Committee on Scholarships advises the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships on policy and procedures for awarding scholarships; participates in review of applications and selection of scholarship recipients.
Charge and Responsibilities
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.
|Committee Member||Department||School/College/Admin Unit||Position||Term||Committee Position|
|Kyle Peterson||Accounting||Lundquist College of Business||Associate Professor||'22-'23||Teaching Faculty, Lundquist College of Business|
|Karrie Walters||College of Education||Senior Instructor||'21-'22, '22-'23||Teaching Faculty, College of Education|
|Eric Priest||School of Law||Associate Professor||'21-'22, '22-'23||Teaching Faculty, School of Law|
|Craig Phillips||Music||School of Music and Dance||Assistant Professor||'21-'22, '22-'23||Teaching Faculty, School of Music and Dance|
|Thomas Bivins||School of Journalism and Communication||Professor||'21-'22, '22-'23||Teaching Faculty, School of Journalism and Communications|
|Kaori Idemaru||East Asian Languages||College of Arts and Sciences||Associate Professor||'20-'21, '21-'22||Teaching Faculty, College of Arts & Sciences - Humanities|
|Michael Aguilera||Sociology||College of Arts and Sciences||Associate Professor||'20-'21, '21-'22||Teaching Faculty, College of Arts & Sciences - Social Sciences|
|Jovencio de la Paz||College of Design||Assistant Professor||'21-'22, '22-'23||Teaching Faculty, College of Design|
|Vacant||College of Arts and Sciences||Teaching Faculty, At-Large|
|Vacant||Teaching Faculty, College of Arts & Sciences - Natural Sciences|
|Jim Rawlins||Admissions||Student Services and Enrollment Management||Assistant Vice President and Director of Admissions||N/A||ExOfficio, Director of Admissions|
|Lynn Nester||Physical Education and Recreation||Student Life||Director||N/A||ExOfficio, Vice President for Student Life|
|Michelle Holdway||Financial Aid and Scholarships||Student Services and Enrollment Management||Associate Director and Coordinator for University Scholarships||N/A||ExOfficio, Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships|
|Kelly Pembleton||Division of Equity and Inclusion||Assistant Vice President and Chief of Staff||N/A||ExOfficio, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion|
|Paul Timmins||University Career Center||Student Life||Executive Director||N/A||ExOfficio, Director of Career Center|
|Jessica Rotter||UO Foundation||Communications Specialist||N/A||ExOfficio, Director of UO Foundation|
Membership of the Committee on Scholarships is not fixed and includes at least one teaching faculty member from each of the professional schools and each of the three major divisions (Humanities, Social Science and Natural Science) within the College of Arts and Sciences. Traditionally membership consists of 10-12 teaching faculty, two students (who are recused from reviewing applications from their peer group), plus the following ex officio members or their designees: Director of Admissions, Vice President for Student Life, Director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, Director of Career Center, and Director of UO Foundation.
a) Chair: elected from the committee membership
b) Convener: Director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships or designee
c) Staff: Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
Election Schedule for Chair
At the first meeting
Length of Term
a) Non-Students (faculty, OA’s, OR’s, Classified): 2 years
b) Students: 1 year
c) Ex Officio: Indefinite
a) For the Chair: 1 term
b) For Committee Members: 2 terms
c) Ex officio: none
Frequency of Meetings
Three meetings per academic year
The Committee on Scholarships shall provide a report to the University Senate. At a minimum this report shall be in the form of an annual written report submitted by the Committee Chair to the Senate President and Senate Executive Coordinator no later than June 1. The committee shall also make additional written or oral reports to the Senate as necessary.
Michelle Holdway, firstname.lastname@example.org