So have you considered the Sylvia Chu Memorial Scholarship? Conference presenters, a requirement has changed!

Sylvia Chu Memorial Scholarship

Financial assistance is available for new SUNYLA members to attend the annual conference. The Scholarship aims to encourage involvement with SUNYLA and to provide opportunities for professional growth for its members. The Award is a voucher covering: Registration fees, Conference meals, and one pre-conference continuing education session

You qualify if:

  • You have not been a SUNYLA member for more than three consecutive years
  • You have paid current year’s dues
  • You are not a session presenter (poster session presenters and moderators are eligible)

This requirement has been waived for 2015, and will be permanently addressed post conference.

  • You have never received a Sylvia Chu Scholarship

To apply: Please provide a letter (one to two pages) highlighting why attending a SUNYLA conference will benefit your professional development and email it by May 8, 2015 to:  Kim Myers,

The Sylvia Chu Scholarship Committee will review the letters and present awards by May 15, 2015.

To learn more about Sylvia Chu please visit the website.


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