State Aid Programs
Ohio War Orphans Scholarship
This scholarship is available to children of disabled or deceased war veterans,
and to children of persons declared to be prisoners of war (POW) or missing in action
(MIA) in Southeast Asia. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 21, attending
an Ohio public-assisted institution or eligible non-profit institution, and a resident
of the state of Ohio for 12 consecutive months prior to application. (If a parent
does not meet the residence requirement, applicants must be an Ohio resident for
5 years prior to application.) More information is available at the War Orphans page at the Ohio Board of Regents, or by
contacting the Ohio Board of Regents, State Grants and Scholarships Department,
P.O. Box 182452, Columbus, Ohio 43218-2452.
Ohio Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP)
Provides financial assistance to students enrolled in approved nurse education programs.
The program also encourages these students to remain in Ohio as they enter the nursing
profession. Application deadline is June 1 of each year.
Ohio National Guard
The Ohio National Guard will pay in-state institutional and general fees of its
members who are enrolled at Ohio public institutions as full-time undergraduates.
Further information may be obtained by contacting the local Ohio National Guard
Armory. For more information
visit the National Guard online.
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Association (PHEAA)
This program is operated by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency.
Funds may be used to pay instructional fees only for Pennsylvania residents. Student
must be enrolled fulltime as an undergraduate and making appropriate progress toward
an associate degree.