Stark Community Foundation

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Stark Community Foundation

Wayne D. Ackerman Family Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
American Guild of Organists, Canton Chapter Charitable Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Joan Blend Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Sheriff W. Bruce Umpleby Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Harry D. Callahan Educational Trust (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
George H. and Anna Casper Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ruth M. Cogan Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Julio C. Diaz Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Rob Digiacomo Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Emergency Medicine Physician Scholarships for Health Information Management Program (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Emergency Medicine Physicians Scholarship Fund for Non-Physician Employee Dependents (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Jack B. Fisher Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Alice J. Foit Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Thomas W. Gallagher Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
David A. and Pamela A. Gault Charitable Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Margaret S. Gilbert Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
James H. and Shirley L. Green Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Velma Shotwell Griffin Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dr. James H. Heckaman Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dale O. Heimberger CRNA Memorial Scholarship Fund (Graduate/Scholarship)
Raymond T. Hoge Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Minnie Hopkins Memorial Scholarship Fund of Lathrop/Compton School (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Judge and Mrs. Robert D. Horowitz Legal Scholarship Fund (Graduate/Scholarship)
Virginia C. Jack and Ralph L. Jack Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Jackson High School Alumni Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Junior Achievement of East Central Ohio, Inc. Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
David A. Kaiser Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Louise Nader Khourey/Kappa Delta Pi Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Samuel Krugliak Legal Scholarship Fund (Graduate/Scholarship)
Lake Dollars for Scholars Endowment Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Jay C. and B. Nadine Leggett Charitable Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Lillian Grace Mahan Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Manzer-Keener-Wefler Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Markley Family Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Bill McCarthy Scout Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Sanders J. Mestel Legal Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Harry Mestel Memorial Accounting Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
John G. and Betty J. Mick Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Fizz and Dutch Miller Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Lt. Colonel Robert G. Moreland Vocational/Technical Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Notre Dame Club of Canton Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
O’Jays Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Perry Township School Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
August M. Rocco Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Aaron Seesan Memorial Scholarship Fund (Graduate/Scholarship)
Don and Madalyn Sickafoose Educational Trust (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
R. Skeeles Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Stark County Bar Association Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Stark County Dairy Promoters Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Jeffery Tyler Sweitzer Wrestling Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Timothy S. Sweterlitsch Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Tim Triner Letter Carriers Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Norman J. Tschantz/Walter C. Deuble Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ira G. Turpin Scholar Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
John R. and Joan F. Warren Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Lester and Eleanor Webster Charitable Trust Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Mary Kean White Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Workshop, Inc. and Stark MRDD Fostering Diversity Through Special Needs Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200
Canton, OH 44702-2107

Ph: (330)454-3426
Fax: (330)454-5855
URL:http://www.starkcommunityfoundation.org

Wayne D. Ackerman Family Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be senior students attending high school in Stark County, OH; must be enrolled as full-time students; must have GPA of at least 3.0 on 4.0 scale; must demonstrate outstanding involvement both in academics and extracurricular activities; must have been accepted into a four-year college or university. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the Scholarship selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application forms are available online and must be sent to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: May 1.

American Guild of Organists, Canton Chapter Charitable Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Music. Qualif.: Applicants must be students residing in Stark County, without regard to gender, race, color, creed or nationality who are pursuing a four-year bachelor degree program at an accredited college or university in music with a major in instrument; must show an evidence of competent technique and musicianship. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the scholarship selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application forms are available online. Applicants must submit a letters of reference and a submitted tape and/or audition including one Bach work or movement, one French work or movement, and a third work of applicant's choice. Application form and requirements must be sent to Mr. Greg L. Hollinger, Treas. at 9264 Shipton Circle NW, North Canton, OH 44720. Deadline: April 15.

Joan Blend Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Nursing. Qualif.: Applicants must be attending or planning to attend university or nursing school offering a Registered Nursing Degree; must have GPA of 2.5 or higher; must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on academic standing and financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and other supporting documents to Mr. Dan Blend, 1684 Markley St. NW N. Canton, OH 44720. Deadline: April 15.

