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The Ethics of Scholarships
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 Export to Your Calendar 6/13/2019
When: Thursday, June 13, 2019
12PM - 1:00PM (MT)
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: Maggie Brubaker
303-442-2524


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Title:

The Ethics of Scholarships

Presenters:

Tiffany Anderson, Scholarship Program Director, Boettcher Foundation
Mark Kantrowitz, Publisher and VP of Research, Savingforcollege.com
Oscar Sweeten-Lopez, President, College Success Tools, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Cost:

Free to NSPA members. $35 for non-members.

Description: 

As scholarship providers we strive to make the biggest impact on our scholars and community while maintain the highest ethical standards and creating systems that allow for fair treatment of all students and applicants. This panel will explore scholarship selection procedures that help to eliminate bias and provide fair and ethical assessment to all students along with looking at scholarship programming and organizational policies that provide checks and balances to ensure fair and ethical practice while also meeting the unique needs of our scholar populations.

Presenter Bios:

TIFFANY ANDERSON BIO

As director of the scholarship program at the Boettcher Foundation, Tiffany Anderson oversees all recruitment, selection and programming for current Boettcher Scholars, along with our alumni development and outreach. She also serves as the foundations primary contact for scholarship relations and oversees the scholarship grant process. Before joining the Boettcher Foundation team, Tiffany developed and directed the Leeds Scholars Program at the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business. Prior to that, she served as the program director and senior program manager of the Presidents Leadership Class at CU Boulder for 10 years.
Tiffany currently services on the Board for the National Scholarship Providers Association along with the boards for the Youth Initiative of Adams County and the Presidents Leadership Class at CU Boulder. She is also a Fellow in the Colorado Governors Fellowship Program and active in the Adams 12 school district and on many education tasks forces and committees across Colorado.

MARK KANTROWITZ BIO

Mark Kantrowitz is an expert on student financial aid, scholarships and student loans. His mission is to deliver practical information, advice and tools to students and their families so they can make smarter, more informed decisions about planning and paying for college. Mr. Kantrowitz has been quoted in more than 10,000 newspaper and magazine articles about college admissions and financial aid. Mark has written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Reuters, Huffington Post, U.S. News & World Report, Money Magazine, Forbes, Newsweek and Time Magazine. Mark is the author of four bestselling books about scholarships and financial aid and holds seven patents. He also writes extensively on student aid policy. Mark serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Student Financial Aid, the editorial advisory board of Bottom Line/Personal, and is a member of the board of trustees of the Center for Excellence in Education. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of the National Scholarship Providers Association and as publisher of the FinAid, Fastweb, Edvisors and Cappex web sites. Mark has two Bachelor's degrees in mathematics and philosophy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Master's degree in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Currently, Mark is the Publisher and VP of research at Savingsforcollege.com, the leading web site about 529 plans.

OSCAR SWEETEN-LOPEZ BIO

As the College Success Tools leader, Oscar oversees the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation’s comprehensive college success products and services. Prior to joining the foundation in 2005, Oscar was director of student retention and workforce development for the Oregon Council for Hispanic Advancement. Other past experience includes work with the Oregon Human Development Corporation and with AmeriCorps. Oscar has a bachelor’s in political science and Spanish from the University of Oregon and is a leadership fellow at the Institute of Nonprofit Management at Portland State University.

Oscar currently serves as the President of the National Scholarship Providers Association Board of Directors.

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