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Scholarships Help High School Students Get a Head Start on College Credits at Ohio State's Stone Lab

12:00 pm, Tue March 3, 2015 – High schoolers have until Tuesday, March 17, 2015 to apply for scholarships toward tuition at Stone Laboratory, Ohio State’s island campus on Lake Erie

Columbus, OH High school students who take courses at The Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory can earn college credit and are eligible for scholarships toward Stone Lab tuition.

High schoolers have until Tuesday, March 17, 2015 to apply for scholarships toward tuition at Stone Laboratory, Ohio State’s island campus on Lake Erie.

Scholarship amounts vary depending on applicants’ need and academic merit and range from $100 to $2,500 per student.

Advanced high school students — typically juniors and seniors who have taken biology — can take any of the one-week introductory-level science courses Stone Lab offers:

” Ecology and Conservation of Birds (August 2-August 8) ” Field-Based Introduction to Oceanography (July 26-August 1) ” Introductory Insect Field Biology (August 2-August 8) ” Introduction to Biological Studies — Aquatic Biology (June 14-June 20, July 26-August 1, August 2-August 8) ” Introduction to Biological Studies — Local Plants (August 2-August 8) ” Lake Erie Sport Fishing (June 14-June 20)

Students at Stone Lab study animals, plants and insects in their natural habitats, using Lake Erie as their living laboratory. Stone Lab’s intensive courses have small class sizes and are taught by some of the country’s leading researchers.

A new system implemented this year allows applicants to submit their information via a secure online portal. Applications are available at stonelab.osu.edu/applynow.

Located on the 6.5-acre Gibraltar Island in Put-in-Bay harbor, Stone Laboratory is Ohio State’s Island Campus on Lake Erie and the research, education, and outreach facility of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program. Established in 1895, Stone Laboratory is the oldest freshwater biological field station in the United States and the center of Ohio State University’s teaching and research on Lake Erie. Stone Lab offers 25 college-credit science courses each summer for undergraduate and graduate students, advanced high school students and educators. For information on Stone Laboratory, visit stonelab.osu.edu.

Contact

Stone Lab Columbus Office, 614.292.8949, stonelab@osu.edu

ARTICLE TITLE: Scholarships Help High School Students Get a Head Start on College Credits at Ohio State's Stone Lab PUBLISHED: 12:00 pm, Tue March 3, 2015 | MODIFIED: 12:16 pm, Thu May 21, 2015
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