6 Scholarships for Ohio Business Students

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There is no better time to earn a business degree. Whether students 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. Even though pursuing a business degree is a smart move, you have to keep your budget in mind. That is where we come in.

Notre Dame College Online understands that affordability is a priority for our students. Our business programs are designed to be both flexible for your schedule and affordable for your budget. If you are looking for ways to make your education even more affordable, let this information serve as a guide to business scholarships in Ohio and beyond.

Ohio Business Scholarships

Surety & Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship Program for Underrepresented Students

The Surety & Fidelity program provides awards up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students who are pursuing a degree in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting, economics or business/finance. Eligible applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students must be a U.S. citizen and must have completed at least their sophomore year, including at least six semester hours (or equivalent) in their major field. For information, visit their website.

The LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

This program awards 30 scholarships annually to undergraduate students who are pursuing careers in advertising, marketing or public relations. Students must be a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaska Native. Applicants must be full-time students at accredited, four-year institutions. Students must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have at least one year of study left. For information, visit the website here.

PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter Milestone Scholarship

The Southwest Ohio chapter of the Project Management Institute promotes project management as a profession. The scholarship, valued up to $2,500, may be awarded in whole or in part to one or more individuals. Applicants must live in the area that the PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter serves and must be seeking training in project, program or portfolio management. For information about this award, click here.

Ohio National Guard Scholarship

This scholarship provides 100% tuition to 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 costs at a private institution. Participants must commit to and/or complete an enlistment in the Ohio National Guard. New enlistees must complete basic training and obtain a military job skill to qualify. For information, visit the website.

McKinney Family Fund Scholarship

The McKinney Family Fund was created to advance education by providing scholarships to those seeking post-secondary education to reach their fullest potential. Preference will be given to applicants of minority descent. Criteria include:

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA (4.0 scale)
  • Residing in Ohio for a minimum of two years
  • Attending or planning to attend an accredited college, university or graduate school on a full-time or part-time basis in pursuit of an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree

For additional details, click here.

Marketing EDGE Scholarships

This award is for undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in marketing. Participation in one of Marketing EDGE’s programs gains you access to marketing scholarship awards ranging from $1,000 to $7,000. Selections are based on a combination of academic performance and demonstrated interest in the marketing field (classes, extracurricular activities, internships, etc.). Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. For information and access to the application, visit the website here.

Business at Notre Dame College Online

Students enrolled in Notre Dame College’s online business administration degree program develop strong business administration skills while learning to think critically, evaluate important issues and analyze complex processes. Because we offer a range of programs, you can tailor your education to fit your professional goals. The following online business programs are available:

Whether you are starting a new career path or ready to advance in your current field, a business degree is a great step. Visit our business program pages for information about the options that Notre Dame College Online offers for students like you.