The Central Ohio Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants (COAGA) will be awarding one or more scholarships to active members, family members of active members, or other selected candidates who are currently enrolled in full or part-time study at a college or university. For all eligibility requirements, and how to apply for the scholarship, please click here.

Award Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date for Applications: March 31, 2018
Award Announcement: No later than May 31, 2018

For questions, please contact Dawn Renner, COAGA Scholarship Committee Chair, at 330.429.3526 or via email at

The following scholarships were approved on April 24, 2018 for the 2018 scholarships:

Blake Balestra – Shawnee State University – $1,500

Brendan Hogan – Ohio University – $1,500

Macey Long –Capital University - $500

MacKenzie Firth – The Ohio State University – $500

Eileen Jeffrey – The Ohio State University – $500

Rylee Reis – Ohio University – $500

Congratulations to all of our scholarship winners!


Excellence in Government Leadership Award

At the 2017 PDT, Central Ohio AGA awarded our second annual Excellence in Government Award to Hugh J. Dorrian, CIty of Columbus Audior. Hugh received this award for his many years of service as a government professional who exemplifies and promotes excellence in government financial management, outstanding leadership, high ethical standards, and innovative management procedures. Congratulations Hugh!

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