Scholarships 2018-02-26T21:53:51+00:00


Our 2018 scholarship applications will open on January 1, 2018. Deadline for 2018 scholarship applications is March 31, 2018 at midnight.

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High school seniors will find most scholarships have a March deadline. Start early…gathering and adding information takes time!

Completing one application enables you to apply for most of our scholarships.  As you answer questions in the application, scholarships for which you may be eligible will be presented to you. Please contact us before the deadline with any questions at (419) 739-9223 or raskinswacf@bright.net. Best of luck!


Many different scholarships are available to apply for.  Below are a few samples.  Click on the links below for a full list of detailed scholarships available and the scholarship FAQ’s.

Alvin E. Egbert Scholarship Fund
The Berg Family Scholarship

Steven A. and Marie E. Bilyj Scholarship Fund
Ida Brown Scholarship
Richard and Cindy Chadwick Scholarship
CYO Girls Basketball Scholarship
Jesse Doseck Memorial Scholarship

Dwight W. & Mary L. Edwards Scholarship
Paul E. Fisher Jr. Scholarship Fund
Freymuth-Sutton Scholarship
Keith Froning Scholarship
Jason C. Kline Scholarship Fund 
Riley and Jean Hardacre Family Scholarship Fund
Al & Gladys Heinrich Scholarship
Scott Lhamon Scholarship
Mary Place Baker Scholarship
Richard A. and Mary L. Lowry Scholarship
Merle and Opal Miller Scholarship
Arlene M. Metz Scholarship
Minster Bank Scholarship
Naylor Scholarship
Diane Inbody Pepple Memorial Scholarship
Niki Schaub 4-H Scholarship
Jason Strauser Memorial Scholarship Fund
Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 8445 Scholarship Fund
Wapakoneta Area Community Scholarship Fund
Wapakoneta Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 691 Scholarship
Wapakoneta Woman’s Club Scholarship

Full List of Detailed Scholarships | Scholarship FAQ’s

Scholarship Opportunities

These are some of schools that the foundation offers scholarship opportunities (please check each scholarship for specific eligibility requirements):

Indian Lake
Lima Senior
New Bremen
New Knoxville
St. Marys Memorial
Upper Scioto Valley

Scholarships Awarded 2017 – $143,500

CYO Basketball
Megan Smith

Fraternal Order of Eagles #691
Lindsey Sanders
Kate Henderson
Adam Henderson
Elizabeth Severt
Shelby Kohler

Leighton Wireman
Cassie Bicknell
Dia Irons
Loretta Lemaster
Jelisa Austin
Amari Russell

Jason Strauser Memorial
Lauren Drake
Lacey Hayes

Ida Brown
Kaitlin Snider
Lacey Hayes

Al & Gladys Heinrich
Isaac Hutchinson

Minster Bank
Lauren Drake

Sons of American Legion #330 Jerry Mason
Kate Henderson

Wapakoneta Women’s Club
Lauren Drake
Logan Meyer

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8445
Morgan Fisher
Alexandra Gesler
Audrey Daum
Jadyn Nuss
Steve Chivington

Paul E. (Bud) Fisher
Blasia Moyler

Ryan Schneider

Jesse Doseck Memorial
Charles Tyler Copeland

Alvin Egbert
Kori Lochard

Merle & Opal Miller
Sierra Sammons
Jadelyn Hennon
Emily Klopfenstein
Owen Settlage
Morgan Miller
Brandon Turner
Taylor Bergman
Becca Young
Kori Lochard
Jordyn Law
Mya Hager

Scott D. Lhamon Memorial
John Bourne

Stephen A. & Marie Bilyj
Elizabeth Horman
Jordyn Law
Mya Hager
Becca Young

Mary Place Baker Memorial
Lindsey Sanders

Jason C. Kline Memorial
Blasia Moyler

Arlene Metz Teaching
Charles Tyler Copeland

Diane Inbody Pepple Memorial
Alexandra Shirk

Wapakoneta Community Scholarships
John Bourne (Barb Norton Memorial)
Kate Henderson (Barb Norton Memorial)
Elizabeth Horman (Lions Club)
Luke Steinke (Masonic Lodge)
Lauren Drake (Masonic Lodge)
Lauren Klopfenstein (Sertoma Club)
Lacey Hayes (The Miami Six)
John Bourne
Jordan Bowers
Megan Fisher
Lacey Hayes
Kate Henderson
Cassidy Hughes
Jordyn Law
Marisol Morales
Lindsey Sanders
Ryan Schneider
Wesley Temple
Emma Walker

Nikki Schaub 4H
Stephen Hayes
Brianna Jurosic
Madeline Okuley
Kyle Prenger
Quincy Rable
Alyssa Ruppert
Luke Steinke
Adam Vogel
Kelly Wilker

For Scholarship Award Recipients

If you have been notified that you have received a scholarship from one of the funds administered by the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation…Congratulations!  You need to complete one easy task to receive your scholarship check:

  1. Send us your tuition statement (your college may call it an account or billing statement).  Colleges and universities typically make these available to you by logging into your account on the college’s website.  Review your Acceptance Letter to learn whether your scholarship check will be paid before the first or second college semester.  Please mail or email a copy of the tuition statement which shows what you owe to attend college.  We consider this as proof of enrollment in the college.  An emailed item may be sent to raskinswacf@bright.net.   A mailed copy may be sent to Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation P.O. Box 1957 Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895.

And one more important request…please send a Thank You note to the person or family that provided your scholarship.  It is always appreciated and valued by them!  Please send the note to the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation P.O. Box 1957 Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895.

If you don’t personally know the individuals who provided the scholarship, it is always safe to begin your note with “To the (scholarship name) family.”   We will forward your note to the appropriate individual or family member. Mention your future plans such as your college, major and career goal.  Most individuals who create a scholarship fund have no involvement with the selection process and have not read your application.  They truly enjoy reading notes from recipients!

“The highest use of capital is not to make more money but to make money do more for the betterment of life.”

Henry Ford