University of Northwestern Ohio

Types of Aid Available

ARCA Scholarship

  • Applicant or an immediate family member must be an ARCA member
  • To be considered, students must be seeking an Associate of Applied Science degree in High Performance Technology.
  • Have financial need
  • Must have a 2.5 g.p.a.
  • Scholarship request submitted to ARCA @ www.arcaracing.com and forwarded to UNOH
  • Students selected by the University Scholarship Committee
  • Awards will be provided annually for up to $10,000 per year
  • Send Scholarship Applications and applicable supporting documentation to: Kim Clevenger, Assistant Director Financial Aid, University of Northwestern Ohio, 1441 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805. All requests for scholarships should be received no later than February 15, of current award year.

Bob Hall Technical Scholarship - High School Juniors

  • To be considered for these scholarships, students take tests during Spring Preview Day (open house).
  • A written, multiple choice test will be given to high school juniors only.
  • Winners will be selected by the top test scores in the auto, diesel, agriculture, HVAC/R, and robotics areas.

  • 1st place: $5,000
    2nd place: $4,000
    3rd place: $3,000
    4th place: $2,000
    5th place: $1,000

Crown Scholarship

  • To be considered, students must generally be enrolled in the Agricultural Technical Diploma Program
  • For current UNOH students only
  • Have financial need
  • Must have a 2.0 g.p.a.
  • Students selected by the University Scholarship Committee
  • Up to 10 awards will be provided annually with the amount to be decided based on the number of qualified recipients.
  • Send Scholarship Applications and applicable supporting documentation to: Kim Clevenger, Assistant Director Financial Aid, University of Northwestern Ohio, 1441 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805. All requests for scholarships should be received no later than February 15, of current award year.

FFA/Tractor Troubleshooting Contest scholarship Competition

  • These scholarships are provided to State winners in teams of two:
         1st place:  $10,000 each                             6th place:   $3,000 each
         2nd place: $6,000 each                               7th place:   $2,000 each
         3rd place:  $5,000 each                               8th place:   $1,000 each
         4th place:  $5,000 each                               9th place:   $1,000 each
         5th place:  4,000 each                                 10th place: $1,000 each

  • These scholarships are provided to State winners in teams of four:
         1st place:  $7,000 each                              
         2nd place: $5,000 each                               
         3rd place:  $4,000 each                                
         4th place:  $2,000 each                                 
         5th place:  $1,000 each     
                         

Florida Automotive Technology Competition

  • These scholarships are provided in teams of two by the Florida Automotive Technology Competition.
    1st place: $3,500 each
    2nd place: $2,000 each

Georgia Automotive Technology Competition

  • These scholarships are provided in teams of two by the Georgia Automotive Technology Competition.
    1st place: $3,500 each
    2nd place: $2,000 each

KBR INDUSTRIAL SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP

  • To be considered, students must be seeking an Associate of Applied Science degree in Robotics & Automation Technology.
  • Students must have 8 sessions completed with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Students selected by the University Scholarship Committee
  • Send Scholarship Applications and applicable supporting documentation to: Kim Clevenger, Assistant Director Financial Aid, University of Northwestern Ohio, 1441 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805. All requests for scholarships should be received no later than February 15, of current award year.
    1st place: $2,500
    2nd place: $1,500
    3rd place: $1,000

Michigan Industry Technology Education Society (MITES)

  • These scholarships are provided to students in the Michigan Industry Technology Education Society (MITES). Scholarships are awarded to the following places:
    1st place: $10,000 tuition each
    2nd place: $8,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $6,000 tuition each
    4th place: $5,000 tuition each
    5th place: $4,000 tuition each
    6th place: $1,000 tuition each
    7th place: $1,000 tuition each
    8th place: $1,000 tuition each
    9th place: $1,000 tuition each
    10th place: $1,000 tuition each

Michigan Industry Technology Education Society Quick Service Competition (MITES)

  • These scholarships are provided to students in the Michigan Industry Technology Education Society Quick Service Competition (MITES). Scholarships are awarded to the following places:
    1st place: $2,500 tuition each
    2nd place: $2,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $1,500 tuition each
    4th place: $1,000 tuition each
    5th place: $1,000 tuition each

Niagara Frontier Automotive Technology Competition

  • These scholarships are provided as a result of the competition sponsored by the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association, Inc. Scholarships are awarded to the following places:
    1st place: $5,000
    2nd place: $4,000
    3rd place: $3,000

