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For any questions, contact Cheryl Canaday at ccanaday@wscc.edu or 740.885.5706

Foundation Scholarships

NEARLY 50 SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded annually by the Washington State Community College Foundation. These scholarships, which are provided by donors to the Foundation, provide financial assistance to part-time and full-time students who are pursuing a degree or certificate at WSCC.

To apply for Foundation scholarships and many other institutional scholarships, complete just ONE application here. Your ONE application will automatically allow you to be considered for ALL scholarships for which you are eligible.

Please note that these Foundation scholarships require 1 recommendation to be eligible:

  • AEP Ohio
  • Amazon Chapter #30 of the Eastern Star
  • AAUW – Marietta Branch
  • Dr. and Mrs. Bradley J. Ebersole Presidential
  • Bettie B. Goehring Memorial
  • Jeanette Ellis Hale Educational
  • Holbert-Campbell Phi Theta Kappa
  • Jack G. Ingram Memorial
  • Tim and Jane O’Brien Nursing
  • Deb Patrick Nursing
  • Dr. Paul Prachun Radiologic Technology Bridge
  • Tina K. Schaad Memorial Scholarship
  • Shirley Von Brock Wylie Memorial
  • Lynne Zoller Nursing
  • Zonta Club of Marietta

For questions about the Foundation scholarships, please contact Cheryl Canaday at 740.855.3702 or ccanaday@wscc.edu

Click below to see a complete listing and description of the Foundation scholarships.

Business - Education

Business

Bettie B. Goehring Memorial Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to a full-time student in a Business Technology program. This scholarship was established by her husband, Henry G. Goehring, in memory of Bettie, who served in administrative and executive secretarial functions with Union Carbide Corporation for 38 years.

Louise Eagleson Holmes Business Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship which provides assistance for the purchase of required textbooks for students enrolled in a Business Technology program. It was established by Louise Holmes, Washington State Community College, Class of 1977.

Nine Oaks Business Management and Technical Studies Scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional student enrolled in a Business Management Technology program. Recipients must demonstrate participation in community service and plan to remain in Appalachia after graduation. This scholarship was established by Darren Pitchford.

Education

Jeanette Ellis Hale Educational Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to a second-year student in an Associate of Arts Transfer Program who is expecting to pursue a bachelor’s in education. The recipient must have participated in extracurricular activities or volunteered in high school. This scholarship was established in recognition of Dr. Hale’s family of dedicated educators.

Shirley Von Brock Wylie Memorial Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship which provides financial assistance to a second-year student in the Education Transfer program. This scholarship was established by the Wylie Family in memory of Shirley Von Brock Wylie, who taught in Ohio schools.

Engineering & Industrial Technology - Fine Arts

Engineering & Industrial Technology

AEP Ohio Scholarship supports a full-time or part-time student enrolled in an associate of applied science degree program and majoring in Electronics, Instrumentation Control and Electric, or Power Plant Operator or in a certificate program related to the electric industry. The recipient must be an AEP Ohio customer or the child of a customer of AEP Ohio. This scholarship is provided by AEP Ohio.

American Society of Metals Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to a second-year student enrolled in a degree program in Engineering and Industrial Technologies and majoring in Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics, Industrial Technology, Design Drafting, Power Plant Operator, Process Technician, or Mechanical Engineering. This scholarship was established by the American Society of Metals.

Dave and Arlene Archer Family Scholarship supports a full-time or part-time, first-year or non-traditional student enrolled in an Engineering & Industrial Technologies degree program. This scholarship was established by David M. Archer.

Astorg Motor Company is a merit scholarship awarded to a full-time student enrolled in an Automotive Tech or Diesel Truck Systems degree program.

Barrett-Hager Scholarship for Excellence and Leadership in Industrial and Engineering Technologies is a merit-based scholarship for full-time students enrolled in an Industrial Technologies program at WSCC. Recipients must demonstrate school or community leadership involvement. This scholarship was established by Dr. George McAfee.

Henry Goehring’s Excellence in Engineering Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for students enrolled in an Engineering & Industrial Technologies program. This scholarship was established by Henry G. Goehring.

