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Scholarship List 2017-08-08T18:59:06+00:00

Scholarships List

Many different scholarships are available to apply for.  Below are the list of scholarships available:

Alvin E. Egbert Scholarship Fund
This fund was established by Pamela Egbert in memory of Alvin E. Egbert to provide scholarships to worthy and needy graduating seniors of Wapakoneta Senior High School, Botkins High School, New Bremen High School, Minster High School, New Knoxville High School, and St. Marys High School who want to pursue a two year  or four year degree with a major in Agriculture at an accredited community, private or public university.

The Berg Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Berg Family to assist worthy and needy graduates of Wapakoneta Senior High School that are majoring in agriculture or agri-business.

Steven A. and Marie E. Bilyj Scholarship Fund
This fund was established under the Will of Stephen A. and Marie E. Bilyj to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Wapakoneta High School intending to pursue a career in nursing.

Ida Brown Scholarship
This fund was established under the Will of Ida Brown to provide scholarships for students at St. Joseph High School and Wapakoneta Senior High School. Applicants must show financial need and be in the upper 20% of their graduating class.

Richard and Cindy Chadwick Scholarship
This fund was established by Cindy Chadwick to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Wapakoneta Senior High School.

CYO Girls Basketball Scholarship
This fund was established by a resident of Wapakoneta to provide scholarships to seniors or a past graduate going to college.

Jesse Doseck Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established by Amy Tester to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Wapakoneta Senior High School. The first scholarship will be given in the spring of 2012.

Paul E. Fisher Jr. Scholarship Fund
This scholarship fund was established by Jerry M. Hardacre, MD, in June of 1999, in memory of his friend Paul E. Fisher, Jr., one of the founding members of the Foundation and board member and secretary from the time of the Foundation’s organization until his death on June 22, 1999. The scholarship fund was established to assist worthy graduates of Wapakoneta Senior High School. The fund is administered by the Scholarship Committee of the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation.

Freymuth-Sutton Scholarship
This fund was established by Krista Taracuk to provide an annual scholarship to a graduating senior of Wapakoneta Senior High School.

Keith Froning Scholarship
This fund was created to honor the memory of Keith Froning and is available to participants in the soccer programs at Wapakoneta Senior High School.

Jason C. Kline Scholarship Fund
This fund was established by Jennifer J. Kline to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Wapakoneta High School. 

Riley and Jean Hardacre Family Scholarship Fund
This scholarship fund was e
stablished by Jerry M. Hardcore, M.D. to assist worthy graduates of Wapakoneta Senior High. First preference to graduates that are enrolled in an Ohio College or School of Medicine or Dentistry leading to a Doctor of Medicine or Dental Surgery degree. Second preference to Wapakoneta graduates who are in the top five (5%) of his/her class. No restriction of study, except must be a college in the U.S. that grants a baccalaureate degree.

Al & Gladys Heinrich Scholarship
Funded by a generous gift from Al & Gladys Heinrich, this scholarship is available to graduates of Wapakoneta Senior High School in the upper 50% of their graduating class who demonstrate a financial need.

Scott Lhamon Scholarship
This fund was established to honor the memory of Scott Lhamon, a 1988 graduate of Wapakoneta Senior High. Scott was interested in journalism, however, the scholarship is available to graduates with at least a 3.3 grade point average who were active in school organizations.

Richard A. and Mary L. Lowry Scholarship
The fund was established by Richard A. Lowry to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Wapakoneta Senior High School, Indian Lake High School and Waynesfield High School who live in Union, Clay, Wayne and Goshen Townships in Auglaize County.

Merle and Opal Miller Scholarship
This fund was established by Opal Miller to provide scholarships to graduates of high schools located in Auglaize County, Ohio intending to pursue a career in nursing.

Arlene M. Metz Scholarship
The fund was established by Pat Johnson and others to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Wapakoneta High School pursuing a four-year degree with a major in education.

Minster Bank Scholarship
Funded annually by The Minster State Bank, this scholarship is available to a graduating senior from Wapakoneta Senior High School with a grade point average of at least 3.0 who plans to pursue a two or four year degree in business.

Naylor Scholarship
Funded by Marian Rudd, a resident of Wapakoneta, this scholarship is available to graduates of Lima Senior High School, especially minority students, who are interested in careers in medicine, science, engineering or education.

Diane Inbody Pepple Memorial Scholarship
The fund was established by Frederick D. Pepple to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Upper Scioto Valley High School.

Niki Schaub 4-H Scholarship
This fund was established to honor Nichole Schaub. Niki lost her life in a car accident in 1991. The scholarship is funded by friends, 4-H clubs, businesses and organizations and is available to members of any Auglaize County 4-H club who are attending a university or technical school.

Jason Strauser Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established by Rick and Judy Strauser to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Wapakoneta High School.

Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 8445 Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the Fund is to establish a scholarship fund for the children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of living and deceased regular members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8445 who were regular members of the Post for at least five (5) consecutive years.

Wapakoneta Area Community Scholarship Fund
This fund was established by the Dollars for Scholarships to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Wapakoneta High School.

Wapakoneta Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 691 Scholarship
This fund was established by the Wapakoneta Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 691 to provide scholarships for the children of parents and grandparents of members of Wapakoneta Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 691 who have successfully completed their high school education. Applicants must contact the Eagles for an application at P. O. Box 1977, Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895.

Wapakoneta Woman’s Club Scholarship
Funded by the Wapakoneta Woman’s Club, this scholarship is available to a graduating senior of Wapakoneta Senior High School with a grade point average between 2.7 and 3.2 who plans to pursue a 2 or 4 year degree.

Should you have a special interest in establishing this type of fund, please contact the Executive Director of the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation,  Robert L. Askins at 419-739-9223 or any officer or Trustee. We also advise you to consult your financial advisor.

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.”

Nelson Henderson