Women’s Education

Attend the NFU Women's Conference: two scholarships to be awarded!

ELIGIBILITY

January 13-17, 2019, in San Diego, California

  • The applicant must attend all NFU Women’s Conference programming. Arriving prior to the opening of the conference and leaving following the conclusion (tentative agenda here).

APPLICATIONS

  • Applications must be in the RMFU office by Dec. 12, 2018, at 5:00 PM (MST). Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Applications must be completed by the person to whom the scholarship will be awarded.
  • Rocky Mountain Farmers Union reserves the right to print any portion of the winning applicant’s scholarship application in the Union Farmer including name and county.
  • Complete the NFU WC Scholarship Form below or download RMFU 2019-NFU-Womens-Conference-Scholarship, save/print, and submit the form with the subject line NFU Women’s Conference Scholarship via email to Jennifer.Bahr@rmfu.org or mail to:

RMFU, Jennifer Luitjens Bahr, Education Director,

7900 E. Union Avenue, Suite 200 

Denver, CO 80237

SELECTION

  • RMFU will award up to 2 scholarships.
  • Priority will be given to those who have not received a scholarship in the past.
  • The committee will consist of RMFU Board of Director members and staff.
  • A committee will review all eligible applications received and announcements will be made by December 14, 2018.

COMPENSATION & FOLLOW-UP

  • The scholarship will cover the cost of the conference registration and 4-nights hotel stay (double occupancy).
  • The winner is responsible for providing their own transportation and booking flights.
  • Awardees will need to provide a written overview of their experience by January 31, 2019, which will be used in an upcoming issue of the Union Farmer.
  • The awardee may be asked to give a short presentation at the state or county level about their experience.

NFU WC Scholarship Application

  • Personal Information

  • Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Involvement

  • References

    Include the names and phone numbers of two (2) unrelated references. Those listed must be willing to speak on your behalf if contacted by Rocky Mountain Farmers Union.
  • Essay Question

    Explain why you want to attend the NFU Women’s Conference and how attending will benefit you and Rocky Mountain Farmers Union. Feel free to visit https://nfu.org/education/womensconference/ for inspiration and more information on the conference.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, docx, rtf.
    Upload your MS Word (docx), Adobe PDF, or rich text format (RTF) document here.