The application process for Big Walnut Education Foundation scholarships is simple and direct.

  1. Pick up your application in the Guidance Counseling Office or print one here or from Naviance.
  2. File the FAFSA with your parents. This form is mandatory for all applications.
  3. Complete and submit your application and all accompanying materials to the Guidance Office before 3:00pm on April 5th, 2019.

Here are printable details and applications:

This application is targeted for students with a GPA of 3.5 and above who perform well on standardized tests and have many activities. Your GPA, SAT/ACT scores, and honors/awards make up 55% of this application.
Applicants for this scholarship have a GPA of 3.49 or lower. Teacher and adult recommendations, work experience, and extracurricular activities are weighted more heavily than test scores. You may not apply for the Golden Eagle Scholarship if your GPA is 3.5 or above.
Entering an accredited program that’s not four years? This scholarship is for you; emphasis is placed on your work experience, adult recommendations, and financial need.
This scholarship is for Big Walnut graduates who are enrolled in a college or university at the time of application and are seeking a scholarship for the upcoming year. Confirmed GPA and registration required; work experience and activities are also considered.

All categories offer one-year and multi-year awards.

Interviews will take place during the week of April 15th, 2019 for selected students.

All students will be notified of their status in writing.

Winners will be recognized at Senior Honors Night on May 6th, 2019.

Scholarship monies will be mailed directly to your college or university.

Questions? Contact your Guidance Counselor at 740-965-2243.

Please note that the Big Walnut Education Foundation, Inc. reserves the right to revoke any student’s scholarship funds if the student’s conduct is deemed unethical or illegal. The Foundation’s decision will be final and the student will be notified in writing.