LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP LIST
ATTENTION SENIORS: Below is a list of local scholarships that are offered only to Holmes High School graduating seniors. Please read the description of each award to see if you meet the eligibility requirements. The application will be used for each scholarship you check - with the exception of scholarships noted or listed below. Please submit one teacher recommendation with your application and any other requirements.
Email application, essay (if required), and recommendations to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Note: Scholarship amounts and availability are subject to change.
Adams, Stepner, Woltermann and Dusing, PLLC ($1000) – This scholarship is designed to help a Holmes High School senior who is interested in attending an institution of higher education. We value education as a vital foundation for creating fulfilling, advantageous careers. We are proud and excited to help students reach their goals of furthering their education. A 500 to 750 word essay is required. Please see the ASWD scholarship sheet on the website for further details.
Clinton Harvey Gardiner Scholarship ($1000) – A senior who is a member of the National Honor Society whose grades and extra-curricular activities demonstrate broad intellectual capabilities, strong leadership potential and sincere interest in school and community involvement.
Harry and Sarah Mitchell Scholarship ($2000) – Student must have a 3.0 GPA in mathematics or science courses, must be of good moral character and display good citizenship qualities. Harry Mitchell was a principal and assistant superintendent for Covington Independent Public Schools. Two scholarships will be awarded.
Herb and Chris Tudor Scholarship ($800) – Awarded to any senior for scholastic excellence, attendance and exemplary citizenship and leadership qualities as displayed in school, church and community.
Ron Sargent Foundation Scholarship ($2000.00) – Any senior who will attend college out of state. Considerations: high academic achievement, character, and motivation to succeed.
The Woodrow Lane Scholarship ($1500) – The student awarded this scholarship will have demonstrated strong moral character, service to others, and leadership potential. The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. It is intended to support a student who will attend an accredited university or college to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering or math.
Don Conrad Scholarship (Amount Varies) is awarded to deserving Holmes High School students in pursuit of a higher education. The winning students will demonstrate broad intellectual capabilities and a sincere interest in enhancing personal educational growth through the attainment of a college degree and have a financial need. This is for those attending school in Kentucky. It is a renewable scholarship and two will be awarded.
Jack Moreland Scholarship ($1500) – This scholarship is for a graduating senior who is attending a post-secondary institution in Kentucky and will major in education or chemistry, have a financial need, and submit a 150-200 word essay. Please see essay requirements for essay topic.
Covington Professional Firefighters Scholarship ($500) ($1000) – These scholarships are for graduating seniors who are attending post-secondary institutions and who have a financial need. Must submit a 150-200 word essay describing the importance of firefighters to our community.
Covington Education Foundation (TBD-renewable) – Scholarship for graduating senior attending an accredited post-secondary institution on a full time basis and have financial need. The student must show the potential for success in college. Submit a 200 word essay. Please see essay requirements for essay topic.
Covington Education Foundation (TBD) – Scholarship for graduating senior attending an accredited post-secondary institution on a full time basis and have financial need. The student must show the potential for success in college. Submit a 200 word essay. Please see essay requirements for essay topic.
Covington Education Association (CEA) (amount varies) – The number and amount of the scholarship will be determined by the quality and quantity of the applications. Scholarship is for a graduating Holmes High School senior. Complete the application and submit a 100-150 word essay. Please see application below.
Vogt Family Scholarship (amount varies) – This scholarship is for a graduating senior attending an accredited post-secondary institution on a full time basis outside of the greater Cincinnati area. Have financial need and show potential for success in college. Essay is required, please see essay requirements for essay topic.
Virginia Chapman Scholarship (Amount varies) – Any senior who exemplifies the Holmes spirit, community service and academic promise.
Chuck and Julie Geisen Scheper Scholarship ($1000 - renewable) - This scholarship will be based on teacher/staff recommendation and awarded to a student with financial need and the skills for success.
Local Scholarship Application
Local Scholarship List
HHS Scholarship Essay Requirements
ASWD Scholarship Information
CEA Scholarship Application
OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIP LIST
ATTENTION SENIORS: Below is a list of scholarships that are offered to High School graduating seniors. Please read the description of each to see if you meet the eligibility requirements.
Please Note: Scholarship amounts and availability are subject to change.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 203
American Legion Auxiliary Information
American Legion Auxiliary Application
Lincoln/William Grant Legacy Scholarship Award - ($1000) - This scholarship is for generational descendants of affiliates of the former Lincoln-Grant or Willliam Grant High School in Covington, Ky. Two $1000 scholarships are available. Click here for application.
Lincoln/William Grant Legacy Scholarship Award
Dr. Nancy C. Riley Walton Memorial Scholarship ($1000) - For any qualifying graduating senior or undergraduate college student. No family relationship to former affiliates of the former Lincoln-Grant or William Grant High School is required for this scholarship award.) Two $1,000 scholarship awards are available. Click here for application.
The Wallace Woods Neighborhood Association ($500) - This scholarship is based on good citizenship & community service. Seniors must reside in Covington, KY, performed voluntary community service and be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited two year to four year post-secondary educational instituation. Essay is required, please see essay requirements for essay topic.
The Wallace Woods Neighborhood Association Scholarship Award
The Wallace Woods Neighborhood Association Scholarship Application
Mike Rowe Foundation Work Ethic Scholarship (amount varies) - This scholarship is for any high school senior that is interested in a job in trades. Who is enrolled or planning to enroll in a vocational school & planning to graduate. Essay is required, please see essay requirements. Click here for website and application.
Taco Bell Foundation LIVE MAS Scholarship (amount varies) - This scholarship is looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers who want to make a difference in the world. A 2 mintue or less video must be submitted. Click here for website and application.
Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship ($5000) awards two scholarships in the preferred amount of $5,000 each year for up to four consecutive years to graduating high school students. The selection process shall be based on academic merit with an initial minimum GPA of 4.0. Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25. Click here for website and application.
Heritage Bank Scholarship ($1000) application MUST be submitted by March 5th, 2019. Click here for application.
Woman's City Club of Greater Cincinnati ($1000) awarded to 5 female high school seniors. The Woman's City Club of Greater Cincinnati has established the Agnes Seasongood Education Awards to encourage responsible civic awareness among female high school seniors in the community. Essay required. Application MUST be submitted by April 4th, 2019
WCC Agnes Seasongood Education Award Information
WCC Agnes Seasongood Education Award Application
Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute ($1000) awarded to 5 individuals (graduating seniors and older) who are currently attending or will be attending a technical center, trade school, or enrolling in an apprenticeship program, each of which should be centered around the construction industry and should not be free programs. In addition to the five trade scholarships, 2 ($1000) scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors, GED recipients, or students who are currently enrolled in college or tech schools that live in modular, manufactured, or mobile homes. These awards are available for university, college, technical, or vocational programs. Essay required. Applications MUST be postmarked to KMHI by April 1st, 2019. Click here for application.
Becker Law Firm Scholarship (amounts varies) designed to help interested high school seniors in the United States to attend an institution of higher education. Three scholarships will be awarded to help students achieve their goals of furthering their education. Selection of the recipients is based on the creative entry and academic performance. Essay required. Applications MUST be submitted by May 30th, 2019. Click here for application.
Northern Kentucky Building Inspectors Association Scholarship ($1000) Offered to a full-time student actively pursuing a code-related degree at an accredited institution of higher learning. Applications MUST be submitted by May 1st, 2019. Click here for application.
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