J. Ryan Graham Memorial Scholarship provides assistance to students pursuing a degree or certificate in an Engineering and Industrial Technologies program. It was established by Daniel K. and Jean G. Graham in memory of their son, Ryan Graham, who had intended to pursue a welding career.

Instrumentation Society of America Scholarship supports a second-year student in the Engineering Technology program who is majoring in Electrical Engineering or Electronics. This scholarship was established by the Instrumentation Society of America. Recipients of the scholarship also receive a one-year membership in the ISA.

Kraton Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in any of the Industrial Technologies certificate or degree programs. Special consideration will be given to applicants who are veterans or who reside in Belpre, Ohio. This scholarship was established by Kraton Corporation.

Nine Oaks Scholarship for Appalachian Service and Development – Digital Technology is awarded to a non-traditional student enrolled in a Digital Technology degree program. Recipients must demonstrate participation in community service and plan to remain in Appalachia after graduation. This scholarship was established by Darren Pitchford.

Tri-State Roofing & Sheet Metal Company Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to a full-time student enrolled in a certificate or degree program in Engineering and Industrial Technologies at Washington State Community College. This scholarship was established by the Tri-State Roofing & Sheet Metal Company.

Fine Arts

John Steven Cordray Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to a second-year student enrolled in the Fine Arts Transfer Degree Program. This scholarship was established by J. Daniel McMannis III and James Fuller in memory of John Steven Cordray.

General

General

American Association of University Women-Marietta Branch Student Scholarship is awarded to a female student in a degree program. This scholarship was established by the Marietta Branch of the AAUW.

Wilson Anderson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a second-year student, with special consideration given to a non-traditional student. This scholarship was established by the children of Wilson Anderson in his memory.

Ethel and James Archer Scholarship supports a first-year or non-traditional student in one of the Arts & Sciences Transfer programs. This scholarship was created by David M. Archer in honor of Ethel Archer, who spent 28 years teaching biology and science courses at St. Mary’s Junior High School in Marietta, Ohio.

Cheryl Ann Fornnarino-Reeder Memorial Scholarship was established by the Riverview Credit Union in memory of Cheryl Ann Fornnarino Reeder, who was the Riverview Credit Union manager/CEO for 27 years and whose mother founded the Riverview Credit Union in 1968. The recipient must demonstrate school and/or community involvement, with preference given to students from Washington, Morgan or Wood Counties.

Dominion East Ohio Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to a student enrolled in an associate degree program and who is a customer of, or is the son or daughter of a customer of, Dominion East Ohio. This scholarship was established by the Dominion Foundation.

Dr. and Ms. Bradley J. Ebersole Presidential Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to a second-year student enrolled in a degree program, and who demonstrates outstanding leadership potential. This scholarship was established by Dr. Bradley Ebersole and Mrs. Gale Ebersole.

James R. Farley, Sr. Scholarship is awarded to a first-generation student. This scholarship was established by Jeff and Amy Farley.

Gretchen S. Feldmaier Memorial Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for non-traditional students who are graduating from a degree program at WSCC, and have been accepted into a four-year baccalaureate program. This memorial scholarship was established by the family of Ms. Feldmaier to honor her lifelong love of teaching.

Foundation Annual Scholarship is awarded at the discretion of the Foundation Executive Director and provides scholarship support to students that demonstrate financial need and academic promise.

Betty Hadler Memorial Scholarship is merit scholarship awarded to a student who exhibits the qualities of leadership and has the career aspirations of owning or operating their own business.

Holmes Family Scholarship is awarded to a student from either Ohio or West Virginia. This scholarship was established by Ronald and Louise Holmes.

Jack G. Ingram Memorial Scholarship provides assistance to a non-traditional student enrolled full-time in a degree program or the Practical Nursing Program. Applicants must be a resident of Washington or Morgan County, Ohio, and demonstrate participation in community service. This scholarship was established by the Ingram family and friends, WSCC faculty and staff, and by community businesses and individuals to honor Mr. Ingram, former Dean of Business and Engineering.

Patricia Ann McPeek Memorial Scholarship for Single Mothers is established by the children of Patricia Ann McPeek to provide financial assistance to single mothers.

