Freshman Foundation

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Priority deadline is February 1, 2020.


The Freshman Foundation Program offers a need-based grant to students Ohio residents. Eligibility is determined on the basis of financial need as established by federal guidelines and Ohio county of residence. 

Students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the priority date of February 1. Only applicants to the Columbus campus are eligible for this program.