Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Hamilton Community Foundation Scholarship site. We will begin accepting scholarships for graduating seniors December 20 through January 20. * NOTE: Our scholarships are only available to students attending the following schools in Butler County, Ohio. Hamilton High School, Stephen T. Badin, Ross High School, New Miami High School, Lakota High Schools, Talawanda High School, Edgewood High School and Fairfield High School. Also, students with parents employed at Connector Manufacturing – Boehm Foundation Scholarship or ThyssenKrupp Bilstein as well as home educated students who are associated with the above school districts. If you have any questions, please contact Katie Braswell at kbraswell@hamiltonfoundation.org.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 Charles T. and Margaret W. Koehler Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Koehler to support adults going back to school. This scholarship is offered to...
This scholarship was established in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Koehler to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 Charles T. and Margaret W. Koehler Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Koehler to support adults going back to school to obtain higher education. This ...
This scholarship was established in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Koehler to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000 Colonial Healthcare Scholarship
Colonial Foundation established this scholarship fund to support the educational needs of non-traditional students in Butler County who are...
Colonial Foundation established this scholarship fund to support the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$500 Hamilton Professional Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 20 - Non-traditional Applicants
This is a scholarship for an adult returning to school and is involved in the community. Financial need is not a consideration for this one year...
This is a scholarship for an adult returning to school and is involved...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$1,000.00 Helen L. Limerick Memorial Scholarship - Non-traditional Applicants
This scholarship fund was established by Helen’s niece Dorothy Bailey and her husband Allan. Helen passed away at the age of 92 on July 6, 2008. ...
This scholarship fund was established by Helen’s niece Dorothy Bailey...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$2,000.00 John A. Shafer Memorial Nursing Scholarship - Non-Traditional Applicants
This need-based scholarship honors Mr. Shafer’s lifelong commitment to helping Hamilton residents reach their educational goals by offering a...
This need-based scholarship honors Mr. Shafer’s lifelong commitment to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000.00
Varies Judge John and Shirley K. Moser Scholarship
Judge John and Shirley Moser created this fund to provide educational scholarships. Judge Moser retired from the Butler County Common Pleas Court...
Judge John and Shirley Moser created this fund to provide educational...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$1,500.00 Metropolitan Women's Club Scholarship
This scholarship was established to benefit a nontraditional student who has completed some college but now wishes to return to further their...
This scholarship was established to benefit a nontraditional student who...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
$1,500.00 Rotary Club of Hamilton Scholarship - Non-traditional Applicants
This scholarship is funded by the activities and members of our local Rotary Club. This need-based scholarship supports adults who want to attend...
This scholarship is funded by the activities and members of our local...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
Up to $10,000 Talent Attraction Program (TAP) Scholarship
The program is designed to attract students at the end of their college careers to contribute to our community. Successful program applicants...
The program is designed to attract students at the end of their college...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $10,000
Varies The Brown Latta Education Scholarship
This fund was set up by Mrs. Robert (Beverly) Latta to grant financial aid to students who plan to return to undergraduate school. She was the...
This fund was set up by Mrs. Robert (Beverly) Latta to grant financial...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
1500 - Renewable for additional 3 years Dr. James and Emily MacGregor Scott, Jr. Scholarship
This scholarship fund was established by Dr. and Mrs. Scott to support a renewable scholarship to a Badin or Hamilton High School student in need...
This scholarship fund was established by Dr. and Mrs. Scott to support a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1500 - Renewable for additional 3 years
Ended
$500.00 Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre /C.C. Fracker Memorial Scholarship Fund
The C. C. Fracker Scholarship was established by the Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre in memory of Mr. Fracker, a founder of the Civic Theatre. Mr....
The C. C. Fracker Scholarship was established by the Greater Hamilton...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
500 - Renewable for 3 additional years Hamilton Junior Women's League Scholarship
The Hamilton Junior Women’s League was organized in 1946 and the Auxiliary was founded in 1959. These organizations have a proud history of...
The Hamilton Junior Women’s League was organized in 1946 and the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 500 - Renewable for 3 additional years
Ended
1000 - Renewable for 3 additional years Jeanne S. and Don J. Meeks Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was originally established by Jeanne as a memorial to her husband, Don who passed away in 1989. After her death in...
