Who Can Apply:
- All Ohio high school students, who are juniors or seniors during the 2020-2021 school year, and who meet the qualifications below, are invited to apply for a $1,000 Believe in Ohio STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) scholarship.
The purpose of this scholarship program is to recognize students throughout Ohio for their contributions to STEM Innovation and Entrepreneurship. To ensure that students from all parts of Ohio receive recognition, at least one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in each of Ohio’s ninety-nine State House of Representative districts, and thirty-three Ohio State Senate districts.
1. A transcript that shows a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or better at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.
2. An essay written by the applicant (maximum of two total pages and 750 words, 12pt font (Times New Roman, Arial, Verdana, or Calibri), 1 ½ or double spaced), that answers these three questions:
a. Why is the statement “STEM + Entrepreneurial Mindset = Innovation” important?
b. Why do you think you deserve this scholarship, and how will it help you prepare for your future?
c. Which one Choose Ohio First program at an Ohio college or university interests you the most, and why?
3. Provide a one-page (maximum) synopsis that discusses the significant, rigorous STEM or entrepreneurship competition(s), research project(s), or published manuscript that demonstrates your potential to excel as a future innovator.
Deadline: January 11, 2021