Scholarships are awarded annually at our State Convention to outstanding graduating high school students who are a son, daughter, or grandchild of an active or retired member of the Ohio Chapter of the UPMA, and will be entering their first year at a college, university, technical or vocational school, enrolled full time, during the 2017-2018 academic year.
Each year the scholarship committee determines the total amount of the scholarships to be awarded,review the applications and select the recipients of the scholarships. The Ohio Chapter is proud to play a part in furthering the education of these young students.
For 2018, the Ohio UPMA will be awarding two (2) $1000 scholarships. The Ohio Chapter retirees will be awarding an additional $1000 scholarship for a total of three (3) $1000 scholarships from the Ohio Chapter membership.
Please apply at the following scholarship link.
The 2018 Ohio UPMA Scholarship winners are:
Kiley Alcorn, daughter of Judy Alcorn, active Postmaster of Goshen OH. Kiley graduated from Carlisle High School. This fall Kiley will be attending the University of Kentucky where she will study political science. When Kiley graduates from college her plans are to further her education in law school.
Dominic Manzo, grandson of Marie Martin retired Postmaster of Covington OH. Dominic graduated from Heritage High School in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Dominic grew up in Springboro OH until the end of his sophomore year of high school. It was then that his family moved to Wake Forest, North Carolina. Dominic will be furthering his education and playing lacrosse at Palm Beach Atlantic University Jupiter, Florida.
Kiley and her mother attended the convention on Saturday to receive her scholarship. Dominic sent his regrets that he could not attend, and his grandmother received his scholarship for him.
Danielle Styles, granddaughter of Roger Roe, retired Postmaster Strongville, OH 44149 was the recipient of the $1000 Retiree Scholarship Award. She will be attending the University of
Cincinnati in the fall.