The University Honors and Scholars Center at The Ohio State University serves high-ability, motivated undergraduate students. 

While embracing diversity in both ideas and people, the Center fosters purposeful learning communities that enhance students’ academic and social experiences. The Center facilitates impactful, rigorous, and unique opportunities that further student success and involvement in our G.O.A.L.S.: Global Awareness, Original Inquiry, Academic Enrichment, Leadership Development and Service Engagement. Learn more about the G.O.A.L.S.

The University Honors and Scholars Center is home to the University Honors Program, the Ohio State Scholars Program and the Undergraduate Fellowship Office.

The University Honors Program

​​​Established in 1985, the University Honors and Scholars Center at The Ohio State University develops and supports an environment that promotes the intellectual and personal development of high-ability undergraduate students. The University Honors Program offers highly motivated students an enriched academic experience through the integration of curricular and co-curricular programs.

The Ohio State Scholar Program

The Ohio State Scholars Program at The Ohio State University offers academically motivated students the chance to meet and live with other students who share similar interests. Each of the seventeen programs is centered around a particular theme or area of study and are open to students regardless of their intended major.

The Undergraduate Fellowship Office

The Undergraduate Fellowship Office advises and assists all qualified undergraduates, regardless of Honors and Scholars affiliation,​ interested in applying f​or national scholarships and fellowships. Through education of the campus community, support of students, and collaboration with faculty, the Office seeks to develop a campus culture that encourages students to pursue prestigious opportunities.

Contact Us

Kuhn Honors and Scholars House
220 W. 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210​