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Application Form for the Staff Scholarship Award

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The College of the Liberal Arts Staff Scholarship Fund was created by the faculty and staff campaign during the Grand Destiny campaign which ended in 2003. The purpose of the fund is to support staff enrichment and professional development.

Eligibility

You must be a full-time, exempt, nonexempt, or technical staff member with one or more years of service in the College of the Liberal Arts who is taking at least one class during the semester in which the award nomination is received.

Fall 2019 Application Process

Liberal Arts staff members enrolled in at least one class during the fall 2019 semester are eligible to apply. Applications are accepted between September 1 through November 1, 2019. A completed application, resume and brief essay are required.

Spring 2020 Application Process

Liberal Arts staff members enrolled in at least one class during the spring 2020 semester are eligible to apply. Applications are accepted between January 1 through March 1, 2020. A completed application, resume and brief essay are required.

Selection Process and Notification

The recipients will be chosen by a committee appointed by the dean. Recipients will be notified in writing. Fall awards will be announced at the annual College's Staff Awards reception held in February. Spring awards will be announced one year from time of award at the annual College's Staff Awards reception held in February.

Disbursement of Funds

The amount of the award will be determined by income available. This amount may change each year. Reimbursement to the employee's Penn State account will be made after the course is completed with a grade of “C” or better. Letter grades must be available after given semester of award; deferred grades are not accepted. These scholarships are not automatically renewed. A new application must be made each semester.

 
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