“More than one Path” Scholarship

Sponsored by The Hourglass Foundation


A U.S. graduating high school senior or an individual with a GED certificate who is continuing their education at either a trade school or community college program. Area of study should be in Auto Tech, Engineering Tech or Skilled Trade Programs (HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Construction). Consideration will be based on financial need, academic achievement, and community service record/extracurricular activities.


  • High school GPA of 2.5 or greater or a GED certificate

  • Enrollment in one of the following areas of study Auto Technology, Auto Mechanic, Engineering Tech or Skilled Trade Program (Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Construction etc.)

  • Completed scholarship application

  • 2 letters of recommendation

  • Official high school or GED transcript

  • Completed essay (see below for details)

  • Listing of extracurricular/volunteer activities (if applicable).


Essay length 400 – 500 words, double spaced.

Essay Topics – (Choose one)

  • Why have you chosen this career (state area of study) and what are your goals?
  • What constitutes a successful life and why?


$1,000.00 will be awarded for tuition and fees.


If you are chosen as the recipient, you will need to furnish verification of enrollment from your college financial aid office. PLEASE NOTE: Be mindful of all due dates for required documents as lateness could impact your award. Further details will be provided upon award announcement.


OPENS: October 1, 2023 **CLOSES: March 1, 2024
Award announcements will be made by March 29, 2024.

**The Closed Date is the date after which applications will no longer be accepted. If applying by mail The Hourglass Foundation will use the postmarked date to determine mailed entries. Please submit applications by March 1, 2024. If you are mailing your application please send to:

The Hourglass Foundation
9200 Memorial Dr.
Plain City, OH 43064.
Attn: Janet Smail –

If submitting via the online scholarship application, please go here: