Scholarship Directory

Overview

Thanks to the generosity of our many donors, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) offers more than 80 different scholarships totaling over $1.3 million each year! Below is a list of scholarships available to COTC students. 

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. Those that require a separate application are noted. 

Applications are typically available in January each year with a due date of  March 15, except where noted.

Post

Scholarship Application Required

American Legion Post #65 Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from the American Legion Post #65.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in the medical field.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in the city of Coshocton or in Coshocton County.
  • Military/Veteran: First preference is given to a veteran or immediate family member (wife or child of the veteran). Additional preference will be given to a grandchild, niece, or nephew of the veteran.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

Calvin E. Roebuck Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from his wife, Lydia Roebuck, and other memorial gifts honoring Mr. Roebuck’s lifetime service.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in business or accounting.
  • Student must demonstrate high moral character, leadership and a sense of perseverance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

COTC Board of Trustees Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes continuing students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Community Service: Students must demonstrate a commitment to community service.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

Douglas and Beverly Donaldson Scholarship

This scholarship was established with gifts from Douglas and Beverly Donaldson to provide scholarships to students majoring in a healthcare field.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in a healthcare field.
  • Preference is given to employees of the Inns Management Company.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

Englefield Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from The Englefield Family Foundation.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Preference given to employees of Englefield, Inc. and their children.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority (Port Authority) STEM scholarship

The Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority (Port Authority) STEM scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from the Port Authority to provide scholarships to students attending Central Ohio Technical College and/or The Ohio State University at Newark.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?

Priority will be given in the following order and will cover tuition only:

  1. Employees of businesses located on the Central Ohio Aerospace Center Campus (the “COATC”)
    1. Not restricted to Licking County Residents
  2. Related Individuals (spouses, children, stepchildren, and individuals for whom an employee has guardianship) of employees on the COATC
    1. Not restricted to Licking County residents
  3. Licking County Residents pursing a degree in a STEM related discipline
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

Iris L. Hicks Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mr. Les Hicks in memory of his wife. Mrs. Iris Hicks was an exemplary and inspirational nurse and teacher that served her students in a variety of ways but her most important impact on them was her daily example of overcoming hardships while pursuing her goals.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

J. Gilbert Reese Next Generation Community Leadership Award

This scholarship was established in 2019 to recognize Mr. Reese’s incredible legacy and visionary leadership and community support and to inspire the next generation of community leaders. The award is presented annually to one COTC student and one Ohio State Newark student in November. Each recipient receives a framed certificate and a $2,000 scholarship is applied to their tuition for the following spring semester

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Leadership and Community Involvement Performance: Recognizes a student with demonstrated leadership on and off campus who exemplifies a spirit of volunteerism and community involvement while involved in student activities, clubs or organizations.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a separate application to be considered for this scholarship.

The scholarship application is available in the fall each year.

Judy Ratliff Stansbury Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Judy Ratliff Stansbury in 2009.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Program: This scholarship is awarded to graduates of the COTC Human Services Technology Associate Degree who have been accepted in the OSU College of Social Work BA or MSW program.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

Karen L. Schuman Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of The Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from H. David Schuman.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live or be from Licking County.
  • A student must be the child of a Park National Bank employee, who has been employed by the bank for a minimum of five years.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

KBW Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund through a combined $2 million gift from the Ariel Corporation and Ariel Foundation as part of the Next Generation Challenge Scholarship Campaign.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Knox County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

Licking County Senior Levy Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund, with a gift from the Licking County Senior Levy.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Age Requirement: Students must be a minimum age of 60.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

Licking Memorial Health Systems Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Preference given to employees of Licking Memorial Health System (LMHS) or their immediate family members (spouse or children. If there are no eligible candidates, scholarships will be broadly offered to students pursuing degrees in health-related fields.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

Mike Johnson McDonald’s Scholarship

Established by Brian and Janine Mortellaro in memory of James Michael “Mike” Johnson, who was employed as the Physical Plant Supervisor at Mortellaro McDonald’s for more than 20 years.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a minimum 2.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in Engineering, Nursing or Law Enforcement.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Guernsey, Holmes, Knox, Licking, Morrow, and Muskingum Counties.
  • Students must participate in extra-curricular activities and/or have work experience.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

