Believe in Ohio...
Creating a Culture of Innovation
Believe in Ohio is a free, comprehensive, curriculum-based, STEM and entrepreneurship program for Ohio high school students.
The purpose of the Believe in Ohio program is to create a “Culture of Innovation” in Ohio high schools and provide college scholarships to encourage Ohio students to remain in Ohio by focusing on the practical application of STEM and related fields and the development of an entrepreneurial mindset and critical thinking skills.
If you are a teacher that would like to learn more, please visit our Why Participate page to learn more about the program from teachers who have implemented Believe in Ohio at their schools.
Listen to Mike Woytek, Executive Director of The Ohio Academy of Science discuss the Believe in Ohio program, its curriculum, program resources, and the more than $400,000 in student scholarships and awards the program has to offer. Click here to receive more information.
Believe in Ohio is a multi-faceted program to develop student innovators
The State competition will award hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships to Ohio colleges and universities, post-secondary career centers and vocational schools.
All Ohio high school students, who are juniors or seniors during the 2020-2021 school year, and who meet the qualifications, are invited to apply for one of one hundred & thirty-two $1,000 Believe in Ohio STEM Scholarships
Attending students participate in an extraordinary program that encourages them to become the innovators and entrepreneurs who will create the new products, services, jobs and prosperity of the future.
Are you an independent or home school student, or a student who aspires to be innovator, but whose school or teacher is not current participating in the Believe in Ohio program? You can also participate in the Believe in Ohio program!