Senior students have the opportunity to compete for over $75,000 in local scholarships during the spring of their senior year. These scholarships are made possible through donations from benefactors from Miamisburg and the Dayton Area, as well as the Miamisburg Schools Education Foundation and the Dayton Foundation. All senior students will be given a packet of information on the scholarships available during the senior meetings held January 15, 16 and 17, 2019. If you have any questions on a specific scholarship, please contact your child’s counselor. 

MIAMISBURG SCHOOLS EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Click on the link below to access Miamisburg Schools Education Foundation and The Dayton Foundation scholarship opportunities for Miamisburg seniors.

MIAMISBURG SCHOOLS EDUCATION FOUNDATION/DAYTON FOUNDATION
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 

MHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Review the local scholarships offered below to see if you meet the criteria to apply. Click on the scholarship link to print and/or complete the application. Read the Scholarship Criteria and the Application Process carefully to make sure you have completed everything required. Forms cannot be submitted online. Bring two paper copies of each of the scholarships you are applying for to the Guidance Office no later than March 6, 2019 at 8:00 am.

American Legion - Post 165 Award

A scholarship for a MHS senior pursuing a career in political science, social studies education, public service, or administration. Must have a seven semester GPA of at least 2.5.

Billy Stevens-Big Brother Memorial Award

This scholarship will be awarded to a MHS football player who shows heart and encourages others.  Special consideration will be given to students that are living in a “single parent” household, foster home, adopted, or someone that lives with grandparents. Must be accepted by a post-secondary institution.

Easterling Studios Award

A scholarship will be awarded to a MHS graduating senior majoring in Graphic Design, Journalism, or any art field.

 

 

 

Heidelberg University/Hieronymus Annual Scholarship

A scholarship will be given to a student graduating from MHS and has been accepted and will be attending Heidelberg University.  Recipient must maintain a 2.5 or better GPA and provide proof of financial need with SAR.

 

Merle Williams Memorial/Lions Club Award

A scholarship will be awarded in memory of Merle Williams to a MHS senior majoring in music.  Recipient must be involved in community service or active in a church.  Minimum GPA of 2.5.  Applicants must have been involved in the music program at MHS a minimum of 2 years and have a letter of recommendation from someone in the high school music program.  Must provide a letter of acceptance from a college.

Mattelyn Magill Survivor Scholarship
The Mattelyn Magill Survivor Scholarship honors the Cancer and Bone Marrow Transplant journey and survival of Mattelyn Magill. It was established to financially assist graduating seniors of MHS planning on pursuing an education at a four-year college in the state of Ohio. Criteria includes having a GPA of 3.0, 20 hours of documented community service during the senior year, two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, employer or community service supervisor, and be accepted to an accredited four-year college or university in the state of Ohio.

Miamisburg Classroom Teacher Association

A scholarship will be given to a MHS senior in the upper 25% of their class, demonstrates financial need, and has a teacher recommendation.  Preference will be given to students entering the field of education.

Miamisburg High School Swimming & Diving Scholarship

Scholarships will be given to one female and one male graduating senior accepted at a college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.50.  Applicant must be a member of the MHS Swimming & Diving Team in good standing for at least 2 years.  Applicant will exhibit leadership qualities, character, pride, hard work and drive for success.

Miamisburg Rotary / H.V. Bear Memorial Award

A scholarship will be awarded to a graduating MHS senior accepted by a college with a minimum GPA of 2.50.  Applicant must be a Rotary Interact Club member in good standing.  Must be involved in school and/or community service.

Miamisburg Rotary / Glenn C. Brandon Memorial Award

A scholarship will be awarded to a graduating MHS senior accepted by a college with a minimum GPA of 2.50.  Applicant must be a Rotary Interact Club member in good standing.  Must be involved in school and/or community service.

 
This scholarship will be awarded to a MHS student that has participated in Wee Vikes.  Applications must include an essay on how participation in this program has helped you.

Miamisburg Middle School

Must have attended Miamisburg City Schools for 6-8th grades.
Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5
 
Describe your fondest memory of your Middle School years.
 

MHS Boys' Soccer Booster Award

Graduating MHS senior accepted to a two- or four-year post-secondary institution; member of boys' soccer program for at least two years; minimum 2.5 GPA through second quarter of senior year; demonstrates the five core values established for all boys' soccer participants.

The Dennis "Hud" Critzer
Memorial Scholarship

 The Dennis “Hud” Critzer scholarship will be awarded to graduating seniors who will be furthering their education. The recipients of this award must have lettered in a varsity sport or as an athletic trainer and reflect the qualities of “Hud”.

