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What is it?

A scholarship for any full-time staff members, spouse or domestic partner of a full-time staff member, or legal dependent of a full-time staff member pursuing a higher education degree at an accredited university.

How does it work?

Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded based on extracurricular activities or other involvement, and a short response about the academic program.

How do I apply?


When is the deadline?

May 9, 2018

2017-2018 Staff Community Scholarship Recipients

Erikah Haavie (Education)
Anna Redderson (Jeff Redderson - Facilities Services)
Hunter McCollum (Dawn McCollum - Athletics)​

History of the program

The Furman Staff began contributing to the Staff Community Fund in July 1999 and continues to do so through annual giving. The fund has now reached a level through which an annual scholarship can be awarded. The first $500 was awarded in the fall of 2002. In the years since the establishment of the fund, support has continued on a consistent basis. After evaluation of the current fund status, the Staff Advisory Council voted to increase the scholarship to $750 and award three scholarships for the current year (two for undergraduates and one for graduate studies).

How can I help fund this great program?

Please join other generous Furman staff members by making a tax-deductible gift to the Staff Community Scholarships Fund.​


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