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The scholarships listed here are from outside sources. Students are encouraged to apply for these and any other scholarships they may find. 
Ohio Dominican University is not responsible for the information on these outside websites.
  • 180 Medical Scholarship Program
    Students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full time in the fall are eligible to apply. Applicants must be under a physician's care for a spinal cord injury, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy (ileostomy, colostomy, or urostomy). Must be a legal resident in the United States.

    To Apply:
    Submit the application on their website.

    Award: Seven $1,000 awards
  • Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program
    A & F is committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.  

    High school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution and between the ages of 16 and 30. 

    Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the website.   

    Award: $1,000   
  • AdRoll Scholarship Program


    To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
    • Accepted or be enrolled as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program at an accredited U.S. college or university (including online universities) for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
    • Must major in a STEAM or Business related degree.
    • A passion for STEAM or Business.

    To Apply

    The application can be found on their website.


    Award: (2) $2,500 scholarships

  • AES Engineers Scholarship
    Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted. 

    Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.  You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.  

    Students will submit an essay on one of the two topics that appear on the scholarship page of our website

    Award:  $500  
  • Aging Matters Scholarship
    Any existing student (or incoming freshman), in good academic standing, at a 2 or 4 year accredited college can apply for this scholarship. And the recipient will demonstrate a unique and admirable understanding and desire to show us that "Aging Matters" to them.

    To Apply:
    Submit the application on their website.

    Award: $1,500
  • American Legion High School Oratorical Contest
    The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. The 70-year-old program presents participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation’s laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship.

    For more information, visit www.legion.org/oratorical.

    High School students under the age of 20 

    Award: $1,500 - $18,000
  • AMVETS National Scholarship
    The purpose of this scholarship is to make the goal of post secondary education more attainable for the children and grandchildren of veterans by assisting deserving students who might not otherwise have the financial means to achieve their educational goals. A total of six scholarships of this level will be awarded nationally, one per each of the six National Districts of AMVETS. 
    For more information, visit www.amvets.org/programs/scholarships/

    • Must be a graduating high school senior entering at the college freshmen level in the upcoming fall semester.
    • Must have a minimum high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. (Or documented evidence of extenuating circumstances that caused a lower GPA.)
    • Must be the child or grandchild of a United States veteran.
    • Must be a United States citizen.
    • Must demonstrate academic promise and financial need.
    • Must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected. 
    Award: $1,000 for four years.
  • Ana Maria Arias Scholarship
    This scholarship was created to recognize Ana Maria's contributions to the Latino community. 

    Hispanic women attending a 4-year accredited U.S. college.

    Alma Rojas
    The Ana Maria Arias Scholarship
    1725 K St NW, Ste 501
    Washington, DC 20006  

    Award: Varies
  • Andersen Consulting Scholarship Program for Minorities
    Andersen Consulting Foundation
    c/o Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation of America
    1505 Riverview Road
    P.O. Box 297
    St. Peter MN 56082
    (507) 931-1682

    This scholarship is open African-Americans, Hispanic American, and Native Americans who are enrolled in their third year of undergraduate study. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and be majoring in engineering, computer science, information systems (including accounting, business, computer, management, and related fields), or decision or management sciences. U.S. citizenship is required although asylmees and refugees are also eligible to apply.

    Award: $2,500
  • Annual Upgraded Points Student Scholarship
    To qualify, you’ll need to be a current student.

    To Apply:

    Write a 1,000 word essay about yourself. We want to know who you are and what your plans for education are.

    Tell us your story and where you see yourself in ten years once you’ve finished your education.

    Most of all show us what makes you unique and uniquely qualified for this scholarship. Have fun with it, and be sure to tell us how you’ve been using our point-earning tactics to travel in style!

    Be sure to include a section in your essay detailing what you’ll use the money for.

    When you’ve finished your essay, email to mail@upgradedpoints.com along with the following information:

    • Name
    • School you’re attending
    • Expected graduation date
    • Your major
    • Phone number
    • Email address
    More information can be found on their website.

    Award:  $1,000
  • Annual Depression Treatment Education Scholarship
    Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter.

    To Apply:
    Please submit an essay (1,000 word minimum) and tell us about your educational goals and plans for after graduation. Tell us why you feel you deserve to win this scholarship and what it would mean to you if you won.

    Application and more information can be found on their website.

    Award: $1,000
  • Ayn Rand Essay Contest
    Annual essay contest on Ayn Rand’s novel The Fountainhead. Visit their website.

