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List of Scioto Foundation Scholarship Funds

Abby Ruby Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2016 // Contact Guidance at Minford and South Webster High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating senior of Minford or South Webster high school, Scioto County, Ohio

  • Must attend a vocational school, college or university

  • Must show school spirit and kindness - school community involvement

A committee of South Webster and Minford teachers and family will make the selection

Abe and Bette Zuber - Retail Merchants Scholarship Fund

Established - 1987 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Planning to attend Shawnee State University 

  • Majoring in business

  • Incoming freshman

  • Scioto County high school graduate

 

ACCF: Adams County Scholarship Fund

Established - 2019 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior from an Adams County, Ohio high school

Adams County Health Related Scholarship Fund

Established - 2002 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior from an Adams County, Ohio high school

  • 3.0 GPA

  • Majoring in a health - related field

  • Incoming freshman 

 

Amy Keating Scholarship Fund

Established - 2019 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior from Portsmouth High School or Notre Dame High School

  • 2.8 GPA or above

Preference for Education Major and those attending a University in Ohio 

 

Anna Daehler Stillwell Scholarship Fund

Established - 2010 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of a Scioto County high school

  • Enrolled at Ohio State University, Denison University, Miami (Ohio) University or Shawnee State University

  • Undergraduate

Augusta and Rose Jacobs Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2007 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduates from a Scioto County high school

  • College sophomore or higher 

  • Majoring in business or music. Preference for business majors.

  • Undergraduate

 Incoming freshman will be considered if the selection is not large enough. Minors are not considered, degrees in business and music only.

 

Bernie Counts, Jr. Scholarship Fund

Established:2000  // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Resident of the state of Ohio

  • Enrolled at an accredited college or university 

  • College sophomore, junior or senior 

  • Majoring in a environmental studies program

 

Besco Family Scholarship Fund

Established - 2016 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must be a graduating senior at South Webster High School.

  • Enrolled at Ohio University, a branch of Ohio University, Rio Grande University, or Shawnee State University

  • GPA 2.5 or higher

  • Majoring in Education, Social Work, or Sociology with a concentration in Social Work

Beverly Christian Osborne Memorial Scholarship (UCAN)

Established - 2018 // Contact Guidance at South Point high school, Lawrence County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Must be a graduating senior at South Point High School Lawrence County Ohio

Bill and Connie Weaver Scholarship Fund

Established - 2005 // Contact Guidance at Valley high school, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school.

  • Must be a graduating senior at Valley High School, Scioto County Ohio

  • One girl and one boy is selected

Bill Weaver Boys Basketball Scholarship Fund

Established - 2000 // Contact Guidance at Valley high school, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Member of Valley High School Basketball Team

  • Graduating Senior at Valley high school, Scioto County, Ohio

Bob Doll Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2020 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior for Portsmouth High School, Ohio

  • Must Show Financial Need

  • GPA 3.25 or Higher

  • Must be hard working athlete

Bobby J. Burns Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2003 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior of a Scioto County High School unless the scholarship is renewed

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

  • Child of an employee of the City of Portsmouth.

  • Active in the community

May be renewed for three additional years if recipient maintains a 2.0 GPA.
Only UPPER CLASSMEN can apply if renewal

Brenda Musser Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2014 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Junior or Senior status

  • 3.0 GPA or higher

  • Majoring in Special Education

  • Accredited college or university

  • Graduate of a Scioto County high school 

Burton and Thelma Raine Scholarship Fund

Established - 2000 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate from Manchester high school in Adams County, Ohio

  • Majoring in Education or Healthcare

  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university

and

  • Graduate from a high school in Scioto County, Ohio 

  • Majoring in Education or Healthcare 

  • Enrolled at an accredited college or university

Carl E. Bauer Scholarship Fund

Established - 1999 // Contact Guidance at Notre Dame High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating senior of Notre Dame high school, Scioto County, Ohio

