2020 OMA Conference Student Scholarships

The Ohio Museums Association is committed to connecting and empowering museum professionals at all stages of their career– including our student and emerging museum professionals!

Through generous donations, OMA is very proud to once again offer those students who are seeking careers in the museum field Full Conference Registration Student Scholarships for OMA 2020 in Cincinnati.

Click here to submit a 2020 OMA Student Scholarship Application Packet online.

(Please note: You must be signed in to complete the application process)

Scholarships include all Sunday and Monday day conference activities and registration, along with a 2020 Student Membership to the Ohio Museums Association. As part of the OMA Scholarship, each recipient is also responsible for writing one article for the OMA blog. This article is a way for our student attendees to share their unique perspective of the OMA 2020 experience.

To apply for an OMA 2020 Student Scholarship:

Applicants must be a current student (or entering school) in a museum-related field. Applicants must submit the following information as their application packet:

  • Scholarship Application Form
  • Current Resume (2 page limit)
  • Essay (500 words or less) addressing the following topic:
    How do you hope attending the OMA Annual Conference will be a relevant experience in preparing for your museum career? What are the take-aways you are hoping to gain from attending OMA 2020?

Deadline to submit 2020 OMA Student Scholarship Applications: February 24, 2020

Click here to submit a 2020 OMA Student Scholarship Application Packet online.

Not submitting your application online? Download a paper application form below. Completed application packets can be submitted via email to: [email protected], Subject: 2018 Scholarship Application; Or via post to: Ohio Museums Association, 2018 Scholarship Committee, 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211

Deadline to apply: February 26, 2018.

Those selected for 2018 Scholarships will be notified no later than March 16, 2018.