Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Opportunities

 

The Scholarship Programs Department administers and coordinates the Society's major scholarship initiatives and provides members with up-to-date scholarship information.  Currently more than 600 colleges and universities in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada offer more than $36 million in transfer scholarships to Phi Theta Kappa members.  Please visit http://scholarships.ptk.org/ to view more detailed information.

 

For the most current listing of scholarships offered by Ohio colleges, please visit http://www.ptk.org/schol/scholdir/oh.htm.

Ashland University

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
An unlimited number of renewable up to $6500 per year scholarships. A minimum 3.0 GPA and an A.A., A.S., A.A.S., or Canadian equivalent degree are required. Part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. Proof of membership is required.

Deadline: August 15 and January 15

Contact: Stephen Howell   Director, Financial Aid, Ashland University, 401 College Avenue, Ashland, OH, 44805, 419.289.5002, finaid@ashland.edu

Bluffton University

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honors Scholarship
An unlimited number of renewable $5,000 per year scholarships. A minimum 3.5 GPA, 23 ACT score and 15 semester credit hours are required. Scholarship is renewable if the member maintains a 3.2 GPA. Non-U.S. Citizens, part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible.

Deadline: May 1 preference

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship
An unlimited number of renewable $4,000 per year scholarships. A minimum 3.0 GPA and 15 semester credit hours are required. Scholarship is renewable if the member maintains a 2.5 GPA. Non-U.S. Citizens, part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible.

Deadline: May 1 preference

Contact: Sue Van Eman   Associate Director of Admissions, Bluffton University, Office of Admissions, 1 University Drive, Bluffton, OH, 45817, 419.358.3258, vanemans@bluffton.edu

Bowling Green State University

Alumni Board of Trustees Scholarship
Three $1000 per year scholarships. A minimum 3.5 GPA and 30 semester or 45 quarter credit hours are required. Non-U.S. citizens, part-time students, and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. This scholarship is non-renewable.

Preference is given to students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa and from two year institutions.

Deadline: for application April 1

Contact: David Rice   Assistant Director, Office of Admissions, Bowling Green State University, 110 McFall Center, Bowling Green, OH, 43403, (419) 372-BGSU, drice@bgnet.bgsu.edu

Cleveland State University

Phi Theta Kappa
One Hundred renewable $1,000 per year scholarship. A minimum 3.5 GPA is required. Non-U.S. citizens and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. The student must enroll immediately following two-year college.

Members of Phi Theta Kappa who earn an Associate Degree will be eligible for an additional renewable two-year $2,000 Community College Scholarship.

Deadline: June 1

Contact: Anne Coburn   Associate Director of Financial Aid, Cleveland State University, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, 216.687.2075, a.coburn@csuohio.edu

Defiance College

Defiance College Phi Theta Kappa Merit Award
A varying number of $7,000 - $7,500 per year scholarships available. To be eligible student must have a 3.5 GPA and an associate degree. Scholarships are renewable if a 2.5 GPA is maintained. Part-time students and students with previous bachelors degrees are not eligible.

Deadline: rolling

Contact: Mark Thompson   Dean of Admissions, Office of Admissions, Defiance College, 701 N. Clinton Street, Defiance, OH, 43512, 419.783.2361, mthompson@defiance.edu

Franklin University

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
A varying number of up to $2000 per year scholarships. A minimum 3.5 GPA and 20 semester hours are required.

Deadline: March 1 - Summer; July 1 - Fall; November 1 - Winter

Contact: Kathee James   Scholarship Specialist, Office of Financial Services, Franklin University, 201 S Grant Ave., Columbus, OH, 43215, 614.341.6415, finaid@franklin.edu

Hiram College

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
A varying number of scholarships ranging from $4000 to $12,000 per year renewable for up to three years. A minimum 3.5 GPA is recommended. Part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible.

Deadline: July 1 - Fall; December 1 - Spring

Contact: Brenda Meyer   Director of Admission, Office of Admission, Hiram College, P.O. Box 96, Hiram, OH, 44234, (800)362-5280, admission@hiram.edu

John Carroll University

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship
Ten renewable $2,000 per year scholarships available. A minimum 3.2 GPA and 32 credit hours are required. Scholarship is renewable if a 3.0 GPA is maintained. Part-time students, Non-U.S. Citizens and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. A letter of recommendation from a Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Advisor is required.

Scholarship is limited to two years. An application form is required.

Deadline: July 1

Contact: Marcia MacBride   Director of Admission for Transfer &, Part-Time Students, John Carroll University, 20700 North Park Blvd., University Heights, OH, 44118, 216.397.4257, macbride@jcu.edu

Kent State University

The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Three non-renewable $1000 scholarships. A minimum 3.0 and 30 semester or 45 quarter hours are required. Non-U.S. citizens, part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. The student must enroll on a full-time basis immediately following two-year college.

