Please visit  http://ohiohighered.org which provides ways to planapply, and pay for an education at Ohio's public universities, community colleges, and adult career centers.

 

LOW INCOME

www.usagovernmentgrants.org

www.collegescholarships.org/scholarships/low-income.htm

https://www.clevelandfoundation.org/scholarships/how-to-apply/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIxKrs9tKS3QIVw8DACh3G5wYyEAAYASAAEgJ8MPD_BwE

https://www.ohiohighered.org/sgs

https://columbusfoundation.org/students/scholarships

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-state/ohio-scholarships/

 

 

 

General Scholarship Websites:

         www.pearsondigital.com/state/ohio/foundations.cfm - This website provides information on different scholarships and grants given by different organizations from various counties in Ohio.

 

         http://www.scheppfoundation.org - Scholarship for undergraduates under 30 years of age and graduate students under 40 years of age at the time of application. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. High school seniors are not eligible. All applicants must either be enrolled in college or have completed at least one year of college at the time of issuing the application. Must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Deadline varies.

 

         http://www. http://fdnweb.org/youthfdn/  - Youth foundation offers exceptional students with financial need an award of $2,500 - $4,000 per year which is renewable for four years at the foundation's discretion. Minimum GPA of 3.5 required; community service and extra-curricular activities expected. Must write Foundation for information and application request form.

 

         http://www.ode.state.oh.us/ - Open to undergraduate students. Selection based on based on class rank, high school grades, test scores and participation in leadership activities.

 

         http://www.uso.edu -The University System of Ohio includes 14 universities with 24 regional branch campuses, 23 community colleges, and an adult workforce education and training network - operating in more than 200 locations - working in a collaborative, cooperative environment across the state. With a mission to provide affordable, high quality higher education opportunities for all Ohioans, programs and curricula are designed to meet Ohioans' individual and collective needs for the 21st century.

 

         http://www.finaid.org - This website provides information on grants, scholarships, loans and other types of financial aid.

 

         http://www.fastweb.com - This website is free of charge. The website requires you to create a user name and password to search for grants and scholarships that range from local companies to federal agencies.

 

         https://www.usafundingapplications.org/v1/ - This website provides information on all U.S government grants and loans benefiting students.

 

         http://www.collegeview.com - This website provides a search engine to search for colleges and universities. It also provides information on financial aid.

 

         http://www.supercollege.com - An award for outstanding high school, college, or graduate students. Based on academic and extracurricular achievement, leadership, and integrity. May study any major and attend or plan to attend any accredited college or university in the United States. No paper applications accepted. Applications are available only online.

 

         http://www.easyaid.com - One-time award available to anyone who is attending or aspiring to attend a postsecondary education program. Must submit essay explaining educational goals and financial need.

 

 

High School Senior

 

 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MEN HS SENIOR

http://www.sdyouth.org

Renewable scholarship for graduating male high school seniors in the United States, with minimum 2.5 GPA. For study of law, medicine, engineering, and political science. Awarded based on academic ability, financial need, and character. Required to attend a personal interview in San Diego, California. Travel expenses for the interview will be reimbursed by the scholarship foundation.

COLLEGE PREPARATION HS SENIOR

http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/trio/index.html

This is a link to a website that provides information on the TRIO program which is Educational Opportunity for Low-Income and Disabled Americans.

COLLEGE PREPARATION HS SENIOR

http://www.cityyear.org/default_ektid13307.aspx

This website provides opportunity for student to earn funds for college by working through city programs.

COLLEGE PREPARATION HS SENIOR

http://mappingyourfuture.org/

This website provides information to students in HS planning to go to college

COLLEGE PREPARATION HS SENIOR

www.iknowican.org

This website provides information to students in preparation for college before and during.

COLLEGE PREPARATION HS SENIOR

www.collegeboard.com

This website provides information about SAT registration and testing sites.

COLLEGE PREPARATION HS SENIOR

http://www.act.org/

This website provides information about ACT registration and testing sites.

COLLEGE PREPARATION HS SENIOR

www.knowhow2go.org

This website provides information to student in preparation for college before and during, and if you look on the left hand side of this map and click on the map of Ohio, and then click on the specific county you are in, it will give you a list of local access programs in your area.

