|GPA||29+||25 - 28||24 - 22||21 - 20|
|4.0 - 3.75||$3,000||$2,000||$1,200||$800|
|3.74 - 3.5||$2,000||$1,200||$1000||$600|
|3.49 - 3.25||$1,200||$1000||$800||$400|
|3.24 - 3.0||$1,000||$800||$600||$400|
|2.9 - 2.75||$400||$400||$400||$400|
The Lima Buckeye Distinction Award will be awarded to new freshmen who enroll full-time. The Award will be based on the student's high school performance and standardized test scores. The following chart gives an estimate of potential scholarship monies available to Ohio State Lima students. These are guaranteed minimum amounts for students who:
- apply to Ohio State and file their FAFSA by February 15, 2014*
- pay their acceptance fee by May 1, 2014
- maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA (to renew scholarship for a second year)
** Including equivalent SAT scores
Those students who do not meet the February 15 deadline will be awarded as long as funds are available.Lima Buckeye Distinction Transfer Award
Transfer GPA Minimum Requirements:
Apply to Ohio State Lima by July 1, 2014
Transfer scholarships will be renewed and adjusted for a second year based on a student’s Ohio State GPA after 2 semesters.
The DREAM Program
The DREAM (Dare to Reach Excellence, Achievement, and Meaning) Program is designed to help students achieve an Ohio State education despite many serious hardships facing them and their families. Students must be recommended by their guidance counselors in September and participate in college preparation activities throughout the senior year. Students who complete the program will receive a $1,500 tuition scholarship, renewable for 4 years on the Lima campus. For more information, contact Temple Patton at email@example.com.
Attention Middle Childhood Education Majors who plan to teach science. The OSU-Lima Office of Student Financial Aid is proud to announce a scholarship opportunity through the "Choose Ohio First Scholarship initiative". Scholarship dollars vary per year based on available funding from the State of Ohio. For more information, contact Josh Luke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eligibility requirements include:
You may print, complete and return the following forms to the Financial Aid office:
Arthur & Marian Rudd Scholars - Six new freshmen students are named Rudd Scholars each academic year; three will receive full-tuition scholarships, and three will receive half-tuition scholarships renewable for a maximum of 8 semesters while attending Ohio State Lima. Students must be enrolled full-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to Allen and Auglaize County students who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship cannot be combined with any other Ohio State Lima scholarships.
The Martha W. Farmer Theatre Scholarship Fund -Established by Martha Farmer. Income provides scholarships based on academic merit for talented undergraduates at the Lima Campus preparing for a theatre major, or for former Lima Campus students majoring in theatre at the Columbus Campus. Awarded by the Theater Department. For more information contact Dr. Joe Brandesky at email@example.com.
The Griffith Family Scholarship - (Freshmen only) Provides scholarships to deserving freshmen students from Hardin County who are attending Ohio State Lima. The applicants must have a background in agriculture but do not have to pursue a degree in agriculture. Students from Ada(Ohio) High School with or without an agricultural background will also be considered.(Deadline: April 1, 2014)
The Osborn Family Scholarship - (Freshmen only) Scholarships for students at The Ohio State University at Lima with special consideration for first generation scholars and students from Putnam County. Award by the Osborn Family. (Deadline: March 15, 2014)
J. McLean Reed Music Fund - Recognizes Dr. Reed's dedication and support of the campus' music program. Supports scholarships to students who demonstrate leadership and excellence in music. Awarded by the Music Department. For more information contact Dr. Matthew Young at firstname.lastname@example.org.
J.J. Walter Scholarship in History - Established by the Schuler-Walter Foundation, this scholarship provides one history major at The Ohio State University at Lima with a $2,250 scholarship. Students must be approved and declared history majors. (Deadline: May 1, 2014)
Zelma L. Roeder Memorial Scholarship Fund - Income provides scholarships for Lima Campus students who are music majors or minors, with preference to students of keyboard instruments. Awarded by the Ohio State Lima Music Department. For more information contact Dr. Margaret Young at email@example.com.
Roy E. And Zelma L. Roeder Memorial Fund - Income provides the Roy and Zelma Roeder Award to outstanding students in music and business. For more information contact Dr.Matthew Young at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for outside help?
You may be awarded outside scholarships through churches, professional, civic or service organizations, or private foundations. Often school counselors can provide more information on these. Listed below are some good websites to search for other aid opportunities.
- Lima/Allen County College Access
(Incoming Freshmen from Allen County only)
- School Soup - Scholarships
- SMART - Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation
- Spokeo Connections Scholarship
Please Note: These sites are for students information and Ohio State Lima does not endorse nor is it responsible for false information reported on any of the sites. Caution should be used in any instance where a Social Security Number or other personal information is requested. Please remember that if you are asked to pay to be considered for a scholarship, it is likely a scam.
Contact us if you need assistance or have additional questions.The Ohio State University at Lima
Student Financial Aid Office
Visitor and Student Services Center
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH 45804
Phone: (419) 995-8147
FAX: (419) 995-8055