    Award: up to $10,000
  • ASIST Scholarship
    Executive Women International is pleased to announce that our Columbus Chapter of EWI is participating in the Adult Students in Scholastic Transition scholarship program (ASIST). 

    This program is available to adult students (18 years or older) in transitional situations who are utilizing re-entry programs through colleges, community agencies, and service groups, or career professionals. 

    Applicants must reside and attend a college located in Franklin County or one of the contiguous counties (Fairfield, Licking, Union, Pickaway, Madison, or Delaware). 

    Interested applicants may download the application form from our Chapter website

    Cheryl Holmes, ASIST Program Chair
    EWI of Columbus
    c/o CASTO
    250 Civic Center Drive, Suite 500
    Columbus, OH 43215
  • Bachus & Schanker, LLC Essay Scholarship
    Any high school senior accepted to attend a four-year university by the time of the award, or full-time student attending a four-year university in the United States who carries a 3.0 cumulative GPA may apply.

    To Apply:
    • Write an essay of no fewer than 800 words about your opinion on the importance and efficacy of the 7th Amendment and how it affects your life. Consideration for the entirety of the Amendment (rather than the well-known nutshell explanation of the right to trial by jury) is encouraged.
    • Email their essay as a .doc or .pdf attachment to scholarship@coloradolaw.net.
    • More information can be found on their website.
    Award: $2,000
  • B. Davis Scholarship
    Please visit www.studentawardsearch.com to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. 

    High school juniors and seniors as well as students currently registered in any post secondary institution. 

    Award: $1,000
  • Beldon Scholarship Program

    Must be degree seeking student in business, management, or communications with a minimum GPA of 3.5.

    To Apply:

    For instructions on the application process, please go to Beldon's website.


  • Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship
    Gilman Scholarship Program
    Institute of International Education
    1800 West Loop South
    Suite 250
    Houston, TX 77027
    (32) 369-3484

    Must be a U.S. citizen enrolled as an undergraduate receiving Federal financial aid. Must intend to participate in a credit-bearing study abroad program.

    Award: $4,000 average
  • BestColleges.com
    BestColleges.com is a scholarship database. 
  • Bexley Women's Club Scholarship
    Only full-time students qualify for this scholarship.You must have completed or expect to complete, at least 30 semester or 45 quarter hours by the end of the spring term of the year in which you are applying. 

    To Apply

    Visit www.bexleywomen.org. Send completed applications to BWC Scholarship, PO Box 09023, Bexley, Ohio 43209. 
  • BigSun Scholarship
    The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. 

    All student athletes regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. 

    Award: $500

    To Apply
    Students must answer the essay question located on our website at www.bigsunathletics.com.
  • Bridging the Dream


    The Sallie Mae Fund’s Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for High School Seniors helps make the dream of higher education a reality for outstanding students from minority and other historically underserved communities.

    To Apply

    Apply through their website.

    Award: (25) $10,000 Scholarships

  • Butler-Wells Scholarship Fund


    • 2.0 GPA
    • Resident of OH, PA, IN, IL (Preference for students from Piqua, Cincinnati, or Miami County)
    • Financial need
    • Course of study must be related to specific career objectives

    How to Apply:

    Follow the link.



    Deadline is April 1.

  • Caring.com Student-Caregiver Annual Scholarship
    1. For sudents attending a U.S. university or college in Fall 2015, who have been caring for an older relative while attending school. Includes current high school students who are matriculating in Fall 2015 and have been involved in caregiving during high school and intend to continue while attending college.
    2. Students must follow all application instructions and agree to the Scholarship Agreement.
    To Apply:

    Submit your story though a 1500-word essay or 2-minute video telling us about your journey.

    • Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver?
    • How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for your major/career path?
    • How would this scholarship be helpful to you in your current student-caregiving role?
    The Application Form can be found on their website.

    Award: $1,500
  • Catholic Foundation
    To find scholarship opportunities through the Catholic Foundation, visit their website.
  • Central Intelligence Agency Undergraduate Scholar Program
    Central Intelligence Agency
    Attn: Personnel Representative
    P.O. Box 12727
    Arlington, VA 22209
    P: (800)368-3886
    F: (703) 613-7873

    This program is open to high school seniors who either are a member of a ethnic group or have a disability. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 18 years old, achieved 1000 on the SAT or 21 on the ACT, have a high school GPA of at least 2.75, meet the same employment standards as permanent CIA employees, and be able to demonstrate financial need.
    Applicant must also plan to major in computer science, economics, electrical engineering, foreign area studies, or non-Romance foreign languages. Recipients must be available to work in metropolitan Washington, D.C. for at least 90 calendar days each summer while in college. 

