The Ohio State University at Newark


Newark Scholarships

Incoming Freshmen are considered for Newark Campus merit scholarships based on their application for admission and their high school transcript. Priority is given to those who apply for admission by March 1st. Because of the generosity of our many donors, Ohio State Newark is proud to offer more than 50 special-eligibility scholarships with a variety of criteria. To apply for these scholarships, new and continuing students should file the 2017-2018 FAFSA and the Special Scholarships Application by the priority date of February 1. In addition, the scholarships listed below require students to complete a separate application. The due date for these applications is March 1.


The Ohio State University at Newark Appalachian Scholarship

The Ohio State University at Newark Appalachian Scholarship offers need-based awards to students from the following Appalachian counties: Coshocton, Guernsey, Knox, Muskingum, Perry and Tuscarawas. Eligibility is determined on the basis of financial need as established by federal guidelines, and on academic success and volunteerism. Students must be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours at The Ohio State University at Newark. Need is determined by filing the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.


Harry Binkovitz and Lachie Kline Scholarship

The Office of Student Financial Aid is currently accepting essays from students at The Ohio State University at Newark for the Harry Binkovitz and Lachie Kline Scholarship. The only criteria is for students to submit a typed essay about the Holocaust and plan to attend at least half-time (6 credit hours or more) each semester at the Newark Campus for the 2017-2018 academic year. The essay must include a bibliography. The winning essay writer will be selected early spring.


The Englefield Family Scholarship

The Englefield Family Scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from The Englefield Family Foundation. This scholarship is available to students of either Central Ohio Technical College or The Ohio State University at Newark with preference given to employees of Englefield Oil Company who have been employed by the company for at least one year, and the children of said employees. In the event there are no eligible applicants from Englefield Oil Company, the scholarship will be offered to a student(s) attending either institution. In the event of multiple qualified applicants, preference may be given to the applicant demonstrating the most financial need. Need is determined by filing the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.


The Ohio State University at Newark Faculty and Staff Scholarship

With gifts from the faculty and staff of The Ohio State University at Newark, the annual distribution of this fund provides Ohio State Newark scholarships for partners, children and grandchildren of The Ohio State University at Newark permanent tenured or tenure-eligible faculty, and cost-shared and non-cost-shared staff. If no applicants meet the above criteria, the scholarship may be awarded based on merit and financial need. Scholarship recipients shall be selected by the Dean/Director of the Newark Campus in consultation with the Director of Financial Aid. All applicants must have a 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file.


The KBW Scholarship

The KBW Scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund through a combined $2 million gift from Ariel Corporation and Ariel Foundation as part of the Next Generation Challenge Scholarship Campaign. This scholarship is awarded to Knox County residents attending Central Ohio Technical College and/or The Ohio State University at Newark. Applicants must have demonstrated academic success and financial need. Need is determined by filing the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.


The William Allen Kilpatrick Scholarship

The Office of Student Financial Aid is currently accepting essays from students at The Ohio State University at Newark for the William Allen Kilpatrick Outstanding Student Award. This award is a non-renewable scholarship presented to an outstanding sophomore student (defined as 30-59 completed credit hours at the end of spring 2017) enrolled at the Newark Campus. Interested students must complete the application form and submit a typed essay addressing the question: “What does leadership mean to me and why is it important?”


The Licking County Senior Levy Scholarship

Established by the Licking County Board of Commissioners, this scholarship provides support for senior citizen instructional services through The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College. This scholarship is limited to Licking County residents, sixty (60) years of age or older.


The Licking Memorial Health Systems Scholarship

The Licking Memorial Health Systems Scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from Licking Memorial Health Systems (LMHS). This scholarship is awarded to students from Central Ohio Technical College and/or The Ohio State University at Newark, with preference given to employees of LMHS or an immediate family member (spouse or child) continuing their education. In the event there are no eligible applicants from LMHS, the scholarship will be offered to a student(s) attending either institution pursuing a degree in a health related field. In the event of multiple qualified applicants, preference may be given to the applicant demonstrating the most financial need. Need is determined using the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which can be filed electronically at www.fafsa.gov. This is a onetime scholarship. Prior recipients are not eligible to re-apply.


The William S. Moore, III Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Sue O. Moore in memory of her husband, Bill, whose exceptional dedication to community service was a true gift to the residents of Licking County and beyond. This scholarship is awarded to a student(s) from Central Ohio Technical College or The Ohio State University at Newark. Applicants must be a Newark resident for at least one year with demonstrated academic success and possess an outlook for community service and a demonstrated desire to give back to help others in his/her community.


The Dr. Paul E. Panek Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of the late Dr. Paul E. Panek, former Dean and Professor of Psychology at The Ohio State University at Newark. It is awarded to an undergraduate student(s) ranked as a junior or senior (60+ hours) who is majoring in psychology at The Ohio State University at Newark and has completed psychological research resulting in publication or a poster presentation. The due date for this scholarship is April 1, 2017.


The Park National Bank and Associates’ Next Generation Challenge Scholarship

The Park National Bank and Associates’ Next Generation Challenge Scholarship was established with gifts from Park National Bank and its associates to honor William T. and Jane Cook McConnell. This scholarship will be awarded to The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College students.


The Judy Ratliff Stansbury Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Judy Ratliff Stansbury to benefit Central Ohio Technical College students who are graduating or have graduated in the Human Services Program and are currently accepted and/or enrolled at The Ohio State University in the College of Social Work in either a BSSW or a MSW program. Interested students shall be graduates of COTC in the Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) in Human Services and currently enrolled or plan to enroll in the BSSW or MSW program at any campus of The Ohio State University in the 2017-2018 academic year.


The Karen L. Schuman Memorial Scholarship

The Karen L. Schuman Memorial Scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from H. David Schuman. This scholarship is to be awarded to students from Central Ohio Technical College and/or The Ohio State University at Newark. Applicants must be a Licking County resident and a child of a full-time Park National Bank or Affiliate Bank employee who has been employed with the bank for a minimum of 5 years. In addition, applicants must demonstrate academic success and financial need. Need is determined by filing the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).