Fisher College of Business logo

Scholarships

The Scholars for Service Fund was created to advance the spirit of service, leadership, and academic excellence in the lives of future and current students at Fisher College of Business.

Furthermore, our hope is to propagate the philanthropic ideals embodied by Roy and Joann Mitte and create a sense of community and value among scholarship recipients.

Students must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be considered for need-based scholarships from The Ohio State University or Fisher College of Business.  *Please note: Current FCOB student scholarships that are merit-based do not require FAFSA.

 

Fisher College of BusinessOhio State University Study AbroadAdditional Opportunities
Current Students: 2014-2015 Fisher Scholarships Application

Undergraduate students enrolled in the major program have the opportunity to apply for a number of college scholarships using a universal Fisher College of Business Scholarship Application.

Deadline: February 14, 2014

Though need is not a requirement for college scholarships, some donors prefer their awards to be made to students facing financial hardship. To be considered for these need-based scholarships, students must complete the FAFSA*Please note: Current FCOB student scholarships that are merit-based do not require FAFSA.

To be eligible to apply for college scholarships students must meet the following requirements:

  • Obtain a 3.5 minimum grade point average at the end of AU 13
  • Complete at least 27 semester hours of graded OSU coursework, and 45 earned semester hours at the end of AU 13
  • Be admitted to the Fisher College of Business major program by AU 14

With this online application, you will be asked to submit a current resume via email. Scholarship award notifications will be made by June/July 2014.

The 2014-2015 scholarship application will be available January 2, 2014. 

The Harley E. Rouda Sr. and Marlese N. Scholarship Fund (AU 2014-SP 2015)

The Fisher College of Business is pleased to announce a scholarship to support undergraduate students who are specializing in Real Estate. Students must have a 3.0 grade point average or higher to apply.  Students applying and receiving awards will be required to major in Real Estate.

Download application

 
Recruitment Scholarships

Fisher College of Business Undergraduate Program offers competitive recruitment scholarships to incoming freshmen students enrolled on the Columbus campus. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, admitted to pre-major or major program in Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University for Autumn 2014. Renewable up to one year if selected recipients meet criteria determined by selection committee.

Please visit The Ohio State University Student Financial Aid page to locate the Application for Special Scholarships 2014-2015. The priority application date is February 15, 2014 for all students (application available on or after August 1, 2013).

https://sfa.osu.edu/secure/schapp/

 If you have questions concerning your scholarship application, please email us at fisherugscholarship@fisher.osu.edu

Scholars for Service

The Scholars for Service Fund was created to advance the spirit of service, leadership, and academic excellence in the lives of future and current students at Fisher College of Business. Furthermore, our hope is to propagate the philanthropic ideals embodied by Roy and Joann Mitte and create a sense of community and value among scholarship recipients. Learn more.

Center for Entrepreneurship Scholarships

Fisher's Center for Entrepreneurship administers a number of scholarships targeted at undergraduate students. Visit the Center for Entrepreneurship site for details.

The Ohio State University Special Scholarship Application

Scholarships can come from different sources and have various awarding criteria. Ohio State offers numerous institutional scholarships for incoming freshmen and enrolled students. Students also receive a wide array of scholarships from external donors and outside resources. Learn more about OSU scholarships.

Edward S. "Beanie" Drake Student Leader Endowment Fund

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide funds that enable deserving students to participate in campus activities when need might otherwise make it impossible for them to do so. These funds are solicited in the form of donations from student organizations of The Ohio State University. Learn more about Drake scholarships.

