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Selection Criteria
Student Union and Campus Recreation Scholarships are awarded to deserving student employees who work in the Student Union Administration or Campus Recreation offices. To apply for the Achievement Awards, The Dorothy Ward Hayes Scholarship, and the Lorna G. Dawes Award, students must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Be in good standing with the university and employed by the offices of the Student Union or Campus Recreation no later than the first day of Spring semester of the current year
  • Remain employed by the their office for at least one academic semester after the receipt of the scholarship (summer or fall)

Eligibility
Students applying for the awards mentioned above will be evaluated on following:

  • A commitment to their job and their office's mission
  • Work above and beyond the call of duty
  • Exceptional leadership or extracurricular involvement that positively enhances their office, Wright State University, and/or the community
  • Financial need

Application & Selection Process

Step 1: Application
Applicants should submit the following typed materials:

  • Application/Nomination Form
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Essay detailing contributions to their office and future aspirations (one typed page, no more than 1000 words)
  • Two (2) recommendations (one from student's immediate supervisor)
  • Peer nominations (optional)

PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATIONS BY FRIDAY, Jan. 10th, 2014

Step 3: Interview
All applicants will be invited to have an interview with the Scholarship Selection Committee. The interview which consists of standard questions will last for approximately 15-20 minutes. It is recommended that students present themselves in a professional manner for the interview.

Step 3: Follow-up Meeting
All applicants who attend an interview will be invited back for a follow-up meeting. In this meeting, students will receive feedback from their interview which is an excellent opportunity to improve their skills before beginning job interviews after graduation. Applicants will also be informed whether or not they will be receiving a scholarship.

Step 4: Selection of Recipients
Award recipients are selected based on an overall rating of the ten items below. A scale of 1-5 will be used for each.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Response to Interview Questions
  • Presentation of Self
  • Involvement
  • Financial Need
  • Commitment to Mission of Job
  • Volunteerism
 

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