University Staff Senate Scholarship

The Staff Senate Scholarship is offered for Fall and Summer semesters and provides awards to qualifying SIUE students. To be eligible for consideration for the University Staff Senate Scholarship Award, the applicant must meet the following criteria and requirements:

1. Student must be the child, grandchild, spouse, or civil union partner of a presently employed or retired Civil Service or Administrative Staff employee of SIUE (excluding non-status appointments, appointments of less than 50%, and term appointments of less than six months).
2. Student must meet admissions requirements for undergraduate study at SIUE and be enrolled for the award semester.
3. Applicants with fewer than twelve college semester hours earned:
a. must have an ACT composite of 19 or above (unless exempt because of SIUE admission standards).
b. must have at least a high school GPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0=A.
4. Applicants with twelve or more college semester hours earned:
a. must have completed at least one term as a full-time college student.
b. must have at least a college GPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0=A.
5. Applicants may apply more than once during their academic career, but the applicant may only receive the award once every two years.

The scholarship awards are applied to the student’s University account for the semester and is considered by the Office of Student Financial Aid in evaluating the overall financial aid package. Should the amount combined with other awards or payments result in a credit balance on the account, a refund check will be applied by the Bursar’s Office.

Applications are evaluated by the Staff Senate Scholarship Committee based on an essay written by the applicant, overall high school GPA or equivalent, co-curricular activities (e.g. clubs, sports, etc.), honors and awards, work history, and volunteerism. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Award
Varies
Deadline
04/30/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. What is the name of the SIUE Civil Service or Professional Staff employee and your relationship to them?
  2. What is the Unit/Department and employment status of the SIUE employee? If retired, please include the year they retired from SIUE.
  3. Are you enrolled for the Summer 2021 semester?
  4. If you have fewer than twelve college semester hours earned:
    • What is your composite ACT score?
    • What is/was your high school GPA on a scale of 4.0=A?
  5. If you have twelve or more college semester hours earned:
    • Have you completed at least one term as a full-time college student?
    • What is your college GPA on a scale of 4.0=A?
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