Staff Senate Scholarship

Nominations for the 2017 Staff Senate Scholarship are closed.

The Staff Scholarship is a $250 scholarship established by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to recognize the service and dedication of UA Little Rock staff and to assist in furthering their education at UA Little Rock. The scholarship is awarded to benefits-eligible employees.

Other supporting information, including a letter of recommendation from a supervisor or co-worker, is welcome but not required.

Staff Senate Scholarship Guidelines

Purpose

The scholarship fund is established by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate to recognize the service and dedication of UA Little Rock staff and to assist in furthering their education at the university.

Value of the Scholarship

Individual scholarships will be limited to $250.00. Up to four scholarships may be awarded in an academic year.

Eligibility

Any recipient of the scholarship must be a benefits-eligible employee.

Award Criteria

The committee will make award decisions based primarily on the applicant’s service to UA Little Rock and need for the scholarship. The following criteria will be among those considered:
1. Years of service to UA Little Rock
2. Financial need
3. Credit hours completed toward the degree sought
4. GPA

Administration

The members of the scholarship committee or awards ceremony committee, to be appointed by the Staff Senate, will administer the fund. The committee, based on available funding and need, will recommend the amount and number of scholarships. The committee will consist of at least three members, none of whom are applying for the scholarship. The scholarship winners will be announced at the Staff Awards Ceremony on April 20, 2017.

Staff Achievement Awards Ceremony Committee Members

Staff Awards Ceremony Committee Members