Our Opportunities

Spring 2020 semester scholarships for current students AND High School Merit Scholarships for 2020 high school grads open November 1st.

Scholarship applications require an essay describing your educational and career goals, as well as any volunteer or leadership activities in which you participate. We also recommend that students obtain at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer, or volunteer manager as well as an unofficial copy of their transcript.

You can save your application at any time by clicking Save and Keep Editing at the bottom of the form.
Once completed, you can submit your application by clicking Finish and Submit.
Note: Required fields are marked with an asterisk.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Not Specified Estabrook Charitable Trust Scholarship
Established in June 1988 by Gladys Estabrook in memory of her husband Hubert, a prominent Dayton attorney, and to assist students pursuing a degree...
Established in June 1988 by Gladys Estabrook in memory of her husband...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Not Specified
Ended
Up to $500 Professor Debbie Badonsky Paralegal Scholarship
Established in January 2013 by friends, alumni, and colleagues to honor the work of Sinclair Professor Debbie Badonsky and to provide financial...
Established in January 2013 by friends, alumni, and colleagues to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $500
Ended
Not Specified Kevin Brame Community Fund
The Kevin Brame Community Fund was established to honor the memory of a dedicated and talented Dayton Police Officer who was tragically killed in...
The Kevin Brame Community Fund was established to honor the memory of a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Not Specified
Ended
$250 or larger Hobart Food Service Scholarship (PMI)
Established in January 2002 by the PMI Food Equipment Group to encourage and support the education of advanced students in the fields of...
Established in January 2002 by the PMI Food Equipment Group to encourage...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250 or larger
Ended
Up to $1,000/year Brandon Haskins Memorial Art Scholarship
Established in May 2011 by the Town and Country Fine Art Center to honor the memory of former Sinclair student, Brandon Haskins, and to advance...
Established in May 2011 by the Town and Country Fine Art Center to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1,000/year
Ended
Up to $1,000 Dave and Doris Ponitz Leadership Scholarship
Established by Dave and Doris Ponitz in May 1997 to assist recipients pursuing a degree, and to develop their leadership potential through...
Established by Dave and Doris Ponitz in May 1997 to assist recipients...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Ended
$500 Dr. Fu-Tang Chang and Mrs. A-Chen Tsai Chang Scholarship
Established by Dr. Fu-Tang Chang and Mrs. A-Chen Tsai chang Scholarship in December 2010 to advance education by providing scholarships to students...
Established by Dr. Fu-Tang Chang and Mrs. A-Chen Tsai chang Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$750 with a $250 match from the Foundation Ohio Space Grant Consortium Scholarship - Sinclair Match
Established in February 2012 and funded through the congressionally-sponsored National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, administered by...
Established in February 2012 and funded through the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750 with a $250 match from the Foundation
Ended
Up to $1000 Preble County Youth Foundation Bright Horizons Scholarship
Established in August 2011 by the Preble County Youth Foundation to advance education by providing scholarship support to students residing in...
Established in August 2011 by the Preble County Youth Foundation to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1000
Ended
No specified amount Adele M. Riley Scholarship for Paralegal Students
Established in September 1998 by the Sinclair Community College Board of Trustees to express grateful appreciation for the many hours of unselfish...
Established in September 1998 by the Sinclair Community College Board of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: No specified amount
Ended
$1,500 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Scholarship
Established in August 1993 by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association to promote and foster the establishment of a reservoir of...
Established in August 1993 by the Armed Forces Communications and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
Varies Automotive Technology Scholarship
Established to advance education by providing scholarships to students enrolled in Automotive Technology. To be eligible for this scholarship,...
Established to advance education by providing scholarships to students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$250/student Centerville Women's Civic Club Scholarship
The Centerville Women’s Civic Club established a scholarship through the Sinclair Foundation in May 2019 to advance education by providing support...
The Centerville Women’s Civic Club established a scholarship through the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250/student
Ended
Not Specified Chesley Mathematics and Engineering Scholarship
Established in 2012 by the estate of Fred Chesley. The purpose of this scholarship is to advance education by providing scholarship assistance to...
Established in 2012 by the estate of Fred Chesley. The purpose of this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Not Specified
Ended
$500 Dale Wilson Respiratory Care Scholarship
Established in May 2005 by Barbara Carlisle in the memory of Dale Wilson, former Sinclair student, and to assist students pursuing a degree in...