A committee of Notre Dame teachers and Guidance will make the selection

Cecil and Ocie Trefz Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2003 // Contact Guidance at Pebbles High School, Adams County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating senior of Pebbles high school, Adams County, Ohio

A committee of Pebbles teachers and Guidance will make the selection

Charles A. Bond Scholarship Fund

Established:1994 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

Charles P. & Geneva Varney Scholarship Fund

Established - 2013 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Vocal Preformance, music education with emphasis in voice/choral conducting, church music with emphasis in voice/choral conducting

  • Scioto County residents will receive first priority

  • Residents of neighboring counties may apply and will receive consideration

  • GPA 3.0 or higher

  • Audition and essay are required. - The essay must be 500 words or more on your intent, outlining musical training and experiences, as well as your goals in the field of music, both short and long term.

Charlie Bill Greene Music Scholarship Fund

Established - 2007 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior from a Greenup Co. (KY) or Scioto Co.(OH) high school

  • Pursuing a music degree

  • Performance video

Coach Shurl Shoemaker Scholarship Fund

Established - 2001 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of a Scioto County high school

  • Sophomore rank or higher at an accredited college or university

  • Majoring in education and planning to pursue a career in teaching

  • Undergrad

Preference is given to students who are interested in coaching athletic teams at the elementary, middle or high school level.

Courtney Clifford Outstanding Achievement Scholarship Fund

Established - 2011 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior at Minford, Notre Dame, Portsmouth, Valley, Wheelersburg High School

  • Maintained a 3.0 GPA or higher

  • Received at least two varsity letters (cheerleading does not qualify as varsity letter)

  • Exhibited leadership qualities, pride in school, their community, good communication skills, community involvement and overall good character.

  • Must include an essay describing why you are deserving of this scholarship, how your achievements parallel Courtney's and how you live your life by dedication, determination and discipline.

  • Additional reference letter from a coach is required.

Dane Patrick Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2016 // Acorn Future Scholarship Fund

Dean Gampp Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2001 // Contact Guidance at Minford High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

Dewey and Linda Lykins Scholarship Fund

Established - 2007 // Contact Guidance at Minford High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

Don Walker and Dan Sissel Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior of a Scioto County high school

  • GPA 2.5 - 3.00

  • Planning to Attend Shawnee State University

  • Family income of $45,000 or less

Dorothy Knost Music Scholarship Fund

Established - 1985 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • High school junior or senior at a Scioto County, Ohio or Greenup County, Kentucky high school

  • Planning to attend a summer music camp of at least six weeks in length

  • or pursing a baccalaureate or advanced degree in music at a college or university. Music Education included

  • Audition required.

Doug Booth Scholarship Fund

Established - 2003 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior at Valley High School

 Show evidence of :

  • Ability to think critically and creatively

  • Loyalty to school, family and community 

  • Desire to contribute to the community

  • Competitive spirit

  • Commitment to goals

  • Outstanding academic performance

 

Douglas Blair  Leightenheimer Scholarship Fund

Established - 2018 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • a graduating senior

  • study education and or music 

  • enrolled at either the University of Kentucky; Westminister Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey; Ohio University, Shawnee State University, Bob Jones University or Morehead State University. 

Preference will be given to a graduating senior from Clay High School.

Dr. Charles Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2019 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior from Valley HS

  • GPA 3.0 or higher

This scholarship is eligable for those attending a college, university, or trade school. 

 

Dr. James R. Mullins Scholarship Fund

Established - 2014 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of a Scioto County high school or a current resident of Scioto County

  • Minimum high school and/or college grade point average of 3.0/4.0

  • Pursuing a degree in science with a preference for healthcare.

  • Enrolled at college or university listed in the most recent US News and World Report’s National University or National Liberal Arts College rankings of “Top 200 Schools.”

  • Submit three letters of recommendation from a family member, an employer or coach and a teacher, faculty or staff member of their current school.

