• Grants

    Grants are monetary gifts that do not have to be repaid. To apply for all of the following grants, see Apply for Financial Aid.
    If you qualify for any of the following grants, you will be notified in a financial aid award letter.
     

    Ohio Dominican University Grant

    Grants are awarded to many full-time students who demonstrate financial need. Eligibility is determined each year and is based on your FAFSA results.

    Ohio College Opportunity Grant

    Eligibility for this state grant is determined by the EFC obtained by completing the FAFSA. Both full-time and part-time students may be eligible and you must be an Ohio resident. Amounts range from $570 to $2280.

    Athletic Grants

    Talented student athletes may be eligible for athletic grants in Ohio Dominican's intercollegiate sports programs. Award amounts vary based on audition and coach's recommendation. Additional information is available from the Athletic Department (614) 251-4537.

    Federal Pell Grant

    The awards for 2012-2013 range from $602 to $5,550 per year. This is a need-based grant. Eligibility is based on expected family contribution (EFC) as calculated on the FAFSA. Most students who qualify for a Pell Grant may receive it for full or part-time attendance.

    Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

    Awarded to Pell Grant recipients with the lowest Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by the FAFSA. These awards range from $200 to $1,000 at Ohio Dominican University. SEOG is awarded to full-time students.

    Federal TEACH Grant

    The TEACH Grant program provides up to $4,000 a year in grant assistance to an undergraduate student who agrees to serve for at least 4 years as a full-time teacher in a high-need field in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. A TEACH Grant recipient who does not complete their required teaching within a specified time frame or fails to meet certain other requirements of the TEACH Grant program will be required to repay the TEACH Grant as a direct unsubsidized loan under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. Click here for more details on the TEACH Grant.

    Opportunity Plus Grant

    The Opportunity Plus Grant is a one-time award given to students who meet the following criteria:

    •Does not already have a degree

    •Have not been enrolled in college for the past three years

    •Have not previously attended ODU

    A student who receives an Opportunity Plus Grant pays for only 1 credit hour for their first class.  Eligibility for the Opportunity Plus Grant is determined by Admissions.
     

  • Contact Info

    Financial Aid Office 
    Ohio Dominican University
    1216 Sunbury Road
    Columbus, Ohio 43219

    Phone: (614) 251-4778
    Fax: (614) 253-3499
    finaid@ohiodominican.edu 

    Office Hours: 
    Monday–Friday:
    8:30 am – 5:00 pm

    FAFSA Priority Deadline is March 15th 

    Federal School Code: 003035