Staff Senate Scholarship 2020-2021

Posted on Monday, March 2nd, 2020 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News.

The 2020-2021 Staff Senate Scholarship application is available now! Deadline extended to May 31.

The purpose of the Staff Senate Scholarship is to provide an award for a permanent employee or eligible dependent. Established in 2006, this scholarship provides an opportunity to remember deceased colleagues and honor the handwork and dedication of current employees.

 To be eligible for this award, the applicant must:

  1. Have a completed FAFSA on file with the UNCG Office of Financial Aid by May 1, 2020;
  2. Be a resident of the State of North Carolina;
  3. Be a permanent full-time UNCG Staff Member with at least 5 years of service in the North Carolina State System OR dependent, spouse, or domestic partner of an eligible employee;
  4. Be enrolled in a degree seeking program at UNCG (Visions, Visiting, Auditing and some certificate programs are not eligible as they are not degree seeking programs);
  5. Remain a permanent employee of UNCG (dependent, spouse, or domestic partner of an eligible employee) during the time period for which the scholarship is awarded;
  6. Meet eligibility requirements as set forth in the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy for Financial Aid Eligibility;
  7. Be aware that the following may be taken into consideration during the review process:
    • Eligibility of Employee as determined by HRS or EPA‐HR Financial Need as determined by Financial Aid with FAFSA
    • Academic Standing of applicant
    • Disciplinary record of Employee
    • Application
    • Essay (see last page of application)

Applications are due no later than 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2020.

The scholarship recipient will be notified in writing by the UNCG Staff Senate Professional and Personal Development Committee no later than June 15, 2020. Funds will be distributed through the University via The Office of Financial Aid and are subject to policies set forth through the Office of Financial Aid.

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