Order of the Eastern Star, Amazon Chapter #30 Scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional student from Noble County. This scholarship was established by the Amazon Chapter #30 of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Peoples Bank High School Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Washington or Morgan County who is enrolled in any degree program at WSCC. This scholarship was established by People Bancorp Foundation.

Phi Theta Kappa All-Ohio Team Scholarship is awarded to PTK students who are named to the first or second All-Ohio Team by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges. This scholarship was established by Phi Theta Kappa.

Phi Theta Kappa, Holbert-Campbell Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to a second-year Phi Theta Kappa member who is enrolled in a degree program at Washington State Community College. The recipient must provide evidence of involvement in campus /community service projects. This scholarship was established by the Alpha Rho Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at WSCC, and honors two of its members, Sondra Holbert, class of 2005, and Roy Campbell, class of 2004.

Peter Polites and Virginia Mayle Family Scholarship is awarded to a full-time WSCC student. The scholarship was established by Peter Polites and Virginia Mayle.

Gail Reynolds Student Success Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to a non-traditional, second-year student enrolled in any certificate or degree program. This scholarship was established by the Washington State Community College Foundation Board in honor of Gail Reynolds, the first Foundation Executive Director.

Rotary Club of Belpre Textbook Scholarship provides financial support for the purchase of textbooks and other required course materials to students that reside in the area served by the Rotary Club of Belpre.

Tina K. Schaad Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a WSCC student who is a resident of Washington County, Ohio, and is pursuing a service-oriented degree. This scholarship was established by friends and colleagues in memory of Tina Schaad, who gave thirty years of service to Washington State Community College.

Upward Bound Scholarship provides scholarships to those students who participated in the Upward Bound Academy at Washington State Community College during their senior year of high school, and who also participated in one Upward Bound Academy summer session. This scholarship was established by the Upward Bound Parent Association.

Wendy’s Adoption Scholarship is awarded to students who have been adopted or who have been in a foster care program. This scholarship was established by Ray and Kim Blackburn.

Zonta Club of Marietta Student Scholarship provides funding to non-traditional women students. This scholarship was established by Zonta Club of Marietta. Zonta is an international service organization dedicated to advancing the status of women.

Health Sciences

Health Sciences

Ruth A. Brightwell Memorial Physical Therapy Assistant Scholarship provides scholarship support to a student enrolled in the Physical Therapy Assistant program. It was established by Anne McFarland, a 2018 WSCC graduate who was inspired to revisit a career as a physical therapy assistant through her work and friendship with Ruth Brightwell.

Jack G. Ingram Memorial Scholarship provides assistance to a non-traditional student enrolled full-time in a degree program or the Practical Nursing Program. The applicant must be a resident of Washington or Morgan County, Ohio, and demonstrate participation in community service. This scholarship was established by the Ingram family and friends, WSCC faculty and staff, and by community businesses and individuals to honor Mr. Ingram, former Dean of Business and Engineering.

Marietta Business and Professional Women's Club Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to students enrolled in either the LPN or ADN nursing programs.

The Nine Oaks Health Sciences Scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional student enrolled full-time in a Health Sciences program. Recipients must demonstrate participation in community service and plan to remain in Appalachia after graduation. This scholarship was established by Darren Pitchford.

Tim and Jane O’Brien Nursing Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for full-time students in the second year of the ADN Program. The scholarship was established by Tim and Jane O’Brien.

Deb Patrick Nursing Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for full-time students in the ADN Program, or part-time evening students in the LPN to ADN completion program. The scholarship was established by Deborah Patrick.

Dr. Paul Prachun Radiologic Technology Bridge Scholarship is awarded to full-time students enrolled in the school of Radiology Technology during the summer term. The scholarship was established by friends of Dr. Prachun.

Lynne Zoller Nursing Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for full-time students in the ADN Program, or part-time evening students in the LPN to ADN completion program. This scholarship was established by colleagues and friends of Ms. Zoller at Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta, Ohio.

Public Service

Public Service

Criminal Justice Club Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in a Criminal Justice Technology degree program. It was established by the Criminal Justice Club of WSCC.