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Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

Who is eligible to apply for the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program?

Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must:

  • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior
  • Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or NBCUniversal or Telemundo area
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or vocational-technical college in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Demonstrate financial need

There are two essay questions (one about 200 words, and the other 400 words) required as part of the application:

  1. What is your most impactful community service experience? Explain why.
  2. Describe a time when you were able to use your leadership skills.

In addition, an official transcript that includes name, school, and grades will be required.

How much are the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards worth?

Comcast NBCUniversal will award over 800 scholarships worth $2,500 each for the 2020 – 2021 school year. In addition, a select number of awardees will be chosen as recipients of a Founder’s Award, worth in excess of $2,500.

When is the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program application due?

The deadline to apply: Be sure to apply by 5:00PM EST on December 6, 2019.

All winners will be notified by mid-March of 2020.

Apply Below:


  Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans
Phone: 844-422-4200 
Deadline: 10/25
Maximum award: 25,000
Award basis: Need based 
Description: High School graduate for 2020, demonstrated critical financial need (55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income) and a United States citizen. Students must be involved in co-curricular activities and community service. applicants must also display integrity in overcoming adversity. Apply online at
Americas Farmers Grow Ag Leaders     
Organization: Americas Farmers
Primary contact: Jessica Rommel
Deadline: 1/15
Maximum award: 1,500
Description: Earn a $1,500 scholarship in a ag-related field.

Apply online @ for more information and official rules. Apply at - applications accepted from 11/1/19 - 1/15/2020. More than $500,000 in scholarships will be awarded with winners announced in April/May
Organization: Ronald Regan Presidential Foundation and GE
Deadline: 1/3
Maximum award: 40,000
Renewable: Yes
Description: To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
be citizens of the United States of America;
be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a Bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
Semifinalists will be required to provide a recommendation from a community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype or telephone by a member of the selection committee. Learn more about the qualifications of a GE-Reagan Foundation Scholar.

Applicants who have questions about the application process may contact the programs administrator, Scholarship America, at 1-844-402-0354 and ask for the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program or email Applicants should anticipate a response to inquiries within one business day. Personnel at GE and The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute cannot address applicant questions. Apply online
Ohio Alpha Delta Kappa State Scholarship     
Organization: Ohio Alpha Delta Kappa
Primary contact: Ruth Ann Young
Address: PO BOX 307
Hillsboro OH 45133 United States
Phone: (513) 424-3678 
Deadline: 2/15
Maximum award: 1000.00
Description: Scholarship is available for a Ohio graduating senior with a cumulative gpa of 3.0 average. Applications and complete scholarship requirements are available in the Guidance office.
Minimum GPA: 3.0000
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Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields Scholarship
Organization: Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields
Primary contact: Tyler Bradshaw
Address: 6636 Rosemont Lane
Mason OH 45040 United States
Description: Students who are enrolling in a 2 or 4 year degree in the fall of 2020 semester. Applicants must participants or volunteers with the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League in Fairfield, Ohio. Students will be eligible for a one time scholarship worth $250-1,000. Preference will be given to students planing to major in special education or related field. For more info, please visit
AK Steel Sons & Daughters     
Organization: Middletown Community Foundation
Address: 300 North Main Street, Suite 300
Middletown OH 45042 United States
Phone: (513)4247369 
Deadline: 2/14
Maximum award: 20,000
Award basis: Merit based
Renewable: Yes
Description: To be eligible, a student must be in his or her final year of high school and the child, stepchild or adoptive child of an Eligible AK Employee. Eligible students should complete an application form :
Hospital Auxilary Scholarship     
Last updated by: Danielle Richardson  December 5, 2019 9:22 AM  
Organization: McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital/TriHealth
Primary contact: Sally Wasser
Address: 50 Scarlet Oak Circle
Oxford OH 45056 United States
Phone: (513) 524-7495 
Deadline: 4/1
Maximum award: 3,000
Award basis: Merit based
Need based
Description: Scholarships are available for individuals preparing to work toward an RN degree. There will be 2 scholarships awarded in the amounts of $2500. Requirements: 1. Completion and submission of the scholarship form by April 1, 2019. 2.Submission of high school transcript through mid-year. 3. Forwarding 3 letters of reference on behalf of the applicant to the Scholarship Committee no later than 4/1/2020          4. Letter of acceptance from a school with an accredited nursing education program. 5. Personal Essay/ statement of financial need, goals, personal qualities, and or experience, and level of ability (no obligation) to work part-time at McCullough -Hyde. Applications are available in the Guidance Office or online at
AAA School Safety Patrol Grant     
Last updated by: Danielle Richardson  December 16, 2019 10:21 AM  
Organization: AAA Ohio Auto Club
Primary contact: Kellie O\'Riordan
Address: 90 E. Wilson Bridge Rd
Worthington OH 43085 United States
Deadline: 2/28
Description: Students who have been involved with the AAA Safety Patrol program are encouraged to apply. The grant is not limited only to students planning to attend a college or university. The grant money can be used for an apprenticeship program, enrollment in a trade school or participation in any other recognized program that will help students further their education following graduation from high school.

