The October 24th act test is quickly approaching and the Muskingum County Community Foundation is partnering with Scholarship Central to help students prepare a little better.
The October ACT prep class is filling fast but a second class has been added where spots are still available. In order to register, parents and students can go to their website to fill out a form or they can come to the Community Foundation but in order to secure their spot they must have the 20 dollar refundable...
March Madness continues for basketball fans, but here locally, a different kind of March Madness is taking place.
This one is geared toward any and all students looking to further their education. The Muskingum County Community Foundation and Scholarship Central have extended hours for walk-ins between 4PM and 7PM Monday through Thursday. Director of Educational Services, Heather Sands told us about some of the things they can help students with.
If you've been considering college, but find yourself overwhelmed by the process, Zane State and Scholarship Central have you covered.
The event will be held Thursday March 12th from 6PM to 8:30PM in the Zane State Campus Center. We spoke to Ohio College Guide for Scholarship Central, Emily Crist, who walked us through the informative evening.
"First of all they'll get signed in and they'll go to their presentations. When they register they'll get to pick which presentations...
Scholarship Central and the Muskingum County Community Foundation received a grant that will allow them to hire 5 people to become Americorps Ohio College Guides.
The job will begin August 4th and continue through the following 11 months.
The applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree. The guide will work with High School students as they prepare for college. They will be required to live locally and serve in the area High Schools. Director of College Access Programs...
Scholarship Central at the Muskingum County Community Foundation has their own "March Madness" going on this week.
Next Tuesday, April 1st is the deadline for those students wishing to apply for scholarship opportunities. The MCCF has extended their hours from 4 to 7 PM for this Wednesday and Thursday, as well as next Monday and Tuesday. No appointments necessary.
"Students can come in and get the help for filling out the applications. Anything...
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...
An organization hopes to honor our local heroes this September 11.
Scholarship Central at the Community Foundation is hosting a 9-11 event for EMS, firemen and police forces.
"We wanted to do something on 9-11 and we thought this was a great idea," said Scholarship Central's Samantha Garber. "We all feel very passionate about it. We consider these men and women our heroes in the community, so we wanted to show a way to say thank-you."
College graduates looking for job experience and a chance to change lives can apply for open positions through a grant program.
The Community Foundation's Scholarship Central is looking for four local college graduates to become Americorps College Guides for the next 11 months. These guides will work in area high schools and help students achieve their goals.
"They help students prepare for college in ways such as filling out financial aid forms, helping them research what...