Scholarships for Colorado's Advancing Environmental Education Conference

CAEE has a limited number of scholarships available for it's annual environmental education conference on Friday, March 10 - Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Auraria Campus in Denver. 

Scholarships for 2017 have closed. 

Scholarship Details: 

Scholarships are available for up to $60 for one day conference attendance and up to $100 for full weekend conference attendance. Scholarships money is awarded upon completion of approximately 3-5 hours of volunteer time depending on your scholarship amount. There are volunteer activities that take place prior, during or after the conference and types of task are listed in the online form. You will be notified of your specific task and volunteer time prior to the conference. Approximate CAEE member conference fees are $90 for one day and $130 for two days (these are subject to change and do not include fees for also attending the Friday awards banquet).

Decisions will be based on need and quality of the application. We always receive more applications than funds available and strongly consider the quality and effort put into responses.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are a student, professor or staff at CU Denver or Metro State University- your conference registration fee is waived due to our sponsoring partnership of the conference with these institutions. Please contact CAEE at info@caee.org about processing your registration. 

IF APPLYING AS AN ORGANIZATION: Please fill out ONE online application for the whole organization (see specific questions for applying as an organization). If applying as an organization, the organization will be given one lump sum for you to distribute among your staff. To allow for scholarship to go to multiple organizations, we ask that you request no more than $60 for one day conference attendees and up to $100 for full weekend conference attendees for each person part of your group. You will indicate the total amount you are requesting and for how many people it will be be for. We cannot guarantee that we can award the full amount you request.

IMPORTANT SCHOLARSHIP DATES: 

  • Application Due Date: January 20, 2017
  • Notification of Status: February 1, 2017
  • REQUIRED Scholarship Recipient Register for the Conference:  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 (see note below)
  • Receive Volunteer Assignments:  February-March 2017 prior to the conference
  • Conference: Friday, March 10-Saturday, March 11, 2017  You will receive your scholarship check after completing your volunteer hours at the conference.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS: Scholarship recipients will still need to register and pay for the conference by February 15.  Registering by this date is to finalize confirmation of your attendance so that we may request scholarship checks with our billing process in a timely manner. If you do not confirm by this date, we will either withdraw your scholarship or you will not receive your scholarship check until April.  Your scholarship award will be given to you in the form of a check at the conference after you have finished volunteering. If you have any questions, email info@caee.org

CAEE works to ensure everyone in Colorado has an opportunity to learn about the environment where they live. We value inclusiveness and welcome everyone to the field of environmental education.

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phone: 303-273-9527
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