Established in May 2005 by Barbara Carlisle in the memory of Dale...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies David H. Ponitz Completion Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2014 in honor of David Ponitz’s years of service as a board member of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The...
This scholarship was established in 2014 in honor of David Ponitz’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
No specified amount David Poff Veterans Assistance Fund
This scholarship was created March 2017 by David L. Poff to advance education by providing support to military veterans who attend Sinclair...
This scholarship was created March 2017 by David L. Poff to advance...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: No specified amount
Ended
Up to $1,000 Dayton Chapter of Links, Inc. Scholarship for African American Students
Established in 1983 by the Dayton Chapter of Links, Inc. to assist African American students attending Sinclair while pursuing a degree. To be...
Established in 1983 by the Dayton Chapter of Links, Inc. to assist...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Ended
Up to $1,000/yr Dayton Defense STEM Scholarship
Established in May 2013 by the Dayton Defense Educational Foundation to advance education by providing financial assistance to students who are...
Established in May 2013 by the Dayton Defense Educational Foundation to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1,000/yr
Ended
$800 per student Denise R. Bailey Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2006 by family and friends to honor the life of Denise R. Bailey. Ms. Bailey was a registered nurse who passed...
This scholarship was established in 2006 by family and friends to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $800 per student
Ended
Up to $150 Mental Health Technology Book Grants
Established in November 2004 by Sinclair’s Mental Health Technology Club to enhance student access to higher education by providing grants for...
Established in November 2004 by Sinclair’s Mental Health Technology Club...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $150
Ended
$200 per student Miata Club Book Scholarship
This scholarship was created by the Miami Valley Miata Club to be awarded to the Automotive Technology Department. Each award is worth $200 per...
This scholarship was created by the Miami Valley Miata Club to be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200 per student
Ended
$2,500 Mildred C. "Millie" Sadauskas President's Club Scholarship
Established in March 2005 by the Presidents Club of Dayton, an organization composed of presidents of the area service clubs. Because of its...
Established in March 2005 by the Presidents Club of Dayton, an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$2,500 Phillip L. Parker President's Club Scholarship
This scholarship was established in the year 2015 by the President’s Club of Dayton to support outstanding full-time students pursuing a degree at...
This scholarship was established in the year 2015 by the President’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$2,500 Robert T. Leibold President's Club Scholarship
Established in October 2008 by the Presidents Club of Dayton, an organization composed of presidents of the area service clubs. Because of its...
Established in October 2008 by the Presidents Club of Dayton, an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$200 Sierra Art Fund
Established in June 1997 by Robert and Ann Ingoldsby in memory of Sierra Elrod and to assist students who have the same love of Art as...
Established in June 1997 by Robert and Ann Ingoldsby in memory of Sierra...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended
$1,000/year Sifferlen Health Sciences Scholarship - CJ Graduates
This scholarship was endowed by Ned and Joyce Sifferlen to assist recent graduates of Chaminade Julienne High School who are enrolled in good...
This scholarship was endowed by Ned and Joyce Sifferlen to assist recent...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000/year
Ended
$1,000/year Sifferlen Scholarship for Chaminade Julienne Graduates In UD Sinclair Academy
This scholarship was endowed by Ned and Joyce Sifferlen to assist recent graduates of Chaminade Julienne High School who are enrolled in good...
This scholarship was endowed by Ned and Joyce Sifferlen to assist recent...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000/year
Ended
$0.00 Skills USA Scholarship for Automotive Students
The Skills USA Scholarship for Automotive Students is for any Automotive student who has a 2.5 GPA and is recommended by the Automotive Technology...
The Skills USA Scholarship for Automotive Students is for any Automotive...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies Tait Foundation Early Childhood Education Scholarship
this scholarship was established to assist students in a Sinclair Early Childhood Education program with a minimum 2.0 GPA with their tuition, fee,...
this scholarship was established to assist students in a Sinclair Early...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,224 Trotwood United Church of Christ Scholarship
This scholarship was created to advance education by providing scholarship assistance to graduates of Trotwood Madison High School who attend or...
This scholarship was created to advance education by providing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,224
Ended
$2,500 Virgil C. Kitchen President's Club Scholarship
Established in March 1999 by the Presidents Club of Dayton, an organization composed of presidents of the area service clubs. Because of its...
Established in March 1999 by the Presidents Club of Dayton, an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$500 Wind Ensemble Music Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time students enrolled in Sinclair’s Music program. Students must be in good academic standing (minimum 2.0...