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

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from Park National Bank and its associates to honor William T. and Jane Cook McConnell.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: Students must earn a minimum 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Financial Need: A student’s financial need is determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in one of the counties where Park National Bank is located.;
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

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 with gifts from Robert O’Neill and Alexa Robinson-O’Neill.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Age Requirement: Students must be a financially independent adult, age 30 or older, who are attending college to change or further their career.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Preference is given to students who live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

William S. Moore III Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of The Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from Sue O. Moore in memory of her loving husband, Bill.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in the city of Newark for a minimum of 1 year.
  • Students must possess an outlook for community service and a demonstrated desire to give back and help in his/her community.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

The scholarship application is released in January and due in March each year.

Post

Application Not Required

Al Milliken Scholarship

The scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund and the Milliken Family.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance:This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in Business.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and indicate on their COTC application that they are pursuing a certificate and/or degree in Business.

Alexander and Lois J. Rolletta Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Rolletta to support students attending COTC. Mr. Rolletta taught business courses at COTC for 23 years.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in Business.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must indicate on their COTC application that they are pursuing a certificate and/or degree in Business.

Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Central Ohio Technical College Alumni Association to support second-year students.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Currently enrolled students in good academic standing, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

American Electric Power Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from the American Electric Power Foundation.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Ann and Dick Fryman Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of The Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from Ann and Dick Fryman.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Anonymous Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Board of Trustees of The Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from an anonymous donor.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Barnes & Noble Scholarship

The scholarship was established by the Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Beverly Anderson Michalek Scholarship

This scholarship was established by David Anderson to honor his mother for all the things she taught him growing up. He attributes his passion for the community, the love for his family and the pride he takes in his work to his parents.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must have lived in Licking County for at least one year.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) .

CFI Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Board of Trustees of The Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from an anonymous donor.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing an associate degree (in any program except Criminal Justice).
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must indicate on their COTC application that they are pursuing an associate degree (in any program except Criminal Justice).

Christine and John L Warner Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Clarence W. and Grace Marie Feil Scholarship

Established by Clarence and Grace Marie Feil.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a minimum high school or college GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in Engineering, Information Technology (IT), or Digital Media Design (DMD), with first preference being given to Engineering majors.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and indicate on their COTC application that they are pursuing a degree in Engineering, Information Technology (IT), or Digital Media Design (DMD) to be considered for this scholarship.

College Credit Plus (CCP) Scholarship

This scholarship was established by COTC as an opportunity for College Credit Plus (CCP) students to continue taking classes at COTC after high school graduation. Students can be awarded $1,500 for two semesters each academic year for a total annual award of $3,000. The scholarship is renewed until completion of their first associate degree (must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and meet SAP).

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance as a CCP student
    • High school graduation year 2024: minimum 2.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and a minimum of 3 credit hours of CCP completed with COTC
    • High school graduation year 2025 and later: minimum 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and a minimum of 12 credit hours of CCP completed with COTC
  • Must enroll in autumn or spring semester immediately following their high school graduation
  • Must enroll minimum of 6 hours each term
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing as a CCP student, who (re)apply to COTC and file the FAFSA, are automatically considered for this scholarship to continue attending COTC after high school graduation.

Community Bank Business and Finance Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Community Bank to assist students from Licking and Coshocton Counties.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a minimum 2.75 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in Business Management or Accounting Technology.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in either Licking or Coshocton County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Coshocton Foundation Jones Metal Products Company Adult Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Coshocton Foundation Board of Directors, Ms. Marion Sutton and the Jones Metal Products Company.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Age Requirement: Students must be a minimum age of 21.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Coshocton County and attend the COTC Coshocton campus.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students who meet the requirements and are a minimum age of 21 according to their COTC application will automatically be considered for this scholarship.

