2020 Ohio Scholarships

Ohio is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Ohio universities is a whopping $15,272.00 and the total cost of attendance is $33,440.00. 60% of student graduates in Ohio graduate with an average debt load of $30,323.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Ohio turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These OH scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Ohio, and any Ohio resident regardless of their interests or background. Ohio scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of OH students or OH residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Ohio residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for OH residents?

There are 342 scholarships totaling $1,020,826.00 available to Ohio residents. You can easily browse through all 342 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Ohio?

Moms in Ohio are eligible for all the same scholarships as OH residents. Therefore, the 342 scholarships worth $1,020,826.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Ohio?

342 scholarships worth $1,020,826.00 are available for college students in OH. In addition, we encourage current college students in Ohio to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Ohio for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Ohio:

Lincoln University
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Lynn University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Piedmont College
Hawaii Pacific University
Aurora University
Anderson University
Earlham College
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Cornell College
Iowa State University
Baker University
Georgetown College
Northern Kentucky University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Ohio?

342 scholarships totaling $1,020,826.00 are available for high school seniors in OH. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of OH to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Ohio residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to OH students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Department President's Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - Ohio

Applicant must be the child of a living or deceased veteran who served in World War I, World War II, Korean, Vietnam, Lebanon, or Desert Storm conflicts. Applicant must be an Ohio resident and be sponsored by an American Legion Auxiliary unit.

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$1,500.00 April 15 Apply Now

Ohio War Orphans Scholarship

Sponsor by Ohio Board of Regents, Office of Financial Aid Location 30 East Broad Street, 36th Floor, Columbus, OH

Applicant must be an Ohio resident between the ages of 16 and 25 attending a participating Ohio college or university. Applicant must be the child of a veteran who served at least 90 days active duty during a period of war and must now be either disabled or deceased.

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- May 15 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Mason Scholarship

Sponsor by Kent State University Location 103 Michael Schwartz Center, Kent, OH

Applicant must have financial need and a good academic record. Ohio residents are preferred, Masonic affiliation not required.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Scholarship for Excellence

Sponsor by Kent State University Location 103 Michael Schwartz Center, Kent, OH

Applicant must be the valedictorian of an Ohio high school.

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$1,500.00 June 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Peter Peterson/UT/EFO Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Toledo Location The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Applicant must be an entering freshman who is a state finalist in the OSPE contest. Selection is based upon academics, leadership, character, and financial need. FAFSA (due by April 1) and Pell eligibility are required.

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- December 1 Apply Now

William F. Rohr Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Toledo Location The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who is a Woodward High School graduate majoring in engineering. Selection is based upon financial need and merit.

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- December 1 Apply Now