Type of Funding
Ashoka U is making available limited scholarships to those who wish to attend the 2018 Ashoka U Exchange, co-hosted by Babson College, which will take place from 5 to 7 April 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. The annual Ashoka U Exchange is 1 of the largest international gatherings for college and university professionals to learn and share leading practices for embedding social innovation in higher education.
Attendees at the Exchange include college and university faculty, staff, and administrators; undergraduate and graduate students; non-profit and community leaders; and social entrepreneurs and Ashoka Fellows.
Ashoka U is offering a limited number of scholarships for individuals with demonstrated need and who plan to attend the Exchange for the first time. Recipients of the Exchange scholarship will receive a reduced registration price of US$475.
Student tickets will also be available at US$475. However, there will only be 100 student tickets available.
Scholarship applicants should be those with demonstrated need and with demonstrated interest and track record of leading changemaker education initiatives. Priority will be given to:
- First-time Exchange attendee
- Faculty, staff, administrators at higher education institutions
- Representatives from community colleges
- Representatives from historically black colleges and universities and
- Representatives from tribal colleges
Applications for the scholarships will open 17 October 2017 and scholarships will be given out on a rolling basis.