Epsilon Sigma Phi
The Extension Professionals' Organization

Scholarships & Grants:  Angus Scholarship

Richard R. Angus Professional Development Scholarship

Required documents for a complete application:


December 1

(An additional call for applications on May 1 may be made pending funding and board approval.)


Epsilon Sigma Phi, through the ESP Development Fund, provides funds for scholarships not to exceed $1,000 per member to encourage, stimulate, and support professional development through participation in courses, seminars, conferences or workshops. Number of awards vary pending funds available.


  • ESP members whose dues are paid for the previous year and the current year by February 1 are eligible for this scholarship.
  • Scholarships will be awarded based of the following criteria:

Followed application procedures

5 points

Relevance and potential of proposed study to the overall
Professional development of the applicant

40 points

Relevance of proposed study to their state's emphasis on

40 points

Involvement in ESP

15 points


100 points

 Selection Process:

  • The Scholarships, Grants and Recognition Committee will submit selection recommendations to the National ESP Board.
  • Regional representation will be considered; however, discretion will be used depending on the number and quality of applications.

Reimbursement Procedure:

Funds must be used within one year of announcement of award. Upon completion of study, the scholarship recipient will forward to the ESP Executive Director:

  • Request for scholarship payment.
  • Proof of participation.
  • Financial statement including receipts showing payment for registration fees, travel, lodging, etc.
  • Brief report for possible use in ESP Connection Newsletter.


Contact the National ESP Scholarships, Grants and Recognition Committee Chair.

To submit an application, click here.

Epsilon Sigma Phi is a
501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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Newnan, GA 30263

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