Epsilon Sigma Phi
The Extension Professionals' Organization

Scholarships & Grants:  Redinger Scholarship

Redinger Administrative Leader Scholarship

Required documents for a complete application:


May 1


  • Epsilon Sigma Phi, through the ESP Development Fund, has established this scholarship to promote continued professional development for eligible members to attend the National ESP Conference.
  • The scholarship is to be used to defray the cost of attending the National ESP Conference.
  • Scholarships of $1,000.00 each will be awarded annually to outstanding administrators/leaders based on accomplishments. Number of awards vary annually pending funds available.


  • ESP members whose dues are paid for the current year (by February 1) and who are first-time attendees at the National ESP Conference are eligible.
  • Eligible recipients include county, regional, state, national and program administrators / leaders.
  • Recipients must agree to attend the entire National ESP Conference.

Judging criteria:



Follow application procedure/preparation of application

10 points

Administrative impact on programs:

Meets new concerns and interests of Extension employees and clientele

10 points

Resources obtained...cooperators, volunteers, special funds, etc.

15 points

Innovative methods

20 points

Results, future implication

20 points

Special honors / recognition

5 points

Describe value of membership in professional organizations to Extension employees

20 points

Total Points


Reimbursement Procedure:

Funds must be used within one year of announcement of award. 

  • 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.

To submit an application, click here.

To request payment, click here.

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

55 Walton Place Drive
Newnan, GA 30263

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