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Scholarship opportunity

Student News | Monday, April 11, 2022

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at The Ohio State University is now recruiting for the Autumn 2022 cohort of the Dr. James L. Moore III Scholars Program. Dr. James L. Moore (JLM) III Scholars Program Autumn 2022 application is now available. The program’s capacity is 25 spots so apply now. 

The Dr. James L. Moore (JLM) III Scholars Program is a student development initiative focused on underrepresented, low-income, and first-generation transfer students from Columbus State Community College (CSCC). This program has been designed to provide transitional support to students with a focus on study skills, leadership skill-building, and professional development.  

Program Benefits:

  • Scholars who participate in the AU22 cohort can earn up to $1,200 toward their next semester of enrollment for participating. Award is dependent on elements scholars complete.
  • JLM Social Engagement Activities
  • You will be paired with a Social Peer Assistant who will help with navigating OSU and making connections on campus
  • Individualized Academic Success Coaching
  • Access to Supplemental Academic Services such as ODI’s Tutoring Program and ODI’s Supplemental Instruction via ODI’s Academic Services (
  • Access to Scholarship and Financial Aid Counseling via ODI’s Scholarship Services ( 
  • Invitation to ODI events
  • Connection to other ODI affiliated programs, initiatives, and services
  • Study abroad support if travel is permitted

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Columbus State Community College transfer students must apply to the program within the first transfer, academic year 
  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Must enroll a minimum of 6 semester hours at The Ohio State University, Columbus campus
  • Identify as one of the following:
  •  Historically Underrepresented Minority (African American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Hispanic/Latinx, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander)
  • Pell Eligible (per financial aid award letter)
  • First-generation College Student (Neither parent earned a bachelor's degree)

For more information, visit this link.

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