Our Opportunities

*_*2020-2021 Scholarships _

The Cincinnati State scholarship application season is open! Please complete and submit the scholarship application along with a letter of recommendation no later than the deadline. Please note that some scholarship opportunities require supplemental information, so please be sure to pay close attention to all requirements.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
varies 1 Night 12 Kitchens Culinary Scholarship
Midwest Culinary Institute students from Business Technologies Division; No demonstrated financial need or GPA requirement Tuition, books, fees and...
Midwest Culinary Institute students from Business Technologies Division;...
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varies AAUP Scholarships
Student fully admitted in any degree-seeking program; minimum 3.0 GPA. Must have completed at least 16 credit hours at Cincinnati State. Preference...
Student fully admitted in any degree-seeking program; minimum 3.0 GPA....
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  • Award: varies
Varies Adult Learner Scholarship (BTD)
Non-traditional student, age 21 and older, returning to school, need based. Full-time (up to $3,000) or part-time (up to $1500). Renewable with 2.5...
Non-traditional student, age 21 and older, returning to school, need...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Adult Learner Scholarship (H&S)
Non-traditional student, age 21 and older, returning to school, need based. Full-time (up to $3,000) or part-time (up to $1500). Renewable with 2.5...
Non-traditional student, age 21 and older, returning to school, need...
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Varies Adult Learner Scholarship (HPS)
Non-traditional student, age 21 or older, returning to school, need-based. Full time up to $3,000, Part time up to $1,500. Renewable with 2.5 GPA.
Non-traditional student, age 21 or older, returning to school,...
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Varies Adult Learner Scholarshp (CIT)
Non-traditional student, age 21 and older, returning to school, need based. Full-time (up to $3,000) or part-time (up to $1500). Renewable with 2.5...
Non-traditional student, age 21 and older, returning to school, need...
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varies AFL Legacy Scholarship
AFL students who have completed 080 with an A or B in the class and preference to students who have completed the Accelerated 080 Program. Must...
AFL students who have completed 080 with an A or B in the class and...
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varies Alice P. Bruckman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Business Technologies Division students. Award can be applied towards tuition, fees, and books.
Business Technologies Division students. Award can be applied towards...
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varies Alumni Annual Scholarship
General scholarship, for students who are related to a Cincinnati State alumni or child/grandchild of alumni. Award can be used towards tuition,...
General scholarship, for students who are related to a Cincinnati State...
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  • Award: varies
varies Alumni Endowed Scholarship
General scholarship; For alumni or child/grandchild of alumni. Award can be used for tuition, books & fees.
General scholarship; For alumni or child/grandchild of alumni. Award...
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  • Award: varies
varies Andrea Cheng English as a Second Language (ESL) Scholarship
Matriculating ESL student(s) with unmet need, FT or PT in any program, must maintain a 2.0 GPA. Award can be applied towards tuition, fees, books,...
Matriculating ESL student(s) with unmet need, FT or PT in any program,...
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Varies Ann Diefenbacher Memorial Scholarship
Pastry/Culinary program, 2nd yr, min. GPA 2.0. Student must live in Butler Country. Required to attend the Annual awards event for the Altrusa...
Pastry/Culinary program, 2nd yr, min. GPA 2.0. Student must live in...
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varies Avon Endowed Scholarship
General Scholarship. Emergency student loan; granted to needy students – middle income & older students – who have no other possible source of...
General Scholarship. Emergency student loan; granted to needy students –...
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varies Barry Haering Memorial Scholarship
Full time students in Engineering Programs. Award can be applied towards tuition and fees.
Full time students in Engineering Programs. Award can be applied...
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varies Ben Wright Scholarship
Students in Landscape Horticulture Technology, Sustainable Horticulture Technology, Turfgrass Management Technology, Landscape Design Certificate...
Students in Landscape Horticulture Technology, Sustainable Horticulture...
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varies Beverly Evert Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Biology students in the Humanities & Sciences Division obtaining an Associate of Sciences degree. May be used for tuition, books, and fees.
Biology students in the Humanities & Sciences Division obtaining an...
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varies Brenda Maples Student Activities Leadership Scholarship
One student per year full or part time with minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be a member of Cincinnati State recognized club or organization. Must demonstrate...
One student per year full or part time with minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be a...
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varies Business Technologies Division Culinary Scholarship
Culinary students in the Business Technologies Division. Award can be applied towards tuition, fees, and books.
Culinary students in the Business Technologies Division. Award can be...
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varies Business Technologies Division Dietetics/Food Management Scholarship
Dietetics/Food Management students in the Business Technologies Division can be applied towards tuition, fees, and books.
Dietetics/Food Management students in the Business Technologies Division...
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varies Business Technologies Division Scholarship
Students in the Business Technologies Division. Award may be applied towards tuition, fees, and books.
Students in the Business Technologies Division. Award may be applied...
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varies Cecilia Unzicker Randell Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Health & Public Safety students in the Nursing (RN) program. This award can be applied towards tuition, fees, and books.
Health & Public Safety students in the Nursing (RN) program. This award...
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varies Center for Innovative Technologies - Chemed Cyber Security Scholarship
Student in field of Information Technology/Network Engineering; five scholarships at $1,500 ea.for students enrolled in the new course at...
Student in field of Information Technology/Network Engineering; five...
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Varies Center for Innovative Technologies - Chemed Cyber Security Scholarship (Continuing Studies)
Two scholarships at $1,250 ea. as follows: for two students continuing their studies in the Computer Programming and Database Management course.
