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The Student Activity Association offers various scholarships. See the links below to learn more about eligibility, criteria, application processes and deadlines.

Three Scholarships Available

Barnes & Noble Textbook Scholarship

Each year SAA offers textbook scholarships of up to $200 per semester.

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2020-2021 Scholarship Application Available Second Week in March

ESU Student Activity Association, Inc.

Barnes & Noble Textbook Scholarship

The ESU Student Activity Association, Inc. will be awarding at least 20

Scholarships up to $400 each for the 2020-2021 academic year; Up to $200 per semester.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Full time undergraduate student
  • Have completed at least 24 credits
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • FAFSA forms must be submitted and on file with ESU Financial Aid Office by May 31, 2019.
  • Submit evidence of active engagement on campus outside the classroom
  • Complete the required essay
  • NCAA student athletes are not eligible to apply. A portion of this scholarship fund is given to the Athletic Department directly for athlete allocation at the discretion of the Athletic Director.

Process:

  1. APPLICATION – Complete the application in its entirety.
  2. ESSAY – Describe in 200-400 words, how this scholarship would contribute to your success at ESU in a typed and double spaced essay. Please be sure to title and proofread your essay.
  3. ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT ON CAMPUS – List the activities that you participate in on campus, outside of the classroom.
  4. SUBMIT – Return the application, essay, and active engagement list to Jan Dalton, ESU Student Activity Association, Inc., University Center Rm 223 or scan and email to jdalton@esu.edu.

Best of luck to you!

Mattioli Recreation Center Scholarship

Campus Rec & Wellness offers the MRC Scholarship of up to $1,200 per academic year.

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All applications should be submitted to Asia Wright, Assistant Director: Fitness & Wellbeing.  Her office is located at RecB (bottom floor of Hawthorn Suites).

Guidelines and Criteria

Purpose: Established to recognize undergraduate students for their commitment to recreation.

Qualifications: Recipients must be full-time students who demonstrate leadership and a spirit of dedication to recreation and healthy lifestyles.  Preference to be given to individuals who participate in or volunteer for the Mattioli Recreation Center programs.

Academic Merit: Minimum QPA of 2.5

Selected by: The Leadership Team of ESU Campus Rec & Wellness

Time of Award: Awarded each spring for the following academic year, half in Fall semester and half in the Spring Semester.

Year of Study: Any undergraduate

Area of Study: Any undergraduate major

Stony Acres Scholarship

Stony Acres offers two scholarships of up to $1000.00 each academic year.

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Applications are available at the beginning of the Spring semester.

To be eligible for the scholarship you must be a full-time student, have a GPA of at least 2.75, have completed at least 12 credits in your major and be majoring in biology, environmental studies, athletic training, exercise science, sports management, physical education-teacher education, or recreation and leisure services management.

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