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WILLIAM D. SQUIRES EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The William D. Squires Educational Foundation is offering 15 $4000 scholarships to Ohio Seniors.  Scholarships are renewable for a total of $16000.  Applications will be accepted from February 15 until April 5.  Eligibility is primarily based upon financial need.  The EFC on your FAFSA must be less than 7000 to apply. and you must have a minimum 3.2 GPA..  Applications are available in the guidance office or you can go to www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org
 

FIRST COMMONWEALTH BANK SCHOLARSHIP

The First Commonwealth Bank is offering a total of $35000 in $1000 individual scholarships to graduating high school seniors with a 3.00 GPA or better.  Applications are available in the guidance office or can be submitted online at http://www.fcbanking.com/scholarship.  Deadline for application is March 1, 2019.

 

PFLAG SCHOLARSHIP

The 2019 PFLAG Scholarship application is available in the guidance office.  Students must be at least 17 as of April 19, 2019.  Deadline to apply is April 19, 2019

 

VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA CHAPTER 649 SCHOLARSHIP

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 649 is accepting applications for scholarships for dependents (child, grandchild or great grandchild) of a veteran.  Applications are available in the

guidance office.  Deadline for application is March 31, 2019.

 

THE FOUNDATION FOR APPALACHIAN OHIO SCHOLARSHIPS

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio is pleased to announce the availability of scholarship opportunities for students in Appalachian Ohio (Includes Clermont County).  The AK Steel Foundation Scholarship is for students pursuing studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  The Ora E. Anderson Scholarship is for students pursuing studies in the natural sciences.  The Ariana R. Ulloa Scholarship is for students who want to pursue a degree in  international studies.  The Bob Evans and Wayne F. White Legacy Scholarships are available to students who plan to pursue a college degree. 

 
Information and applications for these scholarships is available in the guidance office.  Deadline for application is March 15, 2019.  We have had several students win these scholarships.

 

ANTHONY MUNOZ FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Anthony Munoz Foundation Scholarship is for seniors  who plan to attend one of the eligible colleges next year.  Multiple $20,000 scholarships will be awarded.

 
Eligible colleges:
 
Art Academy of Ohio       Cedarville University     Central State University
Christ College of Nursing    Cincinnati Christian University
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Clark State Community College    Mt. St. Joseph University
Miami University    Sinclair Community College
University of Cincinnati    University of Dayton
Wilmington College    Wittenberg University
Wright State University    Xavier University
Georgetown College (KY)     Northern Kentucky University
Thomas More College    Earlham College
Hanover College   Indiana University East   
 
Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline for application is May 1, 2019.

 

THE MERCY CLERMONT PHYSICIANS' SCHOLARSHIP

The Medical Staff of Mercy Health - Clermont Hospital, is  proud to invite you to apply for the Mercy Clermont Physicians’ Scholarship Award.  This is the 14th year of the award which is supported by

the funds of the Medical Staff of the hospital.  Eligible students are those completing their senior year of high school at a school located in Adams, Brown or Clermont County, and who are preparing to

graduate and attend college to pursue a career in healthcare-related fields.

 

The Medical Staff strongly supports the community surrounding the hospital and extends this action to the youth of the community who will in the future be supporting the community.

 

The criteria for the application are detailed on the application form.  Applications must be returned by March 5th to be considered.  

 

Applications are available in the guidance office.  Goshen had three winners last year.

 

GOSHEN EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Goshen Education Foundation Scholarship is open for Goshen High School seniors.  Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or above at the time of graduation.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline is March 1, 2019.

 

GOSHEN PTO SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Goshen PTO Scholarship is for Goshen High School Seniors planning to pursue a degree in college.  Applicants must have completed 20 hours of community service while in high school and a member of PTO or have a parent be a member.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline for application is April 26, 2019.

 

ROBERT WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

 

The Robert Williams Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by the Butlerville Masonic Lodge and is intended for Goshen High School Seniors planning to pursue a degree in college.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline for application is March 10, 2019.

 

ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter announces its 2019 Scholarship Program for Children and Spouses of U.S. Army Soldiers in the Global War on Terrorism, Army Soldiers and Army Veterans who are currently serving or have served in the Global War on Terrorism, and Family Members of AUSA Members who belong to the Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter in that priority. Also priority is given to residents of Southeast Indiana, Northern Kentucky, and  Southwest Ohio. $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship program is available to first-time freshman and returning college students. The scholarship can be used for tuition and fees, and room and board.

 

Students can download the scholarship packet from:

http://www.ausatristate.org/scholarship        OR The application is available in the guidance office.

 

Application deadline is April 1, 2019.

 

KEMBA CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

 

A total of five scholarships will be awarded by Kemba Credit Union at $1,000 each for the 2019-2020 school year. Your application will automatically be forwarded to the Cincinnati Area Credit Union Outreach Alliance for an opportunity to win an additional scholarship.

To qualify, you yourself must be a primary member of Kemba Credit Union(requires a $10 deposit to open an account) and at least a senior in a local high school with plans to enroll in post-high school studies. This includes vocational, professional and academic studies, which are not limited to colleges and universities. Applicants may also be anyone who is currently obtaining an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree.

Please print or type your application and return to Kemba. You may submit your application one of three ways:

Mail to:
      Kemba Scholarship Committee 
      Kemba Credit Union, Inc. 
      P.O. Box 14090 
      Cincinnati, Ohio 45250

Scan and email a signed .pdf copy to marketing@kembacu.org

Drop off your signed application to your local branch

All applications must be emailed, postmarked or delivered to any Kemba location no later than Friday, February 8, 2019.

Applications are available in the guidance office.

