External Scholarship Opportunities
Several scholarship opportunities exist outside of the College of Education and Human Ecology. The Ohio State University is not responsible for their administration, application process or awarding of funds, it is important for you to know about other avenues for scholarships relevant to your major.
If you apply for any scholarship outside of the college or Ohio State, it is your responsibility to work with the scholarship organization to know the application procedures, award amounts and award process.
Additionally, applying for external scholarships may have risks and you inherit those risks associated with the application process. Ohio State and the College of Education and Human Ecology are not liable for any issues, concerns or disputes that occur.
2020 ACLS Scholarship for Healthcare Providers
Pacific Medical Training is offering a $1,000 scholarship to any undergraduate or graduate college student currently enrolled in a “healthcare degree” program. Winners are selected by our essay review committee and notified by email or other contact information they have provided. Checks are mailed directly to winners. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2020.
2020 Fitness and Educational Scholarship
Fitness Volt announces its annual 2020 Fitness and Educational Scholarship in the amount of $1.000 to applicants who are currently enrolled in high school or college/university student at an accredited school. All essays must be submitted by November 15, 2020.
2020 Lifeway Scholarship
Lifeway Foods has created an annual scholarship for students pursuing a degree with a STEM focus. Special consideration will be given to students studying the microbiome field. The awarded student will receive $5,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree. This scholarship will be open for applications until November 30, 2020.
2020 SAMI-Aid Scholarship
SAMI-Aid has created a $1,000 scholarship for accepted to or currently attending a college or university students in the process of pursuing a college degree. The scholarship will be open until November 30, 2020.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation provides dietetic scholarships and research grants to students and Academy members, respectively. Students are the future of the field and the Foundation recognizes the importance of giving students a solid foundation to develop their dietetic careers and provide access to education.
Adele Weight Loss
Psychological and physiological consequences of obesity – Financial need and merit.
Addiction Awareness Scholarship Campaign
To raise awareness as to the causes, consequences and treatment of addiction, Seasons in Malibu, an addiction treatment center, is seeking to reward essay applicants $1,500 in scholarships- for students entering college or already enrolled in a higher education institution. The scholarship is open to any major who can shed light on this issue. It may be a personal story that you can share or a more researched essay. To be eligible for the contest submit your essay by one of the submission dates below:
- Round 1: December 19 -May 31, 2020. Winners Announced July 1, 2020.
- Round 2: July 1 – November 31, 2020. Winners Announced December 31st, 2020.
Scholarships and Financial Aid for Women – Various types of scholarships are offered specifically for women.
Alumni Scholars Program
The Alumni Scholars Program offers financial support to exemplary students through their local alumni clubs. Scholarship opportunities are available for high school students and current Ohio State students. Students must complete the Alumni Scholars Program application to be considered for an award. Applications are accepted annually from November 1 through February 1. Completion and submission of application is online only.
American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation
Offers five self-nominated academic scholarships, available to incoming freshman through graduate-level hospitality management majors.
AmericanMuscle Student Scholarship
Two S2500 scholarships for students pursuing an automotive-themed major (mechanical engineering, robotics, etc.) One scholarship will be awarded every spring semester, followed by one additional scholarship to be awarded for the fall semester each year. Apply by 12:00PM EST on October 15th to be eligible for the spring semester scholarship and by June 15th to be eligible for the fall semester scholarship. The winner of the spring semester will be selected by November 15th and the fall semester winner will be selected by July 15th.
AmericanTrucks Student Scholarship
Two $2500 scholarships to students pursuing a career in construction management or the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of study. One scholarship will be awarded every spring semester, followed by one additional scholarship to be awarded for the fall semester each year. Apply by 12:00PM EST on October 15th to be eligible for the spring semester scholarship and by June 15th to be eligible for the fall semester scholarship. The winner of the spring semester will be selected by November 15th and the fall semester winner will be selected by July 15th.
Annual Prevounce Preventive Health Scholarship Program
Prevounce Health is offering a scholarship to one $1,500 undergraduate and one $2,500 graduate student for the 2020-2021 academic year. The undergraduate scholarship is open to students entering or already established in an accredited, U.S.-based undergraduate program who are pursuing a career in healthcare. The graduate scholarship is open to students entering or already established in an accredited, U.S.-based graduate program who are pursuing a career in medicine, nursing, and/or public health. Both scholarships have application deadlines of Oct. 15, 2020, with recipients to be notified no later than Nov. 1, 2020.
