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.

Beat the Odds Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Children's Defense Fund Beat the Odds scholarship program honors outstanding high school students who have overcome tremendous adversity, demonstrated academic excellence and given back to their communities. For consideration in the Beat the Odds scholarship program, an applicant must be a current high school junior in Ohio, New York, California, Texas, Minnesota or Washington, D.C. attending [...] More

Botkins Community Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To be eligible for this award, the applicant must be Botkins High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior pursuing a two-year or four-year degree or a training certificate at an accredited post-secondary community college, university, or trade school. Selection will be based upon financial need, 2.7 GPA or higher, community and school service, and recommendations. Preference will be given to applicants [...] More

Botkins Trojans Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • To be eligible for the Botkins Trojans Scholarship, applicants must be seniors at Botkins High School in Shelby County, Ohio with a minimum 2.5 GPA planning to pursue a bachelor's or associate's degree. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Captain Nicholas J. Rozanski Memorial Grant Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/27/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Nick Rozanski Memorial Foundation will award six $1,000 one-time scholarships to high school seniors who exemplify Nick's dedication to community service and leadership. The scholarships will enable future generations of young, courageous men and women like Nick Rozanski to follow their dreams. Three $1,000 one-time scholarships will be awarded to Dublin students, one from each high school [...] More

Catherine Moloney Nursing Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To be eligible for the Catherine Moloney Nursing Scholarship, the applicant must be a Shelby County (Ohio) resident pursuing a registered nursing (RN) degree. Eligible persons may apply during any year of their education, however, licensed RNs are not eligible for continuing education. Selection based on financial need, academic ability and demonstrated "empathy which is necessary, the compassion [...] More

Clair and Jeanne Naveau Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • To be eligible for the Clair and Jeanne Naveau Family Scholarship, applicants must be a Russia High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior with a cumulative 3.0 GPA, pursuing a four-year degree at an accredited college or university in the coming academic year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Community Foundation of Shelby County Law Student Assistance Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2020
  • Amount: $3,500
  • 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 (third) year of law school (current second-year students approaching third year) by providing assistance to defray the cost of tuition, books and such other expenses incident to attending law school. Students must have a permanent [...] More

Community Foundation of Shelby County Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2020
  • Amount: $9,000
  • To be eligible for the Community Foundation of Shelby County Scholarships, applicants must be seniors 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). Must have a minimum 2.5 high school GPA and plan to pursue an associate's or bachelor's degree. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Dave Mielke Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • To be eligible for the Dave Mielke Scholarship, applicants must be a Botkins High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior who has been a member of the Botkins High School cross-country and/or track teams. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Doc and Hilda Francis Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,250
  • To be eligible for the Doc and Hilda Francis Family Scholarship, the applicant must be a Russia High School (Russia, Ohio) senior. Selection will be based upon financial need, academic ability, demonstrated community and school service and recommendations. The scholarship is renewable for up to three years. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Dr. Edward and Anne Link Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • To be eligible for the Dr. Edward and Anne Link Fund Scholarship, applicants must be a Shelby County resident maintaining a college GPA of not less than 3.0 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 education. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

Edward & Merilyn Borchers Family Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • To be eligible for the Edward & Merilyn Borchers Family Foundation Scholarship, the applicant must be a Russia High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior pursuing a two- or four-year degree at an accredited community college or university. Scholarships are renewable for up to three years. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Elaine Laughlin Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,200
  • To be eligible for an award from the Elaine Laughlin Scholarship Fund, applicants must be a Shelby County (Ohio) high school senior who with a minimum cumulative 3.6 to a 4.0 GPA and will be enrolling in an accredited college or university in the coming academic year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

GRCF Dr. William E. and Norma Sprague Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.

