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 MSP mission is to support the recruitment, retention, and success of students through scholarships and educational enrichment programs designed to develop advocates and champions of diversity, inclusion, social justice, and academic excellence on campus and in the broader community.

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 committed to diversity-based leadership, social justice, and service. 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's Bobby McAlpine and Madison Mason to be USG’s next president and vice president

After over a week of campaigning, Ohio State elected Bobby McAlpine and Madison Mason as the next Undergraduate Student Government president and vice president.

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‘It’s bigger than me’: MSP's Kaia Woodford is driven to topple barriers

Morrill Scholar Kaia Woodford took on lofty challenges at Ohio State. She doesn’t plan to slow down after graduation.

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MSP student paves the way in accessibility and inclusion in STEM

As a freshman, Caitlin O’Brien worked with SciAccess on hosting the annual science accessibility conference. Feeling inspired after it ended, she asked: “What’s next?”

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