Dudley P. and Lauralena Whipple Scholarship Fund

Established - 1992  // Contact Shawnee State University, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the financial aide office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

  • GPA greater than 2.5

Edward and Maxine Levi Scholarship Fund

Established - 1988 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must be a Scioto County high school graduate

  • Majoring in business

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University and major in business

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 and be a local student 

Underclassmen and upperclassmen may apply.

Eileen Pollard Bapst Education Scholarship Fund

Established - 2019 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Ohio resident

  • A member of the current graduating class of Eastern High School or an Eastern High School Student attending the Vern Riffe JVS in Pike County, Ohio

  • 3.0 GPA  or higher

  • plan to attend a public college or university in Ohio

  • Show financial need

  • exhibit good character

  • plan to major in Education

 

Elbert L. and Evelyn M. Elliot Scholarship Fund

Established - 1982 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate from an Adams or Scioto County, Ohio high school

  • Majoring in secondary or elementary education

Feagans Family Scholarship Fund

Established - 2019 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior from South Webster or Wheelersburg HS

  • GPA 3.0 or Higher

Preference for Education majors. Can be renewed for up to one year with evidence that the student has maintained a 3.0 or better GPA.

Fitch Family Scholarship Fund

Established - 1989 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate from a Scioto County, Ohio high school

  • Undergrad

  • Must have financial need

  • Preference for college seniors 

Floyd Holsinger Scholarship Fund

Established - 1994 // Contact Guidance at Notre Dame High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Must be a graduate of Notre Dame High School

  • GPA greater than 2.75

  • Must be genuine, kind, self-motivated, disciplined, hard worker, who embraces God, family and education 

  • Must complete essay "What are the 3 most important qualities a person should possess and one they should not?"

Frank “Dick” & Helen Hyland Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2012 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior at South Webster High School

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0

  • Majoring in education

Garret Huston Memorial Fund

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior of South Webster HS

  • Must participate in sports and/or 4-H

Preference for those who love the great outdoors. 

Geoffrey H. Addleman, II Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2005 // Contact Guidance at Wheelersburg High School, Scioto County, Ohio

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior of Wheelersburg high school

 

George and Olive Wood Scholarship Fund

Established - 1979 // Contact OSU Extension Office, Scioto County, Ohio

The application can be found through Scioto County 4-H office.

  • Graduating Senior of a Scioto County high school

  • Must participate in 4-H

George and Rita King Scholarship Fund

Established - 1995 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of Minford High School, Scioto County, Ohio

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

  • College sophomore, junior, or senior

George E. & Eleanor Pettit Teaching Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of Piketon High School, Pike County Ohio

  • Majoring in Education

  • GPA is 2.5 or greater

Ginger Rudd Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2003 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior at Valley High School

  • Show evidence of community service

  • Financial need

This candidate should exhibit the qualities that the late Mrs. Phillips possessed: that of a highly self-motivated individual or “hard worker” who didn’t quit in the face of adversity.

Glockner Enterprise Employee Scholarship Fund

Established - 2002 // Acorn Future Scholarship Fund

Gordon M. Freeman IBEW #575 Scholarship Fund

Established - 2011 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Parent or guardian is a member of IBEW Local Union #575

  • Submit a 250 word essay, "What the Labor Movement Means to Me".

Grady and Ollie Battle Scholarship Fund

Established - 1993 // Contact 14th Street Community Center, Scioto County, Ohio

The application can be found through the 14th Street Community Center office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Must be a member of the 14th Street Community Center

 

H. Gordon White Scholarship Fund

Established - 1997 // Contact Guidance at Portsmouth High School, Scioto County, Ohio

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​
Scholarship Criteria

  • Garduating Senior of Portsmouth High school, Scioto County, Ohio

  • In top 20% of their class

  • Attending an accredited 4 year college/university in Ohio excluding The Ohio State Univerisyt or Marshal University, West Virgina Wesleyan College and Buckhannon of West Virginia

This is a merrit base scholarship that can be renewed for an additional 3 years. 

