Scholarships

Below are the known Scholarships by Claymont City Schools High School Guidance Office:

Tuscarawas County high school graduates are eligible to apply for the First Town Days Al Maloney Memorial Scholarship.  Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded this year.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is June 1, 2018.

One scholarship per high school is awarded for students interested in attending a Buckeye Career Center Adult Education program.  Students must have above-average attendance and display goal-oriented characteristics.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is May 1, 2018.

The Clayland Lions Club is honored to provide three $500 scholarships in memory of Bill Lee, Jack Pancher, and Bill McGinnis, all of whom worked tirelessly to improve the organization and community.  These scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors who will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 27, 2018.

The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition will be offered to students at Tuscarawas County school districts on a rotational basis with the goal of aiding current seniors to continue their efforts towards obtaining a Certificate/Associate or Bachelor's degree.  One $500 scholarship will be awarded.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 21, 2018.

Three $250 scholarships will be awarded.  The scholarships are open to veterans and families of veterans.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 20, 2018.

The E.F. McCarroll scholarship will be awarded to Claymont High School students entering the field of education.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 20, 2018.

The Dennison Rotary Club will award two (2) $1,000 scholarships.  Students must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 20, 2018.

Scholarships will be awarded in memory of James & Betty Connolly to graduating seniors of CHS.  Preference will be given to Mock Trial participants but any senior can apply.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 20, 2018.

Isabel Bear was a former educator at Claymont Schools and a scholarship is awarded each year to a CHS senior in her memory.  Education majors preferably but any student can apply.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 20, 2018.

Applications for the Margaret Laporte Memorial Scholarship are available in the guidance office.  Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded this year.  Deadline to apply is April 20, 2018.

This scholarship is open to any student residing within the Claymont School District, or active in any church whose pastor is a member of the Twin City Ministerial Association.  A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 16, 2018.

The Uhrichsville Eagles will award a $500 scholarship to a Claymont graduate.  Student must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.0 or higher and student must demonstrate financial need.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 13, 2018.

The Ryan Peterman Memorial Scholarship fund will provide $500 scholarships to four Claymont graduates.  Four recipients will be chosen:  two boys and two girls.  The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 9, 2018.

The Senior Class Officers will be awarding five ($250) scholarships to five graduating seniors from Claymont High School. The scholarship award can be used for books, course materials, or any other school expenses associated with your post-secondary program.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 9, 2018.

Class of 2018 - 15 scholarships in the amount of $4,000 per year are being offered to Ohio seniors.  Scholarships are renewable and will be accepted from February 15th until April 5th.  Eligibility is primarily based upon financial need.  The EFC on your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) must be less than 7,000 to apply.  If you meet these criteria, you can apply online at www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org.

To be eligible, the applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

-Be a resident of the 30-county COAD service area for at least one year

-Reside in a household with a total annual income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines

-Have obtained or will obtain a high school degree

-Show proof of acceptance by an accredited 2-year or 4-year institution of higher education

Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 1, 2018.

The Uhrichsville Elks will award a $1,000 Thomas R. Morris Scholarship to a graduating Claymont senior.  Applications are available for pick-up at the Uhrichsville Elks after 3:00pm.  Students who are planning to attend a college, university, or technical school in Ohio are eligible to apply.  Deadline to apply is April 1, 2018.

This $1,000 award is intended to provide financial assistance to a graduating senior who will be majoring in Human Resources.  Student must be a resident of Tuscarawas County.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 31, 2018. 

The Richard Ronald Memorial scholarship is available to graduates of a Tuscarawas County High School.  Graduating seniors or first and second year college students may apply.  The applicants must have at least a 2.8 GPA.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 30, 2018.

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a desrving and qualified senior student from CHS.  The winning student will show a successful high school experience, with a balanced mix of scholarship (minimum 2.9 GPA), activities, and service to the school and community.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 29, 2018.

The Thomas J. Patton/YMCA Scholarship is awarded each year to four (4) area students who have been active at the Tuscarawas County YMCA through leadership activities and program participation.  Special consideration is given to those individuals who have provided volunteer leadership.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

This scholarship is available to those graduating seniors who plan to pursue FIREFIGHTER TRAINING OR PARAMEDIC TRAINING.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 21, 2018.

The Mills Family awards a $2,000 non-renewable scholarship to a Claymont High School senior.  The scholarship is based on the following criteria:  Hard-work and Dedication, Leadership, and Exemplifying great character while representing Claymont High School.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 16, 2018.

Candidates must attend a high school located in Tuscarawas County, must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and have plans to pursue advanced education.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 16, 2018.

This award will be presented to a graduating high school senior who has shown interest in our local history through various volunteer activities.  Applicant must have an appreciation of history shown by volunteer services to organizations in Tuscarawas and Carroll  Counties.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 15, 2018.

