If you’re a high school student in Ohio, there’s a good chance you’re looking to stay in-state for college. The ‘Buckeye State’ is home to many great colleges and universities, like of course, Ohio State University.
In-state tuition is much cheaper than out-of-state tuition. But, it still causes thousands of students to go into debt every year. Luckily there are many Ohio scholarships that can save you money and help you keep the debt down. Here are some great Ohio scholarships to get you started.
The John C. Lincoln Memorial Scholarship awards students interested in welding engineering. Applicants must be living or attending school in Ohio or Arizona. They must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and show financial need. The award amount is $14,000.
This scholarship awards students at Wright State University. Applicants must be freshmen in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. The award amount is $1,000.
Students at colleges in Ohio may apply for this Scholarship. Applicants must study environmental science or environmental engineering. They must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. They must be entering their junior or senior year. The award amount is up to $2,500 for students in two-year programs and up to $5,000 for four- and five-year colleges.
The Community Foundation of Shelby County grants many different scholarships. There are scholarships for high school seniors, college students, and adults in Ohio. There is a general application for all scholarships. Some scholarships require students to submit an essay. Award amounts vary.
This foundation awards students pursuing recreation, parks, and leisure studies. Applicants must be residents of Ohio. They must have a 3.0 GPA in their major and a cumulative GPA of 2.5. The award amount is $1,000.
The Ohio Department of Higher Education awards the Ohio College Opportunity Grant. Applicants must be residents of Ohio and enrolled at a college or university in Ohio. They must show financial need as determined by the FAFSA. Award amounts vary.
Children and spouses of peace officers, firefighters, and safety officers may apply for this scholarship. Applicants must live in Ohio and be pursuing a bachelor’s degree. The award covers full tuition.
The Ohio Newspaper Association awards students studying journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications. Applicants must be in their sophomore, junior, or senior year at an accredited school in Ohio. They must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. The award amount is $1,250.
The Richland County Foundation awards scholarships to residents of Richland County. Applicants must be undergraduate college students with a minimum 2.5 GPA. They must maintain a 2.0 GPA to keep the scholarship. Students must have a financial need to win the scholarship. Award amounts vary.
The Ability Center awards scholarships to students with disabilities. Applicants must have a disability and be a resident of a listed county in Ohio. They must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The award amount is $2,000.
A high school senior from Ohio may apply for the Zinggia Ohio Art Scholarship. Applicants must plan to pursue a career in an art-related field. They must major in illustration, graphic design, and photography, among others. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The award amount is $2,000.
The Ernst Scholarship awards current ABC/Ordained pastors of American Baptist Churches in Ohio. Applicants must pursue post-graduate ministry degrees at accredited institutions. The award amount is $1,500.
The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation awards several scholarships to residents of Ohio. Students must live in one of several counties in the Foundation’s service area. Students can apply for several scholarships with one application. Every scholarship has different eligibility requirements. The award amount varies.
Children of deceased or disabled Ohio Veterans may apply for this scholarship. Applicants must pursue an associate or bachelor’s degree at a college in Ohio. They must be residents of Ohio and under the age of 25. The award amount varies.