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​​​Major Scholarships

Below is a list of the major awards the Undergraduate Fellowship Office coordinates. Please note, the chart lists the year an application is submitted; students will often need to begin working on the ap​​plication 3-6 months prior to this deadline.​ Please note, the year of application is often determined by time left until graduation. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our office​.

These awards require OSU nom​ina​tion

​​Name​​FieldYear of ApplicationOhio State Deadline
​Astronaut​Science, Engineering, Math​Sophomore or JuniorDecember 2021
​Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences​JuniorDecember 2021
Boren​All fields​AnyFall 2021
Various fields related to Carnegie projects in Peace Studies
Senior or Recent Graduate
​November 2021
Chur​chill​Science, Engineering, Math​Senior or Recent GraduateNot applicable
Fulbrig​​​ht​​All fields​Senior or Recent GraduateRegistration:​​
May 2021
GilmanAll fields​AnyMarch 2021 for Summer/Fall programs
​Goldwater​Science, Engineering, Math​Sophomore or JuniorNovember 2021
​Knight-Hennessy​​Any​Senior or Recent GraduateAugust 2021
Marshall​​All fields​Junior, Senior, or Recent GraduateApril 2021
MitchellAll fieldsJunior, Senior, or Recent GraduateSeptember 2021
RhodesAll fieldsJunior, Senior, or Recent GraduateApril 2021
Truman​Public service careers​Junior​November 2021
Udall​Careers related to the environment​Sophomore or JuniorJanuary 12
Awards for which the UFO frequently offers assistance, but do not require OSU nomination
Name​Field​Year of Application​National Deadline
​Critical Language​All fields​AnyNovember 2021
Gates Cambridge​All fields​Senior or Recent GraduateFall 2021
Hollings​Fields related to atmospheric/oceanic sciences​Sophomore​January 2021
​Madison​History/Education​Senior or Recent Graduate​March 2021
NDSEG​Science, Engineering, Math​Senior or Recent Graduate​January 2021
NSF​Science, Engineering, Math, Social Sciences​Senior or Recent GraduateOctober 2021
Pickering​Fields related to careers in Foreign Service​Senior or Recent Graduate​October 2021
Rangel​​Fields related to careers in Foreign Service​Senior or Recent GraduateOctober 2021

​​​All fields

Senior or Recent GraduateSeptember 2021
​Tillman​All fields​AnyFebruary 28, 2021