ASHE is proud to offer a limited number of the Ilse B. Almanza scholarships to current members to attend the in-person Annual Conference, August 8-11, 2021, in Nashville, TN, as well as the virtual conference, September 15-17, 2021. Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $949 which covers the cost of a full-registration for the in-person ($850) and the virtual ($99).

Individuals who apply for the scholarship must be a current ASHE member in good standing at the time of application. This year scholarships are being offered to individuals who meet two or more of the following qualifications:

  1. Early career professional (between the age of 21-40) – currently working in the field or college student pursuing a career in the health care planning, design, construction, or operations field.
  2. Individuals from any under-represented groups, as follows: – Female – Racial minority – LGTBQ+ – Transgender – Other
  3. Financially challenged – if your facility has cut funding for education and you have not previously received any type of ASHE financial assistance/support to attend any ASHE conference (Annual/PDC) in 2020 or 2021. This includes awards, scholarships, waivers, etc.
  4. First time attending the ASHE Annual Conference. Individuals who meet the above-mentioned criteria will be given priority over other applicants.