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Scholarships

Eliza R. Cooksey Scholarship

Application Form

This scholarship is available for students who attended Hatcher Elementary School.  Students must demonstrate financial need, good character and citizenship, a keen desire to further their education, and the ability to succeed in college or technical school.  This is a one-time scholarship in the amount of $1,000. (Application must include an official high school transcript.)
Application Due:  April 8, 2019                                    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION


MAE WARD EDUCATIONAL TRUST

Mae Ward was a school teacher in Boyd County, Kentucky for 43 years.  Mrs. Ward established her trust for students who are graduating or who have graduated from Boyd County, KY high schools. Her objective was to provide financial resources to eligible young men and women who were scheduled to graduate from high school in the current year so that they might have the resources to pursue a college degree. The recipients shall possess outstanding character and promise as reflected by their record of service to their neighbors, community and family and their reputation for honesty and integrity.

REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION – APPLICANTS MUST:

  • Have attended high school in Boyd County, KY for at least three (3) years preceding their application.  No exceptions.
  • Have applied for acceptance at an accredited college or university.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average, computed as of the end of the first semester of the year of application between 3.0 and 4.0.
  • Present an ACT score of 20 or higher.  An exception is permitted if the ACT has been taken but the score has not been received by the date of application.  No scores received after February National Test date will be considered.

AWARDS:

The Trust awards a one-time scholarship to be paid directly to the student’s school to be used for required tuition, university housing, books and fees.  Awards are not renewable, however students may apply to the scholarship trust each year they meet eligibility requirements.  Scholarships are paid contingent on the Foundation Office at Fifth Third Bank receiving a signed Scholarship Agreement and tuition statement for the 2019-20 school year.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Three letters of recommendation are required.  Letters should be on professional letterhead and be no more than one page in length.  Recommendations can be faxed to (513) 358-1717 or      e-mailed to 1717@53.com
  • Contact your guidance counselor and request them to send a transcript report and ACT test scores.  These can be faxed to (513) 358-1717 or e-mailed to 1717@53.com.
  • DEADLINE is January 22, 2019 for online application, three letters of recommendation, transcript report and ACT test scores.
  • Scholarships will be awarded in May 2019.  All applicants will be notified of the status of their personal application no later than June 30, 2019 via e-mail.

For questions, contact Susan Mendlein at the Foundation Office at Fifth Third Bank.

Phone: 513-534-6347, Email: Susan.Mendlein@53.com.


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ASHLAND LODGE B.P.O.E. "Elks" - John Paul Caines Memorial Scholarhsip - Teenager of the Month Award

Any senior is eligible to apply.  Application is due to the Elks by January 18, 2019. 

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Kentucky Association of School Business Officials (KASBO) awards $2,500 to three Kentucky high school graduating seniors who will major in business or education.

Please go to our website at www.kasbo.com to find the scholarship application, instructions and a counselor verification form.

The deadline for submission is December 14, 2018.  Please note NO handwritten applications are allowed.  Please do not staple pages together. 


 

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The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.  Please visit their website for details.


Louis B. Stout Memorial Scholarship

When former Commissioner Louis Stout passed away in 2012, his widow Anna directed that donations on his behalf go to the Louis Stout Memorial Fund for Students. She felt this was a chance for the KHSAA to honor student-athletes who excel in athletics, academics, school service and community service. The award process for 2018-2019 is now underway.

Applications are being accepted for students to apply for those awards through Friday, January 12, 2019. The award winners will be announced in conjunction with the boys’ state basketball tournament in March. Two grants, each in the amount of a one-time scholarship of $2,000 payable to an institution of higher learning, will be awarded. The scholarship is not renewable and is not endowed for expansion. Minimum criteria is a 3.5 (converted to 4.0 scale) grade point average; involvement in varsity sports or sport-activities; involvement in other school activities, a record of community service/involvement and a member of the 2018-2019 senior class.

The application for the scholarships is located at http://khsaa.org/ge65-application-for-louis-stout-memorial-scholarship/ on the KHSAA web site.


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The Allison Joy McKnight Memorial Scholarship

 

Scholarship Application

 

Purpose: The Allison Joy McKnight Memorial Scholarship was established in 2018 in memory of Allison McKnight, a beloved mathematics teacher at Paul G. Blazer High School. Allison was dedicated to promoting the enjoyment and application of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) opportunities to the community. The Paul G. Blazer High School National Mathematics Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, funds the memorial scholarship to one qualifying senior entering a STEM program.

