The Firelands Grant

The Firelands Grant

The $0 tuition degree path for students with need at BGSU Firelands. 

The Firelands Grant

At some point, you might ask yourself: Should I go to college? Is it worth it? Can I afford it? Those are reasonable questions, and BGSU Firelands has an answer for each: Yes. 

BGSU Firelands is proud to make investments in our community, and we’re humbled by the opportunity to welcome you to our campus. 

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Affordable

All new and transfer students who are eligible to receive the Federal Pell Grant who enroll at BGSU Firelands this fall will pay $0 tuition—renewable for four years!

The Firelands Grant is a scholarship that covers the balance of a student’s instructional and general fees after the Federal Pell Grant is applied.

Increasing access to higher education by reducing student cost is a priority for BGSU Firelands. We’re BGSU—near you—so students here benefit from the supportive faculty and staff and integrated academic and career counseling unique to our University.

To be eligible for The Firelands Grant, students must:  

Enroll for 12 to 18 credit hours in an associate degree program on the BGSU Firelands campus in Huron for the fall semester

Have classification as an Ohio resident for tuition purposes 

Be eligible to receive the Federal Pell Grant as determined through completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)  

How to get the grant:

1. Apply to BGSU Firelands
2. Have the FAFSA on file
3. Have demonstrated need. Those who qualify have the grant applied to their account.

If you don’t qualify for The Firelands Grant, you still have access to apply for hundreds of scholarships! Students enrolled at BGSU Firelands benefit from thousands of dollars awarded in financial aid each year. Coupled with already low tuition and fees, enrolling at BGSU Firelands offers the chance to earn a BGSU degree at a fraction the cost of a traditional residential university experience. 

Start your career right here 

Our programs prepare you for the jobs of the future. Majors aligned with high-growth fields—allied health, business, technology, education, communication and more—are taught by award-winning faculty and supported by a college community committed to your success.  

Experience what it’s like to earn a university degree with the comfort of a smaller campus. 

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The certificate programs in bookkeeping, management and supervision, and small business management serve the needs of students who are interested in beginning a business career.
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The Nursing program teaches the fundamentals and concepts of nursing, providing patient care and education to the public, and learning to provide emotional support to patients and family members.
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The associate of arts degree are extremely flexible, offering students the opportunity to sample a number of disciplines or tailor their studies according to special interests.
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Earn your Diagnostic Medical Sonography degree from BGSU Firelands in Huron, Ohio. Gain hands-on experience and prepare for a rewarding career in medical imaging. Explore our program today!
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The Associate of Science degree will provide a strong academic background, offering students the opportunity to sample a number of disciplines or tailor their studies according to special interests.
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Radiologic Technology degree program prepares you to provide optimum patient care as a radiographer, through an array of fundamental academic and clinical knowledge and patient/student interactions.
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The Associate of Science in Respiratory Care program prepares students for practice in respiratory care. Theory, laboratory and clinical experiences provide students with the skills to work as a respiratory therapist in a wide variety of clinical settings evaluating, treating and managing patients.
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Technical Studies in Radiologic Science provides diagnostic and therapeutic services, in a wide variety of clinical settings, by teaching use of current modern technology and critical thinking skills.
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The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care program is designed to educate students to expand their practice in respiratory care and offers students a sequence of advanced study to prepare them to become further leaders in the profession.
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The Inclusive Early Childhood Education Program is a highly competitive program that prepares teachers to construct developmentally appropriate education for all children ages 3-8.
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A bachelor’s degree in communication teaches you how to manage, negotiate, interpret, and facilitate human interaction within a variety of environments.
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The Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies (BTAS) at BGSU Firelands is a versatile degree designed to meet a growing job market. Students strengthen communication, critical thinking and professional skills while also increasing career-specific skills in Information Technology Support.
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The Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies (BTAS) at BGSU Firelands is a versatile degree designed to meet a growing job market. Students strengthen communication, critical thinking and professional skills while also increasing career-specific skills in Small Business Enterprise.
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The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program creates graduates who can critically assess issues using technical training, informed decision, and understanding human nature to impact the criminal justice system.
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The Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree provides students with an essential understanding of government, legal systems, people and their cultures to be successful in administering and enforcing laws.
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Electronics and computer engineering technology majors study electronic components such as transistors; electric motors; programmable logic controllers; and electronic communication circuits.
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Electromechanical technology major is focused on developing skills of technical knowledge and experience to meet the demands of modern integrated electro-mechanical systems.
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General business management serve students who are interested in advancing a business career, updating skills and leaning new management techniques, through diverse business courses.
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The Inclusive Early Childhood Education Program is a highly competitive program that prepares teachers to construct developmentally appropriate education for all children ages 3-8.
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Social work is a profession dedicated to assisting individuals, groups and communities by helping people obtain tangible services, providing counseling, and participating in legislative processes.
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The liberal studies degree program is ideally suited for students with interdisciplinary interests beyond a single academic department or structured interdisciplinary program.
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Combining classroom concepts and hands-on experience, the human service major trains you to help individuals to cope with difficult situations to improve a person’s or family’s quality of life.
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Lean Systems Management is primarily concerned with planning, organizing and controlling manufacturing operation, including supervisory and management techniques and systems used in production.
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The Associate of Technical Study degree is designed to help you prepare for specialized technical occupations, enabling you to devote your talents and training to your occupational area of interest.
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Psychology, a broad and continually growing field of study, teaches you about human behavior and mental processes and allows you to better understand how we act and feel.
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Explore the Associate of Applied Business in Computer Networking and Cybersecurity program at BGSU Firelands. Gain hands-on experience and skills to secure information systems and networks, preparing for a successful career in IT.
Minor Available Bachelors Available Certificate/Endorsement Available Masters Available Doctorate Available Offered Online Available at Firelands Campus
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In partnership with LCCC, you can earn a respiratory care degree from BGSU. Theory, laboratory and clinical experiences provide the skills to work as a respiratory therapist in a wide variety of clinical settings.
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Unleash your creativity and embark on a dynamic career path with the Associate of Applied Business in Digital Content Creation at BGSU Firelands. Gain hands-on experience, master cutting-edge tools, and shape your future in the ever-evolving world of digital media. Elevate your skills in photography, graphic design, digital video and social media, and open doors to exciting opportunities in the realm of multimedia and content creation

You said it

BGSU Firelands students rise to challenges and achieve their goals. With a BGSU degree, our students are ready for whatever the future holds. 

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Kye Scott

“My experience at BGSU Firelands was a 10 out of 10. BGSU Firelands set me on the path to success and gave me a head start on my long-term goals. Without Firelands college, I would be two years behind where I am today.”

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Anthony Campbell

“The biggest thing was financing a degree. I grew up with a single parent, and BGSU was affordable. One of my BGSU professors definitely helped me get to my career now.”

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Monica Cox

“BGSU Firelands feels like a hometown college. Trust me, speaking as a post-traditional student with gray hair who didn’t feel like they would fit in, you are accepted. That’s what makes me proud to be a Falcon."

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Miah Pearson

"My program at BGSU Firelands gave me a sprinkle of everything I needed to be a well-rounded person who learns from different fields and finds what I want for the future.”

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Celestine Schmenk

"I found a supportive, online path at BGSU Firelands that was affordable, so now I can finish my degree and pursue my dream job."

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Jaqueline Sergent

"BGSU Firelands fits my life. It’s a community school. I can go to work and school at the same time and still have my outside life." 

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Updated: 04/24/2023 10:19AM