Scholarship Application and Information for Local High School Students



Are you a West Michigan high school senior heading to The Ohio State University next fall?


The Ohio State University Alumni Scholars Program

Information for Students


The Ohio State University Alumni Scholars Program (ASP) is intended to recruit, provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding incoming freshmen. The Ohio State University Alumni Association coordinates the program, with the support of the local alumni club, the offices of Admissions and Undergraduate Financial Aid, and the Office of University Development.

Your local alumni club participates in the Alumni Scholars Program which provides scholarship awards as competitive, merit-based, recruitment scholarships. The standards of selection for this award are:

  • Accepted to The Ohio State University

  • Demonstrating involvement in school and community activities

  • Showing a sound interest and positive attitude toward college work

  • Suggested ranking in the top 10% of your high school graduating class

You should complete the Alumni Scholars Program Application.  The application must be submitted by February 16, 2019 to Carolyn Hummel, scholarship chairman of OSU Alumni Club of West Michigan.  Please email completed application to  If you have questions, you can email or call Carolyn at 616-634-5368.

Award posting from the Office of Student Financial Aid will be visible on the recipient’s Buckeye Link account in late spring.  If you are a recipient of an alumni scholarship award look at your financial aid summary on your Buckeye Link account. There are occasions when the recipient is not determined until summer.

If you are going to be an OSU varsity student athlete (even walk-on status), you may eligible for the club scholarship award but an award must be approved by Ohio State Compliance on a case by case basis.


Further information may be obtained by contacting The Ohio State University Alumni Association, 2200 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH  43210; (614) 292-6576, email  Do not send completed applications to The Ohio State Alumni Association or The Ohio State University Office of Admissions.