Harley F. Shupert, Sr. Scholarship Fund

Established - 2000 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate from a high school in Scioto County, Ohio

  • Majoring in education

  • Attending Shawnee State University, Ohio University or any of its branches, or Wilmington College

Harry and Elsie Knighton Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2000 // Contact Scioto County Soil and Water District

The application can be found through SCS&WD office. 

  • Scholarships for 6-8th grade CSI: Shawnee Science Camp hosted by Scioto County Soil and Water District

Harry James Scholarship Fund

Established - 2005 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating seniors of Portsmouth West High School, Scioto County, Ohio

Hayes, Wittenmyer Architectural Scholarship Fund

Established - 2001 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate from a high school in southern Ohio

  • Majoring in Architecture

  • Accepted in an accredited college or university's school of architecture

Herbert Nickell Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2001 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior at Northwest or Wheelersburg High School

  • Enroll at the Ohio State University

Hill View Retirement Center Employee Scholarship Fund

Established -2009 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Employee of Hill View Retirement Center and their children are eligible

  • Work for Hill View Retirement Center for at least one year

  • Maintain an exemplary employment and performance record

Hopkins-Fultz Family Scholarship Fund

Established - 2008 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Portsmouth High School senior or a member of First Presbyterian Church

  • Majoring in education, dental hygiene or the field of sports/physical education

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

  • dental hygiene student may be attending Shawnee State University or University of Louisville

Hughferd Brisker Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 1989 // Contact Guidance at Minford High School, Scioto County, Ohio

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​
Scholarship Criteria

  • Graduating Minford High School senior

Ira E. Swearingen Scholarship Fund

Established - 2000 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior at Portsmouth West, Ohio High School.

James and Bee Ervin Scholarship Fund

Established - 2000 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate from an Adams or Scioto County, Ohio high school.

  • Undergraduate

Jerry and Mary Ross Family Scholarship - Tuition Assistance

Established - 2020  // Contact Guidance at Notre Dame High School, Scioto County, Ohio

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​Scholarship 

  • Must be a student of Notre Dame High School, Scioto County, Ohio

  • Must have been a participant in an athletic program the prior two years.

  • The student must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5/4.0.

Preference may be given to students involved in multi-school and multi-athletic activities.

 

Jessie M. Payne Memorial Fund

Established - 1990 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Member of the Girl Scouts, Seal of Ohio Girl Scouts Council

  • Must live in Scioto, Adams, or Pike County, Ohio

  • Must prove five years of membership in the Girl Scouts of the USA

  • Have a “B” average or better for four years of high school

  • Participate in church, school, and community activities

  • Undergraduate

Jim and Clara Family Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Degree in health-related field (nursing students must meet certain criteria listed below)

  • MUST BE A SOMC employee

Eligiblity for Nursing Students:

  • Nursing students must work in the House Keeping or Food Service department to be eligible. 

Joan Roth Herschede Scholarship Fund - Tuition Assistance

Established - 1999 // Contact Guidance at Notre Dame High School, Scioto County, Ohio

  • Must be a student of Notre Dame High School, Scioto County, Ohio

 

John & Linda Walker Scholarship Fund

Established - 2007 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduates of Portsmouth High School, Scioto County, Ohio

  • College Sophomore, Junior or Senior

John E. & Kathleen Wittenmyer Scholarship Fund

Established - 2010 // Contact Guidance at Pebbles High School, Adams County, Ohio

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​Scholarship 

  • Graduate of Peebles or West Union High School,  Adams County, Ohio

 

John W. Horr Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2016 // Acorn Future Scholarship Fund

Will benefit SOMC Employees

Johnson Family Scholarship Fund

Established - 2005 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

 

Joseph Spencer Chapter DAR Scholarship Fund

Established - 2008 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • College sophomore or junior

  • Majoring in history

  • ​Must be a resident of Ohio, Kentucky or West Virginia

Preference is given to non-smokers, veterans, spouse of a veteran or child of a veteran.

