Applications for the Richard Ronald Memorial Scholarship are available at all Tuscarawas County high school guidance offices and at the East Central Ohio Educational Service Center, 834 East High Avenue, New Philadelphia. Awards of $500 each will be presented this year.
Applicants must be graduates of a Tuscarawas County High School, including students who are in the first or second year of their college program. Criteria include a GPA of at least 2.8, reference letter and a form signed by a parent and school administrator. Demonstrated leadership, character and service also will be considered.
The scholarship program was established in 1999 to honor Richard Ronald, who served as a Tuscarawas County educator for 40 years.
Applications must be submitted by March 29.