Scholarships 2019-2020


    Thank you for visiting the JHS Guidance Scholarship page. The first few hyper links listed below, will take you to different search engines fo 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.  Funding is one of the biggest obstacles that stands in the way of continuing education. This organization believes that finances should never be the reason they can’t attend their dream school. Their researchers spent months putting together the perfect step-by-step guide to help students search effectively for the best scholarships for their needs.

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    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.




     Granville Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution

    Each year the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of higher education in diverse areas of study including history, economics, law, political science, medicine, nursing, occupational and physical therapy, elementary and secondary education, chemistry, math, science and English.  Scholarships are awarded and judged without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability.  To find out more about these scholarships, please contact janiceloraso@attheworks.org.


    The Columbus Foundation – Glenna R. Joyce Trust

    This scholarship supports students from central Ohio who enroll at The Ohio State University (OSU), or University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame).  The scholarship covers the standard expenses of attending four years, eight semesters, at OSU or Notre Dame, and includes tuition, mandatory fees, average room and board plan, books, transportation, and incidental expenses.  Information is available in the guidance office.


    Bowling Green State University Scholarships

    Deadline:  1/15/20

    Scholarships are available at BGSU for incoming freshmen considering careers in teaching science and/or mathematics.  The program called Science and Math Education in ACTION offers recipients up to $4,000 the first year of college with increases each year up to more than $5,000 the fourth year – a scholarship valued at a total of approx. $20,000 (based on continued state funding). Minimum high school GPA of 3.0.  More information available in the guidance office.


    Ohio JCI Senate Scholarships

    Deadline:  1/24/20

    The Ohio JCI Senate C&E Foundation is made up of the life members of the Ohio JCI Senate who were members of the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees). 

    You will have two (2) categories to choose from:  Category 1 - Academic Based, and Category 2 - Need-Based.  Information as to how to apply and applications are available in the guidance office.


    "The Coolidge" -A Scholarship for America

    Deadline:  1/16/20

    For any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2021 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply.  Unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply.  "The Coolidge" is among America's most generous:  a full-ride scholarship that covers a student's tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergrad study.  Information is available in the guidance office.


    Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarship

    Deadline:  1/31/20

    The ESA Foundation Board of Directors offers more than 200 scholarships a year for deserving United States and International students who meet the criteria of individual endowments. For information, requirements and applications, visit www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants. The application submission process is done online. For information and applications go to website:  www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants.

    OhioHealth Sports Medicine Foundation Scholarship

    Application period is January 1 – February 28 of each year

    OhioHealth Sports Medicine is the largest multidisciplinary sports medicine group in central Ohio dedicated to treating and working with athletes at all levels. The Foundation is awarding five, $1,000 scholarships.  Must be planning to enter a U.S. institution majoring in a health care related field.  Information is available in the guidance office.


    Co-Alliance - Solutions Scholarship Program 2020

    Deadline:  2/1/20

    Our Solutions Scholarship Program is designed to benefit college-bound high school seniors who are the children and grandchildren of our local cooperative members and who intend to study agriculture.  We award 20 one-time scholarships of $1,000 each to students who meet our qualifications.  Awards are announced in May and June at the schools.  Application information, etc. is available in the guidance office.


    American Society of Military Comptrollers (SMC) Buckeye Scholarship

    Deadline:  2/29/20

    Must be a senior in high school.  Must have 100 hours of Community Service over and above required for graduation, or 5 extra volunteer activities of at least 20 hours each. Must be entering a field of study directly related to financial/resource management, such as, business administration economics, public administration, accounting, finance. Information and applications are available in the guidance office.


    AAA School Safety Patrol - $1,000 Grant

    Deadline:  2/28/20

    AAA is offering high school seniors the opportunity to apply for one of ten $1,000 grants by competing in the AAA School Safety Patrol $1,000 Grant Scholarship Program.  Program is limited to high school seniors who once served as a member of the AAA School Safety Patrol and is designed to help former School Safety Patrol member further their education after graduation.  Information and applications are available in the guidance office.


    The Energy Cooperative “Children of Members” Scholarship

    Deadline:  2/7/20

    This scholarship is offered to Children of Members (consumers).  The scholarships are offered to high school seniors whose household is served by TEC with electric, natural gas, or propane.  The year we will be awarding six (6) $2,000 scholarships. If interested, please see Ms. Merrill in the guidance office.


    OppU Achievers Scholarship

    Deadline:  12/31/19

    Award Amount:  $2,500

    Eligibility:  high school students, college students, graduate students, cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0;

    US citizen or resident.

    To apply, submit a short response at opploans.com/scholarship.  The scholarship is awarded four times a year with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30. 


    Johnstown Community Sportsman’s Club Scholarship

    Deadline: 4/6/20

    The Johnstown Community Sportsman’s Club is pleased to announce the offering of a $1,000 scholarship.  Eligible seniors currently from Johnstown, Northridge, Utica, Watkins Memorial, Licking Heights, Lakewood, Granville, and Centerburg School district are invited to apply.  GPA of 3.0 or better.  Applications and information available in the guidance office.


    Licking County Foundation Scholarships
    Deadline:  1/31/20

    Scholarship application available online:  December 12, 2019 – January 31, 2020. Go to

    https://www.thelcfoundation.org/scholarships/  Ms. Merrill will be meeting with the seniors when we get back from Christmas break to help the seniors work through the application.


    Builders Exchange Scholarship

    Deadline:  2/21/20

    The Builders Exchange of Central Ohio is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2020-21 school year.  For more than 60 years, the BX Scholarship Program has awarded more than $1.5 million in tuition assistance to student in need.  Students must be enrolled in or entering a two-year technical program or in a four-year college program and be in a construction-related field of study.  Information is available in the guidance office.


    2020 American Legion Post 254 Memorial Scholarship

    Deadline:  3/31/20

    At least one scholarship with a minimum amount of $500 will be awarded in 2020.  All are gift scholarships and are not loans.  Must be a senior at Johnstown or Northridge, or homeschooled seniors with a permanent address located in the school districts.  Must have a 3.0 GPA and a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or a minimum of 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing tests scores.)  Applications are available in the guidance office.


    The William D. Squires Educational Foundation, Inc.

    Application are being accepted from February 15th – April 5th, 2020

    Scholarships are being offered to Ohio seniors and the value has increased from $4,000 to $5,000 per year.  This scholarship is renewable with a potential value of $20,000.  Eligibility requirements are strict.  Must have a minimum 3.20 GPA.  Please stop by the guidance office for more information and application guidelines.


    Capital Auto Auction STEM Scholarship

    Deadline:  8/15/20

    Must be majoring in a STEM field of study (or related field) as well as attending an accredited college or university.  The scholarship is to help provide more individuals with the opportunity to get a solid education.  Information is available in the guidance office.


    City Property Management HOA Service Scholarship

    Deadline:  7/31/20

    Award Amount:  $1,000

    This scholarship is available to any high school senior nationwide. To see eligibility requirements and other pertinent information go to:  http://cityproperty.com/phoenix#scholarship-link


    Children’s Conservation League Scholarship

    Deadline:  3/1/20

    The Children’s Conservation League of Johnstown is offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving 2020 senior who will be attending a post-graduate education program.  If you are interested and qualify, please fill out the following information and return to the guidance office on or before March 1, 2020.  Applications are available in the guidance office.