Sheriff W. Bruce Umpleby Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Law enforcement. Qualif.: Applicants must be students who are seniors attending high school either inside or outside Stark County, who will graduate with their class, or are graduates of a high school either inside or outside Stark County; must be enrolled as full-time students; must have achieved cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; must have demonstrated outstanding involvement both in academics and extra curricular activities; must have been accepted, into a post secondary institution with plans to major in law enforcement. Criteria: Recipient will be selected based on academic standing and extracurricular activities.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a written statement (at least 2 paragraphs) and three letters of recommendations from their teacher and/or teacher. Application form and other supporting documents must be sent to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: March 15.

Harry D. Callahan Educational Trust (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be students residing in Stark County who are pursuing a two-year or four-year college degree at an accredited school within approximately 150 miles of Canton; must have participation in athletics, government and other extracurricular and community activities; and must demonstrate leadership qualities. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on financial need and scholastic ability.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit completed application form and other supporting documents to Catholic Youth Council, 1330 Park Ave., NW, Canton, OH 44708. Deadline: April 30. Contact: Kris Baum.

George H. and Anna Casper Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be students residing in Stark County; must be attending college full or part-time; must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on financial need and academic standing.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Robert Martelet, Sec, 836 Market Ave. N, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: May 20.

Ruth M. Cogan Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified applicants from Stark County, Ohio. Focus: Music. Qualif.: Applicants must be high school students and present college students with an interest in studying music, have an inner feeling for music and whose lives have reflected the spiritual qualities, depth, understanding and love. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on financial need and scholastic ability.

Funds Avail.: Amount of award will be determined by the Selection committee. To Apply: Applicants must complete the application form available online and must be sent to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: April 15.

Julio C. Diaz Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be attending or who have been accepted at St. Thomas Aquinas High School; must have GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on the following criteria: (1) Completion of scholarship application; (2) Demonstration of financial need; (3) Achievement of minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; (4) Demonstration of involvement in extracurricular activities or community service project; (5) Demonstration of commitment to anti-tobacco use. Consideration will be given to qualified candidates of Hispanic descent.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must have and completed the application form and two letters of recommendation from the following: teacher, school administrators, or guidance counselors. Application form and requirements must be sent to St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Victoria Frustaci/Business Office, 2121 Reno Dr., Louisville, OH 44641. Deadline: May 1.

Rob Digiacomo Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors residing at the Lake Local School District; must demonstrate commitment to excellence in academic and athletic accomplishments; must have exceptional moral and personal characteristics; must have leadership skills; and must demonstrate devotion to family. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on financial need and scholastic ability.

Funds Avail.: $600. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants must complete the application form available online and must be sent to Edmond J. DiGiacomo and Sandra E. DiGiacomo, 755 Oneida Trail, Hartville, OH 44632. Deadline: April 15.

Emergency Medicine Physician Scholarships for Health Information Management Program (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Health education. Qualif.: Applicants must be students beginning the second year of study at Stark State College and enrolled full time in the Health Information Management Technology program; must have minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; must complete his/her education at the conclusion of spring semester; must have interview with the EMP Manager of Coding and Senior Executives. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on the scholarship selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit an employment history, attitude and work ethic together with the application form to EMP Scholarship Program, Emergency Medicine Physicians, 4535 Dressler Rd. NW, Canton, OH 44718. Deadline: July 27.

Emergency Medicine Physicians Scholarship Fund for Non-Physician Employee Dependents (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be dependent children of non-physician employees of Emergency Medicine Physicians, Inc. who are pursuing or applying for college level studies. Criteria: Selection of applicant must be based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, and leadership and community activities or services.

Funds Avail.: $2,500-$5,000. Number Awarded: 2. To Apply: Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation and an educational or professional essay; must complete the application form together with the application requirements to EMP Scholarship Program, Emergency Medicine Physicians 4535 Dressler Rd. NW, Canton, OH 44718. Deadline: August 10.

Jack B. Fisher Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Fisheries sciences/management. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduate of a Stark County High school and current employees of Fisher Foods in good standing (If employed during high school, a minimum of one year of employment is required. If employed after graduation from high school, a minimum of 2 years of employment is required); must have above average accomplishment in high school; must demonstrate good moral and personal characteristics. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on the scholarship selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: $250. Number Awarded: 4. To Apply: Applicants must submit a recommendation letter from a store manager, and application form to Fisher Foods Marketing, Inc. 4855 Frank Rd. NW N, Canton, OH 44720. Deadline: July 23.

