WHEMN Young Professionals Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements 

Women ages 35 and under who:

  • Are verifiably employed in the field of higher education. 
  • Have not previously attended a WHEMN conference. 
  • Have obtained permission from her supervisor to apply for the Young Professional Scholarship prior  to submitting the scholarship application. 

Terms and Guidelines 

  • The scholarship will be awarded based on the experience, career potential, and financial need of the  applicant. 
  • The recipient is required to attend all conference functions and should plan travel accordingly. The recipient is expected to submit a 150-word testimonial of her experience at the conference. A  photo will also be taken during the conference. Both the photograph and the testimonial may be  used in future marketing materials. 
  • The scholarship is not renewable and a candidate may only receive the award once. An alternate may be selected in the event that the scholarship recipient does not accept the award. The award of the scholarship is subject to the availability of funds. 

Application Requirements 

  • Completed Application Form 
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae 
  • Professional Recommendation 

All completed application materials should be submitted to the Young Professional Scholarship Committee at whemn@alocrn.edu.

Previous Recipients

  • Kelly Smith Marion (2020)-University of Mississippi
  • Tiffany Perryman (2020)-Copiah Lincoln Community College

You will need a Google email account to complete the application.