Annual Welding Scholarship
Annual Welding announces a scholarship for college students in the amount of $500. In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must apply by December 31, 2020.
Each year, AwardBird offers a scholarship of $500 to one selected winner. The money will be directed toward educational costs.
Best Bug Scholarship
Thrive Pest Control is proud to announce a $1,000 award to help students further their education and work towards graduation. The scholarship is designed for graduating high school students but also any student that is currently enrolled in a 4-year college program in the United States of America. Open to ALL majors. Submission deadline is 12:00 a.m. MDT on Saturday, October 31, 2020.
Best College Reviews
Inspired to Greatness Scholarship – Each fall, a $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student submitting a video in which they describe the teacher who’s inspired them the most or had the biggest impact on their lives.
Bosterbio Scholarships for Young Scientists of Excellence
Boster is proud to provide an annual scholarship to students with an interest in pursuing or continuing a 4-year academic program related to Biology Technology. The Bosterbio Scholarships for Young Scientists of Excellence will provide two $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school or college students to aid their scientific research in college. Deadline to apply is December 31, 2020. The winner will be announced on January 30, 2021.
Business Studies Scholarship Program
ValueWalk.com, an online resource for worldwide Business news, wishes to support students in the pursuit of a Business degree. The Business Studies Scholarship is made available to any student accepted or enrolled into a college or university degree program. Students enrolled in other majors may also apply for the scholarship if able to contribute an essay dealing the business subject matter. A total award of $2,000 is granted over the course of the year to students who submit a winning essay on the Business topic of value investing.
CatPet.Club Scholarship 2020
CatPet.Club is offering a $1,000 to help students from universities, high schools, and other educational institutions across the USA and Canada. GPA should be 3.0 minimum at the time of application and award. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2021 and the winner will be decided by June 1st, 2021.
College Guide for Students with Disabilities
The team at Study.com recently developed a comprehensive college guide for students with disabilities. The College Guide for Students with Disabilities offers in-depth details in several areas, including:
• Legal rights of students with disabilities
• Services colleges can or need to make available
• Required accommodations for students
• Technologies and helpful apps for students
As a trusted online education information and service provider, each month Study.com helps more than 40 million prospective college students research for their education, as well as graduates pursuing and advancing their careers.
Divorce Go is a family law firm offering specialized services for clients seeking to get a divorce.
To help stellar students continue their academic education without the pressure of having to pay bills, Divorce Go runs an annual competition, offering $1,000 scholarship to the winner.
Applicants must apply by November 1, 2020.
Don't Pay Full
The Don't Pay Full Student Scholarship invests in students who need financial help. Sponsored exclusively by DontPayFull.com, a $500 non-renewable scholarship to one eligible student across each institution type (high school, college or university) in the United States.
Dropshippinglite 2020 Scholarship
Dropshippinglite has launched Dropshippinglite 2020 Scholarship in the amount of: $1,000 The scholarship program is available to undergraduate, graduate, and law school students as well as incoming college freshmen at an accredited institution in the United States. The candidate must be in good academic standing with at least a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is December 31, 2020.
Dura-Pack Packaging Sustainability Initiative Award
Dura-Pack Packaging Sustainability are seeking to reward essay applicants $3,000 in scholarship funds. The scholarship is open to students that are either entering or are already enrolled in an accredited college or university. There will be three contest submission dates. To be eligible for the 2020 Dura-Pack Academic Scholarship, submit your essay by one of the submission dates below:
• Round 1 Application Deadline: April 1st - Award Date: May 1st
• Round 2 Application Deadline: August 1st - Award Date: September 1st
• Round 3 Application Deadline: December 1st - Award Date: January 1st
Elegant Touch Catering Scholarship
Elegant Touch Catering offers the Elegant Touch Catering Scholarship for excellence in academics. This scholarship awards $1,000 to one student that demonstrates passion for their education and financial future. All submissions must be received on or before December 31, 2020.
Elevate Your Education Scholarship
BreoBox is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one student who demonstrate excellent leadership skills and commitment to their community. The application deadline is March 1, 2021 and the scholarship will be awarded on November 9, 2021.
Emery Reddy Legal Studies Scholarship
Emery Reddy, PLLC is proud to announce a $2,500 scholarship to students with an interest in pursuing careers in the legal field. The successful candidate must be enrolled in an accredited university or college and can demonstrate their dedication to the study of law in 500 words or less. The deadline to apply is November 30, annually.
