2017 MACK C. ADAMS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Training/Conference: 2017 ABC Workshop
Location: Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk
Date: October 10-11, 2017

DEADLINE: August 25, 2017

PURPOSE:
To help defray the cost for professional development by individuals who cannot attend financial aid conferences and training seminars because of budgetary constraints. The scholarship was established to recognize Mr. Mack C. Adams, who served the financial aid profession for 39 years. Mr. Adams began his career in student financial assistance at Southern Methodist University, serving from 1956 -1971 as the Director of Special Services, which included responsibility as Coordinator of Student Financial Aid. Mr. Adams served as Assistant Commissioner for Student Services for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board from 1971 until his retirement in July of 1995. In this office, he held responsibility for all of the State’s student financial aid and related programs, which numbered about thirty-eight.

CRITERIA:
The Scholarship Committee will consider budgetary constraints, individual desire for professional growth, job responsibilities in relation to program agenda and benefit to the office/institution. Please be sure to address these items in your written statement. All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant cannot have previously attended the New Aid Officer Workshop or the ABC Workshop.
  • Applicant has worked in financial aid less than two years, or the applicant’s responsibilities have recently changed adding new responsibilities requiring additional training.
  • Applicant’s institution is a current paid member of TASFAA.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT:
Scholarship recipients will receive $150 to be applied toward workshop registration fees.

For questions please contact
Dede Gonzales
TASFAA Awards & Scholarship Committee Chair
Phone: 512-245-3951
Email: dg10@txstate.edu

 


Check to apply for the scholarship:

 Mack C. Adams Professional Development Scholarship


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How long have you worked in Financial Aid (overall)?

How long have you worked at your present institution?

How long have you worked in your current position?

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 1.   Is your institution's TASFAA membership current for the year?
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 2.   Have you previously attended the New Aid Officers Workshop?
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Applicant's written statement:
Please state in detail why you want to attend the New Aid Officers Workshop, why you should be given scholarship consideration, and how this opportunity may benefit your office/institution.  Please also address any budgetary constraints at your institution.
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My Director has approved my consideration for this scholarship and approved may attendance.
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