Our Opportunities

Below is a list of Sinclair-funded scholarships. Our online application auto-matches you for consideration based on your student record info as you finish an application.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
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
$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
$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
$100-$1,000 Tartan Memorial/Tribute Scholarship
Established in March 2009 by the Sinclair Foundation Board of Trustees to provide a means of enhancing student access to higher education and...
Established in March 2009 by the Sinclair Foundation Board of Trustees...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100-$1,000
Ended
$250 - $1,500 per student Bill's Donut Shop Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed through the Sinclair Foundation in June 2019 to assist residents of Centerville, Washington Township, Brookville, West...
This scholarship was endowed through the Sinclair Foundation in June...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250 - $1,500 per student
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: Ended
  • Award: No specified amount
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
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
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: Ended
  • Award: Up to $500/semester
Ended
$1,500 Centerville Women's Civic Club Shirley Heintz Memorial Scholarship
To honor former Centerville Women’s Civic Club member, Shirley Heintz, for her commitment to public service, the Centerville Women’s Civic Club...
To honor former Centerville Women’s Civic Club member, Shirley Heintz,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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
$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
$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
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1000 Full-time students; $500 part-time students
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
$500 Sheriff Tom Wilson Continuing Education Endowment
Establish by Sheriff Tom Wilson in January 1989 in his continuing efforts to support students pursuing a degree in Law Enforcement. To qualify,...
Establish by Sheriff Tom Wilson in January 1989 in his continuing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000/year (first-year students only) 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 (first-year students only)
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
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 Sinclair College...
Established in January 1996 by Automotive Service Excellence to assist...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not Specified
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:
  • Award: Varies
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
Minimum: $100; Maximum $750 Bellbrook Sugarcreek Optimist Club Michael Sabin Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in August 2020 by the Bellbrook Sugarcreek Optimist Club to provide support to residents of the Bellbrook...
This scholarship was established in August 2020 by the Bellbrook...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Minimum: $100; Maximum $750
$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
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:
  • Award: Up to $1,000/year
Not specified Bruce Dawson Memorial Scholarship (For Journalism/Written Communication 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
$250 per 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:
  • Award: $250 per student
Varies Christina L. Brown and John Joseph Memorial Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed in February 2018 to provide financial assistance for nursing students who are raising dependent children and have...
This scholarship was endowed in February 2018 to provide financial...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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
Not specified Clifford Marshall Business Administration Scholarship
Established in 1986 by the family of Clifford Marshall and the Business Administration faculty at Sinclair to recognize outstanding Sinclair...
Established in 1986 by the family of Clifford Marshall and the Business...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Not specified
Up to $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: Up to $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
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
Varies Coolidge Wall Legal Studies 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: Varies
$250 - $500 DaimlerChrysler College Automotive Program (CAP) Scholarship
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
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:
  • Award: Up to $1,000
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
$500 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:
  • Award: $500
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
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:
  • Award: Up to $1,000