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Community Development Institute Scholarship

The Arkansas Community Development Society is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for the 2021 Community Development Institute. To qualify for an ACDS Scholarship to the Community Development Institute (CDI), you must be able to show that you:

  • Are an Arkansas resident

  • Are a practicing Arkansas community or economic developer, or work in a related field

  • Require financial assistance in order to attend CDI (this scholarship is for tuition; lodging assistance may be provided by scholarship if needed)

  • Have the potential for sharing your learning with others in your home county/city

  • Are willing to contribute to and participate fully at CDI

Application deadline is May 11, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.

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Additonal criteria to be used for selection of recipients will be:
•    Educational needs
•    Career motivation
•    Financial need

The Selection Committee will select recipients and one alternate. The alternate will not be notified unless a primary recipient(s) cannot accept the scholarship. While previous winners may apply, preference is given to first-time awardees.

Notification of selection will be made by the ACDS president or the Grants and Scholarships Committee Chair.

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