Underrepresented Students Scholarship
Scholarships of up to $3,500 may be awarded to entering freshmen, historically underrepresented, based on the criteria below. Recipients must be degree seeking and have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or minimum composite ACT score of 20 or minimum SAT score of 1020 (total score on SAT taken on or after March 1, 2018) or minimum SAT score of 950 (combined critical reading and math score on SAT taken before March 1, 2018).
Criteria may include: Ohio and Non-Ohio Residency; Ohio County of Residence; location of high school attended; financial need/economic background; extracurricular activities; first generation college attendance; evidence of leadership ability; creativity; community involvement; and students with a history of overcoming adversity.
Consideration will also be given to students from urban areas and Appalachian counties.
This scholarship is renewable provided that the student completes a minimum of 12 credits for fall and 12 credits for spring each year AND has a 2.75 cumulative GPA by the end of each spring semester.
Apply now for the 2022/23 year.
Apply: Students should submit the scholarship application and personal statement no later than May 1.