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Ridgewood
Local School District

301 South Oak Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
Telephone: 740-545-6354
Fax: 740-545-6336
High School
602 Johnson Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
740-545-6345: Phone
740-545-5311: Fax

Dollars for Scholars

 
 
Seniors, please click here to view the application for Dollars for Scholars and click the link below to view the attached document on how to apply for Dollars for Scholars scholarship money. Applications are ro be submitted by FEBRUARY 28, 2019! 
 

Scholarships

Scholarships 2021 -2022


 


Welcome Class of 2023


Berkshire Hathaway Home Services: Stouffer Realty
A Trade School & College Scholarship oppportunity for 3 high school seniors called the 2022-2023 Dream...Innovate...Grow Scholarship. Each scholarship is valued at $1000 per year for up to four years. Submission Deadline is by Wendesday, March 1, 2023 by 3 PM. The  opportuniity is for students in the company's sales footprint and Coshocton is included. The winners are to have excelled academically with a minimum of 3.0 and will be evaluated upon all academic work completed through the first semester of the senior year; have been involved as a leader, volunteer, and have character, and a positive attitude with fellow students, the community, charity, and school related activities. The nominees will have been accepted as a full-time student (enrolled for at least 12 fall semester hours) at a college, university or trade school. The application includes an endorsement by school official, and letter of recommendation and a 500 word BHHS " Dream, Innovate, Grow" essay question.
If interested, see Ms. Collins for a copy of the application.

McWane Scholarship for Skilled Trades
2 year, $1,000 scholarship eligible for renewal annually
Must be a current high school graduation senior, or have a high school diploma or GED
Be enrolled or plan to be in a trade related program in the fall of 2023 at an accredited two year college, vocational or technical school in the U.S. *4 year degree or bachelor programs are not eligible.
Applications accepted Oct. 7 2022 - Jan. 31, 2023

Hagan Scholarship
Application deadline is December 1, 2022

Student Scholarships.org for a number of scholarship opportunities. Make sure you thoroughly read through the requirements.

Southeast Region of Ohio School Boards Association offers a " book grant" to be awarded to one or more high school seniors who are interested in teaching or working with children and are planning to attend an accredited Ohio college, university, career technical school or technical college. Go to www.ohioschoolboards.org. Click on "Information Center"; click on 'OSBA








Welcome to the 2021 - 2022 Scholarship Page



The Coshocton County Boards of Realtors Scholarship is now available and in a folder by Room 104. Ms. Collins will add the required transcript. Due date to Ms. Collins is March 15, 2022 by 3 PM.

Ohio Gas Association Scholarship Foundation. Scholarships are limited to undergraduate college, technical and trade schools.
Applications accepted January 10 - March 31, 2022
$1000 annual scholarship may be renewed up to 3 years. Minimum criteria:career in the natural gas or related energy field; Legal resident or US citizen;Ohio resident attending an Ohio accredited college, university, technical or trade school; have GPA of 3.0 or higher; 2 letters of recommendation. See Ms. Collins for a copy of this application.

Virginia Stevens Memorial Athletic Scholarship: Recipient will be a high school female senior who will attend a degree granting  college or univeristy and who has participated in one, two or more Ridgewood High School Sports programs. Pick up an application from Ms. Collins. Due 03/15.2022.

West Lafayette Community Scholarship is available:  Recipient  will be a Ridgewood High School senior who will be attending a degree granting institution, college or university after high school. This application must be submitted with a recommendation from the applicant's minister, guidance counselor or Ridgewood faculty member. Pick up application from Ms. Collins. Due 03/15/2022. 

Ben Stevens, Mike Gress,and Mark Gress Memorial Scholarship is available. Recipient(s) will be a Ridgewood high school senior  who will attend a degree granting university or college who has participated in one, two, or more Ridgewood High School sports programs. Pick up and application from Ms. Collins. Due 03/15/21. 

Travis A. Brown Memorial Scholarship is now available. This is a $500 scholarship. Requirements include having a GPA of 3.0 or higher and participating on a Ridgewood varsity team.  See Ms. Collins' folders for a copy. This is due on or before March 15, 2022,


Graclynn Rose Young Memorial Scholarhip
Requirements: This scholarship will be awarded to a Ridgewood Class of 2022 graduating senior who is pursuing a career in nursing or early childhood education or as an elementary or middle school or high school educator. Check the table next to Ms. Collins' room for a copy. Please bring completed application by 3 PM on or before Monday, March 15, 2022 to Room 104.