COTC Diversity Scholarship

The scholarship was established by the Central Ohio Technical College Board of Trustees through generous donations from the friends of Eleanor Jackson, who was a well-known African American caterer in Licking County for decades.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing one of COTC’s health science or law enforcement programs (and indicate so on their application) with demonstrated financial need. Preference for this scholarship is given to students who have experience working or living in a diverse environment.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

COTC Presidential Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees with generous donations from the friends and colleagues of COTC President Dr. Bonnie Coe in honor of her retirement.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Darrell S. Jones Scholarship

Established through a bequest from Mr. Jones’ Will, and administered by the Governing Committee of the Licking County Foundation.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Drexel A. and Josie Montanaro Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund and the Montanero Family.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County for at least 5 years or have attended a Licking County High School.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Dupler Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Dupler Brothers and is given to a student who graduated from a Licking County High School who is enrolled in Law Enforcement.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in Law Enforcement.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing who meet the above criteria are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Edgar and Phyllis McCauley Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from Edgar W. and Phyllis L. McCauley.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Elizabeth O’Neill Scholarship

Awarded to continuing students Renewable for second year if maintain min. 3.0 GPA

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in the Nursing Program. Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Full-Time Requirement: Students must be enrolled full-time (12-18 credit hours) to be considered for this scholarship.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Elliot and Marjorie Davidoff Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from Dr. and Mrs. Elliott Davidoff.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from the Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Erin S. Kennedy Newark Rotary Club Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund and the Newark Rotarians.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must be Newark-based high school graduates or home schooled Newark residents.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a COTC application.

Evans Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Evans Family.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Full-Time Requirement: Students must be enrolled full-time (12-18 credit hours) to be considered for this scholarship.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Everett D. Reese Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund and the Reese Family.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

First-Knox National Bank Scholarship Honoring Gordy Yance

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from employees of First-Knox Bank and other Knox County Community members to honor the visionary leadership and extraordinary service of Gordon E. Yance.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Knox County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Frances L. Ulmer Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Ulmer family.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in Nursing.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and be enrolled in the nursing program to be considered for this scholarship.

George E. King Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund and the King Family.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Granville Rotary Club Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Granville Rotary Club.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must be a graduate of Granville High School or be a Granville resident who was homeschooled.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Hankinson Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of The Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from Ed and Betty Hankinson.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: First preference given to students who live in Northridge school district. Second preference given to students who live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a COTC application.

Heritage Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Newark Campus Development fund.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Holly and Park Shai Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of Central Ohio Technical College, through the generosity of Holly and Park Shai.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

J. Gilbert & Louella Reese Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from J. Gilbert and Louella H. Reese.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must be a resident of Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

J. Gilbert Reese Scholarship Fund for Single Parents

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with memorial gifts from the community.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who are single parents who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?
  • Students who are single parents in good academic standing, who apply to COTC and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), are considered for this scholarship.

James W. Pyle Scholarship

Established by Reese, Pyle, Meyer, PLL, to honor the memory of longtime partner, James W. Pyle.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Jane Cook McConnell Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Newark Campus Development fund.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Jerry and Mary Stenner Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of The Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from Jerry and Mary Stenner.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Coshocton County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Jill H. and Paul D. Griesse Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from Jill H. and Paul Griesse.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must graduate from Granville High School.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

John and Mary Alford Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Alford family.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Preference given to Licking County residents.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

John F. and Mary J. Hinderer Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Newark Campus Development fund with gifts from John F. and Mary J. Hinderer.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

John J. O’Neill Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2011 by the Board of Trustees of The Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from John J. O’Neill.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

John W. Alford Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Newark Campus Development fund and the Alford Family.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Preference given to students live in Licking County.
  • Preference given to single mothers/parents.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Joseph and Nelda Bernat Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Kent Bernat to honor his parents and challenge students to do their best in college. Mr. Bernat served on the COTC Board of Trustees and was very involved in many Newark charitable organizations.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance
  • Academic Program or Major: Students must indicate on their COTC application that they are pursuing a certificate and/or degree in Engineering.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Preference given to students who live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Joseph J. Bernat Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

LaVerne A. Messimer Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. Woolard.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in the accounting or business.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Lawrence R. and Nancy R. Vail Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees through the generosity of Larry and Nancy Vail.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Knox County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

LeFevre Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from The LeFevre Foundation.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must graduate from a high school in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.

