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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Miamisburg Schools Education Foundation - Elementary School PTO Scholarship
The Elementary School PTO Scholarship was established to financially assist graduating seniors of Miamisburg high School who are planning on...
The Elementary School PTO Scholarship was established to financially...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Miamisburg Schools Education Foundation - Miamisburg Basketball Intramural League Scholarship
The Miamisburg Basketball Intramural League Scholarship was established to financially assist graduating seniors of Miamisburg High School who have...
The Miamisburg Basketball Intramural League Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Up to $2,500 - renewable for three additional years Turney and Lucille Renick Scholarship Fund
The Turney and Lucille Renick Scholarship was established for graduates of Westfall High School in Pickaway County, Ohio who are deserving students...
The Turney and Lucille Renick Scholarship was established for graduates...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $2,500 - renewable for three additional years
Ended
$0.00 Wahid Abdullah Memorial Scholarship
The WAHID ABDULLAH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, founded by Jim Bucher, was established at The Dayton Foundation in 1997 to honor the memory of Wahid...
The WAHID ABDULLAH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, founded by Jim Bucher, was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies DALU/Dayton Chapter CLU & ChFC Scholarship
The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Scholarship was established by James C. Meixner to offer financial assistance to...
The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 Miamisburg Schools Education Foundation - Mattelyn Magill Survivor Scholarship
The Mattelyn Magill Survivor Scholarship honors the Cancer and Bone Marrow Transplant journey and survival of Mattelyn Magill, a student of...
The Mattelyn Magill Survivor Scholarship honors the Cancer and Bone...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies Miamisburg Schools Education Foundation Christopher Howard Scholarship
The Christopher Howard Scholarship was established to financially assist graduating seniors of Miamisburg High School who are planning on pursuing...
The Christopher Howard Scholarship was established to financially assist...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Up to $500.00 Mu Phi Epsilon Scholarship Fund in Memory of Ellen Jane Lorenz Porter
The Mu Phi Epsilon Scholarship in Memory of Ellen Jane Lorenz Porter was established in 1999 to assist individuals in furthering their music...
The Mu Phi Epsilon Scholarship in Memory of Ellen Jane Lorenz Porter was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $500.00
Ended
Up to $1,500 The Kenneth Quinter Family Vocational Scholarship for Alter High School
The KENNETH QUINTER FAMILY VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP has been established to provide financial assistance to deserving graduates of Alter High School...
The KENNETH QUINTER FAMILY VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP has been established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Ended
Varies Dean B. Powell Scholarship Fund
Dean B. Powell established this scholarship to benefit students who have graduated from Carey High School and want to further their education. ...
Dean B. Powell established this scholarship to benefit students who have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$750-$1,500 Kettering Education Foundation - Kettering Jaycees Foundation Scholarship
The Kettering Jaycees Foundation Scholarship was established by the Kettering Jaycees Foundation to assist Fairmont seniors that are graduating...
The Kettering Jaycees Foundation Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750-$1,500
Ended
$400 Montgomery County Association of Police Chiefs, Inc., Scholarship Fund
The Montgomery County Association of Police Chiefs Scholarship has been established at The Dayton Foundation for high school seniors attending...
The Montgomery County Association of Police Chiefs Scholarship has been...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400
Ended
$500.00 Oakwood Schools Foundation - C.F. Emde Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2014 in memory of Carl “Fritz” Frederick Emde, who was a 1953 graduate of Oakwood High School, to assist an...
This scholarship was established in 2014 in memory of Carl “Fritz”...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$0.00 Valley View Schools Eastern Star Scholarship
Applicants must: Be a graduating Valley View High School Senior Be in the top 20 percent of the class Demonstrate strong citizenship...
Applicants must: Be a graduating Valley View High School Senior Be in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Up to $3,750 The Scott Sutton Ohio State Scholarship Fund
The Scott Sutton Scholarship fund was established in 2005 to offer financial assistance to graduating seniors of Arcanum High School planning to...
The Scott Sutton Scholarship fund was established in 2005 to offer...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $3,750
Ended
Up to $2,000 Basil F. Blizzard, IV, Memorial Scholarship Fund
The family and friends of Basil Blizzard, IV established this scholarship in his memory. The nonrenewable scholarship is being offered to a Huber...
The family and friends of Basil Blizzard, IV established this...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $2,000
$500 Bec's Bunch Remembrance Run Legacy Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of Rebecca Bone Pelfrey. She was a lifelong resident of Vandalia Butler where many family members remain to...