    Interns receive an annual salary and up to $15,000 a year for tuition, fees, books, and supplies. Summer travel to Washington, D.C. and a housing allowance while there are also provided.
  • China Times Cultural Foundation
    James N. Tu
    136-39 41 Ave. #1A
    Flushing, NY 11355
    Phone/fax: (718) 460-4900

    Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students of Chinese ancestry.

    Award: $10,000
  • Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Higher Education Program
    Drawer 1210
    Durant, Oklahoma 74702-1210
    P: (800) 522-6170
    F: (580) 924-1267

    Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood showing Choctaw descent, attend accredited college or university within United States.
  • City of Parma Andrew Boyko Memorial Scholarship Foundation

    The Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to high school seniors from the city of Parma wishing to pursue postsecondary education. The selection committee will take into consideration each applicant’s financial need, special circumstances, character, scholastic record, involvement in community service and commitment to the city of Parma (Members of the Board of Trustees are not involved in the selection process.).

    • Must be a resident of the City of Parma and a United States Citizen
    • Must currently be a high school senior or equivalent
    • Scholarship is paid directly to the accredited college or university
    • Prior recipients may reapply annually
    To Apply
    Visit their website.

    The award amount and number of scholarships will depend on available funds from annual contributions. This year the selection committee will award three to five scholarships, with a minimum award of $1,500.
  • City Year Columbus
    The City Year organization is a nonprofit AmeriCorps program engaging young leaders ages 17-24 in 10 months of citizen service. A post-service education award of $4,724 will be awarded upon completion.

    Visit www.cityyear.org.
  • Coca Cola Scholars Foundation
    The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation supports over 1,400 college students each year, with annual scholarships of $3.45 million, through two nationally recognized programs.

    • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools);
    • U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees;
    • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application;
    • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution;
    • Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school
    • CANNOT be children or grandchildren of employees, officers or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries.

    To Apply: Visit http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs
  • Columbus Foundation
    To find scholarship opportunities through the Columbus Foundation, visit their website
  • Columbus Rotary Phoenix Scholarship
    Columbus Rotary, in its role to effect positive and enduring change in the lives of others, is offering several scholarships to undergraduate college students. Preferences may be given to permanent residents of the City of Columbus, graduates of a Columbus City High School, or parents with a child enrolled in Columbus City Schools. 

    For more information, visit www.columbusrotary.org.  


    • Must be a permanent resident of the city of Columbus or a graduate of a Columbus City Public High School.
    • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in a college or university in Franklin County.
    • Have completed at least 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours of coursework
      Have earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 during the applicable qualifying semesters or quarters.
    • Must be enrolled for six semester or nine quarter hours of classes during the term for which the scholarship is awarded.
    Award: $2,500 (There are several scholarships available.)
  • Completing the Dream


    The Sallie Mae Fund’s Completing the Dream Scholarship Program helps outstanding students from minority and other historically underserved communities complete their post-secondary education. Students in their final year who are facing financial challenges may apply.

    To Apply

    The application can be found on their website.


    Award: Up to $2,500

  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
    504 C Street, NE
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202) 543-1771
    P: (800) 367-5273
    F: (202) 546-2143

    The CHCI also offers financial assistance by dialing (800) EXCELDC. The Institute provides Hispanic students with access to more than fourteen hundred sources of scholarships, fellowship and internships in a broad range of academic fields. 

    • Internships: College-bound Hispanic high school students as well as undergraduates. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
    • Fellows: The CHCI also offers a fellowship program for Hispanic graduate students receiving advanced degrees in public policy or policy-related areas. It ranges from aides in congressional offices to assistants in the White House and government agencies and private sector corporations.
    • Interns: $2000 for 8-week term.
    • Fellows: $1550/month + paid room and board.
  • CrowdReviews.com “Transparency” Scholarship
    • Applicant must be an undergraduate or a graduate student attending a college or university in the U.S.
    • Applicants must be able to provide proof of enrollment.
    • Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. A copy of your transcript is required.
    To Apply:
    • Applicants must write an essay of approximately 700-1000 words stating how the scholarship syncs up with the Applicant’s personal goals and what the Applicant’s plans are after college graduation.
    • Applicant must include full name, address, email, and phone number.
    • All submissions must be processed through the form on their webpage.

    Award: $5,000
  • Dream Big Scholarship
    Any student 18 years or older currently attending a college or university may apply for the scholarship.

    To Apply:
    Write an essay about what's your dream job (750 words or less). To apply, complete thesubmission form.

