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Columbus High School Scholarships
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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship
Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
Big Future Scholarship
Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
Be Bold Scholarship
Deadline: Oct 01, 2023
ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship
Deadline: Sep 29, 2023
Niche $25,000 Back to School Scholarship
Deadline: Sep 27, 2023
Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
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The third biggest metropolitan area in the state of Ohio, behind the cities of Cincinnati and Cleveland is the wonderful city of Columbus. There are around 800,000 residents according to 2008 numbers and is the 16th biggest city within the US and the 3rd most heavily populated state capital. According to the U.S. Census, the metropolitan area has a 1.7 million population and the Combined Statistical Area (that also consists of Marion and Chillicothe) has a population of roughly 2 million.
Within the city nowadays; one could find various museums including the The Columbus Museum of Art, that has a great collection of European and American art up to early modernism. Moreover, there is the Wexner Center for the Arts, that is an art gallery concentrating on modern pieces. This center is situated on the campus of Ohio State University. The COSI, or the Center of Science and Industry, is a science museum that is located on the former Central High School. The Ohio Historical Society has a flagship museum named the Ohio Historical Center located north of downtown. The Kelton House Museum and Garden is a museum that showcases the Victorian life. The house belongs to three generations of the Kelton Family.
Those who love parks and outdoor attractions will have many ones to choose from. The Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District has the Battelle-Darby Creek Metro Park, Inniswood Metro Gardens, and Highbanks Metro Park. Among the most popular is the Big Darby Creek in the southwestern portion of the town, which is famous for its ecological diversity and beauty. The Whetstone Park, that includes the Park of Roses, is a lovely rose garden situated in Clintonville. The Chadwick Arboretum showcases a big and diverse collection of plants. It is located on the OSU campus. The new Metro Park on the Whittier Peninsula comprises an Audubon nature center which is focused on bird-watching.
There are likewise several popular performing arts institutions comprising the Columbus Children's Theatre, BalletMet Columbus, the ProMUsica Chamber Orchestra, Shadowbox Cabaret, the Contemporary American Theatre Company (CATCO), Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Opera Columbus, and the Columbus Jazz Orchestra. The Actors' Theatre offers free performances of open-air ampitheatre situated within the German Village. Moreover, it likewise provides free performances of Shakespearean plays. The Columbus Youth Ballet Academy celebrates the artistic direction of Shir Lee Wu, a discovery of Martha Graham. Currently, Wu is the artistic director of the Columbus City Ballet School. For concert locations, the list consists of: Nationwide Arena, Lifestyle Communities Pavilion, the Newport Music Hall, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, and Jerome Schottenstein Center. Theatre-lovers could go to the Lincoln Theatre, previously a center for Black culture within Columbus. There is likewise the King Arts Complex, that hosts numerous cultural events. There are even other downtown theatres within the area, such as the Ohio Theatre, the Palace Theatre, the Riffe Centre and the Southern Theatre.
The city has a diverse and strong financial system, which can be seen by its list of awards, such as being ranked seventh in the best place in the United States to operate a business in 2008 (Market Watch). The city placed 3rd for "Cities of the Future" by fDi magazine, and it ranked fifth in the country for headquarters of Fortune 500 companies. Amongst the largest companies within the Columbus MSA as of 2004 include: The Ohio State University, The State of Ohio Government, JP Morgan Chase, US Government, Nationwide, OhioHealth, Columbus City Schools, City of Columbus Government, Honda of American manufacturing, Inc., Limited Brands Corp., Wal-Mart Stores, Franklin County Government, Mount Carmel Health System, Kroger Company, as well as Wendy's International, Inc.