FindDataLab Research Grant
FindDataLab is offering a $1,000 research grant to help students collect data for their thesis, dissertation, study, or an academic paper. A winner is selected each month. All applications received within a calendar month will be processed no later than 10th day of the following month.
Foundation for Financial Service Professionals
Paul S. Mills Scholarship is available to students pursuing an undergraduate education in a financial service related field. This may include finance, accounting, insurance or risk management, actuarial sciences and related fields of business.
Future Lawyer Scholarship
McGilberry & Shirer is excited to announce its First Annual Future Lawyer Scholarship Award in the amount of $1,000 to a deserving student who authors the winning submission in their essay contest. To be eligible for our scholarship contest you must be enrolled in either high school or college in the United States and a legal US resident. Students with full academic scholarships are not eligible to enter this contest. The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2020.
HomeClean Brighter Future Scholarship
HomeClean the leading Maid Service, Home cleaning, and Commercial Cleaning Service solution is offering a scholarship open to all dynamic, passionate, and visionary students in high school, college, university, or trade school. The deadline for the submission is September 15, 2020 and the winner will be announced on October 15, 2020.
Get Best Sewing Machine Scholarship
Get Best Sewing Machine has launched a scholarship program is open to all students, from part-time to post-graduate. The Get Best Sewing Machine Scholarship for Excellence in Academics awards $1,000 to one student that demonstrates passion for their education and financial future. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2020.
Glotzer & Leib Personal Injury Scholarship
Glotzer & Leib Personal Injury is offering a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 twice a year. The scholarships deadline for each applicant to apply will be September 15 and January 15 of each year.
Hashtag Nursing Scholarship
Every year #Nursing is offering up to three $1,200 scholarships to students attending universities, colleges, and other academic and non-academic institutions across the U.S. on their way to becoming nurses, of any kind. To apply for Hashtag Nursing Scholarship, submissions should be sent to email@example.com by December 31, 2020.
HomeClean Miami Future Leaders Scholarship
HomeClean is offering a $2000 scholarship grant to all dynamic, passionate, and visionary students in high school, college, university, or trade school. Open for USA and International Students. The deadline for the submission is December 15, 2020, and the winner will be announced on January 15, 2021.
InfoTracer cares about the community involvement and is offering eligible students the opportunity to win $1,000 in scholarship money for college for the 2020-2021 school year. To qualify for this educational grant, you must be a high school graduate pursuing a full-time college or university placement or already enrolled in college full time. Winners will be selected on December 31, 2020.
The IvyPanda team has launched its $1,500 annual video contest scholarship for current high school, college, or university students from any country. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The runner-up prize is $500. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2020.
Joanne Norris Scholarship
The scholarship team working for AutoAccident.com: Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer located in Sacramento, CA is offering a one-time award of $1,000 to students. The scholarship application deadline is Dec 31, 2020. The awarded student will be contacted by us in January 2021.
MagView is proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree. The awarded student will receive $1,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree. U.S. citizen accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States are eligible to apply. The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to your college or university, or a college transcript. Applications must be submitted via the web form by November 30, 2020.
MattressHelp.org offers a $1,000 Sleep Health Scholarship to spread awareness about sleep as a public health issue and help students cut down the rising costs of higher education. Scholarship applications close September 25 every year.
Mega Car Removal Sydney Scholarship
Mega Car Removal announces their very first scholarship “Mega Car Removal Scholarship” to assist students to achieve their highest educational goals. The $1,500 yearly scholarship will be awarded to one (1) student for their education expenses and is nonrenewable. The Scholarship is tuition-only and will be sent to the financial office. The deadline to apply is December 15th, 2020.
Mental Health Education Annual Scholarship
Seasons in Malibu, a mental health treatment center, specializing in the treatment of mental health disorders is seeking to award $1,500 in scholarships to students enrolled in studies dealing with the subject of mental health. Applicants must be currently enrolled in either High School, University or College as a full-time student (2019-2020 school year). There will be 2 contest submission dates. To be eligible for the contest submit your essay by one of the submission dates below:
• Round 1: December 19 -May 31, 2020. Winners Announced July 1, 2020.
• Round 2: July 1 – November 31, 2020. Winners Announced December 31, 2020.
Mesothelioma.com is proud to award $4,000 to one student whose life has been impacted by cancer. Students must be in academic “good standing” and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible. Application deadline is March 31, 2021, for the 2021 academic year.
