​General Endowed Scholarships

All endowed scholarships  are available to UF sophomores, juniors and seniors. A limited number of scholarships are available to incoming freshmen, and these scholarships are awarded as part of the regular freshman admissions process. Endowed scholarships range from $500 - $1,500 each year.   


Leslie ’35 and Eva (Royer ’34) Baker Scholarship    

  • Awarded to students who are graduates of Hancock County high schools and who are preparing ​for careers in service-oriented vocations  

  • One to two scholarships awarded annually*  

  • Established by the family and friends of Leslie and Eva Baker   

         

​Ballinger Industries Inc. Scholarship   

  • ​Awarded to students who are children of current employees of Fabco Inc. and Werk-Brau Inc., with second preference given to grandchildren of current employees  


William A. Barton Scholarship   

  • Number awarded contingent on the number of qualified applicants*  
  • Established to support and encourage higher education           
  • Awarded to residents of Hancock County, Ohio, who are in their third or fourth year of study with a 3.0 GPA or better  
  • One to two scholarships awarded annually*  
  • Established by Treva A. Barton in memory of her husband, William           

Ann E. Bonifas Memorial Scholarship   

  • Awarded to students who have financial need and who are employed by food services a minimum of 10 hours per week  
  • One to two scholarships awarded annually*  
  • Established by the family and friends of Ann Bonifas, former director of Marriott Food Services at The University of Findlay             


Mrs. C.I. Brown Scholarship   

  • Awarded to students at the discretion of the president of The University of Findlay  
  • One scholarship awarded annually*  
  • Established through a bequest from Henry Brunner Brown Sr. ’14         

Desmond V. Buford “One World, One People, One Race” Memorial Scholarship   

  • Awarded students who demonstrate leadership throughout the UF campus community and who hold a 3.0 GPA or better
  • One scholarship awarded annually*  
  • Established by the family and friends of Des Buford in his memory. 

    A.R. and Mary Ann Charnes Student Life Endowment   

    • Awarded to students with financial need, preference given to descendants of Lewis Arthur Bundy and William Ira Keck  
    • Two to three scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established in memory of Lewis Arthur Bundy and William Ira Keck, fathers of Richard Lewis and Geneva Keck Bundy       

    Caleb T. Clark Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students majoring in art and/or environmental studies who hold a 3.0 GPA or better  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by the family and friends of Caleb T. Clark ’98 in his memory          


    Class of 1939 Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students with a 2.8 GPA or better who are involved in extracurricular activities  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by members of the Class of 1939           

    Class of 1942 Scholarship   

    • Awarded to descendants of the Findlay College Class of 1942 who demonstrate financial need  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by the members of the Class of 1942           

    Class of 1943 Scholarship   

    • Awarded to descendants of the Findlay College Class of 1943 who demonstrate financial need  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by the members of the Class of 1943          


    Class of 1944 Scholarship   

    • Awarded to descendants of the Findlay College Class of 1944  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by members of the Class of 1944        


    George E. Countryman Scholarship   

    • Awarded to worthy students enrolled at UF  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established through a bequest from George E. Countryman  


    Philip B. and Peggy Crosby Scholarship

    • Awarded to incoming freshmen who are pursing their education through UF’s Office of Graduate and Special Programs and who show distinct Christian ethics and have leadership qualities as indicated by extracurricular activities  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by Mr. and Mrs. Philip Crosby            


    Evelyn M. Damon ’27 Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students who are graduates of a Hancock County, Ohio, high school and who are preparing for a service-oriented profession such as teaching, nursing, social work and/or religion. 
    • Recipients must have a 3.0 GPA or better.  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  Established by Evelyn Damon

    John R. ’53 and Jo Ann (H ’00) Davidson Scholarship

    • Awarded to Findlay High School graduates who exhibit a commitment to public and/or community service who hold a 3.2 GPA or better  
    • Two scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by the Honorable Jo Ann Davidson and her husband, John
     

    Dietsch Family Scholarship

    • Awarded to residents of Hancock County, Ohio, with preference given to current or former employees of Dietsch Brothers Ice Cream Inc.  
    • One to two scholarships awarded annually*  Established by the Dietsch Family

    Ralph H. ’42 and Betty B. ’39 Edie Scholarship

    • Awarded to full-time students with honorable service to the United States military  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  Established by Colonel (Ret.) Halson Kent Edie and Barbara DeLong, the children of Ralph H. and Betty B. Edie
              

    John and Frances Eoff Scholarship;

    • Awarded to deserving students from Hancock County, Ohio, or the state of Ohio;
    • Five to six scholarships awarded annually*  Established by John and Frances Eoff's daughter, Jane Eoff Burson, and grandson, John Burson


    GAR Foundation Scholarship

    • Awarded to students who are high school graduates from Summit County, Ohio, with scholastic ability and financial need;
    • Two to three scholarships awarded annually*;
    • Established by the GAR Foundation of Akron, Ohio
     

