Regional Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities:
See Mr. Miller for details



William D. Squires Scholarship (Deadline from February 15th - April 5th)

15 William D Squires Scholarships are being offered to the Class of 2018 in the amount of $3,000.  They are renewable for a maximum of $12,000!   The 2017 William D. Squires Scholarship Application is now available.  To apply, please first review the list of eligibility requirements. 

Youngstown State University Trailblazer Scholarship Award

American Association of Drilling Engineers

Lowell Iden - Larry Iler Scholarship

Salem Italian-American Educational Fund

Ohio National Guard Scholarships Programs 


Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Fondation 2015 Scholarship Application


Reginal Chamber and The Vidicator ATHENA Scholarship



Edward J. DeBartolo Memorial Scholarship Foundation (Deadline April 13, 2017)

Please see your Counselor for more information.



Ohio Assocation of Career Colleges and Schools

Who is eligible? 1. These scholarships are available to any current high school senior graduating from any Ohio High School by June of 2017. 2. The applicant only needs a “C” average or better to apply. Students do not have to demonstrate financial need. 3. Each applicant must be nominated by a current member of the Ohio Legislature.* 4. Any recipient of a scholarship must be able to meet the college or school’s entrance requirements. 5. Each applicant is eligible to apply for up to three scholarships, but must use a separate application for each scholarship. 6. The scholarship recipient must start classes either the summer or the fall term following their high school graduation


Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

applicants to the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program must:

  • Be high school seniors, high school graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduate students.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the entire 2016-17 academic year. Proprietary and online schools are not eligible.
  • Plan to major in a course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business related programs of study. See the list of eligible majors.
  • Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study.
  • Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico.



Ohio Newspapers Foundation

Has broadened is journalism scholarship opportunities in order to attract more talented young people (deadline March 31, 2017).


Ohio Association of Criminal Lawyers

OACDL announces the 2017 James Kura Memorial Scholarship Contest (deadline March 10, 2017) .


Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Scholarship Opportunities

Ohio Operating Engineers Apprenticeship and Training Program

The Ohio Operating Engineers Apprenticeship & Training Program will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship, and will operate its Apprenticeship Program as required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 30, and Equal Employment Opportunity Regulations of the State of Ohio.

The number of actual apprentice openings will vary for each district. During the spring we expect to indenture between 100 to 200 new Ohio Operating Engineer Apprentices.


Seven Seventeen Credit Union

Seven Seventeen Credit Union offers EIGHT $1,500 scholarships for post secondary education to graduating high school seniors who have an account at Seven Seventeen or are the legal dependent of a Seven Seventeen member, or are members of Seven Seventeen’s cha-chingsm Teen Club or the edgesm young adult program.

Four of the scholarships are awarded to seniors planning to attend a university located within Seven Seventeen’s service areas. ONE scholarship each will be awarded to a student planning to attend the University of Akron and ONE to a student planning to attend Youngstown State University. TWO scholarships will be awarded to students planning to attend Kent State University main campus or any other regional Kent State campus.

The recipient of these scholarships will be chosen by the Financial Aid Departments of the respective universities, based on the applicant’s grade point average, school and community involvement, and letters of recommendation. The university scholarships are non-renewable awards.

TWO cha-ching!sm Teen Club scholarships are available for any post secondary education – ie: any accredited university or trade school. These scholarship recipients will be chosen by a five member panel, which may include representatives from Seven Seventeen’s Senior Staff, Seven Seventeen’s Board of Directors, the Seven Seventeen Scholarship chairperson, and independent university representatives, none of which have a relative applying for this scholarship. Each application will be evaluated based on the student’s grade point average, school and community involvement, letters of recommendation, and a short essay question. Enrollment at the institution will be verified prior to awarding the scholarship. The cha-ching!sm scholarships are non-renewable.

Seven Seventeen also offers TWO $1,500 scholarships to Seven Seventeen members between the ages of 18 – 25, who are edgesm club members, and pursuing a post secondary education at any accredited trade school or university. edgesm members can apply for this scholarship each year they are pursuing a post secondary education. The recipient will be chosen by a five member panel whose composition will be similar to the cha-ching!sm scholarship review panel. Each application will be evaluated based on the student’s grade point average, school/community involvement, letters of recommendation, and an essay question. Enrollment at the institution will be verified prior to awarding the scholarship.

Each scholarship recipient can receive only one Seven Seventeen scholarship award, but qualifying high school seniors may apply for a university specific scholarship and a cha-ching!sm or edgesm club scholarship. Scholarship applications are available in high school guidance offices and at any Seven Seventeen office. You can also download scholarship applications at the links below:

University of Akron
Youngstown State University
Kent State University
The cha-ching Scholarship
The edge Scholarship

Applications and all attachments MUST be returned to any Seven Seventeen office no later than March 1. The scholarship recipients will be notified in May of their award, and invited to be our guests at the Annual Meeting in June.

All scholarship awards will be paid in two increments of $750; one half per term of study during the award year, upon verification of the student’s full-time enrollment status that term after the drop-and-add period has expired.