Ohio Scholarships

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

Mamie Earl Sells Scholarship
Sponsor: YWCA of Greater Cincinnati
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 19, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to African American female students who are graduating high school seniors, have at least a 3.0 GPA, is in the top 1/3 of her class, and attend school in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area.

InspirASIAN Scholarships
Sponsor: InspirASIAN
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.4) who will attend an accredited college or university in Fall 2022. Applicant must be residents of an area with a APCA chapter (Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, or Washington D.C. metro area). Applicant must submit completed application, reference, and personal essay.

Midwest Member Chapter Scholarships
Sponsor: Association for Iron & Steel Technology
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolling in college for the fall semester, or a First, Second, or Third year student currently enrolled in a full-accredited college or university. Applicant must be members of the AIST Northeastern Ohio member chapter or the dependent of a member of the AIST Northeastern Ohio chapter.

Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: The Roothbert Fund
Amount: Up to $7,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. Scholarships are open to students in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background, but it does seek to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Finalists will be invited for a brief in-person interview usually in New York, New Haven, Philadelphia and Washington, DC (travel costs not paid for by organization).

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2022. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

OAC Scholarships
Sponsor: Ohio Agricultural Council
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors preparing to enter college or any other undergraduate student currently enrolled in college. Applicants or their parents or legal guardian must be a resident of the State of Ohio. Applicant must have declared, or plan to declare, a major in agriculture.

Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 23, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to residents of the counties of Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Tyler and Wetzel in West Virginia and Jefferson and Belmont in Ohio. The majority of the scholarships are open to high school seniors, but there are some open to current college students and non-traditional students. Multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2022
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.

Dayton Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: The Dayton Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 4, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who live in the Dayton, Ohio area. There are multiple scholarships – see website for details.

PFLAG Dayton Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Dayton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 4, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are residents of the greater Dayton area and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or an ally.

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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