    Bob and Betty Gephart Scholarship  

    • Awarded to outstanding graduates of Van Buren High School
    • One scholarship awarded annually*
    • Established by friends, family and the children of Robert L. ’59 and Elizabeth A. (Now ’54) Gephart
     

    Great Lakes Conference Churches of God Scholarship

    • Awarded annually to undergraduate or graduate students who are members of a church in the Great Lakes Conference. The students must attend church regularly and have pastoral recommendation from their home churches. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or better and must apply for this scholarship through the Great Lakes Conference Churches of God office.  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*;
    • Established by the Great Lakes Conference Churches of God

    Grob Systems Inc. Scholarship;

    • Awarded to students who are residents of Hancock County, Ohio, who hold a 3.5 GPA or better;
    • One scholarship awarded annually*;
    • Established by Grob Systems Inc.

    Tennyson Guyer Memorial Fund   

    • Awarded to deserving students who are residents of Ohio’s Fourth District and who are majoring in business administration, communication, religion or political science with leadership potential  
    • Eight to nine scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by Mrs. Tennyson Guyer in memory of Tennyson Guyer ’34            

    Dr. John “Jack” Harrington Scholarship Endowment Fund   

    • Awarded to students who hold a 3.0 GPA or better  
    • One to two scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by The University of Findlay Board of Trustees to honor Dr. Harrington for his years of service to the University as chair of the Board.          

    I. N. Heminger Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students majoring in liberal arts or sciences  
    • Three to four scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by Edwin L. Heminger, Findlay Publishing Co. and The Courier in honor of Edwin’s grandfather, I.N. Heminger         

    Heritage Scholarship for African-American Students   

    • Awarded to sophomore or junior students of African-American descent who have a 2.8 GPA or better  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established through the generosity of a member of the UF staff          

    William and Lucye Hoopes Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students who demonstrate financial need who hold a 3.0 GPA or better*  
    • Established by Mr. and Mrs. William Hoopes      

    Dr. James D. ’53 and Mira M. (Frost ’78) Houdeshell Scholarship   

    • Awarded to full-time students with a 3.0 GPA or better who major in education and participate in varsity football or basketball  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established through the generosity of family and friends of Dr. James D. ’53 and Mira M. (Frost ’78) Houdeshell             

    O.J. and Georgia Huffman Scholarship   

    • Awarded to graduates of Hancock County high schools who hold a 3.0 GPA or better who are not participating in athletics  25 to 30 scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Huffman          

    Nellie Fox Hutson Scholarship   

    • Awarded to deserving students  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by Boyd G. Hutson and John ’48 and Audie (Miller ’46) Hutson in memory of Nellie Fox Hutson, their mother and grandmother, respectively          

    Royal and Rosamond Kear Scholarship   

    • Awarded to deserving students  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by the family and friends of Royal and Rosamond Kear         

    Keck Family Memorial Scholarship   

    • Awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate students who hold a 3.0 GPA or better  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by John M. Keck '56 to honor the memory of his parents and aunt, Martin Iruh Keck, Carrie Belva Keck and Leola Trauger Keck           

    Mildred (Kinsinger ’29) Kelly Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need and hold a 3.0 GPA or better  
    • Three to four scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by Mildred (Kinsinger ’29)           

    Kelly George R. Lanagan Sr. Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students participating in a musical program at UF (in even years) and to students participating in intercollegiate athletics (odd years)  
    • Three to four scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Elizabeth L. Lanagan established this scholarship through her bequest to honor her late husband, George.           


    Stella LaRue Scholarship Endowment Fund   

    • Awarded to full-time students who hold a 3.0 GPA or better  
    • One to two scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by Stella LaRue        

    Leon Charles Lantz Scholarship Endowment Fund   

    • Awarded to deserving students  
    • Three to four scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established through a bequest from Professor Leon C. Lantz        

    Dudley Laser ’23 and Mary (Marks ’17) Lea Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students majoring in business, environmental, safety and occupational health management or language who demonstrate steady academic progress and a high degree of involvement in campus activities  
    • Three to four scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by Mary and Dudley Lea, lifelong residents of Findlay            

    Shirley M. Lloyd Scholarship   

    • Awarded to part-time or full-time students in any year of study who hold a 3.0 GPA or better  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by friends and family of Shirley M. Lloyd and through her bequest to assist young people to achieve a university degree            

    Patricia A. March Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students who are members of the residence life staff who hold a 3.0 GPA or better  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by family and friends of Patricia A. March           

    Dean C.A. Morey Children of Alumni Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students who are the descendants of UF alumni and are enrolled in four-year degree programs  
    • One to two scholarships awarded annually*        

    David L. '67 and Edith J. Morris Scholarship   

    • Awarded to deserving students who hold a 3.0 GPA or better  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by Mr. and Mrs. Morris         

    Geraldine Moss Scholarship   

    • Awarded to female graduates of Findlay High School who are not married  
    • One to two scholarships are awarded annually*     

