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Gene and Faye Santavicca Scholarship Fund - Oxford Presbyterian Church

An award of $1,000 is given to a full-time seminary student. For more information, contact: Gene and Faye Santavicca Scholarship Fund - Oxford Presbyterian Church 101 North Main St. Oxford, OH 45056 Phone: (513) 523-6364 presbyox@iac.net

Ben Feazel Memorial Scholarship

In April of 2005 Ben Feazel, a Lakota East senior, lost his life in a fatal motorcycle accident due to a motorist running a stop sign. Ben was a great friend to all who met him and set a fine example for his peers. He was active with his family, his church, and was one of three captains of the ice hockey team. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and was to leave for basic training June 12, 2005. Ben always thought of others before himself and helped all those that he could. This scholarship will be used to further the education of a Lakota Schools student that exemplifies the character and spirit of Ben. Giving limited to West Chester and Liberty townships, Butler County, OH.

Julia Ellen Burnett Scholarship

The Julia Ellen Burnett Scholarship will be awarded to a hard-working and well-rounded student. A minimum accumulative GPA of 3.0 as well as a strong background in school and community involvement will be required. Other considerations include volunteer and employment history and financial need. Applicants must submit 3 letters of recommendation: One must be from a teacher or guidance counselor and the other 2 must be from a professional relationship (e.g. teacher, guidance counselor, employer, clergy, community leader, etc.) Letters from family members will not be considered. Giving limited to West Chester and Liberty townships, Butler County, OH.

Susan Hendel Scholarship Fund

This scholarship opportunity is provided to women over the age of 30 who are returning to school or are attending a post-secondary school for the first time. Applicants must demonstrate need and show a strong desire to continue their schooling. Giving limited to West Chester and Liberty townships, Butler County, OH.

LIFT (Leading Individuals For Tomorrow) Scholarship Fund

This scholarship has been established to assist individuals with the desire and commitment to better themselves and their families through completing or continuing their educational goals. Funds may be used for tuition, books, transportation, childcare costs. Giving limited to West Chester and Liberty townships, Butler County, OH.

Glen E. Mieling Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a Lakota West Senior who has excelled in the sciences and plans to major in chemistry or another science in college. Giving limited to West Chester and Liberty townships, Butler County, OH.

Jessica Ann Siegel Scholarship

This scholarship opportunity is available to students at Lakota East. Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA. Giving limited to West Chester and Liberty townships, Butler County, OH.

Voice of America Centre Scholarship For Returning Veterans

This scholarship is provided to assist veterans returning from active duty with educational and/or family obligations. Applicants must be accepted at an accredited college or technical/vocational school and must demonstrate financial need. Giving limited to West Chester and Liberty townships, Butler County, OH.

Scholarship for Upperclassmen

Middletown Community Foundation has scholarships available for students who are already attending a technical school, college or university and have at least one full academic semester or two academic quarters to complete before attaining an undergraduate degree. Scholarships are not renewable but students may reapply the following year for an upperclassmen scholarship. Most scholarships range from $500 to $2,500 per academic year based on college costs and student needs. The number of recipients and amount of each scholarship are determined by the Foundation. All decisions are final. How to Qualify: To qualify a student must: Have been graduated from or received a high school equivalency diploma from a high school in greater Middletown: Bishop Fenwick, Butler Tech, Edgewood, Franklin, Madison, Monroe, Middletown, and Middletown Christian High Schools. Graduates of a private school outside of the area must have lived in the Middletown, Edgewood, Franklin, Madison or Monroe public school districts during high school. Have completed at least one full year of post-high school education. Not be receiving another scholarship from the Foundation. Demonstrate academic success and financial need. How to Apply Students who meet the above qualifications should complete the Foundation’s Upperclassmen Scholarship Application and submit it accompanied by two letters of recommendation. Signed applications should be sent to: Middletown Community Foundation36 Donham PlazaMiddletown, Ohio 45042

Carl and Faye Robbins Memorial Scholarship

EligibilityThe award will be given to a graduating senior from a high school located within the city limits of Middletown who will be attending any institution of higher learning including, but not limited to, universities, vocational universities, community colleges, liberal arts colleges, institutes of technology, and other post-secondary institutions, such as vocational schools, trade schools, and career colleges, that award academic degrees or professional certifications. Student selection will be based on good academic performance in high school. Financial need is not a consideration. The scholarship is not renewable.All applicants must be of Kentucky/Tennessee Appalachian descent, as defined by having one or more direct ancestors who were born in the Appalachian regions of Kentucky or Tennessee .At any time that the amount of the scholarship allowed under the Foundation’s Distribution Policy exceeds $1,000 per person, the annual scholarship shall be divided among multiple students.Use of FundsFunds may only be used for educational expenses such as tuition, books, fees or room and board. SelectionSelection will be made by the Middletown Community Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee.

