STEMM Scholars, State Officials to Help Commemorate 11 Years of Choose Ohio First

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 11:00am

Greater Columbus Convention Center, Union Station Ballroom A, Columbus

The Choose Ohio First scholarship program last year allocated more than $12 million in aid to more than 2,500 students enrolled in STEMM studies at Ohio universities. To date, more than $130 million in scholarships have been awarded to Choose Ohio First scholars. Two in five recipients are first-generation college students. Choose Ohio First is part of the state’s strategic effort to strengthen Ohio’s position in world markets such as aerospace, medicine, computer technology, and alternative energy.

Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor Randy Gardner; Lt. Governor Jon Husted; Choose Ohio First scholars from across the state; ODHE staff

The Choose Ohio First Scholar Showcase, a celebration of the Choose Ohio First Scholarship initiative – now in its eleventh year – and the students who have received the scholarship for their studies in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) fields.   

Wednesday, February 13, 11 a.m. (workforce panel discussion), 1:30 p.m. (poster presentation with Choose Ohio First scholars); 2:30 p.m. (formal program with remarks from Chancellor Gardner, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and COF scholars and alumni).

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Contact Info: 

Jeff Robinson
Ohio Department of Higher Education
(614) 752-9487