State University, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Young Scholars Program
(YSP) is currently recruiting 8th grade students!
During this exciting recruitment season, we are seeking academically-talented
students who aspire to pursue a college education, and who could benefit from
receiving coaching and development throughout their high school experience.
eligible for the Young Scholars Program, students must:
Be currently enrolled in Lorain City Schools in the 8th grade
Be a first generation college student (parents have not completed a bachelor’s degree)
Meet income guidelines (demonstrate significant financial need)
Have a 3.3 minimum unweighted cumulative GPA
Have a strong interest in attending college
Attend 2-3 mandatory meetings per month and on-campus residential
Complete a rigorous college prep curriculum
The Young Scholars Program (YSP)
works with academically talented, first generation students with high financial
need from 9 urban districts in Ohio. We work with students from 8th grade through their graduation from The Ohio State University. We provide students planning tools for college preparation, assistance with the transition from high school to college, and coaching and resources to support their undergraduate success. Young Scholars who successfully complete the pre-college program and meet The Ohio State University admission requirements are offered a need-based financial aid award which includes the Young Scholars Scholarship.
Applications are now available on-line at http://odi.osu.edu/ysp.