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Ohio Reach Scholarship

Offered by Ohio Reach

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 16, 2024
3 awards worth

$1,000

Grade level

High School Seniors & College Students

Application deadline:

May 31, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a current or incoming undergraduate student who has (1) been in the custody of a public children service agency for at least one day after the age of 13 and (2) has been accepted to or is currently attending a post-secondary institution in Ohio? If so, the Ohio Reach Scholarship may be a good opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards a renewable award that grants $1,000 per semester to three (3) current or incoming students at Ohio universities who have been in the custody of a public children service agency for at least one day after the age of 13. The scholarship may be received for up to four years (eight semesters) total so long as recipients continue to meet renewal criteria. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Ohio Reach

Ohio Reach is a network of professionals, advocates, and students across the State of Ohio determined to support former foster youth on their higher education journey. They provide resources to institutions of higher education, child welfare agencies, and foster care alumni enrolled in higher education to support their academic success.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Seniors & College Students

Other Category

Foster Care

Miscellaneous

Applicants must have been in the custody of a public children service agency for at least one day after the age of 13.

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

1-2-page statement

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Ohio Reach Scholarship winner will be announced: June 28, 2024.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Ohio Reach at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Ohio Reach Scholarship is renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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