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The James Copham Memorial Scholarships are awarded each year to outstanding graduating high school students who are a son, daughter, or grandchild of an active or retired member of the Ohio Chapter and will be entering their first year at a college, university, technical or vocational school.


Each year, the scholarship committee determines the total amount of the scholarships to be awarded (in 2017 there will be 2 - $1000.00 scholarships). In the spring of each year, applications are submitted to the committee. The scholarships are awarded at the annual  State Convention. OHIO  is proud to play a part in furthering the education of these young students. 


Please go to the following link to find more information and the application for the 2017 Ohio UPMA Scholarships.


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Thetwo winners of the 2016 scholarships are:


Devin Dunn, grandson of retired Postmaster Harriet Weikert. Devin is a graduate of Clark Shawnee HS in Springfield OH. He will be attending the University of Toledo studying Mechanical Engineering.


Bryce Bridges, the son of Bridgette Bridges, Postmaster of Miamitown, OH. He is a graduate of Colerain HS in Cincinnati, OH. Bryce will be attending THE Ohio State University, studying Chemical Engineering.


The 2016 recipient of the Retirees $500 scholarship was Rose Berning. She is the Granddaughter of Urban Berning, retired Postmaster of Maria Stein. Rose is graduating from Marion Local High School.

Congratulations to each of the scholarship winners and good luck in your collegiate endeavors.

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Ohio State Buckeye

while visiting this site

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Have you reviewed your office ? 

Dont wait until the end of the year.

Go to our POST Plan page for a Powerpoint explanation.

The 80th Annual

NAPUS Ohio Chapter

State Convention was a great success....

additional info at the state convention page 

The League and NAPUS National and State Presidents  joined us for the entire convention.

Important Dates

The  2017


State convention has been set for

May21-24, 2017, at the Kalahari Convention Center, Sandusky Ohio 44870. 

The 2017 UPMA

National Convention

has been set for

August 5-11 in

Louisville KY

at the Galt House Hotel


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