AEM

2020 AEM Annual Conference Scholarship
Application Instructions

  • Deadline for scholarship application is August 24, 2020
  • Refer to criteria below for eligibility requirements
  • Recipients will be notified by September 18, 2020
  • If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Helen Horner at hhorner@aem.org

Purpose: The AEM Annual Conference Scholarship is a way for the Association and our industry to grow engagement opportunities for all demographics including gender, race/ethnicity and age. With more than 300 attendees, the AEM Annual Conference is a premier place to network and build lasting relationships.

Eligibility and Award Criteria (Applicants must meet one of the following to be eligible):

  • Female
  • Under 40 (born on or before 11/15/1981)
  • Diversity in race and/or ethnicity

*Awarded to individuals who have not attended the conference with their current company or whose company has not attended the conference in the past three years.

Full Scholarship (30 recipients):

Awarded to individuals who have not attended the conference with their current company or whose company has not attended the conference in the past three years.

Awarded recipients will receive:

  • Complimentary conference registration valued at $1,625
  • $500 credit for airfare
  • Complimentary three-night hotel stay valued at $1,019

Partial Scholarship (30 recipients):

Awarded to individuals whose company has purchased three or more conference registrations.

  • Complimentary conference registration valued at $1,625

*Chosen applicants may be required to briefly participate in the opening of the conference.

Selection Process and Submission Instructions:

  • Company leadership should nominate candidates who match one of the defined eligibility criteria (female, under 40, diverse in race/ethnicity)
  • Applicants may also self-nominate
  • The Annual Conference Team, AEM Senior Leadership and the AEM Membership Team will review applications.
  • In the event more than 60 applications are submitted, priority will be given based on the timing applications were received.
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Gender*
Agree to actively engaged in the conference?*

Please briefly answer each of the following:

Why are you applying for the AEM Annual Conference Scholarship?*
How are you engaged within your organization as well as outside of your organization?*
How did you get involved in this industry, and what do you most enjoy about it?*
List and explain three visions you have for the industry in the next 10 years*