About the Scholarship

The students pursuing or planning to pursue a course of study in the field of park, recreation and leisure studies in the state of Ohio are awarded the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Foundation Scholarships.

The Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) offers three scholarships in different categories according to the major of choice of the applicant.


Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Foundation Scholarships Awards

The association provides three scholarships to students who are majoring in different fields. Hence, the scholarship amount varies from scholarship to scholarship.


Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Foundation Scholarships Application

  • The applicants of the scholarship must be enrolled in a university or college in the state of Ohio for a program with a major in one of the eligible fields.

  • The student must complete the application form that is available on the official website of the association.

  • The applicants must submit all the required documents along with the application form.


Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Foundation Scholarships Application Deadline

The last date of application is 10th May. The applicants must submit the application form and related documents before the deadline without fail.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be enrolled in a degree program in parks and recreation at an institution in Ohio.

  • The student should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or more.

  • The applicant must have at least 12 major with 30 credit hours in total.