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

A MSP aspiring pilot’s expedition into flight, from childhood to college

From flying on commercial planes in childhood to pursuing a Professional Pilot Certification through The Ohio State University Center for Aviation Studies (CAS), the stars have aligned for second-year Morrill Scholar Jordan Griffith-Simmon's journey into aviation.

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ODI Homecoming Court students lift their voices to raise money for MSP

A trio of Morrill Scholarship Program (MSP) students are using their platform as members of the Homecoming Court to raise money for the diversity/merit scholarship program that landed them on campus.

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MSP students help lead charge for social change in Columbus suburb

As the movement for social change stemming from the George Floyd protests marches forward, a pair of Morrill Scholar Program students are among those leading the fight for racial justice and greater equity in Bexley.

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