Charge of General University Scholarship Committee: The Committee on Scholarships shall be responsible to advise the Office of Financial Aid on policy and procedures for the awarding of scholarships, and to participate in the review of applications and the selection of candidates for scholarships. The committee shall determine the criteria for the awarding of scholarships and shall review applicant files. Successful applicants and level of aid shall also be determined by the committee.
Membership: Jim Buch, Christi Browning, Priscilla Elder, Carla Gary, Susan Gary, Jim Gilmour (coordinator), Lynn Kahle (chair), Heidi Kirkpatrick, Sana Krusoe, Cathleen Leue, Martha Pitts, Martha Ravits, Ann Reeder, Gail Unruh, Glennis Yost (assistant).
606 students were paid $1,514,268 from 54 separate funds for the 2001-02 academic year. Annual scholarship awards ranged from $750 to $5000. Awards were made from the following funds: Robert P. Booth, J. H. Bosard, Bowerman/Scharpf, Roland Bradley, Edith Chambers, Class of 1935, Norton Cowden, Leon A Culbertson, Henry and Ethel Ditzel, Craig Eagleson, Lt. Leslie Endicott, William Frager Memorial, Maradel Gale/Florence Krummel Pacific Islands, General Development, Charles F. Goettling, Jr, Alison Hearn Memorial, Marion Hearn Memorial, Elma Hendricks, Hendricks-Goodrich, Harry and David Holmes, Louise Ingle, Richard W. Johnson, Ida M. Kleist, Robert Knapp Memorial, Charles Koyl ll, Clarice Krieg, Archie and Lilth Ruff, , Eve H McCool, Merit Tuition, Edwin A. Meserve Class of 1935, Grace Morris, Andrew Moursund, Clara Nasholm, Oregon Dads, Joni Paulson, Harold and Leilee Rieter, Loretta S. Rossman, Mary E. Russell, Edward Farrell Rust, Dorothy Sherman, Julio Silva, Joseph K. Starr, William H. Stenhjem, Jr., William W. Stout, Ethel and Laverne Stone, Paul and Helen Weiser, Juan Young Trust, Lois Zimmerman, UO Presidential, and Presidential and Laurel Fee Remission.
The Committee held three formal meetings throughout the academic year. Fall term a chair was elected, the charge and calendar were presented to the committee members, the system of evaluation was discussed, and members of admission and financial aid staff were authorized to serve as evaluators of freshmen applications. During the winter term meeting training was conducted, and file distribution discussed. Each committee member was responsible to evaluate up to 150 applications. Applicant files were evaluated based on the following: 1) the student's academic profile including quality of coursework, grade point average, test scores and other academic achievements; 2) the faculty letter of recommendation; 3) the student's level of commitment to extra-curricular activites; 4) quality of written essay. During spring term, the full committee will meet to select Bowerman recipients, and make recommendations for the subsequent year's scholarship application, evaluation, and process.
2001-02 2002-03 # increase % increase Freshmen 2393 2705 312 13.0 Sophomore 311 418 107 34.4 Junior/Senior 352 430 78 22.2 Grad/Law 126 181 55 43.6 TOTAL 3182 3734 552 17.3
22%, 821 of the 3734 applicants were offered a scholarship.
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