College of Arts and Sciences: Undergraduate Student Opportunities

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Autumn 2022

Funding

For undergraduates: Student-Alumni Council Scholarship

The Student-Alumni Council has opened up its scholarship application. The deadline for the application is January 31. In order to apply, the student must be enrolled in Ohio State courses for autumn 2023 and spring 2024 semesters. Students can receive up to $1,000 per scholarship.

For student, staff, or faculty: Barbara and Sheldon Pinchuk Arts-Community Outreach Grant applications due on Dec. 1

Any Ohio State student, staff or faculty member can apply for a Barbara and Sheldon Pinchuk Arts-Community Outreach Grant to help connect Ohio State's visual and performing arts with the broader Columbus community. The grant provides direct or indirect support through established centers and schools but is not limited to specific outreach efforts. The deadline to submit your application is Dec. 1 for projects beginning after Jan. 1, 2023.

New Funding Opportunities from Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme

The Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme has just released its newest funding brochure, which contains funding opportunities for faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students. Competitions include GAHDT leadership positions, Society of Fellows fellowships, small grants, Centers + Institutes Grants, Graduate Professional Development Grants and Discovery Field School Teaching Grants.

Applications are open for the annual OSEP awards

In collaboration with Ohio State Energy Partners (OSEP), the Office of Academic Affairs has opened a call for grant proposals that align with the university’s sustainability goals; advance diversity, equity and inclusion goals; or provide research opportunities to students who have had limited exposure to undergraduate research and experiential learning opportunities. Submissions are due Feb. 10, 2023. Faculty, staff and students are eligible to apply. Awards range from $10,000 to $50,000.

Apply today for the 2024 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational and professional experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The fellowship matches highly qualified graduate students with hosts in the legislative and executive branches of government located in the Washington, D.C., area for a one-year paid fellowship. Ohio Sea Grant asks that all applicants contact our office prior to the application deadline, which is Feb. 16, 2023.

Beinecke Scholarship information session

The Beinecke Scholarship recognizes highly motivated juniors in the arts, humanities, and social sciences who demonstrate intellectual ability, scholastic achievement, involvement in campus or community activities, and personal promise and who plan to earn a terminal degree (PhD or MFA). Beinecke Scholars are awarded $35,000 towards graduate funding. On Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 2-3 p.m. via Zoom, the Undergraduate Fellowship Office is holding an information session and workshop for the Beinecke Scholarship. We’ll discuss the objectives of the award, eligibility requirements, and application components. Participants will also engage in guided brainstorming processes to generate content for their application essays.

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship information session

The Udall Undergraduate Scholarship offers a scholarship of up to $7,000 to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. On Thursday, Dec. 1 at 2-3 p.m. via Zoom, the Undergraduate Fellowship Office is holding an information session and workshop for the Udall Scholarship for undergraduate students in their sophomore and junior year. We’ll discuss the objectives of the award, eligibility requirements, and application components. Participants will also engage in guided brainstorming processes to generate content for their application essays. 

Career Support

24 Hour resume review using VMock

VMock is an online resume review tool that is free to students in the College of Arts and Sciences. Once you've uploaded a copy of your resume, VMock uses Artificial Intelligence to review your resume and benchmark it across peers in your industry. VMock then provides immediate, actionable feedback to help you make high-impact changes.

Mock Interview

Prepare for interviews related to internships and part- or full-time jobs by scheduling a mock interview. These 30-minute appointments will give you the chance to answer common interview questions and then obtain feedback from a career coach. Bring a job description with you to tailor the interview towards a specific position or practice answering general behavioral-based questions that are commonly asked during interviews. Appointments are currently being held virtually or over the phone. If you need to meet with a coach in-person, please email asccareer@osu.edu with your request for an in-person mock Interview.