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Continuing education scholarships available to UA-PTC employees

May 21, 2021

UA-PTC faculty and staff senates are awarding two scholarships (one to a staff member, one to a faculty member) per academic year to employees in good standing with the institution who wish to advance their education. The scholarships will be in the amount of $250 per recipient and must be spent for continuing education.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • The awarded funds must be used for academic pursuits only. This includes but is not limited to tuition, textbooks, certificate programs, and/or professional development related to their position at UA-PTC.
  • Applicants must have at least one full calendar year of service to UA-PTC at the time of receiving the scholarship funds.
  • Applicants must complete the online application by the end of the respective fall semester to be considered for the scholarship in the spring semester.
  • The online application must include the applicant’s name, position, time of service to the institution, and a letter of intent. The letter of intent is an opportunity for applicants to demonstrate their value to the college as well as their intentions for the scholarship funds.
  • The application must also include at least one letter of recommendation from a co-worker, supervisor, or a student.
  • Scholarship recipients are prohibited from applying two years in a row. Employees who apply but are not chosen to receive these funds may reapply the following fall semester.

Scholarships will be awarded each spring semester to recipients chosen by the UA-PTC employee awards committee. The deadline to apply for the upcoming spring semester is Monday, November 29, 2021.

To apply, visit

For questions, contact the awards committee at [email protected].

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