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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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Are Renewable Scholarships Your Problem Area?

April 27, 2017

Do you struggle to keep renewable scholarships organized?  For colleges, universities and foundations offering renewable scholarships, they make up about 30% of awards given and can be challenging because there are so many moving parts and unique situations that can arise.  I promise you, you are not the only one whose palms start sweating when you start...

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3 Tips for Improving Donor Relationships with Renewable Scholarship Recipients

April 19, 2017

We all know that managing renewable scholarships can take a lot of time, especially if you aren't using true renewal management. After spending hundreds of hours ensuring your renewable scholarships are still compliant, donor stewardship can easily be pushed to the back burner or get ignored altogether. Often we find that advancement will reach out to donors...

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True Renewal Management Defined

April 12, 2017

Many  scholarship opportunities are renewable, meaning that they are awarded more than once on some type of schedule. These could be awarded each semester or each year and there are certain requirements that a student needs to meet each time the award is given. Often times, administrators have to go in and manually check each award to make sure the student is...

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Three Steps To Following The Rules With Renewable Scholarships

April 05, 2017

Do renewable scholarships have you tied up?   Are you spending hours, days, weeks searching through award recipients and verifying if they still qualify for their awards?  So many colleges, universities, and foundations are still using valuable hours awarding renewable scholarships but have not made compliance a priority, which can be detrimental to important...

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AcademicWorks Winter Release:  Functionality to make scholarship awarding and donor reporting less stressful!

February 06, 2017

Over the weekend, our team was busy delivering a new release to AcademicWorks users.  This release has something for just about every type of user whether you are trying to award the most qualified student or delivering quality thank-you letters to scholarship donors.  Let's check out all of the great stuff jam packed into this release! 

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Renewal Management Mastery from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Renewal Management (RM) is one of the main features that we offer in our Advance Package. But, what exactly does it do for you, and how does it work?

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AcademicWorks Summer Product Release: Enhancements for True Renewal Management

June 29, 2015

True renewal management means that you can track more than just award recipients from the previous award cycle. Your scholarship management technology should provide you with the tools to manage the lifecycle of a renewable scholarship from the time an applicant submits their application until graduation.

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AcademicWorks Spring Product Release: Improving Communication and Renewals

April 27, 2015

AcademicWorks consistently seeks feedback from our users and scholarship professionals to better understand their challenges. Based on this feedback we have released new features to help AcademicWorks users overcome these challenges.

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