The Gonzales 8-11 Scholarship is given in memory of Dr. Felipe (Phil) and Norma Gonzales. They devoted their lives to providing healthcare to the Twin Cities. They were married on August 11, 1956 (8-11). Phil passed away in 2004. Norma joined him in life eternal on August 11, 2017 (8-11). The winner of the scholarship will be awarded $811 toward his or her educational expenses.

The criteria for the scholarship award are as follows: Senior pursuing a degree or certification at an accredited institution in the healthcare field. This can include EMT, CNA or dental hygiene/assistant careers; Must be in good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher); Must demonstrate financial need. Please include a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) summary from the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 11, 2018.

Consideration for this scholarship is given to students with a 3.5 or higher grade point average who will enter a four-year program.  Scholarships are chosen on a point system according to need, grades, school activities, ACT scores, references, and an essay.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 9, 2018.

Scholarships will be awarded to CHS graduates this year.  The decision of scholarship recipients will be determined by a committee of CEA members and based upon application information, student need, and curricular and extra-curricular accomplishments.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 2, 2018.

The Robert Miller Scholarship was established to financially assist graduating seniors of Claymont High School who are planning on pursuing education at an accredited four-year college or university.  Preference is given to those attending OSU and those majoring in engineering.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 2, 2018.

Students who plan to pursue a career in agriculture or an agriculture-related field are encouraged to apply, although any student can apply.  Applicants must be a resident of Tuscarawas County, a current high school senior or enrolled college student in good academic standing.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 2, 2018.

Scholarships of up to $3,500 may be awarded to entering freshmen, historically underrepresented, based on the criteria listed below. Recipients must be degree seeking and have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or minimum composite ACT score of 20 or minimum SAT score of 1020 (total score on SAT taken on or after March 1, 2017) or minimum SAT score of 950 (combined critical reading and math score on SAT taken before March 1, 2017).

Criteria may include: Ohio and Non-Ohio Residency; Ohio County of Residence; location of high school attended; financial need/economic background; extracurricular activities; first generation college attendance; evidence of leadership ability; creativity; community involvement; and students with a history of overcoming adversity.

Consideration will also be given to students from urban areas and Appalachian counties.

This scholarship is renewable provided that the student has successfully completed a minimum of 12 credits for Fall and 12 credits for spring each year AND has a 2.75 cumulative GPA by the end of each spring semester.

The OAPSE Memorial Scholarship Foundation Program is available to any graduating high school senior whose parent or legal guardian is a member in good standing of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE).  Scholarships of $2,500 each are awarded to the winners selected from the applicants who meet the eligibility requirements.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2018.

The Claymont Foundation will award financial scholarships to Claymont High School seniors who will continue their education by attending a technical trade school, community college, or university.  This is the MERIT BASED application.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is February 23, 2018.

The Claymont Foundation will award financial scholarships to Claymont High School seniors who will continue their education by attending a technical trade school, community college, or university. 

The Claymont Foundation has received a bequest from the Estate of Lois J. Sproul to establish scholarships for needy children.  The primary criteria for qualification is demonstrating financial need.  Applicants who will be applying for the Paul and Lois Sproul scholarship must complete the application as well as submit a copy of their parent's or head of household's most recently filed federal income tax return.

Students CANNOT apply for both the Merit Based and Need Based scholarship; they must choose one.

Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is February 23, 2018.

Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Claymont graduating seniors in honor or and in memory of Mrs. Barb Bollon.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is Friday, February 16th, 2018.

The Aultcare Leadership & Service Scholarship Award embodies the importance of initiative, advocacy, merit, and quality.  

The criteria for ths scholarship award are as follows:  Senior pursuing a two or four year degree at an accredited school, senior must have a 3.0 or higher GPA, senior must participate on a high school sports team, senior demonstrates that he/she is a service-oriented leader either at school or in their community, and senior demonstrates financial need to continue his/her education.

Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is February 8, 2018.

If your parents or guardian are members of Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative, Inc. and you have a 3.5 or better cumulative GPA, then you are eligible for this scholarship!  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to submit your application is Friday, February 2, 2018.

The Ohio State University Alumni Scholars Program (ASP) is intended to recruit and provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding incoming freshmen.  The standards of selection for this aware are: accepted to The Ohio State University, demonstrates involvement in school and community activities, and shows a sound interest and positive attitude toward college work.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is January 19, 2018.

The Mensa Education and Research Foundation is offering scholarships for students of all ages.  The application period is open from September 15 through January 15.  Members of American Mensa as well as non-members may apply to the scholarship program.  Applicants are required to submit an essay to be considered.  Grades, academic program, and/or financial need are not included in the final determination of scholarship recipients.  Find out more by visiting mensafoundation.org.