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 Conrade C. Hinds Memorial Mathematics & Science Scholarship
Established in February 2000 by the family of Professor Conrade C. Hinds, the first African American professor of physics at Sinclair, for students...
Established in February 2000 by the family of Professor Conrade C....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not Specified
Not Specified Coolidge Wall Paralegal Scholarship
Established in December 2008 by the Coolidge Wall law firm for the purpose of assisting students who have the goal of becoming...
Established in December 2008 by the Coolidge Wall law firm for the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not Specified
$250 - $500 DaimlerChrysler College Automotive Program (CAP)
Established in May 1995 by the Chrysler Corporation to attract person to career opportunities in the Automotive Technology profession and to assist...
Established in May 1995 by the Chrysler Corporation to attract person to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250 - $500
$250 - $500 Dancing Angel Scholarship - Sinclair Honors Program Students
Purpose: Given in memory of Robyn Lauren Ulrich, this scholarship is intended to encourage and reward academic excellence, recognize active,...
Purpose: Given in memory of Robyn Lauren Ulrich, this scholarship is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250 - $500
Award per year: $750 part-time students $1500 full-time students David Clevenger Memorial Scholarship
This award is for residents or graduates of an Ohio Correctional Institution who are pursuing a career in Hospitality Management or Culinary Arts...
This award is for residents or graduates of an Ohio Correctional...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Award per year: $750 part-time students $1500 full-time students
Not Specified Dayton Chamber Music Society Scholarship
Established in August 2001 by the Dayton Chamber Music Society to help support students in the study of music. In particular, direct support to...
Established in August 2001 by the Dayton Chamber Music Society to help...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not Specified
$500 Dayton Women's Coalition Book Fund
Established in July 1991 by the Dayton Women’s Coalition to empower a woman who desires an education and enable her the opportunity to pursue a...
Established in July 1991 by the Dayton Women’s Coalition to empower a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
up to $500 Debbie Hess Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Established in April 2008 by Dennis Hess, to honor the memory of his wife, Debbie Hess, who worked as a call center customer advocate for over 4...
Established in April 2008 by Dennis Hess, to honor the memory of his...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: up to $500
Up to $1,000 per academic year Dependents of Sinclair Alumni Scholarship
Established in February 2002 by the Sinclair Alumni Association to benefit the dependents of alumni. To be eligible for the scholarship, students...
Established in February 2002 by the Sinclair Alumni Association to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1,000 per academic year
Varies Donald and Barbara Combs Scholarship Fund
Established in January 2009 by Donald and Barbara Combs to advance education by providing scholarships to students majoring in engineering who...
Established in January 2009 by Donald and Barbara Combs to advance...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Not Specified Doris Miller Scholarship for American Sign Language
Established in December 2010 by Christ Episcopal Church and friends to honor the past work of Doris Miller as a teacher of American Sign Language,...
Established in December 2010 by Christ Episcopal Church and friends to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not Specified
Varies Doug and Barbara Rasor Culinary Arts Scholarship
The Doug and Barbara Rasor Culinary Arts Scholarship was established in April 2018 for the purpose of advancing education by providing assistance...
The Doug and Barbara Rasor Culinary Arts Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$500 Dr. Herman G. Brant Health Sciences Career Community Scholarship
Established December 1994 by Ruth Brant, in the memory of her husband, Dr. Herman Brant, who served as Sinclair’s Dean of Allied Health...
Established December 1994 by Ruth Brant, in the memory of her husband,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
No specified amount Dr. Lewis A. Jackson Aviation Scholarship
Established in July 2011 by Sinclair staff and faculty to honor former Sinclair Vice President Lewis A. Jackson, for his two passions: Education...
Established in July 2011 by Sinclair staff and faculty to honor former...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: No specified amount
$300 Dr. Mary Navarro Scholarship
Established in September 1998 by members and alumni Phi Theta Kappa, Nu Pi chapter at Sinclair in honor of Dr. Navarro, to encourage and assist...
Established in September 1998 by members and alumni Phi Theta Kappa, Nu...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $300
Up to $1,000 E. Trina Martin Melzoni Nursing Scholarship
Established in April 2011 by Tom and Trina Melzoni to advance education by providing scholarship assistance to graduates of either Stebbins High...
Established in April 2011 by Tom and Trina Melzoni to advance education...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1,000
$500 East Dayton Optimist Charles and Helen Woodall Memorial Law Enforcement Scholarship
Established in October 1998 by East Dayton Optimist Club to honor the memory of deceased member Charles H. Woodall, a former police officer with...
