Social Science Scholarship


The John Ohl Memorial Scholarship 

A $1000 memorial scholarship is now available.  The next award will be made in Spring of 2015.  Deadline for the Spring 2015 award is February 13, 2015. 

Download the application

The Ohl family administers this scholarship.

Applicant requirements are:

  • Student’s Spring 2015 enrollment is at least 12 credit hours
  • Student’s GPA is 3.0 or above
  • Student has completed at least one History class at MCC
  • Applicant is pursuing an MCC degree
  • Completed application submitted by February 14, 2014

John Kennedy Ohl

For over 30 years, Dr. John Kennedy Ohl was a mainstay of the MCC History department.  All who knew him respected his expansive knowledge and academic excellence.  His prodigious work ethic enabled him to author countless articles, essays, book reviews, and three historical biographies. John prized academic excellence and modeled it in his classroom.  He received the Faculty Excellence Award in 2004, in recognition of his professional and teaching accomplishments.

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Dr. Ohl’s Academic Degrees:
Bachelor of Science in Education from Slippery Rock State College
Magistri Artium from Duquesne University
Master of Science of Library Science
Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Cincinnati