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's Higazi and Hineman look ahead with USG policy goals

Morrill Scholar and Undergraduate Student Government President Roaya Higazi and Vice President Caleb Hineman have COVID-19 on their minds as they transition into their new roles, but implementing the policies they outlined in their campaign remains a central focus.

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Former Morrill Scholar Jacqueline Nwando Olayiwola, MD selected into Elam Program 2020 Class of Fellows

ELAM® is dedicated to preparing women for senior leadership roles in schools of medicine, dentistry, public health and pharmacy, with special attention to the unique challenges facing women in leadership positions.

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Columbus teen who walked miles for daily homework help earns scholarship to The Ohio State University

For five years, Columbus City Schools student Lashawn Samuel walked three miles round trip from his home to the Franklinton Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library to get help with his homework, and all that hard work has paid off.

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