Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program Application for Incoming Undergraduate Students



Please use the form below to submit your application to the Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program at Youngstown State University. In addition to the questions below, you must also separately submit:

  • Two Teacher Recommendations
  • High School Transcript listing your senior year courses
  • Unofficial college transcript for any courses you have taken for college credit somewhere other than YSU

These documents may be emailed directly to YSU COFSP Coordinator, Emilie Brown, at Alternately, they can mailed to:

Youngstown State University
Emilie Brown, Moser 2290
One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555

Additionally, applicants are encouraged to have:

Mailing Address
Preference is given to eligible applicants from our partner high schools, but all applications are encouraged and considered.
Choose Ohio First Scholarships are only available to students pursuing one of the majors listed below.
Scholarship Program Selection
You may apply for one, two or all three programs based upon your interest and intended major. Student Success in STEMM is research project based. Workforce Advancement through YSU STEMM is focused more on career development with a required internship, co-op, or REU experience. YSU Undergraduate and Graduate Education and Training in STEMM is primarily geared toward graduate students but we may accept undergraduates in certain scenarios. This program also focuses on career development with a required internship, co-op or REU. Health science majors are ONLY eligible for the YSU WAYS and YSU GREAT scholarships (with the exception of Nursing, which is eligible for all three).
Please provide a short paragraph explaining your interest in your chosen major- how did you choose it, what are your future career interests, and how can this program benefit you as your pursue your degree?
Student Agreement
Parent Agreement
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