Community Scholarship Listing: South HS

Please read the eligibility requirements for each scholarship. You may apply for as many community scholarships as you wish provided you meet the qualifications.
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COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP LISTING

Please read the eligibility requirements for each scholarship.  You may apply for as many community scholarships as you wish provided you meet the qualifications.

Students must provide a copy of all materials for each scholarship for which they want to be considered (i.e., if you are applying for 3 scholarships you must submit 3 sets of all required materials).   Please keep an additional master copy of your application materials for your records!  Completed applications and all supporting documents must be returned to the Guidance Office by January 10, 2020.    


District Wide Scholarships:

One and/or more scholarships will be awarded to students in any of Westerville’s three high schools.

 

_____ BLENDON LODGE #339 F.&A.M. SCHOLARSHIP:  Three, $500 scholarships will be awarded to seniors in any     of the three Westerville high schools who possess at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.  This scholarship takes into consideration academic achievement, letters of recommendation, extra-curricular activities, community service and financial need.  The following information is required and should be included in step 5 of the Community Scholarship Application:  1) Gross Family income; 2) Any known or expected college financial assistance.  Winner will be expected to provide an invoice from the college for payment.

 

_____ CURT JACKOWSKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $1000.00 scholarship awarded to a graduating senior of Westerville City School District.  3.0 GPA required.  Essay outlining academic achievement, community service and financial need is required.  Two (2) letters of recommendation are also required; one (1) from a Westerville City School District educator and one (1) from a Westerville community resident.  For more information and guidelines, please go to: http://www.wcsoh.org/docs//district/jackowski.pdf.

 

_____ JEFFREY COPELAND ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD FOR ENGINEERING STUDIES OF THE COLUMBUS FOUNDATION:  Candidates must be graduating seniors of a Westerville City Schools High School; plan to pursue a degree in engineering; have a minimum 3.0 grade point average by the end of the first semester of senior year; and plan to attend a four-year college or university.  Preference may be given to those attending a “Big 10 college or university. For this scholarship, a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA is required. The SAR is the result of completing the FAFSA forms and must be included in the initial application. Award amount:  $2,000. To retrieve scholarship guidelines, please click on this link:

http://www/wcsoh.org/docs/district/scholarships/2019 jeffrey copeland guidelines external.pdf?id=570735.

 

_____ DAVID FINKELSTEIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  David S. Finkelstein Memorial Scholarship:  This 4 year scholarship of $16,000-$20,000 is divided among 4 award recipients from WNHS, WCHS, and WSHS.  Each applicant must write a brief explanation of how the death of a family member or friend affected his/her choice of colleges, degree pursuits, and/or life goals. 4 winners receive $500 each and a 30 minute interview.  An additional $2,000-$3,000 will be divided among the winners after the interviews. In addition, after completing years 1, 2, and 3 of college, the 4 recipients will interview for a share of an additional $4,000-$5,000 each year.

 

Each applicant must be accepted to an accredited 4 year college or university.  There is a maximum of 5 applicants per Westerville high school.

 

_____ GENOA TOWNSHIP BUSINESS ASSOCIATION:  Two, $1000 one-time Scholarships are available.  A graduating senior who resides in Genoa Township and is continuing his/her education at an accredited post-secondary institution is eligible to apply. A supplemental, one page, double spaced 12.5 font essay describing how post-secondary opportunities and receiving this business association scholarship will help you give back to Genoa Township is required.  NOTE:  Letter of Recommendation must be from a non-relative.    

 

_____ THE LORI SHERMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  This $250 Scholarship was created in memory of Lori Sherman, better known to McVay students as, “Our Lunch Lady”.  Lori’s positive and generous nature allowed her to

use the ordinary moments of the school day to make extraordinary differences to all at McVay.  This $250 Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior of Westerville City Schools who attended McVay Elementary for a minimum of 3 years.  This academically deserving student must have a military commitment or have been accepted to an accredited college, university or vocational school.


 

_____ THE MIKE CHUDIK MEMORIAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP:  Three, $1000 scholarships will be awarded: 1) Student must be pursuing a business or entrepreneurship major at a 2-year or 4-year institution; 2) Applicant must complete brief questionnaire here:  http://networkingprofessionalsofcolumbus.com/npc-business-scholarship/.

