Strengthening our Holmes County community by providing our residents with key opportunities for further education!

New students may begin applying for scholarships January 6, 2021.  Current college students with renewable scholarships should check their email for renewal link.

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Meet Our Students

  • "Thank you for supporting my dream of becoming a nurse. " - Abby Wagner, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Class of 2020

  • "Thanks, Holmes County Education Foundation!"                - Teddy Oliver, Otterbein University, Class of 2022

  • "Thank you for helping me reach my dreams!"                      - Kylie Ramirez, OSU-ATI, Class of 2024

"Thank you for supporting my dream of becoming a nurse. " - Abby Wagner, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Class of 2020

  • "Thank you for making attending a private college more affordable and allowing me to pursue my education in an environment that suited my goals and personality!"- Bess (Proper) Hasemeyer, Otterbein University, Class of 2011

  • "Thank you for opening the door to further my education." - Erin Palmer, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Class of 2002

  • "Holmes County offers a lot of opportunities to financially support the dream of higher education." - George Crone, Ashland University, Class of 2016

News & Upcoming Events


Mar 2021

HCEF Recipients with Renewable Scholarship: Applications Due March 26, 2021 by midnight E.S.T.

Information was sent via email on December 2, 2020 to those individuals who have previously been...

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Apr 2021

New Student Scholarship Applications Available Beginning January 6th. Deadline is April 1, 2021 at 5 P.M. E.S.T.

New scholarship applications for the academic year 2021-2022 are available beginning January 6,...

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About Us

About Us

Holmes County Education Foundation strengthens our community by helping Holmes County residents pursue further education opportunities. It’s our vision to be the community leader in providing our residents with need-based financial aid to pursue further education opportunities that lead to achieving degree attainment. And our values of stewardship, sincerity, compassion, community, and trust drive all that we do.

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By the Numbers

Students Served


Students Served

Scholarships awarded since 1991

$9 MIL +

Scholarships awarded since 1991

Scholarship Funds


Scholarship Funds