Education - Dallas Chapter Scholarships

    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, around 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, who has 5 years or less of payroll experience and has not obtained their FPC or CPP designation.  This scholarship offers $1000 of DAPA education classes as well as a copy of the 2018 Payroll Source The scholarship must be used in the following year and the recipient of this award cannot have previously won a DAPA scholarship. All registrations will be completed by the Education or Associate Education Director.  The Bonnie Brown Memorial Scholarship is open to all active members who meet this criteria and are in good standing with the Dallas Chapter American Payroll Association. Board Directors and Officers are not eligible for this scholarship award.  If you are interested in the Bonnie Brown Scholarship, please click the link to complete and submit the application no later than February 8, 2018 to Scholarship@apadallas.com.

    The winner of the scholarship will be notified by phone as soon as the scholarship committee has made the selection but no later than February 22, 2018. This information will remain confidential until the formal public announcement and scholarship presentation at the Awards Night in March 2018.

    Click here to download the Bonnie Brown Memorial 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 $500 scholarship will be awarded in her memory to a deserving member, who has their FPC or CPP certification.  The scholarship must be used in the following year and the recipient of this award cannot have previously won a DAPA scholarship.  The scholarship must be used for payroll related recertification classes to receive reimbursement.

    The Misty Roper Memorial Scholarship is open to all active members who meet this criteria and are in good standing with the Dallas Chapter American Payroll Association. Dallas Chapter Board Directors and Officers are not eligible to apply for this scholarship award. If you are interested in applying for the Misty Roper Scholarship, click the link and complete and submit the application no later than February 8, 2018 to scholarship@apadallas.com.

    The winner of the scholarship will be notified by phone as soon as the scholarship committee has made the selection but no later than February 22, 2018. This information will remain confidential until the formal public announcement and scholarship presentation at the Awards Night in March 2018.

     Click here to download the Misty Roper Memorial Scholarship Application

     


     

    Bonnie Brown & Misty Roper Scholarship Applications

    Bonnie Brown and Misty Roper Scholarship Applications are due February 8, 2018.

    The winners will be notified no later than February 22, 2018 and recognized at the Dallas APA's Annual Awards Night in March 2018..

     

    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.