What is SummitCountyScholarships.org?
SummitCountyScholarships.org is a free scholarship directory that helps students locate scholarship opportunities within Summit County. All of the services at SummitCountyScholarships.org are free for students and parents.
Do I have to register to view the scholarship opportunities in your database?
No, you do not have to register to search the scholarship database. Only those SUBMITTING a scholarship must register.
How can I be sure that the scholarship offers listed on SummitCountyScholarships.org are not scams?
Each scholarship offer submitted to our database is reviewed by our staff and many steps are employed to make sure insincere offers are not posted. The URL of each scholarship is investigated, and we never allow a scholarship to be listed in our database unless we are confident the award being offered is legitimate. If it is discovered that an award in our database is of a questionable origin or intent, we immediately deactivate that listing until such time as we are able to confirm it is, in fact, a legitimate award. If this cannot be confirmed, the award is permanently removed from our database.
Does SummitCountyScholarships.org have scholarship opportunities available for average students?
Yes. We provide information about scholarship offers available to all students, regardless of GPA or test scores. Many of these scholarships offer rewards as lucrative as merit scholarships. Essay and community service scholarships are a great place to begin because many do include transcript submission among application criteria.
I’m a grad student – is it too late to get a scholarship?
No, there are a variety of scholarships available for many academic levels.
If I receive a scholarship, will I get a check or does the money go to the school?
Whether the money goes to you or to the school at which you have enrolled/plan to enroll is entirely up to the scholarship provider. For an answer to this question, you will have to contact the provider directly.
Do I have to be currently enrolled in a university before I begin applying for scholarships?
No. Any student who is in the college application process can apply for a scholarship. Please contact the provider listed in this directory for specific application requirements.
Are there scholarships available for non-traditional students?
There are a variety of scholarships available for interested non-traditional students.
I have a question about a specific scholarship. Who should I contact?
Please contact the scholarship provider.
The scholarship provider’s website isn’t working or the provider’s information differs from that on SummitCountyScholarships.org. How do I report this?
Please report this to the scholarship provider.
Does it cost money to find scholarships on SummitCountyScholarships.org?
No. SummitCountyScholarships.org is a free community service. Beware of any scholarship search service that charges a fee and/or guarantees scholarship awards.
SummitCountyScholarships.org is a directory of scholarships generally available by organizations based in Summit County, Ohio for Summit County students only. For your convenience, we have compiled a directory of organizations that have scholarships specifically designated for Summit County students-and will continue to accept entries from these organizations. We make no guarantees about the complete accuracy or timeliness of the information posted here, as it is simply a directory and meant to only provide information about scholarships available for Summit County students. It is the student's responsibility to contact the organization/company offering the scholarship to determine exact eligibility and application requirements, including submission deadlines. We have attempted to provide recent deadline dates that are accurate, or approximate timeframes, but please remember that you will need to contact the organization directly for detailed submission requirements.
*For those wishing to post or update their current scholarship listing, click here.