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Buckeye Soup Autumn 2017: "Wellness"

Autumn 2017 Application is now OPEN - CLICK HERE TO APPLY! Deadline to apply is OCTOBER 20TH at 11:59PM!

Our next Buckeye Soup will take place on November 17 at 6:30 PM in the Ohio Union Cartoon Room. This year's theme is "Wellness" - In all aspects! All student organizations looking to fund projects related to wellness (in all its forms) are encouraged to submit a proposal. The website for applications is now OPEN! If you missed above, click here to submit an application for this semester's Buckeye Soup program! 

So - 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 taking place November 17 at 6:30PM in the Cartoon Room! Start brainstorming ideas now so your application is the best of the best - We're looking forward to your creativity this year!

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 Anna Fredendall at