National Buckeye Scholarship

  • Bachelor
  • $54,000

For most awards, we consider academic achievement only. For others, financial need is also considered. International freshmen are not eligible for merit scholarships.

The Ohio State University
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The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio.

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Those considered are non-Ohio residents who rank in the top 25 percent of their graduating classes and have an ACT composite score of 29 or higher or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math score equivalent of 1330 or higher.


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$13,500 ($54,000 four-year value); can be combined with the Maximus, Provost or Trustees Scholarship.


Freshmen admitted to the Columbus campus for the autumn semester are automatically considered for most merit awards if we received their complete admission applications by our November 1 early action deadline. However, three scholarships require additional steps or have different deadlines (see details in the scholarship descriptions below):

  • Eminence Fellows Program and Scholarship
  • Morrill Scholarship Program
  • Land Grant Opportunity Scholarship
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