Deadline: 2018/01/15 - BGSU Science and Math Education in Action

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Scholarships are available at BGSU for incoming freshmen considering careers in teaching science and/or mathematics.  The program offers recipients $4,000 the first year of college with increases each year up to $5,200 the forth year - a scholarship valued ate a total of approximately $20,000 (based on continued state funding).

High school seniors considering teaching either secondary science or math OR middle childhood science and math may be eligible for this scholarship program.

The basic criteria for consideration includes:

  • Ohio resident
  • Incoming freshman fall 2017
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.0*
  • Recommended minimum ACT of 23*
  • Considering a career teaching science and/or math

*Most ACTION scholars are well above these minimum requirements

In addition to scholarship funds, the ACTION program offers unique opportunities for students such as a month-long Summer Bridge program to prepare incoming freshmen for college, personal interactions with faculty, involvement with science or math research projects, and real world field experiences with community members who use science and math in their careers.

More information and the online application is available at