Scholarships

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATION OF SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

 POLICY
One scholarship will be awarded annually to cover course registration to the Spring, Fall, and Multi-regional courses in the amount equal to that of an SGNA member. One scholarship to cover the early bird registration fee to the SGNA Annual Conference. One scholarship to cover certification and re-certification exam costs annually.

PROCEDURE
An announcement of the scholarship availability and applications will be included in the newsletter and website.

Criteria for eligibility shall be limited to INSGNA/SGNA members in good standing for a minimum of one year.

Scholarship applications will be completed and forwarded to the chair of the Scholarship Committee prior to the deadline.

  1. Deadline for Spring INSGNA education course is February 15th.
  2. Deadline for the Fall and Multi-regional education courses is August 15th.
  3. Deadline for certification and re-certification reimbursement, after successful passing of exam or re-certification, is December1st.
  4. Deadline for SGNA Annual Education Course is February 1st.

NOTE: Applications will not be considered if received after published deadline

The scholarship committee will review applications and the winner will be selected based on preset criteria on the application form.

All applicants will be notified of decision by mail

An alternate shall be selected in the event that the winner is unable to attend the course.

The winner may choose to apply the monies toward the registration fee, at which time a check will be made out to SGNA. Or upon receipt of proof of registration, be reimbursed in the amount of a member fee.

A member is not eligible to win two consecutive years.

Each scholarship winner will be assisted by a mentor with writing an article for the newsletter or preparing a 15 minute presentation at the INSGNA education course.

  1. Must be written within 60 days of attending the INSGNA/SGNA course.
  2. Article may be about practice issues or a specific topic of interest.
  3. Oral presentation will be at least 15 minutes and be presented at the next scheduled INSGNA course.
Scholarship Certification/Re-certification