Scholarships of county 'Fairfield' within Ohio
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Eva G. Eyman Scholarship
Eva Eyman was a teacher who received her degree in mid-life. She was an astute investor who regularly worked long hours and was frugal in her lifestyle. Preference is given to students whose families indicate financial need.Applicants must be a resident of Fairfield County and be planning to attend an Ohio University campus for undergraduate studies. Scholarship awards for post-graduate study outside the state of Ohio will be considered. Recipient must maintain an overall GPA of 2.7 or higher and a GPA of 3.2 in designated major area.
Jerry Floyd Memorial Scholarship
Bess H. Floyd, wishing to perpetuate the memory of her son, Jerry Floyd, established scholarships for the recognition and furtherance of excellence in architecture, landscape design and interior design. Must be a resident of Fairfield County. One letter of recommendation must be from a professional practitioner in your area of interest.
Dr. Phil Floyd Dentistry Scholarship
In 1991 Bess H. Floyd established a scholarship in honor of her husband, Dr. Phil Floyd, to provide for the recognition and furtherance of excellence in the fields of dentistry, including dental hygiene. One letter of recommendation must be from a professional practitioner in your area of interest. Must be a resident of Fairfield County.
Clarence and Edna Steenrod Scholarship
Dr. Clarence Steenrod’s widow established this fund to recognize the work of her husband who was a distinguished and long-time optometrist in Lancaster. Applicants should have already completed an undergraduate degree and should be starting Optometry school. Must be resident of Fairfield County.
James & Viola Wayland Acconting & Computer Science Scholarship
Funds bequeathed by the late James and Viola Wayland have created an endowment for scholarships in accounting or computer science. James Wayland was a CPA who regularly worked 12-hour days and was very frugal in his lifestyle. He and his wife Viola were greatly influenced by having lived through the Great Depression of the 1930’s. Recipient must maintain an overall GPA of 2.7 or higher and a GPA of 3.2 in designated major area of accounting or computer science. Must be resident of Fairfield County.
James & Viola Wayland Students Choice Scholarship
Funds bequeathed by the late James & Viola Wayland have created an endowment for scholarships in a field of study that the student may choose. James Wayland was a CPA who regularly worked 12-hour days and was very frugal in his lifestyle. He and his wife Viola were greatly influenced by having lived through the Great Depression of the 1930’s. Recipient must maintain an overall GPA of 2.7 or higher and a GPA of 3.2 in designated major area. Must be resident of Fairfield County.
Robert E. and Marion A. Carr Scholarship
Mr. & Mrs. Carr established this scholarship in 2003 for students pursuing a degree in the study of Nursing and/or Teaching/Education. The recipients must be a resident of Fairfield County. This award may be for a four or two year accredited college. Scholarship may be awarded up to four consecutive years; however, recipient must reapply each year.
Charles C. and Barbara Claypool Scholarship
Established in 1997 to provide a scholarship fund that will make a lasting and significant contribution to certain students seeking educational opportunities in technical fields and especially engineering. Preference shall be given to children of Claypool Electric, Inc. employees and to students who plan on attending Ohio Northern University. Students must reside in Fairfield County (except for children of employees). Make sure to note which parent isemployed by Claypool Electric, Inc.
J. Jay Hampson Memorial Scholarship
Ohio Northern University - Mr. Hampson, a local attorney, bequeathed funds along with contributions from family and friends to establish a scholarship fund at his alma mater. This scholarship is to assist qualified students from Fairfield County. This scholarship is awarded through Ohio Northern University. Please contact the University.
Keith Kumler Vocational Scholarship
Family and friends established this scholarship in memory of Keith Kumler for students who will be attending an accredited vocational or technical school for study in the automotive field. Must be resident of Fairfield County.
Officer Brett Markwood Scholarship
This Scholarship was formed by Officer Brett Markwood’s family and friends after Officer Markwood was shot in the line of duty. This scholarship is for Fairfield County students to attend a police academy, a technical school for law enforcement training or a four year college in a law enforcement related field.
Dr. Martha Gesling Weber Scholarship
Family, friends and former students established this memorial scholarship to recognize the accomplishments of Dr. Weber in the field of Education with emphasis on Reading Education. Special consideration will be given to students attending Bowling Green State University, but the scholarship may be used at any State University. Considerable weight will be given to the candidate’s course schedule and involvement in the elementary or secondary schools while requiring a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must be resident of Fairfield County.
The Grant Munro Scholarship Trust
Giving primarily in Fairfield County, OH.
The J. Colin Campbell Scholarship Fund
Scholarship awards to residents of Fairfield County, Ohio, who qualify on the basis of financial need. Application form required. Please contact the foundation through letter for more information.