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Scholarships

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 2021.

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

Patton College of Education

Gibby Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Ohio residents admitted to a teacher education major 
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship

College of Business

Paul F. and Gwyneth G. Hoff Cutler Scholar
  • Eligible population: Ohio residents admitted to the College of Business or related HTC tutorial degree program
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship
Marathon Petroleum Corporation Cutler Scholar
  • Eligible population: Ohio residents admitted to the College of Business in Finance, Accounting, or Management Information Systems 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 & world religions; modern languages; philosophy; linguistics; women’s, gender, & sexuality studies; African American studies. 
  • 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

Athens
Kenner and Margene Bush Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Athens County 
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship
Newark
Ruby Tignor and Alan E. Riedel Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Newark High School 
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship
Chillicothe
Jack G. and Sue Mathis Ellis Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Chillicothe High School
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship
Cuyahoga County
Lizabeth K. and Charles R. Emrick, Jr. Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Bay Village, Fairview, Lakewood, North Olmsted, Olmsted Falls, or Westlake High Schools 
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship
Lorain County
Beth K. Stocker Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Lorain County 
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship
Vinton County
Dr. James H. and Nellie Rowley Jewell Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of Meigs and Vinton Counties 
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship
Meigs County
Dr. James H. and Nellie Rowley Jewell Cutler Scholar Award
  • Eligible population: Graduates of high schools in Meigs and Vinton Counties
  • Award: $23,000 annual renewable scholarship
Greenfield
Wilfred R. Konneker Cutler Scholar Award 
  • Eligible population: Graduates of McClain High School 
  • Award: Full 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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