Guidance Department » Scholarships



Updated 5/28/2019

Please make sure that you get your materials ready at least 10-14 days PRIOR to the deadline to make sure they get processed on time!

***Be sure to check for scholarship opportunities with any colleges that you apply and get accepted to attend.

Doris Larkin McAdams Memorial Scholarship-Scholarship applicant requirements include: African American female, graduating senior currently attending a high school in the greater Cincinnati area. Student must be planning to attend a 4 year college or university in the fall 2019 and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  Completion of application including essay

Walsh University-Academic Merit Scholarship-Eligible for students accepted to Walsh University who meet the academic criteria to qualify for a scholarship. Scholarship dollars range from $10,000-16,0000 per year

Walsh University Honors Program Awards-This program offers $20,000 Baxter Honors Scholarships and full tuition Presidential Scholarship. Students who have at least a 3.75 GPA and at least a 25 ACT/1200 SAT score qualify to apply for Walsh’s Honors Program.  These awards are determined after the Honors Competition to be held in February.  Additional Grants and Scholarships-Band and Choir scholarships, Athletic grants, Blouin Global Scholars and Leaders in Social Justice

2018-2019 We the Students Essay Contest-Winners of this year’s contest will receive a total of $20,000 in scholarship funds including a $5,000 award and a scholarship to 2019 Constitutional Academy to the grand prize winner. Essay prompt: What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?” Visit to apply

CCU ESPORTS Scholarships-Cincinnati Christian University Esports has scholarships for 2019 high school graduates to attend CCU on an esports scholarship of up to full tuition. Requirements include high school GPA of 2.0 or higher, minimum score of 16 or higher on ACT.  For more info, visit

Delta Gamma Lambda Scholarship-scholarship developed to recognize and honor outstanding African American students in the Cincinnati area. See Mrs. Havlin for more information as to how to complete the online application.


 Wright State University Scholarships-Scholarships may still be available if you applied to Wright State and were accepted by April 15, 2019. Scholarships include University Academic Scholarship (4500) and the Raider Excellence Scholarship (2500).  These scholarships are based on ACT and GPA scores.  Talk to your Admissions counselor to see if you may qualify!

University of Findlay College of Pharmacy Summer Camp-Taking place June 23-27, 2019, this four day experience on campus will be a unique and fun-filled event. The camp is open to high school students who will become and junior or senior in the fall of 2019.  The camp is held at the University of Findlay.  Students are housed in on campus residence halls and all meals and snacks will be provided through University of Findlay’s dining services. 

High School STEM Scholarship-students will have the opportunity to come to West Point for a 5 day hands on workshop with the overarching goal to increase interest in STEM through inquiry-based projects; develop and reinforce student science, math and problem solving skills. The workshop will be held June 3-7, 2019.  Both workshops can be found at

BBB Center for Ethics Scholarship-create a 30-120 second video on an ethical dilemma that the student has encountered either at school or at their work place. The video outlines not just the dilemma but also how it was resolved.  Deadline June 7, 2019Visit for more details.

Greater Ohio Valley Women in Defense Chapter 2019 STEM Scholarship-To access the online application, please visit

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship-scholarship awarded to African-American females in the Cincinnati area that are currently high school seniors and plan to attend a college or university upon graduation. Recipients of the scholarship will be based on academic excellence, community service involvement, financial need, essay and a short interview.  Applicants must also have a 2.5 GPA or better.  The application can be downloaded at

Shawnee State University Scholarship Opportunities-If you are interested in attending Shawnee State University, you may be eligible for a scholarship if you have a 3.2 GPA and 21 ACT to qualify. See their website for details.

Beacon Scholarship- this scholarship is geared towards low income high school students to help prepare them for college. If interested in applying, please visit Deadline: June 30, 2019.

Women’s Inspirational Summer Experience at Marietta College-WISe is a summer camp for female rising juniors or seniors in high school who are goal-oriented and curious about the world around them. Participants will experience college life at a small supportive campus, stay in residence halls and work closely with faculty, staff and current college student mentors to explore majors, career choices, resources and opportunities. WISE activities are hands-on and discussion based and include art, community service, entrepreneurship and leadership development. Cost is $100.00 per participant, and several scholarships are available. Let Mrs. Havlin know if you are interested!




Camp Cardiac-is a 1 week summer day camp open to all high school students ages 15-18 years of age. The primary focus is on care and maintenance of the heart, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine.  For more information, visit

Camp Neuro- Camp Neuro is a 1-week summer day camp open to all high school students ages 15-18.  Camp Neuro’s primary focus in on the care and maintenance of the brain as well as psychology.  It provides a great starting point for careers in all fields of medicine.

Martin W. Essex School for Gifted and Talented Summer Camp-Offers rising high school juniors and seniors opportunities for career exploration through a unique program comprised of classes, seminars and workshops on the arts, sciences and humanities. The camp is located on Otterbein University campus and the dates are June 16-22, 2019.  The cost of $650.00 however Need-based financial assistance may be available. For more information, visit

University of Dayton Summer Camp Opportunities:

METEC: Minority Engineering and Technology Enrichment Camp for Young Men-Discover career opportunities in engineering and technology as well as life on a college campus. Open to minority young men who will be seniors in fall 2019, are enrolled in a college prep program and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  For more info, email

Summer Honors Engineering Camp: Explore engineering through hands-on activities, use your creativity to solve real world problems and gain insights into the field by meeting faculty and engineering students. Open to students entering 11th-12th grade in fall 2019 who have a minimum GPA of 3.5. For more info, email

Women in Engineering Summer Camp: Learn about engineering’s many fields and get a taste of life at UD. Immerse yourself in the world of engineering through experiments, innovation modules, a day with industry and dinner with an engineer.  Open to women entering 10th-12th grade in fall 2019. For more info, email at

Biology meets Engineering (BmE) Program-is a program to grow interest in biology and engineering. Students will get to take part in fun biology activities to learn how animals move through the world using their senses.  They will then use engineering to build and program robots.  This program is for current juniors.  People from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Program activities include free 3-week summer program (transportation and lunch provided)!  Summer program begins June 3-21, 2019 Monday through Friday 9 AM-3 PM at the University of Cincinnati Uptown West Campus.  Apply at Application review will begin April 1, 2019 and continue until the program is filled.

The King Program-The King Program was designed specifically for Black, Latino, and Asian-American males who are incoming high school juniors and seniors. Participants will receive access to College Planning resources as well as enrichment in the area of standardized test-taking (ACT Prep).  Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to develop Leadership, Team-Building, Financial Literacy and Personal Branding skills and network with Business Leaders in the Cincinnati area. The program is located at the University of Cincinnati from June 10-June 14th, 8:30am-3:30 pm. Cost is FREE! See Mrs. Havlin if you are interested.