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Choose Ohio First STEM Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Intend to pursue a bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) field 
    • Biological sciences
    • Physical sciences, including physics, chemistry, astronomy and materials sciences
    • Mathematical sciences
    • Computer and information sciences
    • Geosciences
    • Engineering
    • Technology areas associated with the preceding fields (example: biotechnology, chemical technology, engineering technology, information technology, etc.)
    • Teacher education/preparation in one of the above fields
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • A resident of Ohio
  • Must maintain a full-time student enrolled status
  • Continued progress towards achieving a degree in a STEM field of study
  • Maintain good academic standing

Scholarship Obligations

  • Participate in Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program socio-cultural, education and advising/mentoring meetings
  • Participate and/or complete internship(s), projects and presentations connected with the Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program
  • Participate in surveys, interviews or other methods to collect data pertinent to the administration of the Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program with an understanding these surveys will be de-identified and cannot be used against the scholarship recipient

2013-2014 Scholarship Application    The application deadline is March 1, 2013.  

The scholarship is $4,000 annually and renewable based on compliance with program expectations and availability of state funding. UA will award over $2.2 million in Choose Ohio First Scholarships to more than 550 scholars for 2013-2014. For more information or questions, please contact:

Adam A. Smith
Vice President for Student Sucess
Division of Strategic Engagement
The University of Akron
smitha@uakron.edu

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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