    Award: $1,000
  • Dublin Women's Philanthropic Club
    The Dublin Women's Philanthropic Club (DWPC) is dedicated to promoting education and charitable causes. DWPC seeks to bring about civic betterment and provide opportunities for women to connect with other women. 

    The DWPC offers scholarships for high school students as well as adult education grants. Please visit their website for applications and additional information.

    Contact information:
    Dublin Women's Philanthropic Club
    PO Box 294
    Dublin, OH 43017

    Mary Ann Zadell
    jpzadell@gmail.com, please put "Women's Club Application" as the subject line
  • Earl F. Morris Endowed Scholarship Program


    • Supporting seniors in 2020-21 who plan to continue studies in law school.  Pre-law is the intention, but not necessarily the major.
    • Exclusively offered to OFIC member campus students
    • Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
    • Senior class rank for the 2020-2021 academic year
    • U.S. citizen, qualify for financial aid, full-time

    To Apply:

    Follow the link.



    Deadline April 30.

  • Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
    The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
    529 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1802
    New York, NY 10017
    P: (212) 490- 7777
    F: (212) 490-6066

    This scholarship is open to full-time juniors and seniors in college or university. Check the website for the annual essay question.

    Award: $500 - $5,000
  • Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Contest
    BPO Elks of the USA
    2750 N. Lakeview Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60614-1889
    P: (773) 755-4700
    F: (773) 755-4790

    Local LA Chapter Lodge 99
    607 S. Western Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA
    (213) 387-1136

    Graduating high school seniors who are U.S. citizens with a minimum 3.0 GPA, applicants do not need to be members or children of members.

    Award: $4,000 - $50,000 per year 
  • Equitable Excellence Scholarship
    Students should be well-rounded, determined to do their personal best, and have demonstrated achievement at a job, sport, or extracurricular activity. Visit their website.

    Award: $10,000 - $15,000
  • FastWeb
    Fastweb is the leading online resource in finding scholarships to help you pay for school.

    Go to FastWeb.com
  • Florence Allen Scholarships
    The Florence Allen Scholarship program was established in 1924 to honor Judge Florence Ellinwood Allen, Ohio's first woman Supreme Court justice. 

    • Tradition Student Applicants: Women who will graduate or have graduated from an Ohio high school or who have received a GED from the Ohio Board of Education; must be a United States citizen; undergraduates who meet the above criteria and are enrolled as full-time students at an accredited degree-granting institution recognized by a state Board of Regents.
    • Non-Traditional Student Applicants: Women who are residents of Ohio and are at least 30 years old; must be a United States Citizen; undergraduates who meet the above criteria and are enrolled at an accredited degree-granting institution recognized by a state Board of Regents (does not need to be full-time).
    To Apply
    Request an application by emailing allenendowment@gmail.com.  

    Award: Varies 
  • Gates Millennium Undergraduate Scholars Program
    Gates Millennium Scholars
    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001 
    (877) 690-4677

    Applicants must be a low-income minority student either graduating from high school or a college student continuing college courses. Applicant must have at least a 3.3 GPA and demonstrate community involvement. Although there are, no restrictions on major, nominators are asked to consider academic performance in math and sciences.

    Program covers the cost of tuition, fees, books and living expenses not paid for by grants and scholarships already committed as part of the recipient’s financial aid package .
  • Gear Up Ohio
    For GEAR UP Ohio Scholarship funding consideration, an applicant must:
    1. Successfully participate in GEAR UP Ohio programming,
    2. Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate;
    3. Be a U.S. citizen, a U.S. national, have a green card, have an arrival-departure record, have battered immigrant status, or have a T-Visa;
    4. Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a undergraduate student in an eligible degree program at an eligible institution, and
    5. Be less than 22 years old at time of first scholarship award.

    To Apply:
    For GEAR UP scholarship funding, eligible students must apply online using the GEAR UP Scholarship Application located in Naviance. Eligible students must contact the local GEAR UP Site Director to access the application.
    Once the application is submitted, the Scholarship and Program Coordinator will contact the applicant’s institution. Pending verification of eligibility, the Scholarship and Program Coordinator will send funding to the identified institution during the autumn and spring academic term for up to eight academic terms.

    More information can be found on their website.

    Award: Varies
  • General Marketing Education Scholarship
    Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter.

    To Apply:
    Please submit an essay (1,000 word minimum) and tell us about your educational goals and plans for after graduation. Tell us why you feel you deserve to win this scholarship and what it would mean to you if you won.

    Submission can be done on their website.

    Award: $1,000
  • Good Call Scholarships
    The world's largest scholarship database.

    Go to their website.
  • Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship
    Dr. Anita Borg (1949-2003) devoted her life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling the barriers that keep women and minorities from entering the computing and technology fields.

