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Dayton Catholic Women's Club

Dayton Catholic Women's Club

Dayton Catholic Women’s Club (DCWC) Scholarship Fund 2010 aids graduating high school women of the Roman Catholic faith in furthering their education at institutions of higher learning. DCWC was established in 1923 to promote a spirit of unity and cooperation among...

Dayton Daily News Community Solutions Scholarship

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 cartoonist. He began his career working at the Dayton Daily News in 1969. In 1981 he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for...

Dayton Daily News  Si Burick Scholarship and Internship

Dayton Daily News Si Burick 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 writers section of the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 1935 he began to work on radio, and in 1949, when WHIO-TV went on the...

Dayton Public Schools - Dunbar High School - Carson/Byars Scholarship

Dayton Public Schools - Dunbar High School - Carson/Byars Scholarship

The DORA A. CARSON/KEITH A. BYARS SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established to assist Dayton public high school scholar athletes who exemplify academic, school and community involvement and spiritual growth. Students graduating from any Dayton Public high school who have...

Dayton Public Schools - Superintendent Student Senate Scholarship

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 four-year college or university. Scholarships will be awarded to two graduating seniors from each Dayton Public High...

Dayton Varsity Clube Student-Athlete of the Year Scholarship

Dayton Varsity Clube Student-Athlete of the Year Scholarship

The Dayton City League Varsity Club will be awarding two Student-Athlete of the Year Awards annually to a male/female student-athlete in the Dayton Public Schools. The annual award honors student-athletes that have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their...

Deloris L. Winslow Scholarship Endowment

Deloris L. Winslow Scholarship Endowment

The DeLoris L. Winslow Scholarship for Community Excellence was established in 2013 to support Clark and Montgomery County minority students pursue degrees in social work, political science, counseling, psychology, social services, or the treatment of alcohol and...

Doris H. Wilson Scholarship Fund

Doris H. Wilson Scholarship Fund

The DORIS H. WILSON SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1997 for graduating Montgomery County high school seniors who plan to attend a two- or four-year school in the state of Ohio. This fund honors Doris Wilson, the founder of Multi-Cultural Supporters.

Dr. Michael Bowers Memorial Scholarship

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 1972-1974, before he moved to Englewood to establish his medical practice. Dr. Bowers lived by a central credo in life,...

Dr. Yvonne Walker-Taylor Women for Women Scholarship

Dr. Yvonne Walker-Taylor Women for Women Scholarship

The DR. YVONNE WALKER-TAYLOR WOMEN FOR WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP was established in honor and memory of Dr. Yvonne Walker-Taylor, 16th President and first female Chief Executive Officer of Wilberforce University. Dr. Walker-Taylor wanted to recognize and honor all women of...

Edna and Erma Memorial Scholarship

Edna and Erma Memorial Scholarship

The Edna and Erma Memorial Scholarship was established in 2018 to assist women from Montgomery County, Ohio who are starting, or returning to school in the field of education. Applicants must: Be a female graduating senior from any public Montgomery County, Ohio...

Ernst Family Scholarship

Ernst Family Scholarship

The Ernst Family Scholarship was established in 2018 by Ernst Enterprises, Inc. to financially assist the children of employees with their post high school education. Students who will enter a college, community college or vocational school for the first time in the...

Esther Roth Gillette Registered Nurse Scholarship

Esther Roth Gillette Registered Nurse Scholarship

The Esther Roth Gillette Scholarship was established in 2017 to help students become registered nurses. Applicants must: Be enrolled in a registered nursing program at an accredited community college or four-year college or university Have participated in...

Funkhouser Memorial Scholarship

Funkhouser Memorial Scholarship

The Charles A., Dhel L., and Katherine Funkhouser Memorial Scholarship was established by Jeanne Funkhouser-Reeder, with the support of her husband, Vern W. Reeder, to assist needy and deserving graduates of the Dayton Public Schools. The Scholarship Fund is a...

GM/Frigidaire Scholarship Fund

GM/Frigidaire Scholarship Fund

The General Motors Frigidaire Employees’ Recreation Association (FERA), an independent Ohio nonprofit organization incorporated in 1928, established a scholarship fund to assist eligible General Motors/Delphi employees, retirees and their immediate families with...

