NEWARK, Ohio, April 12, 2018 – Students planning to pursue a degree in engineering technology could receive a scholarship equal to half of their annual tuition at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC). The scholarships will be awarded to new students starting an engineering technology degree during the 2018-19 academic year. High school seniors, as well as adults wanting to jump-start their career, are eligible.
For full-time students, the value of the scholarship is $2,200; part-time students receive a prorated amount. Scholarships will be awarded to 40 students who demonstrate academic achievement through a high school or college grade point average of 2.00 or higher, documented on transcripts submitted with the admission application. The scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
The COTC admission application serves as the student's application for this scholarship. The student must indicate a major choice in one COTC's engineering technology programs: architectural engineering technology, civil engineering technology, electrical engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology or manufacturing engineering technology. The free admission application is available online at cotc.edu/apply.
Join In-Demand Internationally Recognized Programs
Four of COTC's engineering programs have the distinction of international accreditation by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Several of COTC's engineering programs lead to professions currently listed on the Ohio Means Jobs In-Demand Careers list.
"Jobs are available in central Ohio for trained technicians who have earned an associate degree," said Whit Tussing, COTC program director for engineering technology. "We want students to realize that they don't need a four-year degree to get an excellent career start in engineering, and we don't want affordability to stop them from pursuing their dream."
COTC is a fully accredited, public college dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible programs of technical education in response to current and emerging employment needs. COTC is the only technical college in Ohio operating four full-service campus locations: Newark, Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala.