Austin E. Knowlton Scholarship

The trustees of the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation established the Austin E. Knowlton Scholarship at The University of Findlay for students with the following qualifications:
  • Students majoring in mathematics or a related subject
  • Students must be a resident of Ohio and have attended an Ohio high school
  • Students must be admitted and enroll at The University of Findlay

Scholarship Process and Award Amount

There is no separate scholarship process. Students are automatically considered when they apply to the college.
A minimum award of $3,000 is available, regardless of financial need. For outstanding students, the Austin E. Knowlton award of $3,000 is in addition to academic merit scholarship awards. All Knowlton awards are renewable annually.

About Austin E. Knowlton

Mr. Austin E. Knowlton, also known as "Dutch", was the owner and Chairman of the Knowlton Construction Company, an organization started in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in 1937 and whose predecessors dated back to 1906.  Knowlton, through his company, was responsible for more than 600 major and significant construction projects throughout Ohio and the Midwest, including school buildings, hospitals, libraries and post offices.

Mr. Knowlton was a 1927 graduate of Bellefontaine High School in Logan County, Ohio and The Ohio State University, class of 1931, where he received a bachelor's of science degree in architectural engineering.  He became an avid sportsman with a fifty-year interest in saddlebred horses, an original founding partnership of the Cincinnati Bengals where he served as Chairman, a major ownership interest for many years in the Cincinnati Reds, and a trusteeship of the Little Brown Jug Society for harness racing in Delaware, Ohio.  Knowlton also was a leading philanthropist with The Ohio State School of Architecture named in his honor.

For more information about if you qualify for the Knowlton Scholarship, contact your admissions counselor.