High School

Application Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2023 at 3:00pm

Scholarships recipients will be announced at the Senior Awards Program.

Click on the link below and answer the following questions to find scholarships that match your profile.

The program will do a sort based on your answers.  Click on the “View Details” link for each scholarship description on your list.  Read the criteria for each scholarship carefully, as they vary by scholarship. If you meet the requirements for a scholarship, then check the box on the left to apply for it.



2023 Ohio County Community Foundation High School Scholarship Applications Link

Ohio County 4-H High School Scholarship

The Ohio County 4-H High School Scholarship was established in 2001 by the Cooperative Extension Service of Ohio County. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist long-term participants of the Ohio County 4-H program with their pursuit of higher education. Two scholarships will be awarded- 1 male recipient and 1 female recipient.  

money iconAmount: 2 @ $400

Pat & Gary Kinnett Memorial Scholarship in Memory of their Son “Ken Kinnett”

This scholarship was established by Gary & Patricia (Beach) Kinnett, in memory of their son, Kenneth “Ken” Kinnett. Gary and Patricia were both born and raised in Rising Sun and attended Rising Sun High School. Their son, Ken, was born in Rising Sun but the family moved to Greenhills, Ohio in 1964, where Ken participated […]

money iconAmount: $700

RSVFD Emergency Services High School Scholarship

The Rising Sun Volunteer Fire Department Emergency Services High School Scholarship was established within the Ohio County Community Foundation in 2013 to encourage further education for students entering the emergency services field.

money iconAmount: $1,000

Steven W. McHenry Memorial High School Scholarship

The Steven W. McHenry Memorial Scholarship was established in 2006 by family members and friends. Steven grew up and attended elementary and high school in Rising Sun. Music was his passion. He played the trumpet in the Rising Sun Junior High and Senior High School bands. He enjoyed playing the guitar and trumpet and performed […]

money iconAmount: $300

Thomas & John Cooper High School Scholarship

The Thomas A. and John S. Cooper Memorial Scholarship was established within the Ohio County Community Foundation, in 2014, by the Rising Sun Ohio County School Corporation. This scholarship was established  from the bequeathed funds of Mrs. Mary Louise Espey Cooper in memory of her husband, Thomas A. Cooper and son, John S. Cooper.  Mrs. […]

money iconAmount: 2 @ $400