Ohio University

How to Apply to OHIO Honors

Students are encouraged to apply for the OHIO Honors Program (OHP) at the time of application for admission and scholarships. For priority consideration, apply by November 15, 2019. Applicants will be asked to submit the following OHP materials:

  • a list of activities
  • one or more letters of recommendation
  • at least one personal essay

For the essay, you may respond to any one of the Common App Personal Essay Prompts or respond to the following question. Recommended essay length is 250-500 words. 

OHP Question: Describe an outside-the-classroom experience in which you learned something new or came to understand something familiar in a new way.

Already Applied to OHIO?

If you decide to apply for OHP after you have submitted your application for admission and scholarships, please login with your OHIO credentials and submit the OHIO Honors Application form to submit the materials outlined above. For priority consideration, submit your materials by November 15, 2019.


Questions can be directed to Undergraduate Admissions at admissions@ohio.edu or 740.593.4100.