    In honor of Anita's vision, Google is proud to announce the 2010 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, awarding a group of female students each a scholarship.  ll finalists and scholarship recipients will also be invited to attend a 3-day Scholars' Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. 


    Be a female student entering her senior year of undergraduate study or enrolled in a graduate program at a university in the United States, enrolled in Computer Science or Computer Engineering program, or a closely related technical field as a full-time student, and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or 4.5 on a 5.0 scale or equivalent in your current program. For more information visit www.google.com/anitaborg.

    Award: $10,000
  • GreenPal's scholarship for Tomorrow's Entreprenuer
    The purpose of The GreenPal Small Business Scholarship is to assist a motivated, driven student and future business leader. We believe that the generation of today's students are the future employers of tomorrow. The future of our county will be forged by the entrepreneurial spirit of today's generation.

    1. Applicant must be graduating High School's Senior Class in 2015 or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.0 or higher GPA
    2. Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner
    3. Applicant must have a declared major or minor in the college of Business, Economics, or Finance.
    4. Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited two or four-year colleges, Universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States
    Award: $2,000 paid equally over (4) semesters

    For more information check out their webpage.
  • Inspire Our Future Scholarship
    The Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are: (1) at least 18 years of age (2) currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States, (3) students with a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale

    To Apply:
    Fill out the application provided on the Teacher.org website.

    Award: $2,500
  • Jackie Robinson Foundation, Inc.

    Minority high school seniors who have a high level of academic achievement, financial need, leadership potential, are U.S. citizens and have been accepted to an accredited 4-year college or university. Students must have a minimum of a 900 SAT score and an ACT score of 23.

    Award: up to $6,000, renewable for 4 years
  • Jungle Scholar
    -Business, Entrepreneurship, Computer Science - and other related majors

    To Apply:
    For the complete application process please go to their website.

    Award: $2,000
  • Kappa Gamma Pi Cornaro Scholarship for Graduate Studies
    Established in 1984, the Cornaro scholarship gives members of Kappa Gamma Pi the opportunity to advance their academic and professional careers with a scholarship towards a graduate or professional program. 

    This highly competitive scholarship focuses on a number of criteria, specifically how the recipient's life reflects the Kappa Gamma Pi motto of Faith and Service.  Recipients of the Cornaro scholarship encompass the values of volunteer work, leadership experience, high academic standards, and solid career aspirations. 

    For more information, visit www.kappagammapi.org.  


    Must be a member of Kappa Gammi Pi and must be accepted for admission to a graduate or professional school.

  • Lagrant Foundation Scholarship
    Lagrant Foundation
    600 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1520
    Los Angeles, CA 90071
    (323) 469-8680

    20 scholarships for undergraduate students and 20 scholarships for graduate students are awarded each year. Scholarships are available for high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students who are public relations, marketing, journalism, or advertising majors. 
  • Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. Latina Scholarship Award
    La Mesa Directiva
    Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc.
    1220 Rosecrans 543
    San Diego, CA 92106

    Latina pursuing her education at an accredited college or university. No specific major is required. All California chapters award money each year. Contact the chapter closest to you for further info.

    Award: $200- $1,000; multiple scholarships awarded yearly.  
  • LendEDU Scholarship
    • Must be a current high school senior or a full-time college student

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen

    • Must be earning a minimum 2.5 GPA in high school or college

    To Apply:

    To apply for the LendEDU Scholarship, you must answer this simple question in 750 words or less: How do you plan to avoid excess student loan debt?

    Submit your application on their website.

    Award: $2,500
  • Mansfield Noon Optimist Club Scholarship
    A student must have at least a 2.5 grade point average and have a permanent home address in Richland County, Ohio. Student must also be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program.

    To Apply:
    To request an application please contact:
    DiAnn Hutchinson
    Mechanics Savings Bank
    2 South Main Street
    Mansfield, OH 44902
    (419) 520-3692
    Or at www.mansfieldoptimistclub.com/

    Award: 4 $1,000 Scholarships
  • Marketing Edge Scholarships
    Marketing EDGE awards scholarships to students at the undergraduate and graduate levels who are studying marketing, and would like to pursue careers in this field.

