Community Scholarship Listing: Central HS

Last Updated: 12/10/2019 4:22 PM

Please read the eligibility requirements for each scholarship. You may apply for as many community scholarships as you wish provided you meet the qualifications.
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COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP LISTING

Please read the eligibility requirements for each scholarship.  You may apply for as many community scholarships as you wish provided you meet the qualifications.

Students must provide a copy of all materials for each scholarship for which they want to be considered (i.e., if you are applying for 3 scholarships you must submit 3 sets of all required materials).   Please keep an additional master copy of your application materials for your records!  Completed applications and all supporting documents must be returned to the Guidance Office by January 10, 2020. 


District Wide Scholarships:
One and/or more scholarships will be awarded to students in any of Westerville’s three high schools.

_____    BLENDON LODGE #339 F. &A.M. SCHOLARSHIP:  Three, $500 scholarships will be awarded to seniors in any     of the three Westerville high schools who possess at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. This scholarship takes into consideration academic achievement, letters of recommendation, extra-curricular activities, community service and financial need. The following information is required and should be included in step 5 of the Community Scholarship Application:  1) Gross Family income; 2) Any known or expected college financial assistance. Winner will be expected to provide an invoice from the college for payment.

_____    CURT JACKOWSKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $1000.00 scholarship awarded to a graduating senior of Westerville City School District. 3.0 GPA required. Essay outlining academic achievement, community service and financial need is required. Two (2) letters of recommendation are also required; one (1) from a Westerville City School District educator and one (1) from a Westerville community resident. For more information and guidelines, please go to:  http://www.wcsoh.org/docs//district/jackowski.pdf.

_____    JEFFREY COPELAND ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD FOR ENGINEERING STUDIES OF THE COLUMBUS FOUNDATION:  Candidates must be graduating seniors of a Westerville City Schools High School; plan to pursue a degree in engineering; have a minimum 3.0 grade point average by the end of the first semester of senior year; and plan to attend a four-year college or university. Preference may be given to those attending a “Big 10 college or university. For this scholarship, a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA is required. The SAR is the result of completing the FAFSA forms and must be included in the initial application. Award amount:  $2,000.  To retrieve scholarship guidelines, please click here

_____    DAVID FINKELSTEIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  David S. Finkelstein Memorial Scholarship:  This 4 year scholarship of $16,000-$20,000 is divided among 4 award recipients from WNHS, WCHS, and WSHS. Each applicant must write a brief explanation of how the death of a family member or friend affected his/her choice of colleges, degree pursuits, and/or life goals. 4 winners receive $500 each and a 30 minute interview. An additional $2,000-$3,000 will be divided among the winners after the interviews. In addition, after completing years 1, 2, and 3 of college, the 4 recipients will interview for a share of an additional $4,000-$5,000 each year.

Each applicant must be accepted to an accredited 4 year college or university. There is a maximum of 5 applicants per Westerville high school.

_____    GENOA TOWNSHIP BUSINESS ASSOCIATION:  Two, $1000 one-time Scholarships are available. A graduating senior who resides in Genoa Township and is continuing his/her education at an accredited post-secondary institution is eligible to apply. A supplemental, one page, double spaced 12.5 font essay describing how post-secondary opportunities and receiving this business association scholarship will help you give back to Genoa Township is required. NOTE:  Letter of Recommendation must be from a non-relative.   

_____    THE LORI SHERMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: This $250 Scholarship was created in memory of Lori Sherman, better known to McVay students as, “Our Lunch Lady”. Lori’s positive and generous nature allowed her to
use the ordinary moments of the school day to make extraordinary differences to all at McVay. This $250 Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior of Westerville City Schools who attended McVay Elementary for a minimum of 3 years. This academically deserving student must have a military commitment or have been accepted to an accredited college, university or vocational school.

_____    THE MIKE CHUDIK MEMORIAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP:  Three, $1000 scholarships will be awarded:  1) Student must be pursuing a business or entrepreneurship major at a 2-year or 4-year institution; 2) Applicant must complete brief questionnaire here:  http://networkingprofessionalsofcolumbus.com/npc-business-scholarship/.

_____    MEDALLION SCHOLARSHIP: Scholarship(s) totaling up to $2,000.00 shall be available to any senior(s) who resides within the 43081 and 43082 zip code who will graduate in the Spring, 2020 and, within 12 months of   graduation, will pursue further education at a two-year or four-year college or university,  a vocational or technical college, a trade school, or pursue a career requiring further education which the scholarship committee deems appropriate for the awarding of this/these scholarship(s). Sons and daughters of Medallion members are ineligible for the award.

