
Medina
Engineering
Litchfield Varies
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