The deadline has been extended for scholarships benefitting new cooperators to attend the 2021 Cooperative IMPACT Conference and related programming hosted by NCBA CLUSA. These scholarships, provided by the Cooperative Development Foundation, are now open for applications until Wednesday, September 8.
The New Cooperator Scholarship program is an opportunity for emerging cooperators interested in broadening their understanding of cooperatives to benefit from participation in the only national, cross-sector event elevating the conversation around a trusted, proven way to do business and build communities.
The scholarship covers:
- All IMPACT Conference virtual programming (October 4-8)
- Saint Mary’s University executive education online course on “Operationalizing the Cooperative Identity – Strategy and Practice” (October 20-21)
- An online cooperative orientation program
- Livestream access to the 2021 Cooperative Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony
Applicants should be new to their careers in cooperatives and/or associated governmental, academic, development and support services organizations; interested in learning more about cooperatives; and have financial need. Scholarship recipients will be announced on September 10.