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Foundation for Appalachian Ohio announces 2023 scholarship recipients

More than $593,000 awarded in donor-established scholarships to students across Appalachian Ohio

NELSONVILLE, Ohio – The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) has awarded more than $593,000 in donor-established postsecondary scholarships to students across Appalachian Ohio.

To date this year, nearly 600 scholarships were provided to 337 students pursuing postsecondary studies at institutions of higher education or through vocational programs. Each of these scholarship funds has been created at FAO by donors who recognize the role education can play in the future success of both young adults and the region’s communities.

The full list of 2023 scholarship recipients is available at

For more information on FAO’s scholarship program and how you can support or create educational opportunities in the region, visit, email, or call 740.753.1111.