Retirees Association Scholarship
The Retirees Association has established a scholarship and began awarding two $1500 scholarships per year in 2013. The purpose of this scholarship is to help children of current faculty and staff attain their degree. Establishing this scholarship relates to one the of the purposes of the Retirees Association, "To provide support for the University and its students, faculty and staff." Other considerations were our interest in increasing awareness of the Association on campus and our lengthy experience in supporting the Faculty Endowment Scholarship, sponsored by the Faculty Senate.
The scholarship is administered through the campus Financial Aid Office. Students may apply for the $1500 Retirees Association Scholarship by submitting the following The Institutional Scholarship Application by the MARCH 31 DEADLINE.
Scholarship recipients will be selected by the University's Institutional Scholarship Committee in the spring semester; awards will be distributed during the following academic year.
THE 2015 APPLICATION IS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE AT https://csus.academicworks.com/
To be considered for this scholarship applicants must meet these requirements:
- Be the child of a currently employed CSUS employee working at least half time.
- Have completed a minimum of 12 units at CSUS
- Have a CSUS GPA of 2.75 or above
- Be a full time student, enrolled in a minimum of 12 units, when applying and receiving scholarship
- Be an undergraduate (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior)
- Financial need is not required
- Undergraduate students in ALL majors are eligible
- Students may only receive this scholarship once
Teresa Morton David Wagner with Patti and Dave Morton
Our 2014 recipients were Teresa Morton and Kyle Swartz.
Teresa is a junior psychology major. She attendedd Folsom Lake and American River Colleges before transferring to Sacramento State. She is engaged, likes to travel, and is passionate about her major. Teresa's mother, Patti Morton is a Lecturer in the Division of Nursing.
Kyle Swartz is a senior majoring in Kinesiology. He enjoys learning sign language, movies, and exercising. He plans to be a high school physical education teacher and coach football. Kyle's mother, Suzanne Swartz, is a Contract Management Specialist in Procurement and Contract Services.
Casey McAtee Sara Wilson Jerri McAtee Marty Wilson
Our inaugural scholarship recipients were enthusiastically welcomed at the Fall Dinner; more photos may be seen at the Photos link, "2013 Fall Dinner."
Casey was not able to attend because she is studying in Leeds, England during the fall semester. Her mother, Jerri McAtee, Administrative Coordinator in the Department of Physical Therapy, did attend. Casey is a junior, majoring in Speech Pathology. She plans to complete her masters and work as a speech therapist in an area school district.
Sara attended with her boyfriend, Michael, and her mother, Marty Wilson, Associate Professor in the College of Business. Sara is also a junior and is majoring in History and minoring in Government. She plans complete a PhD in History and teach at the college level.