    To be eligible for the Dr. William E. & Norma Sprague Scholarship, students must be full-time with permanent residency in the Michigan counties of Kent, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo or Athens County, [...] More

Herbert and Antoinette Schlater Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • To be eligible for the Herbert and Antoinette Schlater Scholarship, applicants must have a parent who is 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 can apply. Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA (requirement does not apply to applicants [...] More

IUTIS Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $500
  • To be eligible for the IUTIS Club Scholarship, the applicant must be a high school senior who participated in the IUTIS Club (Sidney, Ohio) boys softball program for at least four years and plan to attend a two- or four-year college/university. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Kyle R. Magoto Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $500
  • To be eligible for an award from the Kyle R. Magoto Scholarship Fund, the applicant must be a Russia High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) graduating senior pursuing an associate's or a bachelor's degree as a full-time student at an accredited educational institution. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and must've participated in at least five athletic seasons throughout high school. The scholarship [...] More

Lahrmer Family Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • To be eligible for the Lahrmer Family Scholarship Fund, the applicant must be a Botkins High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior pursuing a two- or four-year degree at an accredited college or university in the upcoming academic year. Selection is based on academic ability, demonstrated community and school service and recommendations. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

Layton Family Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • High school seniors residing in Shelby County (Ohio) and attending a school in Shelby County (Ohio) who will be a first-generation student (neither parent has a bachelor's degree or higher). You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and will be enrolling as a full-time student in an accredited college or university in the coming academic year. The required essay cannot exceed 500 words. For more [...] More

Louise Sheets Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $500
  • To be eligible for an award from the Louise Sheets Scholarship Fund, applicants must be Botkins High School (Botkins, Ohio) graduating seniors pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited trade school, college or university in the coming year.
    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

McColloch-Baker Insurance Agency Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To be eligible for the McColloch-Baker Insurance Agency Scholarship students must be high school seniors who attend Piqua High School or the Upper Valley Career Center who will pursue an associate's or bachelor's degree, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. One scholarship for a Piqua High School senior and one scholarship for an Upper Valley Career Center senior will be awarded. For more information or [...] More

Medical & Health Professions Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • To be eligible for the Medical & Health Professions Scholarship, applicants must be 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 and associated health professions. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2020
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/13/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Foundation has been honored to provide three academic scholarships each year to undergraduate and graduate students.

    The scholarships are broken into three categories: The Don Schmidt Scholarship for students majoring in parks/law enforcement, the Jody Stowers Scholarship for students in parks and recreation that exemplify the future of our profession and [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2020
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Randy Greve Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To be eligible for the Randy Greve Memorial Scholarship, the applicant must be Botkins high school (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior. Preference is given to students pursuing a two-year vocational or technical program (secondary consideration to four-year degree applicants).

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Ratermann Insurance Agency Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To be eligible for the Ratermann Insurance Agency Scholarship, the applicant must be a Fort Loramie High School (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior planning to pursue an associate or bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university in the upcoming academic year. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Richland County Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Richland County Foundation has a long history of making grants for college scholarships. Richland County Foundation's undergraduate college scholarships are based on financial need. Students must be attending an accredited college or university on a full-time basis and maintain primary residency in Richland County, Ohio. New applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Returning students must [...] More

Robert and Thelma Sargeant High School Senior Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • To be eligible for the Robert and Thelma Sargeant High School Senior Scholarship, applicant must be a Fairlawn High School (Shelby County, Ohio) senior (open enrollment students must have attended at least two years in the school district) attending adult education, an accredited trade school, or pursuing a two- or four-year degree at an accredited college or university. For more information or [...] More

Robert and Thelma Sargeant Past Graduate/Adult School District Resident Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • To be eligible for the Robert and Thelma Sargeant Past Graduate/Adult School District Resident Scholarship, applicants must be past graduate or current adult resident of the Fairlawn School District (Shelby Co., Ohio); and must be attending adult education, an accredited trade school or pursuing a two- or four-year degree at an accredited college or university. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Ruese Insurance Agency Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To be eligible for the Ruese Insurance Agency Scholarship, the applicant must be a high school senior, who attends either Sidney High School, Christian Academy, or Lehman Catholic High School (Sidney, Ohio) and plans to pursue an associate or bachelor's degree. Applicant must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA. One scholarship for a Sidney High School senior, one scholarship for a Lehman Catholic [...] More

Scott F. Barker Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,200
  • To be eligible for the Scott F. Barker Memorial Scholarship, the applicant must be a Sidney High School (Sidney, Ohio) senior. Applicant must be pursuing a bachelor's degree. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Sidney High School (Ohio) Alumni Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To be eligible for the Sidney High School (Ohio) Alumni Scholarship, applicants 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- or four-year degree at an accredited college or university. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall.