Bartels Study Abroad Scholarship
The Office of International Education and the Fisher College of Business are pleased to announce a scholarship competition to aid undergraduate students who plan to enroll in a University-sponsored Study Abroad Program of at least 5 weeks duration and for a minimum of 9 semester hours of credit. Awards will be made on the basis of the students who have a 3.5 grade point average or higher. Students receiving awards will be required to submit proof of enrollment in an authorized OSU study abroad program or study tour.
Awards vary. Non-credit tours or excursions are not eligible. Preference will be given to Fisher College of Business students. Download an application form.  Deadline is March 14, 2014.
Office of Global Business/CIBER Study Abroad Scholarship
The Fisher College of Business Office of Global Business offers travel grants to students who participate in FCOB and/or OSU endorsed Study Abroad Programs. Strong priority will be placed on supporting business students attending programs at FCOB partner institutions. Students must submit completed materials to the Fisher College of Business Office of Global Business by 5:00 p.m., May 15th regardless of holidays or weekends. 
Office of International Affairs Scholarships
Faculty and staff are asked to encourage students to apply now for study abroad scholarships. Three scholarships administered by the Office of International Affairs are now available and applications are being accepted. The Wolfe, Firebaugh and Endowed Fund scholarships have the potential to provide a number of students with funds to help pay for their study abroad programs.
The Polish Studies Initiative
The Polish Studies Initiative (PSI) is accepting applications for scholarships and research grants for the upcoming summer.  Language training and study-abroad scholarships are available for undergraduates for May or Summer 2014.  The deadline to apply is Monday, February 3, 2014.  Read more and apply online
Gilman International Scholarship
The Gilman International Scholarship Program provides awards of up to $5,000 for U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad for up to one academic year. Eligibility: Students must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application or during the time they are studying abroad and cannot be studying abroad in a country currently under a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning or in Cuba. [Gilman International Scholarship Program]
CREW Network 2014/2015 Scholarship

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2014/2015 CREW Network Scholarships, and we wanted you to be one of the first to know. CREW Network will award up to ten $10,000 scholarships to women interested in pursuing a career in commercial real estate. Each scholarship recipient will also be provided with a paid internship at a commercial brokerage firm.

We will be accepting applications until April 25, 2014 by 5 pm.

More detailed information about the scholarship requirements can be found at CrewCareerZone.

Leadership Minor Scholarship

The Smucker Leaders Scholarship Fund has been designated to provide support for undergraduate students pursuing a minor in Leadership Studies. 
 
Interested students should complete the scholarship application form by February 15, 2014. Based on the number of completed applications received, a subcommittee of the Leadership Studies Minor Advisory Committee will be convened to review the applications and select the first Smucker Leaders Scholarship Fund recipient(s) for next year.  If you are a student planning to graduate before the start of Fall Semester 2014, you should not submit an application.  However, if you will be enrolled full-time at Ohio State as an undergraduate student at least one semester next year (2014-15), you are welcome and encouraged to submit an application.  Scholarship award funds will be divided between Fall and Spring semesters, so recipients may be eligible to receive the scholarship, even if they plan to graduate at the end of Fall semester.

Emitations Women in Business Scholarship

Emitations.com is known for making trendy, classic and beautiful jewelry accessible to people of all income levels. Through in-depth market trend research and customer collaboration, we are able to offer over 5,000 sku's of silver jewelry that is both affordable and accessible to the general public. Emitations.com is pleased to offer the opportunity to apply for its scholarship program, for those meeting the eligibility requirements, to assist in funding the cost of higher education. Deadline is December 14, 2014.

Huntington International Fellowship

The Huntington National Bank pledged $250,000 to The Ohio State University Campaign in the form of an endowed fund to benefit humanities students interested in international business and foreign languages. Applications for the fellowship program are now available in the Foreign Language Center.  Deadline is February 17, 2014.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Visit buickachievers.com for program details and the online application.

Deadline: February 28, 2014
5:00 p.m. EST

We encourage the following to apply:

  • High school seniors and current undergraduates
  • Those who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2014-2015
  • Those who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry.
Cargill Global Scholars Program

The Cargill Global Scholars Program is a distinctive scholarship opportunity that provides financial support in addition to leadership development opportunities through seminars, networking events, and a mentorship program.

The scholarship recipient will receive an annual scholarship award of $2,500 for up to three years, to help off-set any academic related expenses, as well as participate in leadership seminars and a Cargill mentorship program with company leaders.

The application deadline is March 31st, 2014.

Please refer to the link below for full eligibility requirements and scholarship benefits , as well as the scholarship application.

http://www.cargillglobalscholars.com/

Northeast Ohio Risk Management Society (RIMS) Scholarship

Northeast Ohio RIMS is currently accepting applications for college scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year.  For more information and the scholarship application form, please visit the chapter web site. Deadline is June 1, 2014.

Please note that applications are to be submitted by e-mail to: neorimsscholarship@gmail.com.  You may direct questions to this member of the Scholarship Committee: John Nadzan-Director, Northeast Ohio RIMS; john.nadzan@philips.com

CPAexcel Scholarship

CPAexcel will once again award a $2,500 Cash Scholarship and 31 CPA Review Course Scholarships at the end of this semester. This is a random drawing open to students who are taking at least one accounting course.  See website for more details.

