Union Offices Achievement
The awards were created in 1992 through the fund-raising
efforts of student employees of the then University
Center. As always, the number and amounts of awards
are determined by annual fund-raising efforts. more...
||The Lorna G.
Dawes Achievement Award
This scholarship, named after Lorna Dawes,
former director of the Wright State University
Center from 1981-1992, is given each year to the
student employee whose commitment, academic performance,
initiative, and extracurricular involvement exceed
the Achievement Award criteria. more...
Dorothy Ward Hayes Scholarship
This scholarship is
given to a student enrolled in nursing or a related
field who also meets the Student Union and Campus
Recreation Achievement Award criteria. It was endowed
in 1993 by Mr. Jim Hayes in memory of his mother who
dedicated her life to serving her family and the community.
This scholarship recognizes
a student's participation in adapted recreational
and competitive sports while attending Wright State
University. A separate application form is required
for this award and may be obtained by contacting the
offices of Campus Recreation or Disability Services.
Eric P. Bigler Endowed Scholarship
The Eric P. Bigler Endowed Scholarship
recognizes a Student Union Offices student employee who exhibits
the characteristics of commitment, leadership,
and initiative. The scholarship will be given
to a student who currently works at least part-time
to fund his or her education and demonstrates community involvement, drive and commitment, as well as the ability to overcome adversities. more...
Two scholarships are awarded
to outstanding Music students who perform in the annual
Family Endowed Scholarship
The Shepard Family Scholarship was established to provide recognition and support for a continuing first year student who demonstrates strong leadership potential as a student employee for the Student Union & Event Services or Campus Recreation. Created through a gift from alumni Bill and Cyndi Shepard, the fund is their way of showing appreciation for the impact that Wright State University and the Student Union have had on their lives. During Bill's 23 year tenure with the Student Union he enjoyed nothing more than giving student staff opportunities to test and grow their leadership capabilities. The Shepard Family Scholarship is for those who embrace the opportunities that are laid before them.
Morris Family Scholarship
Recognizing the need for scholarship support for continuing students at the university, the Morris Family Scholarship was established to assist a continuing student who has achieved sophomore status, maintains a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, and contributes to Student Union & Event Services and Cacmpus Recreation volunteer programs and services as a student employee.
& Noble Scholarship
Noble at Wright State University is pleased to provide
a quarterly scholarship to the Student Union Scholarship Fund. The student
employees of the Student Union, Event Services,
and Campus Recreation staffs provide an outstanding
service to Wright State University and the many guests
that attend events in the Student Union. Their
many long hours and dedication to excellence are greatly
The following non-monetary awards are given each year
to recognize outstanding achievements. Recipients
are nominated by the Student Union and Campus Recreation