All applicants will be evaluated for Ohio Dominican Merit Scholarships at the time of acceptance. Scholarship levels are determined after a holistic review of the application file, including but not limited to high school GPA and official test score.
First-Time Freshman Scholarships
- Honors Distinction Scholarship*: (Covers full tuition over 4 years.)
- Merit Scholarship: (Students earn $13,000 – $19,000 per academic year.)
- Honors Scholarship: (Additional $1,000 awarded per year to students who are accepted into ODU’s Honors Program. Recipients of full-tuition scholarships are excluded.)
*Must apply separately to ODU’s Honors Program and participate in the University’s annual Honors Scholarship Competition.
Merit Scholarships are renewable for 4 years while obtaining an undergraduate degree as long as the student is enrolled full time and maintains good academic standing.
Merit Scholarships are contingent upon a student's application and acceptance to Ohio Dominican University. If you do not meet the minimum admission requirements, your file will be reviewed for admission and scholarships on an individual basis.
Honors Scholarships require a separate application to ODU's Honor's Program. Visit the Honor's Program page to learn more and apply.
Students are strongly encouraged, but not required, to complete the FAFSA so that ODU can determine eligibility for additional need-based financial aid.
Merits scholarships are based on transcripts if a student is transferring from another college.
Scholarships range from $12,000 to $16,000 and are renewable each year, provided the student meets the academic criteria stated at the time of the scholarship.
Merit Scholarships are contingent upon a student's application and acceptance to Ohio Dominican University. Students are strongly encouraged, but not required, to complete the FAFSA
so that ODU can determine eligibility for additional need-based financial aid.