William D. Squires had a dream to help students in his home
state, the great state of Ohio. His dream led to the
creation of The William D. Squires Educational Foundation in
1999. It is a
small non-profit family foundation, created solely to offer
financial need-based undergraduate scholarships.
Scholarship applicants must be from
Ohio but may attend colleges outside of Ohio.
Our recipients are currently attending about 25 different
The Foundation began awarding scholarships in 2000.
The William D. Squires Scholarship award is $3,000 per year and
is renewable up to $12,000.
The number of scholarships have varied. We announced 12
scholarships for the Class of 2013 but current members of the
Foundation are proud to have been able to award
15 scholarships to this year's graduating class! A
grand total of 204 students have received The William D. Squires
Scholarship. A list of all recipients is available:
The William D. Squires Scholarship is
primarily financial need-based, but ideal applicants have
already selected a career goal and are highly motivated to reach
their goal. The
Scholarship Selection Committee also considers each
student's academic promise.
If you are graduating in the Class of 2014, reside in Ohio, and are interested in applying for The
William D. Squires Scholarship, please
be sure to visit this website
in January 2014.
Since there are minor changes
each year, please be sure to submit the correct application for