Posted: September 15, 2015
Deadline: September 23, 2015
The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) is pleased to announce the Transfer Student Ambassador Program for the 14th Annual Conference of the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. NISTS recognizes that transfer students are at the heart of our work, and we want to be intentional about including their voices at our annual conference.
This program will provide the opportunity for up to four transfer students to participate in a student panel at the 14th Annual Conference of the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students, February 3-5, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. The students will also have additional opportunities to share their voices with transfer professionals, including publishing a short article through the NISTS website.
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- Complimentary Registration ($300 value) for the 14th Annual NISTS Conference
- Up to $500 in travel expenses
- Conference lodging
- Opportunity to participate in transfer student panel at the 14th Annual NISTS Conference, and contribute to the body of knowledge about transfer students
- Gain valuable experience that will help prepare you for future careers and/or graduate school
- Recognition at the 14th Annual NISTS Conference and on the NISTS website
- Opportunity to publish a brief article on the NISTS website
- Other involvement opportunities with NISTS
- Students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program.
- Students must be classified as a transfer student.
- For the purposes of this program, dual-enrollment is not considered a transfer classification.
Requirements for Student Ambassadors
- Student Ambassadors must attend the 14th Annual Conference of the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students, February 3-5, 2016, in Atlanta, GA.
- Student Ambassadors will participate in the Transfer Student Panel, during a plenary session at the NISTS conference.
- Student Ambassadors will be invited to submit a brief article for publication on the NISTS website.
- Leadership, public speaking, and student advocacy experience
- Compelling transfer story
- Potential for sharing meaningful information with professionals in higher education who work with transfer students
- The review committee will be looking for a range of transfer experiences among the student ambassadors.
Posted on September 15, 2015 in the category Blog • Uncategorized.