Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

ACUHOI Conference New Professional Scholarship

The ACUHO-I Conference New Professional Scholarship was established to provide new professionals with financial support to attend the ACUHO-I Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE). The recipient of the scholarship will receive up to $1,000 USD toward registration, transportation, lodging, and meals for the conference.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • For the purposes of this award, “new professional” is defined as someone with five (5) years or less full-time experience in housing and residence life.
  • Undergraduate and graduate experience does not count toward the five (5) year limit.
  • Eligible individuals are either part of a NWACUHO member institution or hold an individual NWACUHO membership.

Application Requirements:

  • A complete scholarship application will include:
  • A descriptive letter of interest from the candidate. The letter should address why the scholarship is important to the candidate and how it will support their growth as a professional within the field of housing and residence life
  • A statement of support written on behalf of the candidate. Someone other than the candidate must submit a brief written statement of support (250 words or less) on behalf of the candidate that includes information about the candidate’s strengths/skills and potential in the field of housing and residence life.
  • Application materials must be completed using this form by 5:00pm PDT on June 1, 2016.
  • The scholarship recipient must write an article for the NWACUHO Soundings Blog about their experience at the ACUHO-I Conference.


  • Application materials must be received by 5:00pm PST on June 1, 2016.

Previous recipients include: