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Adam Broock Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Adam Broock. Adam attended Oakwood High School and was a popular, well-rounded student with diverse interests. He was also sensitive and compassionate and loved to play the guitar in his band. The scholarship...

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Alexander-Bickley Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2016 to assist a female, graduating senior from a Dayton Public School planning to major in a STEM related field at a community college or a four-year college or university. From the grandchild of a slave comes the spirit of an...

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Allen York Masonry Scholarship

The Allen York Masonry Scholarship, named in honor of this Northridge High School graduate, and skilled tradesman, was established by his siblings to assist students, who like Allen, are committed to becoming a skilled tradesman also. Mr. York was a mason in the...

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Basil Blizzard

The BASIL F. BLIZZARD, IV MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF THE DAYTON FOUNDATION was established in 1999 to praise excellence by providing scholarship assistance to graduating seniors at Wayne High School who plan to attend an accredited technical school, junior college,...

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Beachler Family Scholarship

The Beachler Family created this scholarship to help students from Northmont High School pursue a degree in business administration. Applicants must: Be a graduating senior from Northmont High School or a current college student who graduated from Northmont Be...

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Belmont High School Founding Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2018 by Belmont High School alumni in the graduating classes of 1958, 1959, and 1960. The scholarship is being offered to a graduating senior of Belmont High School who plans an academic program leading to a career in a public...

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Betsy Frabotta Educate and Engage Scholarship for Q+ Youth

As a lifelong public school teacher and creator of community especially for FOLX who were traditionally marginalized, Betsy Frabotta saw and sought out the best in those with whom she connected. A proud resident of Dayton, Ohio for over 40 years, Betsy loved this...

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Betsy Pence Memorial Scholarship

This merit based scholarship was established in 1997 in memory of Betsy Pence. Betsy graduated with honors in 1996 from Beavercreek High School and was a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish Club, and the International Club. She loved music and played...

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Blake LaForce #41 - Vandalia Butler Foundation

Blake Christian LaForce, a 2009 student athlete and graduate of Butler High School, fought and beat cancer (acute lymphoblastic leukemia), with a bone marrow transplant. Then a surprise central nervous system parasitic infection challenged Blake, who miraculously...

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Brightwell Family and Dayton Firefighters IAFF Local 136 Scholarship Fund

The BRIGHTWELL FAMILY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF THE DAYTON FOUNDATION was established in 1999 by the family of Thomas O. Brightwell, Sr., a retired Dayton City firefighter (1929-1953), to award college scholarships to children of current or retired full-time...

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Charles and Pat Meadows Scholarship

The Charles and Pat Meadows Scholarship Fund was established to honor Charles who believed that Education was the key to success for underrepresented students. This scholarship will provide tuition assistance to a student from a Dayton Public School, Jefferson...

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City of Huber Heights Art Scholarship

The City of Huber Heights Art Scholarship was created in 2021 for students graduating from Huber Heights City Schools or Bethel Local Schools planning to pursue a degree in the visual arts. Applicants must: Be a graduating senior from Wayne High School or Bethel...

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CJ McLin

The Legendary C. J. McLin, Jr. – C. J. McLin, Jr. was one of Ohio’s most influential politicians. He was born in East St. Louis, Illinois on May 31, 1921, as Clarence J. McLin, Jr. Known as “C.J.,” he moved to Dayton, Ohio with his family at age 10. By age 13 he...

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Colbert Family Scholarship

The Colbert Family Scholarship was established in 2018 to award a scholarship to a graduating senior from Dayton Public Schools planning to major in nursing. Applicants must: Be a graduating senior from a Dayton Public School Be accepted to an accredited nursing...

Colleen O'Toole Memorial Scholarship

Colleen O'Toole Memorial Scholarship

The COLLEEN O’TOOLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established in 1992 in honor of Colleen O’Toole, who faithfully served Dayton Power and Light for over 25 years as an administrative assistant. The Fund’s purpose is to defray tuition expenses for children of...

Connie DeHart Memorial Scholarship - Vandalia Butler Foundation

Connie DeHart Memorial Scholarship - Vandalia Butler Foundation

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 Tau sorority. She taught Earth Science at Troy High school in 1988 and in 1989 she was a substitute teacher in the...

Consolidated Freight Companies - Vandalia Butler Foundation

Consolidated Freight Companies - Vandalia Butler Foundation

The CONSOLIDATED FREIGHT COMPANIES SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established in 1993 to assist graduates of Butler High School in furthering their educational studies. The Vandalia-Butler Foundation Board of Trustees administers this fund.

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Culture Works - Len Roberts 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 Region graduating high school seniors or local college students who demonstrate participation in and patronage of the arts....

Dan L. Hickey

Dan L. Hickey

The DAN L. HICKEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established by his children in 1998. After retiring from a 20-year career in the U.S. Air Force, Mr. Hickey taught industrial arts in the Dayton Public Schools at Roth and Colonel White High Schools. He was also...

David and Kathryn Horner Family Scholarship - Vandalia Butler Foundation

David and Kathryn Horner Family Scholarship - Vandalia Butler Foundation

The DAVID A. AND KATHRYN E. HORNER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF THE DAYTON FOUNDATION was established in 1997 by friends and family from the Vandalia-Butler community in memory of David, Kathryn, Jonathan, Carmen, and Preston Horner, who perished in a train accident in...

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...

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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 - 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...

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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. 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...

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...

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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...

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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...