Recognize and support up-and-coming leaders in your organization by applying for a 2018 Rising Leaders scholarship. The deadline for applications is Nov. 29. This premiere leadership development experience for rising leaders strengthens skills and promotes enduring professional relationships within the Alliance network by combining:

  • Registration to attend the 2018 Senior Leadership Conference
  • Mentorship with one of organization’s senior managers
  • Focused networking with other scholarship recipients

Through the generous support of Bellevue University, the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities will be offering up to six registration scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded to individuals or, new this year, a combination individuals and teams of three from an organization. Individual scholarships are limited to one per organization. Previous SLC scholarship recipients are not eligible to reapply.

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Rising Leaders Scholarships Impact

“The Rising Leaders Scholarship was frankly a catalyst for me as an aspiring leader. The opportunity to network and learn with so many accomplished professionals increased my knowledge and confidence to be a better leader. I am now pushing forward in my leadership journey more ambitious and focused than ever.”

— Micah Jorrisch, director of development, Family & Children's Place
(Micah now serves on the Senior Leadership Conference Council, which is responsible for designing a relevant and impactful conference.)

To apply, review the scholarship criteria and requirements and complete the online form by Nov. 29, 2017. All recipients will be notified by Dec. 15, 2017.

View full event details and register online to attend the 2018 Senior Leadership Conference, to be held Feb. 24-27 in New Orleans.

Contact the Alliance Meetings Department with questions or for more information.