Alice J. Foit Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General Studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be high school graduates or seniors residing in Carroll County, German Township, Harrison County, OH; must be enrolled as full time students; must have achieved high school cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and if attending college a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale; must have demonstrated involvement, both in extracurricular activities or community and religious activities; must have been accepted into a two or four year college on university program leading to a degree; must intend to live in or work in either Carroll or Harrison County, OH for a minimum of two year after completion of their education. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on financial need and potential.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Richard Lee Rumbaugh, 63 E Main St., Carroll-ton, OH 44615. Deadline: November.

Thomas W. Gallagher Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Pharmacy. Qualif.: Applicants must be seniors attending Minerva High School, Minerva, OH or will be graduated with his/her class; must be full-time students who have been accepted into a four-year college or university to pursue a degree in pharmacy; must be full-time students who have been accepted into a four-year college or university to study in the field of science (if no students pursuing a degree in pharmacy have applied). Criteria: Consideration will be given to students pursuing a degree in pharmacy.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form available online at Guidance High School, 501 AlmedaAve., Minerva, OH 44657. Deadline: April 10.

David A. and Pamela A. Gault Charitable Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduates of Stark County High School with residency in Stark County for a minimum of 5 years; must be enrolled at Otterbein College or Walsh University, pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in business; must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on the scholarship selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. Number Awarded: 2. To Apply: Applicants must have a recommendation letter by Otterbein College or Walsh University. Application forms are available online and must be sent to Stark Community Foundation, 400 market Ave. N, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: April 1.

Margaret S. Gilbert Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Natural sciences; Mathematics and mathematical sciences; History. Qualif.: Applicants must be Stark County public high school female graduates who attend or will attend Oberlin College; must have a major in one of the natural sciences, mathematics, or history; must have extracurricular activities, especially those demonstrating interest in science; must demonstrate diligent effort, responsibility and financial need. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on the scholarship selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: $37,000. Number Awarded: 2. To Apply: Applicants must have academic record; must submit the application form and requirements at 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: May 1.

James H. and Shirley L. Green Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be seniors attending Canton South High School, Canton, OH; must have been accepted into a two-year or four-year college or university; must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the scholarship selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application forms are available online and must be sent to Barbara Tscholl, Canton South High School, 600 Faircrest St. SE, Canton OH 44707. Deadline: April 1.

Velma Shotwell Griffin Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: History; Writing; Music. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduates of Conotton Valley High School or Carrollton High School; must be planning to enroll, or currently enrolled, at an accredited college or university to pursue further education in the following fields: (1) History; (2) Writing, not limited to, English Journalism, Language Arts, Communications and programs in Mass Media; (3) Music, not limited to vocal music, instrumental music, music history, music education, and music performance; (4) Any other program or field of study approved by the selection committee. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on the following criteria: (1) Academic merit; (2) Participation in extracurricular school and civic activities related to History, Writing or Music, good moral and personal characteristics; (3) Good moral and personal characteristics, including integrity and an interest in their communities; (4) Demonstrated interest in History, Writing or Music and commitment to the further study of these subject; (5) Demonstrate financial need.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants must submit completed application form and are advised to contact Carrollton High School Guidance Office, Connotton Valley High School Guidance Office. Deadline: April 28.

Dr. James H. Heckaman Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Hoover High School graduating seniors; must have above average accomplishment in high school; must have demonstrated financial need; must be planning to a four-year degree program in any field of study; must demonstrate good moral and personal characteristics. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the scholarship selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application forms are available online and must be sent to Barbara Tarantino, Dir. of Guidance, Hoover Canton, OH 44720.

Dale O. Heimberger CRNA Memorial Scholarship Fund (Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Anesthesiology. Qualif.: Applicants must be accepted into the University of Akron, College of Nursing-Graduate Anesthesia Program; must have scholastic aptitude; must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on financial need and academic excellence.

