Foundation and Scholarships

Kevin L. Reeks, Vice President 
Institutional Advancement
(419) 995-8081
175 JJC

Founded in 1978, the Rhodes State College Foundation assists the College by developing partnerships and relationships with individuals, businesses, and community organizations. The Foundation generates financial support to increase the College’s viability, enhance opportunities for students, and help provide more accessible and affordable education to current and future students. Foundation scholarship applications are available Fall semester for the next academic year. The scholarships listed here were established by individuals, families and organizations who value education and desire to assist Rhodes State students in the pursuit of transforming their lives.

Foundation Scholarships

Alberta M. Lee Scholarship
Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Altrusa International of Lima Ohio Inc. Scholarship for Women
Anigbogu Godwin Rovner Respiratory Care Scholarship
Auglaize Peace Officer Scholarship
Sam & Barb Bassitt Scholarship
Borra Health Sciences Pathway Scholarship
Dr. Norman & Margaret Browning Scholarship
Dr. Robert D. & Ann M. Brunk Scholarship
Business Leaders Scholarship
James J. Countryman Scholarship
Distance Education Scholarship
Dr. Wilfred Ellis Multicultural Scholarship
Richard & Mary Elmquist-Lane Scholarship for Unique Challenges
Emergency Medical Services Scholarship
Elizabeth Enneking Memorial Scholarship
Mark & Ruth Ettinger Scholarship
Gilbert Scholarship
Grand Lake Health System Nursing Scholarship
Hardin County Engineering Technology Scholarship
Frank & Shirley Hill Scholarship
Terri Hill-Kaufman Memorial Scholarship
Jack & Margaret Howell Putnam County Scholarship
John J. & Martha M. Hudson Scholarship
Roger P. Jones Concrete Technology Scholarship
Jaime Johnson & Lindsay Kahn-Vargo Scholarship
Jim & Celia Kahn Scholarship
Kent & Diane Kahn Scholarship
Margot & Robert B. Keller Public Service Scholarship
John & Irene Kinkley Scholarship
Jane P. Krites Scholarship
Alberta M. Lee Scholarship
Thomas R. &  Gloria P. Leech Scholarship
Thomas & Linda Lesher Dental Hygiene Scholarship
Lima Elks Fifty Four Scholarship
Dr. Rosalyn Liston Scholarship
McClain/Marshall Scholarship
Kito Christian Shane McCurdy Scholarship
Mercy Health Ally Scholarship
Memorial Scholarship
Le Nien Boone Mueller Scholarship
Nursing Scholarship
One-Night-a-Week Champion Scholarship
Outstanding Alumni Scholarship
Physical Therapist Assistant Scholarship
George B. Quatman Scholarship
Quest Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Radiographic Imaging Scholarship
Rudy & Norma Rakowsky Scholarship
Respiratory Care Alumni Scholarship
Rhodes State College Faculty & Staff Student Scholarship
Rhodes State Scholarship
John & Margie Robenalt Memorial Scholarship
Bettye Roeder Nursing Scholarship
Jim A. Rohrer Scholarship
Dr. Charles R. Ryan Scholarship
Marilyn Shaffer Office Administration Scholarship
Avis Hardin Smith Memorial Scholarship
Willie and Sarah Smith Family Scholarship
David & Marie Steiner Scholarship
Matthew C. Terrill Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Jonah & Cynthia Ukiwe Scholarship
Gary Weaver Public Service Scholarship
West Central Ohio Manufacturing Consortium (WCOMC) Scholarship

Other scholarships are available during the year through the Financial Aid Office and at

Alumni Relations

Alumni Relations facilitates relationships with alumni and the businesses and communities in which they live and work. The focus is to connect with over 19,000 alumni and nurture the personal growth and success that began when they were students. Alumni Relations collaborates with all Development Office activities to maximize efforts to keep alumni informed, involved and invested in Rhodes State College. For information please email