The Ohio State University Alumni Scholars Program Information for Incoming Freshman

The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, Ohio and was founded in 1870. It is the largest single-campus university in the United States and is currently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the best public university in Ohio, among the top 150 universities in the world, among the top 60 universities in the United States, and among the top 20 public universities in the United States. Ohio State currently offers over 160 academic programs.

The Ohio State University Alumni Scholars Program (ASP) is intended to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding incoming freshmen. The Ohio State University Alumni Association coordinates the program with the Philadelphia Alumni Club (Philly Buckeyes).

The Philadelphia Alumni Club anticipates awarding Two Alumni Scholarship awards to incoming freshman. These awards are done in coordination with the University and are merit-based. The standards of selection for this award are:

  • Demonstrate academic merit
  • Demonstrating involvement in school and community activities
  • Show a sound interest and positive attitude toward college work

You can access the application HERE . Search by state, club name or type Philadelphia into the search box (Application link will go live November 1 and end February 1).

For additional financial aid information click HERE.

To donate to the club fund online, click HERE.


Read updates from our past scholarship winners.


2020: Aidan Gallagher, Sophia Reeder

2019: Allison Gumienny, Allison Michaels

2018: Natalie Valko, Anna Carroll

2017: Kylie Crovetti, Nathan Scranton

2016: Ashley Diggins, Katherine Burhop

2015: Alexandra Haeflein, Natassja Boham

2014: Cassandra Dula, Kyle Kearney

2013: Brian Kulp, Kieran Teppen

2012: Katie Williamson, Mike Strauch

2011: Caroline Hathaway, Greg Kemper

2010: Patrick Schaffer

2009: Jillian Gonzalez