Stories tagged with: scholarships

March 11, 2014 - 2:12pm
24 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation is helping area children get a head start on college.

Area students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to attend the Muskingum County Community Foundation's 8th Annual College Night. Director of College Access Programs, Heather Sands, says the event not only prepares students for college, but it also educates students on how the financial aid process works, scholarships, and admissions.

"They'll learn anything from financial aid to...

February 1, 2014 - 6:14pm
29 weeks 5 days ago

Hundreds came out to the Zanesville District Golf Association's Golf Show at Eagle Sticks Golf Club on Saturday.

Vendors lined the room selling a variety of golf products including clothing, clubs, balls and shoes. There was also plenty of food and both local and national golf experts for visitors to chat with.

" A lot of manufacturers are here from Titleist and Mizuno and a lot of area golf courses are here. They are giving great deals on merchandise plus they are selling...

November 1, 2013 - 4:06pm
42 weeks 6 days ago

The 2nd Annual Canvas, Corks and Cookies event is this Saturday, Nov. 2 at the new Fieldhouse Foundation Event Center in the Sunrise Center Plaza. The event, which is open to the public, is the biggest fundraiser for the organization and will feature wine and food tasting, over 150 silent and live auction items and live music.

 "We just really want to invite people in, expose them to what the organization is about, ya know, women helping women and in addition to just...

June 27, 2013 - 6:29pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

The Fieldhouse Foundation held their 15th annual awards ceremony and gave out scholarships to many well-deserving athletes who will be heading off to college in the fall.

"There were 35 well deserving applicants. We have a committee of seven. Each committee member reviews all the applications that are submitted. We come down to a final five and that's when we determine today, the final recipients of the awards. But all finalists will receive scholarships. Anywhere from $250 to $...

June 14, 2013 - 4:25pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

The Ohio State University Alumni Association of Muskingum County is preparing for their 14th Annual Scholarship Auction at the VFW Post 1058 in Zanesville coming up on June 20.

"We invite anybody and everybody to come out, it's a family event. Tickets are $20. You can get them in advance at Tom's Print Shop or any of our board members," said Terry Kopchak, President of the OSUACMC.

Earlier this year, the association awarded $7,000 worth of scholarships to 13 future and...

March 29, 2013 - 11:31am
1 year 21 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation's Scholarship Central is giving away free money.

The catch is that students in our area must apply by Monday, April 1. Several scholarships are available that can help with those looking into higher education.

"There are two specific linked to West Muskingum students, so any West Muskingum High School Seniors this would be a great opportunity to be able to be eligible for scholarships specific to your high school," said Director...

May 16, 2011 - 5:44pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

Golfers are hitting the course to help out an area college.

Zane State College Foundation held its 25th Annual Golf Outing on Monday at Eaglesticks Golf Club. the event helps raise money to create scholarships for students who attend the school. Over the years, nearly $1.5 million has been awarded to about 1,800 students.

"Even though tuition at Zane State is relatively low, it's still outside of reach of some families, many of the people in our region, in fact about 80% of...

August 3, 2010 - 9:31pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

Five area teens receive some help in pursuing their post high school dreams.

The Zanesville Jaycees awarded five $750 scholarships to recent graduates. Jaycees President, David Mortimer says that involvement in the community and excellence in the classroom is what sets these recipients apart.

"We had about 35 applicants and they stuck out as far as the amount of community service hours they've done as well as we've got a few valedictorians that are here that we're honoring,...

July 17, 2010 - 5:08pm
4 years 6 weeks ago

A local organization is taking a swing at giving community members the opportunity to further their education.

Soroptomist International, Zanesville Chapter, works for the betterment and advancement of women. They held their third annual outing at the Green Valley Golf Course to raise money for scholarships.

"We have three specific Soroptomist scholarships and they are, one is for a high school senior who has done a lot of exemplary work, volunteering, and is a wonderful...

May 2, 2010 - 8:53pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

For high school seniors looking to apply for scholarships, major deadlines are approaching quickly, and the Muskingum County Community Foundation is asking that students don't wait until the last second to fill our their applications.

"For a lot of the scholarships, there's an essay they may have to participate in. A lot of students shy away from that. They think that they shouldn't fill it out, but usually the essays are pretty simple. It's a lot about themselves and what they...

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