State directs $2.1M for scholarships


A total $2.1 million will go to 80 students who will commit to serve three years in Ohio as a primary care doctor or nurse through the Choose Ohio First Scholarship program. The program has benefited more than 4,000 students studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math and medicine, commonly known as STEMM.

The latest money, approved this week for fiscal year 2012, will go to students at nine Ohio universities, including Wright State University, according to the Ohio Board of Regents.

More than $7.5 million in total will go Ohio students studying STEMM in fiscal year 2012, including $60,000 for 30 health care students and $20,000 for 20 geological/environmental sciences students at Clark State Community College and $215,000 for 38 students at Wittenberg University, according to the Board of Regents.


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