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Scholarship Information

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Scholarships and Grants

For more information and a list of scholarships and grants offered by Hiram College to traditional undergraduate students, visit our Scholarships and Grants page.

Students are encouraged to apply for outside scholarships. Below is a sample of a few outside scholarships students may be eligible for. Current and admitted students, don’t forget to check out ScholarshipUniverse to begin matching to scholarship opportunities.


Ashland County Community Foundation
Qualifications: Recent and upcoming High School graduates along with current College students are eligible to apply, detailed qualifications vary by scholarship
Amount: Multiple scholarships available
Contact: visit https://www.accommunityfoundation.org/receive_scholarships.php for more information and to apply
Deadline: Open January 1- March 15 annually
Junior League Of Cleveland
Qualifications:  Non-traditional female students who have overcome obstacles to resume their education, are at least 17 years of age, and a permanent resident of Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina or Trumbull counties are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  (Please visit site for information on what meets the definition of non-traditional)
Amount:  Up to $5,000
Contact:  Inquiries may be made by calling 216.231.6300 ext 3 or by emailing scholarship@jlcleveland.org Visit https://www.jlcleveland.org/jlc-scholarship/ for more information
Deadline:  March 1, 2019
Phillips University Legacy Foundation
Qualifications: Scholarship is based on academic achievement as well as past, present and potential leadership in the church, community and academic environment.  Must be a full-time undergraduate student pursuing a liberal arts education at a College or University currently or historically related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Amount: Up to $6,500
Contact: visit http://pulf.org/about-the-program for more information and to apply
Deadline: March 23, 2018 for the 2018-2019 academic year (check site for 2019-2020 deadlines)


Frank J. Grabill Trust
Qualifications: Residents of Ross County Ohio who are pursuing a medical or nursing degree are eligible to apply for this loan program.
Amount: Varies by individual loan
Contact: Robert C. Hess, Tr., 740.774.6152;
14 S. Paint St., Rm. 2; Chillicothe, OH 45601-3828
Deadline: Renewed annually


Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Qualifications: Students of Hispanic Heritage who are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited, not-for-profit 4-year University or Graduate school during the fall of a scholarship cycle.  High School applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, current college students must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.  All applicants must file a FAFSA.
Amount: $500-$5,000
Contact: visit  https://www.hsf.net/scholarship for more information and to apply
Deadline: Annual Scholarship with application window of December 31st through April 2nd each year


Jackson Center American Legion Foundation, Inc.
Qualifications: Available to Nursing students who are Ohio residents from Auglaize, Logan, or Shelby county
Amount: varies
Contact: James E. Davis, Treas., 19387 Maplewood Rd., Maplewood, OH 45340-9730 or Jackson H.S. Counselor
Deadline: Annual scholarship with Application deadline of March 15th each year. (scholarship will be awarded for following academic year)


Ronald McDonald House Charities
Qualifications: varies by scholarship
Amount: varies by scholarship
Contact:  visit www.rmhc.org for more information on these various scholarship opportunities
Deadline: varies by scholarship


Accredited Schools Online Scholarships for Minorities
Qualifications: varies by scholarship
Amount: varies by scholarship
Contact: visit https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/college-scholarships-for-minority-students/ for more information on these various scholarship opportunities.
Deadline: varies by scholarship


Canton Audubon Society
Qualifications: Full-time students of a Junior status (in the fall of the year applying) with a GPA of 2.5 or higher, who are majoring in environmental science, conservation, natural history and all nature related subjects including environmental law.  Must be a resident of Carroll, Coshocton, Stark, Tuscarawas, Wayne counties, or any contiguous county are eligible to apply
Amount: $500-$1,000
Contact: Visit www.cantonaudubon.org for more information and to apply
Deadline: Annual applications must be post marked by March 1st each year


Tuscora Park Health & Wellness Foundation
Qualifications:  Students who are studying Nursing, Healthcare, Education, or Human Services and are residents of Summit county and surrounding counties are eligible to apply
Amount: varies
Contact: Barbara Berlin 330.745.1611, ext. 3352
Deadline:  Quarterly Scholarship with application deadlines of  Jan. 2nd, Apr. 1st, July 1st, and Oct. 1st


The Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship
Qualifications: This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide. Must be in good standing with the institution and be in the process of applying or already accepted to a study abroad or internship program
Amount: up to $5,000
Contact: Visit http://www.gilmanscholarship.org for more information and to apply
Deadline: Must apply one full Semester before Study Abroad Trip


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation – Transfer Scholarship
Qualifications: Must be a current student at an accredited U.S. community College or 2-year institution who has reached Sophomore status or is a recent graduate (Spring of 2014 or later)with plans to enroll in a full-time Baccalaureate program in the fall of 2019.  Must have a 3.5 or higher GPA and demonstrate financial need.
Amount: Up to $40,000 per year.
Contact: Visit http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/undergraduate-transfer/ for more information and to apply
Deadline: November 27, 2018