This scholarship honors the memory of Rebecca Bone Pelfrey. She was a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$1,000 Bec's Bunch Remembrance Run Scholarship for Design
This scholarship honors the memory of Rebecca Bone Pelfrey. Rebecca was a very creative woman who loved design. Her background and education in the...
This scholarship honors the memory of Rebecca Bone Pelfrey. Rebecca was...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$1,000 Bianca Bepler Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Bianca Bepler by her grandparents, Rick and Linda Bepler, in 2014. Bianca graduated from Dixie High...
This scholarship was established in memory of Bianca Bepler by her...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$2,000 Blake LaForce #41 Memorial Scholarship
The Blake LaForce #41 Memorial Scholarship was established in 2010 to honor Blake who was known for his Belief, Heart, Compassion, Will, Tenacity,...
The Blake LaForce #41 Memorial Scholarship was established in 2010 to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000
$1,500.00 Brightwell Family Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Dayton Firefighter's IAFF Local 136
The Brightwell Family Memorial Scholarship was established by Thomas and Christie Brightwell in memory of their father Thomas O. Brightwell, Sr.,...
The Brightwell Family Memorial Scholarship was established by Thomas and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
$500 C. F. Companies Scholarship Fund
The C. F. Companies Scholarship was established in 1993 to help graduates of Butler High School whose parents worked at the Consolidated Freight...
The C. F. Companies Scholarship was established in 1993 to help...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$1,000.00 - renewable for 3 additional years C. J. McLin, Jr., Scholarship Fund
Established in 1992, the C.J. McLin, Jr. Scholarship Fund encourages residents of Montgomery County to complete college studies at an accredited...
Established in 1992, the C.J. McLin, Jr. Scholarship Fund encourages...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00 - renewable for 3 additional years
$1,500.00 Catherine E. Riordon Memorial Scholarship
The Catherine E. Riordon Memorial Scholarship honors Catherine E. Riordon who graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College and was a teacher in the...
The Catherine E. Riordon Memorial Scholarship honors Catherine E....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
Up to $500.00 Colleen O'Toole Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Colleen O’Toole Memorial Scholarship was established by a personal friend of Colleen to honor her memory and efforts. Colleen is remembered as...
The Colleen O’Toole Memorial Scholarship was established by a personal...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $500.00
$750 Connie DeHart Memorial Scholarship Fund
Connie DeHart was a 1983 graduate of Butler High School. She also graduated from Miami University where she was an active member of Sigma Delta...
Connie DeHart was a 1983 graduate of Butler High School. She also...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $750
$1,000 to $4,000 Culture Works Leonard P. Roberts Memorial Scholarship
In recognition of Mr. Roberts’ career as a businessman and his passion for the arts, Culture Works is pleased to offer scholarships to Dayton...
In recognition of Mr. Roberts’ career as a businessman and his passion...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000 to $4,000
Up to $600 Dan L. Hickey Memorial Scholarship Fund
The children of Dan L. Hickey established this scholarship in his memory in 1998. After retiring from a 20-year career in the Air Force, Mr....
The children of Dan L. Hickey established this scholarship in his memory...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $600
Varies. Scholarship offered in even years David A. and Kathryn E. Horner Family Memorial Fund
The fund was created in 1998 by family and friends from the Vandalia Community in memory of David, Kathryn, Jonathon, Carmen and Preston Horner who...
The fund was created in 1998 by family and friends from the Vandalia...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies. Scholarship offered in even years
$1,000.00 Dayton Catholic Women's Club Scholarship Fund
The Dayton Catholic Women’s Club Scholarship was established in 2010 to assist graduating high school women of the Roman Catholic faith wishing to...
The Dayton Catholic Women’s Club Scholarship was established in 2010 to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 Dayton Daily News Community Solutions Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2005 in honor of Mike Peters in the spirit of civic engagement. Mr. Peters is a political and comic strip...
This scholarship was established in 2005 in honor of Mike Peters in the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$2,000.00 Dayton Daily News Si Burick Journalism Scholarship and Internship
The Si Burick Journalism Scholarship honors Si Burick, a longtime sports editor and columnist for the Dayton Daily News. He was inducted in to the...
The Si Burick Journalism Scholarship honors Si Burick, a longtime sports...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000.00
$1,000 Dayton Public Schools - Dunbar High School - Carson/Byars Scholarship
The DORA A. CARSON/KEITH A. BYARS SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established to assist Dunbar High School scholar athletes who exemplify academic, school and...
