Foundation Scholarships

A Message from President Brown Regarding the Scholar-Donor Breakfast

It is with a heavy heart and deep regret that the College has made the difficult decision to cancel the September 22 Zane State College Foundation Scholar-Donor Breakfast to protect the health and safety of students, employees, and scholarship donors and representatives.

View the 2020-21 Zane State College Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Zane State College Foundation Scholarships

Over 100 scholarships. Only 1 application. Students with a 2.75 or higher GPA are encouraged to apply!

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Award Amounts

Foundation awards vary from student to student and range from $250 to full tuition. The award amount is based on a multitude of factors including GPA, program, volunteer experience, and financial need.


Once all final documents are received and your file has been reviewed, you will be notified of eligibility and asked to sign a scholarship agreement.

Award letters are typically mailed in July for the upcoming academic year. Approximately $300,000 is awarded to ZSC students annually.

Questions? Please call 740.588.1206 or email

What happens after I am awarded?

Donor Thank-You Letter

You will receive a Scholarship Award Notice from the Foundation. You will be required to write a thank you letter to the donor(s) of your scholarship. The Scholarship Award Notice will contain the name of the donor(s) and instructions for writing your thank you letter. Click here for more information about donor letters and an example to help.

Scholarship Donor Breakfast

At the beginning of each academic year, scholarship awardees will be required to attend the Scholar-Donor Breakfast. This event allows the Foundation Board of Directors, scholarship awardees, and College faculty and staff to formally thank donors for their investment in the educational resources of students such as yourself. This event allows the entire Zane State College community to interact and recognize the accomplishments of the scholarship awardees. The details regarding this event will be communicated in your Scholarship Award Notice.

Failure to attend this event may result in your scholarship award being rescinded.


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Scholarship Office at 740.588.1206 or You can learn more about the Zane State College Foundation here.