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
2500 for one year Adeline Zoller Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established upon Adeline’s death July 9, 2005 at the age of 91 to support higher educational needs of those who...
This need-based scholarship was established upon Adeline’s death July 9,...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: 2500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$3,000 for one year Brown Latta Memorial Scholarship
This fund was set up by Mrs. Robert (Beverly) Latta to grant financial aid to students who plan to continue to undergraduate school. She was the...
This fund was set up by Mrs. Robert (Beverly) Latta to grant financial...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $3,000 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$2,000 for one year Charles T. and Margaret W. Koehler Memorial Scholarship
This merit based scholarship was established in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Koehler to support students currently in college. This scholarship is...
This merit based scholarship was established in memory of Mr. and Mrs....
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $2,000 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$1,000 for one year Colonial Healthcare Scholarship
Colonial Foundation established this scholarship fund to support the educational needs of students in their sophomore, junior or senior year in...
Colonial Foundation established this scholarship fund to support the...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$2,500 for one year Donald S. and Jennie E. Martin Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established upon the death of Jennie Martin in October of 2006 to support students currently attending college. ...
This need-based scholarship was established upon the death of Jennie...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $2,500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$2,500 for one year DRS Smith Scholarship
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor to support the home educated students in Butler County associated with the Hamilton,...
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor to support the...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $2,500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
2500 for one year Jeanne Gross Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in memory of Jeanne Gross who passed away January 2002.
This scholarship was established in memory of Jeanne Gross who passed...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: 2500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$3,000 for one year John A. Shafer Memorial Nursing Scholarship - Current College Applicants
This fund honors Mr. Shafer’s lifelong commitment to helping students reach their educational goals by offering a scholarship to a young man or...
This fund honors Mr. Shafer’s lifelong commitment to helping students...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $3,000 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
1000 for one year John F. Holcomb Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established by Mr. Holcomb’s wife, Judith, to provide scholarships for graduates of Hamilton High, Badin, or New Miami High Schools...
This fund was established by Mr. Holcomb’s wife, Judith, to provide...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
2500 for one year Judge John and Shirley K. Moser Scholarship - College
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: 06/08/2020
  • Award: 2500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$2000 for one year Keely Dental Society of Butler County Scholarship
This scholarship is for college students currently enrolled and majoring in an accredited dental or dental hygiene school. Acceptance letter into...
This scholarship is for college students currently enrolled and majoring...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $2000 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$2,500 for one year Leland Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Leland D. Johnson was born in Porter, Indiana is 1925, but lived most all his life in Hamilton. At age 17, Lee left Hamilton High School as a...
Leland D. Johnson was born in Porter, Indiana is 1925, but lived most...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $2,500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$1,000 for one year Linda Schmidt Memorial Scholarship
Linda Marie Schmidt raised a family while rising to prominence as one of the nation’s leading youth violence prevention experts. Her work gained...
Linda Marie Schmidt raised a family while rising to prominence as one of...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$3,000 for one year Louise Lang Memorial Scholarship
Louise graduated from Norwood High School and earned her degree from the University of Cincinnati. She worked as an administrative assistant in...
Louise graduated from Norwood High School and earned her degree from the...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $3,000 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$2,500 for one year Marie Iutzi Memorial Scholarship - Current College Students
Upon Ms. Iutzi’s passing in January of 2001, this scholarship fund was established to support students in pursing their educational goals. Ms....
Upon Ms. Iutzi’s passing in January of 2001, this scholarship fund was...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $2,500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
2500 for one year Maureen Fritsch Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Mauree Fritsch to support students
This scholarship was established in memory of Mauree Fritsch to support...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: 2500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
500 for one year Patricia Parrish Everhart Excellence in Education Scholarship
Upon Patricia “Pat” Everhart’s retirement as scholarship coordinator from the Hamilton Community Foundation, this fund was established in her...
Upon Patricia “Pat” Everhart’s retirement as scholarship coordinator...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: 500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
2500 for one year Richard C. and Mary C. Law Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established to support students who graduated from Hamilton High School in their sophomore, junior or senior year...
This need-based scholarship was established to support students who...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: 2500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
$2,500 for one year Robert C. Rathgens Memorial Scholarship
A native Hamiltonian, Mr. Rathgens served in the Navy during World War II. He was employed as an electrician at Wente Electrical Construction for...
A native Hamiltonian, Mr. Rathgens served in the Navy during World War...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $2,500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
2500 for one year Stewart Jones Memorial Religious Music Week Scholarship
This award is for juniors and above, including graduate students who are pursuing a career in the ministry of music with a view toward serving as a...
This award is for juniors and above, including graduate students who are...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: 2500 for one year
Deadline06/08/2020
Varies The Guy R. Pennington Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established in memory of Guy R. Pennington by his aunt, Miss Marie Iutzi, to provide a scholarship for a medical student planning to...
This fund was established in memory of Guy R. Pennington by his aunt,...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/08/2020
$1,000.00 The University of Cincinnati Law School
This fund was established for a University of Cincinnati Law School student residing in Butler County, with preference going to a Hamilton...
This fund was established for a University of Cincinnati Law School...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/08/2020
$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
$1,000.00 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 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