Region V offers scholarships that help advance professionals and students through participation in educational events. The region will be accepting application for these scholarships later this year.

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I-LEAD®

Every year, Region V selects a number of students, whether undergraduate or graduate, for a scholarship to attend the Institute for Leadership Education and Development (I-LEAD®), ACUI's premier student program. Applicants are required to submit an essay, proof of academic good standing, and at least one letter of support. Additionally, the applicant must acknowledge that fees not covered by program registration (travel/transportation) are at cost to the host institution or individual.


IPDS: New Professional Orientation

IPDS: New Professionals Orientation has been refined over its more than 40-year existence. The program offers participants an opportunity to  enhance the specific skills identified as especially relevant for new professionals; learn about new practical applications for theory and the role of the college union; build a professional network of people with the same responsibilities as you; and gain informational resources to help you solve problems on campus. 


Student Organizations Institute 

Now in its seventh year, the Student Organizations Institute offers higher education professionals and student organization advisors the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the principles in training advisors, risk management, legal issues, student group conduct, and other topics related to working with student organizations. 


Women's Leadership Institute 

The Women's Leadership Institute is the premier program for women leaders across campus. The program is held at a resort-style location to maximize learning and minimize distractions, and is designed for women who aspire to new leadership positions on campus. The institute features a curriculum with an overall focus on building the next generation of leaders in higher education administration and student affairs. This is a wonderful program for women of all ages to come together to learn and network with one another, forming bonds that will last a lifetime. 


Essentials of Facilities Management Training Seminar

Essentials of Facilities Management Training Seminar is a foundational development program for college union professionals and other facility administrators. The program is designed for professionals who are new to facility management or are transitioning into responsibilities of overseeing facilities. Content will be centered on facility management learning domains (based on skill sets and learning domains from APPA and ACU).


Building Managers Seminar

The Building Managers Seminar is designed to emphasize the key area concepts of leadership, conflict management, supervision, and most importantly the role of the college union.


Regional and Annual Conferences 

Scholarships covering registration fees for the Region V conference or the ACUI annual conference may be granted, depending on funds available.