SENIOR UPDATE 10

College information

Seton Hall University
  • Open House dates: February 17th and April 14th
  • Tour campus, explore academic programs and experiential learning opportunities, learn about admission/scholarships/ financial aid
  • Register at www.shu.edu/visiting
Eastern Kentucky University
  • Spotlight Day dates: February 2nd
  • Tour campus, meet staff, discuss financial aid, and learn about the Selective Merit Aid/Reduced Tuition program for Ohio Seniors. This program can reduce your tuition rate $10,000 a year.
  • Register online at https://admissions.eku.edu/spotlight by clicking on date you would like to attend. Students must both pre-register and attend the event to be eligible to win.
Bridges Program at Miami (OH)
  • Overnight visit experience for high achieving high school seniors from historically underrepresented populations or who have a commitment to promoting a deeper understanding of and appreciation for diversity
  • More info at MiamiOH.edu/Bridges
Wright State University
  • Raider Open House dates: February 23rd, 2019
  • Honors Visit Days: December 5 and January 25th, 2019
  • Tour campus then meet us for an afternoon informational session to learn more about our programs and what life is like as a Raider. Go to wright.edu/visit for more information and a list of upcoming events

Scholarships and Grants

2019 Wright Patterson Officer’s Spouses Club Scholarship
  • Amount: Various amounts
  • Criteria: The applicant must live within 100 miles of Wright-Patterson AFB and also must be a bona fide dependent of an active duty US military member or full-time reservist assigned to Wright-Patterson AFB, or a retired military member residing wthin 100 miles of Wright-Patterson AFB, or a deployed, deceased POW or MIA US military member, or an active duty international military member currently assigned to Wright-Patterson AFB. Must also be a high school senior and hold an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applications available in Mrs. Anthony’s office or online at www.wrightpattersonosc.org/scholarships.html
  • Completed applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2019
Universal 1 Credit Union’s 2019 Glen R. Kershner Memorial Scholarship
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Criteria: Must be a high school senior who is a member of Universal 1 credit Union and considering post-secondary education at an accredited college or university
  • An application and guidelines are available at www.u1cu.org or in Mrs. Anthony’s office
  • Upload completed applications or mail a copy to the address in the application
  • All entries must be received or postmarked by March 8, 2019
The James P. Humphrey Sidney-Shelby County Black Achievers Scholarship
  • Criteria: Must be residents of Shelby County and be African-American (of African heritage and American), have an accumulative 2.0 GPA or better and/or have a significantly improved academic record
  • You can receive an application from Mrs. Anthony or download an application from the Black Achievers website (blackachieversscholarship.com); Fill out sections 1 and 2 of the application form; submit two letters of recommendation (one from a school representative)and one from a community representative); participate in an interview to assist the committee in the section process. Students must complete all of the above requirements to be eligible to receive a Black Achievers Scholarship
  • Application materials are due by April 1, 2019
The Hauss-Helms Foundation, Inc.
  • The Hauss-Helms Foundation devotes a major portion of its resources to providing grants to young men and women residing in Allen and Auglaize County Ohio, who attend colleges, universities and technical colleges throughout the nation
  • All applicants must provide a completed application and a copy of the entire completed FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) for 2019-202. High School applicants must also provide a copy of their high school transcript, class rank, as of the end of the first semester in January, 2019. As well as verification of ACT or SAT scores
  • Current recipients must provide the completed application, SAR and their most current college grade report which verifies a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above
  • Completed applications must be received on or before March 15, 2019. A postmark of March 15 is not sufficient. The applications must be received in their office by March 15th, whether by delivery, regular mail, facsimile, or email. It does not mean postmarked by March 15th
  • See Mrs. Anthony for an application and complete rules and regulations
Workforce Demand Scholarship at Terra State Community College
  • Terra State Community College is providing a scholarship that will provide up to an associate’s degree tuition free for students who choose to pursue a degree in a field with high job demand. The following degrees are eligible: Accounting, Agribusiness Management, Business Management, Computer Information Systems, Health Information Technology, Hospitality Management, Interactive Media, Manufacturing Technology, Music Technology, Music Technology and Recording Arts, Power and Controls (Electricity), Power Technologies (Includes Automotive), Robotics, Systems and Networking Support and Welding Technology
