Ohio Grants

  • Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG): The Ohio Board of Regents administers the Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG) program, which provides grant money to Ohio residents who demonstrate the highest levels of financial need (as determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)) who are enrolled at Ohio public university main campuses (not regional campuses or community colleges), Ohio private, non-profit colleges or universities, and Ohio private, for-profit institutions. Amount can vary from year to year based on program funding.
  • Ohio War Orphans Scholarship Program: This grant is available to children of deceased or severely disabled Ohio veterans who served in a period of war or conflict. The student must be under 25, an Ohio resident and enrolling as a full-time undergraduate student. The Ohio Board of Regents will provide the application which must be returned by July 1. For the 2013-2014 academic year, grants were awarded at $6,628 per year and are renewable.
  • Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program: This grant is available to eligible Ohio National Guard recipients who are enrolled at least half-time. The application deadline is July 1. The award for the 2013-2014 academic year was $9,286 for full time students. Please see http://www.ongsp.org/ for more information.

Pennsylvania Grants

(Pennsylvania Residents Only)

  • Pennsylvania State Grant: Pennsylvania residents who attend John Carroll may be able to use their Pennsylvania State Grant in Ohio. The amounts vary from $200 through $600 per year and are based on full-time attendance. Applicants must complete a FAFSA form before May 1. For additional information please call the PHEAA state grants programs or visit http://www.pheaa.org/.