The OBES exists to provide financial Assistance in the way of scholarships to prepare American Baptist Professional Ministers for tomorrow. There are Four Scholarship funds available to apply for per Calendar year:

The Ohio Baptist Education Society Scholarship - Established in 1831
The Faye and Robert Lett (African-American) Scholarship – Established in 1990
The Rev. Dr. Ralph And Joyce Lamb Memorial Scholarship – Established in 2002
The Rev. Robert E. And Gladys Ernst Scholarship – Established in 2007 (see below for more information)

Applications must be received by April 1st for consideration of a Scholarship for the upcoming academic year. Scholarships are awarded in July.