What is it? The Ohio War Orphans Scholarship Program awards tuition assistance to the children of deceased or severely disabled Ohio veterans who served in the armed forces during a period of declared war or conflict.
Who is eligible? To receive War Orphans Scholarship benefits, a student must be enrolled for full-time undergraduate study and pursuing an associate or bachelor’s degree at an eligible Ohio college or university. Ohio residency is required. Applicants must be under the age of 25.
How much aid is available? Scholarship benefits cover a portion of instructional and general fee charges at two and four-year public institutions and a portion of these charges at eligible private colleges and universities.
How do I apply? Application is made to the Ohio Board of Regents/State Grants and Scholarships Department.
Where do I get an application? Check website for a copy of the application. Applications are also available from the Ohio Board of Regents/State Grants and Scholarships Department, high school guidance offices, veterans service offices, and college Financial Aid Offices.
Is there a deadline? The application deadline is July 1 of each year.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,
Num Awards: Multiple
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: Varies
Ohio Board of Regents
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-752-9528 / 614-466-6000