Mixed Martial Arts Scholarship
MiddleEasy.com is offering an eligible student the opportunity to win a $900 scholarship in an effort to assist with the costs of continued education. Any high school senior or college/university student is eligible to participate. The deadline of November 15, 2020 must be adhered to and there are no exceptions.
Nancy Larson Foundation
The Nancy Larson Foundation sponsors scholarships for college students studying to become elementary school teachers.
Ohio School Counselor Association
OSCA supports the future of the school counseling profession in Ohio and has committed to help quality school counseling graduate students fulfill their educational goals by offering two (2) $1,000 OSCA Graduate Student Scholarships each year. Deadline for all grants, awards and graduate scholarships is April 30.
Ohio Department of Higher Education
State Grants and Scholarships
Many types of grants and scholarships are available and awarded based on a number of factors including: areas of study (such as teaching, science, engineering, technology, math and medicine), academic merit, financial need, military status and more.
Choose Ohio First
Choose Ohio First awards competitive scholarship funding to Ohio’s colleges and universities to support undergraduate and qualifying graduate students in innovative academic programs.
Ohio College Opportunity Grant
The Ohio Department of Higher Education administers the Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG) program, which provides grant money to Ohio residents who demonstrate the highest levels of financial need (as determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that should be completed) who are enrolled at Ohio public colleges or universities, Ohio private, non-profit colleges or universities, and Ohio private, for-profit institutions.
Ohio Space Grant Consortium
Scholarship opportunities to full-time undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students in the College of Education at an OSGC participating college or university listed on the site. To be considered for a scholarship, students must be citizens of the United States pursuing certification and licensure in a science- or mathematics-related teaching discipline at one of the following certification grade levels listed on the site. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
Organization for Autism Research (OAR)
The OAR scholarship program provides $3,000 scholarships to students across the autism spectrum. We are pleased to invite applications from persons with an autism diagnosis (DSM-IV or later criteria) pursuing full-time, post-secondary, undergraduate education or vocational-technical training.
Penguin CBD Scholarship
Penguin CBD awards the Penguin CBD Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to 3 students. This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional program in the United States. This includes accredited community college students as well as high school seniors and students who possess a GED who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited program. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2020.
Phi Upsilon Omicron
Phi Upsilon Omicron, national honor society in family and consumer sciences, offers several scholarships, fellowships and awards to Phi Upsilon Omicron Members enrolled in family and consumer sciences or a related area. Selection will be based on the applicant’s scholastic record; participation in Phi U and other collegiate activities; a statement of professional aims and goals; professional services; and recommendations. The application deadline is February 1.
Pickup World Scholarship
Pickup World proudly provides the Pickup World Scholarship for Excellence in Academics. This scholarship awards $1,000 to a student that demonstrates passion for their education and financial future. All submissions must be received by December 15, 2020.
PlayyOn.com, a provider of online tools to organize and run sport and recreation activities, is offering a $2,000 Annual Scholarship in support of participants of high school and college sports and extra-curricular activities. Applicants must be currently enrolled in either High School, University or College as a full-time student. There will be 2 contest submission dates. To be eligible for the contest submit your video by one of the submission dates below:
• Round 1: December 15, 2019 - May 31, 2020. Winner announced June 30, 2020
• Round 2: Accepting entries July 1, 2020 – November 30, 2020. Winners Announced December 31, 2020.
Pro Stock Hockey
Pro Stock Hockey offers a $1,000 scholarship to undergraduates or graduates attending an accredited college or university and play for the school’s hockey team.
The ResumeGo Scholarship Program awards scholarships to qualified high school seniors and college students in the communities where the members of its management team grew up.
Scholarships are one of the best ways to reduce these growing costs and scholarship search platforms exist to help students find the most relevant ones. Reviews.com created a guide to review the best scholarship search platforms and instruct students on how to use them effectively to find as many opportunities as possible.
RevPart provides a $1,000 scholarship to a student demonstrating excellent promise in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Schiffmann Law awards a semi-annual academic scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to any student currently enrolled in a college, university, or graduate program in both the USA and Canada. The deadline for each applicant to apply will be September 15 and January 15 of each year.
Balanced Man Scholarship – Scholarships to incoming freshmen male students who embody the principles of the Balanced Man. Sigma Phi Epsilon aims to recognize and reward men who strive to achieve balance and all-around excellence.
