Scholarships at Chatfield

Scholarships at Chatfield

Endowed Scholarships

Alumni Scholarship

Established in 2001 to provide assistance to a Chatfield student. Award is need based and is awarded to one student at the St. Martin and Cincinnati campus each year.

Class of 1961 Scholarship

Established by the graduates of the Ursuline High School class of 1961 to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Awarded to a female student on the St. Martin campus.

Harold O. and Mary B. Craig Scholarship

Established in honor of Harold O. Craig, supporter of Chatfield College and especially of its fine arts programs. Awarded to degree-seeking students interested in the arts or community service. A GPA of 3.0.

Jewel Craig Scholarship

Established by long-time Chatfield supporter, past Board of Trustees member and Honorary Board Member, Peter Craig in memory of his wife, Jewel Craig. Need and merit based.

Sr. Ellen Doyle Leadership Scholarship

Established by the Board of Trustees in honor of Ellen Doyle, OSU, second president of Chatfield College. Awarded to students who exemplify the traits of initiative, service, dedication, and leadership.

Ann E. Fender Scholarship

Established by Ann and Donald Fender of Hillsboro, long-time supporters of Chatfield College. Recipient must maintain a 2.5 GPA.

Sr. Agatha Fitzgerald Scholarship

Established in honor of Agatha Fitzgerald, OSU, past dean and former faculty member of Chatfield College. Awarded to students who exhibit qualities of strong faith, sensitivity, thoughtfulness and a commitment to support others.

Garry- Muething Families Scholarship

Established by Tim Garry, long-time Chatfield College supporter, and Paul Muething, former Chair of the Chatfield College Board of Trustees. For a minority female student who has completed at least one full academic year at Chatfield, on schedule to receive an Associate’s Degree, demonstrated financial need and possesses the qualities identified in Chatfield’s mission statement.

Virgil G. Gifford Scholarship

Established by Lester J. Besl in honor of Virgil G. Gifford. Mr. Gifford operated a general store in Chasetown and later lived in Fayetteville. Preference is given to students from northern Brown County who demonstrate financial need.

Sue Hamann Scholarship

Established by friends and family of Sue Hamann to celebrate her retirement after 52 years of teaching, 18 at Chatfield. This scholarship is needs-based to encourage and assist non-traditional students who have completed at least two semesters at Chatfield in good academic standing. Preference will be given to students whose goal is to help others in some way after they complete their education.

Austin E. Knowlton Memorial Scholarship

Established in honor of Austin E. Knowlton, a life-long Ohio resident who became a successful businessman, avid sportsman and generous philanthropist. Awarded to an academic scholar from any Ohio high school.

Xavier Ladrigan Scholarship

Established by the Board of Trustees in honor of Sr. Xavier Ladrigan, first president of Chatfield College. Awarded to full time students who are likely to serve the needs of their community through their degrees.

Rev. Damon Lynch, Jr. Scholarship

Established by New Jerusalem Baptist Church in honor of Pastor Rev. Damon Lynch, Jr.

Lena H. Rosselot Scholarship

Established with a gift from Lena Rosselot, past board member of Chatfield College. Preference is given to students interested in accounting or business.

Snowden and Mary Louise Rowe Scholarship

Established in 1982 to provide assistance to a Chatfield student at the St. Martin campus. Award is need based.

John & Judy Ruthven Scholarship

Established with gifts from and fundraising of John and Judy Ruthven. Judy was a Chatfield College Trustee and John is a renowned artist. Ruthven’s wildlife paintings are on display at many museums including the Smithsonian Institution.

Hazel Mosel Smith Scholarship

Established in honor of Hazel Mosel Smith, mother of Norman Smith, PhD, past Dean of Chatfield College. Awarded to students who are degree-seeking single mothers. Preference is given to students at the St. Martin campus.

Timothy Smith Scholarship

Established by National Bank & Trust, in honor of Tim Smith, past chair of the Chatfield College Board of Trustees.

Linda Stamm Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2012 to provide assistance to a female student at the Over-the-Rhine campus. Student must be in at least her second semester, have a proven record of success, minimum GPA of 2.0, and no disciplinary issues Presented on Linda’s birthday – January 21.

Joseph W. Tafaro Scholarship

In memory of Joseph W. Tafaro, M.D., a life long learner and father of Chatfield’s fifth president, awarded annually to a student interested in pursing a career in medicine or health care.
Sr. Miriam Thompson Scholarship

Established in honor of Miriam Thompson, OSU, founding dean of Chatfield College and founder of Hope Emergency Service. Awarded to students who demonstrate financial need,  for full-time or part-time students.

Theodore C. Wagenaar Scholarship

Established by Theodore C. Wagenaar, long-time educator at Miami. Preference is given to students pursuing education or social science. Need-based.

Williams Family Scholarship

Established in 2012 to provide assistance to a student at the Over-the-Rhine campus. Award is need-based.

Wanda Worley Hill Scholarship

Established in 2015, by friends, family, and supporters of Wanda Worley Hill,  to provide tuition assistance to a student at the Over-the-Rhine Campus.  Students must be at least in their second semester, have a proven record of success, good attendance, have no disciplinary issues, and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Marge  & Charles J. Schott

Established in 2014 by long-time supporters of Catholic Education in the Cincinnati area.  Need and merit based.

Katharine T. Nyce Endowed Scholarsip

Established by an anonymous donor is 2015 to be awarded to a female student who has an interest in Math.

Dr. Mary Lois Jung Scholarship

Established in 2016, from the bequest of Dr. Mary Lois Jung, a long time benefactor of Chatfield College, for a student with an interest in education and the environment. Need and merit based.

Helen and Francis McNamara Scholarship

Helen and Frank McNamara’s seven children always knew they were going to college – it was expected of them and all were assisted financially by their parents. Helen was a “nontraditional” college student herself, returning to school in middle age after raising her children.  This scholarship, established by the McNamara children to be granted to a promising student with financial need, honors the McNamara’s commitment to education as the best hope for a productive life.

The Sittenfeld Family Scholar 

This award is given to a non-traditional, female student at either campus

The Claire Castellini Thornton Wilger Scholarship

Awarded to a Brown County student, either male or female, who has shown commitment to his or her own church, and whose life plans include service to others in the tradition of Julia Chatfield and the Ursulines of Brown County.

The Susan J. Hartman Scholarship

To be eligible, an applicant must be a female, first-generation college student from either campus who demonstrates a desire to overcome past challenges and improve her life through education. She must also express a willingness to pay it forward to similarly situated students who follow her.

Other Scholarships

BASF Scholarship

BASF is a major sponsor of Chatfield, offering multiple opportunities for our students, including a possible summer internship program and three BASF Scholarships for students interested in science-related disciplines.

CISE Scholarship
CISE Honors Scholarship is available to a graduating high school senior in the greater Cincinnati area.  The scholarship is awarded based on consideration of academic ability, leadership potential, goal clarity, and community involvement.