Scholarship and Awards

Scholorship

LAANE Scholarship,  Awards, and Grant Criteria

LAANE Professional Development Grant

The purpose of the LAANE Professional Development Grant is to foster professional growth of our members and contribute to the field of developmental education. The grant will be awarded to assist in research, leadership, curricular innovation, and educational advancement. The grant funds proposals up to $750.00. An individual may be awarded only one professional development grant every two calendar years. For information on grant application and criteria, click here.

 

Student Scholarship – Please click here for the LAANE Scholarship Application

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LAANE’s Student Scholarship will be awarded to a student who, at the time of application:

    1. Is enrolled in a bachelor or associate degree program
    2. Has completed at least 6 credits of developmental course work
    3. Has earned at least 24 credits
    4. Has a cumulative GPA of at least 3.20
    5. Will be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits in Spring 2018

LAANE Awards

  1. Outstanding Service to Developmental Students
  2. Outstanding Student in a Developmental Program
  3. Outstanding Support to Developmental Education by a college administrator and/or public servant
  4. Outstanding Developmental Education Program
  5. Outstanding Contribution to LAANE
  6. Outstanding Research Publication Award

  1. Outstanding Service to Developmental Students
    1. Description: This award recognizes a developmental educator whose work on behalf of developmental studies exemplifies the Philosophy of developmental education.
    2. Requirements:
      1. Letter of nomination, including identification of student populations the nominee served or is currently serving
      2. Letter of endorsement from state/regional organization or the equivalent of the nominee with LAANE membership number
      3. Letters of support from: students, administration, faculty, and/or colleagues; developmental studies faculty members
      4. News clippings or other information detailing the nominee’s impact upon developmental studies
  2. Outstanding Student in a Developmental Program
    1. Description: This award honors a student, tutor, or alumnus/a who participated in a developmental program and then became a member of a profession and/or a contributing member to his or her community, thereby exemplifying the effectiveness of development education.
    2. Requirements:
      1. Letter of nomination
      2. Letter of endorsement from a developmental education practitioner. This letter must be from a developmental educator who taught the nominee and must include specific information about the developmental education courses which the nominee completed.
      3. Resume of nominee
      4. Supporting material must include: information detailing the nominee’s activities and contributions to a profession and/or community; letters from community organizations regarding the nominee’s contributors; letters from the nominee’s employer and/or instructors.
  3. Outstanding Support to Developmental Education by a College Administrator and/or Public Servant
    1. Requirements:
      1. Letter of nomination from local institutions
      2. Information detailing contributions to developmental education
  4. Outstanding Developmental Education Program
    1. Description: This award recognizes a developmental education program which exemplifies the best of current practice in the field of developmental education.
    2. Requirements:
      1. Letter of nomination
      2. Letters of support from: students, campus administrators and other members of the college community, developmental education program, and faculty or staff members outside the developmental education area
      3. Description of the program including quantitative data and highlights of unique features and components
      4. Copies of program brochures, flyers, other publicity materials
      5. Copies of recent program evaluations
      6. Copies of program recognition awards
  5. Outstanding Contribution to LAANE
    1. Description: This award recognizes a significant contribution to the growth and development of the association through service as a committee member, chairperson, state chapter leader, or coordinator of a major LAANE activity.
    2. Requirements:
      1. Letter of nomination with a LAANE membership history
      2. Letter of endorsement from a current or former LAANE officer
      3. Suggested supporting material, letters, flyers, other materials which support the contribution of nominee to LAANE
  6. Outstanding Research Publication Award
    1. Description: This award recognizes the individual or individuals who have authored a published article, book, periodical, or monograph in the field of developmental education. Dissertations are not considered for this award.
    2. Requirements:
      1. Letter of nomination with a LAANE membership history
      2. Letter of endorsement from a developmental educational practitioner
      3. Supporting material may include: samples of articles, monographs, journals or newsletter articles; summary of research conducted; and copies of book reviews with sources noted