Pre-Career Checklist

Military Options





Selective Service Registration: Males must register within 30 days of their 18th birthday. Register online: or register at your local post office.



SCHOLARSHIPS/OPPORTUNITIES Links and Deadline Calendar 23-24

HOBY Leadership (Sophomores)

Going Merry Scholarships List

National Scholarship Directory - Fastweb

-Scholarships for Seniors

-Scholarships for Juniors

-Scholarships for College Students

-Vocational, Technical and Trade School Scholarship Programs

-Tops Scholarships for Writers

-Top Culinary Scholarships

Union County Foundation Scholarships   

~Union County Scholarships

This Includes:

  • Ben & Mary Coleman Scholarship

  • Lucy Ellen Haywood Pastoral and Missionary Scholarship

  • Daniels Hinkley, IMPACT60 Community Service Award

  • Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship

  • The Marilyn Shearer Memorial Scholarship

  • The Summer Theater Workshop Scholarship

  • Charles E. Bynner and Carole Wendy Bynner Scholarship

  • Sargent V. Chamberlain Kiwanis Scholarship

  • The David Fisher Scholarship

  • Darla Hall-Barrett Memorial Scholarship for the Arts

Glenna R. Joyce Scholarship

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

OppU Achievers Scholarship Link

Horatio Alger Scholarship Assoc

Heisman High School Scholarship DEADLINE OCT. 17, 2023

Elks Scholarship

Ohio JCI Senate Scholarship


September 11, 2023 Newsletter

September 18, 2023 Newsletter

October 5, 2023 Newsletter

November 2023 Newsletter

January 2024 Newsletter

January 18, 2024

February 2024 Newsletter

March 2024 Newsletter

AAA School Safety Patrol Scholarship

Pioneer Electric Cooperative Scholarship Program - DEADLINE JAN. 19, 2024

Ohio Society of Professional Engineer Scholarships DEADLINE FEB. 15, 2024

Columbus Blue Jacket Foundation Scholarship

The Decker Community Service Scholarship - Application period 1/1/24 thru 3/31/24

Union County Military Family Support Group Educational Assistance Grants - Application period 1/1/24 thru 3/31/24

BGSU- Thompson Working Families Scholarship

Engineers Foundation of Ohio

The Columbus Foundation Scholarships

LEADS Scholarship

Union County Master Gardener Scholarship - $2000 for those interested in going into Agriculture/Horticulture Program

Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP)

American Welding Society Scholarships

Dave & Elizabeth Ward Eagle Scout Scholarship - Listed under Marysville HS but open to FHS Independent Scholarship Provider

"Be Bold" No-Essay Scholarship

DoD Smart Scholarship Program

Pizza Hut Scholarships

Gates Scholarship Program

The Johnson Family Scholarship

OTA Scholarship

Sallie Mae


SMART Scholarship Eligibility & STEM Disciplines

Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship - DEADLINE January 11, 2024

Power of Resilience Scholarship - DEADLINE December 31, 2023

Big Future Scholarship - DEADLINE November 30, 2023

College Scholarships for Military Children & Spouses

Scholarships for Indigenous American Students

Taco Bell Live Ma's Scholarships

$10K Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship

SME Education Foundation

Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship - DEADLINE Feb. 5, 2024

American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship

On To College - Find the Best Merit Aid

On to College -Show Me the Money!

BX Builders Exchange of Central Ohio -Deadline Noon Feb. 23, 2024

Coolidge Scholarship- Deadline January 18, 2024

URE Youth Programs -

2024 Youth Tour Trip - Deadline Monday Feb. 12, 2024

High School Senior Scholarship Opportunities (4 Yr. Path and 2 Yr. Path Scholarships)- Deadline Monday Feb. 12, 2024

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Technical Scholarship - Deadline April 30, 2024

Student Safety Scholarship Award Program

Parker Hannifin Corporation Scholarship - Deadline April 1, 2024

Ohio Gas Association Scholarship - Deadline March 29, 2024

Ohio Natural Energy Foundation - Deadline March 1, 2024 (emailed or postmarked by)

Better Business Bureau -Student of Integrity - CURRENT JUNIORS ONLY - DEADLINE May 6, 2024

OMACCS - 2024 LEADS! Scholarship

Rise FM Scholarship

American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) Scholarship Program - Deadline February 29, 2024

Union County Master Gardeners - $2000 Scholarship for Plant Science degree

$15K Young Women in STEM Scholarship - Deadline May 23, 2024

Lynne Whatley Memorial "Service Above Self" Scholarship

American Welding Society Scholarships

First Federal Bank Scholarship

Plain City Business Association Scholarship

New Journeys Trade Scholarship

Union County Republican Party Scholarship

Fairbanks High School Scholarship Packet - Deadline April 11, 2024 by 3 pm

Clinton Rice Memorial Award Application - Deadline April 11, 2024 by 3 pm

Diversity Scholarships List

Kemba Financial Credit Union Scholarship - Deadline May 10, 2024

LEO LUCAS Scholarship - Deadline May 31, 2024



FHS Testing Schedule 2023-2024

PSAT: October 11, 2023 - Test Day Information

State ACT for Juniors: February 27, 2024

OST ELA II - April 9-10,2024

OST Alg. I & Geometry - April 16-17, 2024

OST Biology - April 23, 2024

OST US History & US Government - April 24, 2024

Test Prep Information 
In addition to free test agency preparation ( and a sampling of commercial test-prep agencies are listed for students and parents. Fairbanks High School does not endorse any test prep service but offers information and opportunities as a service to students and their parents.

  1. Kaplan or 800-KAP-TEST

  2. ACT Review (held at Ohio Dominican) 834-8886

  3. Princeton Review 800-2REVIEW

  4. Tutoring Club (Hilliard) 664-9474

  5. College Smiths: (held at Upper Arlington HS)

  6. BWS Educational Consulting:  614-353-4725 or