ORAEF & Ohio ProStart Scholarships
Scroll down to learn how you can donate scholarships to students currently enrolled in the 2012-13 school year!
Congratulations to the following students who received scholarships at the 2013 Celebration of the Stars banquet:
Katelyn Bunch (Greene County Career Center)
Aquetta Head (Columbus Downtown High School)
Brienna Buchanan (Pioneer Career Center)
Jessica Scheid (Pioneer Career Center)
James Bittner (Pioneer Career Center)
Trent Callis (Pioneer Career Center)
Zachery Hartman (Lancaster High School)
Brenden Scott (Lancaster High School)
Manuel Avila (Scarlet Oaks)
Jacob Lewis (EHOVE Career Center)
Marisa Hill (S. Stark Career Academy)
Sara Hager (S. Stark Career Academy)
Lauren Harvey (Apollo Career Center)
Kristen Krzywkowski (Apollo Career Center)
Kenneth Bethel (Penta Career Center)
Jessica Riddle (Springfield-Clark Career & Technical Center)
Allison Shoemaker (Polaris Career Center)
Vincent Tagliaferro (Polaris Career Center)
Trey Thom (Stow Munroe High School)
In 2013, we had the largest crowd ever and gave $43,700 in scholarships! Make sure to join us in 2014. If you would like to contribute to the Ohio ProStart Scholarship Fund, please contact the ORAEF at (877) 442-9374.
Thank you to our 2013 Donors!
The list of scholarship donors is growing. Here is a list of current donors for the 2012-2013 school year Ohio ProStart Scholarship Program:
- ACF Columbus Chapter
- Elaine Straley Memorial Scholarship Fund Donors
- Mike and Fran DeWine Family
- Gordon Food Service
- National Restaurant Association Education Foundation
- Chef Sergio J. Abramof Memorial Scholarship Fund Donors
- White Castle
Scholarship monies are needed to help students continue their education and career path. There are many options for you to contribute to a child's life and make a difference. To view a complete list of Ohio ProStart scholarships, please click here.
Ohio ProStart Matching Scholarship Program
With this program, Foundation partners and participating businesses have an opportunity to reach out to students on a state level and positively impact the future workforce by receiving a portion of their donation matched by the ORAEF and NRAEF. The specific Foundation matching amount of each donation will be determined by the ORAEF and Scholarship Committee based on the total monies available in the scholarship fund. If you would like to participate in this matching scholarship program for the 2012 – 2013 school year, please contact the ORA Education Foundation at 877.442.9374.
Ohio ProStart Branded Scholarship (Customized)
Name a scholarship for your company or in honor of an individual. The ORAEF staff will assist you in personalizing this scholarship. The scholarship is eligible to receiving a portion of their donation matched if the scholarship is offered statewide.
ORAEF Memorial Scholarship (Personalized)
This scholarship is designed for donors that want to establish a scholarship to honor an individual. The following scholarships have been established: