Students must meet the following requirements to be eligible for scholarships:

  • Scholarships are awarded for one academic year only.  Eligible students are encouraged to reapply on an annual basis.
  • The student is currently enrolled at The Ohio State University or has been accepted and plans to enroll.  Scholarships are only available for study at The Ohio State University.
  • High school students or transfer students must be admitted to the university before applying.
  • Currently enrolled students must have a cumulative GPA of no less than a 2.5.
  • Scholarships are only available to undergraduate students.
  • All applications must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation. Your reference will be contacted directly by the scholarship committee to provide the letter.
  • Scholarships may be used for main campus or a regional campus.

Questions you will be asked in the application.  Consider preparing your responses in advance and pasting them into the application.

  1. Name
  2. Address, phone and email
  3. OSU username (name.#) and OSU ID number
  4. Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)
  5. Gender identity and preferred pronoun used
  6. OSU Username (used for grade and enrollment verification).
  7. Current academic class
  8. Anticipated Graduation Semester and Year
  9. Major(s)
  10. GPA
  11. Choose the Scholarships for which you are applying.
  12. Contact information for a teacher, counselor, employer, organization advisor, etc. that can share information about your involvement. 
  13. Upload a copy of your resume
  14. Upload your response to the following essay questions (approximately 250 words each):

    • Tell us about your interest in your field of study. Why did you choose your major, and what experiences have shaped and focused your academic goals?
    • Please describe how you have demonstrated leadership in and/or out of school. Include specific examples – such as academic research, volunteer work, internships, contribution to student organizations, or the like –  in your answer.
    • What does LGBTQ community mean to you? In what ways have you been involved in the LGBTQ community, and what contribution(s) do you hope to make to these communities?