Scholarships for Adults Returning to College

Applications for adults returning to undergraduate school will be accepted on a rolling basis and evaluated quarterly. 

To begin the process, first you must set up your account.

Click here to "Sign up" for your student application

Once you have completed and submitted your application, you do not have to do anything else.  The system will automatically match you to the scholarships for which you qualify.

If you have any questions, please contact Katie Braswell at the Foundation office 863-1717 or email

The Hamilton Community Foundation is pleased to be able to provide scholarships for adults returning to college. An adult (non-traditional) student is defined as someone at least 25 years of age returning to pursue an undergraduate post-secondary degree.  If you are pursuing a law degree or going to medical school, please apply through the "Current College" page on our website.

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a resident of the city of Hamilton in Butler County, Ohio (Unless noted in description offered to Butler County residents)
  • attend an accredited technical school, college or university as a full time or part time student
  • demonstrate financial need
  • not be reimbursed for your education by your employer