    1. Reside in the U.S. as a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
    2. Currently be enrolled in an accredited 4-year institution.  Students transferring from a 2-year school to a 4-year university by the fall are eligible to apply for a scholarship. However, they must submit a letter of acceptance from the 4-year university as proof of enrollment in the fall semester.
    3. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
    4. Show a commitment to pursuing a career in marketing (i.e. applicants should have taken two or more courses focused on: direct marketing, interactive marketing, email marketing, electronic marketing, mobile marketing, social marketing, business to business marketing, not-for-profit marketing, database marketing, customer relationship marketing or integrated marketing communications). Students with internships focused in these areas will also be considered.
    Award: Varies

    Apply online at www.marketingedge.org
  • Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
    Since 1981, the Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF), a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, public charity, has awarded educational grants to outstanding women from developing countries, who are completing degrees at US/Canadian universities and are committed to improving the well-being of women and children in developing countries.

    For complete information about the MMMF, scholarship eligibility, online application instructions, and deadlines, visit www.mmeg.org.
  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
    • Son or Daughter of Marine on active duty or in the Reserve
    • Son or Daughter of former Marine/Reservist who has received an Honorable
    • Discharge, Medical Discharge or who was in while in the service of our country
    • Son or Daughter of an active duty, reserve, or former U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving or has served, with the U.S. Marine Corps
    • Your 2006 family income is $65,000 or less.
    To Apply
    Applications are available at www.mcsf.org.
  • Medina County Retired Teachers Association
    For the past twenty years the Medina County Retired Teachers Association (MCRTA) has offered two or three $500 scholarships annually to graduates of Medina County, Ohio, high schools who are committed to careers in education and will be juniors or seniors the following fall.


    Medina County Retired Teachers Association 
    139 North Huntington Street
    Medina, OH 44256-1816
    (330) 722-6915
  • Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship
    • Applicants are those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma).
    • or those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer
    • Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program.
    • This scholarship is offered nationwide to United States citizens.
    • Students must be in academic “Good Standing” and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.
    To Apply:

    Applicants must submit a typed essay (500–1,500 words) or video submission (5 minutes max) answering the following questions:

    • How has cancer affected your life?
    • How did you overcome this strong adversity?
    • How has cancer affected outlook on your life and personal or career goals?
    • How did this adversity shape who you are today?
    • What would this scholarship mean to you? Why is it important?
    Applicant must also submit an application on the scholarship website.

    Award: $4,000

  • Military College Scholarship

    Military students currently enrolled in college may also enter the contest and there is no age requirement for the college scholarship applicants.

    Children with a mother or father serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to apply for the college scholarship.

    To Apply:
    Submit a 200 word essay and fill out the online application. More information at their website.

    Award: $2,500
  • Military Family Scholarship - George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers


    - Currently serving in the military, honorably discharged, or have an active duty or retired military spouse or parent.

    - Accepted into or currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. junior college, college, or university.

    - Currently have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    How to Apply:

    - Fill out and submit the online application on this page, along with a school transcript and essay.


    - $1,000

  • Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
    Scholarship Committee Government Finance Officers Association
    203 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2700
    Chicago, IL 60601-1210
    P: (312) 977-9700
    F: (312) 977-4806


    This program is open to upper-division and graduate students who are enrolled full-time and preparing for a career in public finance. Applicants must be members of a minority group, citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada, and able to provide a letter of intent from the dean of their school. Selection is based on career plans, academic record, plan of study, letters of recommendation, and grade point average. Financial need is not considered.

    Award: $5,000 stipend
  • MyBioSource Scholarship Program
    • High school seniors, undergraduates, graduates as well as international students can apply
    • Candidate must be enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university for the Fall semester

    To Apply:
    • Complete the application on their website along with your transcript and a 250 word response on why you have chosen to enter your field of study and why you should receive the scholarship

    Award: Five $1,000 awards for S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) majors, AND Five $1,000 awards for all other majors.
  • NAACP - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    Can apply at www.poisefoundation.org. More information can also be found atwww.naacp.org

    Pursuing a college education and be under age 25 with a 2.5 minimum GPA. A letter of recommendation from a NAACP official is required.

    Award: ​Varies

  • National FFA Scholarships Collegiate Program
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-096
    P: (317) 802-4419
    F: (317) 802-6061

    Must be an FFA member


    Scholarships are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. Different awards may be used at colleges, universities and postsecondary agricultural programs.
  • National Founder's Graduate Business Student Scholarship
    This scholarship will be awarded to a U.S. Graduate business student with a demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship.

    To Apply:
    Candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing their interest and experience in entrepreneurship to Kristen.Brown@brownpc.com. Cover letters should also include the following information:
    • Name
    • Email Address
    • Street, City, State & Zip Code
    • Phone Number
    • University Name & City, State
    • Student ID
    • GPA (minimum 3.0)
    • Expected Graduation Date

    Candidates are encouraged to submit, along with their letter, any documents demonstrating their interest in entrepreneurship.

