Lois E. Finley Memorial Scholarship

Department: English
Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate
Student Level: Junior, Senior
Distribution: Annual Award

Established in 1979 by Clarice Finley Lewis, Class of 1943, and Donna Lewis, Class of 1978, in loving memory of Lois E. Finley, Class of 1937, who endeared herself to both colleagues and students during a distinguished 36-year career as an English teacher at Barberton High School, this endowed scholarship fund provides tuition assistance annually to deserving students at the junior or senior class level who are majoring in English education or English, with preference given to graduates of Barberton High School. Recipients are selected by the University Scholarship Committee and the dean of the appropriate college.

Department of English

University Scholarships

  1. New freshman academic scholarships are awarded based on GPA and standardized test scores provided during the admissions process. Learn more.

  2. Transfer academic scholarships are awarded based on information provided on transfer scholarship application. Learn more.

  3. Major-specific and Honors scholarships are awarded based on completion of specific requirements.

  4. Endowed scholarships are awarded to some students who have demonstrated history of leadership, community service or other personal factors. 
  5. Non-Ohio residents may qualify for one of two out-of-state scholarship programs.

  6. Scholarships are also available from the Office of Accessibility, Military Services Center (for veterans) and ROTC.

  7. External scholarships are offered through Americorp and the Educational Training Voucher.

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