Diversity Scholarships in Arts and Sciences

Scholarships are open to undergraduate students who have a declared major in the 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.


Anne H. Baumhofer Scholarship Fund

This fund support students majoring in microbiology with preference given to students from traditionally underrepresented groups who would enhance diversity at the college. For the online application and information on additional College of Arts and Sciences merit/need-based funds see: Merit/Need-Based Funds. This fund is administered by the Department of Microbiology. Please contact that department regarding any questions.

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.

Kathleen E. Kendrick Scholarship Fund

This fund supports minority students majoring in microbiology. For the online application and information on additional College of Arts and Sciences merit/need-based funds see: Merit/Need-Based Funds. This fund is administered by the Department of Microbiology. Please contact that department regarding any questions.

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.

Roth Family Endowment

To encourage the international travel of undergraduate Arts and Sciences students who are active in the Diversity Services Office Program for Advising in Scholarship and Service (PASS) or PASS Beyond. Recipients agree to make two presentations about their travel to approved groups upon their return.  For the online application and additional College of Arts and Sciences funding in support of study abroad see: Study Abroad Funding.

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