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Paulding High School
Scholarship Opportunities

Application Acceptance
Period January 1st - April 4th


JP Crain Memorial Scholarship

New and Renewal Applicants

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Virginia Paulus-Iler Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Student entering their third year of study at an Ohio College or University.

  2. Student must have graduated from Paulding High School, Paulding, Ohio and attended said school for at least 3 years.

  3. Student must have maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in high school and their first 2 years of post-high school education.

  4. Student must demonstrate financial need.

  5. Student must not be an immediate family member of any member of the selection committee or related in any way to employees of the Paulding County Area Foundation (Foundation). The Foundation reserves the right to deny any application that would violate Internal Revenue Service regulations.

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Paulding County Area Foundation/Anonymous Donor Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Graduating this Spring

  2. GPA of 3.0 or above

  3. Desire to return to Paulding County to work in your field of study.

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Dianne L. Cooper- Bobcat Community Service Award

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Must have been a student at Oakwood Elementary

  2. Must reside in Oakwood Elementary School boundaries

  3. Excellent role model in the classroom; as well as in the community.

  4. Must place an importance on and demonstrate a desire to be of service to the community

  5. Does not need to be at the top of his or her class to be chosen for the scholarship, but must meet criteria 1-4 above

  6. Must be a graduate of Paulding High School

  7. Must not be a family member of anyone on the selection committee or the trustees of the Paulding County Area Foundation, or have any other relationship with the Paulding County Area Foundation that would violate the Internal Revenue Service regulations for related party transactions.

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Thank you!

Thank you to the generous donors that make these scholarships possible.

Greg Troyer Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Attended and graduated from Paulding High School.

  2. Applicant must be accepted by a college, university, or technical school.

  3. Applicant must demonstrate scholastic ability, good citizenship and character, and be involved in community, school, and agricultural related activities.

  4. Are pursuing a post-secondary degree in an agricultural or business/finance field of study.

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Agriculture Education Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria for Graduating High School Seniors

  1. Attended and graduated from Antwerp, Paulding, Wayne Trace High School, or is a student at Vantage from one of the previously listed home high schools.

  2. Maintain a 3.0 or higher grade point average in high school.

  3. Pursuing a post-secondary degree in an Agricultural field of study.


Scholarship Criteria for students entering their 2-4 years of post-secondary education

  1. Attended and graduated from Antwerp, Paulding, Wayne Trace as their home High School.

  2. Maintain a 3.0 or high post-secondary grade point average.

  3. Pursuing a post-secondary degree in an Agricultural field of study.

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C. Blodgett Medical Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria

  1. Student entering their second (2nd) year of study in a post-secondary education at a career technical; community college and/or a university.

  2. Student must have been a past graduate of Antwerp, Paulding, or Wayne Trace schools in Paulding County, OH.

  3. The student must be pursuing a degree in the medical field.

  4. Student must have completed their 1st full year of his/her education with proof of education (transcript) while maintain a 3.0 grade point average or better.

  5. The sum of $500.00 will be awarded to each of the county high schools. ($1,500.00 total per year).

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