7 Scholarships for Ohio Business Students

Now is a better time than ever to earn a business degree. Whether they choose to pursue a career in finance, management, human resources or another area of business, students are enrolling in online business programs because of the versatility and employability they provide. But no matter how smart of a move it is to get your degree in business, you have to keep your budget in mind. That’s where we come in.

At Notre Dame College, we understand that affordability is a priority for our students. Our multi-level business programs are designed to be both flexible for your schedule and affordable for your wallet. If you’re looking for ways to make your education even more affordable, let this post serve as a guide to business scholarships both in Ohio and beyond.

 1.       Marketing EDGE Scholarships

This award is for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in marketing. The Marketing EDGE scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and a demonstrated interest in direct or interactive marketing. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. For more information and to access the application, visit the website here.

2.       Surety & Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship ProgramSurety & Fidelity

The Surety & Fidelity program provides awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students who are pursuing a degree in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting or business/finance. Eligible applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students must also have completed at least 30 semester hours, including at least 6 hours in the declared major. For more information , visit the website.

3.       The LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate ScholarshipThe LAGRANT Foundation

This program awards 15 scholarships annually to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing careers in advertising, marketing or public relations. Applicants must be full-time students at accredited, four-year institutions. Students must also have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and have at least one year of study left. For more information, visit the website here.

4.       PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter ScholarshipPMI Southwest Ohio Chapter

The Southwest Ohio chapter of the Project Management Institute promotes project management as a profession. To this aim, they award an annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a student who meets the following criteria:

    • Must be accepted to or attending an undergraduate degree program at an accredited institution in the tri-state area in any field related to project management
    • Must demonstrate an interest in project management and submit a cover letter discussing this interest

For more information about this award, visit here.

5.       RVDA Education Foundation Scholarship ProgramRVDA

This award is made possible through the generosity of the Newt and Joanne Kindlund family. It provides scholarships in the amount of $2,500 to deserving sophomore, junior and senior college undergraduate students who are interested in business-related careers. For more information, visit the RVDA website.

6.       Wayne Alexander Memorial ScholarshipWayne Alexander Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are pursuing a career in the document management and graphic communications marketplace or those who are interested in business. Applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Must have an interest in a career within the document management or graphic communication industry
    • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Must be a full-time student attending an accredited college or university

For more information, visit the website here.

7.       Ohio National Guard Scholarshipohio national gaurd

This scholarship provides 100% tuition to any Army and Air Guard members who are attending a two- or four-year public college or university. An equivalent amount that is the average state university tuition charge can be applied toward the costs at a private institution. Participants must commit to and/or complete an enlistment in the Ohio Guard. New enlistees must complete basic training and obtain a military job skill to qualify. For more information, visit the website.

Business at NDC

Students enrolled in one of NDC’s 3 online business programs develop strong business administration skills while learning to think critically, evaluate important issues and analyze complex processes. Because we offer two degree programs as well as a certificate, you can tailor your education to fit your professional goals. The following business programs are available:

  • Associate of Arts in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
  • Certificate in Competitive (Business) Intelligence

Whether you are starting out on a new career path or looking to advance in your current field, a business degree is a great first step. Visit our business programs page for more information about the options that NDC offers for students like you.