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
$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 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
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
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
1000 for one year Davene Harris Memorial Scholarship
The family and friends of Davene Harris wished to honor her memory with a scholarship for a senior with financial need and pursuing higher...
The family and friends of Davene Harris wished to honor her memory with...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
1000 for one year David F. Thiel Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by friends and family as a memorial to David. Mr. Thiel graduated from Garfield High School and was a graduate of...
This scholarship was established by friends and family as a memorial to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
1000 for one year David L. and Margery Beckett Belew Merit Scholarship
Consistent with their lifelong interest in music, the Belews established their scholarship to encourage musically talented young people who want to...
Consistent with their lifelong interest in music, the Belews established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
3000 for one year David R. and Dorothy S. Eichel Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established from the estate of Mr. Eichel for the higher education of deserving children in our area. Mr. Eichel...
This need-based scholarship was established from the estate of Mr....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3000 for one year
Ended
1000 for one year Donald and Kathryn Litzelfelner Memorial Scholarship
Donald and Kathryn Litzelfelner established this scholarship to carry out their strong belief in the value of education and their conviction that...
Donald and Kathryn Litzelfelner established this scholarship to carry...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
$3,000 - Renewable for 3 additional years Donald and Millicent Schirmer Memorial Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Schirmer to support educational opportunities for graduates of Badin, Hamilton, New...
This merit-based scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Schirmer to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000 - Renewable for 3 additional years
Ended
1000 for one year Donald H. Jordan, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established in memory of Rev. Jordan to provide a one-year, need based scholarship for minority (African American)...
This need-based scholarship was established in memory of Rev. Jordan to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
2000 for one year Donald S. and Jennie E. Martin Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established upon the death of Jennie Martin in October of 2006 to support students pursuing higher education. This...
This need-based scholarship was established upon the death of Jennie...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2000 for one year
Ended
2500 for one year Dr. and Mrs. Edward Kezur Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Edward Kezur. Dr. Kezur was a retired pioneer in the field of psychiatry as well as a...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Edward Kezur....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2500 for one year
Ended
1000 for one year Dr. Edward T. & and Margaret A. Keating Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. Edward T. and Margaret A. Keating Memorial Scholarship was established by their family and friends to honor their memory with a merit-based...
The Dr. Edward T. and Margaret A. Keating Memorial Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 for one year
Ended
$3,000 - Renewable for 3 additional years Dr. James A. Stewart Memorial Nursing Scholarship
This nursing scholarship was established in 2009 upon the death of Dr. James Stewart to support students with financial need pursuing a nursing...
This nursing scholarship was established in 2009 upon the death of Dr....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000 - Renewable for 3 additional years
Ended
1500 for one year Dr. Karl J. Schmitter Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was created at the death of Dr. Karl J. Schmitter, by his parents, Dr. Karl L. and Mary Alice Schmitter, to provide a...
This need-based scholarship was created at the death of Dr. Karl J....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1500 for one year
Ended
$1000 for one year Dr. Karl L. and Alice Schmitter Scholarship
This one year, need based scholarship was established by Alice and Karl Schmitter to support a graduating senior from Hamilton High School pursuing...
This one year, need based scholarship was established by Alice and Karl...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 for one year
Ended
$2,500 - Renewable for additional 3 years Dr. Richard Willis Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship, in memory of Dr. Richard Willis, offers a scholarship to a graduating senior attending Hamilton High School with financial need...
This scholarship, in memory of Dr. Richard Willis, offers a scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500 - Renewable for additional 3 years
Ended
2500 - Renewable for 3 additional years Dr. Spencer and Sonia August Nursing Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship was established to support either a Badin or Hamilton School student wishing to pursue a nursing degree. Dr. August is...
This merit-based scholarship was established to support either a Badin...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2500 - Renewable for 3 additional years
Ended
$3,000 - Renewable for 3 additional years Dr. Vernon E. & Louise E. Roden Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Roden in memory of her husband, Vernon. Dr. Roden was a medical doctor and Louise was a teacher and...
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Roden in memory of her...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000 - Renewable for 3 additional years
Ended
2000 for one year Edwin and Esther Feinthel Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship fund was established in Esther’s memory to assist students from Fairfield High school with financial need who wish to...
This need-based scholarship fund was established in Esther’s memory to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2000 for one year
Ended
1500 for one year Elizabeth R. Betten Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established by Cornelius Betten in memory of his wife, Elizabeth. Additional contributions were made in 1999, at...
This need-based scholarship was established by Cornelius Betten in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1500 for one year
Ended
3000 for one year Elizabeth V. Allen Memorial Scholarship
Although Miss Allen was born in Vermont, she made her home in Hamilton during the last 15 years of her life. Miss Allen was a graduate of Skidmore...
Although Miss Allen was born in Vermont, she made her home in Hamilton...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3000 for one year
Ended
1500 for one year Elizabeth Wente Newkirk Memorial Scholarship
The Newkirk family established this scholarship in memory Mrs. Newkirk, a dedicated community volunteer for many organizations. Mrs. Newkirk...
The Newkirk family established this scholarship in memory Mrs. Newkirk,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1500 for one year
Ended
750 for one year Esther Benzing Memorial Scholarship
Mrs. Benzing, an esteemed area historian and author, established this need-based scholarship fund for the benefit of area high school seniors. The...
Mrs. Benzing, an esteemed area historian and author, established this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 750 for one year
Ended
1500 for one year Fannie Gray Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established by the estate of Fannie Gray to benefit an African-American student from Hamilton High School excelling...
This need-based scholarship was established by the estate of Fannie Gray...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1500 for one year
Ended
3000 for one year Ferdinand Schwenn & Margaret K. Turnbull Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established by Margaret Turnbull, granddaughter of Mr. Schwenn. Ferdinand Schwenn was the founder of the Robinson...
This need-based scholarship was established by Margaret Turnbull,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3000 for one year
Ended
1500 for one year Francis and Mabel Wilks Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established by the Wilks family in memory of their parents and is offered to a student graduating from Badin or...
This need-based scholarship was established by the Wilks family in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1500 for one year
Ended
2500 for one year Frank Witt Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship was established to honor the memory of the former Mayor of Hamilton by offering a scholarship to a Hamilton High School...
This need-based scholarship was established to honor the memory of the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2500 for one year
Ended
500 for one year Franz and Elizabeth Klaber Memorial Scholarship
William Klaber started this need-based scholarship in memory of his parents. The fund awards a scholarship to a student graduating from Hamilton...
William Klaber started this need-based scholarship in memory of his...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 500 for one year
Ended
2500 for one year Frederick A. and Rosemary Reister Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was started by Rosemary Reister, family and friends, in memory of Fred. He was a Founder, former President (1957-58) and Trustee...
This scholarship was started by Rosemary Reister, family and friends, in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2500 for one year
Ended
1500 for one year Galen and Ruth Maurer Music Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Maurer to support her longtime interest in music. This need-based scholarship is for a Hamilton High...
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Maurer to support her longtime...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1500 for one year
Ended