Ohio Scholarships

The list of students who need financial aid is endless, but so is the one of grants and scholarships available to them. And obtaining these college scholarships doesn’t have to be a struggle. Sometimes, all it takes is being in the right place at the right time. By using your state as a search criterion, Scholarships.com can help you find scholarships and grants especially created for students living in Ohio. Check out the scholarships below for a sample of what you may find. For additional information about Ohio scholarships, you may conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 29, Annually
A $500 scholarship will be presented from the East Ohio Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry of East Ohio Conference. Any high school senior who is an active member in a United Methodist Church inside the boundaries of the East Ohio Conference is eligible to apply. Applicants will be asked to write a story, essay, poem, etc. of 1,500 words or less on the following theme: "How [...] More

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence. Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

Ohio Newspapers Foundation University Journalism Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Applicant must be enrolled as a sophmore, junior or senior at an Ohio college or university for the coming school year. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 (C+) us required. The student's college transcript must accompany the application. The student must be a major in journalism or equivalent degree program. Applicants are not limited to, but preference will be given to students [...] More

GRCF Dr. William E. and Norma Sprague Ohio University Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must have a permanent residence in the Michigan counties of Kent, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo or in Athens counties in Ohio, and be pursuing a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree at Ohio University. Must have financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information on this and other Grand Rapids Community Foundation scholarships, please visit our website. [...] More

McColloch-Baker Insurance Agency Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
Students eligible for the McColloch-Baker Insurance Agency Scholarship include high school seniors who attend Piqua High School or the Upper Valley Career Center and wish to pursue an associate's or bachelor's degree. Selection is based upon financial need, academic ability, community and school service and recommendations. One scholarship for a Piqua High School senior and one scholarship for [...] More

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarships
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The ACMPE Scholarship Fund Inc. supports and promotes health care leaders' personal and professional growth toward the advancement of the profession. The program supports individuals who, by virtue of experience, current position and plans demonstrate potential for contributing to the medical practice management profession. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be: - Enrolled in an [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study fellowship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior [...] More

RCF, Inc. Undergraduate Scholarship Grant Program
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Foundation has a long history of making grants for college scholarships. There are more than 50 scholarship funds that support the undergraduate grant program. In addition, scholarships are awarded from Richland County Foundation Unrestricted Funds, as directed each year by the Board of Trustees. Richland County Foundation’s undergraduate college scholarships are based on financial need. [...] More

AWS John C. Lincoln Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The John C. Lincoln Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students. All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements. - Applicant must be a minimum of 18 years of age. - [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Law Student Assistance Fund
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Law Student Assistance Fund may assist one or more students from Shelby County, Ohio and the surrounding counties abutting on Shelby County, Ohio in their FINAL year of law school by providing assistance to defray the cost of tuition, books and such other expenses incident to attending law school. To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria: - A permanent [...] More

Sidney-Shelby County YMCA Lee E. Schauer Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 04, Annually
The Lee E. Schauer Memorial Scholarship was established in 1989 by family and friends to honor the memory of this fine young man who lost his life in a tragic accident the summer before his senior year of high school. It is the wish of the Schauer family that this scholarship be awarded to a college-bound high school senior for whom the award will truly make a difference. For that reason, the [...] More

Ohio Environmental Science & Environmental Engineering Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Ohio Academy of Science has received a grant from the Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) to establish the Ohio Environmental Science and Environmental Engineering Scholarship Program. The projected three year program cost is $150,000. These merit-based, non-renewable scholarships will fulfill the OEEF objective of "Providing scholarships in environmental science and environmental [...] More

Ohio College Opportunity Grant
Application Deadlines: October 01, Annually
The Ohio College Opportunity Grant Program (OCOG) provides need-based tuition assistance to Ohio students from low to moderate-income families. This program is a result of the merging of the Part-Time Instructional Grant and the Ohio Instructional Grant, with the intent to increase access to higher education. By raising the current household income ceiling of $39,000 in the OIG program to $75,000 [...] More

Ohio Regents Graduate/Professional Fellowship Program
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Ohio Regents Graduate/Professional Fellowship Program provides merit-based financial assistance to Ohio baccalaureate graduates who enroll for graduate or professional study at participating Ohio colleges and universities. Students are nominated by their undergraduate colleges and universities on the basis of evidence which indicates strong academic achievement and a high potential to [...] More

Ohio Safety Officers College Memorial Fund
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Ohio Safety Officers College Memorial Fund provides tuition assistance to the children and spouses of peace officers, fire fighters and certain other safety officers who are killed in the line-of-duty, anywhere in the United States. The fund provides benefits which cover full instructional and general fee charges at public colleges and universities in Ohio and a portion of these costs at [...] More

