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Outside Scholarships

Office of Financial Aid


Defiance College is pleased to give you additional opportunities in your educational career through outside scholarships. The scholarships listed below are current and are updated regularly as we learn about new and exciting opportunities for our students. Applying for outside scholarships is encouraged!

Unless otherwise noted, for more information and applications, please come to the Financial Aid Office located on the second floor of the Serrick Campus Center,  Room 204.


Ohio CPA Foundation

Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program 

The Ability Center Scholarship Program

B. Davis Scholarship

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

AES Engineers Scholarship

Charles L Warren Scholarship

IMODULES Scholarship

The Dr. Rolando Andrade Scholarship


November 14


March 31

May 25

June 15

October 6

March 16

April 1



B. Davis Scholarship (posted on 10/7/2014)

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are renewing the 2015 B. Davis Scholarship.

Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to provide your students with an opportunity to apply for our scholarship.

DEADLINE:  Applications must be received by May 25, 2015.

Amount of Scholarship: $1,000

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsearch.com


Ohio CPA Foundation (posted on 10/7/2014)

The Ohio CPA Foundation has committed $15,000 to support Ohio's future CPA's through a college scholarships program. Six $2,000 scholarships will be awarded.

Interested students must meet the eligibility requirements which include:

Applicants must submit a completed application, an essay describing who or what influenced them to major in accounting and what their future career plans entail, a current resume and official academic transcripts. Application materials must be submitted on or before Friday, November 14, 2014 to be eligible for consideration.

The six scholarship recipients will be invited to participate in Scholarship Day- hosted in April by The Ohio Society of CPAs- where they will compete for an additional $3,000 scholarship award.

For more information and to access the scholarship application and guidelines, visit www.ohiocpafoundation.org . Questions about the scholarship program can be directed to Mandy Hohler at mhohler@ohiocpa.com or at 1-800-686-2727.

DEADLINE: November 14, 2014


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program (posted on 10/7/2014)

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 6th year.

We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.

Application Process
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Full details are available on our site.

DEADLINE: June 15, 2015


Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program (posted on 10/7/2014)

Nominate a young volunteer, age 6-18, who has made a difference in your community.

Top winners each receive $10,000 for higher education.

DEADLINE:  coming soon 2015


The Ability Center Scholarship Program (posted on 1/23/2015)

Eligibility Requirements:

DEADLINE:  March 31, 2015. The application includes a short essay and three references.



AES Engineers Scholarship (posted 1/15/14)

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.

To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm  We are offering a $500 scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.

 October 6, 2014 


 Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship 2015 - Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling
(posted 11/21/14)

The Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship is awarded by the Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling each year to outstanding high school seniors. The scholarship is a one-time $1,500 award.

This scholarship is awarded to students who meet the following criteria:

All of these criteria are required, along with other factors as determined by the Inclusion, Access, and Success Committee of OACAC. Students from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: MARCH 16, 2015.  Click here to download application materials.


  IMODULES Scholarship  (posted 1/26/15)

     Do you qualify?
     You must meet the minimum qualifications to be eligible for a scholarship:
     How do you apply?


The Dr. Rolando Andrade Scholarship (posted on 3/6/2015)

ECHHO annually awards scholarships to deserving students who are currently attending or planning on enrolling at one of our ECHHO member institutions. Named for ECHHO's founder, Dr. Rolando Andrade, the scholarships are awarded based on students' applications and merit.

In order to be considered for one of the $600 per year scholarships, students must have at least a 2.5 GPA or 2250 GED score, must be of Latino origin, and must intend to enroll or be in good academic standing at an ECHHO member institution. Please fill out the scholarship application form and submit an official high school transcript or GED score report, a list of extra-curricular activities, two (2) letters of recommendation, and an essay. Scholarship winners will be selected and notified after July 1. For full details, go to http://www.echho.org/scholarships.html.

DEADLINE:  coming soon




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