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STATE & REGIONAL GRANT INFORMATION


The MIACADA Professional Development Grants are presented as a professional development opportunity to selected MIACADA members who demonstrate involvement in national, regional, state, and/or local advising organizations and exhibit the potential for MIACADA leadership roles. 


MIACADA will award five (5) regional grants: three to current advising professionals and two to graduate students. Additionally MIACADA will award five (5) state grants: three to current advising professionals and two graduate students. 


Please note that a person, current professional or graduate student, can only be awarded one (1) grant per awarding cycle.


For advising professionals, the grant will cover the cost of the registration fee for current NACADA members. Individuals or their sponsoring institutions are responsible for travel and lodging costs, meals and incidental expenses, and NACADA membership fee is not covered in the registration fee. 


For graduate students the grant will cover the cost of the registration fee and membership fee for both NACADA regional conference grant and MIACADA state conference grant winners. Individuals or their sponsoring institutions are responsible for travel and lodging costs, meals and incidental expenses. 


Application Packet Components:

    1. Complete the online grant application
    2. Email a copy of your current resume to MIACADA President-Elect, Adam McChesney at admcches@oakland.edu

Application & emailed resumes must arrive electronically no later than December 6, 2019.

Eligibility Criteria:

For Current Advising Professionals

    1. The applicant must:
        1. Be a current MIACADA member at the time of scholarship application.
        2. Complete application packet components (listed above).
        3. Demonstrate an interest in MIACADA leadership.
        4. Confirm the ability to cover travel expenses either personally or through financial support of your institution.
    2. Winners are required to submit a one-page report with their conference learning outcomes to the MIACADA board (through an email to President-Elect Adam McChesney) within 2 months of attending.
    3. Current MIACADA Board Members are not eligible. Previous winners of a grant are not eligible for the same grant.

For Graduate Students:


    1. The applicant must:
        1. Confirm full time graduate student status (MIACADA membership not required).
        2. Complete application packet components (listed above).
        3. Demonstrate an interest in MIACADA leadership.
        4. Confirm the ability to cover travel expenses either personally or through financial support of your institution.
    2. Winners are required to submit a one-page report with their conference learning outcomes to the MIACADA board (through an email to President-Elect Adam McChesney) within 2 months of attending.
    3. Current MIACADA Board Members are not eligible.  Previous winners of a grant are not eligible for the same grant.

Selection Criteria 

The Selection Committee is comprised of MIACADA board members.  Please note that preference will be given to those that submit complete applications.  Applications will be evaluated on the evidence of qualities and practices that demonstrate involvement in national, regional, state, and/or local advising organizations and exhibits the potential for MIACADA leadership roles.  Such evidence may include:

      • Desire to take on a leadership role within MIACADA.
      • Evidence of advising that supports NACADA's Core Values.
      • Evidence that advising reflects the standards of good practice in the CAS Standards and Guidelines for Academic Advising.
      • Caring, helpful attitude toward students and colleagues
      • Availability and helpfulness to colleagues at local, state and national levels.
      • Use and dissemination of appropriate information sources.
      • Participation in and support of advisor development programs.
      • Quality of responses to application questions.

STATE GRANT WINNERS

Professional | State Grand Winners (Established 2015)

 Year  Name  Institution
 2018  John Cebelak  Oakland University
 2018  Tyrone Green  Jackson College
 2017  Shamane Bell  Lansing Community College
 2017  Meaghan Cole  Oakland University
 2017  Katie Kilpatrick  Rochester College
 2016  Anna Mrdeza  Oakland University
 2016  Linda Smith  Madonna University
 2016 Leijhi Koval Grand Valley State University
 2015 Rachel Hahn Davenport University
 2015 Amy Kline Davenport University
 2015 Adam McChesney

 Oakland University

Graduate Student | State Grand Winners (Established 2015)

 Year  Name  Institution
 2018  Monika Saladiak  Wayne State University
 2018  Brooke-Lynn Vij  Oakland University
 2017  Megan Coburn  Grand Valley State University
 2017  Apryl Scheffler  Western Michigan University
 2016  Olivia Khleif  Madonna University
 2016  Valerie Skubick  Oakland University
 2016  Ashleigh Turner  University of Michigan
 2015  Stefanie Janes   Oakland University
 2015  Lauren Creed  Oakland University
 2015 Katie Simons Oakland University

REGIONAL GRANT WINNERS

Professional | Regional Grant Winners (Established 2008)

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Graduate Student | Regional Grant Winners (Established 2008)

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