FAQ for Central Ohio PSU Scholarship
Each year Central Ohio Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association awards a scholarship to a deserving incoming freshman from the Central Ohio area. All funds in our scholarship account come directly from the support of local alumni and friends.
Who was Franklyn C. Ingram for whom the Spirit Scholarship was named?
The award is named after one of our most distinguished area alumni, Frank Ingram ’63 Med, ’66 DEd, who was the driving force behind its establishment in 1996.
Who can apply for the Chapter’s scholarship?
In order to qualify for a Penn State Central Ohio Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:
- Be a resident of the Central Ohio area
- Be a full-time student of Penn State University
When can I apply for the Chapter’s scholarship?
Thank you for your interest in our Chapter’s scholarship & congratulations on being accepted at Penn State. Penn State’s admissions department sends us a list of final acceptances to Penn State sometime in June. We then send emails to the incoming freshmen with information on how to apply for the scholarship.
When do you award the scholarship?
Our scholarship board meets in late July or early August and reviews the applications and then awards the scholarship.