06 Feb 2015 NAJIT Scholar Award
The annual conference is fast approaching! This year, join us for a weekend of learning, connecting, and reenergizing in Atlanta, Georgia. As part of NAJIT’s commitment to the future of our profession, we are proud to use this week’s blog space to announce the “NAJIT Scholar Award” for 2015. Successful applicants receive the following:
* Complimentary registration for NAJIT’s 36th Educational Conference;
* A stipend of $500 (in the form of a check to be presented at the conference) to help the NAJIT Scholars meet lodging or travel expenses, or to be used any way the Scholar deems fit;
* Complimentary registration for one full day preconference seminar or two half-day preconference seminars, and
* Complimentary student membership in NAJIT for one full year, including a one-year subscription to NAJIT’s publication, Proteus
Eligible Applicants: Spoken Language or Visual Language (American Sign Language) Translating or Interpreting (T&I) students and 2014 graduates of a T&I program may apply for one of the 2015 NAJIT Scholars Awards. There is no limit to the number of applications any given T&I Program may submit for consideration. Previous recipients of this Scholarship are not eligible to reapply. Active members of NAJIT are not eligible to apply for this Award unless they can verify their T&I student status. Scholarship applications are now available on the NAJIT website and must be submitted by March 1, 2015. See official rules at najit.org.