 

_____ MEDALLION SCHOLARSHIP: Scholarship(s) totaling up to $2,000.00 shall be available to any senior(s) who resides within the 43081 and 43082 zip code who will graduate in the Spring, 2020 and, within 12 months of graduation, will pursue further education at i) a two-year or four-year college or university, ii) a vocational or technical college, iii) a trade school, or iv) pursue a career requiring further education which the scholarship committee deems appropriate for the awarding of this/these scholarship(s). Sons and daughters of Medallion members are ineligible for the award. (Fact Sheet) Email Questions to medallionscholarshipfund@gmail.com

 

_____ OHIO PTA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  Three, $500 scholarships awarded in Ohio District #10:  One Academic Scholarship available to students pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree; one Technical Scholarship available to students pursuing a 2 or 3 year approved technical, vocational or Associate’s Degree; and one Special Education Scholarship (identified with a current IEP).  Ohio PTA Applications for each of these Scholarships can be found at http://www.ohiopta.org/PROGRAMS.aspx.

 

NOTE:  Applications for these three scholarships are to be mailed directly to Ohio PTA with a deadline date announced in January 2019 (see Ohio PTA website).   Ohio PTA; 40 Northwoods Blvd.; Suite A; Columbus, OH 43235. In addition, follow the instructions of Ohio PTA for submission. DO NOT FOLLOW THE 2018-2019 COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP INSTRUCTION SHEET OR YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

 

_____ WESTERVILLE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION / FAITH PRUDEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  This $2000 Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who will be attending a traditional or non-traditional college studying cosmetology, the arts, culinary studies or fire services.  For more information about Faith and the love she shared for the arts, please visit http://www.faithprudenfoundation.org/.

 

_____ WESTERVILLE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION – OTTERBEIN:  This is a $1500 award for a student who will be attending Otterbein University in the upcoming year.  The focus is on students who have demonstrated leadership and/or outstanding participation in volunteer, charitable and community service organizations.  All applicants must supply THREE copies of the application and supporting materials.  Finalists must attend an interview with the Westerville Scholarship Foundation Review and Selection team and be willing to volunteer at a Foundation Fundraiser.

 

_____ WESTERVILLE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION – TECHNICAL/TRADE SCHOOL:  This is a $1500 award for a student who will be attending a technical or trade school. The focus is on students who have demonstrated leadership and/or outstanding participation in volunteer, charitable and community service organizations. All applicants must supply THREE copies of the application and supporting materials.  Finalists must attend an interview with the Westerville Scholarship Foundation Review and Selection team and be willing to volunteer at a Foundation Fundraiser.

 

_____ THE WESTERVILLE FIRE FIGHTERS’ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an individual pursuing a career in Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Applications will be evaluated on the following criteria: academic achievement, community and school involvement, financial need, relevance of field of study, and an explanation of how applicant plans to make a difference with his/her career plans. To download the supplemental application, go to http://www.wffmemorial.org/scholarship.htm.  All scholarship application materials should be forwarded to the address listed in the supplemental application no later than March 4, 2019.

 

_____ WESTERVILLE ROTARY CLUB OTTERBEIN SCHOLARSHIP:  This is a cumulative $8000.00 scholarship offered to a qualified student from Westerville North, South, Central or St Francis DeSales who will be attending Otterbein in the Fall of 2019 as a full time student.  This is paid out at $2000.00 per school year. Only one scholarship of this nature will be awarded. Qualifications for this scholarship are: 1. Must be a full time student senior that attends Westerville South, Westerville Central, Westerville North or St Francis DeSales graduating during the year of the award 2. Must be accepted to Otterbein University, or have applied to Otterbein University 3. Children or grandchildren of Westerville Rotarians are not eligible for this award 4. Consideration is focused on a student that exemplifies   “Service Above Self” 5. Any letters of recommendation should highlight how the student has been an example of "Service Above Self"

 

The Rotary Scholarship Committee with review all applications that are submitted by the deadline of MARCH 30, 2019 and at their discretion invite applicants for a personal interview.  Committee decisions are final and not subject to appeal. All candidates that are invited to interview will be notified via email whether they are selected or not selected as the scholarship winner. DO NOT FOLLOW THE 2018-2019 COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP INSTRUCTION SHEET.  Applicants must ONLY complete The Rotary “Service Above Self” Student Scholarship Application Form and follow those instructions.  The Rotary “Service Above Self” Student Scholarship Application can be found at http://www.wcsoh.org/docs/district/Scholarships/Rotary-Service%20Above%20Self.pdf. Please do not provide more forms/paperwork/letters than the scholarship form is requiring.


