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Aaron Seesan Memorial Scholarship Fund

Aaron Seesan Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Aaron Seesan Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by the Seesan family to honor the memory of First Lieutenant Aaron N. Seesan. Aaron died while leading his platoon on a mission to clear the roads and highways in Iraq as part of operation Iraqi Freedom....

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Adrienne O’Neill Scholarship Fund

In honor of Dr. Adrienne O’Neill’s retirement, the Timken Foundation of Canton established a scholarship fund to recognize her years of exemplary service to the educational community in Stark County. As a testament to Adrienne’s commitment to lifelong learning,...

Alice J. Foit Scholarship Fund

Alice J. Foit Scholarship Fund

As a gift through her estate, Alice Foit created this fund to assist individuals who are high school graduates or seniors residing in Carroll County or in German Township, Harrison County, Ohio; have demonstrated involvement, both in extracurricular activities or...

August M. Rocco Scholarship Fund

August M. Rocco Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was established in the 1961 will of August M. Rocco, a former Canton grocer. Assets were transferred in 1994 to Stark Community Foundation. A scholarship advisory committee selects scholarship recipients who must be graduates of Canton Central...

Bill McCarthy Boy Scouts Scholarship Fund

Bill McCarthy Boy Scouts Scholarship Fund

Accepting a trust from Citizens National Bank, the Foundation created this fund in accordance with wishes stated in the will of Bill McCarthy, who passed away in 1979. Each year the fund provides scholastic aid for the first year of college for a Boy Scout from a...

Canton Advertising Federation Endowment for Creative Enrichment

Canton Advertising Federation Endowment for Creative Enrichment

This endowment was established by members of the Canton Ad Club in honor of longtime advertising executive Richard V. Maggiore to provide support to children and young adults of lesser means who seek to enrich their lives and advance their futures through artistic...

Canton Professional Educators' Association Scholarship Fund

Canton Professional Educators' Association Scholarship Fund

The Canton Professional Educators Association created this permanent fund from which scholarships can be awarded to members, dependents and students of McKinley and Timken High Schools.

Canton Regional Society of Professional Engineers (CRSPE) College Scholarship Fund

Canton Regional Society of Professional Engineers (CRSPE) College Scholarship Fund

This fund was established to provide financial support for students who are residents of Stark County, will be juniors or seniors enrolled in an accredited college of engineering in the State of Ohio, and expect to receive their bachelor’s degree in engineering.

Charles E. Feiock Advised Charitable Scholarship Fund

Charles E. Feiock Advised Charitable Scholarship Fund

Charles E. Feiock retired from the Navy in 1964 as a lieutenant commander. Although he traveled extensively, he never forgot his home town of Lewisville in Monroe County, Ohio. Realizing the value of education, he established a Scholarship Fund for students...

Chester A. and Ethel J. Seran Scholarship Fund

Chester A. and Ethel J. Seran Scholarship Fund

Community leader Chester Seran created this Scholarship Fund in his and his wife’s name in 1963 to assist applicants in obtaining a college education, “thereby raising the intellectual and moral leadership of the donor’s church and community.” Preference is given to...

Church of Christ (Christian Disciples) Memorial Scholarship Fund

Church of Christ (Christian Disciples) Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by the Church of Christ (Christian Disciples), this scholarship fund will assist students who are active/participant members of the Church, have permanent residency in Carroll County, and plan to pursue further education in the fields of Christian...

Congress Lake Club Employee Scholarship Fund

Congress Lake Club Employee Scholarship Fund

The Congress Lake Club Employee Scholarship Fund was established by members of Congress Lake Club to provide financial assistance to current and seasonal employees who are pursuing graduate or undergraduate level studies.

Dale O. Heimberger CRNA Memorial Scholarship Fund

Dale O. Heimberger CRNA Memorial Scholarship Fund

Formerly the Nurse Anesthesia Scholarship, this fund was renamed in 2000 to honor Dale O. Heimberger, CRNA, a dedicated nurse anesthetist. A nominating committee reviews applications and recommends recipients for scholarships from income of this fund. Qualified...

David A. and Pamela A. Gault Charitable Fund

David A. and Pamela A. Gault Charitable Fund

Income from this fund is to provide merit scholarships for Stark County students attending either Otterbein University or Walsh University. Recipients must have completed at least a year of study toward either a graduate or undergraduate degree and plan to pursue a...

David A. Kaiser Memorial Scholarship Fund

David A. Kaiser Memorial Scholarship Fund

Donor Gerald S. Jacobs established this scholarship fund with an initial gift of $50,000 in honor of his friend and former classmate David A. Kaiser, longtime educator and Canton City School Superintendent from 1983 until his retirement in 1989. A selection committee...