Application and more information can be found in the Guidance Office.
The William Squires Educational Scholarship     
Organization: The William Squires Educational Foundation Inc.
Primary contact: Cynthia Squires Gross
Address: United States
Phone: 561-741-7751 
Deadline: 4/5
Maximum award: 5,000.00
Award basis: Need based
Renewable: Yes
Description: Eligibility is primarily based on financial need. The EFC on your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) must be less than $7,000.00 to apply. <br /> Applicants must know their career goal. <br /> Applicants must be highly motivated and have good character. <br /> Applicants must show academic promise, and have a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA. <br /> Students should apply at



Eligibility: Middletown Community Foundation Scholarships for High School Seniors are primarily available to students who live in the greater area of Middletown, Ohio or attend one of the seven schools located within the service area of the Middletown Community Foundation: Bishop Fenwick, Edgewood, Franklin, Madison, Middletown, Middletown Christian or Monroe High Schools.  The criteria vary by scholarship and were set by the original donor of each scholarship. We ask for financial information from all applicants for our local scholarships. 

All applicants should be registered in college or have decided without a doubt to attend college in the fall.  If you are not certain you will be attending school in the fall, please do not apply for scholarships at this time.

This application does not open until January 1, 2020. For more information and to begin application,




  • Be a primary member of GECU.
  • Be a college-bound high school senior with a strong academic record.
  • Be involved in volunteer activities.

*Applications can be found online by visiting: gecreditunion/org/promotions, or stop by a Credit Union office.

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Balanced Man Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2020


To support our mission of Building Balanced Men, the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity (“SigEp”) proudly brings the Balanced Man Scholarship to the University of Cincinnati.


During the 2020 – 2021 school year, SigEp Chapters will award over $225,000 at more than 160 campuses across the country through the Balanced Man Scholarship program. We believe that recognizing students who exhibit balance and all-around excellence is a way to promote this important ideal. Each year, our chapter at the University of Cincinnati awards up to $4,000 in scholarships to incoming freshman students. Our goal is to reward men who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body, as we believe they are essential to leading a balanced life.


Why is SigEp different? The Balanced Man Program offers a no pledging, no hazing, college experience, focused on personal and professional development. SigEp offers full membership from day one. Members learn to live their best lives through unique and rewarding programming tailored to fit their needs and prepare them for the life journey ahead. By developing a Sound Mind in a Sound Body, SigEp members acquire the tools to build their success.


SigEp is founded on the principle that it will always strive to be different. SigEp is the largest and most intelligent national fraternity in the country, boasting 285,000 lifetime members, 15,000 undergraduate members and over a 3.0 average GPA. At the undergraduate level, SigEps have consistently outperformed every fraternity in academics. SigEp alumni established the first Educational Foundation of any fraternity. SigEp has grown to be one of the premier student organizations by helping men develop the academic, mental, and physical habits that lead to a balanced life. We will be looking for the most balanced men on the University of Cincinnati’s campus to be the future of this organization.


To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, you must attend the University of Cincinnati in the 2020-2021 school year and submit the application by June 1st, 2020. Please apply online at


Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with SigEp to be eligible for the scholarship. Should you have any questions concerning the Balanced Man Scholarship, please contact me at (614) 282-9333 or

Butler County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2020

The Butler County Retired Teachers Association offers scholarships in the field of education each year to college-bound high school seniors who attend a public school in Butler County and are planning on becoming teachers.

     The $1000 scholarships are for one (1) year and will be awarded to the selected students on Wednesday, May 20th at noon at the Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, OH.


     Whenever sufficient funds are available, the B.C.R.T.A. will offer a minimum of two (2) scholarships. Last year we awarded three scholarships.


     Interested seniors should email this application and answers to the questions along with a copy of their transcript and a copy of ACT or SAT scores no later than April 1, 2020. My email address is Applications may also be received by mail and sent to Dianne Aiken ,Scholarship Committee Chair, 10 Pleasant Creek Ct., Fairfield, OH 45014. Please remember to include your transcript and your SAT or ACT scores. For any questions call (513) 310-2265 or email.

     Please do not include letters of recommendation. They will not be used. 


     The committee will select several students from these applications for a fifteen minute interview to be held at the First Baptist Church, Pyramid Hill Rd., Hamilton, OH, in April (date to be announced). Students must provide their own transportation to the church. During the interview, applicants will be asked several questions concerning their reasons for becoming a teacher. Also, they will need to share their philosophy of teaching. The winners and their parents (guardians) will be invited as our guests to attend a luncheon on May 20, 2020 at the Fairfield Community Arts Center for the presentation of the scholarships. At the luncheon each student will be asked to give a short talk about their interest in teaching. Fill out the application and answers to questions.

