Greer Dawson Wilson Scholarship

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Scholarship Description

This scholarship honors the legacy of Greer Dawson Wilson by supporting a professional of color or woman to take part in an ACUI event or leadership development activity. This award enriches the ACUI community by developing the leadership potential of those committed to advancing the campus community.

The applicant must:

  • Articulate an interest in and demonstrate potential benefit from professional development in a proposed educational activity.
  • Understand the importance of the profession in advancing campus community.

Individuals eligible for this award must:

  • Identify as a professional of color and/or a woman;
  • Be employed at an ACUI member institution;
  • Not have been a recipient of the Greer Dawson Wilson Scholarship within the past two years.

Submission materials must include the following:

  • Name, institution, and contact information of the applicant.
  • A personal essay, written by the applicant, addressing (in 2,500 words or less):
    • Evidence that the applicant meets the criteria identified for this specific scholarship.
    • A summary of experiences related to advancing campus community, including positions or involvement the applicant has held on campus, in ACUI, and/or with other relevant organizations.
    • What activity is requested to be supported by the scholarship, including how the applicant would benefit from participation in the activity.
  • Two to three letters in support of the applicant to receive the scholarship written by individuals such as direct supervisors/advisors, peers/colleagues, students, faculty members, etc.
  • And an acknowledgment by the applicant that, if selected:
    • They are available to participate in the dates of the proposed activity.
    • They may receive a full or partial scholarship, and it is the obligation of the recipient or recipient’s institution to support additional expenses, including travel and lodging, required to participate in the activity.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be Female
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Must be Black, non-Hispanic
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Entry in a contest required
  • Resume Required

How To Apply

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Donor: Association of College Unions International

Founded in 1914, ACUI is a nonprofit educational organization that brings together college union and student activities professionals from hundreds of schools in seven countries.

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