Scholarships for Current Honors Students

Scholarships for Current Honors Students

J. Robert Bashore Scholarships
The application deadline is October 30th. 

The Bashore Scholarships were started in 1983 and are given in honor of a former University professor and Director of the Honors College, J. Robert Bashore. The Bashore Scholarships seek to reward students with outstanding academic records who have demonstrated curiosity about ideas beyond the narrow limits of one discipline. In accordance with the goals of the Honors College, the scholarships recognize students who actively pursue a liberal education by enrolling in a variety of courses and participating in a variety of extracurricular activities.  Application availble in fall.

Joseph C. Weger Family Honors Scholarship

The application deadline is October 30th. 

Created in 2021, the Weger Honors Scholarship provides financial aid to students who are interested in engaging data. To be eligible a student must be an undergraduate in the Honors College, with 3.5 minimum GPA, have completed 20 Honors credits, earning A’s or B’s in each class and study data sciences, analytics or computational science discipline as defined by Honors College.

Preference to majors of computer science, software engineering, applied statistics and operations research, business analytics and intelligence, information systems or equivalent future majors. Preference given to students who are pursuing or on track to complete their Honors project. Application availble in fall.

Honors Learning Community Engagement Scholarship

The application deadline is October 30th. 

Created in 2021, this scholarship recognizes engagement with the Honors Learning Community (HLC). Students who are engaged in the HLC and those who are in leadership roles within or related to the HLC in support of the mission of the community, the Honors College, and critical thinking are invited to apply. This scholarship is for those students who find ways to give back to the community and those who have strong potential for continued engagement in the future. Eligible students are those in good standing with the Honors College who are also enrolled in the HLC. Attendance at events and programming, as well as involvement in related activities that promote and support the work of the HLC, such as Honors Fellows, understanding and discussing the community and its benefits, serving as an RA in Founders Hall, membership in other Honors affiliated organizations, Honors Student Association (HSA), or as an Honors Ambassador will be considered. Application availble in fall.

Tabacco-Schmidt Scholarship

The application deadline is March 1.

Created in 2022, the Tabacco-Schmidt Scholarship provides financial assistance to high-performing students with significant financial need, with the goal of helping students complete their degree. To be eligible a student must be in good standing with the Honors College, must demonstrate high financial need as determined by the FAFSA, be a current resident of the state of Ohio, be a rising third or fourth year undergraduate, and preference is given to first generation college students. Students with DACA status may also be eligible with a completed FAFSA. The application includes submission of a short essay and finalists will be interviewed as part of the selection process. Application available in spring. 

Davidson-Regan Study Abroad Scholarship

The application deadline is March 1st. 

The Davidson-Regan Study Abroad Scholarship was established with the Honors College to continue the important work of helping to broaded students' reach in the world through travel abroad. To be eligible a student must be accepted for a study abroad course or program approved by BGSU and must have worked with the Honors College to structure the experience. Preference will be given to students who express a specific interest in pursuing a Fulbright Fellowship. The application includes completion of supplemental questions about your study abroad planning and considerations. Application available in spring. 

Klein Scholarship
The application deadline is March 1st.

The Tom Klein Scholarship was started in 2006 to provide scholarships for upper class Honors students who have shown striking examples of community leadership and service within and outside the Honors College. In addition, candidates should demonstrate outstanding commitment to their community, financial need and academic excellence. Application available in spring. 

Dulin Service Scholarship
The application deadline is March 1st

Carrie J. Dulin, an Honors alumna from 1993-1997, was a member of the Tuition Raffle Committee, served as its chair, and was very active in both the Honors College and the Honors Student Association. In addition to their demonstrated academic achievement, applicants should be civically engaged citizens who foster social change and community cohesion through their service to the community. Application available in spring. 

Hoskins Global Scholars Program
The application deadline for Summer 2024 is March 1st, application available in spring 2024. 

BGSU graduate Mike Hoskins, class of ‘77, recognizes the importance of international engagement if students are to understand today’s diverse and connected world.  In order to be marketable to employers upon graduation, students need to participate in international experiential learning to gain new skills, new perspectives, and new immersive experiences. The Hoskins Global Scholars Program will provide $5000 for up to 3 students per year to participate in a 3-4 week international experience during Summer, to a country that is not native to the student. One award is available in each of the three categories: Social Sciences and Humanities, Sciences, and Professions.  The application includes:

  • Online Application
  • A current resume
  • A statement of purpose
  • A statement of risk analysis/mitigation
  • A recommendation from the faculty member who will serve as mentor and evaluate the enrichment experience
  • HSRB approval for research involving human or animal subjects

Study Abroad Scholarships

Honors Experience Study Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship is for students starting in Fall 2017 and after who applied to the Honors College before March 1st.  This scholarship is $2,000 to be used towards tuition and fees for any BGSU education abroad experience.  More information and Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.

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Updated: 02/09/2024 09:44AM