State Of Ohio Announces Scholarship Money To Support Students In Tech-Related Fields

The Ohio Department of Higher Education announced a new scholarship in the Choose Ohio First program to boost the state’s workforce in technology-related fields.

According to ODHE, over $20.5 million will be awarded over the next five years to support students in computer science and related areas.

The money will be used at 35 colleges and universities across the state.

The Choose Ohio First program was started back in 2008 to support students in completing science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine programs.

ODHE Chancellor Randy Gardner said, ”This new focused scholarship will further strengthen the Choose Ohio First program and put more students on a path to success.”