The scholarships listed below are scholarships that are sent to the High Schools Guidance Office.  Eligibility Requirements listed on this website are a guideline to give a student an idea about what the scholarship entails and may not cover all the requirements a student must meet to qualify for the scholarship.

AWHS Scholarship Opportunities

Deadline: 2020/02/15 - The National Co-Op Scholarship Program


Deadline: February 15, 2020 (postmark)


To qualify for this scholarship, students must:

  • Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • Apply for admission for the 2020-2021 academic year at institution(s) you select on the scholarship application
  • Meet other merit scholarship criteria as established by the institution(s) selected on the application
  • More information and application at

Deadline: 2020/02/20 - GAR College Scholarship


Deadline: February 20, 2020
Eligibility Requirements

  1. Applicants must be dependent children of full-time employees in the financial services industry (commercial banks, investment banks, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, fund and asset management companies, credit card and finance companies and similar businesses as determined by the Foundation). Employees must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in this field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to the GAR Scholarship application closing date (which is located on the top of the application).
  2. Students must be graduating high school seniors who are enrolling as full time first year students in pursuit of a four-year bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States.
  3. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and rank in the top 20% of their class.
  4. Students must demonstrate financial need.
  5. Students must be a US citizen or legal resident.

Application available online at

Deadline: 2019/11/05 - Elks Most Valuable Student


Deadline: November 5th


  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • You must have taken either the ACT or SAT on or before October 5, 2019.

Application available at

Deadline: 2019/10/25 - Old Newsboys


Deadline: October 25, 2019 (Receipt)

  • Likelihood of obtaining sufficient financial support from other sources to reach the student's stated goals
  • Academic achievement at the high school level
  • Involvement in extra-curricular and community affairs
  • Commitment to completion of preparation for a successful professional or technical career


Deadline: 2019/12/09 - BGSU Alumni Laureate


Deadline: December 9, 2019 - this is not a postmark deadline but a received by deadline

The scholarship currently covers the cost of any educational expenses up to the cost of full-time in-state undergraduate tuition, for eight uninterrupted fall and spring semesters, and includes a $1,000 book award each year. Receipt of the scholarship is contingent upon continuously meeting program criterion and expectations as set by the Program Advisor.

The program allows students to take part in leadership workshops, community engagement activities, and meetings with university, community and alumni leaders and volunteers. The ALS program also includes monthly cohort meetings, one-on-ones with the program adviser , and the opportunity to serve BGSU and the local community.

Applicants must be incoming, first-time students enrolled at BGSU who demonstrate a commitment to leadership and community service. Applicants must also:

Be admitted to BGSU  main campus  prior to 11:59pm on December 9, 2019

Submit a completed Honors College application prior to 11:59pm on December 9, 2019

Hold a 3.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale on file with the Office of Admissions by 11:59pm on December 9, 2019

Score a minimum of 27 (composite) on the ACT or combined score of 1280 on the SAT on file with the Office of Admissions by 11:59pm on December 9, 2019

Be available to participate in selection weekend, January 31st and February 1st.

Financial need may be considered, but is not a requirement to apply

It is strongly encouraged that applicants complete a FAFSA form, listing BGSU as one of the schools that should receive the data from the form.

Multiple finalists will have the opportunity to interview on campus with the selection committee. As many as six recipients will be chosen to enter the program each year.

We look forward to getting to know you to determine if the BGSU Alumni Laureate Scholarship is the right fit for you. Please do not hesitate to contact at with any questions or concerns.

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Deadline: 2019/10/31 - Coca-Cola Scholars


Deadline: October 31, 2019

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 31st class in 2018, the Foundation has provided over 6,150 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $69 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be:

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2019-2020 academic school year
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
  • Will receive high school diploma during current academic year
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

Applicants may not be:

  • Children or grandchildren of employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries.
  • International students (with the exception of students at DoD schools)
  • High school graduates
  • Temporary residents

Apply online at

Deadline: 2019/10/25 - Horatio Alger Association National Scholarship


Deadline: October 25, 2019
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2020 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
  • Be a United States citizen

Online application available at

Deadline: 2020/01/20 - George Washington Crossing Scholarship


Deadline: January 20, 2020

Competition open to all high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government.  All awards are for one year

Scholarships of $500 to $5,000 for students planing careers in government service, for study at the college of recipients' choice.

Application and more information available at

Deadline: 2019/12/06 - Buckeye Broadband Scholastic Spotlight Scholarship


Deadline: September 27 and December 6, 2019

To provide one-time scholarships to graduating high school seniors currently attending a school in the Buckeye Broadband Toledo service area to spotlight their academic achievements. Applicants should be entering an accredited school of higher education in the United States in the fall of 2020. Scholarships can be used toward tuition, on campus room & board, books, and fees.

Throughout the school year, a total of eight (8) Scholastic Spotlights will be chosen by a committee comprised of representatives from the Toledo Community Foundation.

Each Scholastic Spotlight will be:

  • Recognized on Buckeye Broadband channels for a 3 week period;
  • Awarded a one-time $1,000.00 scholarship to use at an accredited post-secondary institution;
  •  Considered for Scholar of the Year; and
  • Invited to the BCAN Showcase Ceremony where the Scholar of the Year is announced.

Applications come back to the AWHS Counseling Office.  AWHS is then able to forward 2 applications for consideration on September 27th and 2 applications for consideration on December 6th.


The selection criteria include the following in order of significance:

  1. Scholastic aptitude (test scores);
  2. Prior academic achievement (cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher);
  3. Financial need (finalists are required to bring a copy of parent/guardian’s last income tax return to the interview);
  4. Individual motivation, ability and potential;
  5. Extracurricular activities;
  6. Recommendation Letters;

Application is available at