2019-2020 Grants & Scholarships Committee

Committee Purpose/Mission 

Oversees the D&I Scholarships and Professional Development Grants. This includes coordination of the application process, review of applicants and providing recommendations of winners to the board.


2 co-chairs, 6-8 committee members selected by co-chairs by August 14

  • One member diversity and inclusion (D&I) focused for the whole committee ensuring that D&I voices and concerns are heard and considered
  • Committee member solicitation should take place between June 1 and August 1
  • Co-chairs should make every effort to include at least 1 employer member and 1 new member (joined within the past 2 years) in the committee.
  • Co-chairs are responsible for ensuring volunteers are current members of EACE by checking the directory.
Board Liaison
Alison Joyce, Director of Finance
Northeastern University
Grants & Scholarships Committee Co-Chairs
Diversity & Inclusion Scholarships:
Tracey Hanton,
Purdue University Fort Wayne
Professional Development Grants:
Marisol Rosado Perez,
Widener University
 D&I Scholarship Sub-Committee Members
1. Holly Logan, Temple University
2. Carolyn Kleiman, George Mason University
3. Helen Boyke, Sacred Heart University
4. Leslie Silva, Temple University
5. Steve Savitsky, Northeastern University
6. Bizu Soloman, Fordham University
Professional Development Grant Sub-Committee Members
1. Martin Black, Duquesne University
2. Linda Flynn, Montclair State University
3. Erin Wise, Binghamton University
4. Erin Cherewatti, University of Massachusetts Amherst
5. Tiffany Franklin, University of Pennsylvania 

Requirements of the Committee

  • Hold monthly meetings, work toward goals, report to board
  • Work collaboratively with the PR and Marketing Committee and HQ to encourage applications
  • Review applications and provide a report of recommended recipients to the Board of Directors
  • Committee members will work with HQ to collect bios, portraits, etc.
  • Attend the Awards Luncheon at the Annual Conference to recognize scholarship recipients
  • Review web-pages related to your committee’s activities and work with HQ to make sure they are accurate throughout the year.


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