Julian A. Mohr Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2005 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of a Scioto County, Ohio high school

  • Majoring in history

Must show evidence of community service.

Kathryn E. Slack Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2001 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate from East High School also known as East Community School, Scioto County, Ohio

  • Majoring in nursing

Katie Graf Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 1999 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • College Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

Kenneth McCall Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2016 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must be graduating senior from Portsmouth or Portsmouth West High School.

  • Must show financial need 

  • Plan to major in a science-related field of study.

Kevin Green Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of Wheelersburg High School 

preference in those majoring in technical or trade studies

Kiwanis Scholarship Fund

Established - 2001 // Contact Kiwanis Club of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the Portsmouth Kiwanis Club. Selection is made by them.

Kiwanis-Fowler Scholarship Fund

Established - 2018 // Contact Kiwanis Club of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the Portsmouth Kiwanis Club. Selection is made by them.

Larry Keller-Eva McCowen Medical Scholarship Fund

Established - 2002 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of a Scioto County, Ohio high school

  • Pursue an undergraduate degree in a recognized pre-med program and have aspirations to attend medical school

Leo R. Thompson Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established -2003 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must be a graduating Northwest High School student

  • Majoring in education

  • Enrolled in an accredited university in Ohio.

Louise and Harold Mullins Scholarship Fund

Established - 2011 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

Mamie Brisker Pettit Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2019 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must be a graduating senior of Notre Dame and Minford High School, Scioto County, Ohio

 

Marguerite & Virgil Ramsey Scholarship Fund

Established - 2006 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of a high school located in Scioto County, Ohio

  • Enrolled in a trade school/technical school

Marian Thomas Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship Fund

Established - 2010 // Submit writing samples to Scioto Foundation

  • Graduating senior of a Pike County high school

  • Submit writing samples and bio 

 

Mary A. Burke Scholarship Fund

Established - 2009 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of a Scioto County high school

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

  • Pursuing a degree in art and humanites related field

 

Mary Elliott Jenkins Scholarship

Established - 1984 // Contact Shawnee State University Financial Aide Office

  • Resident of Scioto County, Ohio, Greenup or Lewis County Ky 

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

  • High School GPA 2.8

 

Mary Smalley Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of Portsmouth West High School

  • Major in visual, music, or performing arts. 

 

Matthew A. McCoy Memorial Scholarship

Established - 2016 // Contact Guidance at South Webster High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating senior of South Webster High School

Michael D. Pinson Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior from Minford HS

  • Must be enrolled at Shawnee State University

  • Active in 4-H

  • 3.0 GPA or above

Must complete essay "Describe your involvement in 4H and explain how it has influenced your development."

Michael Haskins Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017

Mike Roth Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017  // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior from Wheelersburg High School

  • Preference in 4-H

  • GPA 2.5 or higher

 

Minford Class of 1944 Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2001 // Contact Guidance at Minford High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Minford HS

New Boston Alumni Association Scholarship Fund

Established - 2016 // Contact Guidance at New Boston High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from New Boston HS

Northwest Alumni Association Scholarship Fund

Established - 2004 // Contact Guidance at Northwest High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Northwest HS

 

OSU Alumni Club of Scioto County, Ohio Scholarship Fund

Established - 1988 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Enrolled at The Ohio State University

  • Graduate of Scioto County High School

Paul Penix Glenwood Scholarship Fund

Established - 1998 // Contact Guidance at New Boston High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from New Boston HS

Paul White/Lowell Shope Scholarship Fund

Established - 2020 // Acorn Future Scholarship Fund

PHS Class of 1954 Scholarship Fund

Established - 2015 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must be a graduating Senior from Portsmouth High School

  • Must attend Shawnee State University

  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater 

PHS Class of 1957 Scholarship Fund

Established:2015 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must be a graduating Portsmouth High School senior

  • minimum GPA of 2.75/4.0

  • must enroll at an accredited post-secondary educational institution

  • Must complete 250 word essay explaining their life goals and what this scholarship would mean to them

  • Preference will be given to previous recipients provided they meet the GPA criteria and complete the 250 word essay.

