HR Scholarships

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Richard E. Baumgartner Memorial Scholarship was created to honor Dr. Richard E. Baumgartner and his 30 years of service to the Department of Human Resources (1974-2004). As funds allow, an annual scholarship is awarded to a qualified Human Resources graduate student and undergraduate student.  Eligible Applicants must be graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Human Resources.  Scholarship monies will be awarded for fall and spring semesters with half the amount to be applied to each semester.  Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA in the fall semester to receive monies for the spring.  The deadline is MARCH 1 of each year.  APPLICATION
 

Graduate Applicant:

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  • must have completed at least nine hours at ECU in the MSHR Program.
  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • possess leadership qualities and strong potential to make a positive and lasting impact in the Human Services Profession.
Undergraduate Applicant:
  • must be a major in a Human Resources concentration
  • be junior or senior level
  • have a cumulative GPA 3.0
  • have completed at least 12 hours at ECU
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Lowell E. Green was the Director of Rehabilitative Services for the Department of Human Services and was a strong promoter of quality services delivered by professionally competent staff.  Scholarship monies will be awarded for fall and spring semesters with half the amount to be applied to each semester.  Selection is not restricted to, but preference will be given to a student who is disabled.  Past recipients must reapply each year to be considered for the award.   The deadline is MARCH 1 of each year.  APPLICATION
 
Applicant:
  • must be a major in the Department of Human Resources, preferably Rehabilitation Counseling area
  • be at least a junior
  • maintain a 3.0 GPA
 
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The Dr. Carol J. Bridges and Dr. Jim Burke Social Work Scholarship was established to honor Dr. Bridge and Dr. Burke for over 30 years of service to East Central University and the Social Work Program.  Drs. Bridges and Burke have set a standard of excellence in the social work program that represents academic integrity, dedication to the principles of the social work profession, and fosters a learning environment in which students are prepared for a changing and culturally diverse society.  As funds allow, a minimum of one scholarship will be awarded annually each spring semester to an outstanding social work student who demonstrates commitment to social justice, social change, and advocacy for vulnerable persons.  The deadline is MARCH 1 of each year.  APPLICATION

Applicant:

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  • must be a full-time Social Work major
  • have junior or senior standing
  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • be accepted into and have completed at least 12 hours in the ECU Social Work Program
 
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The Virgil Taylor Memorial Scholarship was created to honor his 33 years of service to individuals with disabilities, and was established to aid undergraduate students at ECU who are pursuing a career in rehabilitation.  The deadline is MARCH 1 of each year.  APPLICATION

Applicant:
  • must be majoring in Human Service Counseling with a concentration in Human Services Counseling, Rehabilitation, or Services to the Deaf
  • have senior status
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in their major

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The Quiett-Gerlach Counseling Scholarship was established by Dr. Ray Quiet and his wife, Connie Gerlach Quiett, at the request of Mrs. Quiett's mother, Mrs. Donna Gerlach to honor the late Ervin Gerlach.  Mr. Gerlach was a Texas farmer and rancher with only a high school education, but he loved learning.  One of his favorite says was "Get all the knowledge that you can and wisdom to go with it."  The money is to be awarded to a graduate student pursuing licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).  The deadline is MARCH 1 of each year.  APPLICATION

Applicant:
  • must be pursuing master in the Counselor option - 0892
  • have completed at least 12 hours at ECU
  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • possess leadership qualities and have strong potential to make a positive and lasting impact in the Human Services Counseling Profession
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ECU Tiger Oval Logo The Ray Farmer Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student selected by the Criminal Justice Department.  It is used to defray costs for a student in the summer COP program.  The deadline is MARCH 1 of each year.  APPLICATION
Applicant:
  • Must possess potential for success as a CLEET certified officer
  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8
  • be of excellent moral character, dependable, and exemplify high integrity
  • must be enrolled in the summer COP Skills Academy
 
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The Pete Gray Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in criminal justice with a concentration in law enforcement.  Final selection of recipient will be made by a selection board composed of member of the Ada Fraternal Order of Police.  The deadline is MARCH 1 of each year. APPLICATION

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 The Natashia Wright Memorial Law Enforcement Scholarship is awarded to a Criminal Justice Law Enforcement major and will be enrolling in the next Collegiate Officer Program Skills Academy.    The deadline is MARCH 1 of each year.  APPLICATION

 

Applicant:
  • must be an ECU student with junior or senior standing
  • have a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • be a law enforcement major
  • be enrolled in the next summer COP Skills Academy