Jean Penny Scholarship

The Jean Penny Scholarship fund was established in 2022 to help students from the Miami Valley complete a college degree. Jean co-founded Penny and Penny Advertising in 1949 where she worked until retiring. She graduated from Miami University, loved to travel and play golf. Her generous spirit and value of education will live on through helping students complete their college degrees. Applicants must:

  • Be a student who graduated from a high school in the Miami Valley
  • Be currently attending an accredited two-or four-year college, university or trade school
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate academic success in chosen area of study

Jean Penny Scholarship
$1,000 and renewable
Current College Students Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you received a scholarship from The Dayton Foundation in the past?
    • Have you received a scholarship from The Dayton Foundation?
    • If Yes, what scholarship did you receive?
  2. What do you foresee as your biggest obstacle or challenge in graduating with your degree? Please explain.
  3. After your financial aid, scholarships and loans, what is the remaining amount of tuition that you owe in the upcoming school year?
  4. Please upload your tuition/fee bill reflecting the amount due for the upcoming school year.