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​​​​Honors & Scholars Enrichment Grants

Working toward the Honors & Scholars mission of providing students the ability to participate in opportunities that help create a holistic learning experience, the Honors & Scholars Center will award $100,000 annually in student​​​​​ enrichment grants thanks solely to donor contributions. The scholarship amount will range based on the student's proposals, with a maximum award of $3,000, and will be awarded through a competitive application process. 

Funds are available to undergraduate Honors and Scholars students of all majors and can be utilized for a variety of purposes, including, but not limited to research, creative work and study abroad. Applicants must be current, full-time undergraduate students at the Columbus campus, and be in good standing in the University Honors Program or an Ohio State Scholars Program. The project or experience must enhance a student's academic experience and learning, and take place before they graduate. 

The experiences will need to highlight and include the Honors & Scholars G.O.A.L.S​,: Global awareness, Original inquiry, Academic enrichment, Leadership development and Service engagement. ​

Spring Enrichment Grant Competition

Due: February 15, 2018

Applicants who are awarded an Enrichment Grant from the Spring Competition will receive their funding by Mid-March. Students are encouraged to apply during the Spring Competition for projects taking place late spring semester, over summer, or early fall semester. Check back here for further information on when the Spring Enrichment Grant Competition will open.

Note: Students may only apply for one enrichment grant per academic year per individual proposal. Students who submit the same proposal for the same project for both the autumn and spring competitions will be denied.​

If you have questions, please contact Karrie Mills at​

Autumn Enrichment Grant Competition

Due: TBA Autumn 2018

The Autumn Enrichment Grant Competition is now open! Applicants who are awarded an Enrichment Grant from the Autumn Competition will receive their funding by Mid-December. Students are encouraged to apply during the Autumn Competition for projects taking place over winter break, early spring semester, or spring break. ​

GAA Position Available

Unit: University Honors & Scholars Center

Position: Graduate Administrative Associate, Assessment (25% - 10 hours per week; includes stipend and partial tuition waiver)

Start Date: Immediately

Contact: Suzanne Shoger,

Duties/Responsibilities: Work with Assistant Director, Assessment and Strategy to design, conduct, and analyze assessment measures for Center programs and activities 

Schedule: Flexible, 10 hours per week

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree; proficient with Microsoft Office, Qualtrics, Survey Monkey; strong quantitative background; ability to synthesize data for reporting; experience with SPSS or other statistical analysis software​

Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree; social sciences background; qualitative familiarity 

To Apply: Email resume/CV, cover letter detailing evidence of required/preferred qualifications (if not on resume/CV), and 2 references (contact information only) to

Deadline: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

About the University Honors & Scholars Center: The University Honors & Scholars Center serves high-ability, motivated undergraduate students. While embracing diversity in both ideas and people, the Center fosters purposeful learning communities that enhance students' academic and social experiences. The Center facilitates impactful, rigorous, and unique opportunities that further student success and involvement in our G.O.A.L.S.:  Global Awareness, Original Inquiry, Academic Enrichment, Leadership Development, and Service Engagement.​