 

PHS Class of 1961 Scholarship Fund

Established - 2011 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior at Portsmouth High School, Scioto County, Ohio

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0

  • Enrolled in a 4 year university or college

  • Applicants must write a 250 word essay explaining their life goals and what this scholarship would mean to them.

 

PHS Class of 1964 Scholarship Fund

Established - 2015 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must be a graduating Portsmouth High School senior

  • Must have minimum GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale

  • Must have a letter of recommendation from a member of Portsmouth HS academic staff

  • Must complete PHS essay (class of 1961 is in the title but should work for both scholarships this year)

PHS Class of 1976 Scholarship Fund

Established - 2016 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must be a graduating Senior from Portsmouth High School

  • Must demonstrate "hard work" and be driven 

  • Shows community service beyond that required by the school system

  • Must have a scholastic, artistic or musical achievement

  • Significant care-giving responsibilities

Portsmouth Area Jaycees Scholarship Fund

Established - 1989 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior from a Scioto County High School

  • Student is in the upper 25 percent of his or her graduating class

  • Must show financial need

Preference is given to those who are pursing a career in service consistent with promoting the beliefs of the United States Jaycees. 

 

Portsmouth Area Ladies Scholarship Fund

Established - 2007 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Juniors and Seniors

  • Female

  • Graduate of a Scioto County high school

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0

  • Show evidence of community service and volunteerism

  • Undergraduate student

Portsmouth Sister City Committee - Paul Flohr Scholarship Fund

Established - 2005 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Resident of Scioto County

  • Majoring or minoring in Spanish, German, international relations or related degree.

  • An additional letter from a foreign language instructor is required

Preference is given to a Shawnee State student with two or more years of high school Spanish or German, a GPA of 3.0 or higher who has visited Orizaba, Mexico or Zittau, Germany.

 

Raymond L. Arn and Dorothy L. Maier Scholarship Fund

Established - 2003 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Resident of Scioto County, Ohio

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

Richard and Melinda McNeer Snook Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established - 2018 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of a Greenup County, KY High School, or any Scioto Co. HS,  OH 

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Must attend Shawnee State University

  • Pursuing a degree in the field of nursing 

Richard and Ruth Cooper Reutinger Scholarship Fund

Established - 2006 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating seniors of Portsmouth High School, Scioto County, Ohio

Richard L. and Bettie L. Diehl Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 1993 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Majoring in nursing

Preference is given to those wanting work in the oncology department.
Nurses seeking advanced degrees are encouraged to apply.

Richard Wolbert Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2008 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

Two scholarship awards are given.
       First scholarship:

  • Graduating senior from a Scioto County high school

  • Planning to major in Music or Theatre

       Second scholarship:

  • Graduating senior from the Scioto County Career and Technical Center.

  • Show evidence of community service and must complete an essay (no more than 500 words) on “What the value of education means to me.”

 

Riley Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2007 // Contact Guidance at New Boston High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from South Webster HS

 

Rocky Edward Dunkin Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2013 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

Two scholarship awards are given.

  • Graduating Senior from New Boston and West Portsmouth

  • Sports Letter

  • Glenwood High School

  • 3.0 GPA

Ron and Nancy Chapman Scholarship Fund

Established - 2002 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior from an Adams County high school, or one of the following high schools in Scioto County: Portsmouth West, Northwest, Portsmouth, Bloom-Vernon/South Webster, or East Community School; or from Ripley Union Lewis Local in Brown County

  • Earn a varsity letter in sports

  • Letter of recommendation from a varsity coach

Rotary Club of Portsmouth Scholarship Fund

Established - 1996 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

Three scholarship awards are given.

