Scholarship Information and Applications

The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation awards various scholarships to local graduating seniors and college students who meet specific requirements. We are committed to providing area youth with incentives to pursue higher education and welcome donations from individuals and corporations to support the Wagnalls College Scholarship program.

 

We are proud to be able to offer several new scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year.  Wagnalls is now offering a four year scholarship, scholarships for various arts majors and a volunteer scholarship.  Residency requirements have been relaxed on many scholarships.  See details below.

Currently accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year.

Mabel Wagnalls Jones Scholarship

  • $1,000 yearly scholarship award, renewable up to 4 years for a total of $4,000
  • One scholarship will be awarded
  • Lithopolis or Bloom Township resident with preference to Lithopolis
  • Requires applicant to be a Bloom Township resident and reside before September 1st of the year entering first grade
  • Must be a high school graduating senior
  • Requires application with a signed and notarized residency affidavit
  • GPA 3.0
  • Requires application to be submitted by Thursday March 12, 2020
  • Application availabe here or at The Wagnalls Memorial

Learn more about Mabel Wagnalls Jones

Anna Wagnalls Scholarships

  • $1,000 scholarship award
  • Up to two scholarships will be awarded
  • Lithopolis or Bloom Township resident with preference to Lithopolis
  • Requires applicant to be a Bloom Township resident (students and/or parents/guardians) and reside continuously in Bloom Township from 9th to 12th grade
  • Must be a high school graduating senior
  • Requires application with a signed and notarized residency affidavit
  • GPA 3.0
  • Requires application to be submitted by Thursday March 12, 2020
  • Application available here and at The Wagnalls Memorial

Wagnalls Volunteer Scholarship

  • $1,500 scholarship award
  • One scholarship will be awarded
  • Lithopolis or Bloom Township resident
  • Requires applicant to be a Bloom Township resident (students and/or parents/guardians) and reside continuously in Bloom Township from 9th to 12th grade
  • Must be a high school graduating senior
  • Requires application with a signed and notarized residency affidavit
  • GPA 3.0
  • Must include signed letter of reference outlining volunteer experience in application.  Preference given to Wagnalls volunteers.
  • Requires application to be submitted by Thursday March 12, 2020
  • Application available here and at The Wagnalls Memorial

Wagnalls Educational, Cultural and Literary Arts Scholarships

  • $1,000 scholarship award
  • Up to six scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee
  • Lithopolis or Bloom Township resident
  • Requires applicant to be a Bloom Township resident (students and/or parents/guardians) and reside continuously in Bloom Township from 9th to 12th grade
  • Must be a high school graduating senior
  • Requires application with a signed and notarized residency affidavit
  • GPA 3.0
  • Must be majoring in one of the following fields.  One award will be given in each major.
    • Music or Music Education
    • Art or Art Education
    • Visual or Performing Arts
    • Culinary Arts
    • Education
    • Horticulture/Landscaping
  • Requires application to be submitted by Thursday March 12, 2020
  • Application available here and at The Wagnalls Memorial

American Legion Post 677 Scholarship

  • $1,000 scholarship awarded to a Lithopolis or Bloom Township resident with preference to Lithopolis
  • Requires applicant to be a Bloom Township resident (students and/or parents/guardians) and reside before September 1st of the year entering first grade
  • Bloom-Carroll graduating senior, or first-year student in any form of certified higher education
  • Requires application with a signed and notarized residency affidavit
  • GPA 2.25
  • Requires application to be submitted by Thursday March 12, 2020
  • Application available here and at The Wagnalls Memorial

Charles V. Moore Scholarship

  • One award of $500
  • Requires applicant to be a Bloom Township resident (students and/or parents/guardians) and reside before September 1st of the year entering first grade
  • Canal Winchester or Bloom-Carroll graduating senior, or first-year college student
  • Rural Bloom Township student living outside Lithopolis village limits
  • Requires application with a signed and notarized residency affidavit
  • GPA 3.0
  • Requires application to be submitted by Thursday March 12, 2020
  • Application available here and at The Wagnalls Memorial

 

Learn more about Charles V. Moore

 

A.B. & Hazel Weiser Scholarship

  • Two awards of $500.00 or one $1,000 award
  • Canal Winchester graduating senior, or first-year college student
  • Major in education
  • GPA 3.0
  • Requires application to be submitted by Thursday March 12, 2020
  • Application available here and at The Wagnalls Memorial

Learn more about A.B. & Hazel Weiser

History

Foundation

Scholarships

Contact Us

Wagnalls Map

Gallery

For more information about Wagnalls Scholarship programs, please call us at (614) 837-4765 ext. 126.