The Morrill Scholarship Program

The Morrill Scholarship Program (MSP) is Ohio State's premier diversity/merit scholarship program, rewarding academically talented students who are actively engaged in diversity-based leadership, service and social justice activities.

The Ohio State University is strongly committed to creating a diverse campus that is inclusive of all community members. The Morrill Scholarship Program (MSP) offers scholarships and educational enrichment opportunities to academically talented students who are actively engaged in diversity-based leadership, social justice and service.

One of Ohio State's premier scholarship programs, the Morrill Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to students admitted to the Columbus campus for the autumn semester following high school graduation. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States. MSP seeks academically talented high school seniors who will:

  • contribute to campus diversity

  • actively engage as advocates and champions of diversity, inclusion, social justice and academic excellence on campus

Scholar Spotlight

Incoming Morrill Scholar wins national prize

As the Franklin Heights High School senior strolled into the auditorium on the morning of March 22nd alongside her National Honor Society classmates, the students were greeted by a throng of well-dressed visitors to their Columbus-area school.

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MSP Scholar Laila Ujayli receives Rhodes Scholarship

When it comes to finding educational opportunities, Laila Ujaylis philosophy is quite simple: apply for everything period. Laila first applied that philosophy when she applied and was offered a Morrill Scholarship at The Ohio State University. The Morrill Scholarship Program (MSP), housed in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, offers scholarships and educational enrichment opportunities to academically talented students who are actively engaged in diversity-based leadership, service, and social justice. Ohio States commitment to bringing diverse voices into the Buckeye community is a great testament to the schools priorities, and those are priorities that I also share, which helped make the decision to attend Ohio State very easy.

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MSP student selected for distinguished summer law prep program

While summer spells a break from studying for most students, Morrill Scholar Tziporah Tiller is headed for a prestigious summer program that helps students from diverse backgrounds prep for law school.

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