Scholarships

I will un-strike the scholarships as they become available for the 2020-21 school year. Scholarships typically start becoming available from January-early April.
In the meantime, students should be seeking scholarship opportunities from the colleges in which they are applying. Many merit scholarship deadlines are in November and December. 


POSTED 3/4/2021
Trachsel Scholarship-available to students planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college, up to $10,000 available per year, not solely based upon academic record. Click here for application. A letter of recommendation is required from a teacher or counselor. Please inform recommenders well ahead of the deadline. All applications are due to the guidance office. Deadline is April 16, 2021 by noon.

POSTED 2/25/2021
Pleasant Athletic Booster Scholarship-Ten $500 available to senior athletes, parents must be current athletic booster members before December 31, 2020, student athletes must be involved in a varsity sport during senior year, must have participated in at least 2 years of HS sports and earned at least one varsity letter, minimum GPA of 2.0, and no extra curricular handbook violations. Click here for an application. Applications are due to the guidance office. Deadline is April 12, 2021.

POSTED 2/24/2021
Central Ohio Farmer's Co-Op Tom Bostic Scholarship-$1500 scholarship for seniors planning to major in agriculture crop and soil, agricultural science, technology and management, large animal science and ag related fields. Minimum 2.75 GPA required. Click here for the application. Mail application to the address provided. Deadline is March 26, 2021.

Ohio Gas Association Scholarship-$1,000 renewable scholarship for graduating high school seniors pursuing a career in the natural gas or related energy field. This can include careers in the areas of Life Science, Liberal Arts, Engineering, or Business (major list is in the link). Student must be a legal US citizen, have a 3.0 GPA, and planning to attend an accredited Ohio college, university, technical, or trade school. Click here for the application. Completed applications must be mailed by the student to the provided address. Deadline is March 31, 2021.


POSTED 2/17/2021
AGA Scholarship-Three $500 scholarships given to graduating seniors who plan to pursue a major in Accounting, Auditing, Budgeting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Information Resource Management, or Public Administration and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Click here for scholarship info and application. Email application information to the email provided on the scholarship. Deadline is April 14, 2021.

POSTED 2/15/2021
OSU Alumni Scholars Program-Several $1200 scholarships given to students planning to attend either OSU-Columbus OR OSU-Marion. A few scholarships will go to students in the top 10% of the class but additional scholarships will be given to good, all around students planning to attend OSU. Thus, all OSU Columbus or Marion bound students are encouraged to apply. This scholarship was already posted as an online application. They have extended the paper application deadline for anyone who did not apply online. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED INTO MRS. WEBB.  Click here for student info about the scholarship. Click here and here for the application. Paper application deadline is March 5, 2021. 


POSTED 1/12/2021
Madia/OSUM Scholarship-This $2500 scholarship will be awarded to one female and one male senior planning to attend OSU-Marion and major in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics related field. This includes students who are majoring in the medical field and/or science or math education field. Student must be in good academic standing. Click here for application instructions. Applications will be returned to the HS guidance office. Deadline is April 16, 2021.

Pleasant Association of Teachers Scholarship-$500 scholarship available to a senior planning to attend a four year college to pursue a degree in education. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required. Click here for an application. All applications and materials should be returned to the HS guidance office. Deadline is April 19, 2021.

National Honor Society Scholarship-
$250 scholarship available to a senior who is NOT a member of the Pleasant National Honor Society. Must be planning to attend a college or university next fall. Click here for the application. All applications and materials should be returned to the HS guidance office. Deadline is April 9, 2021.

Marion Technical College Scholarship-There are several scholarships available for current seniors. Click here for the scholarship descriptions. The deadline is May 1, 2021.


Pleasant Township Firefighters Scholarship-One $750 scholarship available to a senior pursuing a certificate or degree in the areas of public safety, nursing, law enforcement, firefighters, or EMS. Minimum GPA of 2.5 required. Click here for the application. Return all applications and materials to the HS guidance office. Deadline is April 16, 2021.

