Alumni Resources and Scholarships

When you graduate from DECA that is not the end of our story with you.  As a graduate of DECA you are forever a part of our family.  Our commitment to you was not just to see you reach the doors of college but to see you complete that journey with a degree in hand.  Please use this space to find resources that we will update for you to finish your college career.  


Are you a graduate from DECA who is working on their degree but could use some help to cover the financial burden?  

It doesn't matter what year you graduated - if you are one of our ALUMNI -then this scholarship could help you run the race well that you began.  

The Scholarship for fall 2023-2024 is open!  

Click Here to apply

Contact Mrs. Overman for more information:


With Love Book Scholarship

This scholarship is worth $500!

This scholarship was established thanks to the generosity of DECA High class of 2014 alumna, Sakinah Ali. The With Love Scholarship will be awarded to one DECA alumni pursuing a STEM degree at an accredited 2-year or 4-year institution. All of the qualifications and requirements to be considered for this generous scholarship are detailed below. 

Please send all questions to DECA High’s College Liaison, Ashley Overman at (937)-229-5775 or  

DUE DATE: August 21, 2023


  • DECA High Alum
  • Major requirement: Science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
  • Must show a financial “gap” in order to apply. (Apply all available aid and still have a remaining balance)

Click Here to apply



Dayton Foundation has a scholarship for students who are looking to get back into school or who are experiencing a financial barrier.


We have connected with the Preschool Promise program for those who are looking to get into education.  They have summer job opportunities, full-time employment with scholarship options.  

Contact Mrs. Overman for more information on this. 

2nd Chance

There is a second chance grant at various colleges for 2K.   Click the link and see if your college is on the list.


The following link is for a program called the college comeback.  This is for students who started college but didn't finish and may owe funds to their college.  They are eligible for debt forgiveness and are able to re-enroll to finish. 

This is not available at all schools but it is at many Ohio public universities.