Awards, Scholarships & Recognition Programs

During our Annual Workshop, OASBO presents the following awards, scholarships and certificates. The application deadline for each is February 24, 2017. Please click on the name of the scholarship to access the application.

Distinguished Service Awards

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The OASBO Distinguished Service Awards Program is a series of 5 regional awards, recognizing one individual from each region who has made a significant contribution to his/her profession. Each recipient receives a $500 scholarship (to be awarded to a graduating senior from a high school in their district).

Of the 5 award recipients, an overall winner is chosen to receive the Virginia Ramsey Service Award and that person receives an additional $1000 scholarship. In addition, the 5 award recipients will have their application materials forwarded to ASBO International in consideration for one of the Eagle Awards.


Rich Unger Pinnacle Award

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The Rich Unger Pinnacle award was named after OASBO's 3rd executive director - Rich Unger. This award is presented in his name recognizing his professionalism and the impact of his contributions on OASBO and the school business profession.

The Rich Unger Pinnacle Award recipient is recognized for exemplary professionalism demonstrated through his/her contribution of an innovative school business procedure or program in the school district, and the ability for that procedure or program to be shared or replicated in other school districts. The application should reflect the effective use of management, leadership, technology, communications (including use of websites, social media, etc.), training, and/or public relations as it relates to the procedure or program. This award funds leadership training for the recipient. 


Herbert D. Brum Scholarship

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Dr. Brum served as OASBO's second executive director from April 1983 through January 1990. This scholarship program encourages continuing professional education, and is awarded to one goal-oriented school business official who is pursuing a degree in an accredited program. The recipient will receive $1000 to help offset the costs of furthering their education.




See Past Award Winners!

Visit our website for a complete list of past award winners.

Distinguished Service Awards & Virginia Ramsey Service Award
Rich Unger Pinnacle Award
Herb Brum Scholarship