Staff Council Rodger Peters Staff Scholarship - University of Houston
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Staff Council Rodger Peters Staff Scholarship provides opportunities for UH staff members to develop their skills through a degree program or job-related course(s).

This scholarship rewards those who demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence.

At present, there is insufficient funds in Staff Council Rodger Peters Staff Scholarship's fund to allow us to provide this scholarship. We hope to be able to offer it in the near future.

If you would like to help, please consider contributing to this fund by going here: https://giving.uh.edu/uhgivesback/.   

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

  • Criteria

    In order to be considered for the Staff Council Rodger Peters Staff Scholarship, recipients:

    • Must be employed in a full-time, benefits-eligible position at the UH for at least two years.
    • Must be a student in good academic standing or a newly accepted admission.
    • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to the University in two areas: service and staff excellence.
    • May not be a recipient of Staff Council Rodger Peters Staff Scholarship award for the previous two consecutive years.
    • Recipient may not accept any other Staff Council and Women and Gender Resource Center Scholarship Award for the same academic year.
  • How to Apply

    At present, there is insufficient funds in Staff Council Rodger Peters Staff Scholarship's fund to allow us to provide this scholarship. We hope to be able to offer it in the near future.

    Past applicats submitted an application packet containing the following information:

    • Completed application.
    • All college transcripts. The transcripts do not have to be official copies, but these copies must be legible.
    • Typed essay (maximum one page, double-spaced, 12 point font, no exception) explaining your professional objectives and a personal statement regarding why you believe you should receive this scholarship.
    • Two letters of recommendation. Letters should be as specific as possible.

Past Recipients

  • 2019-2020

    2019 -2020 Staff Council Rodger Peters Scholarship Recipient

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    Kailey Posterick (Learning Abroad)

  • Prior Years

    2018 -2019 Staff Council Rodger Peters Scholarship Recipient

    Andy Moon

     

    2017 -2018 Staff Council Rodger Peters Scholarship Recipients

    Keri Myrick
    Tan Feng Pao

     

    2016 -2017 Staff Council Rodger Peters Scholarship Recipients

    Elizabeth Giron
    Maria Honey 

     

  • Honoring Rodger Peters

    Rodger Peters was an University of Houston (UH) alumnus, a dedicated Staff Council member, and strong advocate for the betterment of UH and its staff. Peters worked for UH since 1990. During his tenure at the university, he was employed by the Office of Student Affairs and recently, the UH Health Center, where he served as a biostatistician and an epidemiologist.

    Rodger was also a leading figure in the success of UH’s DisAbility Awareness Week (DAW) every year through his tireless efforts to plan, coordinate and procure the needed funding in order to make it happen.

  • Support Staff Council Scholarships

    The Staff Council Rodger Peters Staff Scholarship is made possible by the continuous support from fellow staff members, friends and family.

    You can pledge to the scholarship fund online by visiting UH Gives Back or by submitting the Faculty/Staff Donation form for payroll deduction.