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.

ScholarshipUniverse simplifies the process of finding and applying for internal and external scholarships at Ohio State. This platform hosts all alumni club scholarships. Apply and/or update your profile each year by The Ohio State University priority date for maximum aid consideration.

Log in to ScholarshipUniverse using your Ohio State username (lastname.#) and password. Need instructions for activating your username? Contact Buckeye Link, 614-292-OHIO, for assistance.

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 2021 may apply for the Club’s fellowship program. Students selected for the program will be connected with mentors in his or her industry and be invited to attend events (as local regulation will permit in light of the ongoing pandemic).

The program application may be downloaded here Fellowship Application 2021 and any questions should be directed to

Please note the priority deadline to apply for the Summer Fellowship Program is 15 May 2021, however, the Club recognizes that current circumstances have created tremendous uncertainty surrounding internships and programs. Accordingly, we will continue to review applications submitted after the priority deadline.

For additional information on the benefits of the program, students are encouraged to read about the experience of our inaugural class of Summer Fellows.