Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Professional Education of a Beta Phi Mu Member

The submission deadline for 2015 has passed. Scholarship applications for 2016 will be available from November 15, 2015 to March 15, 2016.

Description

NOTE: ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE.

The Sessa scholarship is awarded to a Beta Phi Mu member to increase his/her professional skills through additional study or attendance at a formal program or workshop. Scholarship will be awarded on: 1) Plan of study; 2) Usefulness of the planned study to the applicant’s present job; and/or 3) Usefulness of the planned study to the applicant’s future professional endeavors. Continuing professional education should not be interpreted exclusively as attendance at a formal program or workshop, but can be activities which will increase the professional skills of the recipient. The scholarship gives very low priority to those applicants who are pursuing a formal degree program.

Requirements

  1. Current Vita.
  2. Name of Beta Phi Mu chapter and year of induction.
  3. One or two page description of applicant’s plan for study and its relevance to the applicant’s present job and plans for the future.

Amount Awarded

$1,500

The recipient of this award is expected to send a brief report of their educational experiences to Beta Phi Mu Headquarters within one year of their completion.

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