Scholarship List 2020-2021

  • Scholarship List 2020-2021 

    Thank you for visiting the JHS Guidance Scholarship page. The first few hyper links listed below, will take you to different search engines for scholarships. Please be aware if you are filling out a scholarship and they ask you to make a payment, we would advise you NOT to do that.   
    Please take a look here – 
    This guide is perfect for those with questions like: 

    • How early should I start looking for scholarships? 
    • What paperwork do I need when I start my applications? 
    • What is work study and how does it differ from a scholarship? 

    Students are looking for answers as they begin their plans for a bright future. Our guide is a tool to jumpstart their search to fund their efforts! 

    Cappex is a great tool to help students locate scholarships. The two links below will have helpeful information when using Cappex. 

     You will find a list of 15 Scholarship Programs available to Ohio students.  More than 900 individual scholarship awards will be distributed through these 15 programs.  Students from Ohio school districts are eligible for all awards. Please click on the link below for more information. 

    The link below will redirect you to the Ohio Means Jobs website. There is an option to search for scholarships. Please click the link below to access this information. 

    List of the top 175 Scholarships for high school seniors: 



    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship 

    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 32nd class in 2020, the Foundation has provided over 6,300 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $72 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Our application is open! High school seniors can apply here.   


     This is to inform you that the 2019 Licking/Knox Goodwill Foundation Scholarship Program is now underway.  The scholarships are for the 2019-2020 school year.   For seniors applying for a post-secondary scholarship, the scholarship deadline is Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Scholarships are also available for students who will be attending a high school career center, for either their junior or senior year.  That deadline is also Wednesday, March 27. This is the fifth year for the Licking/Knox Goodwill Scholarship Program.  In the previous four years, Licking/Knox Goodwill awarded a total of 103 scholarships totaling over $136,000. Two of the 2018 scholarship recipients are graduates of Johnstown Monroe High School. All the information for the scholarship program may be found at, or by selecting Foundation on the Info and Locations tab on the website.  The links for the applications are at the top of the page.  



    Horatio Alger Scholarship Applications 

    The Horatio Alger Association has multiple scholarship programs available to students. The application is open.  It will close on October 25. As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need. 


    To be eligible to apply for any of the Horatio Alger Undergraduate Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria: 

    Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation 

    Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution) 

    Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required) 

    Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities 

    Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity 

    Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and 

    Be a United States citizen 

    Click here to access the application. 



    McCormick & Murphy P.C. Personal Injury Scholarship 

    This scholarship is available to all high school seniors and current college students who are planning on entering the law field.  

    $500 (One-time award) 

    Due April 30, 2021 

    Must be attending a 4-year college/university or 2-yr community college for Fall 2021. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. 

    You can visit for more information. 



    The WiseGeek LGBTQ+ Awareness Scholarship 

    $500 scholarship 

    Application deadline is July 1, 2021 

    Eligibility Requirements: 

    Students who identify as party of the LGBTQ+ community 

    U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident 

    Click here for more information and to apply. 


    Knox/Licking Goodwill Foundation 

    The Licking/Knox Goodwill Foundation specializes in offering scholarships for individuals who want to pursue training through a trade school or professional certification. 

    Scholarships are also available for those working towards an Associates, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree. Preference is given to applicants attending a trade school or applicants with a disability or other barrier to employment. 

    Eligibility Requirements: 

    Current Goodwill Employee. 

    Relative of a current employee or Board Member. 

    Career Services Client-current client, or client who successfully completed the Career Services program within the previous twelve months. 

    Licking or Knox County resident with a disability or other carrier to employment. 

    Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. 

    Be a high school senior who will graduate in 2021. 

    Click here for more information and to apply 



    Johnstown Education Association Scholarship 

    The JEA will be awarding a scholarship to a graduating Johnstown senior who meets the following qualifications: 

    • College bound student who plans to pursue a career in the education field 
    • Attain 3.5 GPA or higher 
    • Demonstrates leadership skills, school citizenship and volunteer services within the community 
    • Submit an essay regarding the role a teacher has played in your life and the influence it had on your decision to pursue a career in education 

    Deadline to submit application is May 1, 2021. Applications can be picked up in the guidance office.