    G.N. Nicholson Scholarship   

    • Awarded to incoming freshmen who have exhibited strong leadership roles while in high school and have ranked in the upper quarter or their graduating class  
    • Three to four scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by established by G. Norman and Jane E. Nicholson           

    William and Marilyn Nonnamaker Scholarship   

    • Two scholarships awarded annually: one to incoming freshmen from Hancock County who rank in the upper third of their graduating class; the other to upperclassmen from Hancock County who hold a 3.2 GPA or better*  
    • Established by William Nonnamaker and his wife, Marilyn          

    Dr. Herbert O. and Helen (Alexander) Now Scholarship   

    • Awarded to education majors or students preparing for Christian ministry who are involved with campus, community or church organizations  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by the family of Herbert and Helen Now in honor of Dr. Herbert ’27 and Helen (Alexander ’28) Now            

    C. Paul Palmer Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students who hold a 3.0 GPA or better who demonstrate financial need  
    • One to two scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by Margaret Palmer in honor of her husband, C. Paul Palmer        

    Thomas M. Pees Memorial Scholarship   

    • Awarded to graduates of Hardin Northern High School who hold a 3.2 GPA or better and are active in at least two campus activities  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established in memory of Thomas M. Pees, a graduate of Dunkirk High School and former member of Hardin Northern High School Board of Education by his daughter, Debra (Pees ’80) Arce           

    Lucinda V. Peters Scholarship   

    • Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students who are members of a church in the Eastern Regional Conference. The students must attend church regularly and have pastoral recommendations from their home churches. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or better and must apply for this scholarship through the Eastern Regional Conference Churches of God office.  
    • One to two scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by the Estern Regional Conference of the Churches of God              

    Mary Reick Endowment Fund   

    • Awarded to outstanding students 
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established through the estate of Mary Reick    

    Don and Nellie Renninger Scholarship   

    • Awarded to deserving students  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by Findlay alumni to honor the Renningers for their many years of service to UF          

    Jean Keneagy Rivera Scholarship   

    • Awarded to full-time students who hold a 3.0 GPA or better  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established through a bequest from Jean (Weaver) Keneagy Rivera ’51         

    Betty and Russel Ruths Memorial Scholarship   

    • Awarded to deserving students from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the Churches of God  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established through a trust in memory of Betty (Cahoon ’45) and Russel           

    Ruths Stober Endowed Book Fund   

    • Awarded to full-time students who demonstrate financial need  
    • One scholarship awarded annually to be used to purchase academic books*   
    • Established by Dortha Stober Sheldon (’36) and Florence (Kling)         

    Taylor Memorial Scholarship   

    • Awarded to Findlay High School graduates who are full-time students with a 3.0 GPA or better and who show leadership potential through involvement in athletics, music/theater and/or student government   
    • One to two scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by the family and friends of Sheldon W. ’36 and Florence (Kling) Taylor            

    Town and Campus Scholarship   

    • Awarded to worthy students who are graduates of a Hancock County high school who are in good academic standing and exhibit volunteerism and philanthropy on campus and/or in the community
    • Four to five scholarships awarded annually*  
    • Established by the members and friends of the Town and Campus organization            

    Richard E. and Barbara A. Wilkin Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students who exhibit good moral character and Christian values who hold a 3.0 GPA or better 
    • One scholarship awarded annually*        

    Kenneth Williams ’29 Scholarship

    • Awarded to full-time, African-American students who hold a 2.8 GPA or better  
    • One scholarship awarded annually*  
    • Established by Brian Washington ’84, a trustee of The University of Findlay        Awarded to deserving students with preference given to graduates of high schools in Lucas County, Ohio
     

    Philip S. Willis Scholarship

    • One scholarship awarded annually* 
    • Established by Society National Bank trustee Philip S. Willis           
     

    Josephine A. Wilson ’29 Scholarship  

    • Awarded to deserving students 
    • Two to three scholarships awarded annually* 
    • Established through a charitable remainder trust by Josephine A. Wilson ’29          
     

    Gene and Alice (Stroude ’28) Winegardner Scholarship  

    • Awarded to deserving students, with preference given to students from Hancock County who hold a 3.0 GPA or better 
    • One to two scholarships awarded annually* 
    • Established by Alice P. (Stroude ’28) Winegardner            
     

    Women’s Christian Service Council Scholarship  

    • Awarded to students who are pursuing Christian studies 
    • One to two scholarships awarded annually* 
    • Established by the Women’s Christian Service Council of the Churches of God, General Conference          

    James W. ’63 and Karis S. Woodward Female Veterans’ Scholarship   

    • Awarded to students who are female veterans who have been discharged after honorable service with the U.S. active or reserve military service, or who are serving in the U.S. military 
    • One scholarship awarded annually* 
    • Established by Jim ’63 and Karis to honor their daughters, Jill L. Zeto and Judith A. Bunting. Both Jill and Judy are veterans who served their nation in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps.         
     
    *The number and value of scholarships awarded each year are contingent on the earnings of the individual scholarship funds. ​