The Ohio State University at Newark


Newark Scholarships

At The Ohio State University at Newark we have a tradition of awarding scholarships that recognize student accomplishments. Below is a list of scholarships available on the Newark Campus. Most scholarships do not require students to do anything other than be admitted and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every year at fafsa.gov. Those that require a separate application will be noted. Applications are typically available In January each year with a due date of early March.

Incoming Freshmen

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 are admitted by March 1st.

Returning Students

Returning students are considered for Newark Campus merit scholarships based on their current cumulative GPA and hours completed. In addition, Ohio State offers hundreds of special-eligibility scholarships awarded by the Columbus Campus. Submit the Special Scholarships Application by the priority date of February 1 to be considered for these scholarships.


While most Newark Campus scholarships do not require an application, those that do are listed below.

The Stuart N. and Marcia Graves Parsons Scholarship

The Stuart N. and Marcia Graves Parsons Scholarship was established with gifts from Stuart N. and Marcia Parsons. This scholarship will be awarded to The Ohio State University at Newark students who are children of a full-time Park National Bank employee who has been employed with the bank for a minimum of 5 years and reside in Licking County.Applicants must have demonstrated academic success and financial need as determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The Stuart N. and Marcia Graves Parsons Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


The Paul B. and Mable D. Jones Study Abroad Scholarship

The Paul B. and Mable D. Jones Endowed Fund for Study Abroad provides assistance with tuition, travel costs, and fees for students enrolled at The Ohio State University at Newark who participate in education abroad coursework, with preference given to candidates who demonstrate financial need. Need is determined by filing the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. Award amounts will be based upon the education abroad program fee costs and student need. Recipients will be expected to attend a post-trip reflection session with campus education abroad faculty and staff in order to prepare a thank-you project for the donor, Ms. Beverly Markus.

The Paul B. and Mable D. Jones Study Abroad Scholarship
Deadline:
March 1, 2019 for summer and fall 2019 courses
February 1, 2020 for spring 2020 courses
Application


The William S. Moore, III Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students from Licking County who have demonstrated academic success, an outlook for community service and a desire to give back to help other in his/her community. Residency in Licking County must be for at least one year.

The William S. Moore, III Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


The William Allan Kilpatrick Outstanding Student Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding sophomore student (defined as 30 – 59 completed credit hours at the end of spring semester) enrolled at the Newark Campus. Interested students must complete the scholarship application and submit a typed essay addressing the question: “What does leadership mean to me and why is it important?”

The William Allan Kilpatrick Outstanding Student Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


The Park National Bank and Associates’ Next Generation Challenge Scholarship honoring William T. and Jane Cook McConnell

This scholarship is awarded to students with demonstrated academic success and financial need. Interested students must reside in one of the 28 counties where Park National Bank and its affiliates are located.

The Park National Bank and Associates’ Next Generation Challenge Scholarship honoring William T. and Jane Cook McConnell
Deadline: March 1, 2019

Application


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.

The Ohio State University at Newark Faculty and Staff Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


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, Muskingum, Perry and Tuscarawas . Eligibility is determined on the basis of financial need as established by federal guidelines, and on academic success and volunteerism.

The Ohio State University at Newark Appalachian Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


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. This is a onetime scholarship. Prior recipients are not eligible to re-apply.

The Licking Memorial Health Systems Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


The Licking County Senior Levy Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Licking County residents 60 years of age or older who are degree or certificate seeking. Applications will be accepted until funds are exhausted.

The Licking County Senior Levy Scholarship
Deadline: Recipients will be selected in early February. However, awards will continue until funds are exhausted.
Application


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.

The KBW Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


The Karen L. Schuman Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student from Licking County with demonstrated academic success and financial need. Applicants must be a child of a full-time Park National Bank employee who has been employed with the bank for a minimum of five years.

The Karen L. Schuman Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


The Judy Ratliff Stansbury Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to 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 planning to enroll in the BSSW or MSW program at any campus of The Ohio State University.

The Judy Ratliff Stansbury Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


The Harry Binkovitz and Lachie Kline Award

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.

The Harry Binkovitz and Lachie Kline Award
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


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.

The Englefield Family Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


The Dr. Paul E. Panek Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student ranked as a junior or senior majoring in psychology. The recipient must have completed psychological research resulting in publication or a poster presentation.

The Dr. Paul E. Panek Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Application


The Alethea E. Sleight Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year student from Licking County with demonstrated active leadership and involvement in their school and community, academic success and financial need. Preference is given to Newark residents.

The Alethea E. Sleight Scholarship (NCDF)
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application


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 Robert O'Neill and Alexa Robinson-O'Neill Family Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019

Application


The American Legion Post #65 Scholarship

The American Legion Post #65 Endowed Scholarships was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development 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 American Legion Post #65 Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application