Anthony Muñoz Foundation Awarding Thousands Of Dollars In College Scholarships To Tri-State Students


The Anthony Muñoz Foundation is currently awarding thousands of dollars through the Straight “A” Scholarship and Scholarship Fund. Seniors eligible to receive scholarship money must be within the Foundation’s Area of Impact which includes 22 counties in southeast Ohio, southwest Indiana and northern Kentucky.

Straight “A” Scholarship
The Foundation is currently accepting nominations for its Straight “A” Scholarship now through Friday, March 1st. Students can be nominated for this award here.  Nominations can be sent in by teachers, counselors, coaches, mentors and any other school administration. Scholarship money will only be granted to seniors. However, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are eligible to be recognized.

This scholarship awards high school students who are pursuing Academic excellence, Athletic Achievement, is Actively serving in the community while possessing a strong Ambition, a winning Attitude and the ability to overcome Adversity.

Eighteen Tri-State students, nine male and nine female, will be recognized at the Straight “A” Luncheon held at Jeff Ruby’s on Tuesday, April 16th. All Straight “A” nominees will receive a letter of achievement along with name recognition on the Anthony Muñoz Foundation website. The eighteen senior finalists will all receive a one-time scholarship. One male and one female overall winner will also receive additional scholarship money.  

For specific questions regarding the Straight “A” Scholarship, email or call (513) 772-4900.

Scholarship Fund

The Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Scholarship Fund now through Wednesday, May 1st. Developed through Anthony Muñoz and his family’s passion to help deserving students reach their dreams, Scholarship Fund is a $20,000 opportunity for high school seniors attending a college or university within the Foundation’s Area of Impact. Students can apply here.

Students are chosen for the scholarship based upon financial need, academic achievement, ability to overcome adversity and their ambition to succeed. A list of eligible and ineligible colleges and universities, along with further eligibility requirements can be found here.

Finalists are narrowed down and interviewed by mid-May. Recipients chosen will be recognized and awarded on Sunday, June 9th at the Foundation’s annual Hall of Fame Dinner. One female recipient’s scholarship is financially assisted by the Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee.

For specific questions regarding the Scholarship Fund, email or call (513) 772-4900.

For more information about these two scholarship opportunities, visit or contact the Foundation at (513) 772-4900.

About Anthony Muñoz Foundation
Established as a non-profit organization in April of 2002, the Anthony Muñoz Foundation’s mission is to engage the Tri-State region to impact youth mentally, physically, and spiritually. The Foundation reaches out to underprivileged youth to recognize, and reward those who excel in all phases of life. Through the foundation’s eight impact programs, which include scholarship opportunities, character camps, a tutoring program and a leadership seminar, thousands of area youth are empowered. More information can be found at and on our Twitter and Facebook page.

Jackie Reau