The Ohio State University at Lima


See the impact a scholarship can have

For some Buckeyes, receiving a scholarship means the ability to accept a valuable internship instead of taking on a full-time job. For others, it makes it possible to complete a degree that was once on hold, or gain enriching experiences while getting involved in the greater Lima community. These stories inspire us to continue creating pathways to an affordable, accessible education so students can pursue their passions and reach their full potential.

Anas Musaimi: As a first-generation student, Anas is inspired and appreciative of the suporrt of the Ohio State Lima community.

Jacklyn Leffel: Scholarships have provided Jacklyn the ability to give back and gain experiences in her local community.

Kurtis Bowersock in a biology lab

Kurtis Bowersock: Determined to push forward

After a life-altering stroke his senior year of high school, Kurtis Bowersock’s scholarship meant he could stay close to home while still earning a high-quality education that would allow him to realize some big dreams... Read more


Britt Schleeter: Saying yes to every opportunity

The scholarships Brittany Schleeter received made it possible to say “yes” to all the possibilities that come with being a college student. Those chances sent her on an archeology dig that put her back on track to her childhood dream of working in pathology and opened the door to graduate school... Read more


Paige Miller: A promising future

Paige Miller’s scholarships meant she has been able to push forward on a path in early childhood education and special education intervention, while still focusing on the person who inspired her to choose her educational path in the first place... Read more