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Buckeye Soup Spring 2017: "Buckeyes for Sustainability"

Call for Applications: Present at Buckeye Soup!

The next Buckeye Soup is scheduled for April 13th, 2017 in the Mershon Auditorium Lobby. The theme is "Buckeyes for Sustainability" All student organizations looking to fund projects related to sustainability (in all its forms) are encouraged to submit a proposal. Proposals are STILL BEING ACCEPTED! Click here to view the application and submit your proposal.

What is Buckeye Soup?

Buckeye Soup is a crowd-funding opportunity for registered student organizations at The Ohio State University. Check out this video to learn more about the program!

Buckeye SoupHow It Works

  • Registered student organizations submit a mini-grant application, detailing their project idea and why they need funding. Five finalists are accepted to present at the next Buckeye Soup.

  • The night of the event, everyone in attendance makes a small donation at the door. In exchange, you receive a soup dinner.

  • The program begins and each organization has five minutes to pitch their program idea. After the presentations, audience members vote for their favorite idea. The student organization that receives the most votes will receive all money collected at the door to fund their project.

I Want to Present at the Next Buckeye Soup!

The next Buckeye Soup event is scheduled for April 13th, 2017 in the Mershon Auditorium Lobby. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with presentations to begin at 7:00 p.m. Applications for Spring 2017 are STILL BEING ACCEPTED.

Fall 2016 Update

  • Congratulations to Sustained Dialogue, our Fall 2016 Buckeye Soup winner! Sustained Dialogue received $570.00 to fund their largest dialogue event surrounding police relations in Columbus.  

I Want to Learn More!

Great! If you have questions or would like to learn more about how you can get involved with Buckeye Soup, contact Jesús Meléndez at or Matt Van Jura at