All In: Expanding Access through Nationally Competitive Awards

All In: Expanding Access through Nationally Competitive Awards

by Suzanne McCray

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The world of national and international scholarships is more competitive than ever. Top students from across the county vie for a limited number of awards that provide the funding needed to participate in elite programs that can help launch the careers of those who receive the recognition. Scholarship foundation leaders have an insider’s view of the selection process, and experienced advisors prepare students to navigate applications and interviews. Both perspectives are represented here in this new collection emphasizing the importance of engaging a diverse group of students, institutions, and programs in the process as well as expanding the educational experience for students as they apply so that everyone benefits, no matter what the outcome.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610755283
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 230
File size: 859 KB

About the Author

Suzanne McCray is vice provost for enrollment and director of nationally competitive awards at the University of Arkansas. She is the editor of Beyond Winning: National Scholarship Competitions and the Student Experience; Nationally Competitive Scholarships: Serving Students and the Public Good; and Leading the Way: Student Engagement and Nationally Competitive Awards.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Democratizing the World of Scholarships 2. Broadening Horizons and Building Community 3. Enough about Me, What Do You Think about Me? 4. Expanding Undergraduate Research Opportunities 5. Preparing Students to Apply for Competitive Law Schools 6. Welcoming African Americans to the World of International Scholarships 7. Honoring the Code 8. Recalculating 9. Coping with Common Challenges 10. Balancing Scholarship and Scholarship Advising 11. Expanding Access through Organized Support 12. Performance Review Appendix A: NAFA Membership Appendix B: NAFA Code of Ethics Notes Index

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