OEA Award & Scholarship Recipients
(Pictured above) Amy Ballard, ESP of the Year; Statehouse News Bureau; Media Award for Public Service; Kyle Heimbrock, JFK Scholarship; Anesha Ward, Jean Kershaw Scholarship; Lorain EA, Blue Ribbon Association Award; Honesty for Ohio Education, OEA Friend of Education Award; Kelli Edinger, Marilyn Cross Scholarship; and, Renee Powell, Charles A Glatt/ Human and Civil Rights; Read more about these award recipients in the the 2023 June-July Ohio Schools Magazine issue.
OEA is pleased to celebrate, honor, and reward the outstanding work of our members and local affiliates who have made special contributions to the improvement of public education.
The OEA will lead the way for continuous improvement of public education while advocating for members and the learners they serve.
P.O. Box 2550 | 225 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43216 | 43215
614-227-3078 or 800-282-1500 ext. 3078
Unless otherwise noted, applications (and forms) must be submitted by January 31, 2024. Click here to download a print-friendly summary of the many OEA Awards and Scholarship opportunities.
- We recommend careful review of the eligibility guidelines as they vary by program type.
- All awards and scholarships will be acknowledged during the OEA Spring Representative Assembly.
- The Committee reserves the right to present no award or to refer an applicant to another award or scholarship.
Additional OEA Awards & Grants
- One-Year Special Project
- Two-Year Special Project
- Effective Locals
- Release Time
- Diversity Program Funding Grant
- Innovation Program Funding Grant
- Whisper Fund Grants
- Make-A-Wish® / Adopt-A-Wish