Established in October 1998 by East Dayton Optimist Club to honor the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 East Dayton Optimist Harold and Christine Gum Memorial Engineering Scholarship
Established January 2001 by the East Dayton Optimist Club and members of the Gum Family to honor the memories of Harold and Christine Gum and to...
Established January 2001 by the East Dayton Optimist Club and members of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 East Dayton Optimist Ray Fortener Memorial Business Scholarship
Established in December 2000 by the East Dayton Optimist Club to honor the memories of Ray E. Fortener, and to assist students pursuing a Business...
Established in December 2000 by the East Dayton Optimist Club to honor...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 East Dayton Optimist Rosalyn Greene Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Established in July 2001 by the East Dayton Optimist Club to honor the memory of Rosalyn Greene, and to assist students pursuing a Nursing...
Established in July 2001 by the East Dayton Optimist Club to honor the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 East Dayton Optimist Single Parent Scholarship
Established in December 1993 by the East Dayton Optimist Club to help single parents defray the cost of a college education while seeking a degree...
Established in December 1993 by the East Dayton Optimist Club to help...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 East Dayton Optimist William H. Gum Memorial Scholarship
Established in October 1991 by the East Dayton Optimist Club to assist students pursuing an Associate’s Degree. To be eligible for this...
Established in October 1991 by the East Dayton Optimist Club to assist...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 Edna Shafer and Eleanor Young Memorial Scholarship - Nontraditional Students
Established in June 1994 by Eleanor Young to honor the memory of Edna E. Shafer and to encourage study for nontraditional, degree-seeking college...
Established in June 1994 by Eleanor Young to honor the memory of Edna E....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 per student per term Eugene and Geraldine Reiff Scholarship for Students with Dependent Children
This fund was created to advance education by providing scholarship assistance to students with dependent children who attend or are planning to...
This fund was created to advance education by providing scholarship...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500 per student per term
$250 to $500 Faculty Assembly Finish Line Scholarship
Established in January 1997 by Sinclair’s Faculty Senate to assist students who have exhausted their financial Aid and scholarship eligibility, and...
Established in January 1997 by Sinclair’s Faculty Senate to assist...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250 to $500
Up to $1,000 Towards Tool Costs; Tuition, Book, and Fee Awards May Vary Fleck Automotive Tool Scholarship Fund
Established in August 2007 by the Ernestine Fleck Trust to make grants from the income of the fund to individuals pursing training in the...
Established in August 2007 by the Ernestine Fleck Trust to make grants...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1,000 Towards Tool Costs; Tuition, Book, and Fee Awards May Vary
$1000 Full-time students; $500 part-time students Fleck Engineering Scholarship Fund
Established in August 2007 by the Ernestine Fleck Trust to make grants from the income of the fund to individuals pursing training in the...
Established in August 2007 by the Ernestine Fleck Trust to make grants...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1000 Full-time students; $500 part-time students
Not Specified Frank Douthwaite Memorial Scholarship for Student Tutors
Established in May 1995 by Virginia Douthwaite, in memory of her husband, Frank Douthwaite, an individual who was sensitive to the needs of...
Established in May 1995 by Virginia Douthwaite, in memory of her...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not Specified
$500 Frederick C. Smith Community Service Scholarship
Established in June 1999 by the Sinclair Foundation to honor Frederick C. Smith, recognizing his many years of volunteer service to Sinclair and...
Established in June 1999 by the Sinclair Foundation to honor Frederick...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 Fresh/White Memorial Scholarship Fund - African-American Students
This scholarship was established through the Sinclair Foundation in August 2019 to advance education by providing support for full- or part-time...
This scholarship was established through the Sinclair Foundation in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Not specified Gary Lee Klein Memorial Scholarship (For First-Time Students)
Established in October 1990 by Mr. and Mrs. Melvyn Klein as a memorial to their deceased son who graduated from Sinclair, Class of 1966, who are...
Established in October 1990 by Mr. and Mrs. Melvyn Klein as a memorial...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not specified
$500 Gary R. Haines Law Enforcement Scholarship
Established in June 2000 by friends and family of Gary R. Haines to honor his memory and to recognize his many years of service in Montgomery...
Established in June 2000 by friends and family of Gary R. Haines to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Up to $2,000 Gene Haas Scholarship for Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) Students
The Gene Haas Scholarship was endowed through the Sinclair Community College Foundation to assist Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) students with...
