Scholarship Opportunities

Community Foundation of PA - - online scholarships for Brookfield students:

Brookfield Fallen Firefighters:  See online application for criteria.
Steven Chavara Memorial Scholarship:  must be a senior volleyball player.
Louis Colella Scholarship - pursuing a degree in Music
Marvel Flint Scholarship - supporting youth who might not have the resources to pursue a higher education
Christie Manchester Memorial Scholarship:  Pursuing a degree for college, trade school or military academy.
Goodrick Family Foundation Scholarship:  Major in music or medicine
Isabella Christenson Memorial Scholarship:  Directly impacted by organ donation
Lee Michael Shimshock Memorial Scholarship:  Active participant in one or more sports programs
Marc Sabino Honorary Scholarship:  life has been touched by cancer and is pursuing a degree in in Medicine or Medical Research
Rey of Hope Scholarship Fund:  pursuing a degree to be a vet or vet technician
Shenango Valley Performing Arts Council Scholarship:  Participation in the Arts
Ulysses S Ward - financial need and active in church and community.  See Ms. Anthony for info.
Charles and Margaret Verholek Fund:  Pursuing a degree in Math or Science.
Strimbu Foundation Scholarship:  Leadership scholarship of $2000.00 to individual winner and potential for $10,000. Also $500.00 for winning essay.  Information in the Guidance office and on the website.
Norma Jean Kirsch Scholarship - In memory of Norma Jean Kirsch, a former Brookfield High School English teacher.  Will be awarded to a graduating female based on merit, financial need, career and life goals.  Information in the Guidance office and on line.
The following applications are in the Guidance Office:   (These will be announced when the applications are received - after the New Year)
Trumbull County Educational Service Center Scholarships - Can apply for up to six scholarships - each with different criteria.
Wolves Club - financial need, scholarship, character. GPA 2.5 or better.  2016.

Trumbull County ACIM/Wolves - must be Italian American and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. 

Ethel Swanbeck - pursuing a degree in Allied Health

Elaine Weiman Memorial Scholarship - pursuing a degree in the field of Communication

Annette Phelps Lincoln Scholarship - pursuing a degree in teaching or library profession

William D. Squires Scholarship - Up to $3000.00/yr.  EFC on your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) must be less than $8000.00.  3.20 GPA.  - Applications will be accepted from February 15th until April 5th, 2017.

Richard T. Naples, Sr. Scholarship - $800.00 scholarships for seniors in Mahoning, Trumbull and Stark counties who are attending college, fine and performing arts institutes as well as trade and vocational schools. March 31, 2017 deadline.
Additional information for the following are online or in the Scholarship basket in the library:

AXA Achievement Scholarship -  -A winner in every state.  Amounts of $10,000.00 and $25,000.00.  Apply by December 15, 2016.

AXA Achievement Community Award - $2,500.00.  . to apply.
Seven Seventeen Credit Union - Twelve scholarships of $1,500.00 will be awarded to seniors who are members of Seven Seventeen or a legal dependent of a member.  It is available to students attending YSU, Akron or Kent State.  Must have a 3.0 or better.  More information is on the Guidance Board and in the scholarship basket.  Deadline is March 1, 2017.
Ohio War Orphans Scholarship and Ohio Safety Officers College Memorial Fund - Available to children of Ohio residents whose parents are deceased or disabled veterans with wartime service.  for more information:
Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehab - for students with a physical or mental impairment which constitutes a substantial impediment to employment.  Contact
AmeriCorps - Provides educational awards in return for community service.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Scholarships - online at www, 
eSchool View - Eight scholarships totaling $15,000.00 available for web design and development contest.  .
Latino College Dollars:  for Latino students -
Schwallie Family Scholarship - For qualified persons with Autism or Asperger syndrome. 
Scholarships for Military Children - 
Aspiring Pharmacy Technician Scholarship - 

University of Mount Union - Minority Achievement Award - On campus interview required. Questions: 1-330-823-2590.
BigSun Scholarship - - for student athletes. 

