Ohio Scholarships

Scholarships for students Ohio. Some scholarships specifically open to Ohio students, and others give preference to students in Ohio.

Lisa Kaminiski Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Pay It Forward Cincinnati
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the Greater Cincinnati area (including North Kentucky) who have an outstanding record of community service. Applicant must be intending to declare a major in a STEM-related field of study at a college or university program (Computer Science, MIS, Data Analytics, Digital Design, etc.)

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Maine, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia. Deadlines have already passed for California, Maryland, and Massachusetts, but all other states have a later deadline – see website for details.

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who live in Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Jackson, Mason, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt, and Wood Counties in West Virginia and Washington County, Ohio.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

James T. & Rose M. Perryman Family Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: James T. & Rose M. Perryman Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: March 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are/will be studying in technology, engineering, math, or metals. Applicant must live within a 150-mile radius of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

King’s Daughters Health Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: King’s Daughters Health Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors in Boyd, Carter, Greenup, or Lawrence counties, Kentucky, Lawrence County, Ohio, or Wayne County, West Virginia. In addition to a general scholarship, there is a scholarship open to students planning to enroll in a health career field at an educational institution in Kentucky, Ohio, or West Virginia.

Ohio Valley Member Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: Association for Iron & Steel Technology
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current AIST members or the children (natural, step, adopted, or ward) or spouse of a member in good standing, of the AIST Ohio Member Chapter. Student must be accepted in an eligible, full-time course of studying in the field of engineering with a demonstrated interest towards a career in the iron and steel industry.

Montgomery County Scholars Program
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college freshmen who are permanent residents of Montgomery Country, Ohio.

LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. | Macy’s
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: Rolling
Description: Scholarship is open to students facing economic hardship, such as change in family income/support, loss of job, death of an immediate family member, natural disaster, pending eviction or home foreclosure, burglary or fire. Applicant must be a resident of California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, or Texas and enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA.

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