COLLEGE PREPARATION HS SENIOR

www.ohcap.org

This website provides direction and resources to help prepare you to attend college in Ohio.

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.milotte.org

Grant of up to $4,000 to high school graduate or students holding the GED. Applicants must have been accepted at a trade school, art school, or two-year or four-year college or university for undergraduate or graduate studies. March 1st Deadline.

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.nhs.us

One-time award available to high school seniors only, for use at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Based on leadership and school or community involvement. Contact school counselor or principal. Citizens of countries other than the U.S. may only apply if they are attending a United States overseas institution. Minimum GPA 3.0.

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.coca-colascholars.org

Open to graduating seniors residing in Ohio and attending an Ohio high school who demonstrate financial need. Selection based on financial need. Applicants must also have a specific career goal, be highly motivated, and have a burning desire to reach their career goal. Applicants must demonstrate academic promise and good character, and have a minimum GPA of 3.2

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org

Open to graduating seniors residing in Ohio and attending an Ohio high school who demonstrate financial need. Selection based on financial need. Applicants must also have a specific career goal, be highly motivated, and have a burning desire to reach their career goal. Applicants must demonstrate academic promise and good character, and have a minimum GPA of 3.2

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.blackpolice.org

Scholarship award of $500. For high school senior who is a U.S. citizen to attend a two-year college or university. Must study law enforcement or other related criminal justice field. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.jackierobinson.org/

This website provides information on the Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors attending a four-year college or university.

MINORITY SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.magicjohnson.org

Scholarship to provide support for deserving minority high school students who exemplify a strong potential for academic achievement, but face social-economic conditions that hinder them from reaching their full potential. Must have strong community service involvement.

 

 

Surivor

 

SURVIVOR SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.patientadvocate.org

Award of $3,000 for a survivor of a life threatening, chronic, or debilitating disease. Applicant must maintain an overall 3.0 GPA.

SURVIVOR SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.ulmanfund.org

Scholarship for people who have lost a parent to cancer or have a parent with cancer and are seeking or receiving postsecondary education in the field of nursing. Must be currently attending, or planning to attend, a two- or four-year college or university or training program and seeking a degree in the field of nursing (including graduate and professional schools).

SURVIVOR SCHOLARSHIPS

https://www.cancer.org/content/cancer/en/search.html?q=SCHOLARSHIPS

This website provides information on a scholarship available to cancer survivors.

SURVIVOR SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.lifehappens.org/life-lessons

This website provides information on the LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program for college students and college-bound high school seniors. Qualified entrants who submit essays or videos about how the death of a parent or guardian impacted their lives are eligible for $65,000 in scholarship money. Application period starts March/April

SURVIVOR SCHOLARSHIPS

www.familiesoffreedom.org

This website provides information on scholarships available to dependent children or spouses of person who died or were permanently disabled as a direct result of the Sept. 11th attacks.

SURVIVOR SCHOLARSHIPS

https://www.top10onlinecolleges.org/scholarships-for/cancer-survivors/

This website provides information on a scholarship available to cancer survivors.

SURVIVOR SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/cancer.phtml

This website provides information on a scholarship available to cancer survivors.

SURVIVOR SCHOLARSHIPS

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarships/scholarshipsfor-survivors

This website provides information on a scholarship available to cancer survivors.

 

 

Women

 

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.zonta.org

Awards for female students entering their third or fourth year in an undergraduate business degree.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org

One-time award to provide support to female graduate students in physical education, sport management, sport psychology, or sport sociology. Must be a U.S. citizen.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.awm-math.org/

This website provides information on scholarships available to undergraduate women in mathematics.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.aauw.org/

This website provides information on scholarships, grants, and fellowships for womengraduate students.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.soroptimist.org/awards/awards.html

This website provides information on a scholarship for women.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

www.seventeen.com

This website provides a scholarship opportunity for 12-21 year-old women who are committed to volunteerism.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://distinguishedyw.org/

This website provides information on the “America’s Junior Miss Scholarship Program” for female, junior or senior high school students, who are legal U.S. citizens and legal residents of the county and state of the competition.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.awsmonline.org/

This website provides information on a scholarship available to females who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in sports writing, editing broadcasting, or public relations.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.rankinfoundation.org

