There are two components to a completed application:
1) Submission of this electronic form.
Tips regarding your response to the artifact prompt below: --Be sure that you address ALL aspects of the prompt below. --Get help from a faculty/staff member. Help may include asking questions that will help you expand ideas, identifying how something could be stated more concisely, pointing out a segment of the response that does not completely follow directions, etc.).--If you choose the video option, keep your video to approximately 3-5 minutes in length.--If you choose the essay option, write your statement in a word processing program. After you have received feedback on your draft response from a faculty/staff member and revised and edited it, paste the final version below.
2) Submission of a recommendation by a faculty or staff member from your home campus who knows you well.
Tips: Choose a faculty or staff member early. You may wish to use the Request for Recommendation document at this link to request a recommendation from a faculty or staff member: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5Le5g7FyFG0andLeDRvVVpoMWM/view?usp=sharing
Here is a link to the Recommendation Form for the faculty or staff member to complete: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5Le5g7FyFG0aFc3Nlhhb0hGTjQ/view?usp=sharing
Note: It is YOUR responsibility to submit the completed Recommendation Form with your application. There are two ways to do this: 1) Email a scanned PDF version of the completed Recommendation Form to Dr. Kim Kappler Hewitt at email@example.com by 3/1/17; or 2) Mail the Recommendation Form in an envelope with the signature of the recommender across the seal to Dr. Kim Kappler Hewitt at 616 Wigeon Dr., Greensboro, NC 27455. The envelope must be postmarked by 3/1/17.
Only completed applications -- with items (1) and (2) above -- submitted by 3/1/17 will be considered by reviewers. Late submissions will not be reviewed.
All applications will be evaluated using a rubric that assigns points based on the degree to which the application reflects: motivation for attending NCCWSL; expected gains from attending NCCWSL; plans for using leadership knowledge to implement an activity on your campus; and recommendation letter. Point value ranges: 8-10 (highly competitive; exceeds expectations); 5-7 (competitive; meets expectations); 2-4 less competitive (below expectations); 0-1 (not competitive).
Each Scholarship comes with the commitment to:--Attend one 90-minute conference prep session.--Attend the entire conference.--Present a brief overview of your NCCWSL experience at an AAUW event.--Use your skills to implement a project on your home campus during Fall 2017 (e.g., complete a campus project, engage in activism or civic activity, develop an informational video, host a workshop, build an advocacy group, etc.). Your leadership project can be related to an existing campus initiative/project (e.g., Bennett Sisters for Science) or leadership service on an existing AAUW Greensboro initiative (e.g., IT is for Girls, Tech Savvy, $tart $mart, etc.) on your home campus.
If you have questions, please contact Dr. Kim Kappler Hewitt at 336-430-2360 or firstname.lastname@example.org.