Funds Avail.: Amount of awards will be determined by the Selection Committee. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to University of Akron, Nurse-Anesthesia Program, 209 Carroll St., Akron, OH 44325-3701. Deadline: November 15.

Raymond T. Hoge Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Business; Education. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior members of Perry High School or alumni who plan to attend an institution of higher learning; must be in good academic standing; must be planning to pursue a degree in the field of business or education; must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on the scholarship selection criteria; community service; and work experience.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form at Perry High School Guidance Office, 3737 13th St. SW, Massillon, OH 44646. Deadline: April 15.

Minnie Hopkins Memorial Scholarship Fund of Lathrop/Compton School (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have graduated from Lathrop/Compton School and attended Lathrop/Compton for at least three years; must have graduated from Stark County public high school and been accepted into a college, university, or technical school; must have leadership skills; must have academic ability and achievement; must have initiative and motivation; must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on scholarship selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must provide statement about his/her family background. Application form and requirements must be sent to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: April 15.

Judge and Mrs. Robert D. Horowitz Legal Scholarship Fund (Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Paralegal studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduate of high school in Stark, Columbiana, Carroll, Tuscarawas, Wayne or Holmes County, OH; must be enrolled or accepted as full-time or parttime students in a doctorate program; must demonstrate public service through volunteer activities or work experience; must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the scholarship application criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must have at least two letter of reference documenting their public service and/or volunteer activities and have completed a short essay on their personal public service and/or volunteer experience; must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Jennifer L. Santuk, 19 Andrea Circle Needham, MA 02494. Deadline: March 24.

Virginia C. Jack and Ralph L. Jack Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Vocational-technical education; Nursing. Qualif.: Applicants must be Stark County residents; must be admitted to technical school, college or university, or school of nursing; must be full or part time students; must be traditional or non-traditional students; must have 2.50 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on financial need and academic excellence.

Funds Avail.: $2,000. To Apply: Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation and essay. Application form and other supporting documents must be sent to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: April 1.

Jackson High School Alumni Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors at Jackson High School or Jackson High School graduates who are currently enrolled as full-time college students; must have minimum GPA of 2.5 or above. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on their demonstration of community service, involvement in extracurricular activities, academic standing, and personal interview with Selection Committee.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application forms are available online and must be sent to Mr. Dan Headland, 5585 Stoney Ridge Rd., Canton, OH 44718. Deadline: April.

Junior Achievement of East Central Ohio, Inc. Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be high school seniors who have participated in Junior Achievement of Stark County. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on the following criteria: (1) Participation in J.A.; (2) Demonstrated support of free enterprise system; (3) Academic achievement; (4) Extracurricular activities; (5) Service to school and community; (6) Service to school and community; (7) Anticipated ability to succeed in college.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and other supporting documents to Jody L. Levitt, JA of East Central Ohio, Inc., 4353 Executive Circle NW, Canton, OH 44718. Deadline: March 1.

David A. Kaiser Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be fulltime students in high school in the Canton City School District; must be accepted into an accredited college or university; must be planning to pursue a four-year degree. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the following criteria: (1) Minimum GPA of 3.8; (2) Personal integrity; (3) Evidence of leadership skills; (4) participation in extracurricular activities.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. To Apply: Application forms are available online at www.starkcommunityfoundation.org or for more information applicants are advice to contact the foundation at Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: March 15.

Louise Nader Khourey/Kappa Delta Pi Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Education; Foreign languages. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Stark County high schools who plan to attend an institution of higher learning; must be planning to pursue a degree in the field of education. Criteria: Priority will be given to applicants who aspire toward a degree in Foreign Language Education. Recipients will be selected based on their personal traits, leadership qualities and academic goals consistent with the standard of Kappa Delta Pi.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit completed application forms and are advised to visit the High School Guidance Counselor. Deadline: January.

Samuel Krugliak Legal Scholarship Fund (Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus:

Paralegal studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be currently enrolled and attending law school accredited by the American Bar Association or have enrolled and will be attending in the fall; must have shown an active commitment to their community; must display strong academic achievement; must reside or have formerly resided in the Stark, Wayne, Carroll, Holmes, Summit, Tuscarawas, Columbi-ana, or Mahoning Counties when not attending law school; must desire to pursue the practice of law in the Stark County Region. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the scholarship application criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must attach transcript of records and resume. Application form and other supporting documents must be submitted to Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. 4475 Munson St. NW, Canton, OH 44735-6963. Deadline: April 15.