For this scholarship, a copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA is required. The SAR is the result of completing the FAFSA forms and must be included in the initial application.

On a separate page, please write a 500 word essay on the following topic: (If you could make a positive contribution (other than financial) to a Central Ohio (greater Westerville area) once you graduate, what would that contribution be and how would it improve Central Ohio? Please click here to view additional information for this scholarship.

_____    WESTERVILLE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION / FAITH PRUDEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  This $2000 Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who will be attending a traditional or non-traditional college studying cosmetology, the arts, culinary studies or fire services. For more information about Faith and the love she shared for the arts, please visit http://www.faithprudenfoundation.org/.

_____    WESTERVILLE EDUCATION CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP:  Three (3) $500 scholarships, one at each high school, are available for a graduating student in Westerville City Schools. Student must have been a participant in the Challenge Day program held at Central, North or South high school. Student must be accepted to a 2 or 4 year accredited college, university, technical school or military academy. Applicant must also include a paragraph summarizing what the Challenge Day experience meant to them and what they learned from the experience.

_____    WESTERVILLE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION – OTTERBEIN:  This is a $1500 award for a student who will be attending Otterbein University in the upcoming year. The focus is on students who have demonstrated leadership and/or outstanding participation in volunteer, charitable and community service organizations. All applicants must supply THREE copies of the application and supporting materials. Finalists must attend an interview with Westerville Scholarship Foundation Review and Selection team and be willing to volunteer at a Foundation Fundraiser.

_____    WESTERVILLE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION – TECHNICAL/TRADE SCHOOL: is a $1500 award for a student who will be attending a technical or trade school. The focus is on students who have demonstrated leadership and/or outstanding participation in volunteer, charitable and community service organizations. All applicants must supply THREE copies of the application and supporting materials. Finalists must attend an interview with the Westerville Scholarship Foundation Review and Selection team and be willing to volunteer at a Foundation Fundraiser.

_____    THE WESTERVILLE FIRE FIGHTERS’ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an individual pursuing a career in Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Applications will be evaluated on the following criteria: academic achievement, community and school involvement, financial need, relevance of field of study, and an explanation of how applicant plans to make a difference with his/her career plans. To download the supplemental application, go to http://www.wffmemorial.org/scholarship.htm.  All scholarship application materials should be forwarded to the address listed in the supplemental application no later than March 9, 2020.

_____    WESTERVILLE ROTARY CLUB OHIO SCHOLARSHIPS:  This is a $10,000 scholarship awarded to a qualified student from Westerville North, South, Central or St Francis DeSales who will be attending a college/university in the Fall of 2020 as a full time student. This is paid out as a one-time award. Qualifications for this scholarship are: 

  1. Must be a full time student senior that attends Westerville South, Westerville Central, Westerville North or St Francis DeSales graduating during the year of the award.
  2. Must be accepted or applied to a college or university located in the State of Ohio.
  3. Children or grandchildren of Westerville Rotarians are not eligible for this award.
  4. Consideration is focused on a student that exemplifies   “Service Above Self”. Students MUST complete the following "Service Above Self" Essay Question:  Please tell us about any experiences that have influenced your life using our theme of "Service Above Self"
  5. Any letters of recommendation should highlight how the student has been an example of "Service Above Self"
  6. Be sure to indicate within your application if you have had experience with the Rotary Club of Westerville (Student of the Month or have volunteered at a Rotary event. )

The Rotary Scholarship Committee with review all applications that are submitted by the deadline and at their discretion, will invite applicants for a personal interview. Committee decisions are final and not subject to appeal. All candidates that are invited to interview will be notified via email whether they are selected or not selected as the scholarship winner.


Westerville Central High School Scholarships:
One and/or more scholarships will be awarded to students at Westerville Central High School.

_____    THE AUDREY TANZILLO LIONHEARTED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  Audrey Tanzillo was a compassionate person and fought brain cancer with grace and determination for five years. In the words of Audrey’s mother, on June 20, 2019 “Audrey won her battle with cancer! As she took her last breaths on this earth every cancer cell in her body died forever!” Audrey would have graduated from Westerville Central in June 2020.

Audrey always showed great compassion for others. At school she would notice others that were new, or sitting by themselves, and reach out to be their friend. Audrey always saw the best in everyone and most situations, one of her favorite sayings was, “You have to look on the positive side!”. Even through her battle with cancer, she was often more concerned about how her illness affected other people.

