Pilot Program Invitation

Scarlet & Gray Advantage, a bold new Ohio State program, empowers you to earn your degree, debt-free. By actively participating in the program, you will have opportunities to graduate on time without needing student loans.

About the Scarlet & Gray Advantage program

Ohio State created a short video highlighting the benefits of participating in the Scarlet & Gray Advantage program and how to accept the invitation to join.

What Scarlet & Gray Advantage offers

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Cover the full cost of attendance by combining scholarships and grants with your family contribution.

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Work opportunities

Gain experience and support your education through jobs and paid internships.

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Learning experiences

Prepare for careers and develop financial skills through a learning community.

How to join the program

Ohio State is inviting a select group of new first-year students to participate in a pilot program that will launch this year (2022). If you were invited to the Scarlet & Gray Advantage program and are ready to earn your degree, debt-free, please fill out the To Do List item in My Buckeye Link.

Frequently asked questions

Please review the following questions and answers for more information about the Scarlet & Gray Advantage program.

If you have other questions, please contact advantage@osu.edu (and include your phone number).