2018 EAA Scholarship Timeline

  • At the start of April, the Scholarship Program will be advertised on the EAA website and announced in the monthly Stewards meeting.
  • All applications along with completed documentation for the annual scholarship program shall be submitted to the EAA Office by the close of the business of the last Friday in the month of April.
  • EAA staff shall screen the applications to verify that the applicants are immediate family members of voluntary dues paying members. 
  • EAA staff shall make copies of the applications and remove names of applicants on the copied version.
  • The copied version of the applications shall be scanned and emailed to each member on the Scholarship Committee for review by the first Wednesday in the month of May.
  • Applications that are submitted by agency fee members shall be informed in writing by EAA staff that they are not eligible, the reason why, and an authorization for pay roll deduction form if they chose to become a voluntary dues paying member. 
  • The EAA Scholarship Committee shall review the scanned applications.
  • An EAA Scholarship Committee meeting will be held after each committee member has reviewed the applications.
  • The EAA Scholarship Committee meeting will make a motion with a recommendation to go on the Board of Governors meeting agenda. The scanned applications (without the names) shall be emailed to each governor prior to the Board of Governors meeting for their review.
  • The scholarship awardees shall be notified in writing. The notification shall also inform the awardees that they MUST be present at the award ceremony, held during the Board of Governors meeting, to be awarded their scholarship check. Failure to attend results in the relinquishment of the scholarship.
  • If a recipient cannot be present at the Board of Governors meeting, it shall be decided on a case by case basis if the scholarship will be presented at a later date or if the recipient should be disqualified. If the recipient is disqualified, the scholarship may be presented to the next highest ranking applicant.