Ridgewood Education Association Scholarship Application  is now available. Check the table next to Ms. Collins' toom for a copy. Number of awards to be determined. Please bring completed applications to Room 104 by 3 PM on or before Monday, March 15, 2022. 

Corporation For Ohio Appalachian Development iavailable.  This one takes some time so begin working on it now. See Ms. Collins' files outside Room 104 for a copy of the application. The deadline for the application is a postmark of MAY 1, 2022. This is an application you are responsible for sending or delivering to Kno-Ho-CO Ashland C.A.C., 120 N. 4th Street ,Coshocton, Ohio In addition to having proof of acceptance to a 2 or 4 year institution of higher learning, earning a high school diploma or GED, and living in the 30 county area, you must reside in a household with a total income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.
Number of persons in household: 200% Poverty Guideline

1          $27,180

2          $36,620

3          $46,060

4          $55,500

5          $64,940

6          $74,380

7             $83,820

8        $93,260

*Each Additional person adds $9,440

Coshocton Regional Medical Center will be awarding scholarships to area high school seniors that plan to pursue a career in the Healthcare field.See Ms. Collins for a copy
Requirements:
  1. Must be a High School Senior.
  2. Must attend one of the following schools:  Coshocton County Career Center, Coshocton High School, Newcomerstown High School, Ridgewood High School, or River View High School.
  3. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
  4. Must be going on to pursue a career in healthcare or related field.
  5. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student from each of the five schools.
  6. Application must be returned by March 25, 2022. We prefer that they be mailed, faxed, or emailed to us.
Mail:  CRMC, Attn: Susie Eveland ,PO Box 1330, Coshocton, OH 43812
Fax:  740.622.6242 – Attention: Susie

Rotary Scholarship Application is now available. See Ms. Collins for an application. This is a $500 scholarship for a graduating senior who will be attending a post secondary institution. Application in folder outside Ms. Collins' room. Due date to Ms. Collins is February 25, 2022.

Coshocton Community Choir Bachert Scholarship is available. See the table next to Ms. Collins' room for an application. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a Coshocton County senior or a current/former member of the Community Choir to pursue further musical study. Completed application must be received no later than Friday, April 8, 2021. This is one you send  to the choir's office

 This year the Newcomerstown Elks will award Warner/ Rehard Scholarships  and another in memory of Ed Harstine. The  Newcomerstown Elks application is now available. Check the table next to Ms. Collins' room for a copy. The application includes a 300 word statement concerning your vocational and professional goals, a transcript which Ms. Collins will add, a 200 word or less statement from parent/guardian concerning financial obligations. This completed application can be turned in at any time, the DEADLINE to turn this into Ms. Collins is May 1, 2021. 

The Deerassic Park Education Center is making available 5 scholarships worth $1,000 each. There are awarded through competitive judging of the applications. Students from Coshocton County are eligible. a minimum 3.0 GPA is required. This application does include an essay. Prompts are:
How has outdoor education and recreation impacted your life and education to this point? and
How would you implement increased outdoor education in schools with the goal of reaching more youth? You send and applications must be postmarked no later than April 29,2022 or emailed to [email protected] Pick up and application at the table next to Ms.Collins' room.


We are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Medical Mutual Scholarship Fund for Customer Schools.Through this program, seniors graduating from Ohio school districts that carry Medical Mutual insurance are now eligible to apply online for a one-time $1,000 scholarship toward college tuition.   Additionally, six top applicants across the state will receive a $10,000 award for their outstanding academic and community service efforts. 
 Below is a brief outline of the required materials and application process: 
 Student Materials 
·       One-page essay that includes the student’s college major and describes how receiving a scholarship would impact their life.
·       Current official transcript 
·       Student Aid Report from FAFSA 
 Online Application  
 The deadline for applications is April 1, 2022, at 5 p.m. 
 We are honored to play a role in helping prepare the young people of Ohio for a bright future.  If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Alicia Szempruch at [email protected]

