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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2024 CONFERENCE

GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

In an effort to expand interest and knowledge of the career counseling and college recruiting fields, and in order to encourage graduate students in relevant programs to assume a professional identity and leadership following graduation, North Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers (NCACE) has created a graduate student scholarship for the annual conference.


2024 Graduate Student Scholarship Google Form


Qualifications:

● Current graduate student in North Carolina or accepted into a related North Carolina graduate program at the time of application

● First time attendee at a NCACE Conference

● Interest in career services, recruiting, and/or human resources as a future career

● Commitment to professional development

● Availability to attend the 2024 NCACE Conference, May 15-17, 2024 in Wilmington, NC


Application Requirements:

● Resume

● Answering these questions: Why are you interested in attending the 2024 NCACE Annual Conference? What do you hope to gain by attending this

conference?

● Recommendation Letter (1) – from supervisor or professor

● If entering a graduate program for Fall 2024, must provide a copy of admittance letter or other verification proof, containing name of the school and program.


Application Procedure:

● Submit the documents detailed above to the NCACE 2024 Conference Graduate Student Scholarship Committee through this Google form by March 1, 2024.

● The scholarship recipient will be notified by March 15, 2024.

● The scholarship recipient will have until March 22, 2024 to accept the scholarship with the acknowledgement of their duties as a recipient.

● The scholarship recipient will then receive information about membership, conference registration, and virtual conference details.


Duties of Scholarship Recipient:

● Attend the conference and participate in programs and breakout sessions

● Compose a submission for the NCACE newsletter (within one month of the conference) describing their experience and what they learned

● Carry out a social media Take-over during the conference

● Act as a room host for at least one program during the conference

● Optional: Participate in the NCACE Mentorship Program for the following year (2024-2025)


Benefits for Scholarship Recipient:

● 1 year NCACE Membership

● Conference Registration Fee

● Hotel Accommodations

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP

In an effort to expand participation and engagement from underrepresented institutions such as community colleges and HBCUs, NCACE has created a professional development scholarship for the annual conference to support professionals whose institutions have financial constraints.

2024 Professional Development Scholarship Google Form

Application Requirements:

● Resume

● Answering these questions: How attending NCACE 2024 Conference will enhance your work/professional life? Demonstrate financial need through a brief overview of budget restraints/restrictions faced by your organization.


Qualifications:

● Demonstrate financial need

● Availability to attend the 2024 NCACE Conference, May 15-17, 2024 in Wilmington, NC

Application Procedure:

● Submit the documents detailed above to the NCACE 2024 Conference Graduate Student Scholarship Committee through this Google form by March 1, 2024

● The scholarship recipient will be notified by March 15, 2024

● The scholarship recipient will have until March 22, 2024 to accept the scholarship with the acknowledgement of their duties as a recipient

● The scholarship recipient will then receive information about membership, conference registration, and virtual conference details


Duties of Scholarship Recipient:

● Attend the conference and participate in programs and breakout sessions

● Write a submission for the NCACE newsletter (within one month of the conference) describing their experience and what they learned.

● Carry out a social media Take-over during the conference

● Act as a room host for at least one program during conference


Benefits for Scholarship Recipient:

● 1 year NCACE membership

● Conference Registration Fee

● Hotel Accommodations


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