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 student should file the 2018-2019 FAFSA and the Special Scholarship Application by the priority date of February 1.
The American Legion Post #65 Scholarship
The American Legion Post #65 Endowed Scholarships was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Develoment Fund with gifts from the American Legion Post #65 to provide scholarships to students attending Central Ohio Technical College and/or The Ohio State University at Newark. Applicants must be a veteran or family member of a veteran. First preference is given to members/immediate family members (spouse or child) from Coshocton City pursuing a medical field. If the first preference criteria is not met, Coshocton County residents who are veterans or family members will be considered. Grandchildren and nieces/nephews from Coshocton City and County are welcome to apply. The due date for this scholarship is April 1, 2018.
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, 2018.
The Robert O'Neill and Alexa Robinson-O'Neill Family Scholarship
This Scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund as part of the Next Generation Challenge Scholarship Campaign. This scholarship is awarded to financially independent adult students, age 30 years or older pursuing a degree after a period of non-attendance to either change or further their current career. Priority will be given to applicants that are Licking County residents. Applicants must submit a short essay explaining their career goals and their reasons for returning to college.The due date for this scholarship is April 1, 2018.