Two scholarships at $1,250 ea. as follows: for two students continuing...
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Varies Center for Innovative Technologies - Computer Information Systems
Center for Innovative Technologies Computer Information systems student.
Center for Innovative Technologies Computer Information systems student.
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varies Center for Innovative Technologies Electric Engineering Technology Scholarship
Electric Engineering Technology students in the Center for Innovative Technologies Division. Award can be applied towards tuition, fees, and books.
Electric Engineering Technology students in the Center for Innovative...
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varies Center for Innovative Technologies Mechanical Engineering Scholarship
Mechanical Engineering students in the Center for Innovative Technologies Division. May be used for tuition, books and fees.
Mechanical Engineering students in the Center for Innovative...
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varies Center for Innovative Technologies Scholarship
Students in the Center for Innovative Technologies Division. Award can be applied towards tuition, fees, and books.
Students in the Center for Innovative Technologies Division. Award can...
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varies Central High Lunch Bunch Scholarship in Memory of Ronald Hatcher
Full or part time students with a minimum 2.0 GPA in their second year of program study, max annual salary 30K. Prefer students whose relatives...
Full or part time students with a minimum 2.0 GPA in their second year...
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Varies CESO Civil Engineering/Surveying Scholarship
Land Surveying student, at least in 2nd semester, min. GPA 3.0.
Land Surveying student, at least in 2nd semester, min. GPA 3.0.
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  • Award: Varies
varies Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Endowed Scholarship for Women, Fifth Third Bank Trustee
General scholarship, Female students in any program or division.
General scholarship, Female students in any program or division.
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varies Charter Communications Scholarship
Incoming students in any program. Award can be applied towards tuition, fees, and books.
Incoming students in any program. Award can be applied towards...
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varies Cincinnati Bell Scholarship
Information Technologies student.
Information Technologies student.
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varies Cincinnati State Refugee Fund
Students in any degree program who have identified as having Refugee Status on their application; Incoming with no GPA, 2.0 required for renewal,...
Students in any degree program who have identified as having Refugee...
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varies Co-op/Intern of the Year
Tuition, books & fees; 2 Co-op students at $500 each. Formerly Roger Schaller Annual Scholarship.
Tuition, books & fees; 2 Co-op students at $500 each. Formerly Roger...
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Varies Colonel De Scholarship
Any MCI program, full-time or part-time, in good academic standing.
Any MCI program, full-time or part-time, in good academic standing.
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varies Corbin Endowed Scholarship
General Scholarship. May be used for tuition, books, and fees.
General Scholarship. May be used for tuition, books, and fees.
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Varies Crystal Bossard Early Childhood Education Scholarship
Early Childhood Education major, part-time or full-time. If starting with GED, no GPA required, otherwise 2.5 . As many qualified students per...
Early Childhood Education major, part-time or full-time. If starting...
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varies David G. Parker Endowed Scholarship
General scholarship. Award can be used towards tuition, fees, and books.
General scholarship. Award can be used towards tuition, fees, and books.
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varies Dean Esposito Memorial Scholarship
Culinary Arts student. May be used for tuition, books & fees.
Culinary Arts student. May be used for tuition, books & fees.
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varies Diana Hocutt Software Engineering Technology Scholarship
One Software Engineering Technology student. GPA 2.0 minimum. May be used for tuition, books, fees and transportation.
One Software Engineering Technology student. GPA 2.0 minimum. May be...
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varies Dick Weiland Endowed Scholars Program in Honor of Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth
FT in any degree program. Tuition, fees, books, parking (unused balance rolls forward to following yr for same student)
FT in any degree program. Tuition, fees, books, parking (unused balance...
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varies Dick Weinle Edgewater Race Track Scholarship
Full time students in the Automotive Program. May be used for tuition or books.
Full time students in the Automotive Program. May be used for tuition or...
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Varies EAWM
Student taking at least 9 hrs a semester, min. GPA 2.75. Must be doing majority of work on Middletown campus during semester dollars used.
Student taking at least 9 hrs a semester, min. GPA 2.75. Must be doing...
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varies Elizabeth Wright Memorial Endowed Scholarship
General. This award can be applied towards tuition, fees, and books.
General. This award can be applied towards tuition, fees, and books.
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varies Ester K. Knost Memorial Endowed Scholarship
New full time female students in the Business Technologies Division. There is no GPA requirement. Award may be applied towards tuition,fees, and...
New full time female students in the Business Technologies Division....
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varies Federal Home Loan Bank Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Jim Macke
Full time or Part time cooperative education eligible student in the Business Technology Division. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA. May be used...
Full time or Part time cooperative education eligible student in the...
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varies Fleck Scholarship Fund - Center for Innovative Technologies
Mechanical arts & quality control; need not be formal degree seeking; can be specific course, seminar or apprenticeship; renewable 2nd yr if...
Mechanical arts & quality control; need not be formal degree seeking;...
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varies Follett Bookstores Book Scholarship
For students in any program and division. For textbook awards only at the Follett campus bookstore at Cincinnati State.
For students in any program and division. For textbook awards only at...
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varies Follett Bookstores Book Scholarship
For students in any program and division. For textbook awards only at the Follett campus bookstore at Cincinnati State.
For students in any program and division. For textbook awards only at...
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varies Gap Funding Scholarship
Awarded based on financial need.
Awarded based on financial need.
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