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Current and new students are encouraged to apply for scholarships offered by the Rhodes State College Foundation and Rhodes State College. You may qualify based on your:  major, county, GPA or financial need. Applications open each Fall Semester and awards are granted for the following academic year.

Apply for Scholarships: 

Current Students – enter your Rhodes State email
New Students – enter the email you used on your Rhodes State application

In the application, you will be asked to:

  • Upload your resume
  • Provide names and email addresses for two (2) recommendations
  • Provide a personal statement
  • Complete the FAFSA (Free Application For Student Aid) at While some scholarships are not based on financial need, all students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA to qualify for the most scholarships.

If you do not have all of your information ready, you may start your application now and log in as often as you wish to complete it.

Scholarship Awards: 
Scholarship awards are generally divided over two semesters (Fall and Spring). Each semester’s award is dependent on the student’s academic success during the prior semester and is subject to the Scholarship Program Standards.All students completing an application will be notified of their results during Spring semester.

Scholarships and Eligibility: 
For a quick reference of scholarships and eligibility requirements, click Scholarships and Eligibility Requirements. If you have questions about the application process, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 419-995-8802 or

Rhodes State College Foundation: 
The Rhodes State College Foundation scholarships are possible through the generous donations of employees, alumni, friends of the College, organizations and businesses. Scholarships provide students the ability to achieve success at Rhodes State College and meet the intent of the scholarship donors.