Annual Conference Scholarship Nomination

South Carolina Women in Higher Education (SCWHE) is offering scholarships for women graduate students and new professionals in the field of higher education (less than 3 years) to attend the annual conference in February 2018. The scholarship covers the cost of conference registration fees and meals. Travel and accommodation subsistence is the responsibility of the institution, another sponsor or the scholarship recipient.

Nominations for the scholarships should include the graduate student’s/professional’s name, institution, graduate degree program, expected date of graduation or position if already employed, the nominator’s name and institution, and a brief description of how attendance at this conference will benefit the student/new professional in her professional development. The candidate must be currently enrolled/employed in higher education in South Carolina. Limited scholarships will be awarded to qualified applicants.

Nominations must be received by Monday, January 15, 2018. (Note: the deadline to reserve a room at the Beach House Hilton Head is January 22, 2018 or while the conference rate block of rooms is available. Conference details are located on the News/Events page so consider this when submitting your application.) The scholarship nomination form should be emailed, mailed, or faxed to LaNaé Budden, SCWHE Scholarship Chair, Vice President for Students & Dean of Students, Columbia College, Columbia, SC  29203 or lrbriggs@columbiasc.edu. If you have any questions, please call 803-786-3035.