THE COSHOCTON FOUNDATION Scholarship IS NOW AVAILABLE! Go to https.//www.coshoctonfoundation.org
First, go to the Foundation online and click on Scholarships; read the directions, next go to the list of scholarships available for Ridgewood; read through the requirements for each and make a list of those you qualify for; 
Next,  you will see a place to click on the application. This is the application you use for all the scholarships you apply for. You are responsible for printing each one and turning it in to Ms. Collins by the  February 25, 2022 deadline. *Some of the scholarships will have additional requirements, make sure you fulfill those and have them attached to that scholarship when you turn it it. 
Ms. Collins will have tables set up with designated spots in Room 104 for each of the scholarships in her room. Quietly come in when you have completed applications and place each in the correct box.
Do not ask guidance for transcripts, Ms. Collins will attach them after the applications are turned in. (Guidance will be busy scheduling and this streamlines the process.)
You do need your picture attached to each application you turn in. That can be a paper copy, PAPERCLIP your photo to  each application and put your name on the back of it.
Any questions, email Ms. Collins or stop in with questions.


If you play the piano, see Ms. Collins for information on the Edward E Montgomery,Jr., competition. The Junior Division is for grades 7, 8, and 9, the Senior Division grades 10-12. Audition CD's must be submitted to the Montgomery Foundation office at 365 North Whitewoman Street by Thursday, March 10,2022. 

Racial Justice Essay and Arts Contest. More than $5000 in cash prizes distributed among winners. Open to 9-12 graders in Coshocton County. Essay Contest - 800 to 1000 word essay that uses a specific historical event to make connections between the past and the present and to offer insights into how this history can be overcome to change current realities. Deadline May 1, 2022. Visual Arts Contest- Create ann original painting, drawing, sculpture,photograph, or digital print that connects a theme or topic of racial injustice to a specific historical event. Submissions must be accompanied by a brief artist's statement. Deadline March 11, 2022. For more infomation visit https://sites.google.com/eji.org/coshoctonessayandartscontest/ or email [email protected].

Susan Writing Scholarship opportunity. 5 - $1000 scholarships. Submit 2 original pieces writing, completed application, goals of writer. Do not submit literary anaylsis, must be writing expression personal opinions, reflections, beliefs, lessons learned. See Ms. Collins for more information and application. Must be mailed or emailed by Friday, Feb. 4,2022.

Coshocton County Farm Bureau Scholarship requires the applicant's parent/guardian must be a Coshocton County Farm Bureau member. Students must be attending a 2 or 4 year school majoring in agriculture or an agricultural - related field. Students must have a 2.5 Cumulative GPA. The award is given AFTER student submits a current college transcript but must be within 18 months of the award date.  Go to coshocton.ofbf.org for more information.

The West Lafayette and Ridgewood Alumni Sponsored Scholarship Application in now available. The Alumni will be awarding 3 - $1,000 scholarships. Due date is on or before 3 o'clock on Monday, February 14. Pick up your copy of  the application form the file folder outside of  Room 104.
If you have any questions, see Ms. Collins.

Coshocton Dulcimer Days will present a $500 scholarship to one graduate from each of the Coshocton County Schools who is going to  further studies in MUSIC.  Due date is on or before 3 o'clock on Monday, February 14. Pick up your copy of  the application form the file folder outside of  Room 104.
If you have any questions, see Ms. Collins.

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio offers a variety of scholarship opportunities. Due date for those is March 15, 2022. For information regarding those scholarships, eligibility, application forms, and guidelines may be downloaded in PDF format. Go to www.appalachianohio.org/scholarshipapplications and if you have any questions concerning them go to [email protected]

Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative  is sponsoring a YOUTH TOUR contest. Application deadline is Friday, March 4, 2022. The rules and application can be accessed at www.gmenergy.com/youth-tour

2022 LABOR ESSAY SCHOLARHIP CONTEST: Two winners will be awarded a scholarship prize of $1000 each. Essays should include research and discussion of the efffects of the National Labor Relations Act, Taft - Hartley Act, and other labor reforms on workers' rights. Go to https://aflcio.org/knox-central-labor-council for more information.

The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Foundation offers a $ 1000 annual scholarship. The application does include a required essay of no less than 250 words detailing your career goals related to the natural gas and oil industry and how your degree will help you achieve those goals. Must have GPA of 2.5 or higher.  See Ms. Collins for a copy of the application or go to oogeep.org/teacher-students/scholarships Must be completed and returned with attachments no later than March 1, 2022.

