Ron Coley Scholarship

Ron Coley Scholarship

The Ron Coley Scholarship is available to two institutions and two individuals to offset the cost of attendance at the virtual 2021 NCCI Annual Conference. The award advances the professional development of attendees and provides networking opportunities with colleagues in higher education.

This scholarship is inclusive of the following:

  • For the individual recipient, the scholarship will cover the cost of the standard registration fee.
  • For an institutional recipient, the scholarship will provide unlimited institutional registration to allow for anyone on your campus to attend the conference.
Criteria & Eligibility

The recipient of the Ron Coley Annual Conference Scholarship is an individual who:

  • Is an emerging leader within their higher education institution.
  • Has played a key role in advancing change and innovation in higher education, in academic and/or administrative areas.
  • Has not previously attended an NCCI conference.
  • Is currently employed in a higher education institution that is not a member of NCCI.

The recipient of the Ron Coley Annual Conference Scholarship is an institution who: 

  • Experienced significant budget and resource cuts, particularly in professional development funding.
  • Demonstrated a role in advancing change and innovation in higher education at an enterprise level.
  • Is currently a NCCI member institution.
  • Received endorsement from a senior leader within the institution.

Submission & Selection

Electronic notification will be sent to confirm submissions have been received. The deadline to submit an application for the Ron Coley award was April 8.

An awards committee will review materials to make the selection. Two individual and two institutional recipients will be chosen and notified in May 2021. A physical award will be given to the recipients, who will be recognized at the Annual Conference and in subsequent publications.