HHS Scholarships

Listed below are scholarship opportunities for the Class of 2022. Please click on each link for details and deadlines.

Please keep in mind, your college of attendance will be where you will receive scholarship funds through merit-based scholarships, need based scholarships, grants and work study opportunities. It is your responsibility to ensure your completed applications are in to your college by the college due date to be considered for their scholarships and awards. These vary by college, however many of those deadlines occur as early as November 1st. You can find them by searching merit scholarships or financial aid deadlines on college websites. You should contact financial aid at the college you plan on attending to inquire about scholarship opportunities and ways to reduce your total college cost. 

Transcripts can be requested via Parchment, search your school email for emails from Parchment to create your account. Make sure to use a personal email address, when creating your account, so you always have access. If you need a paper copy of your transcript and do not have access to a printer, email Ms. Kennedy at jordan_k@hlsd.us or Mrs. Pauley at katie_p@hlsd.us


Gene M. Adkins Memorial Scholarship– This scholarship has been established in memory of, Gene Adkins, who was a student-athlete at Highland High School at the
time of his tragic death on October 23, 2001. For the graduating class of 2022, we will present a total of $1000 in scholarship award(s) in Gene’s memory. Applicants must meet the following selection criteria and guidelines: Must be a varsity letter winner, Must demonstrate hard work and dedication, Must demonstrate outstanding character and leadership. Please complete the following and submit it to Ms. Kennedy. Typed written essay on what the following means to you:  To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also
dream, not only plan but also believe. ~ Anatole France. Essay due to Ms. Kennedy by May 13th, 2022. 

Janie Pruett Memorial Scholarship- The Baldwin Pruett Family Foundation will award two $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing a career with the intention of helping others. The scholarship will be paid directly to the school, university, or certificate program of the student’s choice. The school can be any that requires a certificate or degree for career purposes. Students must submit a one-page, double-spaced essay that describes how he/she chose her career path with the intention of helping others.  It can include examples of how he/she has helped others in the past, what inspires him/her to choose a career to help others and/or how your chosen career is needed to help make a community better. Include your name and plans after high school at the top of the essay. Due May 20th, 2022 to Ms. Kennedy in the guidance office. 

Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship (Ohio State University)The Balanced Man Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship offered to incoming men at Ohio State looking to achieve a balanced lifestyle in college. All Balanced Man Scholarship applicants are invited to be a part of the Balanced Leadership Success Series, a cohort of events such as a tour of the Schottenstein Center, speeches from business leaders in Columbus, and much more. Receiving the scholarship in no way binds you to SigEp or Greek life. Deadline: June 1, 2022.

Scholarship Databases

Fastweb National Scholarship Search– Fastweb is a reputable site for searching and applying for scholarships on a national level. Deadlines vary.  

Top 175+ Scholarships for College– Comprehensive list of over 175 scholarships with various due dates and requirements. Deadlines vary. 

 National Student Scholarships– Several national scholarships. Deadlines vary. 

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