Audrey was a hard worker and put forth her best effort each day even when her health made it very difficult, she persevered. She remained determined to continue to do well in school and approached every part of her treatment with resilience. Audrey encouraged others to do their best and be proud of that effort. Audrey was very brave and didn’t hesitate to speak up and would fiercely defend others if she felt they were being treated unfairly. Audrey never cared about being the best, she just did her best, and brought out the best in others.

In memory of Audrey, this scholarship is to recognize those students who also face life with compassion and determination.

Criteria

  1. Cover Sheet
  2. Community Scholarship Application Sheet
  3. Required Essay – typewritten, double-spaced essay (no more than two pages, font size no larger than 12) must include:
    1. Example of Determination; please share a time or experience where you have had to demonstrate the characteristic of Determination.
    2. Example of Compassion; please share a time or experience where you have had to demonstrate the characteristic of Compassion.
    3. Please share why you believe both Determination and Compassion are important in this world.
  4. Two Letters of Recommendation – Must include one letter from a Westerville City School District Staff Member. The second recommendation can be from an unrelated individual. (i.e. coach, clergy/church member, mentor, etc. )
  5. Unofficial Transcript – validation to show that the student is eligible for graduation in May of 2020.

_____    CHILDREN SUPPORTING CHILDREN:  Two (2) $250 scholarship. Student must be attending Westerville Central or Westerville North currently. Student must have done a minimum of one community service project and we are asking for a short paragraph describing their experience. We want to give this scholarship to a student who is passionate about helping others in need and has had experience with community service.

_____    DEREK J. JAHN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  One (1), $2500 scholarship will be awarded:  1) 3.5 or higher required GPA; 2) Student must be pursuing a Biology or Chemistry major at an accredited 4-year institution; 3)  Applicant must complete the Community Scholarship Application and 4) Submit a one-page essay outlining why he/she is majoring in Biology or Chemistry, how he/she plans to use the degree and why he/she believes he/she is the best recipient of the scholarship. For more information and guidelines, please access the following: Memorial Scholarship Information and Guidelines 

_____    WESTERVILLE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN (AAUW):  $750 award. Applicant must be female. Applicants will be evaluated on the following standards:  Academic standing (GPA and class rank), SAT and/or ACT results (SAT 600 in major area, 500 in other areas; ACT minimum – 24), scope of activities, community service/leadership, work performed, personal essay, articulation of goals and financial need. Extra consideration will be given to applicants who have overcome a major obstacle, or who lack a network of support for future schooling. Please complete “Instruction 5” in order to cover financial need, goals and information about your obstacle and support.

_____    WESTERVILLE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP (W.E.A.):  A scholarship award will be offered for a student planning a career in the education profession. The exact dollar amount is yet to be determined.

_____    WESTERVILLE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  One, $1000 award guaranteed to a Central student. A 3.0 grade point average is required.

_____    WESTERVILLE EDUCATION SUPPORT STAFF ASSOCIATION (W.E.S.S.A.):  One, $300 award is available. Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA, some community service and show financial need. Applicants should attach a short essay on how he/she plans to use the scholarship dollars.

_____    WESTERVILLE KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $1200 scholarship is available. Finalists will be required to attend an interview with Kiwanis members. Applicants may be required to bring a copy of their FAFSA form to the interview.

_____    WESTERVILLE LIONS CLUB MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS:  Two, $1000 scholarships are available. Finalists must attend an interview with Lions Club members.

_____    WESTERVILLE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION:  This is a $1500 award. The focus is on a student who has demonstrated leadership and/or outstanding participation in volunteer, charitable and community service organizations. All applicants must supply THREE copies of the application and supporting materials. Finalists must attend an interview with the Westerville Scholarship Foundation Review and Selection team and be willing to volunteer at a Foundation Fundraiser.


Westerville Parent Organization Scholarships:

_____    WESTERVILLE PARENT COUNCIL “MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN WESTERVILLE” SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $500 Scholarship is available to a student graduating from a Westerville City Schools high school where one is a difference maker through leadership, service, participation and/or meaningful job within the Westerville community. Please include examples of how you made a difference during your high school years. Student must plan to pursue a post-secondary education at a college, university, or a vocational or technical school including, but not limited to, manual trades, health care and computer technology. Factors for consideration will include, but are not limited to:  academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and leadership, community and volunteer service, financial need, as well as any other personal and family considerations.

