Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis from philanthropic funds which have been established through the generosity of individuals, families, businesses, and organizations. These scholarships assist students in their pursuit of higher education and training. Download a listing of scholarships at the link below.
A majority of the Foundation scholarships are designated for seniors graduating from Ottawa County high schools including Danbury, Genoa, Oak Harbor, Port Clinton, Put-in-Bay and Woodmore. Students are encouraged to work with their school guidance counselors early in their senior year to determine applicable scholarships and prepare the required applications. All scholarship applications must be returned to the school guidance counselor. It is important for applicants to plan ahead, as required attachments need to be a part of the application at the time of submission.
The Foundation also offers the following scholarships that are available for students other than graduating high school seniors. Applications for these scholarships are taken throughout the year and the downloadable application forms are available at the links below.
This scholarship was established to support adults who desire to further their education to help obtain or continue employment. Training may include coursework to acquire new job skills, update/renew job skills, or train/re-train for a new career. Applicants must be over age 18 and a current resident of Ottawa County, Ohio.
This scholarship was established by the family and friends of Ian Huffman, a graduate of Woodmore High School and The Ohio State University. The scholarship provides assistance with study abroad/international experiences with emphasis on travel related costs, such as airfare, train travel, etc. Applicants must be a graduate of a high school located in Erie, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, or Wood Counties in Ohio.
Stone Lab scholarships provide an opportunity for local students and teachers to take a summer course at The Ohio State University Stone Lab on Gibraltar Island. Applicants must be an Ottawa County teacher or high school student. Please contact a Board member for more information about applying for a summer Stone Lab scholarship.
The Foundation also provides a one-day field trip to Stone Lab each year for one grade level from each of the school districts in Ottawa County. The Foundation works with the schools to set up the field trips.