Chegg Database of Scholarships for African American Students
Qualifications: Various scholarships for African American students to be used towards their educational goals.
Amount: varies by scholarship
Contact: Visit http://www.chegg.com/scholarships/categories/scholarships-for-african-americans for more information on these various scholarship opportunities
Deadline: varies by scholarship


Nordson Builds Scholarship
Qualifications:  Students who are pursuing a major in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math are eligible to apply
Amount: $1000 – $2000
Contact: Visit www.ofic.org/smr/nordson for more information and to apply
Deadline: annual scholarship with deadline of  May 1st (deadline subject to change)



The Jane D. White Fund Scholarship
Qualifications:  Must be an adult student at least 25 years of age who has interrupted their educational studies for a period of at least one year. Must be attending a public or private not-for-profit four-year College or University with a GPA of at least 3.0.  Applicant must be a resident of Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit or Trumbull counties.
Contact: visit www.collegenowgc.org/find-scholarships/  for more information and to apply
Deadline: Annual scholarship with a deadline of November 18th each year (deadline subject to change)


F.A. Davis Company
Qualifications: Students pursuing a degree in Nursing at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are eligible to apply
Amount: $1,500
Contact: visit https://www.fadavis.com/scholarship?RequestId=2116796695 for more information and to apply
Deadline: November 15, 2018


The Cleveland Foundation Scholarships
The Cleveland Foundation lists multiple scholarships available with varying qualifications and deadlines, This is an outside scholarship directory and has not been reviewed by Hiram College.  Please use your best judgment when applying for any outside scholarship.
Contact: Visit https://www.clevelandfoundation.org/scholarships/scholarship-search/ for more information about these various scholarship opportunities


The Jane Enda Hunter Scholarship
Qualifications:  Available to Female students under the age of 30 who are residents of either Ohio or South Carolina.
Contact: Visit www.collegenowgc.org/find-scholarships  for more information and to apply
Deadline: Annual scholarship application with a  deadline of  April 15th (deadline subject to change)


Adult Learner Program
Qualifications:  Must be at least 19 years old, have obtained a High School diploma or GED, be enrolled at least 6 credit hours per term in a Pell eligible degree or certificate seeking program at a public or private not-for-profit college or university and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA
Contact: Visit www.collegenowgc.org  for more information and to apply
Deadline:  Annual scholarship with a deadline of  April 15th (deadline subject to change)


Cambodian Scholarship for Excellence
Qualifications:  Must have a 3.0 minimum high school or college GPA, have not received a bachelor’s degree, have been born in Cambodia or have parents, either of whom were born in Cambodia and plan to attend a public or private, not-for-profit higher educational institution
Amount:  $1,000
Contact:  Visit  www.collegenowgc.org/find-scholarships for more information and to apply
Deadline:  Annual scholarship with a deadline of April 29th (deadline subject to change)


Presidents’ Scholarship Application-Tri-C
Qualifications: Must have completed at least 30 credit hours at Tri-C;
Must be dually enrolled, taking at least 6-7 credits at Tri-C and at least 6-7 credits at Hiram College in the same semester
Amount: $500
Contact: Samantha Voss via vosssm@hiram.edu
Application:  https://hiram.wufoo.com/forms/presidents-scholarship-applicationtric/


Qualifications: Students who are either a current High School Senior or College Freshmen with at least a 2.7 GPA, are African-American U.S. citizens and are interested in studying Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economics are eligible to apply
Amount: Up to $5,000 per year, renewable for up to 4 years of undergraduate study
Contact: Visit  UNCF.org/Kochscholars for more information and to apply
The Van Hipp Heroes Scholarship
Qualifications: Students who are current or former National Guard Members that have been wounded in an operational or training mission of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation New Dawn, with a GPA of 2.5 or equivalent are eligible to apply
Amount: $1,000 per year, renewable for up to 4 years
Contact: visit http://www.ngef.org/the-van-hipp-heroes-scholarship-fund/ for more information and to obtain application
Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Qualifications: Must be a current full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student attending a two-year or four-year HACU-member institution within the United States, or Puerto Rico.  Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Legal Resident
Amount: $1,000
Contact: Visit https://www.hacu.net/hacu/Scholarships.asp for more information and to apply.
Deadline: November 16, 2018
Barry Goldwater Scholarship
Qualifications: Must be a full-time matriculated Sophomore or Junior pursuing a degree at an accredited 2 or 4 year institution of higher education during the 2018-2019 academic year, with the intent to pursue a research career in a natural science, mathematics or engineering.  Must have at least a 3.00 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Amount: up to $7,500
Contact: Visit https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/ for more information
Deadline: Visit https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/steps-in-process/ for deadline information and complete instructions on the application process


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