OPPAA Scholarship Fund

March 16, 2024


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Outdoor Power Parts & Accessories Association (“OPPAA”), has transitioned the management of the prior Bill Nelson Scholarship Endowment into the newly formed OPPAA Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

The fund will continue to honor its founding members while expanding upon its traditions in awarding scholarships to outstanding industry members and their families. Since 2000, the program has awarded over 70 scholarships totaling more than $155,000. Scholarships are awarded to supplement the students upcoming educational academic.

The yearly application window opens in the Spring with awardees announced by the end of June. A list of prior recipients can be found here. To apply, please visit, https://www.oppaa.org/scholarship/.

OPPAA Scholarship Fund Trustees are honored to continue this tradition and would like to thank the members for their support. Trustees include Ed Nelson, Rotary Corporation; Mark Errick, D.E. Errick, Inc.; Sue Chaney, K-C Sales Co., LLC; and Darold Dunham, Power Distributors.

To learn more about contributing to the fund, please contact us at, info@oppaa.org.