Free money? Yes, please. Scholarships are a well-known form of gift aid that doesn’t require repayment. We consider a variety of factors when awarding them, including academic achievement, talent, leadership, geographical location, field of study, or financial need. WSCC students can benefit from multiple sources of scholarships, including institutional scholarships as well as WSCC Foundation scholarships. Be sure to pay attention to scholarship requirements and deadlines.

Fall 2020 Scholarship Opportunities - One and Done

WSCC is simplifying the scholarship search! One application. One deadline. Thousands of dollars in scholarships at your fingertips. Whether you are a high school senior, current WSCC student or a returning student, you only complete one application. Your application, GPA, and credits earned are then used to enter you for multiple competitive scholarships.

To Be Considered, all applicants must complete the following by March 15, 2020:

  • Submit a complete scholarship application - The scholarship application deadline has passed.
  • Been accepted to Washington State Community College
  • Submit a 2020/2021 FAFSA to Washington State Community College
  • The Washington Scholars Award and some Foundation Scholarships require a recommendation. Please send the letter of recommendation or the completed recommendation form to WSCC Financial Aid, 710 Colegate Dr., Marietta, OH 45750 or finaid@wscc.edu.

Foundation Scholarships

The WSCC Foundation, through the generosity of donors, awards scholarships to students who are pursuing certificates or degrees at Washington State.

Click here to learn more

WSCC Scholarship Program: For High School Seniors

The WSCC High School Senior scholarship descriptions are below. For consideration, please apply to Washington State, have a completed FAFSA on file, and a scholarship application turned in no later than March 15, 2019.

Washington Scholars Award

Washington Scholars Award is a competitive scholarship in the amount of full-tuition (up to $4,500 per academic year), renewable for two years for a total of $9,000. The recipients will be selected from students who meet the criteria for the Presidential Scholarship. In addition to the requirements of the Presidential Scholarship, all students wishing to be considered for the Washington Scholars Award must submit a letter of recommendation or recommendation form from a non-family member. Finalists for the Washington Scholars Award will be invited to campus for an interview and winners will be selected after the interviews are completed.

If selected, the recipient must provide 40 hours of service to the college per semester and will be eligible for a $500 Honors Program text book award if accepted into the Honors Program. The scholarship will be renewable.

For consideration, students must be accepted to WSCC and submit the following by March 15, 2020:

  • The "One" WSCC Scholarship application 
  • 2020-21 FAFSA
  • Letter of recommendation or recommendation form
Presidential Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for $2,000 per academic year, renewable for two years for a total of $4,000. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 or a minimum of a 23 composite score on the ACT. Candidates must also test college-ready. Recipients will also be eligible for the $500 Honors Program text book award if accepted into the Honors Program.

For consideration, students must be accepted to WSCC and submit the following by March 15, 2020:

  • The "One" WSCC Scholarship application
  • 2020-21 FAFSA
Dean's Scholarship

The Dean's Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for $1,000 per academic year, renewable for two years for a total of $2,000. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or a minimum of a 20 composite score on the ACT. Candidates must also test college-ready. Recipients will be eligible for the $500 Honors Program text book award if accepted into the Honors Program.

For consideration, students must be accepted to WSCC and submit the following by March 15, 2020:

  • The "One" WSCC Scholarship application
  • 2020-21 FAFSA
Tech Prep Scholarship

The Tech Prep Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for $500-$2000 per academic year. This scholarship is renewable for two years and open to Ohio residents only that are also attending a career center.

For consideration, students must be accepted to WSCC and submit the following by March 15, 2020:

  • The "One" WSCC Scholarship application
  • 2020-21 FAFSA

WSCC Scholarship Program: For HS Graduates/Current Students

The WSCC HS Graduate/Current Student scholarship descriptions are below. For consideration, please apply to Washington State, have a completed FAFSA on file, as well as a scholarship application.

Continuing Student Award

Continuing Student Award is a competitive scholarship for up to $1,000 to be split over Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters. To be eligible, students must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours at WSCC by the end of Spring 2020 semester. Award amounts are based on a sliding scale that recognizes both academic merit and financial need. This scholarship is non-renewable. Students must be enrolled at WSCC, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, be in good standing with Satisfactory Academic Progress, and be registered for 6 or more credit hours per semester.

