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ECU Staff Senate - Scholarships: Children of SPA

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ECU Staff Senate - Scholarships

Children of SPA Employees Scholarship

The Children of SPA Employees Scholarship was established to assist deserving children of SPA/CSS Employees with tuition assistance while attending East Carolina University. The Scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students who are children (including stepchildren and adopted children) of currently employed SPA/CSS Employees at East Carolina University; who have been accepted for admission or who are enrolled full-time at East Carolina University.

Other criteria in order of priority are:

  • Students must be pursuing first undergraduate degree.
  • Minimum 3.0 projected GPA for incoming freshman or actual GPA for current students at ECU.
  • Students must have demonstrated leadership potential.
  • Students must have demonstrated community involvement and extracurricular activities.
  • Any other criteria determine appropriate by the Scholarship Selection Committee.

The Scholarship award shall be for the amount of $600 annually ($300 per semester) or up to the amount of annual income on the endowment. The Foundation has the discretion to determine if the fund will allow more than one scholarship to be awarded.

An online application must be filled out using the link below. Applications should be completed and submitted by March 15, 2014. East Carolina University's Office of Student Financial Aid, upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Selection Committee, shall make final approval for each recipient. Recommendations shall be made for the following school year on or before June 1st. The scholarship award will be for one (1) academic year (two (2) semesters).

The Scholarship is not automatically renewable; however recipients may reapply for the Scholarship in subsequent years. The East Carolina University Office of Student Financial Aid upon recommendation by the Children of SPA Employees Scholarship Selection Committee shall cancel the Scholarship if the recipient fails to meet the standards previously described. Any funds awarded but not yet disbursed at that time, shall be retained in the scholarship account. If termination occurs during the fall semester, an award may be made for the spring term to an eligible candidate, at the discretion of the Scholarship Selection Committee.

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