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Adeline Zoller Memorial Scholarship

Adeline Zoller Memorial Scholarship

Adeline was born May 23, 1914 in Hamilton, Ohio. She was described by many as a “real treasure” to the Hamilton community. Adeline graduated from Hamilton High School, then attended Capital University, Northwestern University, and graduated in accounting from...

Adrian F. and Anna L. Schultheiss Memorial Scholarship

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 higher education. Adrian owned a machine shop in Hamilton for many years and Anna worked at Miami University for a few...

Aileen S. Wolf Memorial Scholarship

Aileen S. Wolf Memorial Scholarship

Thisneed-based scholarship honors Aileen Wolf’s memory and her lifelong devotion to helping disadvantaged children by offering a scholarship to a graduating senior from Hamilton High School. Mrs. Wolf was a former counselor at Roosevelt Junior High and Garfield...

Alberta Pratt Memorial Scholarship

Alberta Pratt Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Miss Pratt with the hope of helping others who intend to enter a health-related profession. Miss Pratt was an Ohio University graduate with a nursing degree. She was employed in the Admitting Department of Mercy Hospital Hamilton...

Andrea Chizek Memorial Scholarship

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 to education. Andi was passionate about learning. As a dedicated teacher, she shared her love of knowledge with her...

Andy Osborne Family Memorial Scholarship

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 undergraduate degree from Miami University in a medical field. The scholarship was established in memory of the Andy Osborne...

Anne B. and James R. Carr, M.D. Memorial Scholarship

Anne B. and James R. Carr, M.D. Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Anne upon her death early February of 2007. Anne was educated in the Hamilton schools and was valedictorian of the Hamilton High School Class of 1955. While a senior at Hamilton High School, Anne was the second recipient...

Athalene and Buddy Wallin Scholarship

Athalene and Buddy Wallin Scholarship

This need-based scholarship fund was established by the Wallins to support students at Hamilton & Fairfield High School pursuing a college education. After receiving their education from Eastern Kentucky University, and Masters of Education degree from Xavier...

Austin and Lois Gleason Scholarship

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, Fairfield, or Hamilton High Schools. Mr. Gleason is a retired pharmacist and Mrs. Gleason taught school in the Fairfield...

Barbara Beeler Bronson Memorial Scholarship

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 High Schools planning to attend Miami University. Mrs. Bronson was a member of the Westover Services Guild, serving as...

Bast-Connelly Memorial Merit Scholarship

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 deserving academic students, regardless of financial need. This scholarship is offered to Badin, Hamilton, New Miami or Ross...

Benjamin Peter Flick Memorial Scholarship

Benjamin Peter Flick Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Ben Flick, who tragically passed away at 19 years of age after a car accident on September 21, 2013. He was born September 4, 1994 to Rick and Theresa (Biondo) Flick in Florence, South Carolina. Ben graduated...

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Bilstein B2GB Scholarship

The Bilstein Built 2 Give Back (B2GB) scholarship was established to support children of thyssenkrupp Bilstein employees who are pursuing a higher education. This one-year award is offered to graduating high school seniors who attend Hamilton, Badin, Ross, New...

Brian Blount Memorial Scholarship

Brian Blount Memorial Scholarship

This need-based scholarship, established in Brian’s memory by his parents, Jim and Jackie Blount, and his sister, Lori Blount Shook, provides a scholarship to a graduate of Hamilton High School who plans to attend a four-year college. Brian, a graduate of Hamilton...

Calvin and Maryann Lingler Scholarship

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 Linglers are retired from the Martin J. Lingler Company, which was founded by Calvin’s father, Martin J. Lingler. Both have...

Carl and Marie Ruoff Family Memorial Scholarship

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 graduating from Hamilton, Badin, Ross or New Miami School districts pursuing higher education after high school. Dorothy was...

Carl P. and Ellen A. Bartels Memorial Scholarship

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 student from Hamilton or Badin High Schools enrolling in a college engineering program. Mr. Bartels served as a Trustee of...

C. Gladys and Walter E. Humbach Memorial Scholarship

C. Gladys and Walter E. Humbach Memorial Scholarship

This need-based scholarship was established by Jane Humbach Schulte in memory of her parents. It is Mrs. Schulte’s hope that this award will help a student who might not otherwise have been able to attend college. This scholarship is available for a graduating senior...

Charles Dees, Delores Dees Kees and Bernice Dees Cullinan Award

Charles Dees, Delores Dees Kees and Bernice Dees Cullinan Award

This scholarship was established by the family of Charles Dees. He was born in Hamilton and employed by Mosler Safe Company in the development of the drive-in depository system for banks. Charles traveled throughout the United States installing this equipment. ...

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Charles T. and Margaret W. Koehler Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Margaret and Charles to support education for students graduating from our area high schools. Margaret (Peggy) graduated from Ohio University in 1947 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She taught...

Civelles Scholarship Fund

Civelles Scholarship Fund

The Civelles, a community service organization of women, established this need-based scholarship to provide support for a female high school senior from either Hamilton or Badin High Schools. Founded in 1953, the Civelles have helped children and families of Butler...

Dana H. and Martha M. Mehl Scholarship

Dana H. and Martha M. Mehl Scholarship

This need-based scholarship is established by Dana and Martha Mehl. Dana and Martha have lived in Ross for many years and are passionate about supporting their community. Dana is a graduate of Miami University and Martha a graduate of Ohio State University and...

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Daniel H. Accorinti Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Danny Accorinti. Danny graduated from Hamilton High School May 2016. On June 26, 2016 while riding as a passenger, he lost his life in a high speed car crash. Danny was born March 21, 1998 in Hamilton Ohio. He...

Daniel Monnin Memorial Scholarship

Daniel Monnin Memorial Scholarship

Steve and Susan Monnin created this scholarship in memory of their beloved son, Daniel. Daniel was a loyal friend, employee, brother and son; he had an intensity to have fun and live life to its fullest. He worked hard in college and at the police academy setting...

Darlene S. Hoskins Memorial Scholarship

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 with the Hamilton City School District for 37 years. Darlene had a positive and lasting effect on all those she met;...

Darrell Lee Robertson Memorial Scholarship

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 graduating seniors who attend Freedom Baptist Church in Hamilton. Darrell was a senior at Wright State University at...

Davene Harris Memorial Scholarship

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 education. Mrs. Harris served in the Hamilton City Schools for 27 years in various capacities from Library Aide to Building...

David F. Thiel Memorial Scholarship

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 Miami University. He had been employed by the Hamilton City Schools as a school psychologist and director of personnel....

David L. and Margery Beckett Belew Merit Scholarship

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 pursue a career in music. Their merit-based scholarship is awarded to either a Badin, Hamilton, New Miami or Ross High...

David L. Stitsinger Memorial Merit Scholarship

David L. Stitsinger Memorial Merit Scholarship

This merit-based scholarship was established in memory of Mr. Stitsinger to support students pursuing a career in education. He was a graduate of Taft High School and received a B.S. in education from The Ohio State University. He received his master’s degree in...