About the Scholarship

Ohio Board of Regents accredits Ohio College Opportunity Grant. the main aim of this foundation is authorizing and approving new degree programs, managing state-funded financial aid programs and developing and advocating policies to maximize higher education’s contributions to the state and its citizens.

Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG) program, which provides grant money to Ohio residents who demonstrate the highest levels of financial need, who are enrolled at Ohio public colleges or universities, Ohio private, non-profit colleges or universities, and Ohio private, for-profit institutions.


What are the requirements needed while applying for this grant?

  • The applicants are required to demonstrate their financial need to meet the eligibility.
  • The candidates are educated to present their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to get this award.

  • Each participating college or university may require students to submit additional forms or supplemental information before scholarship eligibility can be determined.

Ohio College Opportunity Grant award amounts to

  • This scholarship award amount ranges from $150 to $2,832 annually based on student's enrollment status.

  • The awards are renewable for up to 10 semesters.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies annually based on the availability of funds and students meeting their eligibility.


Deadline info

The applications are to be presented before the end of October 01, 2020. Understudies are informed to present their grant application and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other data are accessible online on the Ohio Board of Regents website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen.

  • The applicant must be pursuing an associate’s degree, first bachelor’s degree, or nurse diploma program.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university or college with an EFC (Expected Family Contribution) of 2190 in Ohio or Pennsylvania.

  • The applicant must have a family income of $96,000.