Financial Aid and Scholarships

Office of Student Financial Aid

Students and parents wishing to find all up-to-date information regarding financial aid for incoming freshmen, current and campus change students, transfer students, graduate and professional students, international students and distance education, please visit

Current Ohio State Students (Undergraduate)

Ohio State engineering students have access to a multitude of financial aid resources. We strongly recommend that all students complete the following each year to maximize financial aid packages:

  1. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Due February 1
  2. Ohio State Application for Special Scholarships – Due February 1

All currently enrolled students who wish to apply for College of Engineering and engineering departmental scholarships must complete the College of Engineering Scholarship Application. The College of Engineering will no longer accept paper applications.

For complete details and application instructions, please visit the College of Engineering website.

The information above information applies to continuing undergraduates (current Ohio State Students returning next year) only. Incoming freshmen should see below for more information.

Future Students

Engineering students here at Ohio State have access to a multitude of financial aid resources. Engineering scholarship programs are designed to be integrated into a student’s total financial aid package.

All new freshmen students who wish to apply for College of Engineering scholarships (including Women, Minority, Departmental, etc.) must complete the College of Engineering scholarship application. Visit the College of Engineering’s website for scholarship deadlines, complete details, and application.

The information on this page applies to new, incoming freshmen only. Current students should visit this page for scholarship and financial aid information.

The easiest way for new freshmen to be considered for all College of Engineering and departmental scholarships is to complete the College of Engineering Scholarship Application online. The CEGE department does not have a separate scholarship application.


Cost of Attendance

For more information on cost of attendance, please visit the links below:

Lee D. Moody Interest-Free Loan

Available to CEGE students in good academic standing. LEARN MORE!


Important Financial Aid Forms, including appeal forms, verification form and financial aid application forms, can be found by visiting


Ohio State Office of Student Financial Aid

Federal Student Aid - U.S. Dept. of Education - Not associated with Ohio State, FinAid is a non-profit organization that provides free, comprehensive, independent and objective guidance regarding student financial aid. Sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.