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Choose Ohio First Scholarship


Choose Ohio First awards competitive scholarship funding to Ohio's colleges and universities to support undergraduate and qualifying graduate students in innovative STEMM academic programs. Designated Choose Ohio First programs are integrated with regional economies, meeting statewide educational needs, facilitating the completion of baccalaureate degrees in cost effective manners, and recruiting underrepresented STEMM student groups including women and students of color.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Ohio
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Ohio

How to Apply

Contact Ms. Mandie Maxwell
Assistant Director
Tel: 614-644-9602 Address Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215