Lloyd A. Chacey PE Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
The Ohio Society of Professional Engineers established the Lloyd A. Chacey, P.E. Scholarship in 1977 as a lasting tribute to this longtime executive secretary. Lloyd served in this capacity for 27 years until 1970. In addition, he was executive director of the Engineers Foundation of Ohio from its founding in 1964 until his retirement in 1980. The scholarship is to be applied to the student's [...] More

Ohio University Women's Club Freshman Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Ohio University Women's Club Freshman Scholarship is for a female high school senior entering Ohio University as a freshman in the fall. Scholarship applicants must also be from a high school in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio area. This scholarship ranges up to full tuition value. Since 1951, more than 100 such scholarships have been awarded to OU-bound women! In order to be eligible for this [...] More

PMI NEO Leadership Institute Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The PMI Educational Foundation Scholarship Program is pleased that you are interested in pursuing a career in project management. The Foundation has established a tuition scholarship program to assist qualified students in obtaining degrees from accredited academic institutions of higher learning in the field of project management. Scholarships are sponsored by PMI, PMI Components, corporations [...] More

AWS William A. and Ann M. Brothers Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The William A. and Ann M. Brothers Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student persuing a minimum four-year degree in a welding or welding related program at an accredited university. All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: - Applicant must be a minimum of 18 years of age - Applicant must have a minimum high school diploma - Applicant must have a [...] More

Ruth M. Aikey Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
This Ruth M. Aikey Memorial Scholarship is a four-year scholarship for promising individuals who are current residents of either the cities of Amherst, Avon, Avon Lake, Berea, Birmingham, Brookpark, Columbia Station, Elyria, Grafton, Kipton, LaGrange, Lorain, Middleburg Heights, North Ridgeville, Oberlin, Olmsted Falls, Rochester, Sheffield Lake, South Amherst, Strongsville or Wellington in the [...] More

Kyle R. Magoto Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for an award from the Kyle R. Magoto Scholarship Fund, applicant must be a Russia High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) graduating senior who is pursuing an associate or a bachelor's degree as a full-time student at an accredited educational institution, have a high school GPA not less than 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale and must have participated in no less than five (5) athletic seasons [...] More

Catherine Moloney Nursing Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
To be eligible for the Catherine Moloney Nursing Scholarship, applicant must be a Shelby County (Ohio) resident pursuing a Registered Nursing degree. Eligible persons may apply during any year of their education, however licensed RNs are not eligible for continuing education. Selection based upon financial need, academic ability and demonstrated "empathy which is necessary, the compassion which [...] More

Clair and Jeanne Naveau Family Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Clair and Jeanne Naveau Family Scholarship, applicant must be a Russia High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale pursuing a four-year degree at an accredited college or university in the coming academic year. Selection will be based upon academic ability, financial need, community and school service and [...] More

Dave Mielke Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Dave Mielke Scholarship, applicant must be a Botkins High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior who has earned a minimum of two (2) team letters as a member of Botkins High School cross country and/or track teams. Selection is based upon academic achievement, community and school service and [...] More

Dr. Edward and Anne Link Fund Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
To be eligible for the Dr. Edward and Anne Link Fund Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Shelby County residents maintaining a college gpa of not less than 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale and are pursuing a major in visual arts, performing arts, or creative writing toward a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree. Applicants must have completed at least one year of post-secondary [...] More

Edward & Merilyn Borchers Family Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Edward & Merilyn Borchers Family Foundation Scholarship, applicant must be a Russia High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior pursuing a two-year or four-year degree at an accredited community college or university. Selection will be based upon financial need, academic ability, community, religious and school service and recommendations. Two scholarships are renewable for up [...] More

Herbert and Antoinette Schlater Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Herbert and Antoinette Schlater Scholarship, applicant must meet the following criteria: - A student with a parent employed by either Sidney Electric Co. or Area Energy and Electric for a minimum of two years prior to January of the award year - Preference is given to a graduating high school senior; however, an older student may apply - Must have a cumulative GPA of [...] More

IUTIS Club Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the IUTIS Club Scholarship, applicant must be a high school senior who participated in the IUTIS Club (Sidney, Ohio) boys softball program for at least four years and must be planning to attend a two- or four-year college or university. Selection will be based upon academic achievement, community and school service, and [...] More

