OHMS Scholars Program

The OHMS Scholars Program is a student success program offered at Ohio State Newark that includes scholarships, a short immersive retreat at an active research station, an academic year learning community, access to undergraduate research opportunities in diverse fields, and optional summer internships with research labs at Ohio State or local industry partners. This program was made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The application period for students entering in Autumn 2024 begins November 1, 2022! Application deadline: April 19, 2024.

  1. Applicants who submit all required materials (application form, letters of support, optional personal statement) by midnight, April 19, 2024 will be given priority consideration for placement in the 2024/25 OHMS Scholars Program, but new applications and letters of support will continue to be accepted until all available openings have been filled.

  2. We will likely have openings in our second year cohort so if you are finishing your freshmen year, are interested in a STEM degree, and are staying on at Ohio State Newark for the 2024/25 academic year, we encourage you to apply.

Who should apply? Students who are fascinated by science, technology, engineering, or math, should apply! We are especially interested in people who might have had other responsibilities that impacted their grades, but can show us they have a longstanding, strong interest and talent in STEM subjects. Are you known for always asking “why” at your job? Do you have scouting or 4-H badges in STEM-related activities, have you participated or volunteered in museum or after school science programs (robotics, tutoring, rocketry, engine repair, gardening for food or pollinators, fossil collecting, are examples), can you navigate by the stars, or do you otherwise strongly connect with the world around you? This might be the program for you!

Current application materials can be found at the Scholarship Page.