ESI-COF Transfer


About the Program

The Choose Ohio First Scholarships are funded by the State of Ohio with the objective of increasing the number of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) graduates and retaining them in jobs within the state.

Choose Ohio First Scholarship (COF) amount for the 2019-20 academic year is $5,200. This scholarship is distributed equally to your tuition, fees and other expenses during the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters.

At OSU ESI-COFS recipients are expected to be a full-time student and contribute 45hrs/semester (3hrs./week) to COF programming each semester. (See below for acceptable programming)

Approved Majors

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Encironmental Engineering