2017 Instructional Technology Council Leadership Academy Scholarships Information


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Applications for Instructional Technology Council Leadership Academy Scholarships


http://www.itcleadershipacademy.org/

The initial Leadership Academy Scholarship process was developed in consultation with these committee members: Cat Vogt, Barbara Klett, Bruce Kauss, Kirsten Horning, Kellie Schellenberg, John Sneed, Steve Beining, Robin Bagent, Loraine Schmitt, and Pam Strauss

Criteria

Up to two awards will be made from the pool of applicants based upon the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be currently employed at an Oregon Community College during the ITCLA, be affiliated with distance education, and engaged in leadership activities at the college.
  • No more than one award per college per year.
  • Willingness to present on the experience at an upcoming OCCDLA meeting.


Application materials should reflect how the applicant might apply this experience to local, regional, state or national leadership in Distance Learning. The selection committee will evaluate applications based on applicant's expressed plans to impact distance learning at his/her college or within other arenas.


Applicant will submit a letter of nomination from his/her supervisor and a one-page essay explaining what he/she would like to gain through participation with fellow academicians. These materials are the same documents for application to the ITC Leadership Academy. for more information on the current application process, see: http://www.itcleadershipacademy.org/home.html

Timeline

Submit a letter of nomination and one-page essay via email to Steve Beining on or before noon on Monday, May 2, 2016.

Successful applicants will be notified once selections are made. Recipients are required to fill out and process the current ITC application and register for the Academy by the date specified in the application materials. The scholarship award is contingent upon acceptance to the Academy by ITC representatives.

Selection Committee

The selection committee will be coordinated by the co-chairs and other interested members of OCCDLA. The committee will select recipients and notify all applicants of the status of their application.

Scholarship Award

  • Expenses for the award are not to exceed $2000. The scholarship includes allowance for airfare (~$400), registration fee with most meals included ($850), 3 days lodging a the conference hotel (~$495), plus ~$255 for incidentals such as taxes, meals, ground transportation, and airport fees. Recipients are responsible for costs beyond the cap. If the recipient intends to seek reimbursements beyond the scholarship from his/her college, please verify beforehand that the college will support this. Contact Steve Beining via email for more information about reimbursements, etc.