Lake Dollars for Scholars Endowment Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Education, Vocational-technical; Nursing. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors residing within the boundaries of the Lake Local District, Lake Township, and Stark County, OH; must have been accepted into a two-year or four-year college or university, nursing school, or other post high school vocational education program; must meet the requirements of the application form provided by Lake Dollars For Scholars. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the scholarship application criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit completed application form and are advised to contact the Lake High School Guidance Office at 330877-4285. Deadline: March 20.

Jay C. and B. Nadine Leggett Charitable Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduates of Conotton Valley High School or high school seniors who applied to and have been accepted by college, university, or recognized educational institution of higher learning, or presently enrolled in college. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on academic excellence and financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must be complete and submit the application form and requirements to Judson Lada, Guidance Counselor, Conotton Valley High School, 7205 Cumberland Rd. SW, Bower-ston, OH 44695. Deadline: April 1.

Lillian Grace Mahan Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Library and archival sciences. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduate or undergraduate students of library science who are residents of Stark County; must have an outstanding academic performance and aptitude and/or are in need of financial assistance to pursue a degree in library science; must have demonstrated academic performance record and other activities. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the following criteria.

Funds Avail.: $4,895. Number Awarded: 8. To Apply: Application forms are available online and must be sent to Canton Student Loan Foundation, 4974 Higbee Ave. NW, Canton, OH 44718. Deadline: April 1.

Manzer-Keener-Wefler Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Photography; Visual arts. Qualif.: Applicants must have been accepted by, or are currently attending, a two-year or four-year college or university or art institute within the United States; that their chosen field of study is in the field of or related to photography or visual arts; either seniors attending a high school in Stark County, OH, or counties contiguous to Stark, who will graduate the year the scholarship is awarded or college undergraduate students originally from Stark County, OH, or counties contiguous to Stark, who are currently attending a two-year or four-year college or university or art institute full time or non-traditional college students originally from Stark County, OH, or counties contiguous to Stark, who are currently attending a two-year or four-year college or university or art institute part-time; and first time applicants must have a minimum GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need; and demonstrated involvement both in academics and extracurricular activities related to their chosen field of study.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a two letters of recommendation letter. Application from and other supporting documents must be sent to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: May 1.

Markley Family Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be full time undergraduate students of Walsh University, North Canton, OH. Criteria: Applicants will be selected based on academic performance and financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form to Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Walsh University, 2020 Easton NW, North Canton, OH 44720. Deadline: April 1.

Bill McCarthy Scout Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be male students who are or have been Boy Scouts; having belonged to a troop in the Tuslaw District; and who have attained at least the rank of a First Class Scout; and who ranks at least among the highest ten boys in his graduating class in high school. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on the scholarship selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application requirements to Mr. Andy McGeee, Tuslaw High School Guidance Counselor, 1847 Manchester NW, Massillon, OH 44647. Deadline: April 1.

Sanders J. Mestel Legal Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Law. Qualif.: Applicants must be law students whose residence is in Stark County. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on financial need, academic standing and written statement.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit written statement of 250-300 words by the applicant indicating his/her special interest, extracurricular activities and future career aspirations in law. Application form and other supporting documents must be sent to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: May 1.

Harry Mestel Memorial Accounting Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Accounting. Qualif.: Applicants must be accounting students enrolled in an Ohio college or university in their final year, in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science in Accounting Degree, whose permanent address is in Stark County; must demonstrate financial need; must demonstrate involvement in community activities; must have achieved a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Criteria: Selection of applicant will be based on financial need and academic standing.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: May 1.

John G. and Betty J. Mick Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Engineering. Qualif.: Applicants must be seniors attending a high school in Stark County, OH; must have been accepted as a full-time students in Stark State College of Technology engineering Program for a two year degree program which will also transfer to a four year degree program at another university at the discretion of the students; must have been accepted as full-time students into the Engineering program at any university or college in the State of Ohio; nontraditional students furthering their education after entering the workforce will be considered secondarily; must have cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on academic achievement, personal interview, and recommendation by at least one of their teachers, counselors, or principals.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: April 15.

