Financial Aid & Scholarships

Learn more about 2021-2022 financial aid and scholarship updates, verification reminders, private loans for spring term, and emergency funding assistance.


Financial Aid & Scholarships

Although priority deadlines have passed for the 2021-2022 academic year, there are still opportunities available for financial aid and scholarships.

  1. Complete and submit the 2021-2022 FAFSA. Applications are accepted and processed after the deadline, on a funds available basis.  Federal school code: 003090 (Ohio State University – all campuses)
  2. Apply at ScholarshipUniverse and explore external scholarship opportunities. Internal scholarships have expired.  As you complete the questions, external scholarships that fit your criteria will populate for you to further complete and submit. 
  3. Search your local county community foundation (i.e. Wayne County Community Foundation) for scholarship opportunities.


Verification Reminders:

  • Check your OSU webmail often for any email notifications from University Student Financial Aid or,
  • Log into Buckeye Link > My Financial Aid > 2022 Aid Year > To Do List.  If selected for verification, please complete and submit the forms requested by the due date(s) provided in order for your financial aid to be processed later this spring.


Private Loan Information:

View FASTChoice for private loan servicers and products.  There is still time to apply for a 2021 spring only loan if in need.


COVID-19 Financial Assistance:

Expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and childcare.  Apply at: Emergency Request Form


  • Currently enrolled
  • Demonstrate financial need or hardship caused by COVID-19 (loss of job, reduced hours, inability to travel, family layoffs)
  • While a FAFSA is not required, you may be asked to complete one before your application is processed


ATI Student Emergency Fund:

If you are experiencing an unplanned financial emergency, the ATI Student Emergency Fund may be an option.

  • Students must be an undergraduate, enrolled at Ohio State ATI
  • Students must be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.0 GPA.  Extenuating circumstances may be evaluated
  • Students may make use of this fund one time per academic year
  • Documentation of need may be required
  • Students may be required to attend one academic coaching session and one financial counseling session



Julia or 330-287-1214, Coordinator of Student Financial Aid

Katie or 330-287-1235, Office of Academic Affairs Program Coordinator