Scholarships are funds that do not have to be paid back and are typically awarded based on academic achievement or other criteria. There are two different types of scholarships: internal University of Cincinnati scholarships and external scholarships.
Scholarship Tips and Reminders
- Apply for local scholarships
- Get personal in your essay
- Avoid scams and do not pay for scholarship searches
- Take your time and put in the work
- Stick to the word limit
- Proofread, proofread, proofread your scholarship applications
- Utilize UC resources
UC Scholarship Resources
Do you need help updating your resume?
Utilize Career Coaching
Steger, 7th Floor
Make an appointment via Handshake with a Coach or walk-in with a Peer Career Coach.
Do you need help writing your essay?
Utilize the Academic Writing Center
Langsam Library, 4th Floor, Room 401N
Make an appointment or walk-in.
University of Cincinnati Scholarships
Scholarships Offered by UC Colleges
There are billions of dollars of external scholarship money available to students of all qualifications, abilities, and interests.
Search for Scholarships
How to Submit an External Scholarship Check
Student's name and UCID must be included on the check. The Scholarship Check Processing Form can be submitted with the check, but is not required.
Scholarship checks can be submitted in-person to the One Stop Center, located on the 2nd floor of University Pavilion or mailed directly to the address below:
University of Cincinnati
Office of the Bursar, Sponsored Student Accounts
P.O. Box 210140
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0140
Scholarship checks made payable to UC (or to the student and UC), must be applied to the student's bill. The university cannot sign the scholarship check over to the student.