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Scholarships may recognize the exceptional academic or creative abilities of students. Students who accept or who are awarded scholarships must abide by any applicable university, federal, and/or state regulations.

Prospective Students

To be considered for one of Ohio University's academic scholarships, your student must have applied and been admitted by February 1. All freshmen admitted Students are automatically considered for all possible Ohio University scholarships.

Current Students

All currently enrolled students, including students who are freshmen during the current academic year, must complete the OU Online Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarships for the next academic year. The first priority application period is from December through March 1. The application can be accessed through March 1 through the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships webpage.

Important Dates for Currently Enrolled Students


Electronic scholarship application available Students will need their OHIO ID and password to log in.

March 1:

Ohio University’s first priority deadline for scholarship applications.

Late April / Early May:

Scholarship notification for awarded students.

General Scholarship Information

For more detailed scholarship information, please click here.

Listing of Scholarships

To search scholarships (both Ohio University and outside), please click here.