Legends of Loyalty

This scholarship was established by the president of COTC to recognize a faculty, staff, or community member who has impacted the trajectory of the college through selfless service and unwavering support. Legends of Loyalty recipients are recognized by a scholarship awarded to a COTC student in their honor.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Magdaline Rieser Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of Central Ohio Technical College with gifts from Magdaline Rieser.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in Nursing.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and be nursing students to be considered for this scholarship.

Marilyn C. Tritt Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dr. Donald G. Tritt.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in a healthcare field.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA to be considered for this scholarship.

Mary Miller Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Miller Family.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Melissa Warner Bow Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of The Newark Campus Development Fund.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Montgomery Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Newark Campus Development fund, with gifts from The Montgomery Foundation.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Coshocton County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Next Generation Challenge Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of Central Ohio Technical College.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Next Generation Challenge COTC Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Next Generation Challenge Cost-Shared Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund and is awarded to a student enrolled at COTC or Ohio State Newark. 

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.

How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Norman K. Drake Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from Mrs. Janette K. Drake in living memory of her husband, Norman.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Reese, Pyle, Drake and Meyer Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of The Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from Reese, Pyle, Drake and Meyer.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Richard T. and Dorothy J. Oberfield Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund and the Oberfield Family.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance – a 3.0 GPA (on a 4/0 scale).
  • Academic Program or Major: First preference given to students pursuing a certificate or degree in the business or finance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must graduate from a high school in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and indicate on their COTC application that they are pursuing a certificate and/or degree in business or finance to be considered for this scholarship.

Robert B. and Joan Robinson

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of Central Ohio Technical College, through generous donations in celebration of Robert B. and Joan Robinson.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must be a resident of Coshocton.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Robert E. Simpson Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifts from Juanita Simpson in memory of her beloved husband.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Knox or Coshocton County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, and live in either Coshocton or Knox County are automatically considered for this scholarship.

State Farm Scholarship honoring Calvin Roebuck

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of The Newark Campus Development Fund, with gifs from State Farm.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Thomas J. Evans Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees of the Newark Campus Development Fund with gifts from The Thomas J. Evans Foundation.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Transcendia Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Board of Trustees with gifts from the Dow Chemical Company which was purchased by Transcendia.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Program or Major: A student must be pursuing a certificate or degree in Engineering or Business.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking, Knox, Coshocton, Muskingum, Perry, Fairfield, Franklin, or Delaware County.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and indicate on their COTC application that they are pursuing a certificate and/or degree in Engineering or Business to be considered for this scholarship.

Walter C. and Iona Kuhn Beroth Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Barbara Beroth Ransopher, the daughter of Walter C. and Iona Kuhn Beroth, who were long time residents of Mount Vernon. This scholarship was created to honor their legacy of community support.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Mount Vernon.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

William C. and Janice M. Myers Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Myers Family.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students in good academic standing, who apply to COTC, are automatically considered for this scholarship.

William T. and Jane C. McConnell Scholarship

Mr. and Mrs. McConnell supported COTC for more than 30 years in various capacities. Mrs. McConnell serves on the Board of Trustees while Mr. McConnell is a founding member of the Newark Campus Development Fund, a funding source for COTC and The Ohio State University at Newark.

What are the requirements to be considered for this scholarship?
  • Academic Performance: This scholarship recognizes students who have a history of good academic performance with a 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Academic Program or Major: Students must have completed 1 year of classes or a minimum of 24 credit hours at COTC as a Human Services major.
  • Financial Need: Financial need is determined by a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Geographic Location and/or High School: Students must live in Licking County for a minimum of 1 year.
  • Preference given to students attending full-time.
How can a student be considered for this scholarship?

Students must meet the requirements and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA to be considered for this scholarship.