Grants will be made to individuals or the dependent children of individuals who work in Arrowhead Park for a company that is a member in good standing of the Arrowhead Park Association. A parent must have worked for the APA member company for at least six months before they or their child can apply. Scholarship awards will be based on academic achievement, the clarity and content of a personal statement, need, and demonstrated volunteer/community service. See all the requirements below before applying.

APA Scholarship Application

2021 Scholarship Award Winners

Caiden Guzman Scholarship WinnerCaiden S. Guzmán is the son of Gregory and Jennifer Guzmán. He graduated from Toledo St. Francis De Sales High School on May 29, 2021 with an Ohio Academic Honors Diploma – graduating 7th in his class of 134 students with a 4.303 G.P.A. By earning 32 Advanced Placement Credits through rigorous AP examinations, he will enter his first year at the University of Dayton (UD) as a sophomore. Caiden has already been accepted into the Honors Program at UD and into their 5-year Masters Degree Program in Aerospace Engineering. At the Bachelor’s Degree level he will earn a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.  While in high school, Caiden was named as the St. Francis De Sales Heisman School Winner for having the highest G.P.A. on the Varsity Baseball Team for the past two-consecutive years. Athletically, he currently leads the Three Rivers Athletic Conference (T.R.A.C.) in lowest Earned Run Average (E.R.A.) among all conference seniors. Caiden has been named to the All-Academic First Team in the T.R.A.C.

Natalie Merriman scholarship winnerNatalie Merriman is a recent graduate of Perrysburg High School and looks forward to attending Eastern Michigan in the fall. Natalie wants to major in sociology or social work with a pre-law track and eventually go to law school. After finishing college she hopes to work for a nonprofit organization promoting social justice initiatives. In high school, Natalie was a member of the National Honors Society, as well as the president of the Spanish Club and the vice president of the Drama Club. She has been a ZOOTeen volunteer at the Toledo Zoo since 2016. Natalie will play sousaphone in the EMU Marching Band, and continue performing in choirs and theatre productions throughout her college career.

Arrowhead Park Youth Scholarship

I. Principles

Grants will be made available to Youth, Employee and Non-Member applicants. 

Youth – Available to the dependent children of individuals who work in Arrowhead Park for a company that is a member in good standing of the Arrowhead Park Association.  A parent must have worked for the APA member company for at least 6 months before the child can apply. 

Scholarship awards will be based on academic achievement, the clarity and content of a personal statement, need, and demonstrated volunteer/community service. 

Funds will be sent directly to the college business office of the student’s choice as a credit to his/her account.

The number and amount of the awards are determined by the Arrowhead Park Association Board annually and are based on available funds.

Previous Scholarship winners may not reapply.

II. Eligibility

Applicant students must:

Attend, or be a graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited college or university.

Be matriculated in a program leading to the associate or baccalaureate degree.

Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

Complete and submit the application by April 30.

  

III. Non-Discrimination Policy

No applicant will be denied eligibility for a scholarship grant on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin.

IV. Procedures

To be considered, the Applicant must complete and submit the following documents as part of the Application Packet:

Arrowhead Park Association Scholarship Application form

Cumulative Grade Point Average – transcript not required for application, but selected winner/s must provide official documentation prior to award.

A personal statement of no more than 1000 words as to why the applicant feels they should be awarded the scholarship

One letter of recommendation from a community/volunteer organization where the student has done at least 40 hours of work.

Proof of eligibility.  This proof may be in the form of a letter on company stationery from Human Resources stating that the parent has been continuously employed by the company for at least six months prior to the date of application.

All documents must be scanned and combined into a single PDF document and submitted with the online form (link below). Submissions containing multiple documents or zipped files will not be considered, nor will incomplete applications. Please verify your application contains all required documents prior to submission.

Following review of applications based on criteria previously determined, scholarship award decisions will be made by the Education Committee of the Arrowhead Park Association Board of Directors. Decisions will be announced by the third Friday in May.

Arrowhead Park Member Scholarship

I. Principles

Grants will be made available to Youth and Employee applicants. 

Employee – Available for individuals who work in Arrowhead Park for companies that are members in good standing of the Arrowhead Park Association.  Applicants must have continuously worked for a member company for at least six months before applying for the scholarship

Scholarship awards will be based on academic achievement, the clarity and content of a personal statement, need, and demonstrated volunteer/community service. 

Funds will be sent directly to the college business office of the student’s choice as a credit to his/her account.

The number and amount of the awards are determined by the Arrowhead Park Association Board annually and are based on available funds.

Previous Scholarship winners may not reapply.

II. Eligibility

Applicant students must:

Attend, or be a graduating high school senior planning to attend, an accredited college or university.

Be matriculated in a program leading to the associate or baccalaureate degree.

Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

Complete and submit the application by April 30.

  

III. Non-Discrimination Policy

No applicant will be denied eligibility for a scholarship grant on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin.

IV. Procedures

To be considered, the Applicant must complete and submit the following documents as part of the Application Packet:

Arrowhead Park Association Scholarship Application form

Cumulative Grade Point Average – transcript not required for application, but selected winner/s must provide official documentation prior to award.

A personal statement of no more than 1000 words (2 typed pages) as to why the applicant feels they should be awarded the scholarship

One letter of recommendation from a community/volunteer organization where the student has done at least 40 hours of work.

Proof of eligibility.  This proof may be in the form of a letter on company stationery from Human Resources stating that the parent has been continuously employed by the company for at least six months prior to the date of application.

All documents must be scanned and combined into a single PDF document and attached as part of the online application form. (link below) Submissions containing multiple documents or zipped files will not be considered, nor will incomplete applications. Please verify your application contains all required documents prior to submission.

Following review of applications based on criteria previously determined, scholarship award decisions will be made by the Education Committee of the Arrowhead Park Association Board of Directors.  Decisions will be announced by the third Friday in May.

APA Scholarship Application

Due April 30. Winners announced by the third Friday in May.