Five scholarships are offered by CASE District VIII to enable newcomers in advancement to attend the annual District Conference. Scholarships will cover registration fees for the conference and the pre-conference 'New Advancement Professionals Workshop. Lodging and travel are not included.
Any new professional (no more than three years of experience) who works in alumni administration, educational fundraising, institutional relations, periodicals, publications, or the management of these areas at a CASE member institution or at a non-profit organization affiliated with CASE as an Educational Associate is eligible.
He or she must have moved into a new professional area within the past three years. For example, moving from one type of work to another within the same professional area - such as annual fund to planned giving; all within Advancement but within a different area with new/different responsibilities.
Previous winners are not eligible for this scholarship.
The ideal applicant expresses a high degree of motivation and promise and is from an institution with limited resources for staff development.
The CASE VIII Board of Directors' policy prescribes that judges give special consideration to minorities and professionals from institutions who may otherwise not be able to attend.
To be considered for the scholarship, submit your completed application and required documentation by Monday, December 17, 2012 to the District VIII Committee on Opportunity & Equity Chair.
For questions or for more information about the CASE District VIII Newcomers' Scholarship Program, please contact:
University of Montana