NIRSA Foundation Scholarships Committee 2018-01-26T14:40:42+00:00

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NIRSA Foundation Scholarships Committee

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PositionFirst NameLast NameDesignationCompanyEmail
ChairSammyAxleyUniversity At Albanysaxley@albany.edu
MemberBenDaoUniversity of California-Davisbddao@ucdavis.edu
MemberSteveEricksonMontana State Universitysjerickson@montana.edu
MemberJustinFletcherAshland Universityjfletch1@ashland.edu
MemberLisaHedlundUniversity of Central Floridalisa.hedlund@ucf.edu
MemberJeffHuskeyUniversity of California-Santa Barbarajeff.huskey@recreation.ucsb.edu
MemberKarinaKnutsonUniversity of North Dakotakarina.knutson@und.edu
MemberDanielLawrenceUtah State UniversityDaniel.Lawrence@usu.edu
MemberKatyLockeThe University of Tennesseeklocke2@utk.edu
MemberStephanieNielsenTexas A & M University- CommerceStephanie.Nielsen@tamuc.edu
MemberAdamShanleyDrexel Universityaas398@drexel.edu
MemberLisaWilliamsonUniversity of Georgialisawilliamson@uga.edu
MemberAlexanderJimenezThe Ohio State Universityjimenez.137@osu.edu
NIRSA Headquarters MemberKelleyHungerfordNIRSA Headquarterskelley.hungerford@nirsa.org

2017-2018 NIRSA Foundation Scholarship Committee Charges

 Description: The Scholarship Committee is responsible for reviewing applications and awarding scholarships annually to student and professional members. To ensure the success of the scholarship process, this committee will review the process annually and make recommendations to the NIRSA Foundation Board of Directors.

  • Committee Structure: The 13-person committee (including the chair) shall be made up of at least 25% past scholarship recipients. Selection to this committee will allow the opportunity for the NIRSA Foundation Board to engage donors or potential donors in high-level NIRSA Foundation work. The Board Liaison shall share names of individuals to the NIRSA Foundation Board President for selection upon reviewing the NIRSA committee preference submittals.
  • Time Commitment: Committee members will spend a significant amount of time immediately following the deadline to review applications in a two-tiered review process. Additional time is spent for scholarship introduction training, review processing and post-scholarship award for debriefing.

2017-2018 Charges:

  1. Review scholarship and application processes and rating systems (summer).
  2. Coordinate with NIRSA HQ to set up online application and web content on scholarship availability.
  3. Review submitted scholarship applications (fall).
  4. Make recommendation for scholarship recipients (fall).
  5. Review process and develop a scholarship manual to include stipend procedures as well. Make recommendations for improvements (spring).
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