Graduate Scholarship Information
To be considered for a scholarship, applicant must:
III. Selection Criteria
Your application will be blindly reviewed and evaluated by the TASP Scholarship Committee, which is comprised of five current board members, excluding trainers. The Scholarship Coordinator will not partake in evaluation procedures. The Committee will consider many factors in reaching their decision including: adherence to instructions; completeness of application; academic standing; interests and growth as reflected on curriculum vitae; professional goals statement; recommendation letter; and essay expressing need/plan for scholarship. Required documentation is delineated on the application form.
IV. Application Deadline
To be considered for a scholarship, the completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the TASP Graduate Student Representative and Scholarship Coordinator, Kelsey Theis, no later than Friday, September 25, 2015.
All applicants will be notified of their status prior to the TASP Annual Conference. This year, Scholarship recipients will be notified on or before Monday, October 5, 2015. Scholarship recipients will be formally recognized at the TASP Annual Conference, therefore, the winning applicants are required to attend in order to receive their award. For 2015, the Convention will be held in San Antonio, Texas on October 8-10.
VI. Completing and Submitting Your Application
All materials must be submitted via e-mail to the Scholarship Coordinator. You may need to scan and save some documents in PDF format (i.e., recommendation letter, signed application) for electronic submission. Once you submit your materials, you will be unable to make changes, so please make sure that all information is correct and complete prior to submission. You may request that your application be retracted if you decide that you no longer want to partake in the selection process. Upon submitting your materials, you will receive a confirmation notice via e-mail denoting that your application materials have been received.
VII. Applicant Alert
It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that ALL application materials are received as instructed and by the deadline. Documents received outside of the deadline or in addition to what has been instructed will not be considered.
VIII. Delivery of Scholarship
Scholarships will be awarded in the form of a check within 30 days following the annual TASP Conference in October.
Scholarship recipients are not eligible for reapplication, and may only receive one scholarship.
Contact Kelsey Theis (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions or need further information.
Any graduate student who is a current member of the TASP Board is ineligible for the Scholarship Program.