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    Starting Monday, April 6, we will begin providing our Grab and Go meal service ONE day a week from 10:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Mondays. Students will receive five days worth of meals. The Van Wert pick-up location has changed to Van Wert Middle School door #M36. The Ohio City location remains the same at the Ohio City Village Hall/Utility Office (North door of the council chambers). For those interested and have not already done so, please click here to complete the pre-order form

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Scholarship Opportunities

2019-2020

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

2019-2020

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation

 

 

www.ofbf.org

Feb. 28, 2020

Up to $4,500

Two scholarships. Must be attending a 2 or 4 year college or technical school.  One is open to anyone, the other, a parent must be a Farm Bureau member.  2.5 GPA, 3 letters of recommendation and an essay.

Jostens 2020 Photo Contest

 

 www.jostensphotocontest.com

Mar. 1, 2020

$1,000

Submit a photo in one of several categories

Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Foundation

 

 

www.oogeep.org

Mar. 1, 2020

$1,000

2.5 GPA, must have a career goal in the natural gas and oil industry, submit 2 letters of recommendation, 250 word or more essay detailing career goals, provide resume and transcript

Zinggia Art Scholarship

 

www.zinggia.com

Mar. 7, 2020

$2,000

Majoring in Art, May attend any school in the US.  GPA 3.0 Must send in art samples.

R.K. Thompson Self-Reliance Award

 

Scholarship Information

Application

Mar. 12, 2020

$500 (4 female, 4 male)

$1,000 (one female, one male)

Award for students who exhibit self reliance. Given to students who, “do the best with what he or she has”. Must fill out application, provide references and write a 300 word essay on what self reliance means to you.

Rhonda Kay Bevington Memorial Scholarship

 

See Student Services for more information

Mar. 12, 2020

$2,500 (2)

2.5 GPA, active church member, active in youth group or Christian group, displays leadership & Christian character.

Invest Higher Education Scholarship

 

 

www.app.smarterselect.com/programs/64699-in-vest

Mar. 13, 2020

Varies

Must be a current or past student in an Invest program, planning to pursue a career in the insurance industry. Application includes transcript, letter of recommendation, essay and completed case study

Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education

 

www.ohioacte.org/scholarship

Mar. 15, 2020

$1,000

Open to any student enrolled in an Ohio Career and Technical Program.   Application includes a 500-1,000 word essay.

Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship Fund

 

 

www.beyondtheburougs.org/the-scholarship/the-application

Mar. 15, 2020

Up to $5,000

Low income household, 2.5 GPA, involvement in an extra-curricular activity of work, completed application and Student Aid Report from FAFSA

Farm Focus Scholarship

 

Mar. 16, 2020

$1,000 (3)

For students pursuing a degree in an agricultural related field, GPA 2.5, fill out application, essay explaining why you think agriculture is important now & in the future

UNCF STEM Scholars Program

 

 

 

www.uncf.org/stemscholars

Mar. 19, 2020

Up to $2,500

Must be African American, 3.0 GPA, demonstrated financial need, letter of recommendation committed to pursuing STEM majors

Central Insurance Companies Educational & Charitable Foundation Scholarship

www.cicecf.org

Mar. 27, 2020

Up to $5,000 (renewable)

College major must have a specific use in the insurance industry (see list), GPA 3.0, fill out application, include transcript, letters of recommendation and an essay “My career goal”

Braun Engineering Scholarship

 

/userfiles/280/my files/braun engineering scholarship.pdf?id=2121

Mar. 31, 2020

$1,000

Must be a member of Project Lead the Way , school of choice must have an engineering program, major must be engineering specific, 3.0 GPA, demonstrate good character

Van Wert Health Medical and Health Care Scholarship Program

 

 

/userfiles/280/my files/van wert medical and health.pdf?id=2120

 

Mar. 31, 2020

$1,000 (renewable)

Must plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college full time, major must be human healthcare specific, 3.0 GPA, demonstrate good character

Shirley Johns Hart Scholarship

 

/userfiles/280/my files/shirley johns hart scholarship.pdf?id=2122

Mar. 31, 2020

$500 (2)

For VWHS seniors.  Based on demonstrated financial need, academic achievement. Must be accepted to a post high school educational institution. Short essay on educational career plan and situational need.

