2017-2018 Student Funding Available for Research, Scholarship, Travel and Student Projects

The Ohio State University is dedicated to advancing education, research, and innovation related to energy, the environment, and sustainability. To further those goals, the Office of Energy and Environment offers student funding in three areas: research, scholarship and travel.

Details for the 2017-2018 student funding applications are below. Email OEEStudentPrograms@osu.edu with any questions about the student funding.


Research Grants

For students interested in researching a particular energy, environment, and/or sustainability-related issue on or near campus. Open to all full-time, degree-seeking Ohio State students.

Research and Coca-Cola Grant Timeline

  • September 8 – Begin publicizing/Post applications to respective websites
  • October 9 – Applications due
  • October 30 – Review Committee completes application review
  • November 6 – OEE/Student Life completes application scoring
  • November 9 (tentative) – Review Committee meeting for funding approval decisions
  • November 17 (at latest) – Award announcement issued

Click here for the 2017-2018 Research Funding Application

Click here to read about the 2016-2017 Research Funding Winner



Scholarship Grants

For students interested in studying or pursuing a career in energy, environment, and sustainability. Open to full-time, degree-seeking Ohio State undergraduates.

Details for the 2017-2018 Scholarship Grants will be posted soon. Check back for details.

Click here to read about the 2016-2017 Scholarship Winners.



Travel Grants

For students interested in presenting the results of their research or scholarship at an academic conference, meeting, or symposium. Also for students interested in study-abroad. Open to all full-time, degree-seeking Ohio State students.

Details for the 2017-2018 Travel Grants will be released in Spring Semester. Check back for details.

Click here to learn about previously funded student travel.


For questions about the Research, Scholarship, or Travel programs, email OEEStudentPrograms@osu.edu.


Coca-Cola Sustainability Grants

The Office of Student Life offers funding for campus projects through the Coca-Cola Student Sustainability Grants. Deadline for applying for the Coca-Cola Sustainability Grants is Monday, October 9, 2017. Go to go.osu.edu/CocaColaGrants2017 for complete details on applying for the Coke Grant.Details and past awardee examples

Contact: Carlos Lugo, Program Manager, Sustainability