Dr. Mary L. Pankowski Returning Student Endowment Fund Scholarship

Recipient must be an adult student returning to school after a break in education with financial need.

One of the purposes of this scholarship is to increase diversity at Florida State University. Any student may apply to be considered for the award; however, it is the preference of the donor that the recipient be 23 years of age or older.

Mary L. Pankowski, Esq., Ph.D. and Mr. Joseph M. Pankowski
Supplemental Questions
  1. Submit a personal statement encompassing the following: your previous education, employment, personal and family experiences, your academic professional aspiration, why you want to attend the university at this time, whether you have changed your field and what caused you to change, your perception of your abilities, and any other comments relevant to your application.
  2. Submit a statement that clearly expresses what this scholarship would mean to you personally/professionally if you were the successful candidate. How would the awarding of this scholarship impact your personal/professional life? This statement is an important part of the application and should be strong and convincing.
  3. Submit a statement describing your financial need. Your statement of financial need is a very important part of the scholarship application and should demonstrate strong financial need for the awarding of this scholarship.
  4. Provide the name and email address of three individuals, one of which must be from a current or former professor or employer, who will submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf?
    • Name and Email Address