 

_____ WESTERVILLE ROTARY CLUB OHIO SCHOLARSHIPS:  This is a cumulative $4000.00 scholarship offered to a qualified student from Westerville North, South, Central or St Francis DeSales who will be attending a college/university  in the Fall of 2019 as a full time student. This is paid out at $1000.00 per school year. There will be two scholarships of this nature will be awarded. Qualifications for this scholarship are: 1. Must be a full time student senior that attends Westerville South, Westerville Central, Westerville North or St Francis DeSales graduating during the year of the award 2. Must be accepted or applied to a college or university located in the State of Ohio 3. Children or grandchildren of Westerville Rotarians are not eligible for this award 4. Consideration is focused on a student that exemplifies   “Service Above Self” 5. Any letters of recommendation should highlight how the student has been an example of "Service Above Self"

    

The Rotary Scholarship Committee with review all applications that are submitted by the deadline of MARCH 30, 2019 and at their discretion invite applicants for a personal interview.  Committee decisions are final and not subject to appeal. All candidates that are invited to interview will be notified via email whether they are selected or not selected as the scholarship winners. DO NOT FOLLOW THE 2018-2019 COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP INSTRUCTION SHEET.  Applicants must ONLY complete The Rotary “Service Above Self” Student Scholarship Application Form and follow those instructions.  The Rotary “Service Above Self” Student Scholarship Application can be found at: http://www.wcsoh.org/docs/district/Scholarships/Rotary-Service%20Above%20Self.pdf. Please do not provide more forms/paperwork/letters than the scholarship form is requiring.



 

Westerville South High School Scholarships:

 

_____    BARBARA DAY MEMORIAL:  $500 one-time award to South Senior female planning to pursue a career in Elementary Education.  3.0 grade point average required.

 

_____    BILL MCCORKLE BOWLING SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 scholarship available to a member of the WSHS bowling team.  Applicant must be planning to attend Columbus State Community College.  See bowling coach for application.

 

_____    BRAD ELDRIDGE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $1000 scholarship awarded to a graduating senior of Westerville City School District who participated in track, cross country or swimming.  An essay focusing on an impactful moment in your life is required. A letter of recommendation is also required from a coach (track, cross country or swimming).  For more background information and guidelines, please go to: http://www.wcsoh.org/docs/district/Scholarships/2017%20Brad%20Eldridge-Supplemental.pdf

 

_____ ERIC JOERING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIIP: One scholarship is available for $509.  This amount represents Eric’s badge number. One scholarship will be awarded to a Westerville South Senior.  To be considered the applicant must have attended Westerville South for a minimum of three academic years, be a senior and must be accepted at a 2-year or 4-year college or university and cannot have a “full ride” scholarship (including tuition and room/board).  The applicant must desire to be a first responder, majoring in Criminal Justice, an EMT-Paramedic major or any other degree that is first responder related and must have a strong desire to help others. Applicants should share with the committee how they embody the spirit of this scholarship.   

 

_____    TIM O’BRIEN SCHOLARSHIP:  This is a $2,000 memorial scholarship.  Applicant must be male and have actively participated in at least one varsity sport.

 

_____    VJ POMANTE, III MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  This $1000 Scholarship is available to a student who will be attending Columbus State Community College.  VJ was an avid outdoorsman, a wrestler, a rower and finally a soldier.  VJ was not the traditional student, but he had remarkable charisma, a terrific sense of humor, and exceptional creativity.  More than anything, VJ had an incredible gift for making people feel happy and free.  An essay on how you make the world a better place as VJ did, one smile at a time, is required.  One letter of recommendation is required (from a teacher, coach or community member.)   

 

_____    WESTERVILLE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN (AAUW):  $750 award. Applicant must be female. Applicants will be evaluated on the following standards:  Academic standing (GPA and class rank), SAT and/or ACT results (SAT 600 in major area, 500 in other areas; ACT minimum – 24), scope of activities, community service/leadership, work performed, personal essay, articulation of goals and financial need.  Extra consideration will be given to applicants who have overcome a major obstacle, or who lack a network of support for future schooling. Please complete “Instruction 5” in order to cover financial need, goals and information about your obstacle and support.

