What is the Marshall University Employee or Dependent Endowed Scholarship?
The Marshall University (MU) Employee or Dependent Endowed Scholarship fund was established by the MU Classified Staff Council for the purpose of awarding money to MU staff, faculty, and employee dependents who are enrolled at MU and meet the scholarship eligibility requirements. This scholarship is intended to help off-set tuition costs which are not covered by the Classified Staff council Tuition Benefit, the Employee Dependent Undergraduate Tuition Assistance Program, or other scholarships.
Who may receive an MU Employee or Dependent Endowed Scholarship?
The recipients shall be in good academic standing with a 2.5 GPA or higher, have financial need per standards of the Office of Student Financial Assistance and either:
- Employees attending at least part-time in an undergraduate or graduate program
- Employee dependents attending full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program
This is a nonrenewable scholarship, however, students may reapply. The Office of Student Financial Assistance shall make applications available and select the recipients, based on funding available.
When will the MU Employee or Dependent Endowed Scholarship be made available?
This fund will become endowed once a minimum of $15,000 is received. The MU Classified Staff Council has charged a committee, which consists of both staff and faculty, to raise funds so that this scholarship is endowed within three (3) years.
Contributions to this scholarship may be easily payroll deducted by completing the Payroll Deduction Form.
For any questions regarding the MU Employee or Dependent Endowed Scholarship, you may contact:
Dr. Tim Melvin
Old Main 200 / (304) 696-3624