Scholarships

WOEF Scholarships for WSU Lake Campus

Students considering the Lake Campus are strongly encouraged to complete this application which will allow them to be considered for over 200 scholarships! The application deadline is February 1, 2022. Students must be admitted in order to have access to the WOEF Scholarship application.  Admitted students can access the application at http://lake.wright.edu/scholarships.

Ohio Township Association Scholarship

The Ohio Township Association is offering (4) $1,500 scholarships in two different categories, Local Achievement and Academic Achievement.  Applicants must have a 22 on ACT and a 3.0 gpa and be pursuing a 2 or 4 year degree.  Applications are due January 28 and are available at https://ohiotownships.org/scholarship-program.

MED Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a career in a health care field and must have a 23 on the ACT and a 3.25 gpa on a 4.0 scale.

Due Date: February 15, 2022.

Applications are available online at  https://mercer-health.com/foundation/events-programs/scholarship-program

 

Access Engineering Solutions, LLC Scholarship

Access Engineering Solutions will be awarding (1) $1,000 scholarship to a senior pursuing a 4 yr, 2 yr, or tech degree in the field of Civil Engineering, Surveying or related field of study.  Applications are due March 25th and can be picked up in Mrs. Kanney's office.

Leitzell Family Foundation Agricultural Scholarship

The Leitzell Family Scholarship is intended for graduating seniors who have an interest in the field of agriculture or horticulture, have had active participation in 4-H, FFA, Scouts, etc. and plan to continue in these fields in some sort of post-secondary education.  Applications are due March 1st and are available in Mrs. Kanney's office.

Coldwater Academic Promoters Scholarship

CAP is awarding (6) scholarships, (1) $2,000 scholarship (4) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to 4 year college bound seniors and (1) $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a senior planning to attend a tech or trade school.  To be eligible for the 4 year college scholarship students must have maintained a 8.0 gpa on a 12.0 scale and to be eligible for the 2 year scholarship students must have maintained a 5.0 gpa on a 12.0 scale. Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 8, 2022.

D.A.R.E. Scholarship

The D.A.R.E. Boosters are awarding (10) $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who have remained true to their D.A.R.E. commitment.  Applications are due February 25th and are available in Mrs. Kanney's office.

The Mercer County Aktion Club Scholarship

The Mercer County Aktion Club will be awarding (2) $500 scholarships to a graduating senior who has a disablility, a sibling with a disability or is pursuing a special education degree.  Applicants can choose any field of study at any 4 year, 2year, tech or trade school.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 1.

Coldwater Eagles Scholarship

The Coldwater Eagles is awarding $500 scholarships to a graduating seniors pursuing any type of post secondary education and is a child or grandchild of member of Coldwater Eagles 3025.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due April 1.

Randy Griesdorn Memorial Scholarship

This (1) $1,000 scholarship is intended for any Tri-Star senior pursuing a career in Auto/Body or Auto Mechanics, Deisel Mechanics, Precision Machining, Welding, Electronics or any Auto related field.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due April 1.

Lefeld Welding Scholarship

Lefeld Welding is awarding (2) $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from any Mercer or Auglaize County High School.  Applicant must use scholarship money for skilled trade training in a metal working occupation.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due April 1.

Paul Lefeld Family Memorial Scholarship

The Paul Lefeld Family is awarding (3) $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from local high schools pursuing a degree in Agriculture from a 4 year, 2 year, tech or trade school.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 10th.

Margaret & Parker Synder Nursing Scholarship

Two nursing scholarships will be offered, one to a Celina graduate, and one to a graduate from another Mercer County School.  Appplication is due March 14th and can be picked up in Mrs. Kanney's office.

Mercer County Retired Teachers Scholarship

The Mercer County Retired Teachers are awarding a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior in Mercer County pursuing a 4 year degree in Education.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due April 1.

Kenneth Quinter Family Scholarship

Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to a graduating male and female planning to attend an accredited 4 year college/university.  This scholarship is renewable up to 4 years as long as student remains full time for a total of up to $10,000.  Applicants must have a 3.0 gpa on a 4.0 scale, must demonstrate financial need and show strong participation in school, church and community activities.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 4, 2022.

Kenneth Quinter Family Vocational Scholarship

One $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior planning to attend a 2 year or registered trade school.  This scholarship is renewable for an additional year for a total of $3,000.  Applicants must have a 2.9 gpa on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate financial need, and show strong participation in school, church and community activities.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 4, 2022.

Roman and Mary Rauh Scholarship

This scholarship is open to the top 10 students in the graduating class.  Applications are due March 1st and are available in Mrs. Kanney's office. 

Minster Dental Care Scholarship

Minster Dental Care is awarding (2)  $1,000 scholarships to students with the following qualifications: must be an active patient of Minster Dental, planning to enroll in a 4 year college, pursuing a dental or medical field, gpa of 3.5 on a 4.0 or higher, ACT score of 23 or higher and must gave extracurricular and community involvement.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due FEB. 25th.

