Annual Conference Scholarships

CASE District I provides two conference scholarship opportunities to our membersthe annual conference scholarships and the Development Guild/DDI scholarships. These scholarships cover the full cost of conference registration.

Development Guild/DDI Conference Scholarships

Thanks to a generous sponsorship of Development Guild/DDI, the 2018 CASE District I Conference Committee is able to offer an additional 10 scholarships to any interested conference attendees. Applicants from community colleges, underrepresented geographical areas, and independent schools will be given priority in the selection process. These scholarships will cover the full cost of conference registration. Pre-conference registration is not included. Selection process and criteria are listed below.

Applications for the Development Guild/DDI scholarships are closed.

Annual CASE District I Conference Scholarships

CASE District I offers five scholarships to advancement professionals to attend the annual district conference. The conference scholarship covers the cost of a full conference registration plus one of three pre-conference program tracks: 

Applications for the annual conference scholarships are CLOSED. 

Selection Process and Criteria

A committee of CASE District I volunteers selects recipients on the basis of:

  1. the candidate’s experience;
  2. the candidate’s ability to express him/herself as outlined in the personal essay; and
  3. the candidate’s statement about the resources available for professional development at his/her institution. Preference is given to people from institutions with limited resources.

Weight will be given to qualified candidates who possess characteristics that are underrepresented in the profession and who would contribute to the overall diversity of CASE District I.