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Classified Senate Scholarship

Classified Senate
Scholarship
(Open Now!)

2020-21 JOYCE SKARYAK CLASSIFIED SENATE SCHOLARSHIP

AMOUNT: (4 awards - $300 each)

SCHOLARSHIP PERIOD: 12/7/20 - 3/8/21

DESCRIPTION

The Classified Senate would like to support classified full-time, part-time and work-study professionals who participate in lifelong learning to better serve our students, departments, and the College. Eligible applicants must be classified full-time, part-time, hourly, or work-study employees actively engaged in learning that contributes to the work they do at Mesa College.

Lifelong learning includes formal and informal learning that participants gain through –

  • For-Credit Classes
  • Continuing Education Classes
  • Professional Learning Workshops (such as those offered by the LOFT)
  • Other Personal or Professional Learning Opportunities

ELIGIBILITY

  • Must be a classified full-time, part-time, hourly, or work-study employee
  • Must be actively engaged in learning

ESSAY PROMPT

Submit an original essay describing how you contribute to better serving students, your department, and/or the college through your ongoing learning, whether formal or informal. Your essay should be 500-750 words (2-3 typed, double spaced pages).

F.A.Q.
 
Q: Who won the scholarship last year?
A: Last year we awarded 4 scholarships to 2 full time and 2 part time employees: Amy Bettinger, Alan Goodman, Chuc Le, Luiza Catharina Barreto Rodregues
 
Q: The classes I’ve taken are eligible for AFT Educational Incentive Tuition Reimbursement. Can I still apply for this scholarship?
A: Yes!
 
Q: The classes I’m taking are somewhere other than Mesa College. Can I still apply for this scholarship?
A: Yes!
 
Q: I have not taken formal classes, but am using Lynda.com, the LOFT, or other community resources to improve my service to students, departments, and the college. Can I still apply for this scholarship?
A: Yes! When you are filling out the application, for fields that do not apply (GPA, Course units enrolled, course units completed, etc) enter “0 or “none” For the section that requires you upload a transcript, upload a document that states “I am not a current student” or “I do not have one.”
 
Q: Wow this sounds great! How do I apply?
A: Here! https://sdmesa.academicworks.com/opportunities/3713
 
Q: If I have additional questions, who do I ask?
A: We are planning an information session with previous winners & panelist – watch your email for an announcement of date and time or send questions via email to eparrill@sdccd.edu
 

RATING RUBRIC

Description of Learning Experienced  
Description of service to students, departments, and/or the College  
Description of Link between Learning and Service  
Clarity and Readability   

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP

Please contact Eva Parrill with any questions or issues: eparrill@sdccd.edu