OPMA Past President's Scholarship Fund Application

College scholarship awards will again be awarded in 2024. These awards will be granted to qualified students that meet the conditions of eligibility below. Since the Fund’s establishment, more than $100,000 has been awarded. These scholarships will be used toward tuition only.

Conditions of Eligibility:

  • Student must be an owner, an immediate family member, employee, son or daughter of an employee, or employee’s spouse of an OPMA member firm.
  • The university or college of student choice needs to be based in The United States of America. Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8. Transcripts required for verification.
  • Student must be a full-time student of university or college of choice.
  • Student must be ineligible for the OPMA Ohio State University Scholarship.
  • Student cannot be a previous recipient of the OPMA Past Presidents Scholarship.

DEADLINE to apply is February 29, 2024

Submit an Application

The Ohio State University/OPMA Scholarship Fund

The annual distribution from this fund shall be used to provide a merit scholarship or fellowship to an Ohio State student attending any OSU campus who is a member of the Ohio Pest Management Association, or spouses or children of members. First preference shall be given to students majoring in urban entomology or biology. If there are no eligible candidates in urban entomology or biology, the scholarship may be awarded to a student(s) in any major. To be considered for this scholarship, you must apply on-line after January 1 but before February 15 at If you have questions during the application process, contact the OSU Financial Aid Office at (614) 292-0300.