SCWHE Conference Scholarships for Women Graduate Students and/or New Professionals

South Carolina Women in Higher Education (SCWHE) is offering scholarships for women graduate students and new professionals in the field of higher education (3 years or less) to attend the annual conference in March 2020.  The scholarship covers the cost of conference registration fees and meals.  Travel and accommodation subsistence is the responsibility of the institution, another sponsor and/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 application form is included with this announcement. Limited scholarships will be awarded to qualified applicants.  

Deadline for nominations is Friday, January 31, 2020.* (Note: the deadline to reserve a room at Hampton Inn Travelers Rest is February 6, 2020 or while the conference rate block of rooms is available. Information is also located on the SCWHE website so consider this when submitting your scholarship application, conference registration and room reservation.)

Complete your application online or submit the Word document form by email, scanned or mailed, to:

LaNaé Budden
SCWHE Scholarship Chair
Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students
Columbia College
1301 Columbia College Drive
Columbia, SC 29203  
(803) 786-3035 (Office)