Scholarship Instructions


2016 – 2017

Submission Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2016



      ·      Must be a current Utah State University professional employee or a family member             of a current USU professional employee. ( A "professional employee" is defined as an                employee who is exempt from earning overtime compensation. A "family member" is                  defined as a spouse, child, child-in-law, dependent, grandchild, or parent).

      ·     Must be either currently attending Utah State University or accepted for admission to           USU.

      ·      Both undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

      ·   Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

      ·    Undergraduate students must take a minimum of 9 credits and graduate students must           take a minimum of 6 credits per semester.

      ·   MUST attend both Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters. Please note that the total                 award will not be combined into one semester, and early withdrawal may cause                     forfeiture of all or part of the scholarship.

      ·   Have not previously received a PEA Scholarship.


INSTRUCTIONS: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

     1.    Fill in the scholarship application; attach to an email to: (

     2.    Attach an unofficial transcript (most recent transcript from USU or prior university or           high school)

     3.    Attach letter of admission to Utah State University (only if newly admitted)

     4.    Attach a one or two page document addressing each of the following areas:         

                    a.  Professional and academic goals (please be specific)

                b. Financial need


Email completed applications to:

Melanie E. Bowen, PEA Scholarship Chair

Scholarship recipients will be notified by email on or before Friday, July 15, 2016.