Marauder Choose Ohio First Honors Scholarship


Central State University is an 1890 Land-Grant Institution with a legacy of providing a world-class educational experience for a diverse population of students. As a result of our 2014 designation as a Land-grant Institution, we have expanded our academic programs, research opportunities, and scholarships in our STEM areas.

Supported by the Choose Ohio First program, the Marauder Choose Ohio First Honors Scholarship is an opportunity for new freshmen from the State of Ohio to enroll at CSU. This is a renewable competitive scholarship, offering students up to $32,000 over four years. Students must achieve program objectives to receive renewable annual awards of $8,221.


  • Be a resident of Ohio
  • 3.5 unweighted cumulative high school GPA
  • Enrollment in the Honors College (Apply to the Honors College)
  • Students must major in one of the following:
    • Science and Math Education
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Industrial Technology
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    • Mathematics
    • Water Resource Management