+Ohio Association for Gifted Children Scholarship

DUE APRIL 15, 2020

Who is Eligible?

  • Ohio students in grades K-12 who are identified as gifted or talented according to OAC 3301-51-15 in one or more areas: Cognitive ability, Specific Academic Ability, Visual/Performing Arts, Creative Thinking
  • Students who are about to enroll ​fulltime ​in his/her first year of college and/or a student currently enrolled ​fulltime​ in an undergraduate program of an accredited college or university
  • Students who have received an ACT composite score of 27 o higher -OR- Students who have received an SAT composite score of 1200 or higher (1600 scale)

​How Does a student Apply for a Scholarship?

  • An application is available online at www.oagc.com.  All materials are available in a fillable PDF format.
  • Applications must include ALL of the required materials.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed
  • Each applicant must submit two letters of recommendation from any of the following:
    • Educational Recommendation- teacher, principal, guidance counselor, or other who knows the student in an academic capacity
    • Civic Recommendation- Church leader, 4-H leader, leader of a group in which the student actively volunteers, or other community member who has directly worked with the student
    • Personal Recommendation- Anyone that has known the student for at least one year and is not​ a family member

​Application Submission/Postmark Deadline: APRIL 15, 2020

  • Submit materials electronically to: Alesha.Haybin.OAGC@gmail.com
    • You will receive confirmation of materials received as a reply to the email address that submitted materials
  • Mail a paper copy of materials to:

                        Ohio Association for Gifted Children
                        Scholarship Committee
                        PO Box 30801
                        Gahanna, Ohio 43230

  • You will NOT receive confirmation of receipt unless you include a self-addressed, stamped envelope
  • Do not send materials via registered or certified mail.

​Required Materials: ​Applications Must Include ​ALL​ of  the Following at the Time of Submission

  • Applicant Information Form
  • OAGC Member Nominator Form
  • District Contact & Eligibility Form
  • High School Transcript (& College if enrolled)
  • Letter of recommendation and Form #1
  • Letter of Recommendation and Form #2
  • Activities/Leadership/Awards Form
  • Student Essay Form
  • Student Essay

Scholarship Award Procedure

  • Applications will be reviewed by a committee consisting of the Scholarship Chair, OAGC Parent, OAGC Executive Board Member, and OAGC Regional Representative
  • This is a one-time award of $500.  Students may apply each year of fulltime undergraduate studies.  However, recipients of the OAGC College Scholarship are not eligible to apply again.
  • Applicants will be notified within 45 days of the Scholarship application deadline whether or not they were selected to receive a Scholarship
  • Scholarship awards will e made payable directly to the student
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