Education - Dallas Chapter Scholarships

    Lena Graham Memorial Scholarship

    The Lena Graham Memorial Scholarship is being offered this year in honor of our long time chapter administrator, Lena Graham.
     
    A $500 scholarship, donated by the Doubletree Hotel, will be awarded to a deserving member at the annual Awards Banquet in November for use in the following calendar year. Applications for the scholarship are open to all active members in good standing with the Dallas Chapter American Payroll Association.  Board Directors and Officers are not eligible for this scholarship award. For more information, please e-mail the Scholarship Committee at: scholarship@apadallas.com, or go to the Education tab on our website and click on the scholarships section.

    2016 Lena Graham Memorial Scholarship applications are due by October 4, 2016.   The winner will be notified by November 1, 2016 and recognized at the Dallas APA's Annual Awards Night.

    Click here to download the Lena Graham Scholarship Application


     

      Bonnie Brown Memorial Scholarship

    The Bonnie Brown Memorial Scholarship fund was started in 1995 in honor of the groundbreaking work of past chapter President, Bonnie Brown, in the area of payroll education. Bonnie dedicated herself to the education of Payroll Professionals by starting the Dallas Chapter Education Department prior to her untimely death. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving member each year at the annual Awards Banquet in November for use in the following calendar year. It is open to all active members in good standing with the Dallas Chapter American Payroll Association. Board Directors and Officers are not eligible for this scholarship award.
    In order to be considered for the Bonnie Brown Memorial Scholarship, please complete the following application and submit it no later than October 4, 2016 to scholarship@apadallas.com. See the bottom of page 2 for additional simple submission instructions.

    The winner of the scholarship will be notified by phone as soon as the scholarship committee has made the selection but no later than November 1, 2016. This information will remain confidential until the formal public announcement and scholarship presentation at the Awards Night on November.

    Click here to download the Bonnie Brown Scholarship Application


     

    Misty Roper Memorial Scholarship

    The Misty Roper Memorial Scholarship fund was started in 2015 in honor of an exceptional payroll professional, driven to educate and mentor.  Misty was payroll administrator for the City of Coppell for more than 20 years, served on the Dallas Chapter Board for several years, and served on the Texas Payroll Conference Board for over five years, ending as Vice President in 2005. Misty passed away on December 14, 2007. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in her memory to a deserving member each year at the annual Awards Banquet in November for use in the following calendar year. Scholarships are open to all active members in good standing with the Dallas Chapter American Payroll Association. *Dallas Chapter Board Directors and Officers” are not eligible for this scholarship award, please complete the following application and submit it no later than October 4, 2016 to scholarship@apadallas.com. See the bottom of page 2 for additional simple submission instructions.

    The winner of the scholarship will be notified by phone as soon as the scholarship committee has made the selection but no later than November 1, 2016. This information will remain confidential until the formal public announcement and scholarship presentation at the Awards Night on November.

    Click here to download the Misty Roper Scholarship Application

     


     

    Bonnie Brown & Misty Roper Scholarship Applications

    Bonnie Brown and Misty Roper Scholarship Applications are due by October 2nd.

    The winners will be notified by November 1st and recognized at the Dallas APA's Annual Awards Night & Vendor Fair that takes place in November.

     

    For more information, please e-mail the Scholarship Committee ateducation@apadallas.com

     

     

    Past Recipients of the Bonnie Brown Scholarship:

    • 2015    Sheena Neel
    • 2014    Susan Charles, CPP
    • 2013     Martha Baxter, CPP
    • 2012     Kerri Goodson, CPP
    • 2011     Becky Mather, CPP
    • 2010     Allen Niemynski
    • 2009     Jennifer Bryson
    • 2008     Jerri Martin, CPP
    • 2007     Robyn Williamson, CPP
    • 2006     Paula Ortiz
    • 2005     Brenda Smith
    • 2004     Alentina Washburn, CPP
    • 2003     Josie Collins, CPP
    • 2002     Francie Al-Waely

     
    Past Recipients of the Misty Roper Scholarship:

    • 2015    Angela Neave

     

     


    APA's Payroll Education Grants

    The American Payroll Association also offers multiple educational grants at the national level.  For more information, please visit the APA's Payroll Education Grants page.