Student Scholarship Program
CASE V offers those individuals currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student a unique opportunity to receive financial assistance to attend the December CASE District V Conference and the Institute for New Professionals. The CASE V Student Scholarship Program helps prepare undergraduate and graduate students for careers in institutional advancement (alumni and/or constituent relations, development, and communications).
Applicants are asked to delay registering for the conference until notified of the award selection. All applicants will be informed of a decision prior to the Early Bird registration deadline.
To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must:
- be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a CASE member institution within District V (This award is not intended for full-time professionals who are also enrolled in graduate programs.)
- be affiliated with some aspect of the advancement program at his/her institution (e.g., employment in one of the professional areas indicated above, or participation in a student-alumni or foundation organization)
- be interested in pursuing a career in the advancement field
- have a sponsor who is associated with the applicable institution
Five scholarship recipients will receive:
- complimentary registration to the CASE District V Conference in Chicago (including the Saturday Institute for New Professionals and the Grand Luncheon)
- three nights accommodations at Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers
- a mentor assigned by career interest
Student recipients will participate in the newcomers program as well as in the full range of workshops and professional enrichment sessions, including round tables and special interest sessions. Recipients will also be able to access the vendor exhibit area and career placement center.
The total value of the scholarship is over $700. Institutions endorsing winners are asked to fund transportation and meals.
- Submit the application by August 30, 2019.
- Submit a statement of career objectives including a description of what you hope to learn from this conference (maximum of 500 words)
- Submit a resume or statement of educational and work experience highlighting employment, campus or civic activities related to institutional advancement
- Submit a letter of recommendation from sponsor
- Submit a current electronic photograph appropriate for use in print and presentations
All applicants will be informed of a decision by September 27, 2019.