The Ohio State University at Marion


Research Funding Opportunities

Dean’s undergraduate research scholarship

  • Awarded to students completing either non-honors or honors theses on the Marion Campus.
  • $500 research internship, renewable to a maximum of two semesters.
  • Applicant must maintain a 3.0 GPA, be enrolled as an Ohio State student on the Marion Campus during the semester of the award, and present evidence of work on a senior thesis or other significant research project
  • Application deadline: End of third full week of spring and autumn semester
  • Application

The Wm. Kay Davis Senior Honors Thesis Scholarship

  • Available for junior and senior rank candidates for graduation with distinction completing senior honors theses on the Marion campus.
  •  $500 research grant, renewable to a maximum of two semesters.
  • Applicant must maintain good standing in the Ohio State Marion Honors Program (i.e., meeting the honors course requirements and have at least a 3.4 GPA), be enrolled as an Ohio State student on the Marion campus during the semester of the award, and be approved for candidacy for graduation with distinction.
  • Application deadline: End of third full week of spring and autumn semester
  • Application

University Honors & Scholars Center Small Grants Program

  • Any student completing a honors theses on any Ohio State campus is eligible
  • The maximum amount for which students may apply is $300. Funds must be used for the purposes indicated in the budget.
  • Applications should include: 1-3 page summary; budget; letter of support from the faculty project advisor
  • The deadline for submission is early February for spring semester
  • The grant may be used either the semester it is awarded or in a subsequent semester
  • Questions contact:  Anne Krabacher

College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Scholarships range from $500 to $12,000, and are distributed during the following academic year. The funds automatically go toward the payment of university tuition and fees.

Eligibility:

  • student must be enrolled in a major program in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • student must have attained junior standing
  • meet one of the following criteria:
    • be a potential candidate for graduation with (honors) research distinction
    • present other evidence of work on a significant research project (non-honors thesis work fits here)

Application deadlines are  in early February each year

Applications for the 2013-14 Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Scholarship competition are on-line

Ohio State University Marion Student Research-Travel Grant

  • Student Travel Grants are intended to support travel for presentations at professional research meetings
  • Ohio State University Marion students may apply for up to $500 to present a paper, poster, performance, or otherwise formally participate in a professional conference
  • Awards of $200 are available for students who attend a meeting but do not formally participate
  • Students should be enrolled in coursework at Ohio State Marion during the semester of travel or semester prior to travel if travel occurs during the summer
  • Awards are limited to a maximum of two meetings and $1,000 per student, with priority given to those who have not previously received grant funding
  • Requests for funds will be considered on a rolling basis
  • Application

University Research Scholar Award

  • First-time undergraduate researchers are eligible
  • $1,000 award is designed to generate early interest in undergraduate research and reduce barriers to faculty-mentored research opportunities for students in all disciplines
  • Applications are accepted on a monthly basis (first of the month)
  • See undergraduateresearch.osu.edu

Howard Honors Scholarship

The Howard Honors Scholarship recognizes members of the Ohio State Marion undergraduate honors program who “…develop their individual potential to the fullest by engaging in challenging coursework, seeking out academic programs that have breadth and depth, and interacting with professors and students in intellectual contexts”.

$1,000 scholarship awarded to up to two students.

Eligibility requirements

  • Ohio State Marion GPA:
    • Sophomore, Junior, and Senior: GPA ≥ 3.4
    • Freshmen: GPA ≥ 3.3
  • Course requirements:
    • Be in good academic standing relative to the honors requirements and major requirements

Application