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 applying and receiving scholarships.

Scholarship Deadline
Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Foundation    
    Undergrad, internship or graduate Dietetics Education
Advertising Federation of Fort Wayne   
   Indiana Resident, advertising/marketing/communication
   /PR/graphic design
March 24
AES Engineering
Oct. 5
AICPA-John L. Carey Scholarships
   Accounting major
March 1
AICPA-Minority Accounting Scholarships
   Accounting, minority
March 1
The Allen Endowment
     Women, Ohio residents (email allenendowment@gmail.com)
Jan - April
Altrusa of Findlay
     Hancock County graduates entering their junior or senior year in college 
April 20
American Chemical Society
   Science major, minority
March 1
ARMY Emergency Relief
   Army family
May 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
Blanchard Valley Health Foundation-Greater NW Diabetes Scholarship
Blanchard Valley Health Foundation-Medical Explorers Scholarship
  Member and high school senior
Butler-Wells Scholarship Fund
  Resident of OH, PA, IN, IL (Preference for students from Piqua, Cincinnati, or Miami County)
April 1
Christian Community Credit Union
  Open, membership
Cincinnati Scholarship Program
April 30
Citizens National Bank Undergraduate Scholarship August 1
Citizens National Bank Graduate Scholarship August 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
Feb 15, May 21
 Drug Lawsuit Source College Scholarship  Nov 1
 Dutch Crafters Amish Heritage Scholarship
 May 1
Florence Allen Scholarship
  See financial aid for application
April 1, June 20
George Eagle Memorial Scholarship
   Environmental science major or related field
Feb 28
George J. Record School Scholarships
   Resident of Ashtabula County, Ohio
May 20
Gilman Scholarship
   Current student, need-based grant for study abroad
March 3
Gilman-McCain Scholarship
   Current student, grant for study abroad
March 3
   Auglaize or Allen County, Ohio, need-based
March 15
Hispanic Awareness Scholarship
I Know I Can Scholarship
   Columbus, Ohio, high school graduate, need-based
March 1
Institute of Management Accountants
  Accounting and finance majors
Jane A. Blank Scholarship
  Healthcare major
Nov. 30
JoAnne Robinson Memorial Fund
     African-American, broadcast journalism
Feb. 28
Last Dollar Scholarship
   Need-based scholarship
Lewis Family McDonald's student employees
   $3,000 annual tuition assistance, and book fee reimbursements
   Bluffton University students, text OH248 to 38000 to apply for a job
Lima Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW)
   Woman, Allen County, Ohio (see financial aid office for application)
March 18
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)
July 1 and Nov 1
Medina County Retired Teachers' Association
   Graduates of Medina Co HS, junior or senior education major
May 31
Miami County Foundation-Thelma Ross Dalton Memorial
  Miami County, Ohio
Nancy Steiner Scholarship    
    See financial aid for application
April 15
National Federation of the Blind
   Must be considered legally blind to apply
March 31
National Scholars Honor Society   Must be a member Varies
Northwest Chapter of Credit Unions
  Must plan to participate in post high school studies
April 30
Ohio Access Scholarships
   Various scholarships based in different counties in Ohio
Ohio ETV
  Foster care background
Jan 1 - March 31
Ohio Nutrition Council
   Dietetic juniors, as well as graduating seniors pursing an internship or grad school
March 1
Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program
    Ohio Resident and career goal in oil & gas industry
March 1
Ohio Gas Association
    Ohio students with career goal in gas industry or related energy field.
March 31
Ohio Safety Officers College Memorial Fund
     Children, spouses of officers killed in the line of duty
Ohio Soybean Council Foundation
     Biology, chemistry, engineering, food science
Jan. 11
OppU Achievers Scholarship Varies
Orphan Foundation of America 
     Must be under 25 years old, been in foster care for at least
     one year by age 18
March 31
Payne Nickles & Company Scholarship
   Accounting major
May 4
Scholarship search from Sallie Mae
Sodexo Foundation Stephen Brady STOP Hunger
   Students who have made a significant impact on the fight against hunger
Dec 5
Soil & Water Conservation Society Scholarship
   Ohio resident and majoring in a natural resources conservation program 
Jan 6
Thomas J. Seefred Trust Fund 
   Juvenile diabetes; from Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana Co, Ohio
May 1
Toledo Community Foundation Varies
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 10
Wal-Mart Scholarship Foundation
  Employee or dependent of Wal-Mart employee
August 31
Wayne County Foundation  
   Resident of Wayne County, Ohio
William Squires Foundation Scholarship  
   Resident of Ohio, need-based
WyzAnt College Scholarships
May 31
Zonta Club Jane M Klausman Scholarship  
   Women, business major, sophomore through graduate school
April 4, 2022
Zonta Club Evelyn Hamilton Physics and Mathematics Scholarship
    Physics or mathematics major, sophomore through graduate school
April 4, 2022
Zonta Club Scholarship for Non-traditional Student Scholarship
    Woman, non-traditional student, living or going to school in Hancock County
April 4, 2022