Office of Student Life

Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program

Apply Today

Fill out the Interest Form HERE

Applications for the BLF 2027 cohort will open in September 2024. In the meantime, please fill out the interest form above if you would like to receive additional information about the program.  

Applicant Information

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A current second-year student at The Ohio State University or a student who has completed at least 3 semesters on a college or university campus by December 2024

*BLF is designed for students who are within their second year on a college or university campus upon entrance into the program. Students in their third year, with a graduation date no earlier than December 2026, are eligible to apply.

Submitted applications will be evaluated based on the following:

  • Resume Quality
  • Essay Response Quality

The BLF selection committee is made up of BLF Alumni, Advisory Board members, BLF Administration and Supporters. This committee will evaluate each applicant individually and fairly in order to select individuals for the incoming Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program Cohort.

Important Dates

Application open – Monday, September 23

BLF Recruitment Event – Monday, September 23

Resume Help Sessions – Tuesday, September 24, Monday, September 30

Info sessions –Wednesday, September 25, Thursday, September 26

Fellow Mixer – Tuesday, October 1

Application close – Wednesday, October 2