The program provides scholarships and educational opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in bioinformatics or related fields.
The Choose Ohio First (COF) Scholarship provides $5200 per year to incoming freshmen, transfer students, upperclassmen, or graduate students who demonstrate academic excellence and an interest in the field.
The program was established through a competitive grant awarded to the Ohio Bioinformatics Consortium by the State of Ohio, a consortium of multiple institutions. This is the information relating to scholarships to be awarded to students at The Ohio State University.
How to apply
To apply, please fill out the application and submit it to Christopher Andersen (firstname.lastname@example.org). Proposals will be reviewed by our scholarship review committee on a regular basis and decisions transmitted to prospective applicants.
Who should apply
All students who have an interest in computation and/or biology or chemistry. Students may major in a range of academic disciplines that utilize computer science to manage biological data, including Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, PreMed, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Computer Science, Environmental and Plant Biology, Mathematics, Science Education, Health Sciences, Biomedical Engineering. Please submit any questions you have about the scholarship program to email@example.com. Inquiries will be answered in a timely manner through email.
Students may apply as incoming freshmen, incoming transfer students or at any time during their academic career.
Transfer and returning undergraduates
Graduate students should
Expectations and benefits
All COF-Bioinformatics Scholarship students, whether entering freshmen, transfer students or returning students: