Grants and Scholarship Opportunities….Time is Slipping Away!

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Attn:  All Faculty Advisors in Region 5!!!

Time is slipping away to apply for grants from Region 5 for your student AITP members to attend NCC!  Get the word out!

Region 5 NCC Grant Application Deadline is Feb.15, 2016:

Region 5 Student Chapters: If your Student Chapter is planning on attending the National Collegiate Conference in Rosemont, IL, April 7 – 10, 2016, your chapter may qualify to be awarded a $250 grant from Region 5 to help with your chapter’s travel/registration expenses.  Region 5 has approved funds to award up to three grants of $250 each to deserving Region 5 student chapters that will be attending the NCC.  To apply, download the proper forms at:

Region 5 NCC Grant Forms

Download those documents and follow the instructions.  In the procedure, pay particular attention to point 6 since that is the criteria that is used by the Selection Committee to award grants.  The deadline for electronically submitting grant applications is February 15, 2016.  Time is running out!!!!!

More information on the NCC is available at

Foundation for IT Education Scholarship Deadline is May 31, 2016

The Foundation for Information Technology Education (FITE) is now taking applications for the 2016-2017 academic year, for the Betty Stevens-Frecknall Scholarship, the Kevin Jetton Service Scholarship, and the William R. Reaugh Memorial Scholarship through May 31, 2016.

These scholarships are available only to active AITP Student Members.

Scholarship applications can be found at the Foundation web site, Click on the Scholarship link to learn more about these IT Leaders, the scholarships themselves and to apply.

Ron Mathis
2016 Region 5 President