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Scholarship Information & Opportunities

The first step to getting financial aid for your college future is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Some other good scholarship resources are:

 

Scholarship Opportunities For 2023-2024

Abigail Bastien Scholarship: This scholarship is open to student athletes at Perkins High School and St. Mary Central Catholic. The deadline to apply is 3 p.m. on Friday, February 23, 2024.  Click here for more information and the application

Buckeye Broadband BCSN Scholarship: Click here for more information and to apply

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Scholarship: This women's honorary educational society will award a scholarship to young woman pursuing a career in education. Click here for more information and to apply. Deadline to apply is April 10.

Democratic Women of Erie County-Dorothy Deering Memorial Scholarship: The Democratic Women of Erie County will be awarding a $500 scholarship to the local female resident who demonstrates the principles of the Democratic Party.  Click here for more information and click here to apply.

Erie County Farm Bureau Scholarship: These $750 scholarships are available to seniors living in Erie County. Click here for more information and to apply.

Erie County Community Foundation Scholarship Program: The Erie County Community Foundation administers more than 50 scholarship funds to help high school and professional school students continue their education. Click here for more information about the various scholarships and how to apply. Click here for the application portal.

Firelands Genealogical Society: The Firelands Genealogical Society is offering one $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who resides within Huron or Erie counties, or are attending school within Huron or Erie counties and who are pursuing careers in education, library science, social studies, administrative & computer technology, or other genealogy related fields of study may apply for the scholarship.  The purpose of this scholarship is to promote interest in genealogy and family history.  Applications must be received on or before February 15, 2024.  Click here for more information and to apply.

Jim Hauser Memorial Scholarship: Click here for more information and here to download the application. The deadline to apply is April 2.

JoAnn Sandra Weiland Lang Memorial Scholarship: Click here for more information about this scholarship. Deadline to apply is March 1.

Danny Lang Memorial Scholarship: Click here for more information and to download the application. Applications are due February 23, 2024.

The Master Gardeners of Erie County: This scholarship is available to a graduating senior pursuing a degree in horticulture, agriculture, environmental studies, forestry, landscaping or related field. Click here for more information and to download the application. Deadline to apply is April 15.

OAPSE-AFSCME Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is for students whose parents are members of OAPSE/AFSCME Local 4/AFL-CIO. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2024. Click here for more information and to apply.

Ohio Gas Association Scholarship: This scholarship is offered to students interested in careers in natural gas. Click here for more information and to apply.

Patterson Family Memorial Educational Scholarship: This scholarship is available to any student planning to pursue post-secondary education. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply March 15.

Perkins Alumni Scholarship: The Perkins Alumni and Friends Association will award up to seven $1,000 to Perkins High School seniors whose parent or grandparent graduated from Perkins High. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 5. Click here for more information and to apply.

Perkins High School Band-David P. Yingling Memorial Scholarship:  At least two $500 scholarships will be awarded to a PHS band member. The deadline to apply March 22, 2024.  Click here for more information and to apply.

Perkins Local School District Board of Education Ambassador Scholarship: One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated scholastic excellence, exemplary leadership, and community service. Click here for more information and to apply.

Perkins Local Schools PTO Service Scholarship: This scholarship is available to Perkins seniors planning to pursue post-secondary education. The deadline to apply is March 22. Click here for more information and to apply.

Perkins Township Police Department Scholarship: This scholarship is available to a graduating senior from PHS with plans to pursue post-secondary education. Priority will be given to students pursuing careers in law enforcement. Click here for more information and to apply. The deadline to apply is April 30.

Trevor Reiderman Memorial Scholarship: Click here for more information on this scholarship. Deadline to apply is February 28.

Sandusky Club of Black Business and Professional Women's Women of LEGACY Honors Scholarship: Click here for more information and to download the application. The deadline to apply is March 4, 2024.

Sandusky Lions Club: This scholarship is for a college bound student who must wear glasses or corrective lenses or is visually impaired. The deadline to apply for this $1,000 scholarship is March 29, 2024. Click here for more information and to apply.

Sandusky Rotary: Four $1,000 scholarships are available to graduating seniors from Perkins High School, Margaretta High School, Sandusky High School, or Sandusky Central Catholic. Click here to download the application. The deadline to apply is March 1.

Chris Smith Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to a Perkins High School senior who has been active in extracurricular activities throughout their high school career. Click here for information and to download the application. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 19.

Alex "Tank" Tetzloff Scholarship: Two $800 scholarship will be given to Perkins wrestlers and football players. Click here for more information and to apply. The deadline to apply March 8.

Charles Waldock Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to a Perkins High School student pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply is March 17.

Zonta Club of Greater Sandusky: Four scholarships of up to $1,000 each will be awarded to four female high school seniors planning to study chemistry, engineering, forensic science, mathematics or pharmacy. The deadline to apply is March 30. Click here for more information and to apply.

Want more scholarship opportunities? Click here to see a comprehensive list of national scholarships. The list is continuously updated, so make sure to check it regularly.


Miscellaneous Scholarships

Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship
Eligibility: The scholarship is open to students at any educational level and field of study.
Amount: $500
Winners: 1
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
Scholarship link: https://bold.org/scholarships/elevate-women-in-technology-scholarship/

Nielsen Rewards No-Essay Scholarship
Eligibility: All students who are passionate about driving innovation in products and online services are welcome to apply for this exclusive scholarship.
Amount: $1,000
Winners: 1
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2023
Scholarship link: https://bold.org/scholarships/nielsen-scholarship/

Sean Carroll's Mindscape Big Picture Scholarship
Eligibility: Students who have a deep curiosity in studying the universe for its own sake may apply to this scholarship.
Amount: $10,000
Winners: 1
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Scholarship link: https://bold.org/scholarships/mindscape/

Kyle Lam Hacker Scholarship
Eligibility: Any undergraduate student who is in a technical field of study may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $5,000
Winners: 1
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2024
Scholarship link: https://bold.org/scholarships/kyle-lam-hacker-scholarship/

“Equal Opportunity” Scholarship
Eligibility: The scholarship is open to students from any field of study who have a 2.0 GPA or higher.
Amount: $1,000
Winners: 2 winners, $500 each
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2024
Scholarship link: https://bold.org/scholarships/equal-opportunity-scholarship/

RonranGlee Literary Scholarship
Eligibility: Any high school senior or two or four-year undergraduate student may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $10,000
Winners: 5 winners, $2,000 each
Application Deadline: Apr 22, 2024
Scholarship link: https://bold.org/scholarships/ronran-glee-literary-scholarship/

Redefining Victory Scholarship
Eligibility: Any student may apply, whether going the traditional 2/4 university route, attending a trade school or certificate program, etc.
Amount: $10,000
Winners: 4 winners, $2,500 each
Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2024
Scholarship link: https://bold.org/scholarships/redefining-victory-scholarship/