       First:

  • Graduate of a Scioto County high school

  • College junior status

  • Enrolled at an accredited college or university, excluding Shawnee State University 

      Second:

  • Graduate of a Scioto County high school

  • Incoming college junior 

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

      Third:

  • Incoming freshman

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

  • Graduate of a Scioto County high school

Roy Rogers Scholarship Fund

Established - 1984  // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must be enrolled at Shawnee State University 

  • Graduate of a Scioto County high school

  • Particapate in 4-H 

 

Scioto County Medical Society Scholarship Fund

Established - 2002 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of a Scioto County, Ohio high school

  • Enrolled in medical school

Scioto county Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Fund

Established - 2013 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating senior from a Scioto County, Ohio, high school

  • Majoring in education at an accredited college or university

  • applicants will be judged on academic performance, school & community activities, leadership potential, and potential to become a quality educator

Scioto County Suicide Prevention Scholarship

Established - 2019 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must be a graduate of a Scioto County, Ohio High School, or a non-traditional student

  • Must complete the essay " How has suicide impacted your life?"

South Central Ohio Educational Service Center Scholarship Fund

Established - 2014 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Must have a parent or guardian who is employeed at South Central Ohio Education Service Center

  • GPA 2.5 or higher

  • Undergrad only

  • Can only receive once

Temple Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 1999 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate from a Scioto County, Ohio high school

  • Enroll at Ohio State University

Thomas Jeffry Chapman Scholarship Fund

Established - 2007 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of Portsmouth, West Portsmouth, Valley, Northwest, New Boston, Minford or South Webster High School

  • Majoring in business 

  • Attending Ohio State University

Truman H. Kneisley Scholarship Fund

Established - 1991  // Contact Guidance at Waverly High School, Pike County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Waverly HS

UCAN: Bloom-Vernon Scholarship Legacy Fund

Established - 2002 // Contact Guidance at South Webster High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from South Webster HS

UCAN: Clay Schools Legacy Scholarship Fund

Established - 2004 // Contact Guidance at Clay High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Clay HS

UCAN: East Community School Fund

Established - 2009 // Contact Guidance at East Community School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from East Community School

UCAN: Green Schools and Community Endowment Fund

Established - 2008 // Contact Guidance at Green High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Green HS

UCAN: Minford Falcon Legacy Scholarship Fund

Established - 2008 // Contact Guidance at Minford High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Minford HS

UCAN: New Boston Schools Endowment Fund

Established - 2009 // Contact Guidance at New Boston High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from New Boston HS

UCAN: Northwest Education Endowment Fund

Established - 2008 // Contact Guidance at Northwest High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Northwest HS

UCAN: Notre Dame UCAN/Oberling Family Scholarship Fund

Established - 2008 // Contact Guidance at Notre Dame High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Notre Dame HS

UCAN: Portsmouth High School Endowment Fund

Established - 2008 // Contact Guidance at Portsmouth High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Portsmouth HS

UCAN: Valley Legacy Scholarship Endowment Fund

Established - 2008 // Contact Guidance at Valley High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Valley HS

UCAN: Washington-Nile Scholarship Legacy Fund

Established - 2010 // Contact Guidance at West Portsmouth High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from West PortsmouthHS

UCAN: Wheelersburg Excellence Scholarship Fund

Established - 2008 // Contact Guidance at Wheelersburg High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Wheelersburg HS

UCAN Neighbors: Jackson Ironman Pride Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017 // Contact Guidance at Jackson High School, Jackson County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Jackson HS

UCAN Neighbors: Manchester Scholarship Fund

Established - 2016 // Contact Guidance at Manchester High School, Adams County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Manchester HS

UCAN Neighbors: South Point/ Beverly Christian Osborne Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established - 2018 // Contact Guidance at South Point High School, Lawrence County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from South Point HS

UCAN Neighbors: Symmes Valley Scholarship Fund

Established - 2019 // Contact Guidance at Symmes Valley High School, Lawrence County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Symmes Valley HS