Don and Elsie Sickafoose Educational Trust Fund

Don and Elsie Sickafoose Educational Trust Fund

The goal of this fund is to support the public and charitable purposes of The Carroll County Foundation, especially to assist students in obtaining a college education through the awarding of academic collegiate loans to deserving Carroll County students.

Dr. James H. Heckaman Memorial Scholarship Fund

Dr. James H. Heckaman Memorial Scholarship Fund

Mrs. Patricia Heckaman and daughters Tammy, Kelly, Shannon, and Holly established this scholarship fund as a memorial to Dr. Heckaman, a local dermatologist who died in 1996. Income from this fund provides annual scholarship awards for educational expenses for...

Harry D. Callahan Educational Trust

Harry D. Callahan Educational Trust

Harry Callahan was one of the founders of the Catholic Youth Council in Canton and served as its president for several terms. Income from this memorial fund, which represents the gifts of numerous donors, provides several scholarships for students recommended each...

Harry Mestel Memorial Accounting Scholarship Fund

Harry Mestel Memorial Accounting Scholarship Fund

The Harry Mestel Memorial Accounting Scholarship Fund was established by family and friends of Harry Mestel to honor his memory and many years of community service to Canton and the surrounding area. The scholarship was established with the intention of helping...

Hope Spidell Sparks Charitable Trust Fund

Hope Spidell Sparks Charitable Trust Fund

John C. Sparks established this memorial fund in 1983 to honor his wife Hope Spidell Sparks, who had died that year. Income from the fund is used for college scholarships given to students as recommended by the selection committee. The applicants must be top students...

Howard and Edith Robertson Malvern Rotary Scholarship Fund

Howard and Edith Robertson Malvern Rotary Scholarship Fund

Howard Robertson was a Charter member when the Malvern Club was founded back in 1938. The Howard and Edith Robertson family and their descendants have partnered with the Rotary Club of Malvern to create a scholarship for students residing in the Brown Township area....

Ira G. Turpin Scholar Program Fund

Ira G. Turpin Scholar Program Fund

The purpose of this program is to “perpetuate” and “replicate” Ira G. Turpin’s achievements by helping worthy Stark County minority candidates become practicing attorneys serving their community. Ira Turpin died in 1989 after a remarkable legal career in Canton....

Jack B. Fisher Scholarship Fund

Jack B. Fisher Scholarship Fund

Scholarship awards from this fund go to selected college student employees of Fisher Foods.

Jack O. Weimer, Jr. Scholarship Fund

Jack O. Weimer, Jr. Scholarship Fund

The Jack O. Weimer, Jr. Scholarship Fund has been established by his daughters, Amanda Rohs and Sheila Weimer. Mr. Weimer lived his life in Stark County and owned the H.R. Weimer Roofing Company which was originally founded by his great-grandfather in 1911. The...

James H. and Shirley L. Green Scholarship Fund

James H. and Shirley L. Green Scholarship Fund

Jim and Shirley Green established this fund to benefit graduating seniors from Canton South High School who demonstrate a need for financial support.

Jay C. and B. Nadine Leggett Charitable Fund

Jay C. and B. Nadine Leggett Charitable Fund

Lifelong Carroll County residents Jay and Nadine Leggett created this fund to provide scholarships for Conotton Valley High School graduates for study at a two or four-year university, college, community college, or technical school. Their goal is to assist area...

Jeffrery Tyler Sweitzer Wrestling Memorial Scholarship Fund

Jeffrery Tyler Sweitzer Wrestling Memorial Scholarship Fund

The family of Jeffrery Tyler Sweitzer established this scholarship fund in their son and brother’s memory to benefit students in the wrestling program at Hoover High School, West Liberty University in West Virginia or students in any wrestling program in Stark County...

Joan Blend Scholarship Fund

Joan Blend Scholarship Fund

Daniel Blend established this fund to honor the memory of his wife Joan, a career nurse. The fund provides scholarships to qualified Stark County residents for undergraduate or graduate studies in nursing.

John G. and Betty J. Mick Scholarship Fund

John G. and Betty J. Mick Scholarship Fund

John and Betty Mick established a scholarship fund for Stark County students who have been accepted into Stark State College of Technology’s Engineering Program for a two-year degree which would transfer to a four year degree at another University or have been...

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John Henry and Nancy May Bell Allensworth Scholarship Fund

A generous gift from the estate of Nancy Allensworth established this fund. Scholarships are awarded annually to graduates or graduating seniors of Carrollton High School and Edison High School who are planning to pursue degrees at public colleges or universities in...