For consideration, students must submit the following by March 15, 2020:

  • The "One" WSCC Scholarship Application
  • 2020-21 FAFSA

Other Scholarships

Additional scholarship opportunities, like the ones below, may also be available from your local community. Be sure to check with your employer, church, and local civic organizations for more information.

Allen Endowment Scholarship

Applicant must be a woman from Ohio pursuing her first undergraduate degree. She must also have graduated from an Ohio high school, or be at least 30 years old and a resident of the state.

Apply by April 1, 2020.

F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2020

F.A. Davis is proud to offer annual scholarships to support those aspiring to work in healthcare. These scholarships reflect our continuing commitment to the education of nurses and health care professionals and their commitment to quality health care for all of us. It recognizes the challenging yet rewarding path these students have embarked on and the very special nature of those who have chosen to devote themselves to providing quality care.

About F.A. Davis' 2020 Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Must be currently pursuing one of the following degrees or certifications: LPN/LVN, RN, BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, DNP, OT, OTA, OTD, PT, PTA, DPT, MLS, MLT, AT, MA, PA, CST, or comparable health science specialty.
  • Must be enrolled for the Spring 2020 semester.
  • Must be a student in good standing with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Must be a student in the U.S. or Canada (Must be a citizen, legal resident, or holder of a valid student visa)

Requirements: All applications must be submitted using the link on this page.

  • Proof of current enrollment, delivered as one of the following: enrollment verification letter, acceptance letter, course registration for upcoming semester, screenshot of unofficial transcript.
  • Introduction: In 100-200 words, tell us about yourself. Why are you applying for this scholarship? Feel free to include fun facts, an appropriate photograph, or anything that you feel would make you stand out.
  • Short Essay: In 300-600 words, write about the following: Why have you chosen to pursue a career in health care and what are the key qualities you possess that will help you be successful?

Questions should be directed to scholarship@fadavis.com.

More information can be found at https://www.fadavis.com/scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

  • Awards to be granted: 3 awards of $1,000 each.
  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2020
  • Winners Announced: June 2020

Apply Now

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Scholarship Opportunities

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is honored to support over 280 donor-established scholarship funds in sustaining the continued educational pursuits of the region’s students. And we take pride in honoring the legacy and story behind each fund.

2020 Scholarship Applications will open February 15, 2020 and remain open until March 15, 2020.

  • Applications are available here (PDF).
  • For Updates on 2020 Scholarships, Sign Up for FAO’s E-Newsletter.
  • For a full list of FAO scholarships and descriptions, as well as additional scholarship opportunities in the region, click here (PDF).
Kibble Foundation Scholarship

Kibble Foundation Scholarship Grants are available to graduates of a Meigs County High School and residents of Meigs County's Columbia Township who graduate from Alexander High School. For more information on qualifications, please review the application. Deadline is May 15th and applications and materials must be returned to the Office of Financial Aid at WSCC.

For consideration, students must submit the following by May 15, 2020:

Kibble Foundation Scholarship Application

Marietta Community Foundation

How to Apply

Application Deadline: Extended to April 10, 2020

Marietta Community Foundation Scholarship Application

McCann Scholarship

J. Bryan and Norma R. McCann Charitable and Educational Trust is a scholarship available to graduating Seniors and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year College students who are graduates of Fort Frye High School or any public or private high school in Washington County, Ohio.

For consideration, students must submit the following by April 25, 2020:

New applicants must also provide:

  • At least two Letters of Recommendation
  • Evidence of acceptance to school
Other Scholarships

Ohio Gas Association Scholarship Foundation
https://www.ohiogasassoc.org/guidelines-application-form/

Civil Rights Transportation Symposium Scholarship
https://transportation.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odot/about-us/conferences/civil-rights-transportation-symposium/scholarships-awards/scholarships

Tuscarawas Valley Desk and Derrick Club Scholarship
https://theeducationaltrust.org/

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International The Dr. Marian Kurner Aspiring Young Education Award
https://www.flsd.k12.oh.us/docs/district/depts/20/2018%20deltakappagamma.pdf?id=543

The William D. Squires Scholarship
https://wmdsquiresfoundation.org/

ParMar Stores Scholarship Program
https://www.parmarstores.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Application-for-Scholarship.pdf

Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development
http://www.coadinc.org/15-scholarships