Women's Retail Network Dealer Development Program - For women who want to pursue a career in the automotive retail dealership area.

Buick Achievers Scholarship - for students majoring in engineering, technology or design with an interest in the automotive industry.  Deadline is February 29, 2016.

Sertoma International Scholarship - for seniors who have a hearing loss.  3.2 GPA

Tom Holden Memorial Scholarship - The 27 First News Caring for Our Community will award one junior or senior a $1,500.00 scholarship. Due February 13, 2017.
Ancient Order of Hibernians in America - submit a 500 word essay - "Why do so many people want to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day?"  Due February 20th.  More information in the scholarship basket in the library.
Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Foundation - $1,000.00 scholarships renewable for 4 yrs.  Career goal must be in the crude oil and natural gas industry, or related energy field. 2.5GPA.  Applications are accepted until March 1, 2017.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship - Up to $1000.00.  Apply at .
Richard T. Naples Scholarship - See Ms. Anthony.
DeBartolo Scholarship - Up to $8000.00. FAFSA information and two years of tax returns must be submitted with application.  See Ms. Anthony.
Trumbull County Federation of Women's Clubs - $500.00 based on need, scholarship, academic achievements and character. 2.5 GPA. Due May 1st. Application in the Scholarship basket.

Utility Pipeline Scholarship - 3.0GPA. Parent, grandparent or applicant must be a member of an affiliated natural gas cooperative or natural gas utility in Ohio, PA or Indiana managed by Utility Pipeline LTD.    More information in the scholarship basket.

Ethics & Integrity Scholarship - $1,000.00 to a child or grandchild of the owner or employee of an accredited business.    Information in the scholarship basket.

Ohio Credit Union League - Mahoning Valley CU Outreach Alliance - Four  $1,000.00 scholarships to local students.  A poster on the Guidance board with more information.  The application is  in the scholarship basket.  Deadline is April 21, 2017.

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio - 11 different scholarships available at    More information also in the scholarship basket.

Founces M Luley Music Scholarship -   Information in the scholarship basket.

Ohio Black Caucus of School Board - must be African-American and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  More information in the scholarship basket.

Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation - for Trumbull County residents who are pursuing a healthcare degree.  Applications online at the Community Foundation.  More information is in the scholarship basket.  .

Casal Aveda Institute has a full scholarship for cosmetology and one for esthiology.  Application and more information is in the scholarship basket. 

William McDonald Memorial Scholarship - $500.00 for a Trumbull County student who is majoring in Agriculture, Conservation Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Civil Engineering or related field.  2.0GPA. Applications available at

The Ryland Robert Reel Memorial Scholarship - For football, baseball and softball players who have played at least 2 years, 2.8GPA and have financial need.  Applications are online at the Community Foundation website. 

Ohio JCI Senate Scholarship - Two categories:  Academic Based and Need Based. Application deadline - January 18, 2016.  Application in the Scholarship basket.

Trumbull County Farm Bureau, Inc. - Applicant's immediate family must be current Farm Bureau members. In addition to the application, an interview is required.  Application in the scholarship basket.

2016 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship - Must demonstrate "exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship - $10,000.00 renewable scholarships.  Applications on line at, and are due January 16, 2016.

NHS Scholarship - (National) Application in the Scholarship basket. 

America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders - 

Elks Scholarship -  Applications can be downloaded at  Submit online. (Warren Elks)  ACT/SAT must be taken by Nov. 5th.  Applications must be submitted online by November 30, 2016.

Burger King Scholarship - Must have a 2.5 GPA. Do/Scholars Program. 

YSU Trailblazer Scholarship - Must be a member of an underrepresented group(ethnic or socioeconomic) and/or be a first generation college student who demonstrates financial need.  Must have a 3.0 GPA and minimum ACT score of 19/SAT score of 990.  Application in the scholarship basket in the library. 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Must be of Black African descent and have a 2.5 or higher GPA.  More information, including the application, is in the scholarship basket in the library.  Application must be postmarked by February 27, 2017.

Junior Civic League Scholarship - Must have at least one parent of African American origin and a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.5 and also have financial need.  More information is in the scholarship basket. 