Gough Family Scholarship

Gough Family Scholarship

The Adam and Katelyn Gough scholarship was established in 2021 for graduating high schools with a strong work ethic planning to further their education. Applicant’s must: Be a graduating senior who lives in the 45404, 45403, or 45410 zip codes Be accepted to a...

Greg Sutton

Greg Sutton

The GREG SUTTON BAND SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF THE DAYTON FOUNDATION was established in 1987 by Greg’s family and friends to assist graduates of West Carrollton High School in furthering their educational studies. Greg Sutton was a member of the West Carrollton High...

Guy E. Rohrer, Jr., Memorial Scholarship

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 police officers to further their educational studies at the college level. It was initiated by Roberta L. Rohrer, in memory...

Hazel Carter Scott Scholarship

Hazel Carter Scott Scholarship

The Hazel Carter Scott Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide scholarships for graduating high school African American students in Montgomery County planning to attend a four-year post-secondary institution on a full-time basis. Hazel Carter Scott was a...

Helen and Howard Smith

Helen and Howard Smith

The HELEN AND HOWARD W. SMITH NURSING SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2002 to provide scholarship assistance to students wishing to earn their LPN or BSN degree. Students must be sophomores or above and be admitted to a nursing program in Montgomery or Greene...

Henrici Family Scholarship

Henrici Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2016 to assist a student attending the University of Dayton law school and planning on a career in the public sector. Applicants must: Be enrolled in the University of Dayton law school Plan to work in the public sector after...

Herbert Scott Memorial Scholarship

Herbert Scott Memorial 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. Applicants must: Be a graduating African-American senior from Dayton Public Schools Be currently in Foster Care...

Idotha Bootsie Neal Scholarship

Idotha Bootsie Neal Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2021 in memory of Idotha Bootsie Neal. In 1991 she was elected as the first African American female City of Dayton Commissioner where she served for 12 years. Ms. Neal served as Director of Central State University West, Dayton Campus...

Indian Guides and Indian Princesses - Chiefs Scholarship

Indian Guides and Indian Princesses - Chiefs Scholarship

The Chief’s Scholarship has been established to continue the bond between fathers and their daughters/sons as they grow older and prepare for life as young adults. The first Indian Guide Program was formed in Richmond Heights, Missouri in 1926 based on the...

In Honor of Willis "Bing" Davis

In Honor of Willis "Bing" Davis

“Someone once told me to express best what is closest to us. I think creative expression is a human endowment. What I try to do when I make art is to make things that are uniquely my own, but yet make what I see and what I experience.”Willis “Bing” Davis The Miami...

Irene and Tom Malone Scholarship

Irene and Tom Malone Scholarship

The Irene and Tom Malone Scholarship fund was established in 1989 to benefit students in the Southeast Priority Board area to further their educational studies. Mrs. Malone was born in Dayton, Ohio and aspired to be an engineer but was discouraging from pursing this...

Jefferson Township Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship

Jefferson Township Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship

The Jefferson Township Alumni Association (JTAA) is a social organization that promotes the wellbeing of its members through organization, communication, and celebration. The JTAA also supports the Jefferson Township Local Schools through continuing relationships...

Jerry Trimbach Scholarship

Jerry Trimbach Scholarship

The Jerry Trimbach Scholarship was established in 2004 by the Trimbach family to assist individuals to further their studies at Sinclair Community College. Jerry Trimbach graduated from Sinclair while parenting four young children. As one of the founding owners of...

JJR Solutions Starfish Scholarship

JJR Solutions Starfish Scholarship

JJR values grit which is courage and resolve to meet your goals despite life’s obstacles. Students with grit succeed despite their environment; the inspire us. These students are humble and have the character it takes to make a positive difference in their...

Joel Broering Memorial Scholarship

Joel Broering Memorial Scholarship

This award is given to a St. Henry High School graduating senior who participates in community service and plans to attend a college or university. It was created in memory of Joel Broering who died after a two-year battle with leukemia. Student must be registered...