What is it?
The Ohio Board of Regents administers the Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG) program, which provides grant money to Ohio residents who demonstrate the highest levels of financial need (as determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that should be completed) who are enrolled at Ohio public university main campuses (not regional campuses or community colleges), Ohio private, non-profit colleges or universities, and Ohio private, for-profit institutions.
Who is Eligible?
Ohio residents in a degree or nurse diploma program at an eligible Ohio or Pennsylvania institution with an EFC (Expected Family Contribution) of 2190 or less and a maximum household income of $75,000.
How do I apply?
Students apply for OCOG benefits by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Is there a deadline?
The application deadline is October 1 of each year.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,
Type: Needs Based
Num Awards: Varies
Min Award: 82
Max Award: 800
Ohio Board of Regents
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Contact Person: Braswell, Tamika Program Manager, Financial Aid (614) 728-8862
Phone: 614-466-6000 / 800-AFFORD-IT (233-6734)