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NewPeople's Bank: Robert E. Evans Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2020 Description: Applicants must be a high school senior with a GPA of 2.8 or higher and planning to pursue a four-year degree in the areas of: Business, Education, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Math, Science or Technology. Preference will be given to those students having a financial need. A Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA must be submitted with the application.

NewAthens-Meigs Farm Bureau and Bickle Insurance Services

Deadline April 6, 2020 Application: This is the  link to the application. See Guidance if you have questions. Description: (1) - $500 scholarship will be given to a high school senior. Special preference will be given to applicants planning to study in an agriculturally related field.

NewAlfred Burl Windon and Mary Marjorie Brown Memorial Scholarship

Deadline April 15, 2020  Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link. Description: Applicants must be residents of Meigs County, must show proof of acceptance at an accredited college, university, community college, trade school, vocational school, or other similar institution of higher learning and must be pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering, English education, or the arts (dance, music, theater, etc.).

NewVFW – Stewart Johnson Post No. 9926

Deadline April 19, 2019 Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link. Description: Available to seniors who have been accepted to college. Immediate family members of the VFW Post 9926 will get first consideration, but other veterans and their family will also be considered.

NewAmerican Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) Scholarship

Deadline April 30, 2020  Application: Online at www.aade.org/chapters/appalachian-basin/

Description: Applicants must be a high school senior, planning to attend a college or university on a full-time basis. (20) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded nationally.

NewMiddleport Youth League/ David Boyd Scholarship

Deadline April 30, 2020.  Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link. Description: Applicants must be a Meigs High School senior, who has played for the Middleport Youth League. The student must attend a college or university on a full-time basis.

NewParMar Stores Scholarship

Deadline April 30, 2020.  Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link. Description: 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.

NewBrandi Thomas Memorial Scholarship 

Deadline May 1, 2020.  Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link. Description: Available to any Meigs High School senior or graduate attending college who participated in track or cross country for a minimum of 2 years in high school.

NewJoshua Napper Memorial Scholarship

Deadline May 1, 2020. Application: Submit Essay to Guidance by Deadline. Please ONLY put your student ID number on the essay. DO NOT include your name Description: Available to a senior enrolled in the Senior Health Technology Program or a senior student who intends to major in a medical field. Applicants must answer the following question: “Why Do You Want to Work in the Medical Field?”

NewMeigs Local Alumni Association Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2020.  Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link.. Should be returned to Guidance by Deadline. Description: Must be a member of the 2020 graduating class and have demonstrated a commitment to civic responsibility during their high school career. The successful applicant must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and may use the scholarship toward furthering his or her education at any institution of higher learning, trade school, or in the military.

NewMcComas-Moore Scholarship

Deadline May 1, 2020.  Application available in guidance or it can be printed using this link.. Mail to the address on application. Description: Applicant must be planning to major in education, have a parent or grandparent who graduated from Middleport High School, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and be in need of financial assistance.

NewMiddleport Alumni Scholarships

Deadline May 1, 2020.  Application: Submit required materials to the Middleport Alumni Association. Description: Available to a child or grandchild of a Middleport High School Graduate. Applicants should send a transcript, a resume of activities and career objectives, a current photo, a copy of parents’ tax return summary, the name and graduation year of the alumni parent or grandparent and include the name of the educational institution that you plan to attend.

NewTHE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS NEED ONLY TO SUBMIT ONE MEIGS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. DEADLINE MAY 1, 2020

M.L.T.A Scholarship

Application: Must Complete Meigs Local Scholarship Form. Must be returned to Guidance Office by deadline.

Description: Any senior can apply for this scholarship.      

OVEC Kyger Creek Science Scholarship

Application: Must Complete Meigs Local Scholarship Form. Must be returned to Guidance office by deadline.

Description: Any senior can apply for this scholarship. Scholarship will be awarded to a senior who has excelled in the subject area of Science.

Parker Long Scholarship

Application: Must Complete Meigs Local Scholarship Form. Must be returned to Guidance Office by deadline.

Description: Participation in school and church activities receive priority.

Student Council Scholarship

Application: Must Complete Meigs Local Scholarship Form. Must be returned to Guidance Office by deadline.

Description: Any senior that is a member of student council can apply for this scholarship.

