Wednesday, September 12, 2012 08:53 PM


Staff Awards and Scholarships


TASSSP Award: 

The Texas Association of Student Special Services Programs (TASSSP) Staff Scholarship was established by the TASSSP Board to benefit staff employees who choose to further their academic pursuits, while maintaining their membership with the association. Funding for this scholarship is provided by TASSSP.


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a member of TASSSP for two consecutive years (verified by TASSSP Secretary after application submission)
  • Complete personal information section of application
  • Submit verification letter from supervisor confirming employment by your institution/organization for at least 24 months immediately prior to the application deadline
  • Submit an unofficial transcript showing a minimum 3.0 GPA  for graduate studies or  a minimum 3.2 GPA for undergraduate studies
  • Submit a letter of support for continuation of graduate studies from supervisor
  • Submit verification of enrollment or acceptance in graduate studies - in the case of acceptance for 1st semester graduate studies, funds will be released to selected recipients after confirmation of  fall or spring enrollment in graduate studies
  • Submit a one page essay, detailing your educational goals and how this scholarship will assist you in reaching those goals
  • Submit an essay of 1500 characters or less sharing a personal experience you have had in TRIO that demonstrates the TASSSP mission: implementing educational training and outreach initiatives; developing state resources; empowering state leadership and involvement in political issues that impact TRIO programs; providing scholarship opportunities; optimizing opportunities to reinforce and increase  proficiency in technology; and increasing effective communication and brand recognition that furthers public awareness of the needs of disadvantaged students enrolled in or aspiring to pursue a post-secondary education.


Calling all TASSSPians now is the time to start filling out your TASSSP Award Applications 




Click here for list of TASSSP Award recipients. COMING SOON!!!

Click here for TASSSP Award application.