This scholarship is awarded to full-time students enrolled in Sinclair’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
No specified amount Alliance of the Dayton Dental Society Dental Hygiene Scholarship
Established in September 1994 by the Alliance of the Dayton Dental Society to assist students pursuing a degree in Dental Hygiene. To be eligible...
Established in September 1994 by the Alliance of the Dayton Dental...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: No specified amount
Up to $1,000 per academic year Alumni Association Scholarship
Established in November 2008 by the Sinclair Alumni Association to encourage the academic performance of degree-seeking students. To be eligible...
Established in November 2008 by the Sinclair Alumni Association to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1,000 per academic year
Up to $500 per academic year Alumni Association Students with Disabilities Scholarship
Established in December 1980 by the Sinclair Alumni Association to encourage the academic performance of degree seeking students with...
Established in December 1980 by the Sinclair Alumni Association to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $500 per academic year
$1,000 Annette D. Paine Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Established in April 1996 by Glen H. Paine, in honor of his wife, Annette D. Paine, for the sole purpose of providing two annual awards to students...
Established in April 1996 by Glen H. Paine, in honor of his wife,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
Up to $500 Aramark Culinary Arts Scholarship
Established in March 1993 by the Restaurant Corporation (purchased by Aramark in 1999) to assist students majoring in Hospitality Management or...
Established in March 1993 by the Restaurant Corporation (purchased by...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $500
Not Specified ASE Auto Technology Scholarship
Established in January 1996 by Automotive Service Excellence to assist students pursuing professional training and careers in Automotive...
Established in January 1996 by Automotive Service Excellence to assist...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not Specified
Up to $1,500 Barry Blacklidge Scholarship
Established in December 1991 by friends and colleagues of retired Barry R. Blacklidge, to demonstrate Sinclair’s deep appreciation for the...
Established in December 1991 by friends and colleagues of retired Barry...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Up to $500/semester Belmont High School Founding Alumni Scholarship
This scholarship was established in February 2018 by the Sinclair Foundation to advance education by providing scholarship assistance to graduates...
This scholarship was established in February 2018 by the Sinclair...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $500/semester
$500 Bob Barr Sinclair Alumni Dayton Rotary Scholarship
Established in December 1999 by the Sinclair Alumni Association and the Downtown Dayton Rotary in honor of Robert C. “Bob” Barr, and to provide...
Established in December 1999 by the Sinclair Alumni Association and the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Not specified Bruce Dawson Memorial Scholarship (For Journalism/Written Communications Majors)
Established in August 2008 by the family, friends, and previous Sinclair students of former faculty member, Bruce Dawson, for the purpose of...
Established in August 2008 by the family, friends, and previous Sinclair...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not specified
Up to $1,000 per full-time student and $500 per part-time student (per school year) Christopher Jones New Beginnings Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed May 2015 to assist all students enrolled at Sinclair who were emancipated by the Montgomery County foster care system...
This scholarship was endowed May 2015 to assist all students enrolled at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1,000 per full-time student and $500 per part-time student (per school year)
Not specified Clara McGlone ECE Scholarship
Established in July 1991 by the Dayton Association for Young Children to recognize Dr. Clara McGlone for her professionalism in Early Childhood...
Established in July 1991 by the Dayton Association for Young Children to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not specified
Up to $1,000 Clarence B Jameson and Hazel M. Jameson Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was created to assist students at Sinclair in their educational attainment who are either single parents or children of single...
This scholarship was created to assist students at Sinclair in their...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Not Specified Class Gift Scholarship
Established in May 2009 by students of Sinclair to assist students in completing their final one or two terms of study at Sinclair. To be eligible,...
Established in May 2009 by students of Sinclair to assist students in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not Specified
$500 Clayton Community Foundation Scholarship
Established in October 2008 by the Clayton Community Foundation to benefit the citizens of Clayton, Ohio attending Sinclair who are pursuing a...
Established in October 2008 by the Clayton Community Foundation to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$1,500 Company 7 BBQ First Responder Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in July 2017 by Company 7 BBQ and Bill and Mary Grilliot to provide scholarships to students who are enrolled in a...
This scholarship was established in July 2017 by Company 7 BBQ and Bill...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500
$1,000 Concerned Christian Men Scholarship (for Male or Female Dayton Public School Graduates)
Established in 1993 by members of the Concerned Christian Men to assist qualified graduates from Dayton Public Schools System with preferences to...
Established in 1993 by members of the Concerned Christian Men to assist...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000