  • How to apply: 1) Complete a free application for admission to Terra State before April 15, 2019. 2) Complete the Terra State scholarship application before April 15, 2019. 3) Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 15, 2019. 4) Develop an academic and career plan, sign a participation contract, and register for classes before April 15, 2019. 5) Submit a non-refundable $50 deposit by April 15, 2019 to reserve your spot (deposit will be applied to cost of general fees once enrolled)
  • Recipients of the Workforce Demand Scholarship need to enroll full-time at Terra State and they must attend consecutive fall and spring terms with summer enrollment remaining an option. Students are also required to maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average and achieve a course completion rate of 68%. Recipients forfeit all benefits if they stop taking classes or drop below full-time status
  • For more information visit the following website: www.terra.edu/WorkforceDemand.html
Cornelian Scholarship at Rosemont College
  • Full-tuition scholarship for students who have exemplified excellence in academics and a commitment to social justice
  • Criteria: Students must have a 3.5 weighted GPA and 1220 on the SAT or 25 on the ACT. Students who apply with the ROCO Option (submitting SAT/ACT scores are optional) are also eligible
  • Submissions Due Date – January 21, 2019
  • Essay - 500 words on the following topic: The Cornelian mission is based on persistence and courage in promoting justice with compassion. Describe a personal experience in which you promoted a cause that you felt was just. What was the result? What did you learn from this experience?
  • Letter of recommendation (1) from a source other than that used for your Rosemont College application. This could be a counselor, teacher, or a member of the community who is familiar with your academic work and/or your community service work
  • Please email all materials to courtney.clarke@rosemont.edu with the subject line, “Cornelian Scholarship Materials”
  • You can also mail the information to:
    Rosemont College
    ATTN: Courtney Clarke
    Admissions Office
    1400 Montgomery Ave
    Rosemont, PA 19010
  • Visit www.rosemont.edu and search Cornelian Scholarship for more information
WACE Scholarship Opportunity for co-op students at UC, UT, and a few other other out of state colleges
  • Criteria: Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale, apply for admission for the 2019-2020 academic year at institution(s) you select on the scholarship application, meet other merit scholarship criteria as established by the institution(s) selected on the application, be enrolled at one of the WACE Partner Institutions (UC, UT, etc). Applications and other details can be found at www.waceinc.org/scholarship
  • Deadline to apply is February 15, 2019 (postmarked)
The Community Foundation of Shelby County Scholarships
  • Numerous scholarships available
  • List of scholarships can be found on the foundations website: https://commfoun.com/, scroll over the “Grants and Scholarships” icon at the top of the page and then click on the “Apply for a Scholarship” link. Click on the “Available Scholarships” tab and then scroll down to “Lehman Catholic High School Seniors” tab. This will bring up a PDF of all the scholarships available to Lehman High School Seniors. Follow directions on page to apply and for criteria for each scholarship
  • Deadline for most scholarships is February 14, 2019 and other have deadlines of May 30, 2019. Please read the criteria carefully
Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship 2019
  • The Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship is awarded by the Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling each year to outstanding high school seniors. The scholarship is a one-time $1,500 award
  • Demonstrate and show a continued commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity
  • Attend an OACAC member high school. Just one HS counselor needs to be a member to qualify, please check with your counselor to verify that your high school is an OACAC member (Mrs. Koverman is an OACAC member)
  • Have an accumulated grade point average of 3.00 or better on a 4.00 scale in a college preparatory curriculum
  • Required to attend an Ohio college or university
  • Submit the Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship application, an official high school transcript , a counselor recommendation and a personal statement by the published deadline
  • All of these criteria are required, along with other factors as determined by the Inclusion, Access, and Success Committee of OACAC. Students from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply
