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STUDENT SCHOLARS PROGRAM

The NCORE Student Scholar Program supports a paid conference registration for each student recipient. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. It is hoped that the scholarship awards will serve as an incentive for higher education institutions to support student participation in the conference.

Key Dates

  • Submissions Open: October 18, 2019
  • Submission Deadline: December 16, 2019
  • Student Scholarship Recipient Notified: January 17, 2020
  • Student Scholars Must Accept No Later Than: January 31, 2020

 

Student Scholarship Application


Student Scholar On-Site Educational Program Key Features

  • All NCORE Student Scholars will be required to complete the NCORE 2020 Student Scholar On-Site Educational Program. This program has academic and networking components that require each student scholar to participate in and complete a sufficient number of sessions (at least 20 session hours) to earn a Student Scholar Certificate of Participation. 
  • The student scholarship covers the registrations fee for selected recipients. Scholarship recipients and/or their institutions will be responsible for their own travel, hotel, and all other conference-related expenses.

Expectations

  • Complete Application
  • Attend Welcome and Student Scholar Orientation on Tuesday, May 26
  • Attend the Student Scholar Reception on Tuesday, May 26
  • Attend a minimum of 20 hours of conference sessions, including a Pre-Conference institute on Tuesday, May 26
  • Attend at least three Keynote Sessions
  • Attend Wrap-Up Meeting, Friday, May 29
  • Submit 500 word (minimum) reflection of NCORE experience

Student Scholar Presentation Requirements

Each student scholar will be required to choose and present one of the following three formats at NCORE 2020. If you select either the Poster Session or Concurrent Workshop presentation and your proposal is not selected, you will be asked to present the Conversation Starter Pecha Kucha Session.

To meet the requirements for this program choice, prospective student scholars must meet the call for poster sessions submission deadline and be selected for presentation. Poster sessions are programmed to be presented on Thursday, May 28, 2020.

This program choice is available to all student scholars. Pecha Kucha is a concise presentation style in which the presenter tells a story with 20 slides and allocating 20 seconds per slide. This will provide you with a total presentation duration of six minutes and 20 seconds. Each presentation will be followed by a brief question and answer segment. Some examples are as follows:

Example One

Example Two

Example Three

To meet the requirements for this program choice, prospective student scholars must meet the call for presentations submission deadline and be selected for presentation. concurrent workshop sessions are programmed to be presented on any of the dates between Wednesday, May 27, through Saturday, May 30, during the conference in New York City. 

This program choice is available to all student scholars. The student scholars organizing the NCORE Student Caucus will work with members of the NCORE National Advisory Council's Student Participation and Leadership Committtee to schedule, plan, and facilitate one (1) or two (2) student caucus meeting(s) onsite at the conference and submit a report to the NCORE conference with notes and recommendations presented at the onsite meeting. 

Review and Selection Process

Applications will be reviewed by a panel of educational professionals—20 scholarship recipients will be selected. Please review the content in the sections below to prepare your application:

Applicant details and contact information will be requested.

Compose a letter specifically addressing the following items

  • Highlights of your academic interest and achievements
  • Highlights of your leadership interests and experiences
  • Your reasons for wanting to attend and participate in NCORE
  • Your commitment and availability to participate fully in the conference experience
  • This letter will need to be attached to your application

In the selection process, scores for letters of recommendation that do not address the commitment of institutional support for conference-related costs or affirm the students’ commitment and availability to participate fully in the conference and the Student Scholars On-Site Educational Program will be penalized for their failure to do so. It is the responsibility of scholarship applicants to communicate this effectively to those individuals they ask to write letters of recommendation.

A resume will need to be attached to your application