Flexible Pavements of Ohio (FPO) and its member companies, working through the Ohio Asphalt Scholarship Fund and the National Asphalt Pavement Association Research and Education Foundation (NAPAREF), sponsor a series of asphalt pavement scholarships at ten universities in Ohio, which offer courses in asphalt pavement technology. Scholarships are awarded for the academic year beginning in the fall and running through the following spring. For the 2016-17 academic year 19 scholarships of $1,500 each were awarded. View a list of this year's recipients.
Asphalt Scholarship Application Process: The application period for the 2017-18, round of scholarships begins December 1, 2016 and closes January 29, 2017 . Applications must be submitted using the on-line application on the application page. Instructions and eligibility requirements are found on the eligibility page. Only applications submitted between December 1, 2016 and January 29, 2017 will be considered.
Asphalt Scholarship Information: The scholarships are awarded to qualifying students selected from applicants from the following participating institutions:
The Scholarship Program, which is administered by FPO through the National Research and Education Foundation of the National Asphalt Pavement Association, set out the following objectives:
Additional information on the NAPAREF scholarship program can be found at http://www.asphaltpavement.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=98&Itemid=411
Sponsors: The Ohio Asphalt Industry Scholarships are sponsored by the following member companies:
In addition, the following companies and individuals contributed to the Flexible Pavements of Ohio Scholarship fund: Bowers Asphalt, Columbus Bituminous, Columbus Equipment, Cunningham Asphalt Paving, Inc, Bill Fair, Fred and Teresa Frecker, General Insurance Co, Hardrives Paving Const. Inc, Hy-Grade, Koski Construction Co, M&B Asphalt, McLean Equipment, Meeker Equipment Co, Inc, Northeastern Road Improvement, Northern Ohio Paving, Osterland, Schloss Paving, H.P. Streicher, Thomas Asphalt and Valley Paving Co. A special scholarship, The Wayne and Debbie Brassell Asphalt Pavement Industry Scholarship, is selected by the FPO scholarship committee and awarded through Ohio University.
For more information on the Ohio Asphalt Scholarship Program, contact Flexible Pavements of Ohio.