Application Process:

  • Submit an Activities Resume
  • Submit Name/Email of Person Writing Letter of Recommendation

Students Who Apply for the Student Leadership Scholarships are applying for all three scholarships and therefore will only need one letter of recommendation for the "Student Leadership Scholarships"

Robert L. Moore Scholarship

The Robert L. Moore Scholarship a memorial tribute to Bob Moore, a 1976 USI graduate.  Created in 1985 through donations from Alpha Omega Psi Alumni and the Moore family to remember Bob for his perseverance in his fight against cancer, it serves as a tribute to Bob’s positive attitude, sense of unselfishness and his constant concern for others in spite of his own deteriorating health.  It is awarded annually to the person who best meets the qualities and spirit always demonstrated by Bob Moore.

This year, one Robert L. Moore scholarship will be given in the amount of $500.

Alpha Omega Psi Alumni Memorial Scholarship

The Alpha Omega Psi Memorial Scholarship was first awarded in 2001 through donations from the Alpha Omega Psi Alumni chapter. Alpha Omega Psi was a local social fraternity at USI from 1969 until they affiliated with Alpha Kappa Lambda national fraternity in January of 1987. The purpose of Alpha Omega Psi, to establish an atmosphere of fellowship; to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood; to be of service to the community; to aid in the development of its members and to promote the system of higher education, is still carried on by alumni of the original group.

This year, Alpha Omega Psi will be presenting four scholarships, each in the amount of $500.

Sherrianne Standley University Service Scholarship

The Sherrianne Standley University Service Scholarship will be awarded for the first time in 2008. The USI Alumni Association created and funds this award as a tribute to Standley who retired as VP of USI Advancement in 2007. The award was presented to Standley in grateful recognition of her tireless dedication to and always enthusiastic support of the University and its alumni, her unflagging commitment to excellence in every endeavor, and her stellar representation of the university to the community. It is awarded annually to a student who demonstrates commitment to university and community service activities as well as to academic achievement.

This year, one Sherrianne Standley University Service Scholarship will be given in the amount of $1,500

Eligibility criteria for 2015 Scholarships

The scholarships will be awards to  a current USI student (to be used by a sophomore, junior, or senior during the 2014-2015 academic year) who best demonstrates the ideals of which the individual scholarships are created. exceptional commitment to and involvement in USI campus activities, community activities, and academic achievement. The recipient is chosen by the Student Development Advisory Committee. The award may be used for tuition, fees, and/or books.


Completed Nominations Due 
11:59 p.m. March 12th, 2015

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