Eligibility & Scholarship Benefits

Eligibility

Applicants must have been in the profession for five years or less as of May 1, 2015. This includes combined time in present and previous positions in current and other school districts.
 
Membership with ASBO International or ASBO affiliate is not required. If a recipient is not currently an ASBO International member, the ASBO International membership fee will be deducted from the $2,000 scholarship.
 
Applicants must be currently employed full-time in the school business profession. This includes finance and accounting, purchasing, food service/nutrition, risk management, transportation, facilities, and other positions that fall under the school business office purview.
 
Once selected, scholarship recipients are required to complete their online profile in the Global School Business Network and participate in the community created for Emerging School Business Leaders Scholars.
 
The Emerging School Business Leaders Scholarship may be earned only once and may not be combined with another ASBO International scholarship offer.

Scholarship Benefits

Scholarship recipients receive

  • A $2,000 scholarship to attend the 2015 Annual Meeting & Expo. The scholarship may be awarded as follows:
    • If the recipient is not a member of ASBO International, $219 is transferred to pay the membership fee, $675 is transferred to pay the meeting registration fee, and a check for $1,106 is given to the recipient on the last day of the conference.*
    • If the recipient is a member of ASBO International, $675 is transferred to pay the meeting registration fee, and a check for $1,325 is given to the recipient on the last day of the conference to apply to his or her expenses.*
  • A customized workshop and luncheon exclusively for scholarship recipients. Recipients will have the opportunity to connect with peers and make new contacts.
  • Ongoing professional support and mentorship through the Global School Business Network’s Emerging School Business Leaders community.
*Calculations  based on 2015 Annual Meeting & Expo registration and ASBO International membership fees.

Selection Process

A selection panel reviews all applications for completeness and to confirm eligibility. Each application packet is carefully reviewed to determine who best exemplifies the school business leaders of tomorrow.