The Dayton Foundation Opens ScholarshipCONNECT for 2020-2021 Applications

The Dayton Foundation has launched its 2020-2021 scholarship application process and is pleased to once again offer students access to ScholarshipCONNECT, an online scholarship search and college readiness resource. Students can access ScholarshipCONNECT by visiting


ScholarshipCONNECT offers nearly 200 scholarship opportunities through The Dayton Foundation and educational foundations that are part of the Foundation. The system uses a detailed questionnaire to match students, based upon their educational interests and background, to possible scholarship opportunities. Students and parents also can help plan and pay for college by accessing links to online financial aid, scholarship and loan resources, and tools, such as a college debt calculator.

In fiscal year 2018-2019, The Dayton Foundation and the Dayton-Montgomery County Scholarship Program, a component fund of The Dayton Foundation since 2006, have awarded more than $2.1 million in scholarships to help more than 1,400 students advance their educational goals.

The deadline to submit a completed ScholarshipCONNECT online application for scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year is March 6, 2020. For more information and success stories from previous years’ scholarship recipients, visit ScholarshipCONNECT, or connect with The Dayton Foundation on Facebook and Twitter.

About The Dayton Foundation

The Dayton Foundation is the regional community foundation for Greater Dayton. Since its establishment in 1921, the Foundation has helped people to help others, managing more than 3,800 charitable funds that have provided over $970 million in grants to nonprofits locally and nationwide. Ranked among the top 5 percent of all community foundations in the nation for total assets, The Dayton Foundation is second among them in the number of charitable funds and third in the number of grants awarded. More information about The Dayton Foundation is available at or follow the Foundation on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn

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