    More information can be found on their website.

    Award: $500   
  • National Honor's Society Scholarship
    More information about the National Honor's Society Scholarship is on their website at https://www.nhs.us/parents/the-nhs-scholarship

    Must get an application through your high school's NHS advisor.

    Award: Varies
  • National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
    1776 D Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20006-5303
    (202) 628-1776

    Undergraduate American Indian with financial need, 2.75 GPA.
  • Nordson Scholarship Program


    • Interest in a career in corporate America and/or the manufacturing industry
    • Preferred programs of study include Engineering, Business, Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Industrial Management, Information Technology, and engineering-related STEM majors leading to a career in industry
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Live and/or attend a campus near a Nordson facility (Ohio Facilities are located in Amherst, Austintown, and Westlake)

    How to Apply:

    Follow the link.



    Deadline is May 15.

  • Ohio Bankers League


    Scholarships will be awarded to students from across the state of Ohio who express an interest in a career in the banking industry and are studying a major relevant to banking.  OBL facilitated professional development in 18-19 by offering mentorships to scholarship recipients with executives at local banks. Students interested in the scholarship must meet the following requirements:

    -3.0 GPA
    -Significant financial need
    -Ohio resident and US citizen
    -Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Economics, Business Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology. 


    For more information on the application process visit the scholarship's website.



    Deadline is May, 15.

  • Ohio EPA Scholarship
    The Ohio Academy of Science
    PO Box 12519
    Columbus, OH 43212

    Applicants must have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 plus recommendation letters and evidence of career motivation.

    Award: Students at two-year colleges receive $1,250 and students at four-year schools receive $2,500. 
  • ParentNeed.com Scholarship
    To apply a student must be enrolled at either a high school, university, trade school or college.

    To Apply:
    For students who have the desire to apply, a 3-4 minute video should be produced in which they talk about their situation, as well as describe what they do to find balance between study and family. 

    Videos should not exceed 5 minutes. Once the video is ready it needs to be uploaded to YouTube with the title, ‘ParentNeed.com Scholarship’. In the description area you must also paste a link to this page. Once your video is successfully uploaded and meets all of the requirements, you should email us at scholarships@parentsneed.com and give us the link to your video. In your email please also include the following details:

    • Your contact details: full name, telephone contact number and email address.
    • The school you go to (even if you have not yet started, so long as you have been accepted).
    • Evidence that shows you are a student of the above school
    • Your subject choice.
    More information can be found on their website.

    Award: $1,000
  • Phi Delta Kappa International
    Phi Delta Kappa International
    P.O. Box 7888 
    Bloomington, IN 47407 
    (812) 339-1156

    Must show interest in pursuing a career within the field of education. Students will be asked to submit an application and have a 3.0 or above GPA

    Award: $1,500
  • Pollak PLLC Scholarship
    -Applicants must be currently enrolled or about to enroll in the upcoming semester at an accredited U.S. institution.
    -Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

    To Apply:
    -Answer the essay prompt in 800 words or more, making sure to follow all of the instructions provided below.
    -Files must be in Microsoft Word Document or PDF format.
    -The name of the file should include your full name and "Scholarship" (ex: Karen_Pollak_Scholarship_Essay).
    -Fill out the "Submit Your Essay" form on the right side of this page with all of the required information and upload the file to the form. Ensure all information is accurate since the winner will be notified via email or phone.
    -For more information visit their website.

    Award: $2,500
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Award
    International Scholarship and Tuition Services
    1321 Murfreesboro Road Ste 800
    Nashville, TN 37217


    Students must be in grades 5-12 from any state. Student must show participation in a volunteer activity that occurred at least partly during the 12 months prior to the date of application. Application must be submitted to a school principal, Girl Scout council executive director, or county 4-H agent by the last week in October.

    Award: $1,000 - $6,000
  • RentHop: College & University Scholarship Program
    To apply for the Renthop Apartment Scholarship, you must be currently enrolled in an eligible full-time undergraduate program pursuing a bachelors or associate degree, intending to graduate within the next 4 years. Eligible institutions include any accredited university in the United States that graduates at least 100 students per year, or are listed as university or college programs in any non-partime category in the 2015 online editions of U. S. News and World Report, Peterson's Colllege Information report, or the Princeton Review College Guide. Immediately family members of RentHop or LM2 Research, Inc. are not eligible to apply.

    To Apply:
    To apply, send an essay under 1000 words  to college-scholarship@renthop.com that concisely explains where you see yourself 5 years after finishing school and how those goals are aligned with the RentHop values and those of your school and degree program.

