Scholarships Chair Board Position

Objective: Oversee the Alsame Scholarship committee and advise the Executive Board on the awarding of scholarships.  

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Independent, self-starter
  • Values team work, collaboration 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 

Scholarships Chair Responsibilities:

  • Oversee scholarship committee and review scholarship applications received by Alsame
  • Issue written reports to the Executive Board as required, recommending qualified candidates to receive scholarships
  • Advise the Executive Board in establishing and modifying scholarship criteria and other elements of the scholarship process
  • Develop a timeline to communicate directly with scholarship applicants before, during and after the scholarships are awarded
  • Work with Communications and Social Media Chairs to promote scholarships
  • Attend the Alsame Conference or a special event and announce the scholarship recipients  

Board Member Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Attend all board meetings
  • Engage through monthly membership meetings (must attend at least 75%)
  • Communicate regularly with board members and be accessible via email 
  • Keep board members up to date on best practices related to Scholarship practices 
  • Exemplify professionalism as a representative of Alsame
  • Promote Alsame within your networks and areas of influence 
  • Performs other responsibilities assigned by Chair and Co-Chair 
  • Commit to a minimum of a two-year term 
  • Submit annual membership dues 

Benefits:

  • Positively impact the experience of Latinx students and professionals in Michigan
  • Access a wide network of Latinx professionals 
  • Gain experience in leading a 100% volunteer, non-profit organization 
  • Recognition as a leader of one of Michigan’s premier organizations that serves Latinx youth  
  • Bring Alsame events or meetings to your city or place of employment
  • Is eligible to become Board Chair or Co-Chair after two years of service

Deadline Date for Applications:  Screening will begin immediately

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For questions, contact Salvador Lopez at lopezs@alsame.org or visit www.alsame.org