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Ohio is known for being the first to breaking boundaries in higher education, establishing Oberlin College as the first interracial and coeducational college in the U.S. The Buckeye State has continued to encourage and inspire its residents on the importance of an education, especially with these scholarships for Ohio residents. Even if you aren’t a current resident of Ohio but plan to attend a school in the state, such as: the Ohio State University (OSU), University of Cincinnati (UC), Miami University of Ohio (MU), or the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), you may also be qualified for these scholarships for Ohio students. Check out our directory of Ohio scholarships, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Ohio Occupational Therapy Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores and/or graduate students who are residents of Ohio and who are currently attending a college/university in Ohio. Students must be members of the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 17
2019

Rosa Hartsook Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. occupational therapists who are residents of Ohio and who plan on attending a college/university in Ohio. Students must be members of the American Occupational Therapy Association, must already have an entry-level degree, and must be pursuing a graduate degree in occupational therapy.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 17
2019

Hertz Fellowship

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is available to graduate students majoring in physical sciences at select partner universities of the foundation. The list of eligible schools can be found at www.hertzfoundation.org/dx/Fellowships/Guidelines/Schools.aspx. All applicants are evaluated on merit only.

Total: $33000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  October 23
2019

Horatio Alger Ohio Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Ohio.

Total: $2000 Awards:  16
Deadline:  October 25
2019

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program

U.S. high school students in grades nine through twelve who are 19 years of age or younger are eligible for this scholarship. To apply, the applicant must write an essay on the theme listed on the Veterans of Foreign Wars website and record the reading of that essay; submit both essay and CD/flash drive to be considered for this scholarship.

Total: $30000 Awards:  500
Deadline:  October 31
2019

Patriot's Pen Essay Writing Contest

U.S. students enrolled in grades six through eight are eligible for this award. Students must submit a typewritten essay between 300 and 400 words in length on the current year's topic.

Total: $5000 Awards:  54
Deadline:  October 31
2019

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  October 31
2019

Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship 2019

This creative and fun scholarship program is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner with an imaginative and well-written response to the scholarship question about the Zombie Apocalypse will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2019

LTU Bulldog Out-of-State Fee Waiver for Incoming Transfer Students

This award is for U.S. and International students who are planning to attend Louisiana Tech University as an out-of-state transfer student. Students must have complete at least 12 semester hours of college credit and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $7366 Awards:  45
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Centenary University Out of State Grant

This grant is open to U.S. students who are incoming first-time freshmen or transfer students at Centenary University in New Jersey and are not New Jersey residents. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $7000 Awards:  120
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Elisha Hall Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female members of Women in Aviation, International who are seeking to further their aviation careers in one or more of the following areas: flight training (any phase), aircraft scheduling or dispatch, aviation management, aviation maintenance, or avionics. Preference will be given to local candidates within the Cincinnati, Ohio, and tri-state area.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2019

'Make It With Wool' Contest

This award is available to high school and undergraduate students 24 years of age or younger who have an interest in sewing, knitting or fashion design. The applicant must live in or attend school in a state that has an American Sheep Industry Association.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  November 15
2019