Ohio University

Undergraduate Students

ONCA supports students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program or recent alumni holding a bachelor’s degree (with no additional degrees beyond) in applying for the following awards:

Awards for summer research, internships, and study abroad:

Amgen Scholars Program

Offers summer biotechnology research opportunities at thirteen institutions in the United States and four institutions across Asia.
Learn more about the Amgen Scholars Program.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Provides funding for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving a federal Pell Grant to study abroad.
Learn more about the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.

Critical Language Scholarship

Provides full funding for students to experience cultural immersion and foreign language programs overseas.
Learn more about the Critical Language Scholarship.

DAAD RISE - Research Internships in Science and Engineering

Summertime internships with German doctoral students at universities and research institutions. No German language skills are required.
Learn more about the DAAD RISE internships.

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

Allows freshmen and sophomores the opportunity to experience one of a wide range of three-to-four-week programs at institutions of higher learning in the UK.
Learn more about Fulbright UK Summer Institutes.

Humanity in Action Fellowship

Brings together international groups of students for a month-long summer program on human rights and democracy in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Berlin, Copenhagen, Sarajevo, or Warsaw.
Learn more about the Humanity in Action Fellowship.


Awards for longer-term study abroad:

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Provides funding for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving a federal Pell Grant to study abroad.
Learn more about the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.

David L. Boren Scholarship for International Study

Provides undergraduate students with the resources they need to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to U.S. security, in exchange for a commitment to work in the federal government.
Learn more about the David L. Boren Scholarship for International Study.

 

Awards for undergraduate tuition, research, and creative activity:

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Awards scholarships for undergraduate tuition to sophomores and juniors pursuing research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.
Learn more about the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

BMI Student Composer Award

Awards for vocal, instrumental, and/or electronic classical music compositions made by students who are citizens of a country in the Western Hemisphere.
Learn more about the BMI Composer Award.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics

An essay competition for sophomores and juniors writing about a particular ethical issue they have encountered.
Learn more about the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Awards sophomores studying oceanic and atmospheric sciences with academic assistance for up to two years and a 10-week internship under NOAA faculty.
Learn more about the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program.

La Unidad Latina

Awards scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students residing in the United States who are dedicated to the civic empowerment of Latino communities.
Learn more about La Unidad Latina.

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Provides scholarships to sophomores and juniors interested in a career related to the environment, Native American healthcare, or a career in tribal public policy.
Learn more about the Udall Undergraduate Scholarship.

 

Awards for one-year experiences after graduation:

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program

Provides graduating seniors with research assistantships with the Endowment’s senior associates.
Learn more about the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or English Teaching Assistantships.
Learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

 

Awards for graduate school tuition, research, and creative activity:

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

A highly selective and prestigious award open to students who are a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom and are interesting in applying to pursue graduate or doctoral education at Cambridge.
Learn more about the Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Offers scholarships to juniors wishing to attend graduate school in preparation for public service careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, or education.
Learn more about the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program

Provides full funding for graduate study at Stanford University.
Learn more about the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program.

Marshall Scholarship

Finances young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom.
Learn more about the Marshall Scholarship.

Mitchell Scholarship

Provides funding for one year of post-graduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland to young leaders from the United States.
Learn more about the Mitchell Scholarship.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship

Funds graduate school in the U.S. for "new Americans" (green card holders or naturalized citizens if born abroad; a child of naturalized citizens if born in the United States).
Learn more about the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship.

Rhodes Scholarship

Provides exceptional students with funding for a graduate degree or degrees at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Learn more about the Rhodes Scholarship.