Staff Assembly Scholarship

The Staff Assembly Scholarship, established in 2016, is designed to show our appreciation for the approximately 500 USC staff members who are pursuing a USC degree at any given time, and to provide additional funding to those who best represent the USC staff community. The scholarship program is made possible by a grant from USC senior administration, and awards six $1000 scholarships to selected students to help pay for books, fees, etc.

Eligibility

Applicants must be:

  • in good standing with the university,
  • a Tuition Assistance Benefit eligible staff member, and
  • currently enrolled in any USC degree-granting program.

Application materials

Complete the online application form which will require you to upload the following (have these items ready before beginning the application):

  • An original 200- to 500-word essay describing your staff experience at USC (including length of service and positions held), your career goals, and how you’ve contributed to the staff community during your employment,
  • your current resume, and
  • one or two recommendation letters from a manager and/or colleagues which must be on departmental letterhead or include a USC business card.

DEADLINE to complete application process: May 12, 2017 at 5pm PDT. Candidates will be notified via email by September 1, 2017 if they are selected for the scholarship.

Questions?

Email staff.assembly@usc.edu

2016 program winners

The inaugural recipients of the Staff Assembly Scholarship were selected from some 120 applicants. Congratulations to:

Jennifer Gerson – Director, Doctoral Programs, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Chelsea Jones – Student Services Advisor, Undergraduate Student Advising, USC Marshall School of Business

Julienne Jose-Chen – Associate Director, Master’s Program, USC Rossier School of Education

Paul Lee – Program Specialist, Office of the Vice Dean for Graduate Programs, USC Marshall School of Business

Leslie Ann Picazo – Student Services Advisor, Research Advancement, USC Keck School of  Medicine

Jacqueline Villatoro – Student Programs Advisor, USC TRIO Programs

 

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