National Buckeye Scholarship 2020

The National Buckeye award is  available at the Ohio State University for non-Ohio residents in the United States.

The award is a  merit award open to incoming freshman pursuing their first undergraduate degree full-time at the Columbus campus of the Ohio State University.

The  University was founded in 1870 as the third-largest university in the United States. It provides more than 200 majors at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Why choose the Ohio State University? The decision to study with OSU is a great decision because studying at ohio state university allows learning with world-class faculty and gets excellent educational experience at the national and global level.

Application Deadline: November 1 early action deadline (annually)

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Ohio State University
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Award: $13,500 ($54,000 four-year value)
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: US Citizenship
  • Awards can take in the United States


  • Eligible Countries: the United States
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The award will award for the undergraduate study in any subject
  • Admissible Criteria: Those considered are non-Ohio residents who rank in the top 25 per cent of their graduating classes and have an ACT composite score of 29 or higher or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math score equivalent of 1330 or higher.
  • Students must be enrolled full time at Ohio State.
  • Applicants must be pursuing your first undergraduate degree.

How to Apply

  • To Apply: Students must take admission into the Ohio State University for their first undergraduate degree. After enrolled, students will automatically consider the National Buckeye Scholarship.
  • Supporting Documents: Transcript,
  • Entry Requirements: Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to take part in the merit award. All candidates are highly encouraged to file the FAFSA by February 1.
  • Language Requirement: Students must have excellent skills in the English language to study at OSU.


Ohio State University will provide $13,500 to a deserving student. The total $54,000 is a four-year value. Fund amounts and criteria are subject to change without notice.