OAPSE/AFSCME MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION PROGRAM - Ohio Association of Public School Employees
Scholarship available to any graduating high school senior whose parent or legal guardian has been a member in good standing of the Ohio Assoc. of Public Employees for one year. Graduating senior must intend to enroll in a full-time degree program in any 2 or 4 year accredited university, college, business or technical school. Award is $2500.00 to one person in each of the OAPSE/AFSCME districts. See Ms. Collins for a copy of the application.You must have sent it with a postmark NO LATER than March 1, 2022.
Begin filling out Dollars for Scholars! 
This opportunity is for a graduating senior who is pursuing ANY further training, from earning certification to a college degree and more.Don't miss this opportunity. When you fill out the application, for the transcript request, identify  Mrs. Ionno, counselor, and for the reference identify Mrs. Ionno. Go to coshoctoncounty.dollarsforscholars.org  then in the upper right corner click the Students and Parents tab, next scroll to the bottom of the page and click "login"


The Frontier Power Company participates in many projects involving the youth of our area. Your family must be Frontier Power customers.

Scholarships are offered to qualifying students : GO to www.frontier-power.com under Youth Opportunities Tab

Children of Members Scholarship Information

Children of Members Scholarship Application   - Deadline is February 7, 2022.

Youth Tour Application - Deadline is February 7, 2022

THE 2022 YOUTH TOUR WILL TAKE PLACE JUNE 18TH - 24TH.

GUERNSEY-MUSKINGUM ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE,INC. is offering three scholarships opportunites available to AREA students. The Children of Members Scholarship is for graduating seniors with a 3.5 (4 pt. scale) or better. Application deadline is FRIDAY, FEB. 4, 2022. The next is the TOUCHSTONE ENERGY ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP for students who have overcome unique personal challenge with minimum 2.75 (4 pt. scale). Application deadline is FRIDAY, FEB. 4, 2022. Finally,  THE GUERNSEY-MUSKINGUMELECTRIC COOPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF JERRY KACKLEY. This is for a senior with a 3.0 (4 pt. scale) or better. Emphasis for this will be community service and scholarship. Application deadline is FRIDAY, FEB. 4, 2022. See Ms. Collins for more an application.

For a variety of scholarships with due dates presently in December, January and February, go to https://studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php

Another resource is www.fastweb.com

Scholarship opportunity for those who plan to be teachers. Southeast Region Education Book Grant applications is available at www.ohio schoolboards.org. See Ms. Collins for an information sheet and paper copy of the application. DUE DATE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED - DECEMBER 1, 2021. This is for a senior, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, an ACT/SAT score, demonstrating potential as an educational leader.
*The VFW 's America: "Where do we go from here?" patriotic audio essay competition's student entry deadline is October 31, 2021. This is open to 9 - 12 grades. Winners will be awarded an all expense paid trip to Washington DC. $154,000 dollars in awards will be made to the winners. See Ms. Collins for more information. 

The Muskingum Chapter of the DAR GOOD CITIZENSHIP program will recognize an outstanding senior who demonstrates the qualities of a good citizen. See Ms. Collins if you are interested. This requires an essay and two letters of recommendation. Material must be to the DAR by November 2, 2021.

*The DAR also has an opportunity for grades 9 - 12. This is an essay contest. This year's topic is " Select a figure from the era of the American Revolution, who he or she was and his/her contribution to the founding of the new nation."Your figure may be any person, whether a well-known figure or an every day man or woman or child who supported the American Revolution in ways large or small.





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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 2021

Scholarship Opportunity to childhood cancer and blood disorder survivors. Apply at bit.ly/faithlovescholar Deadline May 9, 2021

Scholarship Opportunity to high school students who have a parent or guardian who have been on the frontline this past year. Frontline workers are food delivery and supply chain workers, paramedics, EMT/EMS, firefighters, teachers, nurses, doctors, and those serving in our military. Go to bit.ly/frontlinefamilies. Open to grades 9 - 12. Deadline May 8, 2021.

National Scholarships Deadline May 8, 2021. Go to nationalstopthebleedday.org

Attention! David V. Stivison Appalachian Community Action Scholarship has extended the due date to May 31, 2021! Go to http://new.coadinc.org/scholarship  There are 30 $500 scholarships availableto students in the region.

