Diversity and Inclusion Session Scholarship

Members of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee shall also be responsible for awarding the Diversity and Inclusion Session Scholarship.

MARAC's Diversity and Inclusion Session Scholarship was created to promote themes of diversity and inclusion, and social justice at MARAC conferences and to encourage professional engagement with these issues.

Submission Guidelines for the Diversity and Inclusion Session Award

This scholarship is awarded to the presenters of one session at both the Fall and Spring conferences for a session dedicated to topics of inclusion and diversity (as defined by MARAC’s Diversity and Inclusion Definition) within the profession. The presenter(s) of the winning session will be eligible for a collective total of up to $1,200, paid up front for travel, two nights hotel, as well as complimentary registration for the conference.

Evaluation

The winning session will be chosen from among the proposals submitted and accepted by the conference Program Committee, in collaboration with Diversity and Inclusion Committee Members.

Award

The presenter(s) of the winning session will be eligible for a collective total of up to $1,200, paid up front for travel, two nights hotel, as well as complimentary registration for the conference.

Submission of entries

The sponsored sessions will be chosen from among the proposals submitted for the Spring and Fall conferences.

Although there is no separate application process for this award, presenters must indicate in their submissions that they wish to be considered for this award by checking a box on the online submission form.

Last updated December 2020