Award: One award of $1000 (payable to the recipient's account at the educational institution of choice)

Deadline: Applications must be delivered no later than March 29, 2019. Applications postmarked after this date will not be considered.

Return your completed application to:

Heather Stout

AJM Memorial Scholarship

Paul G. Blazer High School

1500 Blazer Blvd.

Ashland, KY 41101

 

Download Application:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-MpSAnbp1_0bp34Vxfxfy2nlIZJuvTYNNHRuqARmh08/edit?usp=sharing


The Civil Engineering Scholarship Program is for students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Western KY University, University of Louisville, or University of Kentucky.  Students can also take classes at other Kentucky state colleges/universities, with approved programs, before transferring to WKU, UofL, or UK.  Candidates must have an ACT composite score of 24 and maintain a GPA of 2.5 while in college.  College Freshmen and Sophomores currently receive $6,200 a semester to apply towards tuition, books, etc.  Juniors and Seniors receive $6,600 a semester.  Students are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend.  This scholarship can be worth over $51,000!   https://transportation.ky.gov/Education/Pages/Civil-Engineering-Scholarship.aspx

 

The Civil Engineering Technology Program is for students interested in pursuing an associate’s degree in civil engineering technology at Big Sandy Community & Technical College in Prestonsburg and Blue Grass Community & Technical College in Lexington.  There is opportunity at other community colleges as well (inquired for further information).  Candidates must meet the entrance qualifications for the college and maintain a GPA of 2.5.  Students receive $3,000 a semester, and are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend.  https://transportation.ky.gov/Education/Pages/Civil-Engineering-Technology-Scholarship.aspx


BOYD COUNTY

REPUBLICAN WOMEN’S CLUB

 

To All 2019 Boyd County Lady Graduates:

 

The Boyd County Republican Women’s Club is proud to offer a $1000 Scholarship to a graduating high school  female who is a resident of Boyd County, Kentucky.  The applicant must also be registered as a Republican at the time the scholarship is awarded.  In the event that an applicant’s birthday precludes their valid voter registration, an exception may be made if the applicant states in writing that she intends to register as a Republican at the earliest date allowed by Kentucky law.

The full scholarship will be divided into two checks.  The first will be $500 for the fall semester and the second $500 will be for the following spring semester with the stipulation of being registered and maintaining a 2.5 grade average.

The applicant must plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full time student beginning  Fall 2019.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, and the desire to embrace the ideals and values of the Republican Party.

The completed application, along with the required documentation, must be postmarked by Friday, April 19, 2019.

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Blanche and Thomas Hope Scholarship

 

If you have any questions regarding this program, please call (507) 931-1682 and ask for the Blanche and Thomas Hope Scholarship.

The program is administered by Scholarship America.  Scholarship America is the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. 

Applicants for the Blanche and Thomas Hope Scholarship must be:

 

  • A high school senior residing in Kentucky or Ohio and attending one of the following High Schools:

- Boyd County High School, Ashland, KY                      - Chesapeake High School, Chesapeake, OH

- Fairview High School, Ashland, KY                              - Collins Career Center, Chesapeake, OH

- Greenup County High School, Greenup, KY               - Dawson-Bryant High School, Coal Grove, OH

- Lawrence County High School, Louisa, KY                  - Fairland High School, Proctorville, OH

- Paul G. Blazer High School, Ashland, KY                     - Ironton High School, Ironton, OH

- Raceland-Worthington High School, Raceland, KY      - Oak Hill High School, Oak Hill, OH

- Rose Hill Christian School, Ashland, KY                       - Rock Hill High School, Ironton, OH

- Russell High School, Russell, KY                                  - St. Joseph High School, Ironton, OH

                                                                                        - South Point High School, South Point, OH

                            - Symmes Valley High School, Willow Wood, OH

  • Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Application postmark deadline date is March 1, 2019

Ashley Oistad | Program Manager

507-931-0629 (dir) | 507-931-2964 (f) | aoistad@scholarshipamerica.org
Scholarship America®

Connect with us:  Website |LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter | Blog

 

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 Marguerite Lyons Scholarship

The program is administered by Scholarship America.  Scholarship America is the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. 

Applicants for the Marguerite Lyons Scholarship must be:

  • A high school senior from Boyd County, KY who has resided in the county for at least three (3) years.
  • Attending one of the following high schools:

 

- Boyd County High School, Ashland, KY                                                   

- Fairview High School, Ashland, KY                             

- Greenup County High School, Greenup, KY                             

- Lawrence County High School, Louisa, KY               

- Paul G. Blazer High School, Ashland, KY                   

- Raceland-Worthington High School, Raceland, KY  

- Rose Hill Christian School, Ashland, KY                     

- Russell High School, Russell, KY                                 

 

  • Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

 

Application postmark deadline date is March 1, 2019.

