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WOEA will award scholarships/matching grants for WOEA members to attend the OEA Summer Academy in Columbus, June 18 - 20, 2018. 
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The scholarship will pay for:
  • The $100 conference registration fee
  • The scholarship does not cover any other travel expenses beyond lodging.

  • Applicants must complete and submit the WOEA Conference Attendance report to assist WOEA in knowing the value of the event to the recipient and to WOEA. 
  • Applications will not be accepted past the deadline.
  • If there are more applicants than scholarships, a waiting list will be maintained should there be cancellations.
  • If a scholarship recipient does not use an awarded scholarship, that member will be excluded from consideration for future scholarships for a period of three (3) years.
  • Deadline: Monday, May 6, 2019.
  • 1st Priority: The seven (7) WOEA Area Representatives will be eligible to receive a scholarship in the first year of their election to the WOEA Board of Directors. To receive a scholarship, Area Representatives must make their requests by the deadline. If an Area Representative is unable to use his/her scholarship, first priority will be given to those who request a scholarship from that area.
  • 2nd Priority: Members who have never before attended the OEA Summer Academy.
  • 3rd Priority: Date of Request (those requests received earlier receive higher priority.
  • Register on the OEA Website.
  • Reserve lodging by using the link provided on the conference registration website or by phone at: 614-384-8600 (reference "OEA Summer Academy" Group Block to get the OEA room rate.
  • When registering for a room, a credit card is required to guarantee incidentals.
  • Dinner on Tuesday evening is on your own.
Apply by:  May 6, 2019 by 12 p.m. For questions, please email the WOEA office at