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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.

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 24

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 25

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 25

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

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

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

Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship 2018

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 2024) 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

AGC Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is for students who are enrolled in their second year at a two year school and are planning to transfer to a four-year program for the Fall term and college sophomores or juniors in a four-year program or beginning seniors in a five-year program. Junior and senior level applicants MUST have one full academic year of coursework remaining at the beginning of the Fall term.

Total: $2500 Awards:  100
Deadline:  November 1

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is for U.S. students in the fifth through twelfth grades who have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred, at least partly, during the 12 months prior to the date of application.

Total: $6000 Awards:  102
Deadline:  November 6

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

'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

UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship

This award is for students majoring in aviation who are entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year in college. The student must have a 3.0 grade point average or higher to be eligible.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 30