Get paid to go to OVU and do what you love! We offer special Niche Group scholarships to students participating in unique organized groups on campus for activities like videography, music, foreign and domestic missions—even ultimate Frisbee. In OVU’s niche group program you can follow your extra‑curricular passion—your niche—while still pursuing an academic major.
Earn a Scholarship of Up to $38,000*.
In OVU’s niche group program, students follow their extra-curricular passion—their niche—while still pursuing an academic major.
GROUP NAME: ASPECT:RATIO
Students talented in photography, videography, and digital media will find this group exciting. Requirements include serving as a resource to area churches and assisting in the development of audio visual projects on/off campus.
GROUP NAME: TAKE NOTE
Passionate musicians in instrumental or vocal performance will be drawn to this group. Opportunities include on-campus performances plus community involvement through off-campus productions.
GROUP NAME: EXALT
NICHE: WORSHIP MINISTRY
The student with a desire to be an integral part of planning/leading a worship gathering will be glad to know about this group. Internship at a local church and attendance at worship seminars are required.
GROUP NAME: COLLIDE
Mission trip enthusiasts will want to apply for this group as they learn about elements most needed in organizing local, national and international mission journeys.
GROUP NAME: INTERACT
Involvement in theatre at OVU means active participation on and off-stage: performing, designing sets, costumes, or lighting, and directing. Attending a Broadway show enhances this group by bringing learning to life on stage.
GROUP NAME: S.C.U.F.
NICHE: ULTIMATE FRISBEE
Ultimate Frisbee athletes love combining the strategies of soccer, football, and basketball in this co-ed, non-contact sport on OVU’s campus. Participants in this group practice throughout the year and travel to tournaments fall and spring semesters.
Ohio Valley University has established a unique program called One+One. Upon the applicant’s acceptance into one of OVU’s niche groups, the university will sponsor the education of a child in need! Niche group participants will enjoy the opportunity to correspond with their sponsored student as both continue their educational journeys.
Just imagine making a difference while attending OVU!
*Scholarships are available of up to $38,000 over 4 years ($9500 per year), per qualified applicant.