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Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware, OH
University Website: www.owu.edu/
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Ohio Wesleyan University (also known as Wesleyan or OWU) is a private liberal arts college in Delaware, Ohio, United States. It was founded in 1842 by Methodist leaders and Central Ohio residents as a nonsectarian institution, and is a member of the Ohio Five — a consortium of Ohio liberal arts colleges. Ohio Wesleyan has always admitted students irrespective of religion or race and maintained that the university "is forever to be conducted on the most liberal principles." In this capacity, Ohio Wesleyan has espoused internationalism and community activism.

The 200-acre (81 ha) site is 27 miles (44 km) north of Columbus, Ohio. It includes the main academic and residential campus, the Perkins Observatory, and the Kraus Wilderness Preserve.

In 2010, Ohio Wesleyan had the eleventh highest percentage of international students among liberal arts colleges for the seventeenth straight year.U.S. News & World Report ranked Ohio Wesleyan in tier 1 among U.S. liberal arts colleges in its 2010 edition. Notable alumni include former U.S. Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks, First Lady Lucy Webb Hayes (wife of U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes), theologian and author Norman Vincent Peale, baseball executive Branch Rickey, and Nobel Laureate Frank Sherwood Rowland.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
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61 S Sandusky Street
Delaware, OH 43015-2370
(740) 368-2000

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Scholarships for Students in Ohio

Name Amount Deadline
AAHPERD Major of the Year Award - Ohio Wesleyan University Varies Varies
Daniel E. Anderson Memorial Award Varies Varies
Edward G. Conklin Award Varies Varies
Grothe Award Varies Varies
Ralph E. Hall Fellowship Varies Varies
Corinthia and Orsamus D. Hough Award Varies Varies
Christian Kamm Scholarship Varies Varies
Samuel C. Kissner and Alberta Smith Kissner Fund Varies Varies
Leadership Award in French, German and Spanish - OWU Varies Varies
Florence Leas Prize Varies Varies
Burton Morgan Award Varies Varies
Music Achievement Award - Ohio Wesleyan University Varies Varies
NCAC Scholar Athlete Award - Ohio Wesleyan University Varies Varies
Psychology Dept. Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement - OWU Varies Varies
Putnam Baseball Trophy Award Varies Varies
Dwight Nelson Robinson Memorial Endowment Varies Varies
Rogers D. Rusk Prize Varies Varies
Slocum Prize Varies Varies
Ralph W. Sockman Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion Varies Varies
David H. Staley Award Varies Varies
Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award Varies Varies
Robert L. Wilson Mathematics Prize Varies Varies
Helen Beal Woodward Journalism Award Varies Varies
Lawrence E. Young, M.D. Award Varies Varies
Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Senior Book Prize Varies Varies
Award for Outstanding Achievement in International Studies - OWU Varies Varies
Burns/Shirling Award Varies Varies
Esther Carpenter Award Varies Varies
Corns Business and Entrepreneurial Award Varies Varies
Fairhurst Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
George B. Harris Award Varies Varies
Frederick L. Hunt Prize Varies Varies
Frederick L. Hunt Prize Varies Varies
James Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Molly LaRue Memorial Art Award Varies Varies
Richard A. Lerman '68 Memorial Award Varies Varies
Meek Leadership Award Varies Varies
Phi Gamma Delta Academic Achievement Award - OWU Varies Varies
Psi Chi Honor Society Award - OWU Varies Varies
Annie Rogers Rusk Prize in Art Varies Varies
Charles H. and Magdalen Schafer Chemistry Scholarship Varies Varies
Sociology/Anthropology Faculty Award - OWU Varies Varies
Emma Sparks Memorial Prize Varies Varies
Harriet Stewart Award Varies Varies
Earl E. Warner Award for Academic Excellence Varies Varies
Walter L. Whithaus Golf Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert L. Wilson Computer Science Prize Varies Varies
Woltemade Prize Varies Varies
Gilson Wright Award for Journalistic Enterprise Varies Varies
Gilson Wright Award for Journalistic Enterprise Varies Varies