Trumbull Senior Production Company - Senior who plans to major in performing or theatre arts. . 

Nursing Scholarship -

Ohio Newspapers Foundation - Minority Journalism Scholarship -  ,.

William Squires Educational Foundation, Inc. - $3,000.00/yr. renewable scholarship.  Based on financial need, and academic promise.  3.23 GPA.  Applications will be accepted from February 15th until April 5th.

S.T.A.R. Scholarship - $1,000.00 scholarship for senior majoring in performing or theatre arts in college. Deadline is March 31st.

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship -  GPA 2.5-3.2.  

The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation has scholarships available for Trumbull County residents who are pursuing a healthcare degree or certification from an accredited institution.

Mercer County NAACP Unit Scholarship - 3.0GPA.  Application in the scholarship basket. 

Shenango Rivers Watchers Scholarship - must be a volunteer with the Shenango River Watershed of PA/OH or reside within the Shenango River Watershed or is a member of or volunteered with the Shenango River Watchers.  $1,000.00 award.  Due March 24, 2017.  More information in the Scholarship basket or at

Drs. Carolyn/Mariann Clemenza Scholarship - A senior female interested in a  health care field.  Application on the Community Foundation website and also in the scholarship basket. 

Bently Trust Scholarship for disadvantaged students.  Application in the scholarship basket.  Due April 8th.

Lester Marrison Teacher Education Book Grant - $1,000.00 book grant to senior majoring in teacher education in the state of Ohio.  3.00 GPA.    Application in the Scholarship basket.

The Mahoning Valley Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship - Application in the scholarship basket. 

Mahoning Valley CU Outreach Alliance Scholarship - $1,000.00 scholarships.  Application must be submitted to Seven Seventeen Credit Union in Warren.  More information in the scholarship basket and on the guidance board.

The Sharon Music Club - Senior who plans to major in music.  Auditions will be April 16th at 10:00AM at the United Methodist Church in Sharpsville.  More information is in the scholarship basket in the library. 

 Slater & Zurz Scholarship - -based on video submission and essay.  Due March 31, 2017.  More info. in scholarship basket.

Mensa Scholarship -  Due by January 15, 2017

Trumbull County Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award - Due by October 15, 2016.  See Ms. Anthony for more information.

Most Valuable Student - Sponsored by the Elks foundation.  Will award 500 4 year scholarships.  Deadline is November 30, 2016.  Moe information in the Scholarship basket.

Walmart Scholarships - See scholarship basket for more information on these and the Sam Walton Community Scholarship.

EFO Engineering Scholarships - 3.0GPA. Minimum ACT/SAT scores.  US citizen and permanent Ohio resident,  Must be received by January 16th.  Information in the guidance basket in the library.

Ohio Athletic Scholarship - seniors who have completed at least one Ohio Athletic Committee wrestling event, or has been a member of the high school football team, cheerleading squad or cross country team in Ohio.  Deadline is February 1st.  Application in the scholarship basket in the library.

Trumbull County Tennis Association - Applications are in the scholarship basket.  Must be postmarked by March 25, 2017.

Trumbull County Farm Bureau - Information and application is in the scholarship basket.  Due date is March 15, 2017.

Medical Mutual - apply online at  due May 31, 2017 at 5PM

Mahoning Valley Italian American Sports Hall of Fame - .  Due April 5, 2017.

Trumbull County Federation of Women's Club - 2.5 GPA.  Application is in the Scholarship basket.  Due May 1, 2017.

Mahoning Valley Ovarian Cancer - seniors affected by cancer.  Information in scholarship basket.  Due March 14, 2017.

New Castle School of Trades Scholarship Day - April 15, 2017.  For more information, call 1-800-837-8299 or check the scholarship basket in the library.

Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition - for postsecondary training programs in the fields of manufacturing and welding offered at a career and technical center or community college with advanced levels of credentials and training.  Five $1,000.00 scholarships.  Application due by April 21, 2017 at 5:00 P.M.  More information is in the scholarship basket.

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