The Standards for Excellence Institute is pleased to award three scholarships covering half of the member or the non-member rate for the fall 2021 Licensed Consultant Training Program on November 15-17, 2021 In Baltimore, MD.  Awards are not transferable. Awards cannot be combined with other special offers and staff members of replication partners are not eligible for this program.   

Scholarships are awarded only to accepted applicants to the Fall 2021 Virtual Licensed Consultant Training Program.  To be considered, please complete all sections of this scholarship application. All scholarship applications must be submitted online by August 2, 2021.  Scholarship recipients will be informed by phone or email by August 27, 2021.   

Applications will be reviewed and selected by a panel of current Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultants and Standards for Excellence Institute staff.  All names will be removed from applications during the selection process. (Please be sure not to include references to your name in the sections of the application beyond the name field).  In alignment with our mission’s focus on equity, individuals who identify as African American, Black, and People of Color (Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander, Indigenous American); as well as individuals who serve small, grass-roots organizations or who work with vulnerable populations, will receive additional consideration in the awards process.

For more information on the scholarship criteria, please click here.

Please contact Rachel Mygatt, rmygatt@mdnonprofit.org, with any questions.

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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. Describe your experience working with nonprofit organizations, including any leadership positions held, and how you are currently involved in the nonprofit sector.

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* 3. As a part of the Licensed Consultant program, we imagine a diverse and equitable program that welcomes and values attendees from various backgrounds and across racial and ethnic groups.  How would you/your organization contribute to this objective?  Which populations, groups and individuals do you or your organization serve?  How might you share your unique voice, experience, background and ideas to create a rich experience with the Licensed Consultant class? 

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* 4. Why are you applying for a scholarship?  Please explain how a scholarship will help you and/or your organization.

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* 5. If your scholarship application is denied, do you have other funding options available to help cover the cost of tuition for the program?

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* 6. Please include any special considerations or additional information you feel are relevant. (Optional)

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