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If you are admitted to Ohio Wesleyan, your application is automatically reviewed to determine whether you qualify for merit awards and scholarship. Merit aid is based on various measures of achievement, not on financial need. Students are awarded the highest monetary-valued scholarship for which they are eligible to receive.
For best consideration for these awards and scholarships, please apply by November 30.
Leland F. and Helen Schubert Scholarship
For exceptional first-year students. Renewable for up to three additional years of study, with cumulative GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) at the end of sophomore year. Allows you to be considered for the Schubert Scholars Competition for further scholarship dollars and makes you eligible for invitation to OWU’s prestigious Honors Program.
Awarded as part of the Schubert Scholars Competition, this scholarship is awarded to participants and annually renewable provided that recipients remain in good academic standing.
For one incoming female student with excellent academic record and demonstrated leadership. Covers tuition, room, and board. Renewable for up to three additional years of study with cumulative GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) at the end of the sophomore year and for each year thereafter.
Branch Rickey Scholarship
Honors the contributions of Branch Rickey, Class of 1904. For first-year students with strong promise of achievement at Ohio Wesleyan. Renewal requires a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (out of 4.0) by the end of the sophomore year and for each year thereafter.
Recognizes William D. Godman, Class of 1846, OWU’s first graduate. For worthy Ohio Wesleyan students. Retention of scholarship requires recipients to remain in good academic standing.
For first-year students with true potential for success. Retention of scholarship requires recipients to remain in good academic standing.
For enrolling children, stepchildren, grandchildren, and step-grandchildren of Ohio Wesleyan alumni. Retention of award requires recipients to remain in good academic standing. Note: The Legacy Award cannot be combined with another merit scholarship offer. Students who qualify for a merit scholarship will not receive the Legacy Award.
Meek Community Service and Leadership Award
To recognize first-year students with demonstrated commitment to service and leadership. Retention of award requires recipients to remain in good academic standing.
Child/Spouse of Clergy Award
For dependent children and/or spouse of an ordained minister (with benefit of pension) under appointment of a Bishop of the United Methodist Church, either in the local church or beyond the local church. Retention of award requires recipients to remain in good academic standing.