SCSAE Scholarship Program

Since 1998, the SCSAE Education Fund has provided over 70 scholarships to our members, totaling more than $85,000 and we are once again pleased to assist in your continuing education efforts through our scholarship program. Please note the criteria below that will be used to determine the scholarship recipients.  These guidelines have been approved by the SCSAE Board of Directors and will govern the decisions of the Scholarship Committee.

The deadline for applications is February 28, 2017. To submit your application online, please click the form below. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

SCSAE Scholarship Application Form

GUIDELINES FOR USE OF THE EDUCATION FUND

SCSAE sponsored continuing education programs have top priority for any available funds. The board, upon a majority vote, may allocate scholarship funds to cover expenses related to SCSAE sponsored programs. No prior committee approval is required for the expenditure of funds for SCSAE-sponsored programs.

In selecting SCSAE Education Fund Scholarship recipients, the Scholarship Committee will consider the following:

Applicant’s participation in SCSAE activities

  • One year minimum membership
  • Attendance at Society activities
  • Participation in Society seminars or education programs

Applicant’s contribution to their association and/or company

  • Developed innovative programs
  • Participation in employer’s professional development programs

Applicant’s history of receiving scholarships

  • SCSAE Scholarship
  • Other association management scholarships

Applicant’s demonstration of financial need for scholarship

DESCRIPTION OF SCHOLARSHIPS

The South Carolina Society of Association Executives Scholarship Committee will consider requests for scholarship assistance for:

Other eligible programs include:

  • The Institute for Organizational Management
  • Preparation for the CAE or CMP designations
  • Association management seminars or workshops
  • SCSAE annual conference and continuing education programs
  • First-time attendance for the ASAE annual convention or initial scholarship request for attendance to the ASAE annual convention.

Registration fee for prior attendees for ASAE annual convention when related to CAE renewal or preparation.

Any other program deemed appropriate by the committee, with prior approval from the board.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Our associate members are valuable assets to SCSAE, and their continuing education is important. The Committee may allocate up to $1,000 in scholarships for associate members who are seeking certification in meetings management or other bona fide program.

SCSAE is not required to award any scholarship in any given year.