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.

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.

Dr. Elizabeth Wagner Scholarship Fund

This fund provides scholarships to student majoring in Plant Biology with preference given to women undergraduate students. For the online application and information on additional College of Arts and Sciences merit/need-based funds see: Merit/Need-Based Funds.

Katherine 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.

Kathryn Sullivan Scholarship

This scholarship supports undergraduate Arts and Sciences students with a preference for junior or senior women who are majoring or minoring in the sciences, who have a passion for exploration and/or aerospace, and who are in good academic standing; however, this scholarship may be awarded to any candidate in any Arts and Sciences major. This fund will enable a student to perform undergraduate research or field work conducted in conjunction with a faculty member, or attend/present at a significant conference. For the application and information on additional College of Arts and Sciences funding in support of research/creative activity see: Research/Creative Activity Funding.

Rising Star Award

The Rising Star award is administered by Arts and Sciences Recruitment and Diversity Services. 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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