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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Scholarship Form

Both incoming freshmen and enrolled students are encouraged to fill out this application as completely as possible to be considered for financial aid for which they might be eligible. The information you provide will help the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences award scholarships that have specific criteria. The required personal statement is used by reviewers to determine scholarship recipients.

Scholarships are awarded for one academic year only. Submit the application every year you wish to be considered for scholarships. Please note: Priority consideration is given to students who submit the scholarship application by February 15. Applications submitted after this date are considered if funding is available.

Incoming freshmen:
  • Apply for admission to Ohio State before you start this application.
  • Information from your admission application, such as your major, GPA, rank, etc. will be considered when reviewing this application and making scholarship award decisions.
  • If you are seeking admission to the Columbus campus, learn more about merit scholarships at
Campus Information
Please note: If you are a continuing student transitioning to Columbus campus Autumn Semester 2023, remember to select Columbus
8 or 9 digit number
Confirmation email will be sent to:
Confirmation email will be sent to this address.
Personal Information
Ohio Residents must select the county in which they reside.
Five digit ZIP Code, e.g.: 43210
No spaces, dashes or parenthesis, e.g.: 6142924278
Academic Information
Research stations include: Waterman, Wooster, Muck Crops, Western, Northwest, North Central. Arboretums include: Chadwick, Secrest.
SENR Major
Food Science Major
Year *
General Information
Career Goals
Extracurricular Activities

Incoming students
If you are an incoming student, please list your high school extracurricular activities, including leadership positions.

Returning students
Please list your OSU (not high school) extracurricular activities, including leadership positions at OSU or in your community.

Do not insert images, bulleted lists, spreadsheets, or other special formatting (max. 300 words).

Work Experience

Please list your current and previous work/internship experience. Briefly describe your experiences. Do not insert images, bulleted lists, spreadsheets, or other special formatting (max. 300 words).

Personal Statement

Please write a personal statement about significant experiences, community involvement, and the qualities of character and leadership important to achieving your goals. Highlight personal accomplishments, achievements, experiences, and life circumstances that have helped form your character. Comment on your aspirations in terms of your educational and career goals and explain the impact receiving a scholarship would have in your life. Do not insert images, bulleted lists, spreadsheets, or other special formatting (max. 300 words).

By submitting this application, I affirm that the information which I have provided on this application form and any additional material that I submit related to the financial aid process is complete, accurate, and true to the best of my knowledge. Pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (FERPA), I hereby authorize The Ohio State University to release the scholarship application information provided by me, as well as other official and unofficial Ohio State information regarding my academic progress to college departments and scholarship committees for the purpose of providing information concerning my eligibility as a scholarship recipient. I also understand that furnishing false information may result in revocation of my financial aid or may result in disciplinary action pursuant to The Ohio State University Code of Student Conduct.

By clicking "SUBMIT APPLICATION" you are officially completing your Scholarship Application. You will not be able to change your responses after your application is considered complete. If you are not satisfied with your responses at this time, please email Dr. Pat Whittington ( to make adjustments to your application. Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email in your inbox to confirm receipt.