PROCESS TO APPEAL OMSAR SCHOLARSHIP (PROMISE, APPALACHIAN, URBAN, TEMPLETON, RANKIN)
Appeal requests must be submitted to the OMSAR office via the OMSAR Scholarship Appeal Form by Monday, July 27, 2020. Students may submit only one appeal during the eligibility period of an award unless there is extenuating circumstances. Responses to an appeal letter may be granted outright, rejected, or granted with required stipulations. Letter of appeal decisions are final.
Appeal Requests Must Include the Following:
a) Your full name and scholarship award type
b) Your Campus ID and Ohio email address
c) You will be asked to upload an essay and discuss why you are not in compliance with the scholarship contract. Upload any relevant documentation (medical or other) that supports your reason for appeal. Include any information you wish to share with OMSAR and Financial Aid that would have affected your ability to be in compliance such as personal/health issues. Include a plan that you will implement next year to achieve success. Please limit response to one page.
Please contact the OMSAR Office at 740-593-9376 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or experience difficulties completing the appeal form.
OMSAR's Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
As of March 16, 2020, the physical spaces within Ohio University’s Division of Diversity and Inclusion will close until further notice. This includes the Office for Multicultural Student Access & Retention (OMSAR). We can be reached via email at email@example.com during normal operating hours, M-F, 8AM-5PM. Additionally, our phones will continue to be answered during business hours by Ms. Pat Bungard, Administrative Services Associate.
If you are a current OMSAR Scholar (Templeton, Rankin, Urban, Appalachian, Promise), please know that we are actively working to support your academic needs with online advising for scholarship compliance. We will share updates as they become available. Please watch your email and follow us on Twitter @OUOMSAR!
If you are an incoming student for 2020-2021 and have received the Promise offer, please mail your signed Promise contract to OMSAR (Address: OMSAR, Ohio University, 31 South Court Street, Suite 143, 1 Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701) or sign, scan, and email your copy to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need a duplicate copy of the Promise Contract of Agreement, please email email@example.com and include your full name and PID. The Promise award cannot be accepted online through your student portal. However, it is shown as Diversity Contract on your “To Do List” on the student portal. Any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 740-593-9376.
We are actively working on our plans to support your academic journey. We will share updates as they become available. In the meantime, please feel free to email email@example.com or call 740-593-9376 with any questions or concerns you may have.
Stay healthy and safe, dear OMSAR Bobcats, and finish the semester strong!
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