Scholarships and Awards for Prospective Students

100% of BGSU Honors College students receive scholarships from BGSU.

Each year BGSU Honors College students receive over $6.8 million dollars in scholarships.  Our students find scholarships in and outside of the Honors College.  Through the Honors College we are also willing to help you find scholarships, and help you market your skills and interests as you are applying for these scholarships. 

Honors College Scholarships

Honors Experience Study Abroad Scholarship

$2,000 to participate in BGSU Study Abroad awarded to all honors students who apply by deadline.

Deadline to apply for Fall is January 18th.

Presidential Scholars Award

Full in state tuition and fees.

Must be admitted to BGSU and complete a separate Honors College application by Dec. 7th.

Alumni Laureate Scholarship

Full in state tuition, fees, and $1,000 book award.

Must be admitted to BGSU and complete a separate Honors College application by Dec. 7th.

McGranaghan Scholarship

1 scholarship offered - $5,000 scholarship

Must be admitted to BGSU and complete a separate Honors College application by Dec. 7th.

Forsyth Award

Up to 2 scholarships offered - Full in state tuition and fees.

Must be admitted to BGSU and complete a separate Honors College application by Dec. 7th.

Dean Simon Morgan-Russell Scholarship in Arts & Science

1 scholarship offered - award amount varies

Deadline to apply for Fall is March 1st.

Questions about scholarships?  Contact Rukayat Olunlade, Coordinator of External Engangement, at honors@bgsu.edu

Additional BGSU Scholarships

The scholarships below are additional opportunities available for students outside of automatic scholarships awarded by applying to BGSU.

Sidney A. Ribeau President's Leadership Academy (PLA)

Full in-state tuition and fees

Must complete scholarship application by January 15th.

Falcon Achievement Award

$1,000 - $3,000 renewable scholarship

Must complete scholarship application and FAFSA by January 15th.

Robert and Ellen Thompson Scholarship Program for Working Families

$5,000 renewable scholarship

Must complete scholarship application by January 15th

Bravo Music Awards

varies

Must audition before April 2021.

Art Talent Award

varies

Must complete scholarship application by January 15th

Academic Investment in Mathematics & Science (AIMS)

Amount Varies

Must complete scholarship application by January 15th

Schmidthorst College of Business Scholarships

Amount Varies

Must complete scholarship application by December 31st 

But wait...there’s more! Explore all opportunities with our 

Searchable Scholarship Guide.

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Updated: 09/26/2022 02:26PM