Deadline: None

Contact: Kathleen Thompson   Assistant Director, Office of Admissions, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH, 44242-0001, (800)988-KENT, kathomp2@kent.edu

Marietta College

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship
An unlimited number of renewable $5000 per year scholarships. A minimum 30 credit hours are required. Non-U.S. citizens, part-time students, and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible.

Deadline: None

Contact: Sharon Warden   Transfer Coordinator, Office of Admission, Marietta College, 215 5th Street, Marietta, OH, 45750, (800) 331-7896, wardens@marietta.edu

Muskingum College

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship
A varying number of renewable up to $5000 per year scholarships. A minimum 3.5 GPA is required. Non-U.S. citizens, part-time students, and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. The student must enroll immediately following two-year college.

Deadline: None

Contact: Christy Huber   Assistant Director, Admissions Office, Muskingum College, 163 Stormont Street, New Concord, OH, 43762, 800.752.6082, huberc@muskingum.edu

Myers University

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
An unlimited number of renewable $2,500 per year scholarships available. ($1,250 payable in the Fall and $1,250 payable in the winter) An Associate Degree and a 3.5 GPA from a two-year college is required. Scholarship is renewable if a 3.25 GPA is maintained. Non-U.S. citizens, part-time students and students with previous Bachelors' are not eligible.

Student will also automatically be eligible for a $1,000 Leadership Scholarship that is also renewable provided the student participates in a Myers Club organization.

Deadline: March 1st each year

Contact: Miria Batig   Director of Financial Aid, Myers University, Financial Aid Office, 112 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, 216.523.3818, mbatig@dnmyers.edu

Ohio University

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship
One $3,900 per year ($1,300 per quarter) renewable scholarship for each of the state supported community and technical colleges in Ohio. To be eligible student must be an active member of Phi Theta Kappa, begin enrollment in Ohio University fall quarter only, completed a minimum of 24 semester/36 quarter hours of academic course work from a state supported community of technical college in Ohio, must enroll immediately following a two-year college, have a minimum 3.3 GPA on all work attempted and submit the application and official transcript by deadlines below. Scholarship is renewable if a 3.3 GPA is maintained. Students with previous bachelors' degrees are not eligible.

Deadline for Application:  May 15      Deadline for Official Transcript:  June 15

Contact: David Axsom   Senior Assistant Director, Ohio University, Undergraduate Admissions, 120 Chubb Hall, Athens, OH, 45701, 740.593.4115, axsom@ohio.edu

Ohio Wesleyan University

Phi Theta Kappa - Dean's Awards
Ohio Wesleyan University offers a limited number of renewable scholarships from $5,000 to half-tuition to Phi Theta Kappa members at the time of admission. A minimum 3.5 GPA is required. Non-U.S. citizens, part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. Scholarship is renewable if a 2.75 GPA is maintained. SAT and or ACT tests results are required. If you are selected to participate in the OWU Honors Program, the honors scholarship will replace the PTK scholarship.

Deadline: April 15 for Fall; December 1 for Spring

Contact: Kevin Holloway   Coordinator of Transfer Admission, Ohio Wesleyan University, 61 South Sandusky Street, Delaware, OH, 43015, 740.368.3027, klhollow@owu.edu

Otterbein College

Bridge Scholarship
An unlimited number of renewable $3,000 - $4,000 per year scholarships. Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and an associate degree is required. Scholarship is renewable if a 3.0 GPA is maintained. Part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible.

Deadline: August 15

Contact: Tom Stein   Vice President for Enrollment, Otterbein College, One Otterbein College, Westerville, OH, 43081, 614.823.1500, tstein@otterbein.edu

Tiffin University

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
A varying number of renewable $1000 per year scholarships. A minimum 3.0 GPA and 30 credit hours or 45 quarter hours are required. Non-U.S. citizens, part-time students, and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. A letter of application, completed FAFSA and Phi Theta Kappa designation on the transcript are required. The student must enroll immediately following two-year college attendance.

Deadline: July 1 for the fall semester

Contact: Judy Gardner   Vice President, Enrollment Services Office, Tiffin University, 155 Miami Street, Tiffin, OH, 44883, (419) 448-3420, jgardner@tiffin.edu

University of Akron

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship
An unlimited number of renewable $1000 scholarships. Part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. A 3.25 GPA must be maintained in order to renew scholarship.

Deadline: April 1 (prior to beginning of fall term)

Contact: Douglas McNutt   Director, Student Financial Aid, University of Akron, 302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH, 44325-6211, 330.972.6334, finaid@uakron.edu

University of Dayton

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
One renewable $6000 per year scholarship. A minimum 3.75 GPA and an A.A., A.S., A.A.S. or Canadian equivalent degree are required.