Pat Needles Scholarship-$500 scholarship awarded to a senior with a cumulative GPA between 2.0-2.9 through the 3rd nine weeks of the grading period of their senior year. Parents must be members of the Pleasant PTO for the 2020-21 school year. Click here for an application. Applications are due to the high school guidance office. Deadline is 2:15pm on April 8, 2021. 


PTO Scholarship-
Three $500 scholarships will be awarded to seniors. Parents must be 2020-21 members of the Pleasant PTO and applicants will be judged on academic achievement, awards/honors, activities inside and outside of school, and community service. Click here for an application. Applications are due to the HS guidance office. Deadline is 2:15pm on April 8, 2021. 


POSTED 1/8/2021
ASMC Buckeye Scholarship-these scholarships are offered to high school seniors planning to pursue a career in business administration, economics, public administration, computer science, or operations research related to financial management, accounting, or finance. 

Requirements for Mary Ann White Community Service Scholarship Program:

·       Student must be a senior and must submit application.

·       Student must have 100 hours of Community Service over and above required for graduation, or 5 extra volunteer activities, of at least 20 hours each.

·       Student must be entering a field of study directly related to financial/resource management (such as, business administration, economics, public administration, accounting, finance).

·       The application package must include three letters of recommendation from any combination of their high school principal, academic dean, guidance counselor, volunteer organization representative, or high school teacher.

Requirements for High School Scholarship Program:

·       Student must be a senior and must submit application.

·       Student must be entering a field of study directly related to financial/resource management (such as, business administration, economics, public administration, accounting, or finance).

·       The application package must include three letters of recommendation from any combination of their high school principal, academic dean, guidance counselor, or high school teacher.

Click here for the scholarship application. Email application to asmcbuckeye.scholarship@gmail.com  Deadline is February 28, 2021.

Pleasant Music Boosters Scholarships-Two scholarships totaling $1,000 will be offered to two high school seniors who have been actively involved in the vocal and/or instrumental music program at Pleasant. Click here for the application and further criteria information. Applications returned to the HS Guidance office. Deadline is April 9, 2021.


POSTED 1/15/2021
Medical Mutual Scholarship-Through this program, seniors graduating from Ohio school districts that carry Medical Mutual insurance are now eligible to apply online for a one-time $1,000 scholarship toward college tuition. Additionally, six top applicants across the state will receive a $10,000 award for their outstanding academic and community service efforts. Students must submit a one-page essay that includes the student’s college major and describes how receiving a scholarship would impact their life, a current official transcript, and the Student Aid Report from FAFSA. Contact Alicia Szempruch at scholarshipmanager@columbusfoundation.org with any questions. Click here to apply. Deadline is April 1, 2021 at 5pm.

POSTED 1/4/2021
Marion Community Foundation Scholarships-The Marion Community Foundation has many scholarships that apply to Pleasant HS students. These scholarships have a large monetary range. Go to the following website and click the scholarships tab to see available scholarships and to complete an application.  https://www.marioncommunityfoundation.org/mcf/Scholarships/tabid/650/Default.aspx  The deadline is February 25, 2021 at Noon.






Future Nurse Leadership Scholarship-Two $1,000 scholarships for any student entering a BSN program or currently enrolled in a BSN program. Must be a resident of Ohio or New Jersey. Click here for application. Send application as pdf to the provided email address on the scholarship. Deadline is Tuesday, April 14, 2020.



Marion Lecture Recital Club Scholarship-Two $1,000 scholarships awarded to graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited college and plan to major in music (vocal study, instrumental study, music production, music therapy). Click here for the application. It must be emailed to the provided email address on the scholarship application. Deadline is March 27, 2020.
  


James A Augur Scholarship-Scholarship for graduating Delaware and Marion county high school seniors who are not pursuing a traditional 4 year college degree. These students must have a 2.5 GPA and be in pursuit of a vocational, job skills training, or credentialing (i.e. culinary school, nurse aid training, CDL, etc.). Click here for the online application link. Deadline is March 1, 2020.