The Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Young Scholars Program offers opportunities for students, faculty, staff and community members to help Young Scholars reach their full potential and achieve their academic and career goals through personal, professional, and leadership development.
Pre-College Summer positions
Peer Success Leader
The Young Scholars Program Junior Summer Institute and Summer Academy provides academic enrichment and comprehensive support services for pre-college students participating in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Young Scholars Program. Junior Summer Institute and Summer Academy are designed to assist pre-college Young Scholars with reaching their full potential and achieving their academic goals through personal, academic, and leadership development. Learn more about Peer Success Leaders.
Academic Year Program
Academic Success Partners
Academic Success Partners (ASPs) will aid Young Scholars in their transitions from high school to college. They will assist participants in their adjustment to The Ohio State University’s competitive culture and environment. Finally, ASPs will serve as mentors, especially during the scholars first and second year at Ohio State. Contact between ASPs and Scholars range from electronic mail messages, phone calls, one-on-one meetings, and attendance at group activities and workshops. Learn more about Academic Success Partners.
Junior Summer Institute
Explorations in Social Justice Social Science/Community Service Learning Instructor
Junior Summer Institute (JSI) consists of more than 100 talented rising high school juniors pre-college scholars from the participating Young Scholars cities. During JSI students will practice scholarship through the lens of researching/addressing social justice issues, expand sense of empowerment in role as a positive change agent for an individual and greater community and gain awareness of campus resources. Our JSI instructors will design and instruct a class of scholars interested in one of our identified social justice issues. The social justice issues we will be exploring for summer 2019 are:
- Civil Rights & Policing
- Health Disparities
- Issues Related to the LGBTQ Community