Morrill Scholars Program

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

MSP News

Young MSP scientists tackle COVID-19 cures at summer internship in the Nanoengineering and Biodesign lab

As the COVID-19 pandemic raged last summer, a quartet of budding scientists from the Morrill Scholarship Program [MSP] joined a team of seasoned researchers working on cutting-edge technology to help bring an end to the global crisis.

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ODI Scholar Alum Charles Muse featured in Ohio State Alumni Magazine

Keep your eye on Charles Muse ’13, a rising star in automotive engineering and an embodiment of Ohio State’s pay forward spirit. As he navigates his career at the forefront of electric vehicles, he’s committed to uplifting the next generation of big thinkers.

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MSP senior Kennedy Wilson spends her summer skating toward the future

A summer internship helping develop corporate partnerships for the Pittsburgh Penguins has Morrill Scholar Kennedy Wilson dreaming of a time when she’ll be a major player in the back offices of pro sports.

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