Southern    Association   of    Student  
          Financial   Aid   Administrators

SASFAA Diversity Leadership Program 

GOALS:

SASFAA's Diversity Leadership Program seeks to

● Provide opportunity, support, and access to individuals from identified underrepresented groups (i.e., people of color, people with disabilities, and people of LGBTQ+) in the Association community;

● Help to advance the careers of program participants through professional development;

● Increase access to a diverse pool of talented leaders who represent the diversity of the membership; and

● To create a collaboration that is transferable to help the institution, State Association, and SASFAA to develop future leaders, from diverse backgrounds, who are motivated to accomplish the goals of the Association.

BENEFITS:

If accepted, participants would receive the following benefits:

● Complimentary registration to the SASFAA Annual Conference and a stipend to be used on hotel, meals, travel

● A One-On-One Partnership with a member who have previously served on SASFAA’s Board of Directors and/or Committee(s); and

● Hold a place on one task force for each participant to ensure volunteer experience is gained.

ELIGIBILITY:

To be considered for the DLP, a candidate must:

● Be a member of a racial or ethnic minority group, LGBTQ+ , or a person with a disability;

● Have been working in or with financial aid for a minimum of three years (no maximum);

● Be a member of SASFAA;

● Have demonstrated professional or civic/community leadership experience;

● Be committed to fully engage in all DLP scholarship benefits as outlined above;

● Secure in writing supervisor/institutional support for the individual’s participation and time away from the office to participate in DLP; and

● Be employed by a current SASFAA member.

APPLICATION:

To submit the online application, click HERE. Email sasfaatech@gmail.com if you have any issues submitting your application.  A copy of your resume, a letter of support from your supervisor, and a professional recommendation are required as part of the application process.

The deadline to submit your application is May 23, 2021 at 11:59PM EST.

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