Deadline: None

Contact: Kelly Frank   Associate Director, Office of Admissions, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH, 45469-1300, (937)229-4411, kfrank@udayton.edu

University of Findlay

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
An unlimited number of renewable $8,500 per year scholarships available. An Associate Degree and a minimum 3.5 GPA are required. Non-U.S. Citizens, Part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. Student must enroll immediately following two-year college. Scholarship is renewable is a 3.0 GPA is maintained.

Deadline: August 1 for Fall and December 15 for Spring

Contact: Arman Habegger   Director of Financial Aid, The University of Findlay, 1000 N. Main Street, Findlay, OH, 45840, 419.434.4791, habegger@findlay.edu

University of Toledo

The Community College Transfer Scholarship
These scholarships are renewable for one year and pay for instructional and general fees. Considered will be students transferring directly from one of our top six community colleges - Owens, Monroe County, Northwest State, Terra, Cuyahoga, and Lorain County. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 or higher and have transfer credits of at least 15 semester or 12 quarter hours. They must also be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

The University of Toledo Scholarship Committee will determine incoming transfer student awardees based on cumulative college grade point average (GPA) and transferable credit hours earned. Transfer scholarships and awards are competitive and funding is limited. In order to receive priority consideration for fall semester, applications and transcripts must be received by March 15, 2004. Priority will also be given to honor society students and those with financial need as documented by the FAFSA. Students should submit a copy of their honor society membership card with the transfer admission application.

Deadline: March 15

The Transfer Student Award
Transfer student awards of $1,500 will be given to students who have a minimum GPA of 3.25 or higher and have transfer credits of at least 15 semester or 22 quarter hours. Students must also be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. This award is renewable for one year. It is highly recommended that students complete the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA).

The University of Toledo Scholarship Committee will determine incoming transfer student awardees based on cumulative college grade point average (GPA) and transferable credit hours earned. Transfer scholarships and awards are competitive and funding is limited. In order to receive priority consideration for fall semester, applications and transcripts must be received by March 15. Priority will also be given to honor society students and those with financial need as documented by the FAFSA. Students should submit a copy of their honor society membership card with the transfer admission application.

Deadline: March 15

Contact: Stephanie Teamer   Asst. Director Undergraduate Admission, Office of Undergraduate Admission, University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft Street, Toledo, OH, 43606 3398, 800.5TOLEDO ext.5757, stephanie.teamer@utoledo.edu

Urbana University

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship
An unlimited number of renewable $1000 per year scholarships. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. Phi Theta Kappa designation on transcript or letter from Phi Theta Kappa advisor is required.

Deadline: rolling

Contact: Melissa Tolle   Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions, Urbana University, 579 College Way, Urbana, OH, 43078, 937.484.1356, mtolle@urbana.edu

Ursuline College

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship-Full Time Students
An unlimited number of renewable up to $2000 per year scholarships. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. Documentation of membership is required.

Deadline: August 1

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship-Part Time Students
An unlimited number of renewable up to $1000 per year scholarships. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. The student must enroll in at least six credit hours. Documentation of membership is required.

Deadline: August 1

Contact: Sarah Carr   Director of Admission, Office of Admissions, Ursuline College, 2550 Lander Rd., Pepper Pike, OH, 44124, (888) URSULINE, scarr@ursuline.edu

Wittenberg University

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
A half tuition scholarship awarded per term to Phi Theta Kappa members. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.5. Non-U.S. citizens and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. Scholarship is renewable if a 3.2 GPA is maintained.

Deadline: none

Contact: J. Randy Green   Director of Financial Aid, Wittenberg University, P.O. Box 720, Springfield, OH, 45501-0720, 937.327.7321, jgreen@wittenberg.edu

Wright State University

Phi Theta Kappa Competitive Transfer ScholarshipOne renewable $1500 per year scholarship. A minimum 3.5 GPA and 36 transferable quarter or 26 semester hours are required. Part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. The student must enroll immediately following two-year college.

Deadline: February 15

Contact: Catherine Bussen   Assistant Director for Scholarships, Office of Financial Aid, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, E136 Student Union, Dayton, OH, 45435 0001, (937) 775-5721, catherine.bussen@wright.edu

Xavier University

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Three renewable $7500 per year scholarships for up to 18 hours per semester. Applicants must be admitted to Xavier University from a two-year institution and achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better at each institution previously attended. Priority is given to students with an associate's degree. Part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. Non-U.S. citizens must have attended a U.S. two-year college. The student must complete the Phi Theta Kappa scholarship application and be at junior standing when they transfer.

Deadline: June 15

Contact: Celestine Goodloe   Director for Transfer Recruitment, Office of Admission, Xavier University, 3800 Victory Pkwy., Cincinnati, OH, 45207-5311, (877)982-3648 x3163, goodloe@xavier.edu