C.A.M.P College Scholarship Program

The CAMP Scholarship Fund was established in 2018 with generous grants from private donors to help offset college cost and debt. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to proven dedicated CAMP students who are enrolled in a 4 year institution.  Scholarships will be given to students who are soon to graduate from Timken Early College High School.
What Is The Scholarship Amount:

Generally, $2,500 each paid at $1,250 per semester; but other levels may also be awarded depending upon funding and eligible applicants.

How Many Scholarships Are Awarded Each Year:

Awarded annually, actual number dependent upon available, eligible applicants, and funding. Two were awarded in 2018 and seven in 2019.

Duration of The Award:

Scholarships are  renewable every year  and awarded up to 4 years.

Initial Application Criteria:

To qualify for this scholarship, applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • CAMP member in good standing

  • Minimum 3.0 grade point average at the time of applying

  • Accepted as a full time student at a college or university for the upcoming academic semester.

  • Satisfactory class attendance record

  • Exemplary behavioral record

Additional Information/Documents:

Application Form


Please prepare in your own words an essay that will enable the scholarship board to become better acquainted with you. Your essay should include personal background, future goals, what you expect from a college education, and why you feel like you’re qualified to receive the CAMP scholarship. There is no length requirement. Attach the essay to the application when submitting it.


Turn the following into Mr.Trenger​

  • Official proof of academic standing

    • High School Transcripts

    • Stark State Transcripts

  • Two letters of recommendation

    • Academic letter of recommendation from your high school/college (teacher, professor, counselor, advisor, principle, dean, etc)

    • Letter of recommendation outside of school (employer, community member, religious counsel etc)

  • Copy of your first semester bill/invoice regarding tuition, room, board (can be scanned and emailed to Dennis)

How Do I Maintain My Scholarship:
  • Adherence to the current “CAMP Graduate” attendance policy.

  • Remain a full time student (online and traditional classes are acceptable)

  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. If the GPA falls below a 3.0 they will be placed on probation for a minimum of one (1) semester, with the opportunity to improve their grades by the following semester before the scholarship is discontinued and ineligible for renewal.

  • Remain in contact with assigned CAMP Liaison

  • Send semester grades to Mr. Brunner

  • After student is awarded the scholarship, each semesters transcript must be sent electronically to Mr. Brunner

  • Each semesters Bill/Invoice sent electronically to Bruce DiPietro, badipietro@gmail.com

How My Application and Materials Should Be Submitted:
  • Application is available online for students. The application and essay can be submitted at dtrenger@outlook.com

  • Official transcripts and letters of recommendation in sealed envelope given to Dennis Trenger  

  • BIlling Invoice scanned and emailed to Dennis Trenger dtrenger@outlook.com

Deadline For Application:

All documents including school transcript and recommendation letters must be submitted before the May 9, 2020.


Applicants will be contacted to set up a mini interview with a Scholarship Board member shortly after all applicant materials are received. Interviews will be conducted after the week of May 18, 2020.

Selection Process:

Selection is made on the basis of a comprehensive process including but not limited to academic performance, community service, references, extracurricular, personal essay,interviews, and CAMP participation of the applicant.

How and When Is The Student Informed:

General custom is to make presentations of the awards at the June CAMP meeting; however, other timeframes could also apply at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.

How and When Is The Award Distributed:

Scholarship funds are directly  deposited to the educational institutes at the beginning of each year after receiving the statement from the school. At the start of each semester, students will need to submit a bill/invoice of their student business account electronically to Dennis Trenger.

Can I Receive and Apply For Other Scholarships

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