_____    WESTERVILLE PARENT COUNCIL PTA:  A minimum of six, $500 scholarships awarded: two or more per high school depending on available funds. All students graduating from a Westerville City Schools high school are eligible and encouraged to apply. Factors for consideration will include, but are not limited to:  academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and leadership, community and volunteer service, financial need, as well as any other personal and family considerations.

_____    WESTERVILLE PARENT COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS:  One, $500 Scholarship is available to a graduating student in Westerville City Schools. All students who are enrolled in the Special Education Program are encouraged to apply. Applicants for this Scholarship must have a current IEP OR 504 on file. Students must be pursuing a post-secondary education. This scholarship is based on academic achievement, community service/volunteerism, extra-curricular activities/leadership, letter of recommendation and financial needs, as well as any other personal and family considerations. The WPC Scholarship for Exceptional Students Scholarship Application MUST BE COMPLETED in lieu of the Community Scholarship Application and is available by clicking here.

_____    WESTERVILLE PARENT COUNCIL TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $500 scholarship is available to a graduating student in Westerville City Schools. Students must plan to attend a post-secondary vocational or technical school including but not limited to manual trades, health care and computer technology. Factors for consideration will include, but not limited to:  academic achievement, extra-curriculum activities and leadership, community and volunteer service, financial need, as well as other personal and family considerations.

ELEMENTARY SCHOLARSHIPS:
To be considered for these awards, applicants must have attended the school for which they want to be considered.

_____    ALCOTT PTA:  Alcott Elementary is offering two (2) $500 Scholarships to two students at any Westerville City Schools high school who attended Alcott Elementary for at least three years. The following criteria must be met to be eligible:  They must have attended Alcott Elementary for at least three years; they will be going to college;they must complete the Community Scholarship Application Form.

_____    CHERRINGTON PTA:  One, $500 scholarship. Student must have attended Cherrington Elementary for at least two complete school years. Must have a current GPA of 2.7 or better. Please address your financial need in a 50 to 100-word supplement to your essay.

_____    EMERSON PTA:  Two, $500 Scholarships awarded. Student must have attended Emerson World Languages and Cultures Elementary Magnet School for at least two (2) full academic years and be accepted at a 2 or 4-year accredited college, university, technical or military academy.

Applicants must also include a short paragraph describing how Emerson Elementary School, whether it was a teacher, administrator, the curriculum or fellow students, influenced their education, view of the world or plans for their future. This short paragraph may be included separately or as part of the student’s vocational essay. If Emerson is included in your vocational essay, please note it instead of rewriting.

_____    FOUSE ELEMENTARY:  Two, $500 scholarships are available. Student must have attended Fouse for at least 3 years. Please include an additional essay stating how Fouse Elementary played a part or influenced who you are today.

_____    HANBY PTA – HANBY MAGNET SCHOOL:  One, $500 Scholarship is available. Student must have attended Hanby Arts Magnet or A&T program for a minimum of two full academic years. Student must be accepted in an accredited post-secondary program or institution by the time of scholarship disbursement. Essay requested about your time at Hanby Arts Magnet or A&T Program and how it influenced your life and career choice. Candidate should demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service/volunteerism and leadership potential.

_____    HANBY PTA – CENTRAL COLLEGE MAGNET SCOOL:  One, $500 Scholarship is available. Student must have attended Central College Magnet School for a minimum of two full academic years. Student must be accepted in an accredited post-secondary program or institution by the time of scholarship disbursement. Essay is requested about your time at Central College Magnet Program and how it has impacted your life and career choice. Candidate should demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service/volunteerism and leadership potential. Special consideration is given to those who plan to study math, science and/or education.

_____    HANBY PTA – LONGFELLOW MAGNET SCHOOL:  One, $500 Scholarship is available. Student must have attended Longfellow Magnet School   for a minimum of two full academic years. Student must be accepted in an accredited post-secondary program or institution by the time of scholarship disbursement. Essay is requested about your time at Longfellow and how it has impacted your life and career choice. Candidate should demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service/volunteerism and leadership potential.

_____    HAWTHORNE PTO:  One, $500 scholarship. Student must have attended Hawthorne for three complete academic years.

_____    HUBER RIDGE PTA:  One, $500 Scholarship is available. Student must have attended Huber Ridge Elementary for at least three years. Student must also submit a list of other scholarships for which they are applying and they must submit a 300-500 word typed essay explaining how Huber Ridge helped mold their future academic endeavor of choice.

_____    MARK TWAIN PTA:  Two, $750 Scholarships are available. Student must have attended Mark Twain for a minimum of one year. An emphasis is placed on academic achievement and community service. Please include a description of your experience at Mark Twain and any community service projects you have been involved with during your high school years.