This website provides information on a grant available to low-income women, age 35 and older.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

www.girlscoutstotem.org/Program/scholarships.pdf

This website provides information about different scholarships and grants.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.ldei.org

One-time scholarship for women of all ages seeking training in the areas of food, wine, hospitality, nutrition, food technology, the arts of the table, and other fields. Scholarship valued at $2,500 - $10,000. Deadline varies.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.nanbpwc.org

Scholarship for African-American women who are college sophomores or juniors enrolled at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be majoring in journalism, economics, or a related field. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Must be a U.S. citizen.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.ohionews.org/foundation.html

One-time scholarship for female student who is enrolled as a junior or senior in an Ohio college or university. Must be majoring in journalism or an equivalent degree program. Must be U.S. citizen.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN ENGINEERS

http://www.dallaswe.org

Provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited bachelor's or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science. Minimum GPA of 3.5 for freshman applicants and 3.0 for sophomore, junior, senior, and graduate applicants.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN, LAW ENFORCEMENT

http://www.wifle.org

Scholarship to encourage women to pursue a career in federal law enforcement. Applicant must be enrolled in, or be transferring to, a four-year program in criminal justice, social sciences, public administration, chemistry, physics, computer science, and have a GPA of 3.0. May also be in a graduate program. Must demonstrate commitment to the community through volunteer community service or an internship in a law enforcement agency. Must be a United States citizen.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.efwa.org

This website provides information on several scholarships for women majoring inaccounting.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.womenbanddirectors.org

One-time award for women instrumental music majors enrolled in a four-year institution. Applicants must be working toward a degree in music education with the intention of becoming a band director. Three of the scholarships are designated for college upperclassmen and one is open to all levels

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

http://www.nawic.org

This website provides information on scholarships available to women who are interested in the construction field.

 

Military

 

MILITARY MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.navy.com/benefits/education/nrotc/

this website provides information on a scholarship for individuals who are working towards a degree in the health field. This scholarship is based on merit.

MILITARY SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.afcea.org

Awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed Military' services, to veterans, and to their spouses or dependents. Must be currently enrolled fulltime in an eligible degree program at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Candidate must be a U.S. citizen

MILITARY SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.finaid.org/military

This website provides resources for veterans, and the military community in general

MILITARY SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.gibill.va.gov/

This website provides information on scholarships and aid for veterans.

MILITARY SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.moaa.org

Recipients are randomly selected from dependent sons and daughters of active duty officers, members of the Drill and Reserve, National Guard, and enlisted military personnel. Eligible applicants are under the age of 24.

MILITARY SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.vfw.org

-Scholarship program provides 25 scholarships of $3,000 annually to VFW members who are currently serving in uniform or have been discharged within the 36 months before the deadline. Scholarships will be awarded to five members from each branch of service (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard) during the first quarter of the year following the deadline.

MILITARY SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.emilitary.org/milspemp.html

This website provides information on grants and employment opportunities for military spouses.

MILITARY SCHOLARSHIPS

http://www.militaryscholar.org/

This website provides information on scholarships and grants for military children.

 

 

Other Helpful Websites:

         http://jfs.ohio.gov - This website provides information on local one-stop career centers that offer career opportunities and funding by county in Ohio with contact information, and you can click on your county to find your local one-stop where you may inquire about Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funding for which you may be eligible.

 

         http://www.myapartmentmap.com/housing_scholarship.php - This scholarship can be used for on-campus or off-campus housing. The scholarship is awarded twice per year. Whose eligible: Any legal U.S. resident who is 18 years or older and is attending or will attend an accredited college, university, or trade school. How Much:$1,000.00 to be used for student housing How to enter: Write an essay of 250 words or less that describes how the MyApartmentMap housing scholarship would make your semester better. ...Deadline: August 1st, 2009 for fall 2009. Dec 15 2009 for Spring 2010

 

         https://www.thebenefitbank.org/ - The Ohio Benefit Bank (OBB) is a public-private partnership that helps connect low and moderate-income Ohioans with free tax preparation and access to potential public benefits and work supports. In partnership with the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (GOFBCI) and the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Food banks, the OBB encourages eligible Ohioans to claim tax credits, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit, and public benefits, such as food stamps, child care subsidies, home energy assistance and children’s health care insurance, by helping them prepare and file applications.