AAUW Puerto Rico Branch Sponsorship for NCCWSL 2016

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) is around the corner and AAUW-Puerto Rico, Inc. wants to sponsor one or two young women from Puerto Rico to attend this national conference, to be held on June 2-4, 2016, at the University of Maryland–College Park.

This conference offers young women leaders a chance to learn new skills and to broaden their networks with peers from around the country.

To be eligible for our sponsorship, a candidate must be a female student, enrolled in a university or college in Puerto Rico, have demonstrated leadership potential, be fluent in English and be willing to attend all parts of the conference. AAUW-Puerto Rico, Inc. will pay for all the expenses related to the attendance to the conference, including: registration, transportation, housing, and meals.

To apply, candidates will fill out the NCCWSL Sponsorship application and submit it to AAUW-Puerto Rico, Inc. A committee of branch members will read the applications and candidates will be invited to a face-to-face interview, to take place on April 6-7, 2016. Following the interviews, up to two candidates will be selected. The winners will be invited to our Annual Fundraiser Dinner: Perfect Pairings, which will be held on April 17, 2016.

AAUW-Puerton Rico, Inc. will make all the registration, air travel and housing arrangements. The sponsored students will make their own arrangements for ground transportation and meals. Sponsored students will be responsible for any personal expenses. In addition to attending the conference in its entirety, sponsored students will be asked to prepare a short presentation about their experiences at the conference, to share with AAUW-Puerto Rico, Inc. members.

The application deadline is March 15, 2016

To apply for the Sponsorship, click here 

If you have questions (any questions!), please email us to aauwpr@gmail.com.  We will contact you via email or phone call, whichever is the best option for you.

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