Junior Girls - The American Legion Auxilary will sponsor a high school junior's participation in Buckeye Girls State which will take place on the Mount Union campus June 13th, 2021 and conclude on June 19th. The deadline to apply is April 1. See Ms. Collins if you are interested in this wonderful opportunity. You can also find more information on what happens at Girls State by going to www.buckeyegirlsstate.org.


*Please note if a local application requires a recommendation the person you ask can email Ms. Collins the recommendation at [email protected]; she will make a copy and attach it to your completed application. Please ask the recommender to identify which scholarship the recommendation is for.

The Raymond Border  Memorial Scholarship application is now available. The recipient of the $500 scholarship will be Ridgewood senior who will be attending college. Priority will be given to students in building trades. This scholarship requires an essay describing how the military has impacted the senior's life. See Ms. Collins for an application. Deadline for submission: April 1, 2021.

Scholarships Due March 25, 2021 to Ms. Collins by 4 PM:

Virginia Stevens Memorial Athletic Scholarship: Recipient will be a high school female senior who will attend a degree granting  college or univeristy and who has participated in one, two or more Ridgewood High School Sports programs. Pick up an application from Ms. Collins. Due 03/25/21.

Ridgewood Education Association Scholarship: Recipient(s) will be a Ridgewood High School senior who will be attending a degree granting institution, college or university after high school. Pick up an application from Ms. Collins. Due 03/25/21. 

West Lafayette Community Scholarship is available:  Recipient  will be a Ridgewood High School senior who will be attending a degree granting institution, college or university after high school. This application must be submitted with a recommendation from the applicant's minister, guidance counselor or Ridgewood faculty member. Pick up application from Ms. Collins. Due 03/25/21. 

Ben Stevens, Mike Gress,and Mark Gress Memorial Scholarship is available. Recipient(s) will be a Ridgewood high school senior  who will attend a degree granting university or college who has participated in one, two, or more Ridgewood High School sports programs. Pick up and application from Ms. Collins. Due 03/25/21. 

Technical Scholarships available for  adult and high school consumer - members. Ohio's Electric Cooperatives. Rules and regulations are available at www.ohioec.org/TechnicalScholarship Application Deadline: April 30.

Check this out, there are many scholarships listed : https://www.mometrix.com/blog/scholarships-for-college/ 
AADE American Association of Drilling Engineers scholarship is available. See Ms. Collins for a copy.
Req. include: GPA 3.5 or Above; 27 Composite ACT or SAT Minimum 600 in Math and 600 on Critical Reading; enrolled in accredited college in Pennsylvania, Ohio or West VIrginia; US CItizen; Submit fully completed application; be considering a career in the oil and gas industry. Deadline to AADE April 15, 2021.

 Coshocton Foundation applications are due this Friday, February 26, as are the Dulcimer, Rotary, Alumni and Dollars for Scholars! Note, that is a remote day for you, however, Ms. Collins will be in the building from 7:00 AM to 3:00 P.M. on Friday. If she is not her room, the door will be open and you are to put your applications in the the correct spots in the back of the room. Remember, she will add the transcripts. If you have a question and she is  not in her room,  she is  probably in the auditorium. Come there. 
John Wells Memorial Scholarship:Must be outstanding female softball player/manager. See Ms. Collins for an application. Application must be returned by April 15, 2021. 
Operation Veterans Helping Veterans is offering another scholarship this year.  The scholarship amount is $1000.  There is a maximmm of $500 for an enlisted  student. WHEN you enlist, please send your enlistment information to Ms. Collins or Mrs. Ionno so you can be eligible for this opportunity! Include the branch, your occupational specialty and the date you are to report for duty and any other important information! Operations Veterans  Helping Veterans  are pleased to aid a graduating senior who is enlisted and serve in our Armed Forces.

Corporation For Ohio Appalachian Development iavailable. See Ms. Collins for a copy of the application. The deadline for the application is a postmark of MAY 1, 2021. In addition to having proof of acceptance to a 2 or 4 year institution of higher learning, earning a high school diploma or GED, and living in the 30 county area, you must reside in a household with a total income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.
Number of persons in household: 200% Poverty Guideline

1          $25,760

2          $34,840

3          $43,920

4          $53,000

5          $62,080

6          $71,160

7             $80,240

8             $89,320

*Each Additional person adds $9,080

Scholarship application is available for a student whose career goal is to work in the natural gs or related energy field from Ohio Gas Association.  Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be a U.S. citizen, complete the 3 page application, sign and date and include two letters of recommendation from a teacher, mentor, or employer. Applications will be accepted January 11, 2021 - March 31, 2021. Include and essay 250 - 500 words describing career and personal goals and more. Include a resume. Include a high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores. See Ms. Collins for a copy of the application if you qualify.
 
