TASCOE ScholarshipScholarships

(See Policy details at bottom of page)

Committee:

Scholarships, Nancy Niedergeses, Chair

Scholarships, Nancy Niedergeses, Chair

Nancy Niedergeses, Chair – Lawrence/Wayne

237 Waterloo street
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
(931) 762-6913 ext. 105
nancy.niedergeses@tn.usda.gov

Joann Reece – Johnson         Donnell Ford – Dekalb/Cannon
Virginia Johnson – Henry     Susan Chambers – Tipton

2014 SCHOLARSHIP REPORT

The 2014 TASCOE Scholarship Committee received 4 TASCOE Scholarship Applications and 1 Associate Member Application, all Scholarship application met eligibility requirements.

The 2013-2014 TASCOE Directors approved all submitted application for 2014. See list below:

  • Donte’ Demonbreum son of Teneia Woodard Robertson/Davidson CO PT
  • Hayden Elizabeth Dykes daughter of Perry Dykes CED Hawkins/Hancock FSA
  • Elle Peggy Johnson daughter of Lynn Johnson CED Marion/Sequatchie FSA
  • Rachel Lochridge Daughter of Mary & Randy Lochridge, PT & DD

Associate Member:

  • Keaton Gibson son of Pat Gibson STO Program Specialist

Photos of Scholarships presented in person at 2014 TASCOE Convention

Barbara Clay presenting Scholarship award to Keaton Gibson son of Pat Gibson STO Program Specialist

Barbara Clay presenting Scholarship award to Keaton Gibson son of Pat Gibson STO Program Specialist

Barbara Clay presenting Scholarship award to sister of Rachel Lochridge Daughter of Mary and Randy Lochridge, PT and DD

Barbara Clay presenting Scholarship award to sister of Rachel Lochridge Daughter of Mary and Randy Lochridge, PT and DD

2014 Scholarship Recipients

2014 Scholarship Recipients

TASCOE SCHOLARSHIP POLICY

Amended: 9-17-00
9-24-04

Purpose

To assist TASCOE members in providing advanced education for their eligible dependents.

Application

Applicants must complete the NASCOE Scholarship Application.

Link to NASCOE Scholarship Page

Award Limitations

The TASCOE Scholarship Committee shall make recommendations to the TASCOE Board of Directors for approval.

Full Membership Scholarship(s) – $500
Recommend the number of scholarships for award yearly, as determined by the number of eligible applications and funds available. Scholarships may be provided to an eligible applicant only once and is limited to $500.

Associate Member Scholarship – $250
Recommend only one scholarship for award yearly, subject to the availability of funds. Associate scholarship may be provided to an eligible applicant only once and is limited to $250.

Eligibility

Full Membership Eligibility – $500 Scholarship
The applicant must be a TASCOE member, member’s spouse, member’s legal dependent. The TASCOE member must be a permanent County Office employee with 5 consecutive years of paid membership or membership since becoming a permanent FSA employee. The applicant must be either a high school senior or a full-time college student; up to the Bachelor Degree level. Full-time is defined as a minimum of 12 credit hours. A minimum of a “C” average (using the 4.0 system) in both their junior and senior years of high school or as a college student is required.

Associate Membership Eligibility — $250 Scholarship
The applicant must be a TASCOE Associate Member’s child or legal dependent. The TASCOE Associate member must be a full-time FSA employee (ineligible for full TASCOE membership) with 5 consecutive years of membership. The applicant must be either a high school senior or a full-time college student; up to the Bachelor Degree level. Full-time is defined as a minimum of 12 credit hours. A minimum of a “C” average (using the 4.0 system) in both their junior and senior years of high school or as a college student is required.

Use of Award

The award must be used to defray expenses incidental to the student’s attendance at a four-year college, university, community college, or commercial or trade school which is accredited by the Department of Education of that State. The awardees must satisfactorily complete at least one semester of schooling or return the money!

Evaluation Criteria

All sources of information concerning each applicant will be considered such as school records, employment, work experience, and reference letters. All applicants will be evaluated on the basis of:

Ability: this shall include both mental and physical factors which might take into effect the applicant’s ability to benefit by further education. This will be judged by available school and health records and any other information which may reflect on the student’s ability.
Incentive Assistance: all pertinent information relative to the student’s desire to continue his/her education and to the other financial resources available to meet the student’s desire will be considered.
Other Personal Characteristics: any other personal characteristics such as initiative, industry, persistence, leadership ability, personal and social adjustment which might affect student success will be considered.

Submission of Application

All applications must be forwarded to the TASCOE Scholarship Chairperson no later than January 30th.

Selection Procedure

The TASCOE Scholarship Committee will use the NASCOE score sheet to make selections. The Chairperson will coordinate the review process and will tabulate scores and report final recommendations.

Time of Selection

The TASCOE Scholarship Committee Chairperson will make recommendations to the TASCOE Board of Directors at the March (spring) Directors’ Meeting.

Presentation of Awards

The TASCOE President and Convention Chairperson shall make arrangements for the presentation of award(s) at the annual convention.

 

 

 

Awards, Scholarship, Emblems Committee Chairperson Duties

TASCOE combines Awards, Scholarship, and Emblems into one
Committee. The Chairperson is tasked to make sure that all
members are informed of the availability, eligibility, and
application periods of each program that falls under these areas.