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 eleven 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 2019-20 academic year 22 scholarships were awarded. View a list of the 2019-20 recipients
For the upcoming 2020-21 academic year 19 scholarship awards have been announced. To view the brochure recognizing the recipients and sponsors of the 20-21 scholarships, see the resouce PDF titled 2020 scholarship awards on this page.
Asphalt Scholarship Application Process: The application period for the 2020-2021, round of scholarships closed January 31, 2020. 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 that were submitted between December 1, 2019 and January 31, 2020 were 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. and Mid-Ohio Paving Inc. & friends. 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.