OVU Niche Groups
Earn a Scholarship of Up to $38,000* doing something you love!
In OVU’s niche group program, you can follow your extra-curricular passion—your niche—while still pursuing an academic major.
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, performing arts (including chorus, jazz ensemble, and theater), 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*
- Do something you love!
- Continue to pursue your academic major
NICHE: SOCIAL MEDIA
Apply to this group and gain real world experience in social and digital media marketing. Participants will actively manage OVU’s Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts.
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.
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.
NICHE: PERFORMING ARTS
Performing Arts are a vital part of the culture at OVU. This may include the A Cappella Singers, Theater, and Jazz Ensemble. Depending on what your particular talents are, you may even choose more than one of these groups! We are looking for performers, technicians, artists, and leaders.
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.
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.
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.
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. You must be an applicant to Ohio Valley University before you can be considered for this scholarship. Call 888.446.8668 or apply online at ovu.edu/apply.