2019 ASFPM Conference Scholarships

ODNR and OFMA are co-hosting the 2019 ASFPM National Conference at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland from May 19-23, 2019.  As the Host State, Floodplain Managers (Village/City/County Government Officials) throughout Ohio are eligible to apply for a SCHOLARSHIP to attend the 2019 ASFPM National Conference.  This scholarship will provide the registration fee for early conference registration.  37 (total) scholarships are available for award.  These scholarships have been funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  


Workshops/field tours, overnight accommodations, travel, and other expenses will not be covered by the scholarship and will be the responsibility of the recipient or their agency.  Scholarships will be limited to one applicant per jurisdiction and will be awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Applications in excess of the available scholarships will be added to a waitlist and notified if a scholarship becomes available.


Applications should be submitted no later than March 29th, 2019.  Notification of scholarship award will be provided by April 2nd, 2019Do not complete ASFPM’s online Conference Registration.  Early Registration will be open until April 4, 2019. Those NOT receiving a scholarship will still have time to register at the early discount rate.  In order to receive this scholarship, applicants are required to volunteer at the conference for at least four (4) hours. Online volunteer registration will begin on March 15, 2019.  Visit for www.ofma.org/ for Volunteer Registration information and access.


Scholarship Criteria

  • Attendees must be a Village/City/County Government Official performing Floodplain Management duties within Ohio. 
  • Attendees must be able to attend the full conference (Tuesday-Thursday).
  • Attendees must volunteer at the conference for at least 4 hours.  (Volunteer positions range from room monitoring, checking badges, etc… No heavy labor will be required.)
  • Attendees must complete and return the Scholarship Application by the specified deadline


Please send completed applications by email to alicia.silverio@dnr.state.oh.us  or postal mail to:  Alicia Silverio, ODNR-FMP, 2045 Morse Road, Building B-3, Columbus, OH  43229


Membership in OFMA or ASFPM is not necessary to apply for and/or receive a Scholarship for the ASFPM Conference and will not be a factor in choosing successful applicants.


12 Continuing Education Credits (CEC)s toward CFM accreditation are available for attendance at this conference.


2019 ASFPM Conference information can be accessed at:  http://www.asfpmconference.org/2019/
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