 

Ashley Oistad | Program Manager

507-931-0629 (dir) | 507-931-2964 (f) | aoistad@scholarshipamerica.org
Scholarship America®

Connect with us:  Website |LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter | Blog

 

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Ashland Class of '61 Scholarship

  • One-time Scholarship of $2,000 to be awarded to two students at Ashland Paul Blazer High School, to be paid to the school of your choice based upon your acceptance.  One payment of $2,000 to be paid at the beginning of the school year or in two $1,000 payments to be paid at the beginning of each semester.  Payment arrangements to be made by class of 61 treasurer.
  • 2.5 GPA and above on a 4.0 system
  • Applicant must demonstrate need of financial assistance to meet educational expenses.
  • Complete attached application and turn in by deadline.
  • The deadline to return the application to the counseling office is Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
  • All applications should be addressed to "Ashland High School Class of 1961" and returned to your school counselor.

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Boyd County Medical Society Scholarship

Eligibility: Must be a senior at Boyd County High School, Fairview High School, Paul G. Blazer High School or Russell High School; not be the child of a current member of the Boyd County Medical Society, King’s Daughters Medical Center Board of Directors or King’s Daughters Health Foundation Board of Directors; demonstrate financial need; have at least a 3.0 high school GPA and at least a 20 ACT or 900 SAT score; and submit 3 letters of recommendation.

Award: $1,500 for 1 year

Number: 4; 1 at each eligible school

Deadline: March 30, 2019

Contact: King’s Daughters Health Foundation, 2201 Lexington Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101, 606.408.0412, www.kdhealthfoundation.com


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King’s Daughters Health Foundation: Edna and Mildred Monk Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility: Must be a high school senior; be a direct child dependent of a full-time King’s Daughters team member in good standing at the time of application and award; enroll in a college or university in Kentucky, Ohio or West Virginia; have at least a 2.5 high school GPA and at least a 15 ACT or 700 SAT score; demonstrate financial need; and submit a typed letter of application, official copy of most recent transcript or GED certificate and 3 letters of recommendation.

Award: $1,000

Number: 5

Deadline: March 30, 2019

Contact: King’s Daughters Health Foundation, 2201 Lexington Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101, 606.408.0412, www.kdhealthfoundation.com
www.kingsdaughtershealth.com/About-Us/Health-Foundation/Scholarships.aspx


Stewart Health Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility:  Must be a high school senior; must reside in one of the following states and counties:  Kentucky – Boyd, Carter, Greenup, Lawrence; Ohio – Lawrence; West Virginia – Wayne.  Maintained at least a 2.5 GPA in high school and college once begins with a minimum of 12 hrs. a semester; Score 15 or better on the ACT; Score 700 or better on SAT; Transcripts need included; 3 letters of recommendation; letter stating need for financial assistance; Must be enrolled or have plans to enroll in a healthcare field in Kentucky, Ohio or West Virginia.

Award: $1,000 annually (up to 4 years)

Number: 1

Deadline: March 30, 2019

Contact: King’s Daughters Health Foundation, 2201 Lexington Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101, 606.408.0412, www.kdhealthfoundation.com
www.kingsdaughtershealth.com/About-Us/Health-Foundation/Scholarships.aspx


IT'S SCHOLARSHIP SEASON!

Congratulations on another successful school year. Your seniors are sure to be eager to hit the road and go off to college. What an exciting time!

Please find attached the Foundation for the Tri-State Community scholarship applications for spring 2019 and confirm receipt of these applications by a simple reply to this email by February 13, 2019.
 
Please note the addition of two new scholarships: the Dorothy Murphy Scholarship and John Mark Davis Memorial Scholarship.

For the first time, the AK Steel Self Reliance Award will only be distributed via email.
 
Students must submit the applications to the Foundation on or before the deadline listed on the application, March 15th, 2019.  We require they submit the applications by mail or hand delivery; we cannot accept emailed or faxed applications.
 
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us at scholarships@tristatefoundation.org or call (606) 324-3888.