Deadline: April 30, 2014

The Traffic Club of Pittsburgh - Scholarship Award Program

$5400 Scholarship for transportation, distribution, logistics or supply-chain mangement majors.  Applications must be postmarked, emailed, or forwarded by overnight service no later than Friday, February 14, 2014.  See flyer for more details about application requirements and qualification criteria. 

HSF/Discover Scholarship Program

HSF/Discover Scholarship, available for students majoring in Business Administration, Finance, Infmormation Technology (IT/MIS), or Marketing.  Application postmark deadline: February 14, 2014

For more information, visit the scholarship webpage.

Summer Research Funding Awards 2014

The Undergraduate Research Office, Office of International Affairs, University Honors & Scholars, and the College of Arts and Sciences (Division of Natural and Mathematical Sciences) are pleased to offer a joint application for four Summer Research Funding Opportunities:

  • URO Summer Research Fellowships (Undergraduate Research Office)
    • Thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Department of Psychology, eight awards will be earmarked for psychology majors.
  • Holbrook Research Abroad Fellowships (URO and Office of International Affairs)
  • Summer Research Scholarships (University Honors & Scholars)
  • Mayers Summer Research Scholarships (Division of Natural and Mathematical Sciences [College of Arts and Sciences])

All application components are due by February 14th, 2014 at Noon.

GLBT Alumni Society Scholarships

The GLBT Alumni Society is dedicated to making studying at The Ohio State University a financial reality for more GLBT and students and their allies. Realizing that the financial demands placed on students and families because of the rising cost of higher education is often multiplied for GLBT students, fundraising efforts by the society has made these scholarships a reality. There is a hope that we can reach students who have been turned away by their family for "coming out" and help GLBT students address other financial issues that are unique to them.  The deadline is March 1, 2014.  You can learn more about available scholarships by clicking here

The Griffith Foundation for Insurance Education

For students specializing in insurance, please refer to this website for application and upcoming deadlines.

Nsep Boren Undergraduate Scholarship 2014

Boren Scholarships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S undergraduates to add an important international and language component to their educations. National Security, Language, and Culture. OSU Deadline: February 13, 2014.  Applications and more information are now available at BorenAwards.org.

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

For over four decades, this program has awarded over $14 million to outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and ultimate entry into the profession.

Award amounts range from $1,500-$3,000 and selection is based on academic merit, leadership and commitment to pursuing the CPA credential. 

How to apply:

  • Don't wait: Click here to apply today! 
SME Education Foundation College Scholarships

The Sales and Marketing Executives of Cleveland Education Foundation provides scholarship support for qualified students in the Greater Cleveland area.

Up to $5,000 in scholarships are available. The application deadline is April 1, 2014.

Insurance Accounting & Systems Assoc. (IASA) 2014 Scholarship

The IASA Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide scholarships to students preparing for a career in the insurance industry. IASA is one of the insurance industry's oldest and largest associations focused on providing education to insurance professionals.

The application deadline is March 1, 2014.

Derek Hughes/NASPLO Educational Foundation Scholarship

The Derek Hughes/NAPSLO Educational Foundation is now accepting applications for scholarships for the 2014-15 school year from students pursuing insurance or business related studies. In general, students must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program, majoring in Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business, Economics, Finance, Insurance, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Risk Management, or Statistics. Students also must have and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above and be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours each semester. Financial need is considered in awarding scholarships. The Foundation awarded 14 $5,000 scholarships in 2013 and  expects to award a similar number this year.

The application deadline is June 1, 2014.

Hispanic Student's Guide to College Affordability

Affordable Colleges Online recently published "Making College Affordable: An Online Guide for Hispanic Students", which includes expert advice and resources in key cost-related areas, including but not limited to:

     - College affordability (tuition, room, board, books and other fees)

     - Scholarships and grants for Hispanic students

     - Financial aid information

     - The most affordable HSIs in with campus-based and online programs

     - Additional helpful resources

JL Tillman Scholarship Fund

The National African-American Insurance Association created the JL Tillman Scholarship Fund to promote higher educational opportunities for  African-American students interested in careers within the insurance industry.  

The JL Tillman Scholarship Fund will offer scholarships to deserving African-American students who are pursing the following degrees: Insurance, Risk Management, Business, IT, Actuarial Science, Finance, Marketing & Communications

The application deadline is June 15, 2014.