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Southern Scholarships

 
New freshmen are automatically considered for scholarships with their admission application, although certain Freshman scholarships require a supplemental application.

Current students should apply online (certain scholarships require supplemental information. before the March 1st deadline.

All students may also apply for other financial aid opportunities by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov after January 1st.

For first consideration of federal campus based aid, students should file the FAFSA beginning January 1st and by February 15th in order to meet the first priority deadline of March 15th.

First Priority Freshmen Scholarship deadline is March 1st.

First Priority Upperclassmen Scholarship deadline is March 1st.

Online Upperclassman Scholarships Application

 

 

 

 


 

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ACTION: Psychology Club Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must be a Psychology Major. Minimum 3.0 GPA
 
American Association of University Women Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Recipient shall be a sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA attending the Ohio University Southern Campus.
 
Appalachian Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time (15 hours)
Qualifications: Student must graduate from a high school located in one of the Appalachian Ohio counties. The Appalachian Scholarship is a 4 year scholarship at Ohio University Southern.
ACT Composite of 17 or greater. GPA 2.5 or greater OR top 40% of graduating class.
Must demonstrate financial need (EFC 8000 or less).
 
Clifford E. and Jean Peters Allen Scholarship 
Required Enrollment: Full Time or Part Time
Qualifications: Lawrence County undergraduate attending OUS. Based on need and academic performance.

B

Beddall Family Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Student attending OUS.
 
Les Boggs Nursing Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Student residing in Lawrence County, Ohio majoring in Nursing at OUS. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Non-renewable.

C

Wanda J. Cannon Nursing Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Lawrence County undergraduate enrolled in the RN
Program at OUS. Minimum 3.3 GPA.
 
Mary G. Colfer Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Lawrence County undergraduate attending OUS
majoring in Education.
 
Coal Grove Betterment Club Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full time
Qualifications: Dawson Bryant High School graduating senior attending OUS and demonstrating financial need. Decision made by Coal Grove Betterment Club president, a Coal Grove High School and an Ohio University Southern representitive. Additional application required. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
 
Carlton E. Davidson Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Lawrence County undergraduate attending OUS.
 
Choose Appalachian Teaching Scholarship (CAT)
For undergraduate students seeking AYA* Mathematics or Science Teaching Licenses who wish to teach in rural southeastern Ohio. CAT Applicants please go to www.cehs.ohio.edu/CAT for more information and to complete the application.
 
College Achievement Program Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Graduating High School Senior attending OUS. Must have completed at least two CAP courses with a C or better. Accumulative 2.5 high school and OU GPA and 18 ACT required. Additional application required. Non renewable.
 
Lyndall Cox Rapp Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Recipients must be residents of Lawrence County, Ohio attending the Southern Campus and be 3rd or 4th year students in the College of Education. Preference will be given to non-traditional female(s) with a child or children. Financial need will be considered as a tie breaker among two or more candidates. Minimum 3.0 GPA

D

Dingus Family Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Graduating high school senior residing in Lawrence County. Must be a first generation college student. Additional application is needed. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Non-Renewable
 
Dorado Family Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Recipient shall be enrolled at OUS and reside in Lawrence County, Ohio. The scholarship will be renewable as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA. The recipient must demonstrate financial need. It is desirable but not required that the scholarship recipient be involved in some community service.

E
 

Evans Family Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Graduating high school senior residing in Lawrence Co. First generation college student. Additional application needed and 300-500 word essay on "Why I want to go to college." Minimum 3.0 GPA. Nonrenewable.
 

F

Clarence and Grace Marie Feil Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Part or Full Time
Qualifications: Awarded to OUS student with a minimum 3.0 GPA
First Star Tri-State Region Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must attend OUS majoring in Business. Must be a graduate of Gallia, Lawrence or Scioto County, Ohio High Schools. Minimum 3.4 GPA

Frankfurt Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Undergraduate attending OUS. Must be a resident of Kentucky or West Virginia and demonstrate financial need. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
 
Freshman Excellence Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time (15 hours).
Qualifications: Competitively awarded. Additional application required.
Waives full tuition for the first year, may be renewable for three additional years.
Selection will be based on standardized test scores (minimum 25 ACT/SAT), class standing, GPA and strength of curriculum.
 
