New scholarship available for members to attend national events

With so many excellent programming opportunities available through NAMA, it is the goal to ensure members have the opportunity to participate in as many of these great events as possible. We are excited to announce the Badger Chapter National Program Scholarship for members whose participation at National NAMA events is not financially supported by their employer. Active Badger NAMA members are encouraged to apply for a scholarship to help cover costs incurred while attending National NAMA events.

Criteria for the Badger Chapter National Program Scholarship include:

  • A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to offset both registration and travel costs.
  • Applicant must be a Badger Chapter member.
  • Applications must be received 90 days prior to the start of the event.
  • Registration, hotel and travel arrangements must be made by the winning applicant.
  • The winner is expected to attend the entire event.
  • The winner must show proof of conference registration, reservation at the event’s hotel as well as receipts for travel costs to receive reimbursement.
  • The winner agrees to provide a blog post about their experience for the Badger NAMA blog. Facebook content would also be welcomed.
  • Applicant’s company must not have paid for an employee to attend a national NAMA event in the last five years.

The application form can be found here. To be considered for a scholarship to attend the 2016 Agri-Marketing Conference, applications must be submitted to badgernama@gmail.com no later than February 1, 2016.

By Kristi Olson, Badger NAMA Scholarship Committee

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