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Scholarships and Awards

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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.

Scholar Programs

KeyBank Scholars
KeyBank Scholars is a diversity and inclusion scholarship program that offers 15 diverse students an $8,000 scholarship that will be evenly dispersed over four years. Students in this program will participate in professional development activities to gain skills needed to successfully transition into the workplace and become future global leaders.

Award: $8,000; Dispersed over four years

Learn more about the KeyBank Scholars program.

The Cutler Scholars Program
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 charachter. 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

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 when the 2018-19 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 that have demonstrated strong academic merit at the Annual College of Business Awards Banquet. Current students will be notified by the Office of Financial Aid when the 2018-19 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.

Learn more about Global Consulting Program and Study Abroad Scholarships. 

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