Outside scholarships

There are many outside scholarship opportunities. The scholarships listed below are just a few of the opportunities available. We regularly update this page as we learn about new and exciting opportunities for our students. One of the best resources for outside scholarships is through your local community and organizations. We encourage you to apply for outside scholarships!

Please check out this quick reference guide for tips on how to apply for scholarships.


Scholarship Deadline
Advertising Federation of Fort Wayne
     Advertising/marketing major
March 22
AES Engineering
Oct. 5
AICPA-John L. Carey Scholarships
     Accounting major
April 1
AICPA-Minority Accounting Scholarships
      Accounting, minority
April 1

The Allen Endowment Scholarship

     Women, Ohio residents

April 1

 Altrusa International, Inc. of Findlay Ohio

     Hancock County, Ohio high school graduate, entering senior year of college

April 12

American Chemical Society

     Science major, minority

March 1

ARMY Emergency Relief

     Army family

April 1

Austin E. Knowlton Memorial Scholarship

     majoring in math or a related field, from Logan county
     contact the financial aid office for application


Blanchard Valley Health Foundation-Findlay Auxiliary Scholarships

     Member and pursuing healthcare field

April 1

Blanchard Valley Health Foundation-Greater NW Diabetes Scholarship


March 31

Blanchard Valley Health Foundation-Medical Explorers Scholarship

  Member and high school senior

April 1

Business & Professional Women of Findlay & Hancock County Scholarship

  Must reside in Hancock County, Ohio

April 1

Christian Community Credit Union

     Open, membership

April 30

Cincinnati Scholarship Program


April 30

Clark County Association or Homemakers & Community Education

     Clark County, Ohio-family and consumer science majors, social work

July 1

Cleveland Scholarship Program

     Graduate of a high school serviced by Cleveland Scholarship Program.

April 15

College Board's Fund Finder






The Community Foundation of Shelby County

     Shelby County, Ohio

March 17

Dutch Crafters Amish Heritage Scholarship


May 1




George J. Record School Scholarships

     Resident of Ashtabula County, Ohio

May 20


     Auglaize or Allen County, Ohio, need-based

April 15

Hispanic Awareness Scholarship


March 1

I Know I Can Scholarship

     Columbus, Ohio, high school graduate, need-based

March 1

Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

     Women business majors

March 13

JoAnne Robinson Memorial Fund

     African-American, broadcast journalism

Feb. 28

Latino College Dollars Booklet



Lima Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW)

     Woman, Allen County, Ohio (see financial aid office for application)

March 8

Lima Exchange Club Child Abuse Prevention Scholarship

     Social work, 3.0 GPA(see financial aid office for application)

March 31

Lima Rotary Club

     Allen County, Ohio (see financial aid office for application)

April 1, July 1,

Nov 1

Miami County Foundation-Thelma Ross Dalton Memorial

     Miami County, Ohio

Nov. 1

NASA Must Scholarship

  Science, technology or engineering major

Feb. 1

National Scholars Honor Society 

     Must be a member


Northwest Chapter of Credit Unions 

     Must plan to participate in post high school studies

Feb. 11

Ohio ETV 

     Foster care background


Orphan Foundation of America 

     Must be under 25 years old, been in foster care for at least one year by age 18

March 31

SME Cleveland Education Foundation 

     Marketing and sales major

May 1

 Sodexo Foundation Stephen Brady STOP Hunger

     Students who have made a significant impact on the fight against hunger

 Dec 5

 Sodexo Foundation Youth Grants

     Youth-led service projects

 Jan 31

Soil & Water Conservation Society Scholarship

     Ohio resident and majoring in a natural resources conservation program 

April 29

TG Milton G. Wright Scholarship 


Monthly awards

Thomas J. Seefred Trust Fund 

     Juvenile diabetes; from Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana Co, Ohio

April 1

Toledo Community Foundation


Tylenol Scholarship 

     Medicine and health care


United Negro Fund Scholarship



US Bank 

     Open. Winners will be selected at random.

October thru March

USA Funds 


Feb. 15

UVMC Foundation 

     Health care related field and resident of Miami, Shelby, Darke or Champaign County, Ohio

March 25

Van Wert County Foundation
     Van Wert or Paulding County, Ohio

June 1

Wayne County Foundation  
     Resident of Wayne County, Ohio


William Squires Foundation Scholarship  
     Resident of Ohio, need-based


WyzAnt College Scholarships 


May 1

Zonta Club of Findlay Scholarship  
     Women, business major

May 6