Dayton Montgomery County Scholarship Program
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Dayton Montgomery County Scholarship Program

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The following two scholarships are managed by The Dayton-Montgomery County Scholarship Program. Applications must be obtained from your guidance office and submitted to the DMCSP office through your guidance counselor. Please contact DMCSP if you have questions about these 2 scholarships.

Altrusa Club of Dayton — Ruth Richardson Scholarship   View Details

Scholarship Fund Information

The Altrusa Club of Dayton-Ruth Richardson Scholarship is managed by the Dayton Montgomery County Scholarship Program. Applications must be picked up and submitted through your high school guidance counselor. This application is NOT available online.

Altrusa International is a community service organization with a focus on literacy and other local needs. Ruth F. Richardson was the founder of the Dayton-Montgomery County Scholarship Program and a member of Altrusa International. The name of the scholarship was changed to honor her memory following her death in 2012.

Award

$1,000

Selection Criteria

  • GPA – 3.5 or higher
  • Senior graduating from a participating Montgomery County high school and a resident of Montgomery County
  • Plan to attend an accredited college or university on a full-time basis
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • List of honors for scholastic achievements, awards, and co-curricular activities (athletics, debate, dramatics, music, etc.)

Colonel White High School Education Major Scholarship   View Details

Scholarship Fund Information

The fund was established by a group of Colonel White HS retired teachers to provide financial assistance to a student graduating from Colonel White (Thurgood Marshall High School effective January 1, 2008) who is majoring in education.

Award

Varies

Selection Criteria

  • GPA – 2.5 or higher
  • Senior graduating from Thurgood Marshall High School and a resident of Montgomery County
  • Plan to attend an accredited college or university on a full-time basis
  • Education major
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • An essay on why you want to become a teacher
  • A letter of recommendation from an instructor or counselor
  • A list of honors for scholastic achievements, awards, and co-curricular activities (athletics, debate, dramatics, music, etc.)

Other Community-Based Scholarships

Dayton Foundation Scholarship Connect   View Details

The Dayton Foundation, in cooperation with Learn to Earn Dayton, provides a scholarship and readiness website to help students get to and through college. Check out all the resources on this site, including the many scholarships offered by ScholarshipConnect partners. www.daytonfoundation.org