Diversity Scholarships in Arts and Sciences

Scholarships are open to undergraduate students who have a declared major in Arts and Sciences and are currently enrolled on the Columbus campus. The following scholarship opportunities are competitive. See Scholarships & Grants for a full listing of College of Arts and Sciences scholarships.

Carole Hershey Walters Endowed Scholarship Fund

Scholarships are awarded to further diversity with an emphasis on female students majoring in a Biological Science. Recipients must have and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. For the online application and information on additional College of Arts and Sciences merit/need-based funds see: Merit/Need-Based Funds.

Milliman for the State of Ohio Scholarship

This fund provides scholarships to students majoring in actuarial science, data analytics, mathematics, or statistics. Special consideration is given to students who are a member of an organization that is open to all, but whose mission seeks to advance the needs of populations who are historically underrepresented in one of these majors. If applicable, the personal statement should describe related organization involvement along with other requested information. See: Merit/Need-Based Funds.

Nick Nguyen and Nora Mullaney Scholarship Fund

This fund provides need-based scholarships to undergraduate students who are enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences and are majoring in Computer and Information Science with preference for students who are traditionally underrepresented in Computer and Information Science. See: Merit/Need-Based Funds.

Rising Star Award

The Rising Star award is administered by Arts and Sciences Recruitment and Diversity Services. Please contact that office regarding any questions. This award is designed to recognize Arts and Sciences undergraduate students who are concluding their first year at Ohio State and who have demonstrated active involvement in on- and off-campus organizations as well as academic excellence and personal initiative.