 

James A. Anderson Scholarship
Ashland Women's Club Scholarship
Ashland High School Class of 1939 Scholarship
Michael David Daniels Scholarship
Representative Don Farley Scholarship
John Mark Davis Memorial Scholarship
Dick Griffith Scholarship
Billie B. Little Scholarship
Oren & Patty Justice Scholarship
Courtney Thomas Scholarship
Matthews Family Scholarship
AK Steel Self-Relieance Award
Morning Has Broken Scholarship
Janet Nunley Memorial Scholarship
Sam L. and Mollie Gatrell Scholarship
John W. Estep, Jr. Scholarship for Career and Technical Education
Dorothy Murphy Scholarship

 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Sweet 16® Scholarship

For the sixth year Whitaker Bank, as part of its continuing title sponsorship of the Boys’ Sweet 16®, and the KHSAA will be presenting four one-time $1,500 scholarships. The scholarships are open to high school seniors that participate in KHSAA sanctioned sports and sport-activities.

 

Deadline for the information to be received by the KHSAA is Feb. 28. There is no limit to the number of applicants from a school.

 

Winners will be recognized during the 2019 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ State Basketball Tournament, March 6-10 in Lexington.

 

Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Sweet 16® Scholarship Application Forms are only available online and may be completed using the link below:

 

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION AND APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP


The Don Payne Memorial Music Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY

The Don Payne Memorial Music Scholarship is open to graduating high school music students in Boyd or Greenup Counties in Kentucky who plan to major in music education or performance.

AWARD

The successful applicant(s) for the Don Payne Memorial Music Scholarship will receive a check, made payable to the university of your choice, in the amount of $1000.00.

This award is non-renewable.

APPLICATION

To make application for the Don Payne Memorial Music Scholarship students will:

 

  1. Complete the demographic information sheet accompanying this information sheet
  2. Provide a current transcript of high school grades
  3. Request your music teacher submit a confidential letter of recommendation directly to the selection committee at donpaynemms@gmail.com
  4. Provide one personal reference from a reference of your choice
  5. Provide a resume or a list of awards and honors
  6. Submit all documents to the selection committee at donpaynemms@gmail.com , or 1830 Paradise Lane, Ashland, KY 41102, by 5pm Friday, April 20, 2019

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The Scholarship Program

Par Mar Stores is proud to offer a scholarship program designed to assist students in our communities. Par Mar Stores provides multiple scholarships to high school seniors or graduates and college undergraduates enrolled in a full-time course of study at a college or university.

Eligibility

Anyone who resides in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia or Kentucky is eligible.

Awards

Par Mar Stores will award multiple scholarships for one full year of study. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, community involvement, school activities, honors, work experience, statement of career goals and financial need.

Applications

Applications will be received until April 30 of each year. Awards will be announced in late May each year.

Selection

Par Mar Stores Scholarship committee will select the recipients.

Payment of Scholarship

Par Mar Stores will pay scholarship awards prior to payment being due to the college or university. Checks will be mailed to the recipient’s home address and will be made payable, jointly, to the recipient and the school. The check must be endorsed by both the recipient and the school.

The application may be copied and distributed to students living in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia or Kentucky.

 

On-line Application


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Ten scholarships available to young members and their families.
 

Ashland Credit Union believes everyone should have access to an education. We are happy to announce our Scholarship Program for our young members, designed to promote education and achievement. In 2019 Ashland Credit Union will provide ten students $1,000 each to help finance their higher education pursuits

ELIGIBILITY

Our Scholarship Program is open to the youth of Ashland Credit Union. To qualify, the student must be a member of our credit union or have a family member who is a member in good standing. They must be a graduating senior planning to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school on a full-time basis. Applicants must also have a current GPA of 3.0 or above.

Ashland Credit Union staff and family, board members, volunteers and their household members are not eligible to receive this scholarship.

SELECTION

An impartial committee comprised of ACU volunteers and staff will select recipients. Winning students will be notified before the end of the school year

APPLICATION

Interested students must complete this application form and all required items listed below. Upon completion, students may send their scholarship packet to: Scholarship Committee, Ashland Credit Union, 1300 Central Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH APRIL 12, 2019
 

 

CHECKLIST
  1. Official Transcript of Grades
  2. Personal Data Sheet Containing
    » Name of Applicant
    » Volunteer Activities
    » Academic & Community Achievements
    » Paid Work and/or School Activities
  3. Essay: Discuss how your interest in your field or major developed and describe your experience in the field - such as volunteer work or internships and what you gained from this involvement. Essay must be one page in length and typed or written legibly on 8.5 x 11 paper.
  4. Completed Application Form (download below)
 Download Application Here
 

GLENWOOD YOUNG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
 
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