John Fox Maney Memorial Business Scholarship

 

 

/userfiles/280/my files/john fox maney scholarship.pdf?id=2127

 

Mar. 31, 2020

$1,500

For a VWHS senior planning to major in business administration or any other business-related field. Must have financial need, good character and be civic minded. 

Adolph and Letitia Weck Scholarship

 

/userfiles/280/my files/adolf and letitia weck .pdf?id=2123

 

Mar. 31, 2020

$500 (2)

For two VWHS seniors. Must rank in the top 1/3 of the class, explain why you are a worthy candidate for the scholarship.

Margaret Shaffer Maney Memorial Music Scholarship

 

/userfiles/280/my files/margaret shaffer maney music.pdf?id=2124

 

Mar. 31, 2020

$1,500

For a VWHS senior planning to major in music or music education.  Other criteria include financial need and personal character.

Ohio Gas Association Scholarship

 

www.ohiogasassoc.org

Mar. 31, 2020

$1,000

For students planning to pursue a career in the natural gas industry or related energy field (including business)Must plan to attend an accredited Ohio college, technical or trade school, 3.0 GPA, 2 letters of recommendation, short essay,

Ralph McCuddy Memorial Scholarship

 

/userfiles/280/my files/ralph mccuddy memorial.pdf?id=2125

Mar. 31, 2020

$1,075

For a VWHS senior planning to major in the field of science. Must enroll in a 4 year college, complete application.

Schrader Realty

 

/userfiles/280/my files/schrader realty scholarship.pdf?id=2128

April 1, 2020

$500

One award will be given to a Van Wert High School senior.  Applications available in Student Services

Leslie Scholarship Fund

 

/userfiles/280/my files/leslie scholarship.pdf?id=2130

April 1, 2020

Varies

Must have been a member of the Van Wert High School golf team, 2.0 GPA, demonstrated high character traits and leadership qualities

United Producers, Inc. Scholarship Program

 

 

/userfiles/280/my files/united producers inc .pdf?id=2131

 

 

April 1, 2020

$1,000

Must be a member or child/grandchild of a UPI member, Member must market at least one head of livestock at UPI per year, planning on attending a college or technical school to study an agriculture-related field, fill out application and personal essay.

Van Wert Service Pack Scholarship

 

/userfiles/280/my files/van wert service pack.pdf?id=2132

 

April 3, 2020

$500 (2)

Must be a 2 year member of the Van Wert Service Pack, 2.75 GPA, rating sheet filled out by 3 teachers or advisors

Van Wert County Farm Bureau Scholarship

www.ofbf.org/foundation/scholarships/van-wert-county-scholarship

April 6, 2020

$500

Student & parent/guardian must be current paid member for the Van Wert County Farm Bureau, 2.5 GPA

William D. Squires Educational Foundation

 

 

www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org

April 6, 2020

$5,000 (20) (renewable)

Based primarily on financial need.  3.2 GPA, Must include application, transcript, class schedule, ACT scores, SAR report, 2 letters of recommendation, essay on “My Career Goal”

Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools

 

 

 

www.omaccs.org

April 10, 2020

Wide Range

Available at certain Trade or Technology schools. Student must be nominated by a current member of the Ohio Legislature. Must also send recommendation letters and shore essay.  See Student Services by March 1 so that nominations can be made by the deadline.

Van Wert Federation of Teachers Scholarship

 

/userfiles/280/my files/vw federation of teachers.pdf?id=2133

April 17, 2020

$750-$1,000

2.8 GPA, Must major in education, parent/parents must reside in Van Wert City School district, student must have attended VWHS for at least 2 years

Van Wert Optimist Club Scholarship

 

/userfiles/280/my files/vw optimist club.pdf?id=2134

April 19, 2020

Ranges

Must have minimum of 100 volunteer hours in the past 12 months. Volunteer hour sheets are available in the Student Services office

2020 ACLS Scholarship for Healthcare Providers

 

https://pacificmedicaltraining.net/

November 1, 2020 $1,000 Students must be enrolled in a health-related college program at the time of application. $1,000 scholarship to the author of the winning essay, and complimentary access to any of our courses for three runners-up.

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