 

GOSHEN HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

 

This scholarship is for Goshen High School seniors who are planning on pursuing a college education.  Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or above .  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline for application is March 5, 2019

 

GUY & MABEL LYKINS SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Lykins Corporation is sponsoring a $500 scholarship for high school seniors who will be pursuing a bachelor's degree and have maintained a 3.0 GPA on a non-weighted scale.  Applicants may be called for a personal interview.  They are looking for students involved in community service.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Applications will be accepted beginning February 18, 2019 and must be postmarked by April 1, 2019.

 

SOUTHERN OHIO REALTORS SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Southern Ohio Association of Realtors (S.O.A.R.) Scholarship Award has been designated to provide assistance to graduating high school seniors from the service areas of Clermont, Brown, Warren, Eastern Hamilton and Adams counties.  This award may be used for post secondary education/training in order to help give back to their communities.  Applications are available in the guidance office.. Applications are due by March 1, 2019. 

 

GE RONALD REAGAN SCHOLARSHIP

 

Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);be citizens of the United States of America;be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); andplan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.Semifinalists will be required to provide a recommendation from a community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype or telephone by a member of the selection committee.

Go to https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/  to apply.

 

CORPORATE TUITION REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAMS

 

 Seniors and Juniors:  If you work for any of the following companies be sure to check out their tuition reimbursement programs.  

 

Kroger

McDonalds

Chipotle

Taco Bell

Panera

United Parcel Service

Starbucks

Arbys

 

BURGER KING SCHOLARSHIP

 

Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING Scholars program has awarded $35 million in scholarships to more than 33,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2018 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.7 million to more than 3,400 students in North America. Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.

The application period for the 2019-2020 school year begins on Oct. 15, 2018 and closes Dec. 15, 2018. Click here to view the scholarship eligibility requirements and to apply now.

 

GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

 

Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

The 2019 program will accept applications from October 16, 2018 through January 4, 2019.

This program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.

 

Scholarships are for $10,000 and are renewable for three more years for a total of $40,000.

Go to https://www.scholarsapply.org/ge-reagan/  to apply. 

 

ROBERT A. CUNNINGHAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

General Electric Credit Union is proud to offer the 22nd Annual Robert A. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship.  Applicants must be a college-bound graduating high school senior, be a primary member of GECU, participated in activities that demonstrate a spirit of volunteerism and have a strong academic record with at least a "B" average.  IT ONLY TAKES A $5.00 DEPOSIT TO BECOME A MEMBER OF GECU.

 

Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline for application is January 15, 2019.  Students can also download the application at gecreditunion.org/promotions

 

OHIO TOWNSHIP ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Ohio Township Association began offering scholarships to high school seniors in 2005.  Four $1500 scholarships in two categories are being provided this year.  Students must be a U.S. citizen, reside in an Ohio township and plan on attending a 2 or 4 year Ohio college or university in 2019.  Two local Government Achievement scholarships will be awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding citizenship through service and participation in community activities.  Two Academic Achievement scholarships will be awarded to students who have a B average and at least a 22 on the ACT or 1000 on the SAT.  Deadline for the scholarship application is Monday, January 28, 2019.  Applications are available in the guidance office. 

 

EASTERN HILLS ROD GUN AND CONSERVATION CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Eastern Hills Rod Gun and Conservation Club is pleased to offer a $1000 (annually renewable) scholarship to a Clermont County student who is pursuing a degree in conservation, forestry, wildlife management, or animal husbandry.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline for application is June 1, 2019.

 

AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

 

The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.

The 2019 program will be accepting applications from September 1, 2018 until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 14, 2018, whichever comes first. Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 completed and submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early

Click on the link below to apply.

https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/

 

2019 ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

 

The 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen.

Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Eligibility:

Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.

 

Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.

 

High school graduates are not eligible to apply.

 

Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2018.

 

Awards:

 

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2019 competition.

 

Male and female students compete separately.

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

 

The Chicago office of the Elks National Foundation will announce the 2019 500 national winners in late April 2019. (Many local Lodges, districts and state Elks associations award their own scholarships through this program. These scholarships are not to be confused with the 500 Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships.)

The 20 top finalists will participate in an all expenses paid Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges. These 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.

To apply click on this link

 

https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

 

 

 

 

BEST VALUE SCHOOLS IN OHIO

 

Go to http://www.bestvalueschools.com/rankings-by-state/ohio/ for rankings of Colleges and Universities in Ohio.  Go to http://www.bestvalueschools.com/rankings-by-state/online-schools-ohio/ for rankings of online schools in Ohio.

 

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE VISITS
Most local colleges will send a representative to Goshen High School to meet with interested juniors and seniors.   Sign up in naviance for students who would like to meet with these representatives.  College reps will set up in the auditeria and students will be able to meet with them during their lunch period..
 
COLLEGE VISITS

Juniors and Seniors are allowed several days during their last two years to visit colleges. Students must complete a college visit form at least three days in advance and make arrangements with the college.  These forms can be obtained from the guidance office.

HELPFUL HINTS FOR A SUCCESSFUL COLLEGE VISIT:
 
  • Make yourself known to the admissions staff
  • Spend the night in the dorm if you can
  • Talk to current students
  • Eat a meal in the cafeteria
  • Tour the campus and see all the facilities
  • Sit in on a class if possible
  • Questions to ask:
  1. What are the core requirements?
  2. What percentage of students graduate in four years?
  3. What security measures are in place on campus?
  4. What types of housing are available?
  5. What meal plans are available?
  6. Are there WI-FI connections in the dorms and throughout the campus?
  7. What recreational activities are available on campus?
  8. Are there employment opportunities on campus or close by the campus?
  9. How many students are typically in each class?
  10. Is off-campus housing available?
  11. How do I qualify for financial aid?
  12. What are the scholarship opportunities available?