Office of Academic Enrichment Honors and Scholars Center

Ohio State Scholars Program

The Ohio State Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the chance to live and learn with other students who share similar interests. Each of the Scholars programs is centered around a theme or area of study and is open to all students regardless of major.


  • ​Choose from 16 programs with themes ranging from academic and professional pursuits to critical issues and leadership development.
  • Engage in a wide range of learning experiences while living with a Scholars community in a designated residence hall.
  • Connect with a network of faculty, staff and upper-class students with similar interests.
  • Graduate with a Milestone: “completed Ohio State Scholars Program” on your university transcript.​
  • Enroll in designated courses with other Scholars students.
  • Receive college-level priority course scheduling to meet Scholars participation requirements.