The Gene Haas Scholarship was endowed through the Sinclair Community...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $2,000
$500 General Motors ASEP Scholarship
Established in June 1996 by General Motors to assist students in the Dayton region to pursue professional training and careers in Automotive...
Established in June 1996 by General Motors to assist students in the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Varies George C. Johnston Scholarship Fund for GM ASEP Students
Established by General Motors in September 1994 to recognize George G. Johnston’s long association with General Motors and his desire to assist...
Established by General Motors in September 1994 to recognize George G....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Not Specified Gerald and Pauline Sanders Music Scholarship
Established by Pauline Sanders in November 2008 to honor her late husband, Gerald, and to benefit students pursuing an Associate Degree in...
Established by Pauline Sanders in November 2008 to honor her late...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not Specified
Up to $500 Glen and Barbara Paine Scholarship for Part-time Students
Established in August 2005 by a gift from Glen and Barbara Paine with the intent of assisting part-time Sinclair students with educational...
Established in August 2005 by a gift from Glen and Barbara Paine with...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $500
Not Specified Gudorf Aviation Scholarship
Established by Greg and Cheryl Gudorf in March 2009 to encourage the pursuit of Aviation-related education endeavors at Sinclair Community College....
Established by Greg and Cheryl Gudorf in March 2009 to encourage the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not Specified
$500 Harlan Andrew Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1988 in honor of Inspector Harlan Andrew for students pursuing a Law Enforcement degree. To be eligible for this scholarship,...
Established in 1988 in honor of Inspector Harlan Andrew for students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 Harriet Heiden Gabori and Richard Frederick Gabori Scholarship Fund
Established in July 1999 by family members to honor the memory of Harriet Heiden Gabori and Richard Frederick Gabori, and to assist Sinclair...
Established in July 1999 by family members to honor the memory of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 Helen Claire Danner Regensburger Memorial Music Scholarship
Established in August 2000 by family and friends of Helen Claire Danner Regensburger and her love of music, and to provide recognition and...
Established in August 2000 by family and friends of Helen Claire Danner...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$350 or More Irving L. Schwartz Humanities Scholarship
Established in November 1996 by the family and friends of Irving L. Schwartz, to honor his memory, and to support students pursuing a degree in the...
Established in November 1996 by the family and friends of Irving L....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $350 or More
$130.35 Jack and Ann Klein Scholarship for Appalachian Students
Established in October 1990 by Jack and Ann Klein to benefit the neediest applicant of Appalachian background pursuing a degree. To be eligible for...
Established in October 1990 by Jack and Ann Klein to benefit the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $130.35
$300 Jack Moody and John Gibbs Memorial Scholarship (for members of AAMI program)
Established in October 1996 by Dr. Martha Moody, to honor the memory her father, Jack Moody and her uncle, John Gibbs, and their appreciation for...
Established in October 1996 by Dr. Martha Moody, to honor the memory her...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $300
Not Specified Jacque R. Sheley Home Builder's Association Endowment Scholarship Fund
Established in 1988 by the Home Builders Association to assist students studying architectural engineering, civil engineering, construction...
Established in 1988 by the Home Builders Association to assist students...
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  • Award: Not Specified
$300 James C. Puthoff - Association of Government Accountants Scholarship
Established in November 1996 by the Dayton Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) and James C. Putoff, past president of AGA,...
Established in November 1996 by the Dayton Chapter of the Association of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $300
$250 James W. Tyler Scholarship for Single Fathers
Established in September 1997 by the family of James W. Tyler to honor his memory, and to encourage men parenting children alone while seeking a...
Established in September 1997 by the family of James W. Tyler to honor...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250
$500 John and Graham McConnell Scholarship for Foreign Students
Established in May 1996 by an anonymous donor to honor the memory of John and Graham McConnell by providing assistance to foreign nationals who are...
Established in May 1996 by an anonymous donor to honor the memory of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 Karen Jean Howes Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Established in April 1996 by the family of Karen Jean Howes, a 1986 graduate of Sinclair’s Associate Nursing degree program, to honor her memory by...
Established in April 1996 by the family of Karen Jean Howes, a 1986...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Not Specified Kenneth J. McCormick Art Scholarship
Established in November 2008 by Nancy McCormick to honor her late husband, Kenneth, a retired CPA and former Art student at Sinclair. This...
Established in November 2008 by Nancy McCormick to honor her late...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not Specified