The JJ Whalen Staff Scholars Committee is currently accepting scholarship applicants for the Fall 2019 semester


Contributed by Jess Shapiro

Established through contributions from staff, faculty, and friends of James J. Whalen, Ithaca College’s 6th president, in honor of his 22 years of service to the College.

This award is granted to eligible staff members in a degree program at Ithaca College. The money can be used to pay for books and defray other educational costs. Candidates for the J.J. Staff Scholar Award must be full-time staff members of the College; matriculated in a degree program; have completed at least 60 credit hours toward an undergraduate degree, or pursuing a graduate-level degree, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Questions? Contact: Jess Shapiro (

To apply for this award, please fill out the on-line form located at:

Deadline for applications is September 27, 2019.