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Wheelersburg Education Association Scholarship - Seniors only
One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a Wheelersburg High School senior.  The student must be planning to enter college in the fall and pursue a degree in education.  The application deadline is March 30.  WEA Scholarship Application

Peoples Bank Robert E. Evans Scholarship - Seniors only
This is a one-time award for graduating high school seniors.  High school senior planning to pursue a four-year degree in the areas of business, education, engineering, liberal arts, math, science or technology may apply.  Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and must have demonstrated financial need with preference being given to those students having a higher need. A Student Aid Report (SAR) from FASFA is required with the application.  Applicants must reside in the market areas served by Peoples Bank.  Applicants must complete the online application available on Peoples Bank’s website under the “About Us” tab.  https://www.peoplesbancorp.com/about-us/commitment-to-communities/robert-e-evans-scholarship  March 31 deadline.  

Ohio Gas Association Scholarship - Seniors only
Scholarships are limited to undergraduate college studies, technical or trade school programs.  Applicants must have a career goal in the natural gas or related energy field and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  Go to https://www.ohiogasassoc.org/guidelines-application-form/.  The application deadline is March 31.

College Credit Plus for 2023-2024 School Year
Click on the link to access the College Credit Plus Informational Presentation.  
If you are interested in taking a College Credit Plus class during the 2023-2024 school year, you must complete a College Credit Plus intent form by April 1.  
Shawnee State University - The 2023-2024 SSU CCP application will open soon.  April 3 is the summer and fall semester application deadline.  November 3 is the spring semester application deadline.
Ohio University Southern - The 2023-2024 OUS CCP application deadline is April 1 for summer semester, May 1 for fall semester, and November 1 for spring semester.  

Western Sun Scholarship - Seniors only
The deadline is April 1.

Ethan Pauley Memorial Scholarship - Seniors only
Go to https://www.ep7youth.org/ep7scholarshipapp.  The deadline is April 3.

College Credit Plus for Summer / Fall Semester
Jasmine Currie will be here on Tuesday, April 4, to register students for Shawnee State University CCP summer classes, online fall semester classes, and college campus fall semester classes. 

Jerri Cummings Memorial Scholarship - Seniors only
The applicant must be a senior student at Wheelersburg High school who was a former student of Jerri Cummings.  The applicant must be planning on attending a college, university, technical school, work program or the military.  The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  The deadline is April 6.

UCAN Scioto Foundation Wheelersburg Excellence Scholarship - Seniors only
To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must be a senior at Wheelersburg High School; show acceptance into a secondary educational program such as but not limited to a four year college or university, a two year college, community college, vocational program, adult education program, or business school; and have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.  Seventeen scholarships will be awarded; one of the scholarships will be named the Dan Pace Memorial Scholarship and will be given to a first generation college student who shows financial need and /or a student who majors in education.  The deadline is April 6.  

DDFaith Scholarship - Seniors only
The deadline is April 7.

Geoffrey Addleman Scholarship - Seniors only
Wheelersburg High School seniors with a 3.0 grade point average, financial need, and participation in extracurricular activities may apply.  The deadline is April 12.

Portsmouth Rabbit Breeders Association - Taylor Ramsey Scholarship - Seniors only
The scholarship is $1000.  The deadline is April 15.  

Wheelersburg United Methodist Church Scholarship - Seniors only
This scholarship will be awarded based primarily on mission and service to others.  The Wheelersburg United Methodist Church desires for this scholarship to help those who have helped others.  The deadline is April 23.

State Testing Dates
April 17- English II Part 1
April 18 - English II Part 2
April 24 - Algebra / Geometry Part 1
April 25 - Algebra / Geometry Part 2
April 26 - American History / American Government
April 27 - Biology

Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development Scholarship - Seniors only
Go to https://coadinc.org/give/scholarships/.  The application deadline is May 1.

Advanced Placement Exams
May 1 - AP Chemistry
May 3 - AP English Literature and Composition
May 5 - AP Art
May 8 - AP Calculus
May 9 - AP English Language and Composition
May 10 - AP Biology

 - Go to actstudent.org to register for the ACT. - Students with IEPs or 504 Plans who wish to register for the ACT should see Mrs. Davis to request accommodations for the ACT.
 - Juniors and seniors who receive free/reduced lunch receive two fee waivers to take the ACT for free.  See Mrs. Davis if you qualify. - Students who have registered for the ACT who do not have a driver's licence or permit should see Mrs. Davis or Mrs. Barrick for an ACT ID.
 - May 5 is the regular registration deadline for the June 10 ACT.

Aurora Lodge Scholarship - Seniors only
Aurora Lodge will award four $500 scholarships to students attending Shawnee State University next fall.  The application deadline is May 22.

Common Application - Seniors only
The Common Application is one application that many colleges use.  Marshall University, The Ohio State University, Ohio University, and Miami University are examples of colleges/universities that use this application.  You can complete the single application and then send it to multiple colleges.  Go to commonapp.org to apply.

Next Steps Coaching Session
If you need assistance with scholarships, college applications, or resume building, Christy Wilcox from the Scioto Foundation is available to help.  Email her at [email protected]org to set up an appointment.

Rebecca Davis
Guidance Counselor
Wheelersburg High School
800 Pirate Drive
Wheelersburg, Ohio  45694
740-574-2527 phone
740-574-6178 fax

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