Guidance

NewPar Mar Stores Scholarship Program - Multiple scholarships will be given to students living in Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania. Scholarship recipients are selected on academic record, community involvement, school activities, honors, work experience, and statement of career goals. Completed applications must be received by April 30, 2020. Applications are available in the guidance office or you can access online at www.parmarstores.com.

NewGallipolis Elks Lodge #107 2020 Scholarship - Academic scholarships are available to graduating seniors from Gallia and Meigs counties. All amounts awarded will be paid directly to the college or university of the applicant's choice. Awards will be based on the applicant's financial need and scholastic and leadership qualities. Applications are available in the guidance office and are due to the Elks Lodge by July 6, 2020

NewVisit columbusfoundation.org/scholarships to learn about scholarships made possible by Columbus Foundation donors. The online scholarship search allows you to look for scholarships applicable to the student. It is also possible to submit one application that will match the student to applicable scholarships. Each scholarships has its own deadline, but the deadline to submit the general application is March 1, 2020.

NewCorporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) David V. Stivison Appalachian Community Action Scholarship Fund-  This scholarship is to help students with financial need (income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines) who are residents of COAD's 30-county service area who want to pursue higher education. This application can be printed or picked up in the guidance office and is due on April 1, 2020. This application must be sent to the Gallia-Meigs Community Action Agency in Cheshire, Ohio. 

  New Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Scholarships - There are several scholarships offered through the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. Only one general application form is needed to apply to each of the scholarships; however, Meigs High School students are not eligible for all of the scholarships in the packet. Each scholarship has its own set of eligibility criteria. See the guidance office for more information and an application packet, which is due March 15, 2020.  

Athens-Meigs Farm Bureau and Bickle Insurance Scholarship - 2 scholarships will be presented this year. 1 to an Athens County graduate and 1 to a Meigs County graduate. The scholarship is not major specific; however, special consideration will be given to students planning to study an agriculture related field. The deadline to apply is April 6, 2020. To apply complete the application at http://forms.gle/3RFEEVA5Be85xbJP9.

Cruisin' Saturday Night Car Show Scholarship - The recipient of this scholarship must be a Meigs County student graduating from Eastern, Southern or Meigs with a minimum of 1 scholarship to be awarded to each high school. A student planning to go into a mechanical science field will be given special consideration, but is open to any field of study. The 2020 recipients will receive $1,000 each towards college expenses. Applications are due to the committee no later than April 1, 2020. Applications are in the guidance office. 

 IBI Group Scholarship Fund is established by IBI Group Engineering Services Inc., a multi-disciplinary global leader specializing in Infrastructure, Buildings and Intelligence. The scholarship fund includes two $1,00 scholarships awarded annually. Applications and eligibility information can be picked up in the guidance office. 

                       College Credit Plus

There will be a meeting for students and their parents who are interested in learning more about College Credit Plus (CCP).  CCP is a dual enrollment program for students in grades 7-12 that gives them the opportunity to earn college and high school credit at the same time by taking coursework from Ohio colleges or universities.

WEDNESDAY, January 22, 2020 in Room 200 @ 6:00 p.m.

Harry B. Crewson Freshman Scholarship: Members of Ohio University Credit Union and their children are eligible to apply for this scholarship and is available to incoming first-year students attending Ohio University who have demonstrated excellence in community activities and/or talent areas in addition to academic achievement in high school. Applications can be picked up in the guidance office or printed by clicking on the link.

Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative (Buckeye REC) Scholarship Program. Click on the link for further information and to complete the application. www.buckeyerec.coop/scholarships

 

 Ohio Association of Public School Employees Scholarship Application- Click on the Link for further information. Additional information can be found at www.oapse.org.

 

NOV. 23 ACT WORKSHOP @ OHIO UNIVERSITY

 

DEC. 10 FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP @ WVU-Parkersburg

 

Join Kaplan's Free SAT vs. ACT Practice Test Weekend. Try both tests to see which is right for you, November 16 or 17. Plus join their experts to review your results and learn key strategies. Save your seat.

 

ESSAY CONTEST for students in Grades 9-12

Sons of the American Revolution Ohio Society George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest

See a Guidance Counselor for more information.

 

IMPORTANT EVENTS FOR SENIORS ESSAY CONTEST

SEPTEMBER 25: FAFSA NIGHT FOR SENIOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS

OCTOBER 24: RIO GRANDE COLLEGE FAIR (Field trip for entire senior class)

NOVEMBER 7: TRI-COUNTY CAREER CENTER APPRENTICESHIP DAY (Sign up to go in the Guidance Office)

 

UPCOMING COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE VISITS: 

(Seniors can sign up in English classes or come to the Guidance Office)

SEPTEMBER 16: HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY

SEPTEMBER 27: MARIETTA COLLEGE

OCTOBER 15: SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY

OCTOBER 17: WASHINGTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

OCTOBER 25: MUSKINGUM UNIVERSITY

OCTOBER 29: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY

OCTOBER 31: MARSHALL UNIVERSITY

NOVEMBER 6: WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY at PARKERSBURG