Scholarships and Financial Support

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees at Ohio State may vary by major, college, and area of study.

To see the current tuition rates, please visit the website of Ohio State's Office of the University Registrar. To see an explanation of current fees, please also see the University Registrar's website.

Financial Aid

Financial aid to pursue undergraduate studies at Ohio State is available in a wide variety of forms – from loans, grants, scholarships, to work-study jobs. To learn more about financial aid options available to students enrolled in programs at CFAES, please see the College's website. Please also see Ohio State's Student Financial Aid website.

To be eligible to compete for financial aid students must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) yearly. Be sure to check the deadlines for filing the FASFA. Additionally, please indicate The Ohio State University (code #003090) on step six on the FAFSA application to ensure that you are considered for funding for your enrollment at Ohio State.


The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences offers over $1.5 million in scholarship money to its students each year. To apply for these funds a student must be a current student enrolled in the College and they must complete the online application form to compete. The College offers scholarships twice a year and the deadlines for these competitions are November 1st and February 15th. Additionally, the College offers special scholarships to incoming freshmen. To learn more, please visit the College website. All questions should be directed to Pat R. Whittington (

Each academic department also offers a number of scholarships to its students. To be eligible for AEDE scholarships, students must be declared majors in Agribusiness and Applied Economics by the Spring Semester. Those selected must have high grades, demonstrated leadership, and good communication skills. To compete for departmental scholarships, students should complete the College's online application form by February 15th. 

For the 2019-2020 academic year, AEDE offered 31 undergraduate students $63,398 in scholarship money. Learn more about the scholarship winners and donors.