Scholarships and Grants

Overview

AIR is pleased to provide scholarships* and grants that facilitate the professional growth and development of institutional research professionals.

*Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis.

Scholarships

Julia M. Duckwall Scholarship Program

The Julia M. Duckwall Professional Development Scholarship program facilitates the professional growth and development of early-career institutional research professionals. This scholarship is only offered to current AIR members.

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is January 13, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Program Overview

Edward Delaney Scholarship Program

The Edward Delaney Scholarship facilitates the professional growth and development of early-career institutional research professionals by providing assistance to attend the annual AIR Forum. Delaney served as the 1992-93 AIR President, 1990 AIR Forum Chair, and as an NCES/AIR Senior Fellow. This scholarship is only offered to current AIR members.

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is January 13, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Program Overview

Jeff Seybert/National Higher Education Benchmarking Institute Scholarship Program

The Jeff Seybert/National Higher Education Benchmarking Institute Scholarship facilitates the professional growth and development of early-career institutional research professionals employed at community colleges by providing assistance to attend the annual AIR Forum. Jeffrey A. Seybert, founder of the National Higher Education Benchmarking Institute (NHEBI), a John Stecklein Distinguished Member Award recipient, and a member of the AIR Board. This scholarship is only offered to current AIR members.

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is January 13, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Program Overview

Community College Scholarship Program

The Community College Scholarship facilitates the professional growth and development of early-career institutional research professionals employed at two-year institutions by providing registration assistance for the online portion of A Holistic Approach to Institutional Research

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Grants

Affiliated Organization Travel Grants

The AIR Affiliated Organization (AO) Travel Grant program was created to partner in a tangible and meaningful way with AOs and to serve the skills development needs of IR staff who might otherwise be unable to attend the AIR Forum. 

Program Overview

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