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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?

Application 2019​

When is the deadline?

May 8, 2019

2018-2019 Staff Community Scholarship Recipients

April Rice, Facilities Services
Joshua Coe, son of Andy Coe, Undergraduate Research and Internships


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 $1000 and award two scholarships for the current year.

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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