Believe in Ohio is offering a scholarship program for students who juniors or seniors during the 2020-2021 school year at any Ohio high school; the students must have won a substantial, demanding STEM or entrepreneurial competition, research project, or published manuscript that illustrates the applicant’s potential to become a future innovator. This scholarship is designed to provide students assistance in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Technology and to recognize their students across Ohio for their contributions to STEM Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The top one hundred regionally judged plans will be sent to any Ohio college, university, or technical center and will also be entered into the Believe in Ohio State STEM Commercialization Plan and STEM Business Plan Competition, where hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional scholarships will be awarded.
The scholarship award will be distributed based on the student’s application, academic performance, and excellence; at least one scholarship award will be given $1,000. The amount will be used for the student’s educational purposes, such as in managing their education-related expenses, including tuition assistance, books, and other materials, library fees, and other related and required expenses. This will help students to pursue their education in the STEM field. This will also motivate and encourage students to fulfill their educational and career goals.
Believe in Ohio was founded with the purpose to create a “Culture of Innovation” in Ohio High Schools and provide college scholarships to encourage Ohio Students to remain in Ohio by focusing on the practical application of STEM and related fields and the development of an entrepreneurial mindset and critical thinking skills.
The following table displays a brief description of this scholarship program:
|Organization||Believe in Ohio|
|Education Level||High School Juniors and Seniors|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Contest Deadline||April 15, 2022|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who Is Eligible?
- Must Be a junior or senior in good standing at any Ohio High School (class of 2022 or 2023)
- Should have distinguished themselves in a significant, rigorous STEM or entrepreneurship competition, research project, or published manuscript that demonstrates the applicant’s potential to become a future innovator
How to Apply?
Students who find themselves eligible for this scholarship program should fill out the application form and complete it by providing details in each field of the application. With the application, applicants must also attach a copy of their current transcript that shows a GPA of 3.0 or better and an essay that will answer the questions present on the application form. To start filling out the application form, applicants must click on the below link.
The scholarship award will be provided based on the student’s application, academic achievement, and excellence; at least one scholarship award of $1,000 will be given. The funds will be used for educational reasons, such as managing tuition support, books and other materials, library fees, and other connected and essential expenses for the student. This will assist students in furthering their education in the STEM industry. This will also motivate and encourage students to achieve their educational and professional objectives. STEM is a vast and evolving field, so students will get a good opportunity to build up their careers in such fields.
All applicants should fill out the application form and read the scholarship details carefully and submit their form prior to the deadline of April 15, 2022. Applications received after this due date will not be considered for awards.