This need-based scholarship was originally established by Jeanne as a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 - Renewable for 3 additional years
Ended
2000 - Renewable for additional 3 years Jill Sexton Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship fund was established in memory of Jill Sexton who passed away in March of 1999. Ms. Sexton was an average student at...
This need-based scholarship fund was established in memory of Jill...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2000 - Renewable for additional 3 years
Ended
$500.00 John E. MacGregor Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established by the family of John E. MacGregor in his memory, with the purpose of providing a scholarship to a...
This need-based scholarship was established by the family of John E....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Joseph E. and Marguerite L. Hartford Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the William L. and J. Lynn Hartford families in memory of their parents. This need-based scholarship fund...
This scholarship was established by the William L. and J. Lynn Hartford ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Marge Stewart Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established in April, 2008, at the passing of Mrs. Stewart, to award a scholarship to a graduating senior from...
This need-based scholarship was established in April, 2008, at the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000 a year for three additional years Pat and Debbie Pawling Scholarship
This merit based scholarship was established to encourage Ross High School students wishing to further their education. The Pawlings have lived in...
This merit based scholarship was established to encourage Ross High...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 a year for three additional years
Ended
500 - Renewable for additional 3 years William L. and Linda M. Hartford Scholarship
This need-based scholarship is offered to a graduating senior from Hamilton High School, was established by Star Bank (now U.S. Bank) in honor of...
This need-based scholarship is offered to a graduating senior from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 500 - Renewable for additional 3 years
Ended
1000 - Renewable for additional 3 years Dr. Brady and Rhonda Randolph Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Board of Directors of Firstar Bank (now U.S. Bank) in honor of Dr. Randolph’s retirement from their Board....
This scholarship was established by the Board of Directors of Firstar...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 - Renewable for additional 3 years
Ended
500 - Renewable for 3 additional years Walter B. Blair Scholarship
This need-based scholarship fund was established by Mr. Blair to assist graduating seniors from Hamilton High School who plan to major in science...
This need-based scholarship fund was established by Mr. Blair to assist...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 500 - Renewable for 3 additional years
Ended
3000 - Renewable for additional 3 years Donald Shilt Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1995 by Southwestern Ohio Steel,and formerly MISA Metals, Inc., in memory of their employee Donald Shilt, this merit-based...
Established in 1995 by Southwestern Ohio Steel,and formerly MISA Metals,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3000 - Renewable for additional 3 years
Ended
$500.00 Geraldine Willis Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established in memory of Geraldine Willis to support a scholarship for Hamilton High School student majoring in...
This need-based scholarship was established in memory of Geraldine...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$2,000 a year for four years Darrell Lee Robertson Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was created to perpetuate Darrell’s unfulfilled dreams and goals due to an untimely death, by offering a scholarship to...
This need-based scholarship was created to perpetuate Darrell’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 a year for four years
Ended
3000 - Renewable for 3 additional years Debra Crouse Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established in memory of Debbie Crouse, daughter of Robert and Kathryn Crouse, with funds Mr. and Mrs. Crouse...
This need-based scholarship was established in memory of Debbie Crouse,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3000 - Renewable for 3 additional years
Ended
1000 for one year Leadership Hamilton Scholarship
This merit based scholarship was established by Leadership Hamilton Class 23 to support graduating seniors from Hamilton, Badin, New Miami and Ross...
This merit based scholarship was established by Leadership Hamilton...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
$500 - Renewable for additional 3 years Rose Ann Post Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Rose Ann’s husband and her four children to honor her 28 years of teaching in the Hamilton City School...
This scholarship was established by Rose Ann’s husband and her four...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 - Renewable for additional 3 years
Ended
1000 for one year Sean VanDyne Memorial Scholarship
The Sean VanDyne Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established to honor the memory of Sean VanDyne who tragically passed away on September 23,...
The Sean VanDyne Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
600 for one year William E Sippel/Hamilton Evening Optimist Club Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was created following the death of William E. Sippel in 1994 and provides a scholarship for a Hamilton High School...
This need-based scholarship was created following the death of William...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 600 for one year
Ended
2000 for one year Adrian F. and Anna L. Schultheiss Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was created in memory of Anna and Adrian Schultheiss to support seniors at Talawanda High School who want to pursue...