 

_____    WESTERVILLE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP (W.E.A.):  A scholarship award will be offered for a student planning a career in the education profession.  The exact dollar amount is yet to be determined.

 

_____    WESTERVILLE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  One, $1000 award guaranteed to a South student.  A 3.0 grade point average is required.

 

_____    WESTERVILLE EDUCATION SUPPORT STAFF ASSOCIATION (W.E.S.S.A.):  One, $300 award is available. Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA, some community service and show financial need.  Applicants should attach a short essay on how he/she plans to use the scholarship dollars.

 

_____    WESTERVILLE KIWANIS / ROBERT L. HUGHES SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $1200 scholarship is available. Finalists will be required to attend an interview with Kiwanis members.  Applicants may be required to bring a copy of their FAFSA form to the interview.

 

_____    WESTERVILLE LIONS CLUB MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS:  Two, $1000 scholarships are available. Finalists must attend an interview with Lions Club members.

 

_____ WESTERVILLE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION:  This is a $1500 award. The focus is on a student who has demonstrated leadership and/or outstanding participation in volunteer, charitable and community service organizations. All applicants must supply THREE copies of the application and supporting materials.  Finalists must attend an interview with the Westerville Scholarship Foundation Review and Selection team and be willing to volunteer at a Foundation Fundraiser.


 

Westerville Parent Organization Scholarships:

 

_____    WESTERVILLE PARENT COUNCIL “MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN WESTERVILLE” SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $500 Scholarship is available to a student graduating from a Westerville City Schools high school where one is a difference maker through leadership, service, participation and/or meaningful job within the Westerville community.  Student must plan to pursue a post-secondary education at a college, university, or a vocational or technical school including, but not limited to, manual trades, health care and computer technology. Factors for consideration will include, but are not limited to:  academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and leadership, community and volunteer service, financial need, as well as any other personal and family considerations.

   

_____    WESTERVILLE PARENT COUNCIL PTA:  A minimum of six, $500 scholarships awarded: two or more per high school depending on available funds.  All students graduating from a Westerville City Schools high school are eligible and encouraged to apply.  Factors for consideration will include, but are not limited to:  academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and leadership, community and volunteer service, financial need, as well as any other personal and family considerations.

 

_____ WESTERVILLE PARENT COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS:  One, $500 Scholarship is available to a graduating student in Westerville City Schools.  All students who are enrolled in the Special Education Program are encouraged to apply.  Applicants for this Scholarship must have a current IEP OR 504 on file.  Students must be pursuing a post-secondary education.  This scholarship is based on academic achievement, community service/volunteerism, extra-curricular activities/leadership, letter of recommendation and financial needs, as well as any other personal and family considerations.  The WPC Scholarship for Exceptional Students Scholarship Application MUST BE COMPLETED in lieu of the Community Scholarship Application and is available at:  http://www.wcsoh.org/docs/district/Scholarships/2017%20Parent%20Council%20Exceptional%20Student%20Application.pdf.

 

_____ WESTERVILLE PARENT COUNCIL TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $500 scholarship is available to a graduating student in Westerville City Schools.  Students must plan to attend a post-secondary vocational or technical school including but not limited to manual trades, health care and computer technology.  Factors for consideration will include, but not limited to: academic achievement, extra-curriculum activities and leadership, community and volunteer service, financial need, as well as other personal and family considerations.

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOLARSHIPS:  

To be considered for these awards, applicants must have attended the school for which they want to be considered.

 

_____ ALCOTT PTA:  Alcott Elementary is offering two (2) $500 Scholarships to two students at any Westerville City Schools high school who attended Alcott Elementary for at least three years.  The following criteria must be met to be eligible:  They must have attended Alcott Elementary for at least three years; they will be going to college; they must complete the Community Scholarship Application Form.

 

_____ ANNEHURST PTA (through Ohio PTA):  One, $500 scholarship. Student must have attended Annehurst Elementary School for a minimum of one (1) academic year.  Applicants for the Annehurst PTA scholarship should be sent to Ohio PTA, 40 Northwoods Blvd., Ste. A, Columbus, OH 43235.

 

_____ CHERRINGTON PTA:  One, $500 scholarship.  Must have attended Cherrington Elementary for at least two complete school years.  Must have a current GPA of 2.7 or better. Please address your financial need in a 50 to 100-word supplement to your essay.

