First Place State Winner

This information details the financial award and requirements for the First Place State Winner.

Number offered per year



Renewable for up to four (4) semesters
$1,000 per semester full-time award
Award based on credit hours enrolled not to exceed tuition & fees:

  • 12+ hours = $1,000
  • 9-11 hours = $750
  • 6-8 hours = $500
  • 1-5 hours = $250


  • OTC student who participates in a career-technical student organization and wins First Place at state competition during the current school year
  • Must be a 1st Place State Winner (this is simply a qualifier & does not guarantee that a student will receive a scholarship)
  • 2.75 cumulative grade point average
  • Seeking a degree at OTC

Renewal Criteria

Renewable for 3rd and 4th semester for students who maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher at OTC