The Governor’s Award

The Governor’s Awards are a collection of awards that are sponsored by state agencies to reward student work in specific areas:

The Ohio Third Frontier, within the Ohio Development Services Agency, sponsors 3 awards in 4 different disciplines:

1st place: $1,250
2nd place: $750
3rd place: $500

for projects in each of the following areas:

  • Advanced or Alternative Energy
  • Advanced Materials
  • Biotechnology and Biomedical Technologies
  • Environmental Protection
  • Information Technology

The Ohio Department of Agriculture sponsors an award for Excellence in Agricultural and Food Science Research

 1st place: $1,000
 2nd place: $500
3rd place: $250

The Ohio Environmental Education Fund sponsors awards for students who display Excellence in the scientific study of the environmental protection or management issues relevant to Ohio.

Up to 4 awards of $100 and certificates for each grade