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Scholarships and Awards

The Modern offers institutional scholarships and grants that are credited directly toward tuition and related expenses.

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Total Scholarships and Grants Available

$95,000

Incoming students may be eligible for up to $95,000 in scholarships and grants.

Daniel E. Johnson Merit Awards

Awards Up To

$20,000



Awarded To

Enrolled students may be eligible for a renewable Daniel E. Johnson Merit Award.
Students who earn a GPA of 3.8–4.0 may be eligible for a $5,000 renewable Merit Award ($20,000 value).
Students who earn a GPA of 3.5–3.79 may be eligible $2,500 renewable Merit Award ($10,000 value).

Multicultural Awards

Awards Up To

$10,000



Awarded To

Enrolled students may be eligible for a $2,500 renewable Multicultural Award ($10,000 value).
To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.0 and must identify themselves on their application as members of the African American, Latina/Latino, Native American, Asian American, Pacific Islander, or other ethnic minority.

Need-Based Awards

Awards Up To

$20,000



Awarded To

To qualify, the student must have a FAFSA Expected Family Contribution (EFC) between 0-2200 that results in Pell Grant eligibility, and the parent(s) must have received a denial on a PLUS loan credit check (for dependent students). The student would first need to borrow all the Federal Direct Loan money for which the student is eligible and receive all the grants for which the student qualifies.

Career Center Graduate Tuition Award

Award

$10,000



Awarded To

Enrolled students may be eligible for a $2,500 renewable Career Center Graduate Award ($10,000 value).
To qualify, the student must graduate from a career center or have earned credits in a design-related lab or class from a career center and have earned a GPA of 3.0.

Out-of-State Awards

Awards Up To

$10,000



Awarded To

Enrolled students may be eligible for a $2,500 renewable Out-of-State Award ($10,000 value).
To qualify, the student must live outside the state of Ohio and have earned a GPA of 3.0.

Workshop Awards

Awards Valued Up To

$100



Awarded To

Enrolled students may be eligible for a Workshop Award up to $100.

Business Professionals of America Scholarships

Awards Up To

$5,000



Awarded To

One accepted student who was awarded first place at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) Website Design, Advertising Promotion, Photography, or Video competitions at the state level will be awarded a $1,250 renewable scholarship ($5,000 value). Visit bpa.org for information about this competition.

Congressional Art Scholarship

Awards Up To

$5,000



Awarded To

One accepted student who won first place in their home district’s Congressional Art Competition will be awarded a $1,250 renewable scholarship ($5,000 value). The scholarship is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit house.gov for information about this competition.

Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition Scholarships

Awards Up To

$10,000



Awarded To

Up to two accepted students whose artwork is selected for display in the Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition Scholarships Top 300 will be awarded a $2,500 renewable scholarship ($10,000 value). Visit govart.org for more information.

SkillsUSA Scholarships

Awards Up To

$5,000



Awarded To

Up to two accepted students who were awarded first place in the Ohio Southwest Regional Advertising Design Contest or in a State SkillsUSA Contest will be awarded a $1,250 renewable scholarship ($5,000 value). Visit skillsusa.org for information about this competition.