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NOW! Scholarship and Resident Leader Applications

Application deadline is July 31, 2018

General Scholarship Program
Conference scholarships are intended to expand access to the conference, provide opportunities for individuals to attend, and enrich the experience of all conference participants.  A limited number of partial and full scholarships for registration or lodging are available to those with financial need.  Scholarship applications will be evaluated based upon the strength of the application and contribution to the conference.

Click here to apply for a General Scholarship

Eligibility:
Scholarships are available to anyone interested in attending our annual Housing Colorado NOW! Conference. 
Partial scholarships are intended to cover part of the cost of attending the conference and may be applied to either registration or conference hotel lodging. The Committee may also choose to allocate full scholarships (covering conference registration fee and up to three nights’ lodging) at the committee’s discretion.
Scholarship applications will be evaluated based upon the strength of the application and contribution to the conference.
No more than three partial scholarships will be awarded to one organization.
Scholarships will be awarded based on alignment with priorities established by the Housing Colorado • Board of Directors and applicants’ contributions to the Housing Colorado NOW! Conference. Specifically, priority weight will be given to applications from:
         o Affordable housing advocates
         o Other contributors to the conference planning process and event
         o Housing Colorado Members 
         o First time conference attendees 
         o Attendees from rural or mountain locations in Colorado 
         o Volunteers on Housing Colorado Committees 
         o Young Professionals that have attended YP events


 Criteria:
Your past and future involvement with Housing Colorado throughout the year.
The size and financial need of your organization.
Your organization’s interactions with the affordable housing industry.
Your willingness to volunteer during the annual conference at various tasks.
If awarded a scholarship, it is assigned to the individual and not the organization, and cannot be split or changed without approval from Housing Colorado.

 
Resident Leader Scholarship Program
Housing Colorado, with support from Bank of the West,  offers several scholarships ($1,375) each to assist organizations wishing to host Resident Leaders at our annual conference. Resident Leaders are residents of affordable housing and are leaders or emerging leaders in their community.
 

Click here to apply for a Resident Leader Scholarship

Eligibility:
Resident Leaders are residents of affordable housing and are leaders or emerging leaders in their community. 
Scholarships are available to affordable housing residents interested in attending our annual Housing Colorado NOW! Conference. 
Scholarship applications will be evaluated based upon the strength of the application

Criteria:
How will your organization benefit from having a resident leader participate in the conference?
How will the information and development opportunities provided through the conference benefit your resident leader AFTER the conference?
Does the organization agree to help the resident leader before, during and after the conference to assist with planning and preparation of the conference.

 

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