  • Application deadline is January 21, 2019
  • To apply visit: https://form.jotform.com/83083825930157
Engineers Foundation of Ohio Scholarships
  • Multiple scholarships. Criteria: be a graduation high school senior, have at least a 3.0 GPA, minimum SAT (Math=600, Reading or Composition=500) or ACT (Math=29, English=25), citizen of the U.S. & permanent resident of Ohio and be a graduating high school senior
  • Additional criteria are specified for some scholarships. Please read each scholarship description carefully. See Mrs. Anthony in the guidance department for brochure of scholarships and application
  • Deadline is January 15, 2019
Jostens #ForWhatIStand scholarship
  • Jostens will be giving away five $1,000 scholarships to students with serious passion
  • From October 8th, 2018 – December 31st, 2018, share a picture or video showcasing what you stand for with #forwhatistand and tag @jostensinc on Instagram for a chance to win
  • Visit http://www.jostens.com/forwhatistand/ for more information
2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Pioneer Electric Cooperative Scholarship
  • Scholarships are available to students whose parents are members of Pioneer Electric
  • (1) $2,000, (1) 1,500, (1) 1,000 and (7) $500 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors
  • Must have a current GPA of 3.8 or better and a minimum of 25 on the ACT
  • Visit www.pioneerec.com to read rules and guidelines and complete an application. Applications MUST be typed. Students can complete the form on the web and then print it out
  • Applications need to be submitted to Pioneer Electric by Friday, January 25, 2019 by 5:00pm. Applications received after this date and time will not be accepted
  • All applicants will be interviewed on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
Caring.com scholarships
  • Caring.com has a variety of scholarships available for student caregivers. To help support these students, Caring.com has available scholarships that can provide financial assistance to those students furthering their education
  • Visit https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers to look the variety of scholarships available. The amount, description, eligibility, requirements, where to apply and deadline are listed under each scholarship tab
Ohio JCI Senate Charitable and Education Foundation
  • Two scholarship categories: Academic-based and need based
  • Academic-based scholarship: $1,000 (2)
  • Need-based scholarship: $1,000 (4)
  • Applicants may only submit an application in one category
  • Deadline for submitting application is January 11, 2019
  • See Mrs. Anthony in guidance office for an application
The Ohio State University Alumni Scholars Program
  • Scholarships for high school seniors, living or attending high school in Shelby County, who plan to attend The Ohio State University. The scholarship program is intended to provide recognition and financial assistance to incoming freshmen or ungraduated students
  • Criteria: Apply to the University by November 1, preferably admitted to the University as an incoming freshmen, preferably ranked in the top 10% of their high school class, have a record of performance in activities both in school and in the community, impress the Scholarship Committee with a sound interest and positive attitude toward college work, be residents of and/or attend high school in the area in which the participating alumni club’s membership is based
  • Completed applications need to be returned to the club scholarship leader by January 25, 2019
  • For copies of the application and more information see Mrs. Anthony in the guidance office
Burger King Scholarship
  • You can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2019-2020 school year
  • High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible and must be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations
  • The application period is open from October 15 thru December 15
  • You can apply at www.burgerkingscholars.com
Edison State Community College
Wright State University/Lake Campus
  • Western Ohio Education Foundation Scholarship
  • Over $200,000 in scholarships available for the 2019-2020 academic year. New, transfer, returning and current Lake Campus students can apply!
  • Deadline is January 8, 2019
  • For more information on how to apply and for a listing all the scholarships go to lake.wright.edu/scholarships
Bowling Green State University Science and Math Education in ACTION scholarship program
  • High school seniors considering teaching either secondary science or math, OR middle childhood science and math may be eligible for this scholarship program
  • This program offers recipients $4,000 the first year of college with increases each year up to more than $5,000 the fourth year-a scholarship valued at a total of approximately $20,000 (based on continued state funding
  • Criteria: Ohio resident, incoming freshman fall 2019, Minimum high school GPA of 3.0, recommended minimum ACT of 23, considering a career in teaching science and/or mathematics
