Engineering students who are new freshmen may apply for these scholarships offered through the College of Engineering. Specific details and requirements are listed below.
Colin Philip and Virginia Rieke Combs Family Scholarship – Aeronautical and Astronautical engineeering majors who are U.S. citizens with outstanding academics; 3 awards at $1,000 and 1 at $5,000.
James F. and Patricia C. Dietz Scholarship – Botkins High School graduates; one award at $1,250.
Engineering Dean’s Scholarship – The number of awards and amount of stipends varies (for 2012-13, the program offered a total of $242,000 in 242 scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,500).
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Award – participants on any FIRST team; up to 20 awards at $1,000.
Donald D. Glower Merit Scholarship –Crawford or Richland Counties, Ohio, residents; full in-state tuition, renewable for a maximum of 8 semesters with a minimum CPHR of 3.00.
Raymond D. Hammond Chemical Engineering Scholarship – Preference to graduates of Bellaire High School, and then to graduates of other Belmont County, Ohio, high schools. If there are no Chemical Engineering candidates, then the scholarship is open to any other engineering major. Awards range from $500 to full in-state tuition, renewable for a maximum of 8 semesters with a minimum CPHR of 3.00.
Stan and Doris Ann Harrison Scholarship Fund for Gallia County –Gallia County, Ohio, residents; one award at $5,000, renewable for a total of 8 semesters with satisfactory academic progress.
Dr. Stephen Hepler Memorial Scholarship – Computer Science and Engineering majors who are Ohio residents with outstanding academics; 5 awards at $1,000.
Honda-OSU Partnership Scholarship – Honda-OSU Math Medal recipients, top 10% of their high school class and ACT composite score of at least 26 or SAT score of 1180 and above; 20 awards at $3,000, renewable for a maximum of 8 semesters with a minimum CPHR of 3.20.
Bruce and Judy Lavash Scholarship – Ohio residents with financial need who are members of either the University Honors Program or University Scholars Program; one award at $2,500, renewable for a maximum of 8 semesters with a minimum CPHR of 3.00.
John M. Shepherd Scholarship – Graduates of public high schools in Cincinnati (Aiken, Taft, Walnut Hills, Western, Withrow or Woodward) with financial need; full in-state tuition, renewable for a maximum of 8 semesters with minimum CPHR of 3.00.
Thomas L. Thomas Scholarship – Ohio residents, Electrical and Computer Engineering or Computer Science and Engineering majors with excellent academics and financial need; 4 awards at $5,000, renewable for a maximum of four semesters with a minimum CPHR of 3.50.
Civil and Environmental Engineering Department – excellent academics; 10 awards at $500-$1,000, renewable for a maximum of 8 semesters with a minimum CPHR of 3.20.
Computer Science and Engineering Department – excellent academics; one award at $500 award, which grants an additional $500 when the student is admitted into the major.
Electrical and Computer Engineering – Students with excellent academics may apply. The number of awards varies and each ranges from $300 - $2,000. Email Prof. Bradley Clymer or visit the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering undergraduate Financial Aid & Scholarships webpage for more information.
Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department – Multiple awards ranging from $300-$4,800 ($1,200 per year, renewable for maximum of 8 semesters for top performers) are available. Three have specific requirements:
- Alan Clay Bondurant Fund – preference to Study Abroad participants
- George E. and Betty L. Merva Fund – first preference to Guernsey County students, second to Southeastern Ohio students
- Alice Lucile Russel Fund – preference to students from Belmont or Champaign Counties
Contact Bev Barrick in the FABE department for application procedures.
Integrated Systems Engineering Department – excellent academics; 5 to 10 awards of $500-$1,500. Contact department representative Kristen Arra for more information.
Materials Science and Engineering Department – All new freshmen who declare MSE as their intended major and who have scores of 30 or higher on the ACT math exam are guaranteed up to $1,000 for their first year. One account is reserved for graduates of Grove City High School and Central Crossing High School. All students in this major who maintain CPHR of at least 3.00 are guaranteed some scholarship support. For application details contact department representative Megan Daniels.
Mechanical Engineering Department – Excellent academics; number of awards and amounts varies. Contact department representative Rosie Quinzon-Bonello for more information.
Valentino Physics Academic Achievement Scholarship – Physics or Engineering Physics majors; one award at full in-state tuition scholarship, renewable for maximum of 8 semesters with 3.20 CPHR. Applicants must complete the Ohio State Freshman Application and the Valentino Application, available online.
Welding Engineering Program – Excellent academics; number of awards and amounts varies. For application details contact department representative Megan Daniels.
Richard John and Mary Ann Campbell Memorial Scholarship in Welding Engineering – Preference to Ohio, New York and Wisconsin residents with financial need and strong academics; one or two awards at $1,500 to $2,000, renewable for a maximum of 8 semesters with a minimum CPHR of 3.00.