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Franklin University Scholarships

In an effort to lower costs and increase accessibility, Franklin is pleased to offer scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students.  Scholarships for women, nursing scholarships, graduate school scholarships and niche scholarships are available to students who have applied to the University.  More than half of all Franklin students receive some type of financial assistance, including grants, loans, scholarships, or our deferred payment option.  

The Franklin University Undergraduate Scholars Program (USA)
A competitive scholarship program for Franklin undergraduate students. Scholarship recipients are selected based on prior academic achievement and quality of essay. Scholarships range from $200 to $2,500 each and are non-renewable. The application deadlines are:  Summer - March 1;  Fall - July 1; Winter - November 1.

Please view the application for additional information about GPA, essay, and transcript requirements.

Nationwide Insurance Corporate Connections Scholarship

Targeting Fraud – Safeguarding Integrity Conference Scholarship Fund

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Pursuing a Franklin University Undergraduate degree in Forensic Accounting, Criminal Justice Administration, or Business Forensics
  • Must have completed PF321 and at least one other course at Franklin University
  • Currently enrolled at Franklin University for at least 4 credit hours
  • Maximum 500 -750 word essay, double-spaced (see application for details)
  • Attend a presentation ceremony at the Targeting Fraud – Safeguarding Integrity Conference on November 3, 2016.
  • Award amount is $2,000
  • Application - Including Scholarship Description and Additional Requirements
  • Application Deadline: September 12, 2016

Undergraduate Supply Chain Scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

  • Intend to complete the bachelor’s degree program in operations & supply chain management
  • Have no previously completed undergraduate coursework at Franklin
  • Not currently be enrolled in an undergraduate program at Franklin
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for all previously completed college coursework

The award amount will be $1,000, to be applied for up to 6 terms consecutively from initial enrollment if a 3.0 GPA is maintained and student is completing at least 6 credit hours each term.

Please click here for the 2016-17 Academic Programs Scholarship Application.

Application Deadlines

  Fall 2016 Winter 2016 Summer 2017
Full-Time August 8, 2016 November 28, 2016 March 27, 2017 (Face-to-Face only)
Part-Time September 12, 2016 January 16, 2017 April 17, 2017

 

Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

  • Intend to complete the bachelor’s degree program in entrepreneurship
  • Have no previously completed undergraduate coursework at Franklin
  • Not currently be enrolled in an undergraduate program at Franklin
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for all previously completed college coursework

The award amount will be $1,000, to be applied for up to 6 terms consecutively from initial enrollment if a 3.0 GPA is maintained and student is completing at least 6 credit hours each term

Please click here for the 2016-17 Academic Programs Scholarship Application.

Application Deadlines

  Fall 2016 Winter 2016 Summer 2017
Full-Time August 8, 2016 November 28, 2016 March 27, 2017 (Face-to-Face only)
Part-Time September 12, 2016 January 16, 2017 April 17, 2017

 

Graduate Human Resources Scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

  • Intend to complete the master’s degree program in human resources management
  • Have no previously completed graduate coursework at Franklin
  • Not currently be enrolled in an graduate program at Franklin
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for all previously completed college coursework

The award amount will be $1,000, to be applied for up to 6 terms consecutively from initial enrollment if a 3.0 GPA is maintained and student is completing at least 6 credit hours each term.

Please click here for the 2016-17 Academic Programs Scholarship Application.

Application Deadline

Fall 2016 Winter 2016 Summer 2017
September 12, 2016 January 9, 2017 Not Applicable (There is no summer start for this program)

The Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program (COF)

The Ohio Department of Higher Education's Choose Ohio First Scholarship is available for students seeking a bachelor’s degree in the STEMM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine). Franklin University's Computer Science (CS), Management Information Sciences (MIS), Information Technology (ITEC), Cyber Security/Information Security (ISEC), and Web Development (WEBD) programs have been approved for this competitive scholarship which will be funded jointly by the Ohio Department of Higher Education and Franklin University.

The Choose Ohio First Scholarship award amount will be $1,500 - $5,500, split between the Fall and Winter Terms for the 2016-17 year.  

Thank you for your interest and for all of the 2016-17 application submissions! The 2016-17 deadline has now passed, but mark your calendar and check back for the 2017-18 Application to become available during the Summer 2017 Term.

Graduate Computer Science Scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

  • Intend to complete the master’s degree program in computer science
  • Have no previously completed graduate coursework at Franklin
  • Not currently be enrolled in an graduate program at Franklin
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for all previously completed college coursework

The award amount will be $1,000, to be applied for up to 6 terms consecutively from initial enrollment if a 3.0 GPA is maintained and student is completing at least 6 credit hours each term.

Please click here for the 2016-17 Academic Programs Scholarship Application.

