2014 SWCA Conference Scholarships

Oct 30th, 2013 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The Southeastern Writing Center Association   offers competitive scholarships for individuals within the southeast region attending conference for writing center research dissemination and/or professional development. Individuals awarded scholarships will receive a cash award and be recognized on the SWCA website.  Details and  application instructions can be found below and on the SWCA website:  www.iwca-swca.org.

SWCA is currently accepting applications for the following scholarships to support individuals within the SWCA region attending the 2014 SWCA Conference at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, February 6-8.

 

GARY A. OLSON Scholarship      (for  professionals)

Awards: Two $500 scholarships – one with special consideration given for first-time presenters. Named in honor of SWCA co-founder Gary A. Olson.

 

TOM WALDREP Scholarship     (for students)

Awards: Two $500 scholarships – one with special consideration given for first-time presenters. Named in honor of SWCA co-founder Tom Waldrep.

 

TRAVEL Scholarship      (for students or professionals)

Awards: Two $250 scholarships

Eligibility:                             

Applicants must have active membership as individuals or under institutional memberships during the year of the conference. Applicants for student scholarships must be affiliated with a writing center within twelve months of the conference for which they seek a scholarship.

Application Process:

To apply for a 2014 SWCA Scholarship, please email the following materials as attachments to Dr. Karen Keaton Jackson, SWCA  Scholarship Committee Chair, at kkjackson@nccu.edu:

  • A written statement of 250 words articulating

1)        for which scholarship you  are applying;

2)        that you  seek that scholarship; and

3)        how receiving the scholarship might benefit you, your writing center, the region, and/or the field

  • a  copy  of  your accepted conference proposal     (if you are presenting)

Deadline:

pplication materials must be   received no later than November 26, 2013.  Scholarship recipients will be notified at least three weeks prior to the conference for which they seek a scholarship.

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