Student/Alumni Participation Scholarships
Student Application Deadline: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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Each project or center may nominate up to two students or recent alumni to attend the conference by having him or her submit an online application by the deadline of Wednesday, September 11, 2019.
A review committee will evaluate the applications received and select up to 60 students to attend the conference. AACC will notify these individuals by Friday, September 13. If a project or center’s nominee is chosen, AACC will provide them with complimentary registration and lodging for two nights, October 23 and 24, 2019. The home institution is expected to cover his or her transportation costs to and from the conference.
Students/alumni selected to attend are required to:
- Participate in a student orientation webinar on Wednesday, September 18, 6:00–6:30 p.m. (ET) or view the recorded version of the webinar on AACC’s website prior to attending the conference.
- Participate in a student poster session on Thursday, October 24, 12:30–2:00 p.m.
- Participate in a student/alumni recognition breakfast on Friday, October 25, 7:30–8:45 a.m.
There also will be an opportunity for students to take part in student-led presentations and sessions at the conference.
Students who have attended past ATE conferences have enjoyed the opportunity to share information about their programs of study and career paths with conference attendees. Students are expected to prepare a poster and participate in a student poster session on October 25. AACC will provide fabric boards and Velcro for mounting the posters to the display boards on site at the event. Specific guidelines for student poster session preparation will be sent out with acceptance notifications.
To provide an overview of the conference and further information about student involvement, AACC will host a “Student Orientation Webinar” on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will also be available for view and download on the AACC website following its air date. Further information on the webinar, including access instructions, will be distributed with the student acceptance letters.Please alert your project team members about this opportunity for students/alumni and encourage someone who has been affected by your ATE project to apply. Individuals selected through this application process do not count toward the maximum participants a center or project can bring to the conference.