Fizz and Dutch Miller Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Vocational-technical education; Nursing. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduates of Strasburg High School or current residents of Strasburg; must have been admitted to and enrolled in a college, university, technical school, vocational school or nursing school; must demonstrate participation in school and community activities; must demonstrate good citizenship; must demonstrate financial assistance to pursue the best level of education. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the criteria of the Scholarship Selection Committee.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit two letters of reference. Application form and other supporting documents must be sent to The Strasburg High School Guidance Office. Deadline: May 10.

Lt. Colonel Robert G. Moreland Vocational/Technical Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Education, Vocational-technical. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Stark County, OH; must be graduating high school seniors; must be older students desiring vocational/technical training or retraining GED certificate; must intend to pursue vocational or technical education or training in a school or college within the State of Ohio; must demonstrate financial assistance. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on the Scholarship Selection Committee.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Lt. Colonel Robert G. Moreland Scholarship, Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702-2107. Deadline: April 10.

Notre Dame Club of Canton Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be students who have attended Stork County or Tuscarawas County, Ohio High School, Dalton High School, or Orville High School in Wayne County, Ohio, or Central Kidron Christian School in Kidron, OH; must have GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale while in high school; must demonstrate outstanding involvement both in academics and extracurricular activities; must have been accepted to attend the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on academic standing and extracurricular activities.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: June 15.

O’Jays Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be seniors attending high school in Stark County who will graduate the year the scholarship is awarded, or residents of Stark County who have previously attained high school diploma or Graduate Equivalency Diploma; must be accepted by or presently attending a two-year college or university, nursing school, or other post high school vocational educational program; must have cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale; must demonstrate extracurricular activities or community activities; must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the scholarship application criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: April 30.

Perry Township School Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be high school graduates or high school seniors who have permanent residency in Perry Township, Carroll County, OH or who have permanent residency on the date they began their post high school education; must have been accepted at and planning to enroll, or are currently enrolled, at an accredited college, university, or technical school with at least a two year course of study to pursue further education; must have good moral and personal characteristics; must demonstrate involvement in community and religious activities; must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Recipients will be selected by the criteria of the Scholarship Selection Committee.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit completed application form and are advice to contact Carrollton High School Guidance Office. Deadline: March 14.

August M. Rocco Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be male or female graduates of Canton Central Catholic High School or St. Thomas Aquinas High School and of the Catholic faith; must be accepted to attend college at University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN; must have good scholastic record and character traits. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on scholastic ability and character traits.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and other supporting documents to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: June 5.

Aaron Seesan Memorial Scholarship Fund (Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Massillon Washington High School and any other Stark County High Schools; must demonstrate financial need; must have minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale; must demonstrate an involvement in extracurricular activities or community service. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the scholarship selection criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit an essay and letter of recommendation from the following: one from school personnel and one from outside source such as employer, community service organization, church official. Application form and requirements must be sent to Massillon Washington High School, One Paul E. Brown Dr. SE, Massillon, OH 44646. Deadline: April 15.

Don and Madalyn Sickafoose Educational Trust (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be students living in Southeastern Stark County, Northwestern Carroll County and Northern Tuscarawas County which would include the following district: Brown Local, Canton Local, Osnaburg Local, Fairless Local, Sandy Valley, Tusky Valley and Carroll-ton Exempted Village. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on financial need, demonstrated aptitude for college work, and academic standing.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: May 15.

R. Skeeles Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have attended Worley School for at least four years; must have good academic accomplishment in high school; must have good moral and personal characteristic. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on Scholarship Selection Committee's review of application.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Worley School PTA President, 424 21st St. NW, Canton, OH 44709. Deadline: April 1.

Stark County Bar Association Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Law. Qualif.: Applicants must be law students enrolled at accredited law schools; must be from the Stark County area. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on the criteria of the selection committee.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Stark County Bar Association, 116 Cleveland Ave. NW, Ste. 400, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: April 1.

