Lake Campus Scholarships

A variety of scholarship opportunities are available to students who attend the Lake Campus. Students coming directly from high school are encouraged to completed the WOEF Scholarship Application process and become admitted to the university by June 30 (prior to their first academic year) in order to be eligible for academic performance scholarships.  

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Western Ohio Educational Foundation (WOEF) Scholarships

The Western Ohio Educational Foundation (WOEF) has been committed to the success of the Lake Campus and its students for over fifty years and demonstrates this commitment through vast scholarship offerings totaling over $275,000 annually.

WOEF scholarships are available for undergraduate direct-from-high-school, and new, current, returning and transfer students who plan to attend the Lake Campus and enroll for the minimum required credit hours. 

The WOEF application form must be printed by the applicant and are available online only. The 2016 ‑ 2017 WOEF scholarship application packets are available online from November 2, 2016 to March 1, 2016.  All sections of the completed application must be received by 5 p.m., March 1, 2016 to be considered for any award to be disbursed beginning in the fall of 2016. When applying by e-mail complete the application form, attach all required documents in PDF format only and submit to  Reference letters may be mailed or emailed separately by the recommender.

The 2016-17 scholarship application packets are now available!  All sections of the application packet must be received by this deadline to be considered for an award that will be disbursed beginning in the fall of 2016.

2016-17 WOEF Scholarship Packets Due March 1, 2016

2015-16 Scholarship Recipients - Congrats! 

Academic Performance Scholarship Program

Wright State University is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to eligible students who enroll directly from high school. These scholarships range from $2,000 to full in-state tuition, room/board* and books per year, renewable for four years!

Wright State University Foundation Donor-Based Scholarships

Students at Wright State University’s Dayton and Lake Campuses are eligible to apply for over 500 donor-based scholarships through the Wright State University Foundation.

Wright State has made it as easy as possible for students to receive financial support for their education by creating ONE scholarship application that allows students to be considered for multiple scholarships based on eligibility.

One of the 500 donor-based scholarships supported though the Wright State University Foundation is the Lake Campus Alumni Network Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded exclusively to students at the Lake Campus and ranges in value from $500 to $1,000. This scholarship is made possible by charitable contributions from Lake Campus alumni and civic leaders who understand the importance of higher education and believe in the first-rate education the Lake Campus provides to all students.

To apply for the Wright State University Lake Campus Alumni Scholarship and other donor-based scholarships through the Wright State University Foundation, please click HERE.

IMPORTANT: The 2016-2017 Wright State University Online Scholarship Application deadline is Thursday, February 18th, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). (Application will be available in November)

Mercer County Pheasants Forever Scholarships

January 5, 2015 deadline

The Chapter is offering 4 Scholarships this year which will be presented at the banquet.

The scholarships are being offered to high school seniors or college freshmen whose parent or legal guardian is a current member of Mercer County PF. The student must be a full-time student at a 2 or 4 year college. Student must complete a year of college in which the scholarship is received. To apply applicant must submit a 1 page essay on one of the following subjects – “How conservation has made our country a better place to live” or “How conservation has impacted their life."

Essays must be post marked no later than January 5, 2015 and mailed to Brian Miller – 5561 Johnston Road, Celina, Ohio 45822.  Scholarship questions can be directed to Brian Miller at or (419) 305 - 8893

These scholarships are  "matched" by the Western Ohio Educational Foundation if the recipient attends the Lake Campus and takes at least six (6) or more credit hours each semester.

External Scholarships

Wright State University does not post individual external scholarships. Instead, we encourage you to review the list of scholarship foundations and free scholarship search engines.

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Don't forget to check with your guidance office for local scholarships too.