Young Scholars

What is Young Scholars (YS)?
Young Scholars  is a comprehensive pre-collegiate and collegiate program designed to enhance academic, personal, and career development of scholars. This program is through The Ohio State Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

To be eligible to participate in the Young Scholars Program there is an application process and students must be in the 8th grade entering 9th grade in the academic year in which they apply. Students must have a 3.3 GPA (unweighted) or above.

Young Scholars is a program for students interested in attending The Ohio State University. Students must commit to completing a college prep curriculum in high school.

Why should you participate in the Young Scholars Program?
You receive one-on-one academic coaching and mentoring
You have access to college planning tools and resources
You have an opportunity to attend a world class research university with a generous scholarship.

How can I sign up for Young Scholars?
Contact Eric Fletcher, Program Coordinator at (330) 761-7954 or email:

For more information, visit the website:  
Young Scholars Website 
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