SentryOne $5,000 Student Scholarship
SentryOne is offering a scholarship for the Spring 2021 semester to the database professionals of tomorrow. Applicants must be enrolled, or are due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the Spring 2021 semester for which they are applying to receive the scholarship. Domestic, international, online, and undocumented students are welcome to apply. Applicants must submit their entry before the deadline on November 15, 2020 for the Spring 2021 semester.
Seattle Yachts Yearly Scholarship
On a yearly basis, Seattle Yachts will give a $1,500 scholarship to one student chosen by a panel of employees based on their application and merits. To apply, you MUST be a student at a college or university and there must be a letter of recommendation from a professor or faculty member of your school. Full list of criteria is below. This scholarship is not limited to any one university. All applications must be submitted by 12/31/2020 by 5:00pm Eastern. The winning applicant will be chosen based on their GPA, community service, recommendation letter, and finally at the discretion of the panel.
SI Yachts Scholarship Program
SI Yachts is proud to offer a yearly scholarship fund for deserving university students. Each year, SI Yachts will give a $2,000 scholarship to one student who displays the work ethic and professionalism that they want to encourage. To apply, you MUST be a student at a college or university and there must be a letter of recommendation from a professor or faculty member of your school. All applications must be submitted by 12/31/2020. One applicant will be chosen by a panel from SIYachts.com based on a variety of factors including GPA, community service, recommendation letter, and discretion of the panel.
Softline Brand Partners
Softline Brand Partners is committed to helping the next generation of manufacturers and brand leaders by offering our Manufacturing Scholarship. It is open to all current and future college, tech school, and adult students pursuing a career in some form of manufacturing, design or related industry. Fashion/Design, Engineering, Supply Chain, Business and other manufacturing related majors are eligible to apply.
Tattoo Inksider Creative Scholarship
Tattoo Inksider is excited to announce a new scholarship program to support the education of students who value art and creativity. The goal of this scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to two creative college students in the amount of $500 each. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2020. The winners will be announced on January 20, 2021.
Teaching Scholarships and Grants – There are many scholarships and grants available for educators and those thinking of becoming educators. Numerous scholarships offered in the United States are listed.
The Doctor Sniffs Science Major Scholarship Fund
Doctor Sniffs Bed Bug Dog awards a $500 scholarship to an undergraduate program with a science major, or graduate program with a science major, or any Doctoral program. The winners will be announced the second week of December 2020 and money disbursed by December 31, 2020. Application deadline is November 1, 2020.
The Local Realty Service Scholarship
The Local Realty Service scholarship awards a deserving student a grant of $1,500 towards the cost of books or tuition for the 2021 fall semester. Apply by the deadline of Feb 17, 2021. The winner will be chosen from eligible entries on February 17, 2021 by 4 pm EST.
The May Firm
The May Firm is offering a bi-annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000, which will be provided to a student enrolled at either a Community College or University. The scholarships deadline for each applicant to apply will be September 15 and January 15 of each year. Winners to announced September 20 and January 20 via Facebook.
The Scooter Guide Scholarship
Scooter Guide invites U.S. students from all disciplines, from part-time to post-graduate to participate in a chance to receive The Scooter Guide Scholarship. The scholarship amount is $1,000 and it will be awarded to one student for their education expenses. The Scholarship is tuition-only and will be sent to the financial office. The scholarship is not renewable. Apply by December 15, 2020.
United Yacht Sales Scholarship
Each year, United Yacht Sales will give a $1,500 scholarship to one student chosen by a panel of United Yacht employees based on their application. To apply, you MUST be a student at a college or university and there must be a letter of recommendation from a professor or faculty member of your school. Full list of criteria is below. This scholarship is not limited to any one university. All applications must be submitted by 12/31/20 by 5:00pm Eastern. The winning applicant will be chosen based on their GPA, community service, recommendation letter, and finally at the discretion of the panel.
Zilculator is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one student to support their education. Full-time students currently accepted to or enrolled at an American two- or four-year college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 are eligible to apply. All majors welcome. The deadline is December 31 of each calendar year (recurring scholarship).
Zinda Law Group
Zinda Law Group is offering one $1,000 scholarship to a student pursuing or planning to pursue higher education. This scholarship is open to high school and college students. Applicants should be interested in pursuing an associates or bachelor’s degree within political science, government service, or a related field. Applicants should also want to help consumers, families, the public, or underserved communities.
ZipRecruiter offers a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college or university student with the most creative entry in its quarterly scholarship promotion.