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Scholarships and Awards

Achieve new academic heights

Funds for academically talented and creatively gifted students are offered by Ohio University through a variety of scholarships. In fact, 95% of OHIO's first-year students received financial aid in 2017-18.

OHIO Signature Awards

First-year students are eligible to apply for Ohio University Signature Awards, a set of merit and need-based scholarships that recognizes academic excellence and contributions. Application for admission to Ohio University also serves as the application for OHIO Signature Awards. Award amounts and criteria vary.

Learn more about OHIO Signature Awards and eligibility

Cutler Scholars Programs

Since 1996, the Cutler Scholars program at Ohio University has prepared students to be world citizens through leadership and civic responsibility. Cutler Scholars is a four-year renewable scholarship program that recognizes 15 students for their intellectual curiosity, leadership, civic responsibility, and character. Cutler Scholars are required to participate in enrichment experiences such as outdoor leadership retreats, internships, study abroad, and more. Award: Varies based on geographic area or academic unit; Renewable

Learn more about the Cutler Scholars Program

College of Business Freshman Scholarships

College of Business Honors Program

Be a part of the next generation of business leaders. The College of Business Honors Program is a renewable scholarship program that prepares high-achieving students with a personalized learning experience through advanced classes and applied experiences. Students must apply to the College of Business Honors Program to be considered. Award: $2,000; Renewable

Learn more about the College of Business Honors Program

 Scholarship opportunities beyond the first year:

College of Business Current Student Scholarships

Deans Scholarships

Our students strive for excellence. Ohio University's College of Business offers nearly $185,000 in Deans Scholarships to current students. Deans Scholarships are based on academic merit and seniority. Current students will be notified by the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships when the next application is open. Award: $1,250

Endowed Scholarships

College of Business endowed scholarships are made possible through the generosity of our donors. The College of Business awards nearly $225,000 in endowed scholarships to current students who have demonstrated strong academic merit at the annual College of Business Student Awards Banquet. Current students will be notified by the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships when the next application is open. Award: Varies based on donor contribution. 

Global Consulting Program and Study Abroad Scholarships

Experience business in a cross-cultural environment. The College of Business offers need-based scholarships for current students participating in the Global Consulting Program. Eligibility is based on data provided in the FAFSA.


Ohio University Student Financial Aid & Scholarships

All students applying for financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be aware of certain general eligibility requirements.

Learn more on their Future Bobcats webpage.

$8.5 million in need-based financial aid awarded to first year students in 2017-18.

$11 million in scholarships awarded to first-year students in fall 2018.