Ohio EPA Scholarship Awardees

Twenty-one environmental science and engineering students have been awarded scholarships to study at Ohio colleges and universities through Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund. These scholarships award $2,500 to students in a four-year program and $1,250 to students in a two-year program. The 2018 awardees are listed below, and the entire press release can be read here:

  • Eli Barber, Bowling Green State University (Environmental Science, Geospatial Analysis)
  • Jordan Budrevich, University of Toledo (Environmental Engineering, Sustainability Studies)
  • Katja Diekgers, Miami University (Zoology, Environmental Sciences)
  • Destiny Funk, Otterbein University (Zoo and Conservation Science)
  • Jessie Gibson, Ohio State University (Environment, Economy, Development & Sustainability)
  • Dani Huffman, Kenyon College (Environmental Studies)
  • Lataisha Jones, Kent State University (Zoology, Biological Sciences)
  • Alexandra Nelson, University of Mount Union (Environmental Sciences)
  • Emily Nicholls, Ashland University (Biology)
  • Hayley Nininger, Ashland University (Biology, Toxicology) 
  • Andrew Oppliger, Ohio State University (Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife)
  • Kayla Parry, Cedarville University ( Environmental Science)
  • Amber Pitsenberger, Otterbein University (Zoo and Conservation Science, Biology)
  • Alexandra Smith, Ohio State University (Earth Science)
  • Angie Sullivan, Ohio Northern University (Civil Engineering)
  • Amanda Szinte, Ohio University (Wildlife and Conservation Biology)
  • Tyler Theaker Ashland University (Biology and Environmental Science)
  • Lydia Trick, University of Cincinnati (Biology and Environmental Studies)
  • Jordin Vidmar, Ashland University (Toxicology and Biology)
  • Lucille Williams, University of Rio Grande (Wildlife Conservation)
  • Nicholas Willse, University of Cincinnati (Environmental Studies, Biology) 


If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please review the application process and selection criteria described here: www.ohiosci.org/oeef-scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by: