January 19, 2021, Celina, Ohio — Celina Insurance Group and its employees announce the 2021 scholarship fund. The fund is administered by the Mercer County Civic Foundation. Three 2021 high school graduates who plan to pursue a degree in an insurance industry-related major will receive a $1,000 scholarship each. (Majors include but are not limited to Actuarial Science, Business, Communications, Computer Science, Finance, Accounting, Pre-Law and Risk Management and Insurance.)

Eligible students must either reside or graduate from a high school in Mercer or Auglaize County or be a child/grandchild of a current Celina Insurance Group employee (no county constraint).

Top applicants are announced in May 2021 based on a written essay as indicated in the application form. In the spring of 2022, each scholarship recipient will be eligible for the Don Montgomery Memorial Renewal Scholarship of $500 if specific guidelines are met. 

An additional $1,000 scholarship is available from the Western Ohio Educational Foundation (WOEF) if the scholarship recipient enrolls in six or more credit hours during each semester at Wright State University – Lake Campus. WOEF will also match the Don Montgomery Memorial Renewal Scholarship. 

Celina Insurance Group has partnered with Scholarship America to manage the online applications. Applications must be completed at https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/celinainsurancegroup before
4 p.m. EST on March 1, 2021. Late entries will not be accepted. Email celinainsurancegroup@scholarshipamerica.org for additional information.

Scholarship America works directly with students, parents, colleges, businesses and communities to help students fulfill their college dreams. Since it was founded in 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $4.3 billion to more than 2.6 million students … and counting.

Founded in 1914, Celina Insurance Group is a family of four mutual property and casualty companies underwriting auto, home, business, and farm coverages. Celina is represented by approximately 500 independent agents across six Midwestern states.