Financial Aid Contact:
1441 N. Cable Rd.
Lima, Ohio 45805
Attn: Office of Financial Aid

Phone: (419) 998-3140
Fax: (419) 998-3191
financialaid@unoh.edu

UNOH Catalog

Financial Aid - Types of Aid

College of Applied Technologies Scholarships

ARCA Scholarship

  • Applicant or an immediate family member must be an ARCA member
  • To be considered, students must be seeking a primary 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

Bob Hall Technical Scholarship - High School Juniors and Seniors

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

  • 1st place: $3,000
    2nd place: $2,000
    3rd place: $1,500

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.

FFA Agricultural/Electrical Contest Scholarship Competition

  • These scholarships are provided to State winners in teams of two who are from Michigan.
    1st place: $3,000 tuition each
    2nd place: $2,500 tuition each
    3rd place: $1,500 tuition each
    4th place: $1,000 tuition each
    5th place: $1,000 tuition each

FFA/Tractor Troubleshooting Contest Scholarship Competition

  • State winners in teams of two from: CT, FL, GA, IN, KY, ME, MA, NC, NH, OH, RI, TN, VA, and VT
    1st place: $10,000 tuition each
    2nd place: $6,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $5,000 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 State winners in teams of two who are from Michigan
    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
  • These scholarships are provided to State winners in teams of four who are from: DE, MD, NJ, NY, and PA
    1st place: $7,000 tuition each
    2nd place: $5,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $4,000 tuition each
    4th place: $2,000 tuition each
    5th place: $1,000 tuition each

Ford/AAA National Quality Challenge Scholarship Competition

  • These scholarships are provided to the State winners in teams of two in auto who are from: CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, ME, MA, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, WV, and WI.
    1st place: $10,000 tuition each
    2nd place: $6,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $5,000 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 the National winners in teams of two in auto who are from: CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, ME, MA, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, WV, and WI.
    1st place: Full tuition, not to exceed $25,000
    2nd place: $10,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $9,500 tuition each
    4th place: $9,000 tuition each
    5th place: $8,500 tuition each
    6th place: $8,000 tuition each
    7th place: $7,500 tuition each
    8th place: $7,000 tuition each
    9th place: $6,500 tuition each
    10th place: $6,000 tuition each

Ford/AAA National Quality Challenge Scholarship Competition

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

K & L Ready Mix Scholarship

  • To be considered, students must be seeking a primary degree in Diesel Technology with a CDL Class A Endorsement
  • For current UNOH students only
  • Have financial need
  • Students selected by the University Scholarship Committee
  • Two awards will be provided annually up to $2,500 each.

Lane Automotive / All-Star Performance Scholarship

  • To be considered, students must be seeking a primary degree in Automotive/High Performance Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Have financial need
  • Students selected by the University Scholarship Committee
    1st place: $2,500
    2nd place: $1,500
    3rd place: $1,000

Morgan Tire & Auto dba Michael Tires Plus Scholarship

  • To be considered, students must be seeking a degree in Automotive Associate Degree Programs
  • Need letter of recommendation from UNOH faculty member or Dean
  • For current students only
  • Have financial need
  • Must have a 3.0 UNOH g.p.a. in the College of Business or 2.5 UNOH g.p.a. in the College of Applied Technology
  • Students are selected by the University Scholarship Committee
  • Award will be provided annually for $2,500 per year

Ron Kahle Jr. Scholarship

  • To be considered, students must be seeking a primary degree in Diesel Technology with a CDL Class A Endorsement
  • For current UNOH students only
  • Have financial need
  • Students selected by the University Scholarship Committee
  • The award will be provided annually up to $2,500

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 a primary 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

S & S Volvo/GMC Trucks Scholarship

  • To be considered, students must be seeking a primary degree in Diesel Technology.
  • Have financial need
  • For current UNOH students only
  • 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 $2500 per 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 and HVAC/R 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 - Florida

  • These scholarships are provided to students who participate in Skills USA - Florida in the following categories: Auto Technology and Diesel
    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 students who participate in Skills USA - Florida in HVAC Competition
    1st place: $10,000 tuition each
    2nd place: $7,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $5,000 tuition each

