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
NRCA Awards Banquet
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 KCaron@omginc.com
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.