East Carolina University Faculty Senate

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND FINANCIAL AID COMMITTEE CHARGE

Faculty Senate Resolution #02-23, April 23, 2002, editorially revised #05-16

 

1.         Name:  Student Scholarships, Fellowships, and Financial Aid Committee

 

2.         Membership:

 

            7 elected faculty members. 

 

Ex‑officio members (with vote): The Chancellor or an appointed representative, the Provost or an appointed representative, the Chair of the Faculty, one faculty senator selected by the Chair of the Faculty, and one student member from the Student Government Association. 

 

The chair of the committee may invite resource persons as necessary to realize the committee charge. The chair of the committee may appoint such subcommittees as he or she deems necessary.

 

3.         Quorum:  4 elected members exclusive of ex-officio.

 

4.         Committee Responsibilities:

 

A.   The committee recommends policy guidelines for granting scholarships, fellowships, and other financial aid programs.

 

            B.   The committee recommends recipients of specified student financial aid and student scholarships.

 

            C.   The committee keeps up-to-date information on scholarships and fellowships available to students.

 

            D.   The committee reviews periodically the overall operation of the Student Financial Aid Office.

 

            E.   Committee members can participate in the Scholarship Weekend activities.    

 

            F.   The Committee reviews at least annually those sections within the University Undergraduate Catalog that corresponds to the Committee’s charge and recommends changes as necessary.

 

5.         To Whom The Committee Reports:

 

The committee makes its recommendations concerning policies and procedures to the Faculty Senate. The committee recommends recipients of specified student financial aid scholarships to the Director of Financial Aid. The committee recommends recipients of other specified student scholarships to the appropriate authorities, as needed.

 

6.         How Often The Committee Reports:

           

            The committee reports to the Faculty Senate at least once a year and at other times as necessary.

 

7.         Power Of The Committee To Act Without Faculty Senate Approval:

 

            The committee is empowered to make recommendations regarding the granting of specified student financial aid scholarships.

 

8.         Standard Meeting Time:

 

            The committee meeting time is scheduled for the fourth Monday of each month.