John W. Berry, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

The John W. Berry Sr. Memorial Scholarship was established in March 2001 to offer financial assistance to graduating seniors of Oakwood High School to continue their education at four-year institutions of higher learning. This fund honors the memory of John W. Berry, Sr. and his leadership within the Dayton Community.

Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, exhibit leadership skills and community service involvement. This scholarship is renewable up to three additional years for students who meet the criteria.

John W. Berry, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
$2,000 renewable for additional three years
Oakwood High School Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please briefly explain your leadership experiences and describe any leadership skills you gained through these experiences.
  2. Please list, in order of importance, the five extracurricular activities you have participated in that have been the most meaningful to you. Please go into detail on how your number 1 activity is most meaningful to you.
  3. Discuss the major(s) or area(s) that you hope to explore or study in college and why it is/they are important to you.