Scholarship and Summer Fellowship Programs

The Ohio State University Alumni Club of New York City is committed to supporting the next generation of Buckeyes. In furtherance of this objective, the Club provides assistance to both entering first-year students from the New York City area and current students who travel to the city for professional and educational purposes.

Scholarship Program

The NYC Alumni Club welcomes applications from high school seniors residing in any of the five boroughs and Long Island who have applied / been admitted to Ohio State.

Scholarship applicants will be evaluated based on their participation in school, community, extracurricular activities, and academic merit. The committee will take into account the quality of each student’s answers to several brief essay questions.

Click here to find the New York City Alumni Club scholarship listing.  The list of clubs and application links will be open from 1 November 2019 until 1 February 2020.

Further information on scholarships and Financial Aid at Ohio State can be found here. For questions, please contact Leslie Smith,, 614-292-6576 at the Alumni Association.

Summer Fellowship Program

Current Ohio State students who have accepted an internship or will be completing an academic program in New York City during Summer 2020 may apply for the Club’s fellowship program. In addition to providing selected students with a financial stipend, the Club will pair each student with a mentor in his or her industry and host events throughout the summer to enable the students to connect with local alumni. The application may be downloaded here and any questions should be directed to

Please note the priority deadline to apply for the Summer Fellowship Program is 29 February 2020. Those applying prior to this deadline are more likely to receive a stipend, however, we recognize that some internship offers may not be extended until later in the spring. Therefore, we encourage students to submit applications even after the priority deadline has passed and we will do our best to offer assistance.