Stark County Dairy Promoters Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Dairy science; Animal science and behavior; Medicine, Veterinary; Nutrition; Food science and technology. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Stark County, OH; must be pursuing college-level study in the field of dairy science, animal science, veterinary medicine, human nutrition, or food science; must have 2.5 high school GPA; must have demonstrated financial need. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on Scholarship Selection Committee's review of application.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Stark County Diary Promoters Scholarship Committee, Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: April 15.

Jeffery Tyler Sweitzer Wrestling Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be male residents of Stark County, OH; must have achieved passing GPA on a 4.0 scale; must be graduating students from Hoover High School, North Canton, OH, have participated in the wrestling program; must be students attending West Liberty College, Wheeling, WV; must be students graduating from any Stark County area high school who have participated in a wrestling program. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on the Scholarship Selection Criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit completed application form and requirements to Canton Hoover High School Wrestling Booster Club.

Timothy S. Sweterlitsch Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduates of Washington High School, Massillon, OH; must have an academic accomplishment; must have good moral and personal characteristics. Criteria: Recipient will be selected based on academic standing and character.

Funds Avail.: $6,000. Number Awarded: 2. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and other supporting documents to Mr. Frank Sweterlitsch, 802 Deerfield Lane NE, Massillon, OH 44646. Deadline: April 15.

Tim Triner Letter Carriers Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be seniors enrolled as full-time students; must have scholastic achievements; must be children or legal wards of Donor's active, retired or deceased members of Branch No. 238, National Association of Letter; must have a proof of acceptance into a post-secondary college, university or technical training program. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on the Scholarship Selection Committee's review of application.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Scholarship Chairman, Branch No. 238 NALC, P.O Box 20248, Canton, OH 44701-0248. Deadline: May 31.

Norman J. Tschantz/Walter C. Deuble Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have served at least one year as a caddy at Congress Lake Country Club; must have academic achievement in high school, college, or trade school; must have extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on academic standing, extracurricular activities, and overall character and demonstration of responsibility and diligent effort.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit completed application form and are advised to contact Congress Lake Pro Shop at 330877-0576.

Ira G. Turpin Scholar Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be students attending Stark Country schools. Criteria: Selection of applicants will be based on their perseverance, high standards, and hard work toward achieving their career goals.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application forms are available online and must be sent to: Judge David E. Stucki, Stark County Family Court, 110 Central Plaza S, Ste. 601, Canton, OH 447021414.

John R. and Joan F. Warren Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be students planning to enroll or are presently enrolled at Grove City College. Criteria: Preferences are given to freshmen and current students who are Stark County residents. Recipients will be selected based on the scholarship standards established by Grove City College.

Funds Avail.: $500-$1,000. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Financial Aid Office, 100Campus Dr., Grove City, PA 16127. Deadline: April 15.

Lester and Eleanor Webster Charitable Trust Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be students residing in Stark County who are pursuing a two-year or four-year college degree at an accredited school within the State of Ohio and who have attained sophomore status in college at time of award. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on financial need, high school and/or college activities, scholastic aptitude and competence.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Ave. N, Ste. 200, Canton, OH 44702. Deadline: June 1.

Mary Kean White Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Education, Elementary. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduates of Malvern High School or Carrollton High School; must be currently enrolled as full time students at an accredited college or university; must have cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; must be pursuing a career in elementary education or related field; must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on academic standing and financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application form and requirements to Carrollton High School Guidance Office, Malvern High School Guidance Office. Deadline: April 1.

Workshop, Inc. and Stark MRDD Fostering Diversity Through Special Needs Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals who want to pursue their studies. Focus: Special education. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Stark County; must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA; must be majoring in Special Education or related field; must be juniors or seniors at a college or university. Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on academic achievement, volunteer/paid work experience and/or involvement in campus/community activities or organizations, essay review, and personal interview.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a 500-word essay, which describes, “Why you chose to major in special education or related field”, and an essay review. Application form and other supporting documents must be sent to The Workshops, Inc. 2950 Whipple Ave. NW, Canton, OH 44708. Deadline: June 15. Contact: Leslie Thomas at the above address (see entry 6706).

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