All about PetCare/Steve Zerkel Memorial Scholarship

EligibilityThe award will be given to a graduating senior from a high school located in Middletown, Madison Township, Franklin, or Carlisle who will be studying animal/veterinary sciences or another animal-related field such as grooming skills at any institution of higher learning including, but not limited to, universities, vocational universities, community colleges, liberal arts colleges, institutes of technology, and other post-secondary institutions, such as vocational schools, trade schools, and career colleges, that award academic degrees or professional certifications. Student selection will be based on good academic performance in high school. All applicants are required to have volunteered at least 10 hours for the Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) Adoption Center, Inc. Financial need is not a consideration. The scholarship is renewable and may be applied to undergraduate and, if applicable, graduate studies. Award AmountInitially, the award amount will be $500 or the maximum allowed under the Distribution Policy of the Middletown Community Foundation based on the fund’s balance, whichever is less. When the fund reaches a balance of $15,000, the scholarship award shall increase to $600. In the future, when the fund balance increases to allow multiple awards of $500 each, multiple awards at that level may be made.Use of Funds Funds may only be used for educational expenses: tuition, books, fees, supplies, or room and board.Selection Selection will be made by the Middletown Community Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee.

Christy Minnix Memorial Scholarship

EligibilityApplicants must be Middletown High School seniors in good academic standing with an accumulative grade point average for grades 9-12 of 3.0 or higher. The recipient will be a student who personifies the positive attitude that Christy had, including her love of mathematics, science and teaching. Preference will be given to students who attended Rosedale Elementary School. Applicants do not need to demonstrate financial need to qualify for the Christy Minnix Memorial Scholarship.Use of ScholarshipScholarship money must be used for direct college expenses including tuition, books and fees. Checks will be issued directly to the college or university. SelectionA scholarship committee comprised of Rosedale Elementary teachers and administrators will select the recipient from applications submitted to Middletown Community Foundation using the standard application form. In the event that Rosedale Elementary ceases to exist, faculty and administration from the elementary school serving the Rosedale neighborhood will select the recipient.

The Dorothy and Knight Goodman Scholarship

Any adult graduate of Middletown, Lemon-Monroe, Fenwick, Madison, or Edgewood High School who wants to advance his or her education at an accredited college or university, accredited technical college, or additional courses at Middletown Technical Center or D. Russell Lee Career Center may apply.Qualified Applicants: In addition to meeting the above eligibility, the applicant shall have demonstrated, by participation in extra-curricular activities and church and community affairs, that he or she possesses the personal, physical, and mental qualifications and attitudes essential to contributing to the community as well as to his or her family and personal progress. While scholarship is an important consideration, the applicant's self reliance shall also be an important factor to be considered by the judges. A person with a slightly lower grade average who has had to overcome personal, financial, or physical difficulties to continue his or her education shall be given preference over the student with a higher grade average by having fewer personal difficulties to overcome. How to Apply: Applicants must complete the application in full and include a total of two written recommendations from such people as employers, teachers, or community or church leaders. No recommendation from a person related to the applicant will be considered. In addition, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of personal references must be included for the members of the selection committee to contact in person or in writing for additional background regarding the applicant.

Lee Ann Miltenberger Memorial Scholarship

To provide funds to enrich and award the knowledge and experience of a student (s) who have shown a great interest in the fields of photography, music and drama (production) which were not only Lee Ann’s favorite subjects, but also proved to be very helpful in her job experiences and enjoyment throughout her lifetime.APPLICANTSStudent’s applicants should be Monroe High School seniors who have shown a great interest in photography, music, and drama (production) and in good standing with a grade-point average for grades 9-12 that is acceptable for enrollment in an accredited university, college, community college, or specialized school for advanced study of the subject of which they receive this award.USE OF GRANTThe award/grant money shall be used by the recipient in his/her own choosing, hopefully in some way to improve the area for which it was intended: ( Photography, Music, or Drama Production) SELECTIONThe scholarship committee of the Middletown Community Foundation will have the total responsibility for approving the recipients for this award. *This honorary scholarship is awarded by a special selection committee. Applications are not accepted directly by the Middletown Community Foundation. Please contact the Monroe Community Foundation for application information at 513/539-7672 or 513/633-7672 or visit Monroe Community Foundation - http://www.mainstreetmonroe.com/macf.asp

