Filippelli Staff Scholarship Award

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This staff scholarship award was created in 2013 in honor of Ron Filippelli, retired associate dean and professor of labor studies and employment relations.

Eligibility

You must be a full-time, exempt, nonexempt, or technical service staff member in the College of the Liberal Arts who is enrolled in a degree program at Penn State and is taking at least one class at Penn State (either in resident instruction or online) during the semester in which the award nomination is received.

Fall 2016 Application Process

Liberal Arts staff members who are in degree status at Penn State and are taking a course or courses during the Fall 2016 semester are eligible to apply. The application deadline is December 10, 2016. Applications can be submitted between now and December 10, 2016.  A completed application, resume, and brief essay are required. Click here to complete the application.

Spring 2017 Application Process

Liberal Arts staff members who are in degree status at Penn State and are taking a course or courses during the Spring 2017 semester are eligible to apply. The application deadline is January 31, 2017. Applications can be submitted between January 11 and January 31, 2017. A completed application, resume, and brief essay are required. Click here to complete the application.

Selection Process

The recipients will be chosen by a committee appointed by the dean. Recipients will be notified in writing and announced at the Staff Awards reception in February.

Disbursement of Funds

The amount of the award will be determined by income available. This amount may change each year. Reimbursement to the employee’s Penn State account will be made after the course is completed with a grade of “C” or better. These scholarships are not automatically renewable. A new application must be made each year.

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