Open to All Four Campuses
The Brian Fink Memorial Scholarship
The Brian Fink Memorial Scholarship is given by Brian’s family. Brian was a career tech student who brought joy and laughter to those who knew and loved him. Brian’s family has endowed this scholarship in hopes that the recipient of this award will pass on this celebration of life to others.
The Bob Beckstedt Memorial Scholarship
The Bob Beckstedt Memorial Scholarship is given in recognition of his contributions to the students of Great Oaks. As a board member and volunteer, Bob worked diligently to ensure the continuation of the Great Oaks vision for all students. The recipient of this award exemplifies those high aspirations.
The Barbara Parry Memorial Scholarship
The Barbara Parry Memorial Scholarship is given in recognition of her 28 years as a Great Oaks Board Member representing the Hamilton County Educational Service Center. She thrived in the field of science and this scholarship is to support students who are continuing their education in a STEM-related field.
The Great Oaks Education Foundation Scholarship
The Great Oaks Education Foundation Scholarship is awarded to one student from each of the Great Oaks Career Campuses. The foundation believes in providing support to meet the needs of our students, so that they can focus on their educatiuon and their future.
The Angela M. and John G. Halpin Skilled Labor Grant
The Angela M. and John G. Halpin Grant is given in recognition of the Halpin's belief in the value and need for skilled labor. The Halpin family believes in the importance of providing our adult and high school graduates the tools and equipmnet needed to be successful as they start their careers as well as continuing to increase their skills b earning additional credentials and certifications in their field.
The Mary Helen Steinauer Memorial Scholarship
The Mary Helen Steinauer Scholarship is in given in recognition of her devotion as an educator. Mary Helen inspired, influenced and nurtured the lives of countless students and colleagues. She believed in the importance of education as well as providing the support and guidance to students and teachers.
Open to Select Campuses
The James Hulick Memorial Scholarship
The James Hulick Memorial Scholarship ($1000) is given to a Scarlet Oaks student by the family of James Hulick. James was a Scarlet Oaks mechanics student in the 1970s and passed away during his senior year. This scholarship may be used towards tools for the field or for continuing their education.
The Harper Jane Zuefle Memorial Scholarship
The Harper Jane Zuefle Memorial Scholarship ($1000) is awarded to a Laurel Oaks senior. Harper was a young student in the Acorn Center who was tragically killed. The recipient of this special honor not only meets high standards in both academic and career skills, but is also an individual who “lights up a room” just as Harper’s presence always did.
The Jake Anders Memorial Scholarship
The Jake Anders Memorial Scholarship ($1000) is awarded to a Laurel Oaks senior. Jake Anders was a CSTN graduate of Laurel Oaks Career Campus. After graduation, Jake Anders became a full time employee of Great Oaks Career Campuses, serving as the Laurel Oaks IT technician. Jake was passionate about his work as well as his life. He strived to live a courageous life with honor and integrity.
The Da’Niesha Williams Memorial Scholarship
The Da’Niesha Williams Memorial Scholarship ($1000) is awarded to a Scarlet Oaks student. Da’Niesha Williams was a 2011 graduate in Health Technology. She exemplified the highest qualities of a health care professional—hard working, conscientious, high performing, and most of all, compassionate.
The Mandy Wallace Memorial Scholarship
Mandy Wallace was an English instructor at Great Oaks, spending her last years at Live Oaks. Mandy was passionate about her work as an educator working with students focused on learning a skill and graduating from high school. Mandy believed strongly in education, its impact on a student's future as well as pursing additional education beyond high school.
The Live Oaks Digital Arts & Design Grant
The Live Oaks Digital Arts and Design Grant is awarded to two Live Oaks Digital Arts and Design seniors in order to assist them with their educational goals and/or for a purchase that will assist them in their field. This grant will be awarded based on a piece of artwork and a 500 word essay that explains the piece of artwork.
The Emily Partin Memorial Scholarship is given in recognition of Emily’s strength and determination to overcome any obstacles she faced in life. Emily graduated from Live Oaks and the Health Technology program in 2019. After graduation, Emily worked as a STNA until a tragic accident took her life in February 2021. The recipient of this award is someone who understands and has experienced challenges in their life that they had to overcome in order to move forward. The recipient of this award is able to use the funds toward further education (post-secondary or training), tools, equipment/uniforms for employment, essential educational needs as well as essential life needs that are barriers to employment or school.
The Diamond Oaks Womankind Scholarship
Womankind’s mission is to empower young women through educational experiences, and this scholarship would provide support to help the recipient reach her educational and professional goals. The Diamond Oaks Womankind members have raised funds for the scholarship. This award can be used for any post-secondary educational or professional needs, including coursework, certifications, etc.
Rotary Club of Northeast Cincinnati Success Grant
The Rotary Club of Northeast Cincinnati will be awarding five, $500 grants to Scarlet Oaks Seniors. These grants can be used to help prepare for your next steps in life-whether it is buying tools or completing a certificate to start your trade or beginning work on an associate's degree.
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College will award one scholarship that is redeemable for both years of a two year program. This scholarship is open to any Scarlet Oaks Student who has received support and instruction through the Help Center lab at Scarlet Oaks.