 

_____ EMERSON PTA:  Two, $500 Scholarships awarded.  Student must have attended Emerson World Languages and Cultures Elementary Magnet School for at least two (2) full academic years and be accepted at a 2 or 4-year accredited college, university, technical or military academy.

 

Applicants must also include a short paragraph describing how Emerson Elementary School, whether it was a teacher, administrator, the curriculum or fellow students, influenced their education, view of the world or plans for their future.  This short paragraph may be included separately or as part of the student’s vocational essay. If Emerson is included in your vocational essay, please note it instead of rewriting.

 

_____ FOUSE ELEMENTARY:  Two, $500 scholarships are available.  Student must have attended Fouse for at least 3 years.  Please include an additional essay stating how Fouse Elementary played a part or influenced who you are today.

 

_____ HANBY PTA – HANBY MAGNET SCHOOL:  One, $500 Scholarship is available.  Student must have attended Hanby Arts Magnet or A&T program for a minimum of two full academic years.  Student must be accepted in an accredited post-secondary program or institution by the time of scholarship disbursement.  Essay requested about your time at Hanby Arts Magnet or A&T Program and how it influenced your life and career choice. Candidate should demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service/volunteerism and leadership potential.

 

_____ HANBY PTA – CENTRAL COLLEGE MAGNET SCOOL:  One, $500 Scholarship is available.  Student must have attended Central College Magnet School for a minimum of two full academic years.  Student must be accepted in an accredited post-secondary program or institution by the time of scholarship disbursement.  Essay is requested about your time at Central College Magnet Program and how it has impacted your life and career choice. Candidate should demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service/volunteerism and leadership potential.  Special consideration is given to those who plan to study math, science and/or education.

 

_____ HANBY PTA – LONGFELLOW MAGNET SCHOOL:  One, $500 Scholarship is available.  Student must have attended Longfellow Magnet School for a minimum of two full academic years.  Student must be accepted in an accredited post-secondary program or institution by the time of scholarship disbursement.  Essay is requested about your time at Longfellow and how it has impacted your life and career choice. Candidate should demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service/volunteerism and leadership potential.  

 

           HAWTHORNE PTO:  One, $500 scholarship.  Student must have attended Hawthorne for three complete academic years.   Must also fill out this brief form: http://www.hawthorneschool.org/wcsd-scholarship-for-hawthorne-grads/.

 

_____ HUBER RIDGE PTA:  One, $500 Scholarship is available.  Student must have attended Huber Ridge Elementary for at least three years.  Student must also submit a list of other scholarships for which they are applying and they must submit a 300-500 word typed essay explaining how Huber Ridge helped mold their future academic endeavor of choice.

 

_____ MARK TWAIN PTA:  Two, $500 Scholarships are available.  Student must have attended Mark Twain for a minimum of one year.  An emphasis is placed on academic achievement and community service.  Please include a description of your experience at Mark Twain and any community service projects you have been involved with during your high school years.

 

_____ MCVAY PTA:  Two, $500 scholarships are available.  Student must be graduating from Westerville City Schools High School and have attended McVay Elementary for a minimum of 3 years.  Student must be accepted at an accredited college, university or vocational school or have made a military service commitment.

 

_____ ROBERT FROST PTA:  Two, $750 scholarships are offered to a graduating senior who resides in the Westerville City School District.  Must have been accepted at a university or 2-year post high school and must have attended Robert Frost Elementary for a minimum of 2 complete academic years in grades 1-5.  

 

_____ WHITTIER PTA:  One, $500 Scholarship is available.  Student must have attended Whittier Elementary at least two (2) academic years including the 5th grade year.  In addition, the student is required to submit two letters of recommendation from teachers or leaders in the community.

 

_____ WILDER PTA: Two, $750 Scholarships are available.  Student must have attended Wilder Elementary for at least 4 school years.  Students are encouraged to submit a short essay on their most memorable experience at Wilder.

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

_____ BLENDON PTO:  Four (4), $500 scholarships will be awarded.  Student must have attended Blendon Middle School for at least one academic year.  Student must have at least a 3.0 cum GPA. Applicants must also include a short paragraph describing how Blendon Middle School, whether it was a teacher, administrator, fellow students, club, sport, or class, influenced their education, view of the world or plans for their future.

