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Supporting Graduate Education at Ohio State

As we stand at the forefront of academic excellence and innovation, The Ohio State University’s graduate community continues to thrive on the pillars of research, teaching, and creative exploration. Our commitment to fostering an environment where knowledge creation and scholarly pursuits are paramount has never been more vital.

Philanthropic giving is the cornerstone that supports this vibrant ecosystem. It is through the generosity of our donors that we can offer unparalleled opportunities for our graduate students. These bright minds are not just students; they are the researchers, educators, and innovators of tomorrow. Your contributions empower them to push the boundaries of what is known, to challenge the status quo, and to bring forth solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues.

The impact of your giving is profound. It translates into cutting-edge research that can change lives, pedagogical advancements that shape the future of education, and creative endeavors that enrich our culture. At Ohio State, we believe that the pursuit of knowledge is a noble endeavor, one that is nurtured by the collective support of our community.

Our graduate students are the beneficiaries of your foresight and belief in a better future. Scholarships, fellowships, and grants made possible by your philanthropy not only alleviate financial burdens but also affirm the value of their academic pursuits. This support is a testament to the belief that investing in education is investing in the future.

I invite you to support graduate education today through specific funds listed below or by visiting Giving at Ohio State Together, let us continue to champion the cause of higher education and ensure that The Ohio State University remains a beacon of hope and progress.

Your support makes a difference every day. Thank you for being a part of our journey towards excellence.

Mary Stromberger, PhD

Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School

The Ohio State University Fellowship Fund

Provides funds for fellowships for Ohio State graduate students, which supports students across the university.


Graduate School Dean's Discretionary Fund

Provides institutional support for students and graduate education programs to grow and provide additional sponsorship where it is needed most.