NewMoody O. Bailey Scholarship 

Deadline May 1, 2020 Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link.. Mail to address on application. Description: Applicant must be the natural child or grandchild of at least one Middleport High School Alumnus. Special consideration will be given to a student whose grandparent had Mrs. Bailey as a teacher at MHS and/or is a 2020 graduate of Meigs High School. Applicant must have a 3.0 G.P.A. including the first semester of the senior year using a 4.0 unweighted scale. An official high school transcript including the first semester of the senior year must be included. Applicant must include a letter of acceptance from an accredited college or university. A recent photograph used for newspaper publication purposes must also be included in the application.

NewDennis Boggs/Adam Grimm Scholarship

Deadline: May 3, 2020.  Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link. Return completed application to Guidance. Description: Available to a student who attended Meigs High School all four years and participated in sports at least three out of four years.

NewMHS Athletic Booster Scholarship 

Deadline: May 3, 2020.  Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link. Description: For any Meigs High School senior, who has participated in 3 full athletic seasons.

New1967 Brownell Avenue Graduates Scholarship

Deadline: May 3, 2020.  Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link. Description: Available to a senior who is a natural child or grandchild of at least one Middleport High School Alumnus. Special consideration will be given to a child or grandchild with a connection to a 1967 Middleport High School graduate and/or a 2017 graduate of Meigs High School. Applicant must have a 3.0 unweighted G.P.A. through their first semester of their senior year.

NewSusan G. Park Scholarship

Deadline: May 4, 2020. Application Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link.. Mail to address on application.Description: Applicant must be a direct descendant of a graduate of Middleport High School; therefore, only natural children or grandchildren of at least one Middleport High School Alumnus are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must also have at least a 3.5 GPA including the first semester of their senior year using a non-weighted G.P.A.

NewGary G. Lee Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: May 7, 2020. Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link. Mail to address on application. Description: Eligibility for this scholarship is limited to individuals with a permanent residence in Bedford Township, Meigs County, Ohio at least six months prior to graduating high school and/or six months prior to submitting this application to the selection committee.

NewAPPLICANTS NEED ONLY SUBMIT ONE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ALL POMEROY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS

Due: May 13, 2020 and should be sent to:  Pomeroy Alumni Association  PO Box 202   Pomeroy, Ohio 45769

Application: Submit Required Materials to the Pomeroy Alumni Association.

Pomeroy Alumni Scholarship

Bob and Sheila Eastman Scholarship

Dan & Robert Morris Scholarship

Description: Available to a child or grandchild of a Pomeroy High School Graduate. Applicants should send a grade transcript, a resume of activities and career objectives, a current photo, the name and graduation year of the alumni parent or grandparent and include the name of the educational institution that you plan to attend.

Charles Gibbs Scholarship

Description: Available to a child or grandchild of a Pomeroy High School Graduate who lives in Pomeroy and is majoring in Education. Preference will be given to students attending Rio Grande or Ohio University.  Applicants should send a grade transcript, a resume of activities and career objectives, a current photo, the name and graduation year of the alumni parent or grandparent and include the name of the educational institution that you plan to attend.

NewDill Arnold Cutler Scholarship

Deadline May 15, 2020.  Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link.. Return to the University you plan to attend. Description: Awarded to any Meigs County High School graduate who attends one of the following colleges: Ohio University, University of Rio Grande, or Marietta College. At Ohio University no application is required. At the University of Rio Grande and Marietta College an application must be submitted. An application must be resubmitted each year.

NewKibble Scholarship

Deadline May 15, 2020.  Application: Available in Guidance or it can be printed using this link.. Return to the University you plan to attend.Description: Kibble Foundation Scholarship Grants are available ONLY at the following institutions: The Ohio State University, Ohio University, University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande Community College, Marietta College, Hocking College, and Washington State Community College. Recipients must be US Citizens and graduate of a Meigs County High School. Available only to undergraduate students for both associate degrees and four-year bachelor’s degree. Applicant must be a full-time student. Application may only be submitted to ONE school.

 NewMeigs County Beef Show-Calaway Classic-Two recipients will receive a $250 scholarship. Student must graduate from high school in the spring of 2020, be a Meigs County resident, be a Meigs County Junior Fair Board member or Meigs County Beef Exhibitor, and be enrolled in a four year college or two year grade school in 2020. Scholarship applications can be picked up in the guidance office or printed here

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

Visit 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.

Corporation 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. 

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