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Megan Stidham Memorial Scholarship Endowment

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:

An endowed scholarship established with a gift from the Beta Rho Chapter of the Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Society, the Megan Stidham Memorial Scholarship Endowment was created in honor of Megan Elizabeth Stidham, a brother in the Beta Rho Chapter of the Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity at James Madison University. Phi Sigma Pi is a co-educational national honors fraternity for students of all majors. Through this scholarship endowment, funds will be provided annually to support two scholarships

The appointment of students as Meghan Stidham Scholars shall follow the University's guidelines for the awarding of scholarships and the criteria noted below.Specifically: A scholarship selection committee, appointed annually in a manner determined at the discretion of the advisor to the Beta Rho Chapter of the Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Society, shall make its selections based on the following criteria: - The first scholarship will be awarded to a brother in the Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity who is enrolled at James Madison University at the time of the student's consideration for this scholarship. - The second scholarship will be awarded to a student in the sophomore or junior year of study who embodies the Phi Sigma Pi tripod exemplifying scholarship, leadership and fellowship – and, further, the student must: Have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale);Demonstrate active participation in at least fifteen hours of community service during each semester the student has been enrolled at James Madison University; show leadership capabilities by the student's role(s) in extracurricular activities.

 

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Recognizing our responsibility for continuous improvement and for the overall education and development of our students, we will ASSIST with identifying and obtaining resources to finance higher education;
DELIVER funds in a timely and equitable manner; and EDUCATE, so that informed financial decisions can be made.



  Contact Information:
   Warren Hall
   MSC 3519
   Harrisonburg, VA 22807
   540-568-7820 (phone) 
   540-568-7994 (fax)
   scholarships@jmu.edu
  

Susan K. Moyers
Associate Director for Grants & Scholarships
Email: moyerssk@jmu.edu   

 

Steven Cox

Assistant Director for Scholarships

Email: coxsn@jmu.edu

 

Vivian Ferris
Scholarship Coordinator

Email: ferrisvl@jmu.edu