_____    MCVAY PTA:  Two, $500 scholarships are available. Student must be graduating from Westerville City Schools High School and have attended McVay Elementary for a minimum of 3 years. Student must be accepted at an accredited college, university or vocational school or have made a military service commitment.
_____    ROBERT FROST PTA:  Two, $750 scholarships are offered to a graduating senior who resides in the Westerville City School District. Must have been accepted at a university or 2-year post high school and must have attended Robert Frost Elementary for a minimum of 2 complete academic years in grades 1-5.

_____    WHITTIER PTA:  One, $500 Scholarship is available. Student must have attended Whittier Elementary at least two (2) academic years including the 5th grade year. In addition, the student is required to submit two letters of recommendation from teachers or leaders in the community.  

_____    WILDER PTA: Two, $750 Scholarships are available. Student must have attended Wilder Elementary for at least 4 school years. Students are encouraged to submit a short essay on their most memorable experience at Wilder.

MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS:

_____    BLENDON PTO:  Three (3), $500 scholarships will be awarded. Student must have attended Blendon Middle School for at least one academic year. Student must have at least a 3.0 cum GPA. Applicants must also include a short paragraph describing how Blendon Middle School, whether it was a teacher, administrator, fellow students, club, sport, or class, influenced their education, view of the world or plans for their future.

_____    GENOA PTSA: Three (3), $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors district wide. These scholarships may be based on any of the following criteria:  academic achievement, community service/volunteerism, leadership roles and personal perseverance. Applicants with a current IEP or 504 plan are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have attended Genoa Middle School for at least one full academic year. In addition to examples of criteria listed above, please also include in your essay a brief paragraph describing your favorite memory at Genoa Middle School.

_____    HERITAGE PTSA:  Three, $500 Scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from either Westerville North, South or Central High Schools. Applicants must have attended Heritage MS for a minimum of one academic year and plan to attend 4 or 2 year college, training, career or technical school, a certified program, or military service. The three scholarships are outlined below.

  • One scholarship will be awarded for a Top All Around student. An all-around student is in excellent academic standing and demonstrates experience in employment, volunteerism, clubs, or other extracurricular activities. The student must submit an additional one page essay on an impactful Heritage Middle School teacher.
  • One scholarship will be awarded for a Perseverance distinction. The student will submit a one page essay on how he/she persevered through a difficult time in school, home, or in any relevant situation.
  • One scholarship will be awarded for a student who has received services from the Special Education Program. Students with a current IEP or 504 on file are encouraged to apply. The student must submit an additional one page essay explaining how the IEP or 504 has impacted his/her life.

_____    WALNUT SPRINGS PTSA:  Two, $250 scholarships are available. Student must have attended Walnut Springs Middle School for at least one complete academic year.

HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS:

_____    WESTERVILLE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL WARHAWK ACADEMIC BOOSTERS: (please submit only one application to be considered for both the Top All Around Academic Warhawk Award and Silver & Black Award):
These Scholarships, dependent on available funds, are offered to all 2020 graduating seniors at Westerville Central High School who are pursuing a two-year or four-year degree at any accredited college or university, a certified career or technical program or certified training. Program enrollment must be immediately following your high school graduation unless you join the armed services thus delaying your entry into post-secondary education. Furthermore, if there should be any variance in the student’s good standing or if the necessity of the scholarship monies has changed, prior to high school graduation, the Academic Boosters Board has the right to alter their decision. Students will submit one application to be considered for all Academic Boosters scholarships described below.

TOP ALL AROUND ACADEMIC WARHAWK AWARD:  Westerville Central Academic Boosters will be awarding at least four (4) $1,000 Scholarships for Top All Around Academic Warhawk Students. Our selection will be based on:  Academic performance (GPA, highest reported SAT or ACT scores, coursework), work/volunteer experience, leadership and extra-curricular roles and accomplishments, overall impression, and essay. )

TOP SILVER & BLACK WARHAWK AWARD:  Dependent on funds available, six (6) or more additional awards of $500 each will also be offered to our students, based on the discretion of the Scholarship committee. These Silver and Black Warhawk Awards will be based on the same aforementioned criteria noted in the above paragraph.