Don’t forget your transcript and test scores.

James A. Combs Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: March 30, 2020
Organization: Kiwanis Club of Middletown
Primary contact: Steven Rogers
Address: 4403 Karen Dr.
Middletown OH 45042 United States
Phone: 5134248554 
Deadline: 3/30
Maximum award: 1,500
Description: 1. Student must be a resident of the greater-Middletown area. 2. Must be accepted at an accredited 4 year college or University

There is no specification of the major for this scholarship award.

Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Two letters of recommendation are also required
Dr. Ron Oches Memorial Scholarship
For the Health Care Professions
Deadline: March 30, 2020
Organization: Kiwanis Club of Middletown
Primary contact: Steven Rogers
Address: United States
Phone: ( 513) 424-8554 
Deadline: 3/30
Maximum award: 1,500
Description: The Dr. Ron Oches Memorial Health Professions Scholarship is a one time payment of $1500. The scholarship is for a senior interested in pursuing a career in a health care profession other than nursing.

Applications are available in the Guidance Office
O.K. Klafter Nursing Scholarship
Deadline: March 30, 2020
Organization: The Kiwanis Club of Middletown
Primary contact: Steven Rogers
Address: 4403 Karen Dr.
Middletown OH 45042 United States
Phone: (513) 424-8554 
Deadline: 3/30
Maximum award: 1,500
Description: Any student entering a nursing program; 1. must be planning on becoming a registered nurse 2. must be a resident of the greater Middletown area 3. must be accepted at an accredited 2- year school of nursing before the scholarship funds will be awarded, or must be enrolled in a 4 year degree nursing program 4. the applicant must have a serious interest in pursuing a nursing career. Two letters of recommendation and transcript are required. Applications are available in the Guidance Office
Deadline: April 17, 2020
Organization: Cincinnati Chapter of Parents and Friedns of Lesbians and Gays
Address: PO BOX 19634
Cincinnati OH 45219-0634 United States
Phone: (513)284-6485 
Deadline: 4/17
Maximum award:  
Description: This scholarship is to recognize outstanding gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and straight supportive students. Students must be residents of the greater Cincinnati area, must be 17 years of age as of April 19 2019, demonstrate positive involvement with the LGBT community. Full list of rules and requirements along with the application are available online at
Alpha Delta Kappa - Local Middletown Phi Chapter
Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2020
Organization: Alpha Delta Kappa
Primary contact: Jennifer Webb
Address: 414 Emerick Rd.
Middletown OH 45042 United States
Phone: 513-424-7797 
Deadline: 3/13
Maximum award: $900
Description: Applicants must be a senior female and be an Education major. Applicants will be evaluated on academic achievement, character, original essay, completed application. Applications and guidelines are available in the Guidance Office.
Deadline: March 27, 2020
Organization: Altrusia Club of Hamilton Ohio Foundation
Primary contact: Nancy Schwab
Address: 4214 Carthel Drive
Liberty Township OH 45011 United States
Phone: (513) 865-9520 
Deadline: 3/27
Maximum award: $1000.000
Description: Altrusia is offering 3 $1000 Scholarships to graduating Seniors in Butler County.
1. Must be in the Upper 25% of the graduating class
2. Must be of good character
3. Must demonstrate leadership
Applications are available in the Guidance office. Applications must be postmarked by March 27, 2020
Anthony Munoz Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2020
Organization: Anthony Munoz Foundation
Address: 8919 Rossash Rd
Cincinnati OH 45236 United States
Phone: 513.772.4900 
Deadline: May 1, 2020
Description: Recipients of the Anthony Muñoz Scholarship Fund must meet several requirements to apply for this scholarship. This includes but is not limited to:

Attend a high school in the Foundation’s Area of Impact.
Attending an eligible Tri-State college or university with a freshman status fall 2020. Is your school not listed? Check our list of Ineligible Schools.
Display a desire to overcome adversity and demonstrate a financial need.

Apply online at:
Martha Seward Rahfuse Memorial Scholarship:
Deadline: April 1, 2020
Type: One-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000.
Who may apply: Graduating seniors from Lakota East, Lakota West, Madison, Monroe, New Miami or Ross High Schools.
Class rank: Applicants must rank within the top 25% of their graduating class.
Presentation: An award presentation will be held during the Butler County Educational Service Center’s April board meeting.
Questions: Contact Superintendent Chris Brown by replying to this email or calling (513) 887-3710.
See Mrs. Richardson in the Guidance office for applications or visit
Madison Athletic Boosters Scholarships   
Deadline: March 27, 2020
Organization: Madison Athletic Boosters
Deadline: March 27,  2020
Description: This scholarship is designed to recognize outstanding student athletes from Madison High School. Scholarship is based on service and leadership. Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applications are due Thursday March 27, 2020. Please return completed applications to the Madison Guidance Office.