 The Coshocton Regional Medical Center scholarship application is now available.Requirements:Must be a High School Senior;Must attend one of the following schools:  Coshocton County Career Center, Coshocton High School, Newcomerstown High School, Ridgewood High School, or River View High School; Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above; Must be going on to pursue a career in healthcare or related field;A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student from each of the five schools.Application must be returned to Coshocton Regional Medical Center by March 26, 2021. See Ms. Collins for a copy of the applications


Scholarship Opportunity for Credit Union Members

There are less than 60 days left for your college-bound or college-enrolled student members to apply for the 2021 Ohio Credit Union Foundation’s video scholarship!Students submitting a short video could win $5,000, $2,500 or $1,000 towards college. Applications are being accepted now through April 30, 2021. We appreciate your support in promoting this scholarship to your members. Go to  Ohio Credit Union Foundation for more information.
 

Board of Realtors of Coshocton County is offering a scholarship to a senior at each of the county schools. See Ms. Collins for a copy of the application. Due to Ms. Collins completed by February 26, 2021. Ms. Collins get and attach your transcript. You do need a copy of your letter of acceptance. You also need a letter of reference from an employer or instructor. No photo is required. If your recommender would prefer to send Ms. Collins the recommendation he/ she can and Ms. Collins will make a copy and attach to your application.

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio has regional scholarships available for seniors in the 32 Appalachian counties: AK Steel has one for Science, Technology, Math and Engineering , if a senior is pursuing a career in those areas, particularly, if studying  metallurgy, you should apply. The Ora E. Anderson is for a student pursuing studies associated with environmental conservation and the natural sciences. The Bob Evans and Wayne F Legacy Scholarship is available to students who have  demonstrated financial need to pursue postsecondary education. If one of these 3 is applicable to you, see Ms. Collins for an application. Applications may be submitted beginning February 15, 2021 through March 15, 2021.

The application for the Newcomerstown Elks #1555 Scholarship application is now available. See Ms. Collins for the application. All applications must be complete and to Ms. Collins by Friday, March 26. On that day a representative ov the Elks will collect them from her. 

According to www.student-view.com you can log on, complete a 15- 20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. A scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The winner will bbe announced May, 2021. Deadline to complete the survey is April 22, 2021. (1 $5000 scholarship, 2 $1000 scholarships and 10 $500 scholarships)

Medical Mutual of Ohio has announced the enhanced Medical Mutual Fund for Customer Schools. Through this program Ridgewood seniors are eligible to apply online for a one-time $1000 scholarship toward college tuition. Additionally, 6 top applicants across the state will receive a $10,000 award for their outstanding academic and community service efforts.
Application deadline is April 1, 2021 at 5 P.M.

West Lafayette / Ridgewood Alumni Association scholarship opportunity is now available See Ms. Collins for a copy. Due to her by February 26, 2021. The Alumni will be awarding 3 graduating seniors a $1000 scholarship.

Rotary Scholarship Application is now available. See Ms. Collins for an application. This is a $500 scholarship for a graduating senior who will be attending a post secondary institution. Due date to Ms. Collins is February 26, 2021.

THE COSHOCTON FOUNDATION IS NOW AVAILABLE! First, go to the Foundation online and click on Scholarships; next go to the list available for Ridgewood seniors; read through the requirements for each and make a list of those you qualify for; 
Next, at the top you will see a place to click on the application. This is the application you use for all the scholarships you apply for. You are responsible for printing each one and turning it in to Ms. Collins by the  February 26, 2021 deadline. *Some of the scholarships will have additional requirements, make sure you fulfill those and have them attached to that scholarship when you turn it it. Ms. Collins will have tables set up with designated spots for each of the scholarships in her room. Do not ask guidance for transcripts, Ms. Collins will attach them after they are turned in. You do need your picture attached to each application you turn in. That can be a paper copy, but also have one official one and turn in too with your name on the back.
Any questions, email Ms. Collins or stop in with questions.

