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Scholarships

Cutler Scholar Awards are merit-based scholarships funded by generous gifts from forward-thinking individuals who understand that investing in education is investing in the future. The eligible population for each Cutler Scholars Award is determined by the benefactor for whom the award is named. The benefactor designates one of the following:

  • A geographic area such as a county or a single high school.
  • An academic unit of Ohio University such as the College of Business, the Russ College of Engineering and Technology, or the College of Arts and Sciences.

The frequency of awards is subject to change depending on the availability of funding. The below lists reflects scholarships expected for students entering in fall 2022.

Discipline-Based Scholarships

To be considered for a discipline-based award, a student must be a freshman applicant to an eligible college and/or major at Ohio University. Discipline-based awards are available to Ohio residents, with the exception of the Russ Legacy Award which is open to in-state and out-of-state students. Selection for an award is contingent on admission to the appropriate program of study. 

Russ College of Engineering and Technology

Russ Legacy Cutler Scholar Award
  • Eligible population: Students admitted to the Russ College of Engineering and Technology or related HTC tutorial degree program
  • Award: Full scholarship
Charles R. and Marilyn Y. Stuckey Russ College Cutler Scholar Award
  • Eligible population: Students admitted to the Russ College of Engineering and Technology or related HTC tutorial degree program
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship
Tom and Betsy Wheeler Cutler Scholar Award
  • Eligible population: Students admitted to the Russ College of Engineering and Technology as an Aviation major
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship

College of Business

Barbara R. Caldwell Cutler Scholar Award
  • Eligible population: Ohio residents admitted to the College of Business or related HTC tutorial degree program
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship

College of Fine Arts

Wilfred R. and Ann Lee Konneker College of Fine Arts Cutler Scholar Award
  • Eligible population: Ohio residents admitted to the College of Fine Arts or related HTC tutorial degree program   
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship

College of Arts and Sciences

Claire O. and Charles J. Ping Cutler Scholars Award 
  • Eligible population: Ohio residents admitted to humanities majors in the College of Arts and Sciences or related HTC tutorial degree program. Majors in the following fields are eligible: English; history; classics and religious studies; modern languages; philosophy; linguistics; women’s, gender, & sexuality studies; African American studies. 
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship

Scripps College of Communication

David C. and Joan Herrold Wood Cutler Scholar Award
  • Eligible population: Ohio residents admitted to the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism or related HTC tutorial degree program. 
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship

Geographically-based Scholarships

To be considered for a geographic award, a student must be a graduating senior at an eligible high school. Students taking time off before entering college are welcome to apply for an award as long as the student is a freshman applicant to OHIO. 


Ohio: Hocking, Morgan, and Washington Counties

DHI-Quidel Cutler Scholar Award
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Hocking, Morgan, and Washington Counties
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship

Ohio: Jackson County

Leona and Lewis Hughes Cutler Scholar Award
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Oak Hill High School
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship

Ohio: Cuyahoga County

Lizabeth K. and Charles R. Emrick, Jr. Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Rocky River High School
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship

Ohio: Meigs and Vinton Counties

Dr. James H. and Nellie Rowley Jewell Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Meigs and Vinton Counties 
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship

Ohio: Highland and Ross Counties

Wilfred R. Konneker Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of McClain High School 
  • Award: Full scholarship
Jack G. and Sue Mathis Ellis Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Chillicothe High School
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship

New York: Olean

Ann Lee Hancock Konneker Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Olean High School
  • Award: $33,000 annual renewable scholarship

 

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