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Mereese Ladson Scholarship
Funded by the NACAS Foundation, this scholarship is intended to promote the advancement of diverse, career-minded higher education professionals and to enhance their auxiliary services skill and knowledge base through NACAS professional development programs.
About the Scholarship
The Ladson Diversity Scholarship was established in 2005 in honor of the late Mereese Ladson, Controller at Brooklyn College (CUNY). Ms. Ladson was a President and long-time leader of NACAS East and a great friend to the entire association. Ms. Ladson’s professionalism, commitment to inclusiveness for all, and leadership were sources of inspiration to our members. This scholarship program is intended to further her work to promote the advancement of diverse, career-minded higher education professionals and to enhance their auxiliary services skill and knowledge base through NACAS professional development programs.
Please note the following:
- Individuals of minorities, races, or ethnic groups such as Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.
- Current auxiliary and business services professionals from NACAS member institutions.
- Leadership potential must be demonstrated through the submission of the nominee’s resume and a letter of reference from the nominee’s direct supervisor or a current NACAS member familiar with their professional skills.
The deadline to apply for a 2020 scholarship is February 28, 2020. Notification will be sent to all applicants by March 31, 2020.
The winner will receive $750 to be used toward any NACAS event and will be featured in the NACAS magazine, College Services.
Using the Award
The awarded scholarship must be used within two years of notification of receiving the award.
Ana Alvarez, CASP
Katia Zakhem Nakhle
Dorsey Spencer Jr.
Andre R Davis
Krisit A. Freeman, CASP