EDA Scholarships

Please submit a nomination/application for EDA Awards WACE Scholarships  Applications close February 17th

Description of Awards
We will solicit nominations and grant the following special recognition awards for diversity education and achievement at the Annual Conference and Exposition:

  1. One $650 “Outstanding Commitment to Diversity” WACE scholarship for a deserving individual
  • The $650 award shall be granted for the Annual Conference and Exposition and shall cover the cost of registration fees and assistance toward travel or hotel costs. The recipient shall cover expenses exceeding the award. The recipient of the award will be required to present a program on a diversity-related topic at the Annual Conference and Exposition.
  1. One $100 cash award for a deserving individual
  • The $100 cash award can be used in any of the three following ways: 1) donate the award to a diversity-related community or non-profit organization in the name of WACUHO and that individual; 2) apply the award to diversity-related resources or professional development; or 3) give the award directly to their home institution to be used toward that person’s professional development.
  • If the individual chooses options two or three, they must submit an article to the WACUHO Waveswithin one calendar year to describe how they used the cash portion and how it benefited them and/or their community.
  1. One $200 cash award for a deserving member institution
  • The $200 cash award can be used in either of the two following ways: 1) donate the award to a diversity-related community or non-profit organization in the name of WACUHO and that institution; 2) apply the award to diversity-related resources or development of staff.

If the deserving institution chooses option two, they must submit an article to the WACUHO Waves within one calendar year to describe how they used the cash portion and how it benefited them and/or their community.

Questions? EDAchair@wacuho.org
Bruce Aquino, WACUHO Equity, Diversity & Awareness Chair (UC Irvine)