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Opportunities and Resources

The Getty College of Arts and Sciences and Ohio Northern University provide many resources to assist you in achieving personal and academic success.  A partial list is below.

A&S Tutoring

The Getty College of Arts and Sciences offers both weekly and as-needed tutoring sessions for select Arts and Sciences courses.

Present Your Research

Students share the results of their research through presentation and publication.  Visit this page to learn of opportunities to present your research to others.

Student Advisory Board

Your 21 representatives on the Getty College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisory Board meet six times a year to advise the dean about student perspectives on college issues and encourage college unity. The representatives welcome your input and would be happy to raise your concerns at an upcoming meeting.

Student Research Colloquium

The Ohio Northern Student Research Colloquium celebrates academic achievement among Northern's students of all disciplines by providing them the opportunity to discuss their research with and demonstrate their expertise to other Northern students and faculty and visitors to ONU’s campus.

Prestigious Scholarships

We aid all ONU students and recent graduates as they seek to identify and apply for prestigious scholarships, fellowships, and other competitive academic prizes. While any student is welcome to stop by for assistance, only those with high GPAs are generally eligible for the most competitive awards.

TREX Courses

The College of Arts and Sciences has designed courses that will help you transition from your high school successes to a college student on the path toward graduation. These Transitions Experience (TREX) courses will help you understand how to think critically, reason analytically, and make connections between disciplines—all skills needed to be successful in college.


Awards and Assistance

Byron L. Hawbecker Travel Fellowship

Also known as the A&S Travel Stipend, this award funds A&S students pursuing study abroad. The A&S Study Abroad Committee distributes the available funds according to its own discretion, considering cost and financial need as primary criteria.

Catherine Freed Award

The Catherine Freed Award is awarded to the outstanding female graduating senior who has excelled in all aspects of her college life here at Ohio Northern.

Continuous Achievement Scholarship

The Continuous Achievement Scholarship is awarded to students who have shown great improvement in their academic performance from high school into college and have demonstrated a commitment to active involvement in the ONU community.

Dankook University Friendship-
Scholarship Award

Presented since 1974, the Dankook Award is an annual reciprocal award exchanged between Dankook University in South Korea and ONU. The award recognizes graduating seniors with outstanding records in academics, student leadership, co-curricular activities and service.

Dean’s Opportunity Fund

Students wishing to offset expenses for experiential learning (e.g. research, travel to conferences, etc.) may, through their faculty, request assistance from the Dean's Opportunity Fund.

DeBow Freed Award for Outstanding Leadership

The DeBow Freed award is awarded to eight students (1 male, 1 female each, FR-SR) who have demonstrated leadership resulting in significant, positive impact on the Ohio Northern campus.

Hanyang Fellowship

Fellowships are awarded annually to two students from each ONU undergraduate college. Fellowships cover tuition for summer classes in Korea, housing, a trip to China, excursion costs, and partial airfare.

ONU PLACE Award for Excellence

Ohio Northern University seniors may receive recognition for their outstanding contributions to the professional programs, the liberal arts, or civic engagement (PLACE). The winning entry will be awarded a $250 cash prize and be submitted to the New American Colleges & Universities (NAC&U) national competition for consideration for one of three $1,000 prizes.

Shuhaibar Scholarship for International Students

Recipients are international students selected because of their academic success and participation in and leadership of campus activities and organizations.