This need-based scholarship was created in memory of Anna and Adrian...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2000 for one year
Ended
$2,500 - Renewable for additional 3 years Alberta Pratt Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship fund was established by Miss Pratt with the hope of helping others who intend to enter a health-related profession....
This need-based scholarship fund was established by Miss Pratt with the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500 - Renewable for additional 3 years
Ended
1500 for one year Andrea Chizek Memorial Scholarship
Andrea Wagner Chizek lost her courageous battle with cancer on May 5, 2010. Her husband, Marc, established this scholarship to honor her commitment...
Andrea Wagner Chizek lost her courageous battle with cancer on May 5,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1500 for one year
Ended
$3000 - Renewable for additional 3 years Andy Osborne Family Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in July, 2008 to provide support to a Hamilton High School student with financial need and pursuing an...
This scholarship was established in July, 2008 to provide support to a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3000 - Renewable for additional 3 years
Ended
1500 for one year Anne B. and James R. Carr, M.D. Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established in memory of Anne upon her death early February of 2007. Anne was educated in the Hamilton schools and...
This need-based scholarship was established in memory of Anne upon her...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1500 for one year
Ended
2500 for one year Athalene and Buddy Wallin Scholarship
This need-based scholarship fund was established by the Wallins to support students at Hamilton and Fairfield High School pursuing a college...
This need-based scholarship fund was established by the Wallins to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2500 for one year
Ended
1000 for one year Austin and Lois Gleason Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship was created by Austin and Lois Gleason to award a scholarship to an outstanding student athlete from either Badin,...
This merit-based scholarship was created by Austin and Lois Gleason to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
2500 for one year Barbara Beeler Bronson Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established in memory of Mrs. Bronson by her family to provide a scholarship for a senior from Badin or Hamilton...
This need-based scholarship was established in memory of Mrs. Bronson by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2500 for one year
Ended
3000 for one year Bast-Connelly Memorial Merit Scholarship
The Foundation received a gift from the estate of Mrs. Mary Virginia Bast-Connelly. This gift is to be used for a merit-based scholarship for...
The Foundation received a gift from the estate of Mrs. Mary Virginia...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3000 for one year
Ended
1000 for one year Benjamin Peter Flick Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Ben Flick, who tragically passed away after a car accident on September 21, 2013. He was...
This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Ben Flick, who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
1500 for one year Calvin and Maryann Lingler Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established to provide a scholarship to a male student from Hamilton High School planning to attend college.The...
This need-based scholarship was established to provide a scholarship to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1500 for one year
Ended
3000 for one year Carl and Marie Ruoff Family Memorial Scholarship
This need based scholarship was established through an estate gift from Carl and Marie Ruoff’s daugher, Dorothy Ruoff to support students...
This need based scholarship was established through an estate gift from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3000 for one year
Ended
1000 for one year Carl P. and Ellen A. Bartels Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established through a bequest from Carl P. Bartels. His wish was to provide scholarships for either a graduating...
This need-based scholarship was established through a bequest from Carl...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
1000 for one year Charles T. and Margaret W. Koehler Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Koehler to support students pursuing a nursing degree. This merit-based scholarship is...
This scholarship was established in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Koehler to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
1000 for one year Charles T. and Margaret W. Koehler Memorial Scholarship
This merit based scholarship is offer to a graduating female student from Hamilton, Badin, Ross, Fairfield, New Miami, Edgewood and Talawanda High...
This merit based scholarship is offer to a graduating female student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
1000 for one year Charles T. and Margaret W. Koehler Memorial Scholarship
This merit based scholarship was established in memory of Margaret and Charles to support higher education for a minority student graduating from...
This merit based scholarship was established in memory of Margaret and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
2000 for one year Civelles Scholarship
The Civelles, a community service organization of women, established this need-based scholarship to provide support for a female high school senior...
The Civelles, a community service organization of women, established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2000 for one year
Ended
5000 - Renewable for additional 3 years Dana H. and Martha M. Mehl Scholarship
This need-based, four-year renewable award was established to provide scholarships to graduates of Ross High School who plan to attend college,...
This need-based, four-year renewable award was established to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 5000 - Renewable for additional 3 years
Ended
1000 for one year Darlene S. Hoskins Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established to honor the memory of Darlene S. Hoskins, by her husband, Timothy E. Hoskins. Darlene was an elementary school teacher...
This fund was established to honor the memory of Darlene S. Hoskins, by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended