IRE N.E.W.S. (Network of Educating Women Scholarship)

NWIR is honored to offer for a third year the scholarship program for first-time contractor attendees to NWIR Day and the 2021 IRE and NRCA Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.  This program is designed to encourage first-time attendees who work for a contractor to experience the benefits of professional development in the roofing industry.  Attendance at these events can influence one’s career trajectory and benefit not just the attendee, but her company/employer as well.  NWIR is pleased to offer four scholarships for 2021.

 Scholarship Package

  • Attendance at NWIR Day on August 8
  • IRE Tradeshow Expo Pass
  • Super Pass to Education Sessions August 10-12
  • Hotel accommodations (not to exceed $1,500)
  • Roundtrip airfare (not to exceed ($800)
  • Tailored agenda with host provided by NWIR Mentorship Committee

*Each attendee and her employer will be responsible for meals, ground transportation and incidentals

Guidelines for applicants

  • Current NWIR Member
  • Woman working as or employed by a roofing contractor
  • Agreement to attend NWIR Day, education sessions and the expo
  • Attend the NWIR hosted session held during the IRE education sessions
  • Assist with staffing the NWIR booth at the expo (2-3 hours total)
  • Agreement to write a statement summarizing her experience and provide a photographic release
  • If an employee (rather than an owner), agreement from your employer for paid time off to travel from August 7-12

How To Apply

  • Email submission to the Mentoring Committee Chair, Kelley Caron at [email protected]
  • Tell us the number of years and position(s) held in the roofing industry.
  • Indicate whether you are a member of NWiR as well as any other roofing associations.
  • Write a brief summary on why you would like to be selected to attend the 2021 NWIR Day and the IRE & NRCA Convention. (Limit to 500 words)
  • The deadline to apply is May 14. Winners will be notified on June 1 and announced on June 14.