  • Deadline to apply is January 15, 2019
  • For more details and to complete and online application visit www.bgsu.edu/action
VFW Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards
Take Action Video Contest
  • Create a 60-second informational video on one of the following topics:
    1. National Do-Not-Call Registry
    2. Dealing with illegal robocalls
    3. Using technology to stop unwanted calls
  • The top three winners will receive $2,500, $1,500, and $1000 college scholarships, respectively.
  • For information & guidelines, go to www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/TakeActionContest
  • Deadline is December 7, 2018
Minster Dental Care Scholarship Program
  • Two scholarships being offered of $1,000 each
  • Applicant must be an active patient of Minster Dental Care
  • Must be enrolling in a 4-year college
  • Must be pursuing a degree in a dental or medical field
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • ACT score of 23 or higher
  • Application available at www.minsterdental.com
Walsh University Founder’s Scholarship
  • One student per Catholic High School within the Diocese of Cincinnati offered a full tuition scholarship to attend Walsh University
  • Criteria: student must have a 3.75 cum GPA AND a 25 ACT or higher composite score OR a 1200 SAT composite
  • Important Dates to let students know:
    * Please have students apply to Walsh University by November 15th
    * Honors Invitations will begin to be mailed out to the qualifying students on November 28th and they will continue to be sent out throughout the month of December. This will have the instructions on how to apply for the Honors Program.
    * The last day we will accept the Honors Application is Tuesday, January 15th
    * The Honors Competition Interview Day will be held on campus on Saturday, February 2nd
  • The Admission Counselor, Andy Gromofsky, who works with Lehman Catholic HS, will be able to answer any follow up questions you may have. Andy’s contact information is 330.490.7174 or you can contact him at his email agromofsky@walsh.edu
Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center Scholarship Application
  • Ten $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to those pursuing a degree related to healthcare
  • Applicants must provide the following: a Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Scholarship Application, an official high school transcript including ACT scores, a 1-2 page essay about “Why you believe this is what you were meant to do.”
  • Submission deadline is Friday, February 22, 2019 at 4pm
  • Application are available in the school counselor’s office
Bill of Rights Institute Scholarship
  • We the Essay Student Contest with the prompt this year being “What are essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?”
  • Winners of this year’s contest will receive a total of $20,000 in scholarship funds including a $5,000 award and a scholarship to 2019 Constitutional Academy to the grand prize winner
  • For more ore details, including rules and instructions go to billofrightsinstitute.org
American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors National President’s Scholarship 2019
  • (15) $5000 each scholarships will be awarded
  • Must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Criteria: must be a senior in high school. Must have complete 50 hours of volunteer service, must be a daughter, son, grandchild, great-grandchild of a veteran who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion (WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Grendad & Lebanon, Panama, Persian Gulf to present)
  • Rules and applications are available in Mrs. Anthony’s office. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2019
American Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents Parley Nurses’ Scholarship
  • Criteria: Students must be pursuing a degree in the nursing field. Applicants must be an honorably discharged veteran or son or daughter (adopted, step, grand, or great-grand) of a living, deceased, or disable honorably discharged veteran who served during WWL, WWLL, Korean War, Vietnam War, Lebanon/Grendad, Panama, or Desert Storm. A photocopy of the veteran’s Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty is required. See Mrs. Anthony for more rules and an application or visit www.alaohio.org
  • Deadline to apply is May 1, 2019
American Legion Auxiliary Department President’s Scholarship
  • (1) $1,500 and (1) $1,000 scholarship
  • Criteria: applicant must be an honorably discharged veteran or son or daughter (adopted, step, grand, or great-grand) of a living, deceased, or disabled honorably discharged veteran who served during WWI, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Lebanon/Grenada, Panama or Desert Storm. A photocopy of the veteran’s Certificate of Release or Discharge from active duty is required. See Mrs. Anthony for more rules and an application
  • Deadline to apply is March 1, 2019

