Awards

Staff Scholarship Application Start Date: *Staff Council Scholarship Applications have closed early.

 

*Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Staff Council Scholarship Endowment application at www.usmfoundation.com/go will no longer be open for additional fall scholarship applications. Please check back after the first of the year for spring Staff Council scholarship opportunities.

 

Purpose: To recognize university staff employees for dedication, leadership, services and unselfish contribution of time and effort in the promotion of the mission and goals of the University.

Criteria: Staff member that has completed at least one semester of study towards a degree at The University of Southern Mississippi; Minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average; Must be enrolled in a minimum of 3 to 6 credit hours. Staff member must not have been awarded the scholarship within the last year. Current Staff Council members are not eligible to apply for the scholarship. Student Employees and GA’s are not eligible for this scholarship. 

 Instructions: 

  1. Log in to www.usmfoundation.com/go and fully complete the Foundations general application. 
  2. Once you have completed the general application, click the "Opportunities" dropdown to search for and complete the Staff Council Scholarship Endowment application.

  

Please note that for full eligibility, both the Foundation’s general application and the Staff Council Scholarship Endowment application must be completed.  Those that have not completed both applications will be disqualified.  

 

Staff Council Service Award

Purpose: To recognize a university employee for dedication, leadership, services and unselfish contribution of time and effort in the promotion of the mission and goals of the University.

Criteria: Any part-time or full-time employee with a minimum of one year of continuous service to Southern Miss is eligible. A person may receive the award once in a 3-year time period. No current Staff Council member can be eligible for the Staff Council Service Award.

Nomination Application

Deadline for submission: April 15 

 

Staff Excellence Awards

Purpose: To recognize university staff employees for dedication, leadership, services and unselfish contribution of time and effort in the promotion of the mission and goals of the University.

The Staff Excellence Award is presented through the Department of Human Resources.  For more information, please see the Employment & HR website.