 

_____ GENOA PTSA:  Three (3), $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors district wide.  These scholarships may be based on any of the following criteria: academic achievement, community service/volunteerism, leadership roles and personal perseverance.  Applicants with a current IEP or 504 plan are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have attended Genoa Middle School for at least one full academic year. In addition to examples of criteria listed above, please also include in your essay a brief paragraph describing your favorite memory at Genoa Middle School.    

 

_____ HERITAGE PTSA:  Three, $500 Scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from either Westerville North, South or Central High Schools.  Applicants must have attended Heritage MS for a minimum of one academic year and plan to attend 4 or 2 year college, training, career or technical school, a certified program, or military service. The three scholarships are outlined below.

 

One scholarship will be awarded for a Top All Around student.  An all-around student is in excellent academic standing and demonstrates experience in employment, volunteerism, clubs, or other extracurricular activities.  The student must submit an additional one page essay on an impactful Heritage Middle School teacher.

 

One scholarship will be awarded for a Perseverance distinction.  The student will submit a one page essay on how he/she persevered through a difficult time in school, home, or in any relevant situation.

 

One scholarship will be awarded for a student who has received services from the Special Education Program.  Students with a current IEP or 504 on file are encouraged to apply.  The student must submit an additional one page essay explaining how the IEP or 504 has impacted his/her life.

 

_____ WALNUT SPRINGS PTSA:  Two, $250 scholarships are available.  Student must have attended Walnut Springs Middle School for at least one complete academic year.

 

HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS:  

 

_____ WESTERVILLE SOUTH ATHLETIC BOOSTERS SCHOLARSHIPS:  Two, $1000 scholarships are available and will be awarded to one male and one female.  Applicants must have participated in a varsity sport at Westerville South (cheerleaders, student managers and trainers are included).  To be considered, the applicant must be accepted at a 2-year or 4-year college or university and cannot have a “full-ride” scholarship (including tuition and room/board).  The student must submit a double spaced, typed essay addressing, “How participation in varsity sports has impacted you and helped to shape the person you are.” DO NOT include your name in the body of your essay.  On an additional piece of paper, include the varsity sport(s), the academic year(s), and the name of their head coach(es).

 

 

STUDENTS MAY ONLY APPLY FOR ONE OF THE FOUR FOLLOWING WESTERVILLE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC BOOSTERS’ SCHOLARSHIPS: Wildcat Perseverance, Wildcat Success, Wildcat Excellence and Wildcat Distinction. STUDENTS WITH FULL RIDE SCHOLARSHIPS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

_____ WESTERVILLE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC BOOSTERS WILDCAT PERSEVERANCE SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $500 scholarship has been designed for a student who has overcome some personal adversity, has finished his/her high school studies and wishes to continue his/her education.  Selection of the recipient will be largely based on an additional 300-500 word essay demonstrating how you, as the recipient, have been impacted by and persevered through personal adversity.  Extra-curricular activities, community service and work experience may also be considered. GPA is not a factor in the selection of this scholarship, but must be a full-time student in good academic standing at South.  

 

_____ WESTERVILLE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC BOOSTERS WILDCAT SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who will finish his/her high school career with a CUM GPA between 2.5 – 3.49 and be a full-time student in good academic standing at South.  It is designed for a solid, hardworking, deserving student with future educational goals. The Scholarship Committee will consider the applicant’s essay, extracurricular activities, community service, academic honors and work experience.  

 

_____ WESTERVILLE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC BOOSTERS WILDCAT EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP:  One, $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who will finish his/her high school career with a CUM GPA between 3.5-3.9 and is a full-time student in good academic standing at South.  The Scholarship Committee will consider the applicant’s essay, extra-curricular activities, community service, academic honors and work experience.

 

_____ WESTERVILLE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC BOOSTERS WILDCAT DISTINCTION SCHOLARSHIP: One, $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who will finish his/her high school career with a CUM GPA of 4.0 or better and is in good academic standing at South.  The Scholarship Committee will consider the applicant’s essay, extra-curricular activities, community service, academic honors and work experience.   

 

_____    WESTERVILLE SOUTH MUSIC BOOSTERS:  One, $500 scholarship offered to a student who has shown service, character, leadership and music experience at Westerville South High School.  Applicant must have been a member of the Westerville South Band Program for at least three years. Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Student must be planning to attend a college or university.  Student must complete both the Community Scholarship Application as well as a supplemental application which can be accessed through the following link:

http://www.wcsoh.org/docs/district/scholarships/2019-20 wsimb scholarship app.pdf?id=570736.

 

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