Richard Darrell Fry Scholarship

  • To be considered, students must be seeking an Associate of Applied Science degree in Diesel Technology.
  • For current UNOH students only
  • Have financial need
  • Must have a 3.0 UNOH g.p.a.
  • Students selected by the University Scholarship Committee.
  • Two awards will be provided annually for up to $1250 per year
  • Send Scholarship Applications and applicable supporting documentation to: Kim Clevenger, Assistant Director Financial Aid, University of Northwestern Ohio, 1441 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805. All requests for scholarships should be received no later than February 15, of current award year.

Senior Northwestern Technical Scholarship

  • To be considered for these scholarships, students take tests during fall open house.
  • A written, multiple choice test will be given to high school seniors.
  • Winners will be selected by the top test scores in the auto, diesel, agriculture, high performance, HVAC/R and robotics area.
    1st place: Not to exceed $20,000
    2nd place: $5,000
    3rd place: $4,000
    4th place: $3,000
    5th place: $2,000

Skills USA - Scholarship Competition

  • These scholarships are provided to State winners for Diesel, Auto Service, Robotics (mechatronics area only), and HVAC/R
    1st place: $10,000 tuition each
    2nd place: $8,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $6,000 tuition each
    4th place: $5,000 tuition each
    5th place: $4,000 tuition each
    6th place: $3,000 tuition each
    7th place: $2,000 tuition each
    8th place: $1,000 tuition each
    9th place: $1,000 tuition each
    10th place: $1,000 tuition each
  • These scholarships are provided to National Skills USA (includes HVAC/R) winners for Diesel, Auto Service, Robotics (mechatronics area only), and HVAC/R
    1st place:  $20,000
    2nd place: $10,000 
    3rd place: $9,500 
    4th place: $9,000 
    5th place: $8,500 
    6th place: $8,000 
    7th place: $7,500 
    8th place: $7,000 
    9th place: $6,500 
    10th place: $6,000 

Skills USA - Tennessee, Pennsylvania, & Michigan

  • These scholarships are provided to State winners in the following categories: General Auto, Brakes, Electrical, Maintenance & Light Repair, Small Engines, and Heating.
    1st place: $2,500
    2nd place: $2,000
    3rd place: $1,500

Snap-On Scholarships

  • To be considered, students must be approaching graduation from the University.
  • For current UNOH students only
  • Have financial need
  • Must have a 2.5 g.p.a.
  • Students selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Summit Motorsports Park Scholarship

  • To be considered for this scholarship, students must be a high school senior with a minimum 2.5 g.p.a. and compete in the High School Nationals held annually in early May at Summit Motorsports Park. Contact phone number is 419-668-5555.
       1st place:           $5,000
       Runner Up:         $3,000
       Semi-Finalist:     $2,000
       Quarter Finalist: $1,500

The Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) Scholarship

  • Competition takes place each year late February or early March at the Cleveland and International Auto Show.
  • Recipients are selected by the Education Foundation of the CADA, (440) 746-1500.
    1st place: $6,000 scholarship to each team member to be used for UNOH program of choice.
    2nd place: $4,000 scholarship to each team member to be used for UNOH program of choice.
    3rd place: $2,000 scholarship to each team member to be used for UNOH program of choice.

The Greater New York National Automotive Technology Competition

  • These scholarships are provided as a result of the competition held at the New York International Automobile Show (NYIAS) which is sponsored by The Greater New York Auto Dealers Association (GNYADA). Scholarships are awarded to the following places:
    1st place:  $20,000 
    2nd place: $10,000 
    3rd place: $9,500 
    4th place: $9,000 
    5th place: $8,500 
    6th place: $8,000 
    7th place: $7,500 
    8th place: $7,000 
    9th place: $6,500 
    10th place: $6,000 
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UNOH Technology Maintenance Council Scholarship

  • To be considered, students must apply through the TMC website, tmc.truckline.com.
  • The amount of the scholarship is equal to full tuition, not to exceed $20,000.
  • Students must be high school graduates with a 2.5 or higher g.p.a.
  • Students must be members of the Technology Maintenance Council, an employee, or an employee's family member contracted by a company with at least one current dues paying the TMC membership.
  • Winners will be selected by the Scholarship Committee.