OCA Members can apply for a grant to attend a variety of OCA and ACA Conferences and Events. Below are links to the Application Form and the Grant Process. All applicants must be fully paid members of the OCA (Student, Professional, etc) at the time of application and at the time of the conference or event.
OCA Emerging Leaders Program
Two graduate counseling students (master’s or doctoral) and one new professional early in her or his career will be selected as Emerging Leaders to provide a minimum of 50 hours of service to the OCA during the 2017-2018 term (July, 2017 to July, 2018).
Recipients must be an OCA member at the time of application submission, and your status (i.e., master, doctoral, or new professional) should be based on your student/graduation status as of January 1, 2017.
New professionals must have graduated within the previous year to qualify for the program. Emerging Leaders will receive free conference registration to the 2017 All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC; for volunteering), be recognized at the awards ceremony, and also be featured in OCA’s newsletter, Guidelines.