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OHIO Chemistry Contest Day

Saturday, November 2, 2019

OHIO Chemistry Contest Day

Event Details

Saturday, November 2, 2019

OHIO Chemistry Contest Day is a one-day program for high school seniors to compete for renewable and non-renewable scholarships to attend Ohio University! Scholarship awards range from $1,000-$6,000 with the first place award a renewable $6,000 scholarship. The competition is based on your performance on a chemistry exam, but students of any major are eligible to compete. In addition to competing for scholarships, you will have the opportunity to learn about the admissions process, see campus facilities, hear from current OHIO students, meet faculty and staff, and tour campus. 

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Chemistry lab equipment


See what's in store for you at OHIO Chemistry Contest Day:

8-10 a.m. - Check-in open
8:30-10 a.m. - Campus walking tour (optional)
10 a.m. - Welcome and OHIO Overview
11 a.m. - Students: Chemistry exam
               Parents/guardians: Financial Aid and College Cost Planning Session
12 p.m. - Lunch and facility tours
2 p.m. - Student Q&A Panel
2:30 p.m. - Awards Ceremony
3 p.m. - Program Concludes

Awards will be announced at the competition. Space is limited and registration is first-come, first-served.

Lodging and Transportation

Whether you're interested in a hotel near campus or taking advantage of cabins and camping in gorgeous southeast Ohio, the Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau is the perfect starting point to find your temporary home away from home.

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There are many options for getting to, from, and around Athens, Ohio.

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Contact Undergraduate Admissions at 740.593.4100 or admissions@ohio.edu with any questions or if you need accessibility accommodations during your visit.

Not able to attend OHIO Chemistry Contest Day?

Be sure to visit campus through one of our many other visit program options, or check out our website to learn more about scholarships and financial aid at OHIO .

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