Coshocton Community Choir Bachert Scholarship is available. See Ms. Collins for an application. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a Coshocton County senior or a current/former member of the Community Choir to pursue further musical study. Completed application must be received no later than Friday, April 9, 2021.

Coshocton County Farm Bureau has scholarship awards. Students must be attending 2 or 4 year school majoring in agriculture or a realated field. Applicant or his/her parent /guardian must be a paid Coshocton County Farm Bureau member.
Deadline to apply is April 15, 2021. For more info and to apply online: https//ofbf.org/foundation/scholarships/coshocton-county-scholarship/

The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Foundation offers a $ 1000 annual scholarship. The application does include a required essay of no less than 250 words detailing your career goals related to the natural gas and oil industry and how your degree will help you achieve those goals. See Ms. Collins for a copy of the application. Must be completed and returned with attachments no later than March 1, 2021.

For seniors who have a parent working for the school and belonging to the Ohio Association of Public School Employees, go to www.oqpse.org, then click on "Benefits of Membership" then click on " Scholarships." Or see Ms. Collins for a paper copy. At least one$ 2,500.00 scholarship will be awarded in each of the 10 OAPSE/AFSCME districts in Ohio. Completed application must be postmarked on later than March 1, 2021 to be considered.

Coshocton Dulcimer Days is awarding a $500 scholarship to one graudate from each of the Coshocton County Schools who is going to further his/her studies in music. Criteria - commitment to music. See Ms. Collins for an Application. Due Date February 26, 2021

The Susan Writing Award grants 5 - $1000 scholarships to students who show outstanding promise and talent for creative writing. This application requires verification these are your original works, your goals as a writer, 2 original writing samples Applicants must also disclose if their work has been posted online and provide the judges the web address. See Ms. Collins for the application and directions. The completed application with the requirements must be to Ms. Collins by January 29, 2021.

Applications for the FRONTIER POWER SCHOLARSHIP can be found at www.frontier-power.com under the Youth Oppportunities Tab. The deadline is Monday, February 8th. This means that the application must be IN Frontier Power's office or post-marked February 8, 2021 to be considered for the scholarship!

DOLLARS for SCHOLARS applications will be available MONDAY, December 7, 2020. Deadline for completion and submission of the application is March 1, 2021! This opportunity is for a graduating senior who is pursuing ANY further training, from earning certification to a college degree and more.Don't miss this opportunity. When you fill out the application, for the transcript request, identify  Mrs. Ionno, counselor, and for the reference identify Mrs. Ionno.
Go to coshoctoncounty.dollarsforscholars.org  then in the upper right corner click the Students and Parents tab, next scroll to the bottom of the page and click "login"

AAA Ohio Auto Club is offering high schol seniors the opportunity to apply for one of the five $1000 grants by competing in the AAA School Safety Patrol $1000 Grant Scholarship Program.This is limited to high school seniors who once served as a member of the AAA School Safety Patrol. See Ms. Collins for details if you qualify. Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.

 There are three schoolarship opportunities offered by The Guernsey - Muskingum Electric Cooperative, Inc. to area students.
The Children of Members Scholarship  for graduating seniors with 3.5 ( 4.0 scale); Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship for students who have overcome unique personal challenge; Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative Scholarship in Honor of Jerry Kackley, emphasis scholarship, community service and leadership. Deadline for all Friday, February 5, 2021. Go to www.gmenergy.com for rules and applications.

Reminder Go to StudentScholarships.org for a long list of applications; deadlines are from November 30 - Feb. 20!

Voice of Democracy " Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?" Write and record a speech of 3-5 minutes to compete. See Ms. Collins for an application. Deadline to post the speech is October 31, 2020.

The Hagan Scholarship application is now available. This is a nationwide need-based scholarship. Recipients will graduate from a high school located in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents or a remote rural area. There is no application fee. Go to Haganscholarships.org for more information

The National society Daughters of the American Revolution (JAC) are offering contests in art, creative expression, and community service. See Ms. Collins for more information. All entries except community service must follow the theme "THE 400th ANNIVERSARY OF THE MAYFLOWER: RISE AND SHINE FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN A NEW LAND." Deadline for submission is Dec. 1, 2020.

The DAR also has a Good Citizens Program and Scholarship Contest. See Ms. Collins for a copy of the program's overview. Scholarship application does require two letters of recommendation and an essay.
Don't miss this opportunity.