Leigha Wieman Memorial Scholarship

The Leigha Wieman Memorial Scholarship is a $500 scholarship given to a graduating senior who has been involved in the music area at least one year or a cheerleader for at least one year.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due April 1.

John Reed Memorial Scholarship

The family of John Reed will be awarding (1) $2,500 scholarship to a graduating senior planning to attend a 4 year, 2 year or trade school with a 3.0 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 11th.

University Women's Club Scholarship

The University Women's Club of Mercer County will be giving (2) $1,500 scholarships to young women in Mercer county who are graduating seniors that will be pursuing a 4 year degree.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 31.

American Legion Scholarships

Coldwater American Legion is offering (5) $500 scholarships to graduating seniors of Coldwater High School.  Winners will be based on community service, church service, extra curriculars and volunteer work. One winner who plans to attend WSU Lake Campus will receive a matching amount of $500.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due Friday, January 31, 2022.  

Midmark Technical Scholarship

Midmark Corporation is offering a scholarship in the amount of $20,000 which is paid out over 4 years.  Applicants must be a graduating senior from Darke, Miami, Mercer, Auglaize or Shelby county, be pursuing a Bachelor's degree and be majoring in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Computer Information Systems.  Applications are available at Midmark.com/techscholarship are due February 18, 2022.

Coldwater Teachers' Organization Scholarships

Applicants must be graduating seniors who are pursuing a major in the field of education.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 4, 2022. 

WTLW TV Broadcast Scholarship

WTLW will be awarding (1) $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior in their viewing area who is pursuing a career in broadcast TV, broadcast journalism, public relations, sales marketing, graphic design, web design, or other forms of mass media.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due February 15, 2022.

Operation Freedom Support Scholarship

(6) $500 scholarships will be given to one student in each of the Mercer County schools to applicants who have a parent, step-parent or sibling that is either active, reserve or a retired member of the Armed Forces.  Honorable discharge is required.  Applications are available in Mrs.Kanney's office and are due April 1st.

The Knights of Columbus Fr. Yauss Scholarship – (6) $500

Applicants must be a member in good standing, be the son/daughter of a member, or if the father is deceased and was a member.  Applicants must also be a member of a Catholic parish. Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 21.

OSU Mercer County Alumni Association Scholarship

Ohio State Mercer County Alumni Association will have 2 scholarships to award this year to seniors attending high school in Mercer County. To be eligible, students need to “apply” to OSU (acceptance is not required) before November 1.   The online scholarship application opens December 1.    Applications are due by Feb. 15th.

 https://www.sfa.osu.edu/incoming-freshmen/about-aid/types-of-aid/scholarships, Click on Scholarship Universe, Applications, then choose Alumni Scholars Program Application

Celina Insurance Scholarship

Celina Insurance will be awarding (3) $2,000 scholarships to any 2022 graduating senior residing in Auglaize or Mercer County, or be a child or grandchild of a Celina Group employee that is pursuing a 4 year degree.  Due Date: March 1st.   Applications can be picked up in Mrs. Kanney's office.

 

Evelyn Meyer/University Women's Scholarship

The University Women's Club of Mercer County will be giving (2) $1,500 scholarships to young women in Mercer county who are graduating seniors that will be pursuing a 4 year degree in education. Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 31.

Larry Fair Memorial Scholarship

A $600 scholarship will be awarded to a Coldwater Senior pursuing a 4 year degree in Education.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's Office and are due March 11, 2022.

Gordon Orthodontics Scholarship

Gordon Orthodontics is awarding (2) $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior.  Applicants must be a past or present patient of Gordon Orthodontics, is planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college or university and has earned a 3.5 gpa and a 24 on the ACT.  Applications are available in the Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 1, 2022. 

The Tom and Pam Pottkotter Scholarship

The Tom and Pam Pottkotter Scholarship ($1,000) is for a graduating senior from Celina or Coldwater pursuing a four-year degree in education.  Applicants must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher and have financial need.  Applications are available in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 14th.

The Walter & Evelyn Braun Family Memorial Scholarship

Applicants of this $1,000 scholarship must be a senior at Coldwater High School and major in nursing or plan to attend a tech/trade school with any major.  A GPA of 3.0 is preferred.  Applications are due April 1st and can be picked up in Mrs. Kanney's office.

Eugene & Mary Dieringer Family Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a Mercer County student pursuing a degree in social work or education.  Applications can be picked up in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due March 14th.

Mercer County Soil and Water Scholarships

Mercer Landmark:  This $2,000 scholarship is for applicants that are pursuing a degree in Agribusiness, Crop Management, Ag Marketing or Plant and Soil Science and have a 2.5 GPA or higher.  

Vantilburg Farms: This $1,500 scholarship is for applicants that are pursing a degree in Ag Systems Management, Diesel/Heavy Equip Mechanics, Environmental and Natural Resources or Natural Resource Management and have a 2.5 GPA or higher. 

Both applications can be picked up in Mrs. Kanney's office and are due April 1st.