Choose Ohio First (COFN)
Advancing STEM and STEM Education
The Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program is designed to significantly strengthen Ohio's competitiveness within STEMM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, math, medicine) through STEM education. Choose Ohio First provides scholarships to students in innovative academic programs developed by Ohio's colleges and universities and their business partners to recruit and retain more students in STEM field majors.
Jan. 10, 2014, is the deadline for application for the 2013-14 academic year.
Choose Ohio First funds higher education and business collaborations that will have the most impact on Ohio’s position in world markets such as aerospace, medicine, computer technology and alternative energy. These collaborations will ultimately produce substantive improvements to the pipeline of STEM graduates and STEM educators in Ohio. Choose Ohio First is a part of a strategic effort to bolster Ohio’s economic strength by ensuring a ready workforce for STEM-related industries such as nursing.
For more information about applying for the program, contact Mary Bowen at (740) 593-1439 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will find the new COFN applications under the following links. For the BSN/MSN application, you will have to enter the password "OUNURSING" in order to access the application. Applicants, please have your references follow their respective link to fill out your letter of recommendation. Applications (including completed references) are due no later than 12 pm (noon) on Jan. 10.
BSN Application: https://atrial.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_dfZlJFvrHT904tv
MSN Application: https://atrial.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_ac91oj9YaBSSVQp
Undergrad references: https://ohiochsp.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_802IOWfXlVVP5e5
MSN References: https://ohiochsp.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8p1C0Yfh1fhxyvz