Larry E. O'Neil Scholarship

MHS senior must plan to attend college. The senior wmust be able to demonstrate academic achievement, community/school involvement and financial need.


Miami Valley Professional Firefighters Local 1832 Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to an eligible Miamisburg High School senior who has demonstrated potential for or who plan on pursuing a career in public safety, or public service.

The applicant must be accepted as a full time student at a public or private institution of higher learning accredited to award a degree in a career field.

Applicant must submit transcripts for 6 semesters. Please include class rank and GPA. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

 

Miamisburg Schools Education Foundation Vocational Scholarship

The Vocational Scholarship was established to financially assist graduating seniors of Miamisburg High School who choose to further their education at a trade or vocational school.

LUNF Scholarship
(Honoring Marine Corporal
Paul W. Zanowick II)

Eligible students must be a senior in HS in good standing and be planning to attend a trade school or college in the fall of 2016 OR enlist in one of the branches of the military after graduation from high school.

 

          Dayton Superior Building Leaders Scholarship
The Dayton Superior Building Leaders Class of 2016 has established a $1,000 scholarship for a graduating Miamisburg High School Senior that exemplifies the qualities looked for in Building Leaders candidates. These qualities include leadership, achievement, and ingenuity.Each scholarship applicant must meet the following requirements:
•Student must be a graduating senior
•Student must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
•Student must be pursuing a 2 or 4-year degree at an accredited college oruniversity in any major
•Student must have proof of acceptance at chosen institution
•Student must submit all required attachments and essay listed on applicationpage

Ryan Smith Memorial Scholarship
Ryan Smith was a standout state qualifiing wrestler at MHS and attended Ohio University, where he wrestled for the Bobcats. Ryan battled cancer as vigorously as he wrestled; with enthusiasm, vigor and perseverance. The Ryan Smith Memorial Scholarship was established to help others as a way of remembering his legacy to the sport at MHS. Applicants should have a GPA of 2.5 or above and demonstrate commitment to the sport of wrestling and/or football at MHS.

Viking Heating and Air Baseball/Softball Scholarship
A scholarship will be awarded to a MHS graduating senior who has been accepted at a school of higher learning. Each applicant must have lettered in baseball or softball. Priority will be given to a student/athlete who exemplifies character and integrity.

 
Miamisburg City Schools Classified Scholarship
A scholarship will be awarded to a MHS graduating senior who has been accepted at a 2 or 4 year college or trade school. Each applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or more and be a relative of a current or retired bargaining unit classified employee.
Joyce Thomas Bentley Memorial Fund
Joyce Thomas Bentley believed that "children are our future".This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who will be majoring in a teaching degree. Each applicant must submit a recent grade transcript including ACT and/or SAT scores.  Applications must include an essay on how the scholarship criteria is being met.
 Miamisburg Basketball Association Scholarship
The Miamisburg Basketball Association Scholarship will award two scholarships to two eligible and deserving Miamisburg High School individuals. One male and one female will receive $500 to use towards the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, and/or equipment. The applicant must be accepted as a full-time student at a public or private institution of higher learning accredited to award a degree in a career field. The applicant must have participated in an MBA recreational or select program for at least three (3) years. Recipients must attend the institution immediately following high school graduation. Applicant must submit an application (provided) and high school transcripts. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applications with all required documents must be returned to the High School Guidance Department.

Cpl. Stephen Craig Combs, USMC Scholarship
Stephen Craig Combs was raised in Miamisburg. He was the middle child of six children in a combined family. Immediately upon completion of high school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, where he served 8 years on active duty, including combat experience during the Gulf War. Read more about Stephen Craig Combs here.

A scholarship will be awarded to a MHS graduating senior in good standing, who must be a US Citizen, be the first of their family to pursue higher education and be planning to attend a community college in the fall of 2019 (to include trade or vocational school); OR the senior in good standing has enlisted in the United States Marine Corps (USMC) after graduation from high school and can produce verification of such from their recruiter. Priority will be given to a student from a single parent household (for the education/trade/vocation aspect). If there are no applicants that meet the above criteria, it will be opened to enlistees from any branch of the US military requiring verification from their recruiter and departure for basic training within 90 days of graduation. 

   

Scholarship Info

For more scholarship opportunities, be sure to read the Monthy Guidance Newsletter.

MHS Guidance Newsletter - December 2018 Edition