2017 Charles and Jean Gottfried Scholarship

Deadline: February 01 2017 at 11:59 PM EST (Midnight) - CLOSED

This program is inactive or past the deadline.


To provide post-secondary educational scholarships to graduating high school seniors who reside in Wyandot County, Ohio to attend an accredited school of higher education of their choice. Applicants must be planning to attend school full-time. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

It is anticipated that at least four new $1,000 scholarships will be awarded each year. Thereafter, recipients may re-apply for a scholarship for one additional year of undergraduate study and will be considered for possible renewal if they show progress in their studies.


The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:

a. Scholarships will be awarded to students who reside in Wyandot County at the time of their application, regardless of whether the high school he/she attends is located in Wyandot County. This could include, among others, students in the Carey Exempted Village District; Mohawk Local School District; Upper Sandusky Exempted School District; Ridgedale Local Schools; Riverdale Local School District; and Wynford Local Schools;

b. Financial need;

c. Demonstrated academic achievement;

d. Involvement in community service or volunteer work during high school years;

e. Demonstrated leadership skills in athletics, clubs, organizations, employment, extra-curricular and/or other community activities;

f. Recommendations.