GIVE Back. GO Forward.

GIVE Back. GO Forward (GBGF) is a program coordinated through partnership between the Ohio Department of Higher Education and The Ohio State University that incentives community service among Ohioans 60 years and older by offering the opportunity to earn free college tuition. Ohio seniors enrolled in this program who complete 100 or more community service hours at a designated non-profit in one years’ time can earn a voucher for three free undergraduate credit hours. 

Program 60 in the Office of Distance Education and eLearning will be handling inquiries about this opportunity for Ohio State. To learn more about GIVE Back. GO Forward, please visit the Department of Higher Education’s website. Once you read through their online materials, if you have questions on how to get involved, please contact us via email or by calling 614-292-8860. 

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Note: The GIVE Back. GO Foward. program has reached its enrollment limit for the pilot year. You may still apply for the program to be placed on a waitlist.

Community Partners

Metropolitan Library

Email | 614-849-1055
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Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Email | 614-317-9417
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St. Stephen's Community House

Email | 614-294-6347 ext. 344
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