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We award at least five four-year, $20,000 scholarships annually.






The Marvin Lewis Scholarship Fund was created to annually recognize and honor outstanding male and female students from our region. Candidates are evaluated based on a minimum 2.75 grade point average, proven financial need, and admirable commitment to community service. Finalists will be chosen and interviewed by Coach Lewis in early May. Winners will be presented with their checks during the Marvin Lewis Golf Classic weekend.

The Marvin Lewis Scholarship application is now closed.

Scholarship Decision Timeline:
Deadline for Submission- April 23rd 
Review Period- April 25th through May 2nd
Finalists Notified- May 4th and 5th (tentative)
Finalist Interviews with Coach Lewis- Week of May 8th

Winners are notified by phone as soon as all interviews are concluded, and they will be invited to attend our pre-Golf Classic party, “The First Swing Soirée” on Saturday, May 20th at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse, where they will be recognized by Coach Lewis and presented with a check.

Students from the following counties are eligible for a scholarship:
-Kentucky: Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Pendleton
-Indiana: Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, Switzerland, Union
-Ohio: Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Montgomery, Preble, Warren

Female scholarships provided in part by Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee. 

The 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Katie Deatherage graduated from Scott High School.

She is attending University of Louisville majoring in English and Women’s Studies.


Michael Higgins graduated from Fairfield High School.

He is attending Butler University enrolled in Pharmacy School.

Kennedy James graduated from Clark Montessori High School.

She is attending Drexel University majoring in Business Analytics.

Daniel Jett graduated from Mt. Healthy High School.

He is attending the University of Cincinnati majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

Celina King graduated from Mount Notre Dame High School.

She is attending Hope College studying to be an Athletic Trainer.

Christopher Mester graduated from DePaul Cristo Rey High School.

He is attending the University of Cincinnati majoring in Pre-Med.

Tianna WoodfordTianna Woodford graduated from Purcell Marian High School.

She is attending Miami University majoring in Sports Administration.

Mason FaucettMason Faucett graduated from North West High School.

He is attending the University of Cincinnati majoring in Finance.