For Undergraduates

Fulbright Program

The Ohio State University

Office of International Affairs

Arts and Sciences



Fulbright Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers over 1,900 opportunities for students to study, research, or teach abroad while promoting cross-cultural interaction and mutual understanding. Grants will fund project and living expenses for an 8-12 month period. Each country has its own number of grants, selection criteria, and eligibility qualifications. Please carefully review the requirements for your country of interest on the U.S. Fulbright Website.

The Ohio State University

Professional Development Grants for Women

OSU's Critical Difference for Women offers Professional Development Grants designed to facilitate professional development and career mobility of women.

Office of International Affairs Funding

Francille M. Firebaugh Study Abroad Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to full-time students, with minimum GPA of 3.30 admitted to an Ohio State approved semester/summer-long study abroad program while attending The Ohio State University in a degree-granting program.

Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship

Established September 1, 1999 to enhance the educational experience of Ohio State students, by providing financial support to participants in Ohio State approved semester, May session, summer or academic year study abroad programs.

Ralph D. Mershon Study Abroad Scholarship

To support undergraduates who wish to enhance their educational experience by studying in a foreign country.

Arts and Sciences

Merit and Need-Based Scholarships

ASC Merit & Need-Based Scholarships are funds directed toward undergraduate students currently enrolled on the Columbus campus. They have been designated by the donor(s) for a specific major or group of majors in the humanities or in the natural and mathematical sciences.

Study Abroad & Travel Funds

College of Arts and Sciences travel scholarships are for students currently enrolled on the Columbus campus participating in a study abroad experience sponsored by The Ohio State University and/or an OSU academic unit, or a student's independent travel that is overseen by a member of the OSU faculty.

Research and Creative Activity Grants

Listing of grants grouped as Research and Creative Activity Grants for students who have attained junior standing and could be a potential candidate for graduation with (honors) research distinction, or present other evidence of work on a significant research project.

Diversity Scholarship

The College of Arts and Sciences listing of Diversity Scholarships, a variety of scholarships offered to support students in under-represented groups.


National Geographic Early Career and Exploration Grants

Early Career Grants are designed to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. An Exploration Grant application is a request for funding by an experienced project leader in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. 

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.

Kathryn Davis Fellowship

The 100 annual fellowships are intended for exceptionally qualified individuals with demonstrated interest in one or more of the following areas: international, global, or area studies; international politics and economics; peace and security studies; and/or conflict resolution.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

This program attracts outstanding young people for Foreign Service careers in the U.S. Department of State. It welcomes members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the State Department, women, and those with financial need. 

Student Translation Award

The American Translators Association (ATA) will award a grant-in-aid to a student for a literary or sci-tech translation or translation-related project.