Kiwanis Club of Sidney (Ohio) Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Kiwanis Club of Sidney (Ohio) Scholarship, applicant must be a senior in high school at Sidney High School, Lehman Catholic High School, Sidney Christian Academy or Upper Valley Career Center (who are residents of the Sidney City Schools district). Selection will be based upon academic ability, school and community service, financial need and [...] More

Lahrmer Family Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Lahrmer Family Scholarship Fund, applicant must be a Botkins High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior who will pursue a minimum of a two-year or four-year degree at an accredited college or university in the coming academic year are eligible. Selection is based upon academic ability, demonstrated community and school service and [...] More

Medical & Health Professions Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
To be eligible for the Medical & Health Professions Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: - Graduates of high schools within Shelby County (Ohio) or residents of any public school district within Shelby County pursuing a certificate or an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree in medical or health professions - Eligible persons may apply during any year of their [...] More

NTA Ohio Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
To be eligible for the NTA Ohio Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: - Citizen or permanent resident of the United States - Permanent resident of Ohio - Full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study - Enrolled at a college or university in Ohio - Cumulative 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or greater [...] More

Randy Greve Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Randy Greve Memorial Scholarship, applicant must be a Botkins high school (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior. Preference given to student pursing a two-year vocational or technical program (secondary consideration to a four-year degree applicant). Selection will be based upon financial need, academic achievement and community, religous, and school service. For more information and [...] More

Ratermann Insurance Agency Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Ratermann Insurance Agency Scholarship, applicant must be a Fort Loramie High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior who plans to pursue an associate or bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university in the coming academic year. Selection is based upon financial need, academic ability, community and school service and [...] More

Robert and Thelma Sargeant High School Senior Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Robert and Thelma Sargeant High School Senior Scholarship, applicant must be a Fairlawn High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior (open enrollment students must have attended at least two years in the school district) and must be attending adult education, an accredited trade school or pursuing a two-year or four-year degree at an accredited college or university.Several $1,000 [...] More

Robert and Thelma Sargeant Past Graduate/Adult School District Resident Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
To be eligible for the Robert and Thelma Sargeant Past Graduate/Adult School District Resident Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: - Past graduates or current adult residents of the Fairlawn School District (Shelby Co., Ohio) may apply - Must be attending adult education, an accredited trade school or pursuing a two-year or four-year degree at an accredited college or [...] More

Robert E. Grubbs Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Robert E. Grubbs Foundation Scholarship, applicant must be a Jackson Center High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior planning to attend adult education, an accredited trade school or pursuing a two-year or four-year degree at an acredited college or university. Selection is based upon financial need, academic ability, community and school service, and [...] More

Ruese Insurance Agency Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Ruese Insurance Agency Scholarship, applicants must be high school seniors who attend Sidney High School, Christian Academy, or Lehman Catholic High School (Sidney, Ohio) and plan to pursue an associate or bachelor's degree. One scholarship for a Sidney High School senior, one scholarship for a Lehman Catholic High School senior and one scholarship for a Christian Academy [...] More

Sidney High School (Ohio) Alumni Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Sidney High School (Ohio) Alumni Scholarship, applicant must be a current Sidney High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior or past graduate planning to attend adult education at an accredited trade school or pursuing a two-year or four-year degree at an accredited college or university. Selection will be based upon financial need, academic ability, community, religious and [...] More

Thomas E. Given Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Thomas E. Given Memorial Scholarship, applicant must be a Sidney High School senior who resides within Shelby County, Ohio and is planning to attend an accredited trade school, or pursuing a two-year or four-year degree at an accredited college or university. Selection will be based upon financial need, academic ability, community and school service, and recommendations. [...] More

Vera DoLean Ginn Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for the Vera DoLean Ginn Scholarship, applicant must be a Shelby County (Ohio) resident pursuing a career in elementary education. Selection will be based upon intent to pursue the field of elementary education, financial need, academic ability, community and school service, and recommendations. For more information and to download the general application form, please visit our [...] More

Botkins Student Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for this award, applicant must be a Botkins High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior pursuing a post-secondary education at an accredited trade school, college, or university. Selection will be based upon financial need, academic ability, demonstrated community and school service, and [...] More

Botkins Community Fund Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for this award, applicant must be a Botkins High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior pursuing a two-year or four-year degree or a vocational training certificate at an accredited post-secondary community college, university, or vocational school. Selection will be based upon financial need, GPA (2.7 or higher), community and school service, and recommendations. Preference will be [...] More

Botkins Trojans Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To be eligible for this award, applicant must be a senior at Botkins High School in Shelby County, Ohio. Selection will be based upon financial need, academic achievement, and community, religious and school [...] More

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