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Best Practices for Promoting Scholarships: A Panel Discussion for Everyone

October 02, 2017

Promoting scholarships to students can be surprisingly difficult. You would think that it would be easy to offer free money to students, but it can be hard to catch their attention long enough let them know you have scholarships to offer. Promoting scholarship opportunities is one the parts of the process that AcademicWorks users constantly seek guidance on. ...

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Scoping it Out: Using Scopes to Enhance your AcademicWorks Experience

October 02, 2017

Author and Presenter: Todd Brault, Brown University

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Preparing for a Successful Cycle Management Process

October 02, 2017

As your award season draws to a close, it will be time to file away past applications and prepare for the next cycle.  Managing and updating your entire system between award seasons can be an intimidating project, which is why we offer the Cycle Management process as a helpful resource to start the year off on the right foot.  While the AcademicWorks system...

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Gaining Mastery In the Day-to-Day Management of AcademicWorks

October 02, 2017

What does it mean to be a master at something? Is it knowing a skill like the back of your hand? Completing a task quicker? Or maybe being able to speak confidently about what you’re good at? When it comes to being a master with your AcademicWorks platform, it means getting in and getting out as efficiently as possible so you can get back to your day.

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Decentralized Roll-Outs

October 02, 2017

Author and Presenter: Bailey Poindexter, Mississippi State University

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AcademicWorks for Beginners

October 02, 2017

After a quick tour of the applicant portal, the AcademicWorks for Beginners session will familiarize you with the typical awarding cycle of accepting applications, reviewing those applications, making awards, and collecting thank you letters and other things from applicants that can be passed on to a donor.

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Two Sides of the Same Coin:  Harmonizing The Relationship Between Financial Aid & Foundation Offices

October 02, 2017

Presented by: Jonathan Garrison and Jennifer Dail, Sandhills Community College

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Common Approaches to Implementing Conditional Applications

October 02, 2017

Presented by: Milad Alzeerah and Monika Spreitzer, AcademicWorks

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Renewal Management Preparation, Configuration, and Use

October 02, 2017

We all know that getting the right scholarship to the right student is a complex process – you’ve got to set up your application, get your students to fill it out, go through a review and selection process, and make final award decisions. 

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Common Approaches to Reviewing in AcademicWorks

October 02, 2017

Reviewing in the AcademicWorks platform is an integral part of the awarding cycle. It allows easy evaluation of applicants and lends accountability to the reviews by maintaining scores and input by the reviewers.  In order to get the most out of reviewing, the following steps and considerations should be made.

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