Freshman Academic Merit Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time (15 hours).
Qualifications: Competitively awarded. Additional application required.
Waives one-half of tuition for the first year, may be renewable for three additional years.
Selection will be based on standardized test scores (minimum 23 ACT/SAT), class standing, GPA and strength of curriculum.
 
Freshman Leadership Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Waives $1000 of tuition for first year, may be renewable for three additional years. Additional application required. Competitively awarded. 21 ACT and 3.0 GPA.
Extracurricular activities and/or volunteerism is required.

 
Fruth Pharmacy Scholarship
Required enrollment: full time.
Qualifications: Incoming freshman with 1st preference given to first generation college student, 2nd preference based on financial need.
 Must reside in Lawrence County OH.

H

Jule Huffman Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: OUS undergraduate majoring in Electronic Media.
Minimum 3.0 GPA.

I

India Association Scholarship by Dr. B.R. Yalamanchili
Required enrollment: full time
Qualifications: Undergraduate attending OUS. Must provide an essay (300-500 words) on "Indian Culture and Philosophy." Minimum 2.75 GPA upon high school graduation or 2.5 GPA at OUS, whichever is most recent.


Ironton Child Welfare Club Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full or Part Time
Qualifications: Must be non-traditional female residing in Lawrence County attending OUS. Must demonstrate financial need. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
Ironton Co-Operative Club Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full or Part Time
Qualifications: Graduate or undergraduate female attending OUS. Minimum 3.5 GPA. Preference given to beginning and non-traditional students, and those students with special circumstances.
 
Ironton Empowerment Zone Service Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must live in the Ironton Empowerment Zone (Railroad to Spruce and the floodwall to US 52.) Based on academic potential and financial need. Service component required (100 hours). Minimum 2.75 GPA.
 
Ironton Jr. Women's Club Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time or Part Time
Qualifications: Female undergraduate attending OUS. Must be single parent or non-traditional student over the age of 25.

J

Dixie Ann Johnson/Yalamanchili Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must be a graduate of Paul Blazer High School attending OUS. Preference given to Math majors. Must demonstrate financial need.
Minimum 3.0 GPA. Non-renewable

K
 

Kadim Family Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Graduating high school senior residing in Lawrence County majoring in Science. Must demonstrate financial need. Must have and maintain minimum 3.0 GPA. Non-renewable.
 
KEES Waivers
Required Enrollment: Full TIme
Qualifications: Must attend OUS. Awarded to graduates from high schools from the following Kentucky counties:
Boyd, Carter, Elliot, Fleming, Greenup, Lawrence, Lewis Mason and Rowan.
Must have graduated 2009 and after. Awarded up through a maximum of five years after high school graduation. Recipients will be required to send a copy of eligibility letter to Office of Student Services. Renewable with an accumulative 2.5 OU GPA
 
Melissa Dae Kennedy Memorial Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: 18-24 yr. old undergraduate residing in Kentucky and attending OUS. Preference given to Boyd County High School graduates. High School GPA of 2.0-3.0.

L
 

Little Lambs Scholarship in Memory of Rachel Ann Marie Delaney
Recipients must be full-time attending the Ohio University Southern Campus enrolled in the nursing program. Preference will be given to students interested in Mother-Baby, Neonatal, or
Pediatric Nursing. Essay required.

M

Dick Martin Memorial Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must attend OUS majoring in Electronic Media and demonstrate financial need.
Minimum 2.5 GPA. Non-renewable.
 
Frank McCown Veterans Memorial Scholarship
Required Enrollment : Full time
Must be a veteran or dependent of a veteran (uses same determination as FAFSA)
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Lawrence County resident
Requires an essay on "What Freedom means to me"
Renewable for one year. Additional application required.
 
 
Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 765 Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Lawrence County resident attending OUS. Must be the child, grandchild or spouse of a Purple Heart recipient.
Additional application is needed. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Renewable
 

O

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full time
Qualifications: Must major in Nursing at OUS. Must reside in Greenup, Boyd, Carter, Lawrence, Elliot or Lewis counties in Kentucky, Scioto or Lawrence County in Ohio, Wayne or Cabell County in WV. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
 
OUS Faculty & Staff Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Undergraduate attending OUS. Must maintain 3.3 GPA.
Non-renewable. Based on academic merit.
 
