OEA ESP Aspiring Teacher Scholarship

Criteria for the $4,000 scholarship are as follows:

  1. The recipient must be a unified Ohio Education Association member
  2. Must be a career ESP in public education, must be enrolled in a teacher preparation program
  3. Must be in need of financial assistance, and should demonstrate a reasonable prediction of success in collegiate work.

One year after the scholarship is awarded, the recipient shall provide OEA with a statement describing his/her employment and collegiate work status. Current members of the OEA Board of Directors and association staff members are not eligible for this scholarship. In addition, OEA Awards and Scholarship Committee Members are not eligible for two years after completion of service on the committee to apply or to be nominated.

The award will be presented at the OEA Spring Representative Assembly.

For additional information, please contact Awards by emailing to: awards@ohea.org.

All applicants will receive notification of receipt of his/her application. The finalists may receive an interview request at the discretion of the committee. Only complete applications will be considered. The OEA Awards and Scholarship Committee reserves the right to present no award or to refer an applicant to another award or scholarship.