Other Opportunities

Wright Scholar Research Assistant Program/2019 Summer Internship
  • 9 week summer internship program for high school junior and seniors with a strong interest in engineering and science
  • Wright State Scholars are paid for 40 hour work weeks
  • Criteria: Must be a high school junior or senior at time of application, must be 16 years old and have a valid driver’s license by program start, must be a US citizen, must have overall GPA of 3.5 or higher, must have demonstrated interest in STEM career fields
  • Applications accepted starting November 19, 2018 and ending on January 8, 2019
  • Applications and other information can be found at: https://www.wpafb.af.mil/Welcome/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/985968/wright-scholar-research-assistant-program/
American Legion Auxiliary Americanism Essay Contest
  • Award is in the amount of $50
  • Criteria: Applicants must be in grades 3-12. One award in each of the six classes will be presented. Essay Title is: “What can I personally do to promote Americanism in my school or community?” See Mrs. Anthony for an application
  • Deadline to apply is April 1, 2010
Dorothy Love
  • VolunTeen Program
    * The VolunTeen Program is a structured program that gives high school students the opportunity to work with older adults to fulfill the volunteer hours that students are encouraged or required to complete. The teens have a chance to do a variety of activities with our seniors from polishing fingernails, play games, cards, take residents for wheel chair rides or even play the Wii! The students come on a regular basis or on a flexible basis
    * For more information call Betsy Naseman at 937.497.6529 or email her at bnaseman@ohioliving.org
Job Shadowing at Mercy Health St. Rita’s
  • You must be at least 14 years of age and have finished the 8th grade to shadow and 16 years of age to shadow in a patient care area
  • Applications and more details are available in the school counselor’s office

Miscellaneous Information

Common Application:
  • One application for several colleges across the nation. See website for the complete list of participating colleges. Application can be downloaded or completed online at www.commonapp.org
“Play NAIA” Eligibility Center:
  • The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Eligibility Center provides initial eligibility certification for student-athletes who plan to participate in athletics at an NAIA college/university.
  • First-time NAIA participants must register with the online service at www.playnaia.org
  • High school students must have their official transcripts sent by their high school to the center to certify NAIA eligibility. Student-athletes will need to be certified by the NAIA Eligibility Center in order to compete in intercollegiate athletics at any NAIA institution.
  • When you register for the ACT/SAT the NAIA code of “9876” will have your scores sent directly to the NAIA Eligibility Center.
  • Registration fee is $80.00
NCAA Clearinghouse Eligibility Center:
  • If you are interested in playing college sports you need to go to the Eligibility Center’s new website at www.eligibilitycenter.org and check out the requirements and Lehman’s approved courses. Prospective student-athletes who register for the clearinghouse will be required to pay an $80.00 fee.
  • A six semester transcript needs to be sent to the NCAA. Please fill out a transcript request form so that this will get done.
  • When you register for the ACT/SAT list the NCAA Clearinghouse code “9999” to have your scores sent directly to NCAA.

ACT Test Dates

2018-2019 ACT Test Dates & Deadlines
Register at www.actstudent.org

  ACT test dates: Registration Deadline:  
  February 9 January 11  
  April 13 March 8  
  June 8 May 3  
  July 13 June 14  
  • Cost is $50.50 (no writing) or $67.00 (with writing)
  • Register at www.actstudent.org
  • Late registration ADD $25.00
  • If you are on free or reduced lunch, stop in the guidance office for a fee waiver.
  • FREE TEST PREP @ act.org/academy
  • See Mrs. Koverman for prep materials in her office.

SAT Test Dates

2018-2019 SAT Test Dates & Deadlines
Register at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register

  SAT test dates: Registration Deadline:  
  March 9 February 8  
  May 4 April 5  
  June 1 May 3  



ASVAB testing is scheduled for Tuesday, January 15th
Please see Mrs. Anthony if you still need to sign up



Lehman Catholic’s CEEB code is 364680 (for ACT/SAT registration)

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