Choose Ohio First
Advancing STEM and STEM Education
The Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program is designed to significantly strengthen Ohio's competitiveness within STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, math) and 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 fields. Additionally, the scholarships have leveraged more than $18 million in matching funds from the participating entities.
May 3 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.
For more information about applying for the program, contact Mary Bowen at (740) 593-1439 or email@example.com