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Scholarships

The following Scholarships are available for our senior students.

Scholarship Link Description Be sure to read and follow all instructions.  Some scholarships must be postmarked by their deadline and some may need to be delivered by that date.

Elks

Most Valuable Student Deadline: 
November 15, 2018

Burger King

Open to all high school seniors planning to further their education at a two or four year college/university

Deadline: 
December 15, 2018

Art Scholarships

Art Scholarship opportunities- including Fine Arts, Music, Drama, Photography and Culinary

Deadline:
Various Deadlines

Ohio JCI Senate Application for Ohio JCI Senate Deadline:
January 11, 2019
Bonnie Eddy Educational Supply
and Book Grant
The NW Region Executive Committee of the Ohio School Boards Association is comprised
of elected school board members who take pride in providing support to high school
seniors demonstrating an interest in the teaching profession.
Deadline:
January 31, 2019
 Farm Credit Mid-America Applicant must be a child or grandchild of a Farm Credit Mid-America customer and plan to attend a two or four year institution majoring in agriculture or pursing agricultural or rural community related careers Deadline:
January 31, 2019
FFA Scholarships

There are multiple scholarships available for students going into a career in Agriculture.  One scholarship form for multiple scholarships.  You do NOT need to be a member of FFA to be eligible for some of the scholarships.

Deadline:
February 6, 2019
 

Paulding Putnam

  • Applicants must be the child or legal ward of a Paulding Putnam Cooperative permanent resident member receiving servie for the duration of the 2018-2019 academic year;
  • They must be receiving service at the time of the competition;
  • Applicants must have a current 3.5 gpa on a 4.0 system;
  • Applications can be handwritten or typed and need to be returned to Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative's Office located at 401 McDonald Pike, Paulding

Deadline:
February 8, 2019

Northwest State Community College Application for Foundation Scholarship Deadline: 
February 15, 2019
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America Teen Scholarship Essay Contest
Describe how Alzheimer's has changed or impacted their lives.  Scholarships range from $5,000 to $500. 
 
Deadline: 
February 15, 2019


Mercy St. Rita Hospital

Mercy Health - St . Rita's is pleased to announce our 20 19 scholarship program for future medical providers.

Ten $1,500 scholarships will be awarded.

Deadline:
February 22, 2019
Young Women in Public Affairs Award Recognizing young women for their commitment to volunteerism, volunteer leadership achievements and dedication to empowering women worldwide. Deadline:
March 1, 2019
Northwest State Community College
Presidential and Honors
Application for Preseidental and Honors Deadline:
April 1, 2019
The Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio Scholarship Open to all graduating students.  (You get a lower score if you are NOT going onto additional training, but going to college is not a requirement.)  They will give one male and one female a scholarship.  Each scholarship will be for $1,200 (Amount is not verified at this time.)  The recipients will be selected from the 4 th Masonic District. Deadline:
February 26, 2019
Ohio Farm Bureau Variety of Scholarships Deadline:
February 28, 2019
Megawatt Scholarship
Senior planning to attend an accredited school and major in a science, technology, engineering or math discipline. 
3.5 gpa is recommended  $5,000
Deadline:
March 1, 2019
102.7 WMYW MY102.7 will be awarding four $500 scholarships to graduating seniors.
One student will receive the award for each of our three high schools and one Vantage student seeking higher education.
Deadline:
March 1, 2019
Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Scholarship Targeted at students pursuing careers in the crude oil and natural gas industry.  Deadline:
March 1, 2019
Ohio Gas Association Scholarship Foundation Student pursuing a career in natural gas or a variety of other fields  (See list on the scholarship) Deadline:
March 15, 2019
Farm Focus Scholarship
Farm Focus Release Form
VAN WERT Count residents pursuing a career in Agriculture Deadline:
March 16, 2019
Black Swamp Safety Council Employees and Employee family members of Black Swamp Safety Council member businesses.  Preference to those pursuing a career relating to Occupational Health, Safety and/or Environmental concerns. Deadline:
March 22, 2019
Paulding County Hospital Foundation Healthcare Scholarship
Student Evaluation Form
Scholarship Instructions
Pursuing a degree in Healthcare field. 
 