    You must apply using your school email address. If your school does not provide one, then you may still apply using your personal email, but we will ultimately need to verify your eligibility upon submission.

    More information can be found on their website.

    Award: $1,000
  • RN to BSN Online
    RNtoBSNOnline is an online scholarship database for nursing grants and scholarships
  • TELACU Scholarships
    TELACU Education Foundation
    5400 E. Olympic, Third Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90022 
    P: (323) 721-1655
    F: (323) 724-3372

    Open to Latino/a high school seniors focusing in teacher education. 

    Award: Varies
  • Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award
    - Any undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled at an accredited college or university for the 2015 Spring semester.
    - Candidates must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field.

    Award: Two $10,000 scholarships and Four $5,000 scholarships

    Apply online at thermoscientific.com/PierceScholarship.
  • Toolversed Marketing Scholarship
    To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be actively enrolled in college or accepted for the upcoming quarter or semester. Proof of this enrollment and/or acceptance is required at the time the application is submitted.

    To Apply:

    1. Write a 1000 word article on a tool you have first-hand experience with.
    2. Forward the completed article to scholarship@toolversed.com using Microsoft Word format.
    3. Include the following information in your application email:
    • First and Last Name
    • Address
    • Working Phone Number
    • College/University Name
    • Area of Study/Major
    • Proof of Enrollment or acceptance for the upcoming quarter or semester
    More information can be found on their webpage.

    Award: $1,000
  • Tuition Funding Sources
    World’s largest scholarship database with more than $32 billion in scholarship awards. Visit www.tuitionfundingsources.com.
  • Tylenol Scholarships
    Applications can be obtained at www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship.
  • UNCF Program Services Scholarships
    There are multiple scholarships available on the UNCF website. Each scholarship has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documents.

    To Apply
    You must apply through the online application process at scholarships.uncf.org.
  • United States Air Force ROTC 4-Year Scholarship Program
    1020 W University Drive
    Montgomery, AL 36106-1235
    (866) 423-7682

    Students at least 17 years old, interested in the fields of aeronautics, aerospace, astronautical science, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, mathematics or physics. Award can be used at any campus that offers Air Force ROTC.
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars

    - Applicant must be an Ohio Resident attending an Ohio College or College within a 75 mile radius of their residence
    - Open to all veterans in the State of Ohio who have served in any foreign war, insurrection, or expedition, which service is recognized by the award of a campaign or service medal of the United States, served in Korea*, or has earned Hostile Fire or Imminent Danger Pay. (*Service on the Korean Peninsula, its airspace and territorial waters for 30 consecutive or 60 nonconsecutive days of duty)
    - Must have been discharged under honorable or medical conditions.
    - Military Members still serving are eligible if above criteria is met

    To Apply: Fill out the application online.

    Award: Five $1,000 scholarships

  • The Voyager Scholarship

    Created by the Obamas and Brian Chesky, CEO Airbnb to shape future leaders in public service, The Voyager Scholarship provides college students, who have a passion and focus for public service, and want to create positive and meaningful change, to apply for this scholarship opportunity. The student must have a plan to pursue public service upon graduation (public service careers in the areas of: government, non-profits or private sector, community organizing, social work, entrepreneurship to the arts and more – see application for specifics), be in their Junior year, have a grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate financial need, preference will be given to applicants with no or limited prior engagement with other leadership programs in their undergraduate experience. 

    Scholarship includes:

    -$50,000 financial aid ($25,000 Junior year, $25,000 Senior year)

    -$10,000 summer work-travel experience between junior and senior year, $4,200 Airbnb housing (student designs travel experience to enrich learning – must be approved)

    -$20,000 – 10 year stipend after graduation, $2,000 each year

    -Fall Summit – Annual event to help define and inspire student service journey. President Obama, Brian Chesky and guest speakers will speak to approaches to public service, building community, role of empathy, and understanding in leadership

    -Network of Leaders – students invited to speaker series to expose them to new areas of service and innovations. After graduation, student joins the Obama Foundation’s global community

    The website for student to apply: https://www.obama.org/voyager-scholarship/

  • Young Woolridge "Personal History" Scholarship


    Students must be a senior in high school accepted to a university, college, or trade school OR already enrolled in a university, college, or trade school.

    To Apply

    In order to enter the scholarship contest, students must write an original blog post between 500 and 1000 words. Students are encouraged to include multimedia in the form of pictures, graphics, videos, etc. The team at Young Wooldridge will review each entry and choose one winner. Applications can be submitted on their website.

    Award: $1,500