John Hensley Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility:The John Hensley Jr. Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded to a graduating senior from Franklin High School who has been involved in high school activities, community service, and has leadership potential. The individual chosen shall have at least a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 for four years of high school. Academic achievement including ACT/SAT scores, academic rigor and GPA, is the primary consideration in awarding the scholarship. The recipient must demonstrate initiative and a desire to pursue high education.Financial need may be considered in selecting a recipient but is not the primary consideration.The scholarship of $500 may be renewed for three years. Recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in college and provide required information to Middletown Community Foundation as requested to qualify for renewal.Use of Funds:Funds may only be used for educational expenses: tuition, books, fees or room and board.Selection:The Middletown Community Foundation’s Scholarship Committee will select the recipient of the John Hensley Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Junior Achievement Scholarship

EligibilityThe non-renewable $1,500 scholarships are available to area students who have participated in the high school level JA Economics program. The following high schools will offer Junior Achievement Economic scholarships: Franklin, Lebanon, and Middletown. One scholarship will be awarded at each high school and an additional scholarship will be awarded to second student from Middletown High School. Use of AwardThe scholarship may be used for educational expenses: tuition, books, fees or room and board. The award is payable directly to the university.SelectionScholarships will be awarded by Middletown Community Foundation based upon the recommendations of the High School Scholarship Committees. The Scholarship Committee is to select recipients based on academic achievement, financial need and demonstrated understanding of the principals learned in the Junior Achievement Economics program.How to Apply Each High School will establish procedures for selecting the recipient. Students should contact their guidance officers for information on applying.

Louis John Johnen Vocal Scholarship

ELIGIBILITYThis scholarship is to be awarded annually to a high school senior who is graduating from any Middletown Area school. This applicant must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college with plans to pursue a career in vocal music (performance major or education major). A CD or video recording demonstrating vocal talent must accompany the application.USE OF THE AWARDThe award may be used only for educational expenses: tuition, books, fees, or room and board. The award is payable directly to the university.SELECTIONThe scholarship committee of the Middletown Community Foundation will select the recipient.

Nancy Cahill G.I.G.G.L.E.S. Scholarship Fund

The Nancy Cahill G.I.G.G.L.E.S. Scholarship Fund is available to graduating students from Monroe Local Schools who have shown a great interest in the community. It is intended for, but not limited to persons aspiring to attend any post-secondary degree or certificated program. Students must submit an essay o f five hundred (500) words or less by the 30th of April, answering one of the following questions.· What has been your proudest moment?· Who is one of the people who have made a major influence in your life?· How do you feel about community involvement?SELECTIONThe Nancy Cahill G.I.G.G.L.E.S. Scholarship Fund selection committee shall consist of friends and family of Nancy Cahill and Monroe High School faculty members.UNDERSTANDINGThe number of awards and the amount available varies from year to year until the Nancy Cahill G.I.G.G.L.E.S. Scholarship Fund has accumulated enough income to be funded completely through the Nancy Cahill G.I.G.G.L.E.S. Scholarship Fund of the Monroe Area Community Foundation and thus to be self-sustaining.*This honorary scholarship is awarded by a special selection committee. Applications are not accepted directly by the Middletown Community Foundation. Please contact the Monroe High School for more information about this scholarship.

Middletown Fire Fighters Association Scholarship

Eligibility The scholarship is to be awarded annually to a high school senior who is graduating from any High School within the City of Middletown or is the child of a City of Middletown employee. Preference is to be given to a graduating senior who, like fire fighters, has participated in community service. This scholarship will be for any field of study. Academic achievement, extracurricular activities and need may be considered in selecting the most appropriate recipient of the Middletown Fire Fighters Association Scholarship. This award will be given to the most qualified candidate. Use of Award: The award may be used only for educational expenses: tuition, books, fees or room and board. The award is payable directly to the university. Selection: Middletown Community Foundation will select the recipient.

Middletown High School Journalism Award

To recognize and award students who display outstanding effort, talent or skills in the production of the MHS newspaper, yearbook, creative arts magazine or literary magazine. ELIGIBILITYThe student(s) must be a senior enrolled in good standing at Middletown High School and must have exhibited extraordinary effort, talent, or skills in producing a high school publication. THE AWARDThe award(s) is a one time non-renewable award. The number of awards will depend upon the number of qualified candidates and the funds available. The award may be used as the honoree so wishes. The award is not a scholarship reserved for higher education. SELECTION COMMITTEEAdvisors of the MHS newspaper, yearbook, and creative arts magazine shall select the recipient(s) of the award(s). No application from the student(s) is necessary.*Applications are not accepted directly by the Middletown Community Foundation. Please contact Middletown City Schools for more application information or visit www.middletowncityschools.co

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