Foundation Scholarships

Academic Award

Awarded to 2023 graduating high school seniors with an ACT composite score of 21 or higher AND a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA. This half-tuition scholarship is awarded for three consecutive semesters and can be used in addition to grants and community scholarships. Students must enroll in the same calendar year as graduation.

The priority deadline for applications and other required items (excluding the final high school transcript) is February 1, 2023.

The deadline for applications and other required items (excluding the final high school transcript) is May 1, 2023.

Academic Award

CCP Scholarship for the Class of 2023

Awarded to 2023 graduating high school seniors who have completed at least 30 credit hours at Zane State College. This FULL tuition scholarship ($189 per credit hour) can be awarded for up to four consecutive semesters and can be used in addition to grants and community scholarships. Students must enroll in the same calendar year as graduation. Students must have a high school and Zane State College GPA of 2.75 or higher. 

The priority deadline for applications and other required items (excluding the final high school transcript) is February 1, 2023.

The deadline for applications and other required items (excluding the final high school transcript) is May 1, 2023.

CCP

Foundation Scholarships

Awarded to students of all ages with a 2.75 or higher GPA. Foundation awards vary from student to student and range from $250 to full tuition. The award amount is based on various factors including GPA, program, volunteer experience, and financial need.

The 2023-2024 priority deadline for applications and other required items (excluding the final high school transcript) is February 1, 2023.

The 2023-2024 deadline for applications and other required items (excluding the final high school transcript) is May 1, 2023.

Students must follow the Application Process outlined below. Applications completed after May 1 will be considered on a funds available basis.

Foundation

Application Process

After completing the scholarship application, upload a one-page, typed letter about yourself that includes: your academic background, employment experience, career goals, community involvement, interests, and other information you would like considered. This will be blindly evaluated and scored and should be as thorough as possible applicants should:

  1. Submit their high school transcript (showing cumulative GPA) and ACT scores (if applicable) to the ZSC Admissions Office. Graduating seniors should request their final transcript (with graduation date and final cumulative GPA) be sent immediately after graduation.
  2. Request official copies of all external college or university transcripts be sent to the ZSC Registrar’s Office.

One Application. Multiple Scholarships.

Scholarships

Notification

Once all final documents are received and your file has been reviewed by the Scholarship Review Committee, you will be notified of eligibility in a Scholarship Award Notice (SAN) via US mail.

Scholarship recipients will be required to sign and return the SAN and write a thank you letter to the donor(s) of their scholarship. The SAN will contain the name of the donor(s) and instructions for writing the thank you letter. View an Example Donor Thank-You Letter.

Award letters are typically mailed in July for the upcoming academic year. More than $200,000 is awarded to ZSC students annually.

Maintaining Your Scholarship

Academic Award recipients are required to complete 12 or more credits (except summer semester) and achieve a 3.0 or higher GPA each semester. In the event the semester GPA is lower than 3.0, the student may be given an opportunity to raise their GPA during the next semester. If the student does not complete a minimum of 12 credits per semester, the Academic Award Scholarship will not continue for any remaining semesters.

College Credit Plus recipients are required to complete 3 or more credits and achieve a 2.75 or higher GPA each semester. In the event the semester GPA is lower than 2.75, the student may be given an opportunity to raise their GPA during the next semester. 

Foundation recipients are required to complete the credit hours and achieve the GPA each semester that is shown on the Scholarship Award Notice (SAN). In the event the semester GPA is lower than shown on the SAN, the student may be given an opportunity to raise their GPA during the next semester. If the student does not complete the number of credits per semester shown on the SAN, the Foundation Scholarship will not continue for any remaining semesters.

Community Scholarships

Additional scholarships not provided by Zane State College:

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Scholarship Office at 740.588.1206 or foundation@zanestate.edu. You can learn more about the Zane State College Foundation here.

If you would like schedule an appointment to discuss scholarships, please click here.

Additional scholarships not provided by Zane State College. Application links will be updated when they become available:

Florence Allen Scholarship Program
This scholarship was established to honor Judge Florence Ellinwood Allen, the first woman on the Ohio Supreme Court. Scholarships will range from $500 to $1,000.
Apply

The Columbus Foundation 
The Columbus Foundation’s General Scholarship Application is the best way for high school and college students to apply to more than 100 scholarships listed in The Columbus Foundation’s online scholarship directory.
Apply

The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development David V. Stivison Appalachian Community Action Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is for students who reside in the 30-county COAD service area, reside in a household with a total annual income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines, have obtained a high school diploma or GED, and can show proof of acceptance to an accredited higher education institution.
Apply

Genesis HealthCare Foundation (Deadlines vary)
Each year the Foundation awards scholarships to deserving youth in in Muskingum, Perry, Guernsey, Coshocton, Noble and Morgan counties pursuing a degree in health care.
Apply

Christopher R. Kuhn Memorial Scholarship 
Awarded to Buckeye Trail, Cambridge, John Glenn, and Meadowbrook grads pursuing a degree related to the field of oncology (Health Information Management, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory).
Apply

Muskingum County Community Foundation (Deadlines vary)
https://www.mccf.org/Scholarship-Central/

Muskingum Economic Opportunity Action Group, Inc. Scholarship 
This scholarship is for students who have lived in Muskingum County for at least one year, reside in a household with a total annual income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines, have obtained a high school diploma or GED, and can show proof of acceptance to an accredited higher education institution.
Apply

Ruth M. Hughes Scholarship 
This scholarship is for Muskingum County residents attending accredited institutions including colleges, universities, vocational, technical or post graduate institutions as a full-time student. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must submit a FAFSA EFC document. Applicant must submit a short autobiography including information about family, community involvement, and what you hope to do in the future. 
Apply