OUS Technology Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Graduating high school senior attending OUS who has completed a tech prep program with a 3.0 GPA.
Renewable for one year.
 

P

 

PNC Bank Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must be an undergraduate student attending OUS and
pursuing a degree in Business. Based on academic merit.

Q

Quality Care Nursing, INC Nursing Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must major in Nursing or a medical related field at OUS and demonstrate financial need. Graduate of a Lawrence, Scioto, or Gallia County, Ohio High School. Preference given to staff of Quality Care Nursing or their relatives. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
 
Queen-Utsinger Academic Team Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must be a member of the OUS Academic Team. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

R

Bob and Kay Rader Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must be majoring in Equine Studies or Education at OUS. First consideration goes to Equine Studies Major. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
 
Rollyson/RAP/Belville Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full or Part Time
Qualifications: Undergraduate student attending OUS and residing in Lawrence or Scioto county Ohio. Must demonstrate continued advancement, financial need and academic merit.
 
Regional Higher Education Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Undergraduate attending OUS. Minimum 3.3 GPA.
Must have earned a minimum of 24 semester hours.
 
Winona Reynolds Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Student attending OUS pursuing degree in Special Education.
 
H. B. Doc Riley, Chapter 51, Disabled American Veterans Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Lawrence County undergraduate with a disabled veteran in their family. Recipient must attend OUS. Must submit an essay on "The Importance of the Military to the USA."
Additional application is required. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
 

S

Ben Saunders Memorial Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full time.
Qualifications: Recipients must be degree-seeking and enrolled in or accepted for admission to OUS. Must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Minimum 3.3 GPA. Preference given to students whose major is History. Recipients chosen principally on academic performance or potential.
 
Harold Wesley Shafer Memorial Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must be a graduating senior of Ironton High School having earned an ACT of 24 or SAT of 1100. A written recommendation from a teacher is required. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
 
Bob Smith Scholarship
Required enrollment: full time
Qualifications: First preference given to Electronic Media student.
 
Greg Smith Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must be a graduating senior from Chesapeake, Fairland, South Point, or Symmes Valley High School and attending the Proctorville Center. Scholarship will rotate among qualifying schools. Additional application is required. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Non-renewable.
 
Southern Ohio Medical Center Nursing Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Majoring in Nursing at OUS. Must demonstrate financial need and be a graduate of a Scioto County High School. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Non-renewable.
 
Spriggs Family Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Student attending OUS that has a parent employed at least one year as fireman or law enforcement officer in Lawrence Co. Must maintain 3.0 GPA.
Additional application is required. Renewable.
 

T

Richard L. Thornton Memorial Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must be a student majoring in Electronic Media with 30 or more hours earned. Minimum 2.7 GPA.
Renewable up to one year.
 
Trumbo Family Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Lawrence County undergraduate attending OUS.

V

Vanhoose-Stewart Foundation Award
Qualifications: Awarded by Big Sandy to employees and employee's children. Additional application required.
 
Dr. Tony and Mary L. Virgin Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Student majoring in the Social Science or Health field. Must be a Lawrence County resident. Minimum 3.4 GPA.

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Thomas Edwin Wilkes Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Must be enrolled at OUS majoring in Speech or Theatre. Must demonstrate financial need. Must be entering Sophomore year. Must reside in Lawrence or Scioto Counties in Ohio, Cabell or Wayne counties in WV, Boyd or Greenup Counties in Kentucky. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
 
Willis Family Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full or Part Time
Qualifications: Lawrence County undergraduate attending OUS demonstrating financial need. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
 
Dorothy W. Wolfe Nursing Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time
Qualifications: Student must be enrolled in the OUS Nursing Program. Graduate of Ironton St. Joseph, Ironton, Dawson Bryant, Rock Hill, South Point, Russell or Fairview High School. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
 
Myrtle E. and Lloyd Wood Memorial Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full Time or Part Time
Qualifications: Undergraduate attending OUS majoring in Education. Must be a graduate of a Lawrence County High School. Additional application is needed.


Gwen Worley Memorial and Worley Family Memorial Scholarship
Required Enrollment: Full time
Awarded to an Ironton High School graduating senior. First preference given to a Special Education major and second preference given to an Equine Studies major. Financial need preferred. Minimum 2.5 GPA.