All scholarship applicants (for receipt of either the Top All Around Academic Award or the Silver and Black Award) will be required to submit an essay. This essay can include discussion of the following: Exemplary community service hours served during your high school years, expressed special life changes or personal circumstances (e.g. overcoming individual hurdles or disabilities, the pursuit of a career in a technical program or certified training, such as but not limited to, electronics, culinary arts, HVAC, automotive technology, etc. )

For consideration, scholarship applicants must submit all required documents listed on the Westerville City Schools Community Scholarship Instructions page, along with a typed two paragraph personal narrative describing your favorite memory of Westerville Central High School.

Note:  Students with an IEP/504 and/or ESL students may use the customized application packet available by request in the Westerville Central High School guidance office. Please note if all of the criteria is not submitted your application will be considered incomplete and will not be considered.

_____    WESTERVILLE CENTRAL ATHLETIC BOOSTERS:  The Westerville Central Athletic Booster Club (WCBAC) is proud to offer four (4) $1000 scholarships (2 males, 2 females) to graduating Westerville Central High School senior athletes who plan to attend an accredited college or university in the fall of 2020. The scholarships are intended to recognize leadership, sportsmanship, athletic and scholastic achievement. These 4 scholarships are divided into two categories:

LEAP ScholarshipLeadership, Enthusiasm, Academics and Perseverance
A $1000 Scholarship will be awarded to one male WCHS student athlete and one female WCHS student athlete. Eligibility requirements include an un-weighted GPA of 3.3 or greater and the recipients must have participated in at least one sport at Westerville Central High School.

For consideration, scholarship applicants must submit all required documents listed on the Westerville City Schools Community Scholarship Instructions page, along with the WCABC scholarship awards form which can be accessed through the following link: WCABC Scholarship Participation Form, a 500-word essay answering the question “How has Leadership, Enthusiasm, Academics and Perseverance prepared you for success?”, and a coach evaluation to the guidance office by 1/10/20.

FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME

A $1000 Scholarship will be awarded to one male WCHS student athlete and one female WCHS student athlete. Eligibility requirements include an un-weighted GPA between 2.5 and 3.2 and the recipients must have participated in at least one sport at Westerville Central High School.

For consideration, scholarship applicants must submit all required documents listed on the Westerville City Schools Community Scholarship Instructions page, along with the WCABC scholarship awards form which can be accessed through the following link: WCABC Scholarship Participation Form, a 300-word essay answering the question “How participating in athletics during high school has helped prepare you for the future?”, and a coach evaluation to the guidance office by 1/10/20.

_____    WESTERVILLE CENTRAL 1ST GENERATION ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $1000 scholarship will go to a graduating senior who has earned at least one (1) varsity letter in a school or club sport at Westerville Central High School. There is no GPA requirement and no immediate family member (parents/guardians/siblings) can have a four-year college degree. The student must show proof of being accepted into a two or four-year college once they have been selected for this scholarship.

_____    WESTERVILLE CENTRAL MUSIC BOOSTERS: Two $500 Scholarships will be awarded. Scholarship to any individual will not exceed $500. The scholarship program is open to Westerville Central senior students. Students will enroll in a post-secondary music education program from an accredited school of high education and/or participate in music related activities at an accredited school of higher education (i.e. marching band, choir, etc. ). The student must have a GPA of 3.0 overall with a 3.5 GPA in all music courses. Candidates are to complete the Westerville Central Music Booster Scholarship Application for consideration and follow the Community Scholarship Application process for submission. The completed application is due by January 10, 2020. http://www.wcmbmusic.org/scholarship.html  

SCHOLARSHIPS MAILED DIRECTLY TO DONORS:

_____    ANNEHURST PTA (through Ohio PTA):  One, $500 scholarship. Student must have attended Annehurst Elementary School for a minimum of one (3) academic years. Applicants for the Annehurst PTA scholarship should be sent to Ohio PTA, 40 Northwoods Blvd. , Ste. A, Columbus, OH 43235.

_____    OHIO PTA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  Three, $500 scholarships awarded in Ohio District #10:  One Academic Scholarship available to students pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree; one Technical Scholarship available to students pursuing a 2 or 3 year approved technical, vocational or Associate’s Degree; and one Special Education Scholarship (identified with a current IEP). Ohio PTA Applications for each of these Scholarships can be found at http://www.ohiopta.org/PROGRAMS.aspx.

NOTE:  Applications for these three scholarships are to be mailed directly to Ohio PTA with a deadline date announced in January 2020 (see Ohio PTA website).   Ohio PTA; 40 Northwoods Blvd. ; Suite A; Columbus, OH  43235.   In addition, follow the instructions of Ohio PTA for submission. DO NOT FOLLOW THE 2019-2020 COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP INSTRUCTION SHEET OR YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

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