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Home > Who We Are > Community Involvement > Scholarship Program

Scholarship Program

FCBank is committed to the communities and businesses it serves, and is a proud supporter of the next generation of business leaders. We invite eligible students to enhance their business education by participating in our annual scholarship contest. One winner from each eligible school will receive a $500 scholarship, to be used for continuing business education.
High School graduating seniors with intentions to further their education at a college or university and seeking a business-related degree.  Student must attend a high school in the FCBank market area including Bucyrus, Mt. Hope, Shiloh, Cardington, Fredericktown, Worthington, Upper Arlington and Dublin.  Dependents of Directors or Officers of FCBank are not eligible to apply.
Essay Theme
Your town is burying a time capsule that is to be opened in 50 years.  What three items would you choose to be buried and for what reasons?
Essay Requirements

  • A minimum of 300 words
  • Typed and double-spaced
  • Participant name and/or family names should not appear on the essay 

Submission Requirements
Along with the essay, applicants should provide:

  • A brief summary of participation in community and school activities.
  • One letter of recommendation from a present or past educator.
  • One non-family reference that can provide personal insight into the applicant.

Ways to Submit

  • Print and complete the applicant form below and turn into your high school’s guidance office along with essay and letter of recommendation by April 1, 2015.
  • OR Complete the online applicant form and upload your essay and letter of recommendation by 11:59 p.m. April 5, 2015.

Essays will be judged on originality and how well ideas are expressed. Contributions to both school and community will be considered, as well as educator recommendation and personal reference checks.

Applicant form, essay, and letter of recommendation must be received by 11:59 p.m. April 5, 2015. Winners will be announced on April 17, 2015.

For more information, please contact Donna Johnston by calling 614-438-5858, or email DJohnston@FCBankOhio.com.