UCAN Neighbors: Wellston Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017 // Contact Guidance at Wellston High School, Jackson County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Wellston HS

 

Waller Family Scholarship Fund

Established - 1989 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduate of a Scioto County, Ohio high school

  • Majoring in engineering

Walton and Opal R. Smith Scholarship Fund

Established - 2002 // Contact Guidance at Hamlin High School, WV

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Hamlin HS

Wellston City Schools: Chester, Adeline and Cheryl Harless Music Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior from Wellston High School, Jackson County, Ohio 

  • Must complete Wellston essay

  • 2.5 GPA or above

  • Majoring in Music

  • Must have two letters from current or former Wellston City School teacher or guidance counselor, 

  • Must have a letter from Music Teachers

renewable

Wellston City Schools: Coach Jim Derrow Memorial Scholarship Award Fund

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior from Wellston High School, Ohio 

  • Must complete "Why the student wishes to attend college" essay

  • 3.00 GPA or above

  • Must show financial need

  • Must have three letters from current or former Wellston City School teacher or guidance counselor

Scholarship shall be selected based on applicant's goals, potential for success, financial need, record of school and or community service, participation in school extracurricular activities with a preference in basketball. Student will be interviewed by the board. 

Wellston City Schools: Dick and Joe Mantz Scholastic Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior from Wellston High School, Jackson County, Ohio 

  • Must complete "Why the student wishes to attend college" essay

  • 2.50 GPA or above

  • Must have three letters from current or former Wellston City School teacher or guidance counselor

renewable

Wellston City Schools: Mary Carolyn Hedges Scholarship Fund

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior from Wellston High School, Jackson County, Ohio 

  • Must complete "Why the student wishes to attend college" essay

  • 2.50 GPA or above

  • Must show financial need

  • Must have three letters from current or former Wellston City School teacher or guidance counselor

Wellston City Schools: Peggy S. Geiger Memorial

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior from Wellston High School, Jackson County, Ohio 

  • 3.25 GPA or above

  • Must have three letters from current or former Wellston City School teacher or guidance counselor

renewable

Wellston City Schools: Phil Lewis Memorial Scholarship

Established - 2017 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Graduating Senior from Wellston High School, Jackson Co, Ohio

  • 3.0 GPA or higher

  • Complete the essay "How he or she has worked through adversity"

In the reference letter from either the teacher or community leader, the recommender must discuss good character and work ethic. 

Wiggins Notre Dame Schools Tuition Assistance Fund

Established - 2020 // Contact Guidance at Notre Dame High School, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Student of  Notre Dame HS

William A. Burke Scholarship Fund (health-related field of study)

Established - 1981 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Majoring in a health-related field 

  • Medical or pre-med students will NOT be considered

  • Resident of Scioto, Adams, Pike, Ross, Jackson, or Lawrence County, Ohio or Greenup or Lewis County, Kentucky

William A. Burke Scholarship Fund (OSCO Employees)

Established - 1981 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Parents or guardian must be employed at OSCO Industries, Inc.

  • Only undergraduates may apply.

  • Priority is given to students attending an institution located in southern Ohio, especially Shawnee State University and University of Rio Grande.

 

William C. Anderson Eagle Scout Scholarship Fund

Established - 2009 // Scioto Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Obtained the level of Eagle Scout

  • Graduate of a Scioto County High School

Preference:

  • Member of Troop #12

  • Member of Cornerstone Methodist Church

William J. and Patricia J. Richards Fund

Established - 2002 // Contact Shawnee State University, Scioto County, Ohio 

The application can be found through financial aide office. Selection is made by the university. ​

  • Enrolled at Shawnee State University

Zelma Riley Lapp Scholarship Fund

Established - 2015 // Contact Guidance at Huntington High School, WV 

The application can be found through the guidance office. Selection is made by the school. ​

  • Graduating Senior from Huntington HS, WV

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