Choose Ohio First STEM Scholars Program

Students in the Baldwin Wallace University STEM Scholars Program are part of an innovative, proven success program that prepares them for careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM). BW's STEM Scholars receive holistic support and are twice as likely to graduate with a STEM degree and do so within four years. Applications are open for fall 2020 for first-year and transfer students. Scholarship details and application directions are below.

Choose Ohio First logoThe Choose Ohio First Scholarship is designed to significantly strengthen Ohio's competitiveness within STEMM disciplines and STEMM education. Choose Ohio First awards competitive scholarship funding. Designated Choose Ohio First programs:

  • Integrate with regional economies and meet statewide educational needs
  • Facilitate the completion of baccalaureate degrees in cost effective manners
  • Recruit underrepresented STEMM student groups including women and students of color

Choose Ohio First funds higher education and business collaborations that will have the most impact on Ohio's position in world markets such as aerospace, medicine, computer technology and alternative energy. These collaborations will ultimately produce substantive improvements to the pipeline of STEMM graduates and STEMM educators in Ohio. Choose Ohio First is part of a strategic effort to bolster Ohio's economic strength by ensuring a ready workforce for STEMM-Related industries.