C&NN is pleased to offer scholarship assistance for the 2017 International Conference to be held in Vancouver, April 18 -21, 2017.
10 Registration Scholarships with a value of $385 will be awarded.
10 Travel Scholarships in the amount of $500 will be awarded.
The application deadline is January 27, 2017.
Apply Early! C&NN will review the first 100 applications. Additional applications will be reviewed on an as needed basis.
Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
Demonstrate the need for financial assistance to attend.
Demonstrate the capacity to benefit from attending the conference and take home new knowledge, skills and contacts that will benefit your community.
The selection committee will strive to achieve age and ethnic diversity and balance among scholarship recipients and will also take into account financial need and geographical location of the applicant. A minimum of five registration and five travel scholarships will be awarded to youth, defined as individuals under 30 years of age.
Scholarship recipients will be asked to write an (approximate) 1000-word blog post to be published on the C&NN Guest Blog sharing new knowledge, skills or other ways the conference has influenced their work. The blog post will be due within 9 months of the conference dates. Further details will be provided to scholarship recipients.