The Way Up

Developing Women Leaders to Enhance Iowa Higher Education

Marriott Scholarship - 2010

The Marriott Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 to provide support for student participation in the 2010 The Way Up conference. The Cedar Rapids Marriott Hotel and Conference Center is proud to serve as the conference center for the 2010 The Way Up conference and wishes to encourage female student leaders to participate in The Way Up conference to enhance and strengthen their leadership skills. The Scholarship will cover conference registration and one night's stay in the conference hotel. The winner will be announced during the conference.


Women undergraduate or graduate students in any higher education institution in Iowa who are considered student leaders in any area of their higher education institution may apply or be nominated for this scholarship.


Nominations or applications should include the name, address, phone number and email address of the candidate, a one page statement addressing the student's skills and abilities as a student leader and what she hopes to gain from participation in this conference. After selection, the scholarship recipients must submit the text of a three minute presentation to be made at the Thursday lunch. The topic of the presentation will be "The Changing Landscape in Higher Education: Developing Your Strengths - A Student Leader’s Perspective."

Send Scholarship materials to:

Darlas Shockley
Indian Hills Community College
525 Grandview Avenue
Ottumwa, IA 52501


Due: Electronic submission only no later than October 1, 2010.
Notification will be made on or about October 20, 2010.


Individuals who wish to make contributions to the Scholarship Fund may do so by sending them to:

Doreen Hayek
ATTN: The Way Up Scholarships
120 ITTC Building
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0301

Checks should be made payable to The Way Up Conference.

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