The DORA A. CARSON/KEITH A. BYARS SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$250.00 Dayton Public Schools - Superintendent Student Senate Scholarship
This Scholarship was established in 2011 to encourage and assist graduating seniors from Dayton Public Schools who are planning to attend a two- or...
This Scholarship was established in 2011 to encourage and assist...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250.00
Varies DeLoris L. Winslow Scholarship for Community Excellence
The DeLoris L. Winslow Scholarship for Community Excellence was established in 2013 to support Clark and Montgomery County minority students pursue...
The DeLoris L. Winslow Scholarship for Community Excellence was...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$500.00 Doris H. Wilson Scholarship Fund
The Doris H. Wilson Scholarship was established by friends and colleagues in honor of Doris Wilson, founder of Multi-Cultural Supporters, Inc. The...
The Doris H. Wilson Scholarship was established by friends and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
Varies Dorothy Reynolds – St. Benedict the Moor Scholarship
Dorothy Reynolds – St. Benedict the Moor Scholarship was established in 2013 to benefit the graduating seniors from St. Benedict the Moor Church. ...
Dorothy Reynolds – St. Benedict the Moor Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$2,000.00 Dr. Michael Bowers Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Michael Bowers received his Doctorate of Optometry in 1972 from The Ohio State University. He taught at the OSU College of Optometry from...
Dr. Michael Bowers received his Doctorate of Optometry in 1972 from The...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000.00
Minimum $1,000 - renewable up to the 5th year, senior status Dr. Yvonne Walker-Taylor Women for Women Scholarship Fund II
This scholarship was established by Wilberforce University in memoriam of its 16th President and first female Chief Executive Officer: the late Dr....
This scholarship was established by Wilberforce University in memoriam...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Minimum $1,000 - renewable up to the 5th year, senior status
$1,250 renewable for one year Dupps Company Scholarship
The Dupps Company Scholarship was established in 2017 to encourage students to enter career paths in trade related fields such as welders and...
The Dupps Company Scholarship was established in 2017 to encourage...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,250 renewable for one year
$1,000 for a public school; $2,000 for a private school GM-Frigidaire
The GM/Frigidaire Scholarship was established by the Employee’s Recreation Association to provide tuition scholarships for employees and their...
The GM/Frigidaire Scholarship was established by the Employee’s...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000 for a public school; $2,000 for a private school
$2,500.00 GM/Frigidaire Engineering Scholarship
The GM/Frigidaire Scholarship Fund is pleased to offer three $2,500 scholarships for rising college seniors who are majoring in any engineering...
The GM/Frigidaire Scholarship Fund is pleased to offer three $2,500...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500.00
Varies Greg Sutton Band Scholarship Fund
The Greg Sutton Band Scholarship was established in 1987 by Greg’s family and friends to assist graduates of West Carrollton High School in...
The Greg Sutton Band Scholarship was established in 1987 by Greg’s...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$1,000 Guy E. Rohrer, Jr., Memorial Scholarship
The Guy E. Rohrer, Jr., Memorial Scholarship was established in 1989 to assist children and stepchildren of active and retired City of Dayton...
The Guy E. Rohrer, Jr., Memorial Scholarship was established in 1989 to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$1,500 Hazel Carter Scott Scholarship
The Hazel Carter Scott Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide scholarships for graduating high school African American students in...
The Hazel Carter Scott Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500
Varies Helen and Howard W. Smith Nursing Scholarship Fund
The Helen and Howard W. Smith Nursing Scholarship was established in 2002 to provide scholarship assistance to students wishing to earn their LPN...
The Helen and Howard W. Smith Nursing Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 Herbert Scott Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2016 for graduating Dayton Public School seniors who are currently in foster care or have aged out of foster care.
This scholarship was established in 2016 for graduating Dayton Public...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Up to $2,500 Jackie Ahlers Education Scholarship Fund
The Jackie Ahlers Education Scholarship fund was established in 2002 to offer financial assistance to graduates of Butler High School. The...
The Jackie Ahlers Education Scholarship fund was established in 2002 to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $2,500
Varies Jefferson Township Alumni Association Scholarship
The Jefferson Township Alumni Association (JTAA) is a social organization that promotes the wellbeing of its members through organization,...
The Jefferson Township Alumni Association (JTAA) is a social...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Up to $500.00 John and Charlotte Michael Family Memorial Scholarship Fund
The John and Charlotte Michael Memorial Scholarship was established in 1995 to honor the memory of one of the early settlers of Montgomery County,...
The John and Charlotte Michael Memorial Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $500.00