Anthony G. Nickel/Clara Patterson Memorial Scholarship
Clara Patterson was a resident of Glouster, Ohio. The Memorial Scholarship was established to honor her and her beloved employer, Anthony Nickel. Scholarship awards are available to qualifying students from Trimble Township in Athens County, Ohio.Student must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.
Florence I. Parker Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established to honor her memory and to provide assistance to students from the community that she loved - Trimble Township in Athens County, Ohio. Consideration is also given to students from other areas of Athens County if no qualifying applicant from Trimble Township exists. Student must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.
J.R. Hooper Academic Scholarship
The scholarship was established to honor Jim's service and dedication to Hocking College and higher education in Ohio. Students who reside in Athens, Hocking, Perry, or Muskingum Counties are eligible for the scholarship award. Student must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.
James E. and Betty J. Blower Memorial Scholarship
James Blower was a native of Trimble Township in Athens County, Ohio. Betty desired to memorialize her husband by establishing a scholarship in his name at Hocking College. First consideration is given to residents of Trimble Township with residents outside of Trimble Township, but within Athens County, receiving secondary consideration. Recipients must maintain an appropriate grade point average. Student must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.
Leah G. Featherston Scholarship
Leah Featherston was a resident of Athens, Ohio. The scholarship was established that would benefit students from the village of Chauncey. First consideration is given to students from Dover Township in Athens County. Second consideration is given to students from outside Dover Township in Athens County. Applicants must maintain an appropriate grade point average and demonstrate financial need in order to receive the scholarship. Student must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.
Rex and Nancy Smith Maiden Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship is being established to honor both Rex and Nancy and will be available to graduates of the area high schools located in Athens County and enrolling in an associate degree program at Hocking College. Selection will be based on academic performance along with demonstrated services to the community and to others. Scholarship candidates are selected by the high schools. Student must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.
Athens Business & Professional Women/Josephine Johnson Scholarship
The preferred award recipient will be a Business or Nursing student from Athens County. If applicants not available from Athens, a Business or Nursing student from any county may be considered. The scholarship award amount is $500 and must be used for educational expenses to include tuition, fees, books, room, board, and transportation.
Amy M. Russell Memorial Scholarship
Amy Russell was a first-year student in the culinary arts program at Hocking College. She graduated from Federal Hocking High School, was a talented pianist and a writer of poetry. Amy died in 2003 at the age of 18 as the result of an automobile accident. The Memorial Scholarship was established through start-up funds from Diagnostic Hybrids, Inc. of Athens, Ohio, where Amy's father, Bill worked. Additional donations were made to the fund from family, friends and community supporters to pay tribute to Amy's hope, love and desire to achieve academically.
David S. Fraedrich Memorial Scholarship
David Fraedrich was a resident and avid supporter of Nelsonville, Ohio and the surrounding community. Upon graduating from Miami University in 1971 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, David joined the Rocky Shoe and Boot Corporation in Nelsonville. He held a number of positions during his tenure at Rocky and served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. He also served as chairman of the Board of Trustees of Doctors Hospital of Nelsonville, served on the board of the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville, and was a past member of Nelsonville City Council, Rotary Club and the 317 Board.
David participated and led many fundraisers for local institutions, such as Doctors Hospital of Nelsonville and the Boy Scouts of America. David passed away in 2003. In celebration of David's life and in honor of his countless contributions and spirit of community service, the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville, in conjunction with the Hocking College School of Nursing, established the David S. Fraedrich Memorial Scholarship. Scholarship funds are awarded annually to residents of Athens or Hocking counties who are enrolled in the nursing program at Hocking College. Special consideration is given to students who are graduates of Nelsonville-York City Schools. Deserving students will be selected to receive a scholarship award between $1,000 and $2,000 to be used as payment toward tuition, required text books or lab fees. Scholarship awards are available to students studying culinary arts who are graduates of Federal Hocking High School.
Meadowview Farm Scholarship
Eligibility is extended to Nelsonville-York High School graduates who are enrolled in a Natural Resources program. If there are no eligible students from Natural Resources, a student enrolled in another of Hocking College's schools may be selected, excluding students who are in enrolled in a pre-Baccalaureate degree curriculum. One student will be selected for a two-year, $1,000 per year scholarship.
Joyce D. Malone Scholarship
Joyce D. Malone was a resident of Athens, Ohio and an employee of Ohio University. She was a member of the local chapter of Professional Secretaries International (now known as the International Association of Administrative Professionals - IAAP) and was an advocate for the advancement of those in the profession. The scholarship is available to residents of Athens County who are enrolled in the Office Administration program at Hocking College. Office Administration students outside of Athens County may also be given consideration. Student must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.
Dr. J. William Hill Scholarship
Dr. J. William Hill was of the first graduating class in 1970, and earned an Associate of Computer Science at Hocking College. He continued his education at Ohio University by earning his Bachelor's of General Studies (1975), Master of Education (1978) and Doctorate of Higher Education Administration (1989). In 1971, Dr. Hill started his career at Hocking College as the Financial Aid Officer and Veteran's Services Officer. He has been in the roles of Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Vice President of Fiscal Operations, and Senior Financial Analyst. In December 2017, Dr. Hill retired from Hocking College after 46.5 years of service.
The Dr. J. William Hill Scholarship will award a minimum of $500.00 to students who are enrolled in an Associate Degree Program or Licensed Practical Nursing Program at Hocking College. Students must be residents of Hocking, Perry or Athens County.
Ihla Fae Kimes Memorial Scholarship
Ihla Fae Kimes built the Kimes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Athens, Ohio in 1948. She dedicated her life to the nursing and care of its residents. Upon her death in 1999, Ihla Fae's nephew, Richard Buckley, established the Memorial Scholarship in her name to honor her commitment to the nursing profession. The scholarship is reserved for students who attended Athens County or Meigs County high schools and who are enrolled in the Practical Nursing program at Hocking College. Selection of recipients is based on academic performance, potential contribution to the nursing profession and financialneed. Funding can be used for any educational-related expenses including tuition and fees, books, room/board, uniforms, licensure fees and transportation.
Terry Crabtree Memorial Scholarship
Terry Crabtree was a resident of Athens County who was an avid outdoorsman and bowhunter. He was a lifetime member of the Ohio Bowhunters Association and he worked regularly with local organizations to teach bowhunting to children. The scholarship was established to honor his memory and to assist others with a passion for the outdoors.
The scholarship is awarded with preference to students from Athens County who are enrolled in the Wildlife Management program.