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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
Accounting major enrolled at a NCA and or AACSB accredited Ohio college 3.0 GPA or better
Completion of at least 30 semester hours of college credit
Completion of intermediate financial accounting or comparable course with a grade of 3.0 or better
Student affiliate member of The Ohio Society of CPAs (membership for college students is free)
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 email@example.com or at 1-800-686-2727.
DEADLINE: November 14, 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.
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
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
Scholarship Opportunity for students with Disabilities. Student must live in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Williams, or Wood counties in Ohio, and have a GPA of at least 3.0. Must provide proof of acceptance to the College. Open to new freshmen or current college students.
The Scholarship packet can be found at:
DEADLINE: coming soon 2015
A total of ten $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to U.S. residents who are 16-years of age or older and are attending or accepted to a federally accredited four-year college, university or graduate program and who have been active in community service.
Applicants are asked to write an essay of no more than 500 words demonstrating their good citizenship through community volunteerism and leadership. They must also provide two references that are directly connected to their community involvement. For full details, go to www.charterone.com/scholarship.
TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship
DEADLINE: coming soon 2015
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.
DEADLINE: October 6, 2014
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:
Demonstrate and show a continued commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity
Attend an OACAC member high school
Have an accumulated grade point average of 3.00 or better on a 4.00 scale in a college preparatory curriculum
Required to attend an Ohio college or university
Submit the Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship application, an official high school transcript, a counselor recommendation and a personal statement by the published deadline
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.
Federal Student Aid
SCHOOL CODE: 003041
Defiance College admits students regardless of race, color, creed, sex,
national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.