Skills USA - Georgia

  • These scholarships are provided to students who participate in Skills USA - Georgia in the following categories: Auto Technology and Diesel
    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 students who participate in Skills USA - Georgia in HVAC Competition
    1st place: $10,000 tuition each
    2nd place: $7,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $5,000 tuition each

Skills USA - Michigan

  • These scholarships are provided to students who participate in Skills USA - Michigan in the following categories: Auto Technology and Diesel
    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 students who participate in Skills USA - Michigan in HVAC Competition
    1st place: $10,000 tuition each
    2nd place: $7,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $5,000 tuition each

Skills USA - Scholarship Competition

  • These scholarships are provided to State winners for automotive, diesel and HVAC hands-on division who are from: CT, DE, IN, KY, MD, ME, MA, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT,and WV
    1st place: $10,000 tuition each
    2nd place: $6,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $5,000 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 who are from: CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, MD, ME, MA, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, and WV
    1st place: Not to exceed $20,000
    2nd place: $10,000 tuition each
    3rd place: $9,500 tuition each
    4th place: $9,000 tuition each
    5th place: $8,500 tuition each
    6th place: $8,000 tuition each
    7th place: $7,500 tuition each
    8th place: $7,000 tuition each
    9th place: $6,500 tuition each
    10th place: $6,000 tuition each

Skills USA - Tennessee

  • These scholarships are provided to students who participate in Skills USA - Tennessee in the following categories: General Auto, Brakes, Electrical, 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: $10,000
    2nd place: $5,000
    3rd place: $2,500

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 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: Full tuition, not to exceed $20,000
    2nd place: $10,000 tuition
    3rd place: $9,500 tuition
    4th place: $9,000 tuition
    5th place: $8,500 tuition
    6th place: $8,000 tuition
    7th place: $7,500 tuition
    8th place: $7,000 tuition
    9th place: $6,500 tuition
    10th place: $6,000 tuition

UNOH Troubleshooting Contest

  • To be considered, current University of Northwestern Ohio students must take a written test.
  • Finalists will be selected by the top 24 test scores in both the auto and diesel areas.
  • The 48 finalists must participate in a hands-on test.
  • Winners will be selected by the top test scores in the auto and diesel areas.
  • Funds can be used for any educational expense.
    1st place: $1,350
    2nd place: $600
    3rd place: $300
  • Students in their last session win prizes, not scholarships.

UNOH – Gilmore Car Museum Scholarship

  • To be considered, entering freshmen, who are currently enrolled students in the Gilmore Garage Works Program, must submit a letter explaining their need and desire to attend UNOH for a post-secondary education.
  • Students must be seeking a primary degree in Automotive, Diesel, Ag Diesel, or High Performance.
  • Students must demonstrate a financial need.
  • Renewal candidates must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and perfect attendance in order to re-apply for the scholarship.
  • Submissions for scholarships should be made to The Gilmore Museum, Board of Trustees no later than April 1 of each calendar year. The Gilmore Board of Trustees will select the final six (6) candidates and submit them to UNOH for final selection and approval by the UNOH Scholarship Committee.
  • Documentation needed with each candidate’s submission request – submission letter, high school transcript, any letters of recommendation, and a current photograph of the candidate.
  • Funds can be used for any education expense.

  • 1st place: $2,500 tuition each
    2nd place: $1,500 tuition each
    3rd place: $1,000 tuition each

  • Submit all documentation to:
    Director of Development
    6865 Hickory Road
    Hickory Corners, MI 49060

UNOH/Terry McMillen Racing Scholarship

  • To be considered, students must be majoring in Automotive/High Performance/Diesel Associate Degree Programs
  • Have financial need
  • Must have a 2.5 g.p.a.
  • Must submit recommendation from school counselor or teacher
  • Students must submit request for scholarship and need to Steve Farmer, VP of Corporate Development, University of Northwestern Ohio, 1441 North Cable Rd, Lima, OH 45805
  • Students selected by the University Scholarship Committee.
  • $2,000 per year for 1st place
  • $1,000 per year for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place

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.
  • Amounts ranging from $500 to $1000
  • Winners will be selected by the Scholarship Committee.