Application Deadline

Fall 2016 Winter 2016 Summer 2017
August 22, 2016 November 21, 2016 March 19, 2017

Undergraduate Nursing Scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

  • Intend to complete the bachelor’s degree program in nursing
  • Have no previously completed undergraduate coursework at Franklin
  • Not currently be enrolled in an undergraduate program at Franklin
  • Have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for all previously completed college coursework

The award amount will be $1,000, to be applied for up to 6 terms consecutively from initial enrollment if a 3.0 GPA is maintained and student is completing at least 6 credit hours each term.

Please click here for the 2016-17 Academic Programs Scholarship Application.

Application Deadlines

  Fall 2016 Winter 2016 Summer 2017
Full-Time August 8, 2016 November 28, 2016 March 27, 2017 (Face-to-Face only)
Part-Time September 12, 2016 January 16, 2017 April 17, 2017

 

The COHPA Partnership Scholarship

  • Available for all programs within the College of Health & Public Administration
  • Must be employed by a VHA partner institution
  • Scholarship will be applied as a percentage of tuition each term
  • The application form must be complete prior to each term of enrollment

Targeting Fraud – Safeguarding Integrity Conference Scholarship Fund

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Pursuing a Franklin University Undergraduate degree in Forensic Accounting, Criminal Justice Administration, or Business Forensics
  • Must have completed PF321 and at least one other course at Franklin University
  • Currently enrolled at Franklin University for at least 4 credit hours
  • Maximum 500 -750 word essay, double-spaced (see application for details)
  • Attend a presentation ceremony at the Targeting Fraud – Safeguarding Integrity Conference on November 3, 2016.
  • Award amount is $2,000
  • Application - Including Scholarship Description and Additional Requirements
  • Application Deadline: September 12, 2016

Undergraduate Public Safety Program Scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

  • Intend to complete the bachelor’s degree program in public safety management & leadership
  • Have no previously completed undergraduate coursework at Franklin
  • Not currently be enrolled in an undergraduate program at Franklin
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for all previously completed college coursework

The award amount will be $1,000, to be applied for up to 6 terms consecutively from initial enrollment if a 3.0 GPA is maintained and student is completing at least 6 credit hours each term.

Please click here for the 2016-17 Academic Programs Scholarship Application.

Application Deadlines

  Fall 2016 Winter 2016 Summer 2017
Full-Time August 8, 2016 November 28, 2016 March 27, 2017 (Face-to-Face only)
Part-Time September 12, 2016 January 16, 2017 April 17, 2017

 

External scholarships are offered to students by various community and professional organizations. These and more opportunities are publicized in our student Blog - Connections.
 
Caring.com Student-Caregiver Annual Scholarship

 
EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES:

Below you will find several free scholarship searches engines and some external scholarships that are available:

International Education Financial Aid
This site serves as a resource for International students, providing information about scholarships, loans, and other programs that may be available.

Military.Com Scholarship Finder
Find millions of dollars in scholarships and grants exclusively for the military community

Fastweb.com 
Free scholarship search database

GoodCall:  Better information, smarter decisions
This is a site that uses  data to help users make better choices, with a user-friendly interface organized to simplify complex information so students can find scholarships they are likely to win.

CAPPEX
Free scholarship search, school information and student feedback.

Computer Science Online
This is a resource to help current and prospective computer science students, and their families, understand their many financial aid options. There are more students seeking CS degrees now than ever before, and also more scholarship and grant opportunities. This guide shows students what to look for in a scholarship, how and when to apply, and what to expect.

Studentscholarships.org
Sign up for free to receive external scholarship opportunities matched to you from your basic information.  Also gain access to detailed insightful information about various career fields, salaries, and areas of study.

I Know I Can  
Grants, scholarships and helpful resources for Columbus City School students of all ages.

The Columbus Foundation
Over 200 scholarships offered for students with goals in higher education.  The Columbus Foundation works with donors to establish scholarships with varying criteria.  The Foundation's website features an online database that matches you to potential scholarships.

Accredited Schools Online
This site provides expert advice and resources on information about minority scholarships, grants, and other financial aid available to African-American, Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, LGBT, and female students.

Scholarship America
This site provides links to open scholarships, application tips, a Scholarship Coach Ebook along with financial aid information, test preparation, resources for international students and more. Helping students for of 50 years, Scholarship America “is the nation’s largest non-profit, private-sector scholarship and educational support organization.”

Online Master’s Programs
This site serves as a resource for Master’s students, providing information about paying for graduate school. In additional to providing information about exam prep, a career center, and a how-to guide to financial aid in grad school, they also “provide a searchable directory of nearly 3,000 graduate-level scholarships that can be narrowed by area of study or renewability.”


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