Dollars for Scholars 2014-15 Affiliate Conferences

We're excited to share with you the dates and states for the upcoming Dollars for Scholars "Expanding Your Reach" conferences, featuring a day full of presentations and discussions to help you build capacity, develop partnerships and increase your impact on students. Registration is now open for all conferences. Click below to register, and check out this year's conference agenda for details.


Up to three attendees from your affiliate can attend for just $100*, and affiliates bringing five or more attendees will be eligible to earn a scholarship for their community!


Dates and Locations

September 26/27
Mohawk Valley Community College
Utica, NY

October 3/4
Des Moines Area Community College
Ankeny, IA

October 10/11
Inver Hills CC
Inver Grove Heights, MN

October 24/25
Bismarck Career Academy at BSC
Bismarck, ND*

November 7/8
Dean College
Franklin, MA

November 14/15
Ivy Tech Community College
Indianapolis, IN

November 21/22
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

January 23/24
National University
Costa Mesa, CA


Note that conferences will happen on the Saturday listed at each location. On Friday evenings, we'll be convening pre-conference sessions for board officers, exploring issues surrounding nonprofit governance and board position responsibilites. See you soon!


*Attendance at the North Dakota Dollars for Scholars Conference is free for affiliates in the state, thanks to sponsorship from the Bank of North Dakota.

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Focus On The Finish Line

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Visit the online report to learn more and hear from our President, Lauren Segal.

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