Due to the overwhelming number of applications for the Scarlet and Gray Excellence Learning Community, the application is now closed. All spots within the program have been filled. Students who have already applied and did not get into the program have been communicated with and added to the waitlist.
We look forward to working with and supporting our new 2018-2019 Scarlet and Gray Excellence Learning Community cohort!
Just a reminder –
The April 1st deadline to submit your application for the Scarlet and Gray Excellence learning community is quickly approaching. Please submit your application by then to receive first consideration for our program.
If you are interested in living in on-campus housing, please submit your housing application and pay the housing deposit by Friday, April 13th. This date is earlier than the deadline marketed by the Housing Office, so learning community students can receive priority consideration to get into housing. More information can be found under “Housing” on the navigation bar.
Scarlet and Gray Excellence (SAGE) is a learning community for 40 students of color who have been accepted to Ohio State Newark. SAGE forms an academic and social community that will assist students of color in achieving academic success and developing a sense of belonging to increase retention. Through its emphasis on multicultural education and self-awareness, students will strengthen their leadership skills and work towards increasing respect for differences. Students will be immersed in a curriculum that is reflective of their culture and reality and will be equipped with the knowledge base to bring about change for a just society.
- Peer Mentors
- Free weekly tutoring sessions
- Planned social and cultural events throughout the year to build sense of belonging on campus
- Workshops to help facilitate learning and personal growth
- Strong support system throughout the year
- Immersed in a multicultural curriculum where students take 4 courses together as a cohort
- $300 textbook stipend per semester
- Priority consideration for Newark Campus residence hall housing
40 students will be accepted.
Who is eligible?
Students must identify as a student of color to apply (ex: American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Island).
Students must be first time college students. This means that you have never been enrolled in college before—college classes while you were in high school are fine.