Cal Poly Pomona staff members who have been employed at least half-time for at least a year are invited to apply for the Amelia Hammond Staff Scholarship. Awardees will receive $300 scholarships that are to be used for career development or personal job improvement education not currently covered by released-time or fee-waiver programs. Courses may be taken at community colleges, universities, colleges or technical schools. Courses may be taken for credit, non-credit or technical training. Scholarships must be used in the following quarter or semester of receipt. The application deadline is Friday, Sept. 10, at 5 p.m. To request an application, contact Brandi Strand at (909) 869-5376 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.