The Way Up

Developing Women Leaders to Enhance Iowa Higher Education

"Kaplan Supports The Way Up" Scholarship Award - 2014

The Kaplan Supports The Way Up Scholarship Fund was established in 2014 to provide support for a deserving woman who would not otherwise be able to attend the 2014 annual conference.  Kaplan University will be providing one of the General Session Keynote speakers and wishes to encourage deserving women 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 seeking professional development for formal and informal leadership and administrative positions in higher education  may apply or be nominated for this scholarship award.p.


Nominations or applications should include the name, address, phone number and email address of the candidate, a one page statement addressing the woman's skills and abilities as a 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 "Women in Higher Education: Charting Your Course For Leadership Success - A Professional Woman's Perspective."

Send Scholarship Award materials to:

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


Due: Electronic submission only no later than October 1, 2014.
Notification will be made on or about October 20, 2014.


The Way Up Planning Council encourages all women leaders to "invest in ourselves"!  Please consider making a donation to our scholarship fund.  These scholarships make it possible for deserving women to attend this conference when they would not have been able to otherwise.

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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