Staff Scholarship Program »

Mission

The System Offices Staff Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to System Office budgeted employees pursuing a first time bachelor or associate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

History

The Staff Scholarship Program was created by the System Offices Staff Council in 2000 with a gift from Chancellor Howard Graves.  The fund is supported by private gifts and various fund raising activities hosted by Staff Council. 

Eligibility

The scholarships are limited to budgeted System Office employees enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education pursuing a first time bachelor or associate degree, regardless of percent effort or length of employment with the System Offices. The number of awards and level of funding will be based on the resources available, as determined by the Staff Council Scholarship Committee.

Application Process

Applications for the System Offices Staff Scholarship Program must be submitted to the Staff Council Scholarship Committee according to the following guidelines:

  1. Scholarship applications must be submitted each semester by the application deadline.
  2. The application must include documentation indicating the employee has registered to attend an accredited institution of higher education and paid for the courses in full (paid fee slip).
  3. Applications must be reviewed and approved by the applicant’s department head, if classes will meet during working hours.
  4. Submit completed application to:

The new point of contact is:

Staff Council Scholarship Committee
c/o Adrienne Ramirez
John B. Connally Bldg, 6th Floor
MS 1230