Ohio University

#YouAreWelcomeHere at Ohio University

Ohio University is proud to continue its commitment to global education, access, and inclusion by participating in the nationwide #youarewelcomehere scholarship program.

Since 1895, when OHIO welcomed its first international student, the University has served as a leader in fostering a campus community that is diverse, friendly, safe, and committed to student development. In support of that mission, Ohio University is delighted to offer two renewable scholarships covering 50 percent of tuition. 


To be eligible, students must:

  • Be first-year applicants who are citizens of another country (not have citizenship or permanent residency in the United States)
  • Have already applied and meet admission requirements for academic study at Ohio University
  • Demonstrate interest and initiative in leadership and intercultural learning

How to Apply

  1. Apply for admission to Ohio University and submit all required materials
  2. Complete the #youarewelcomehere scholarship application (PDF)
  3. Submit the completed application to admissions@ohio.edu with the subject line "#youarewelcomehere scholarship application" by December 15 for full consideration


  • December 15, 2019: Applications are due.
  • February 1, 2020: Applicants are notified of awards.
  • May 1, 2020: Awarded students must confirm their intent to enroll.

For additional questions, contact Undergraduate Admissions, admissions@ohio.edu.