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

Like dominoes, one triumph leads to another for CIS and MSP alum Claudius Mbemba

Influenced by his experience at Ohio State, Mbemba has a penchant for saying “yes” when new opportunities present themselves — even if they’re a bit off the wall. So when he was approached to appear on Fox’s new show “Domino Masters,” he again let his curiosity and enthusiasm lead the way.

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MSP Alumna Laila Ujayli receives Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a $90,000 merit-based fellowship exclusively for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school in the United States.

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MSP Alumna Dr. Nwando Olayiwola Tapped by White House for National Clinician Innovators Initiative

The Biden-Harris Administration invited J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Chief Health Equity Officer & SVP at Humana, to participate in its newly formed non-partisan Clinician Innovators Roundtable. The roundtable series, led by the White House Office of Public Engagement, brings together a small group of cross-sector clinicians from across the United States to explore ways the federal government can harness the power of technology to meaningfully advance health equity.

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