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2017 Helen Brown Group-NEDRA

Conference Scholarship

With immense gratitude to Helen Brown of the Helen Brown Group, NEDRA offers a scholarship opportunity to any NEDRA member who wishes to attend our annual conference.  This scholarship is need-blind and will cover the cost of registration, as well as hotel and travel expenses up to $500, for the 2017 Conference.  If you have any questions, please contact Tim Wilson, Chair of the Annual Conference Scholarship Committee, at (617) 495-6164 or

Selection Process and Criteria:

NEDRA's Annual Conference Scholarship Committee and NEDRA board members will select the recipient on the basis of the candidate’s:

1. Quality of Personal Essay

2. Letter of Recommendation

3. Experience in Prospect Research or Related Fields


The scholarship application must be submitted by Friday, February 17, 2017.

The selection committee will notify applicants of their status by late March 2017.


Application Instructions and Checklist:

Compete the application form and review the following checklist.  Applications must include all of the items listed below:

  • Complete the scholarship application form.
  • Prepare an essay (up to 1,000 words) describing: (a) the value you will receive from attending the conference; (b) the value your institution will receive from your attending the conference; and (c) your institutional resources for professional development. If limited resources prohibit your institution from sending you to a NEDRA conference, please describe the circumstances.
  • Enclose a letter of recommendation (preferably from your supervisor).

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