Deadline:
March 25, 2019
Engineering & Technology Scholarship
Scholarship Application
Planning to pursue Bachelor's or Associate's degree in engineering, computer science, or information technology. 
3.0 gpa and/or top 30% of class.
Deadline:
March 29, 2019
AG Plus Student must major in an agricultural field Deadline:
March 31, 2019
KNR Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship Demonstrate good character and high initiative.  GPA 3.0 or higher. Deadline:
March 31, 2019
(Online or Mail)
William D. Squires Scholarship Based on financial need.  Must know career goal, be highly motived, have good character and have a
minimum gpa of 3.2. 
Deadline:
April 5, 2019
Paulding County Farm Bureau Student or Parent must be a current paid member of the Paulding County Farm Bureau.  Must plan to go into an agriculture-related program.  GPA must be 2.5 or higher.  Must attend annual meeting to receive the scholarship (Can continue to apply while in college.)  $500 Deadline:
April 5, 2019
Robbie Seffernick Memorial Scholarship A one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior who plans to attend a Trade School after graduation.  A one page essay on the given topic is required.  Deadline:
April 9, 2019 to Mrs. Franz (or)
April 12, 2019 to the Foundation
Paulding County Foundation Anonymous Scholarship Two (2) $1,000 for Wayne Trace seniors.  Preferably majoring in an Agriculture related area and plans to return to NW Ohio- neither are a requirement.  Deadline:
April 9, 2019 to Mrs. Franz (or)
April 12, 2019 to the Foundation
Deb Haney Memorial Scholarship A scholarship for a senior who is planning to further their education in honor of Deb Haney.  3.0 gpa Deadline:
April 9, 2019 to Mrs. Franz (or)
April 12, 2019 to the Foundation
Tammy Gibson Memorial Scholarship A $1,000 scholarship to a Wayne Trace Senior.  2.5 gpa or better. Deadline:
April 9, 2019 to Mrs. Franz (or)
April 12, 2019 to the Foundation
Brian E. Myers Memorial Scholarship Preference given to students attending The Ohio State University and/or majoring in an agricultural field of study. Deadline:
April 9, 2019 to Mrs. Franz (or)
April 12, 2019 to the Foundation
Hey Buddy Scholarship In memory of Robbie Seffernick.  Any field of study. Deadline:
April 9, 2019 to Mrs. Franz (or)
April 12, 2019 to the Foundation
JP Crain Family Scholarship Consideration will be given to applicants for financial need, and scholarship. Deadline:
April 9, 2019 to Mrs. Franz (or)
April 12, 2019 to the Foundation
Antwerp Conservation Club Plan to enter college or university.  No degree requirements. Deadline:
April 15, 2019
Nathan Robert Plummer Memorial Scholarship Two scholarships presented by the Plummer family in memory of Nathan.  No GPA or field of study requirement. 
DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME ON THE ESSAY.
Deadline:
April 18, 2019 to Mrs. Franz
Jacob Scholarship Based heavily on Need Deadline:
April 18, 2019 to Mrs. Franz
Wayne Trace Education Scholarship

The Wayne Trace Education Association is offering scholarships to graduating seniors of Wayne Trace High School.  Candidates for the scholarships must have a 3.0 GPA or better plus plan on attending college to further their education.  One scholarship will be awarded to a senior majoring in education.  The other scholarships will be general scholarships for those majoring in other areas.

Deadline:
April 18, 2019 to Mrs. Franz
Ohio News Media Foundation The Ohio News Media Foundation, a non-profit foundation of the Ohio News Media Association, offers a $1,500 scholarship for minority high school seniors in Ohio who plan to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at the accredited college or university within the United States for the 2019-20 academic year. Deadline:
April 19, 2019
Paulding County Retired Teachers Association For Paulding County High School seniors planning to enter the field of education. Deadline:
April 26, 2019
Taylor Tumblin The Taylor B. Tumblin Foundation established this fund in order to help students achieve a higher education. We understand the importance of having efficient nurses and intervention specialists to help people that aren’t always able to help themselves. There will be one $1,000 scholarship and one $500 scholarship awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Deadline:
April 27, 2019 to Mrs. Franz
Ohio Credit Union Foundation Must be a credit union member.  Video based scholarship. Deadline:
April 30, 2019
Darwin Hemenway Scholarship Must be accepted to a college and have letters of recommendation.  You do NOT need to be going into the service. Deadline:
April 30, 2019
Northwest State College Credit Plus Scholarship NSCC is pleased to announce the creation of the NSCC  College Credit Plus Scholarship! This scholarship is available to High School Seniors who have completed a minimum of 6 credit hours at NSCC with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and will graduate from high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Deadline:
May 1, 2019
 
Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship To assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, commitment to pursue career or technical certification/degree, and a desire to contribute to society. Deadline:
June 15, 2019