Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel

Southern California Chapter

Daniela Barcenas, Graduate Scholarship Recipent 2017-2018


GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

The graduate scholarship(s) was created to further support WESTOP SoCal Chapter mission to advance educational opportunities for our membership.  Our chapter recognizes the determination and commitment required by an educational equity program staff member to pursue a graduate degree. As part of our membership’s commitment to collegial support- in fostering continued growth- the WESTOP SoCal Chapter has made a financial pledge to assist you with a scholarship award to support you in your continued studies.

CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP

The conference scholarship(s) was created as part of our membership’s commitment to support the continued growth of our membership.  The WESTOP SoCal chapter has made the financial pledge to assist new or continuing WESTOP SoCal chapter member(s) with scholarship award(s) to further develop their professional skills.  This scholarship will allow those unable to attend conferences or other professional development opportunities due to limited budgets or federal regulations (i.e. part-time staff).  ​


AWARDS

Scholarship(s) of $1,000 will be awarded to recipients. The disbursement will be made upon submission of proof of enrollment to a postgraduate degree or after the awardee has attended a conference or another professional development opportunity.  

ELIGIBILITY
Must be current and paid member of WESTOP.

  • Must be active in the WESTOP SoCal Chapter (Participate in at least 3 Socal events: PDS, SLC, TRiO Day, and Chapter Meetings.)

  • Participant must be planning to attend or currently attending graduate school full-time (Fall 2017) and/or 

  • Must not have received the same scholarship in the past.  


APPLICATION PERIOD
Application will open August 2018

Professional Development Scholarships