Support Minority Scholarships
Give to help historically underrepresented students stay at Ohio State

Many of Ohio State’s minority students are thriving with grade point averages above the campus average. However, far too many still leave early without earning a degree, or never enroll. The reason? Many first-generation minority students lack the financial resources to make their dream into a reality.

As Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes asked, “What happens to a dream deferred/Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?”  Your gift not only will support the continued success of minority students on campus, it will ensure that the next generation of minority students is able to attend and complete their studies at Ohio State.

About one in five Ohio State students comes from a historically underrepresented minority group. In addition, many of our minority students are thriving academically, with grade point averages above the campus average.

Please give to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our historically underrepresented students.

Are you staff or faculty? You can make your gift via payroll deduction.

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Early Bird Match
Grab your coffee, it's time to kick off the Day of Giving with the Early Bird Match! A gift to the cause, college, or unit of your choice between 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. ET will be matched up to a total of $2,000.
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Lunchtime Challenge
All gifts made in the next hour (noon to 1 p.m. ET) will be doubled up to a total of $2,000! Make your gift now!
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Happy Hour Challenge
The work day is over, let's have some fun! The cause, college or unit that receives the most gifts today between 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. ET will receive an additional $1,000 towards their cause or effort.
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $1,000 Animals 36
2 Community 21
3 Environment 14
4 Food Insecurity 12
5 Ensure Student Success 10
6 Alumni Clubs 10
7 Diversity & Inclusion 10
8 Arts 7
9 Global Initiatives 0
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Home Stretch Match
We have 3 hours left until this year's Day of Giving ends. If you still haven't made a gift, now is the time! All gifts made between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET will be matched up to a total of $1,000. Don't wait to make your gift!
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Top Causes: By Gifts
Which area has the most gifts?
Rank Department Gifts
1 Community 209
2 Ensure Student Success 202
3 Animals 194
4 Environment 125
5 Food Insecurity 119
6 Arts 113
7 Global Initiatives 30
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Top Causes: By Dollars
Which area has raised the most money so far?
Rank Department Raised
1 Ensure Student Success $89,503.11
2 Community $17,240.00
3 Animals $10,186.00
4 Arts $7,624.00
5 Environment $7,122.00
6 Food Insecurity $4,996.00
7 Global Initiatives $1,597.50
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Or you can contact us at giving@osu.edu.