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

MSP and LSAMP SEED interns work on cutting-edge technologies

Folding DNA into different shapes and sizes on a cellular level under a high-powered microscope was all in a day’s work at the physics lab this summer for Khushi Bhondwe, a senior majoring in biology.

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First-gen Morrill Scholar launches new student group

For Tiffany Nguyen, a first-generation student and daughter of Vietnamese immigrants, the first year of college was a struggle to keep her head above water academically.

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Morrill Scholars staff pass along real wisdom

Inspiring and informing teens and young adults to seek experiences and careers in higher education was the goal as Morrill Scholars Program staffers team spoke to the Think Make Live Youth group.

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