    To enter, applicants must be under 21, entering college in the upcoming fall and meet the TCI height requirement minimums: [...] More

The Ability Center of Greater Toledo Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Ensuring that people with disabilities have opportunities to achieve higher education and the accompanying rewards is important to The Ability Center. Therefore, the Center provides college scholarships to area students with disabilities. Last year, The Ability Center and its Auxiliary collaborated to give out several scholarships totaling $20,000.

    Applicants must be an individual with a [...] More

The Ernst Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The OBES exists to provide financial Assistance in the way of scholarships to prepare American Baptist Professional Ministers for tomorrow. The Rev. Robert E. And Gladys Ernst Scholarship awarded to current ABC/Ordained pastors of American Baptist Churches in Ohio who are pursuing post-graduate ministry degrees such as Master's or Ph.D of Divinity either at accredited institutions or through a [...] More

Thomas E. Given Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $4,000
  • To be eligible for the Thomas E. Given Family Scholarship, the applicant must be a Sidney High School senior and a resident of Shelby County, Ohio planning to attend an accredited trade school or pursuing a two- or four-year degree at an accredited college/university. Selection will be based on financial need, academic ability, community and school service, and recommendations. The scholarship is [...] More

Vera DoLean Ginn Kiwanis Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To be eligible for the Vera DoLean Ginn Scholarship, the applicant must be Shelby County (Ohio) resident pursuing a career in elementary education. Students must have a minimum 2.5 high school or college GPA and be pursuing a certificate, associate's, bachelor's or master's degree. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

William and Patsy Zorn Veterans Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • High School senior graduating from a public high school within Shelby County, Ohio, with a 3.5 GPA or greater, and who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university (other than Wright State University) in the coming academic year. Must have a relative (parent, step-parent, grandparent, full or half-sibling) who is active duty or a veteran of the United States military. [...] More

Zinggia Art Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/7/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Zinggia Ohio Art Scholarship was started to help art students in Ohio further their education in the visual arts field. The Zinggia Ohio Art Scholarship is available yearly to a deserving Ohio high school student to pursue a career in illustration, graphic design, photography, or any other art-related program. The mission of the Zinggia Ohio Art Scholarship is to provide financial assistance [...] More

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Amazon Offers $40K Future Engineer Scholarships

November 6, 2019

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

E-tail giant Amazon is now accepting applications to its Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program for students entering college in the fall of 2020. The scholarship program offers 100 current high school seniors from underserved and underrepresented communities across the country the opportunity to receive $40,000 scholarships to study computer science at a four-year college or university and a guaranteed paid internship offer at Amazon after the completion of their first year. [...]

NC Senator Proposes Taxing of Athletic Scholarships

October 31, 2019

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

In response to the NCAA's vote to allow athletes to profit from their names, images and likeness, Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina has proposed taxing those scholarships. Senator Burr tweeted: "If college athletes are going to make money off their likenesses while in school, their scholarships should be treated like income. I'll be introducing legislation that subjects scholarships given to athletes who choose to 'cash in' to income taxes." [...]

Gucci Gaffe Results in Green for Grads

October 8, 2019

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

Gucci is releasing a new line of... diversity undergraduate scholarships for students who are "traditionally underrepresented in the fashion industry." The 1.5 million U.S. university college scholarship program is set to run for four years, targeting students who attend four-year universities. Special consideration will be given to those residing in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto and Washington, D.C and/or for those who plan to attend or are currently attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). [...]

Last Reviewed: November 2019

Ohio Scholarships