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Scholarship Information

CASCHA has a commitment to supporting the professional development of its graduate students and professionals by offering a scholarship to make attending the Oshkosh Placement Exchange (OPE) more accessible.



In addition to the recipient being able to further his or her career in student affairs and especially Residence Life and/or Housing, the recipient of the scholarship will receive reimbursement for the cost of the Oshkosh Placement Exchange Candidate Early Bird registration fee of $125.


Eligibility and Requirements
  • The applicant’s institution must have paid dues in full to CASCHA by the OPE application deadline.

  • The applicant must be a first-time attendee of OPE.

  • The applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need.

  • The scholarship winner must submit a written statement highlighting the experience and what was learned. This reflections will be posted on the CASCHA website, and the recipient is also encouraged to submit an article to the Trends magazine for GLACUHO following OPE.


Submission Materials
  1. Answer the essay questions below in the Google form (maximum 500-word response per question).

  2. Submit a current resume (PDF preferred) to cascha.org@gmail.  Please use the subject "Attention: Shavonn Nowlin".


Application Timeline

All items of the applicant's application must be electronically submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on February 16, 2015.


Scholarship recipients will receive notification via email by February 23, 2015 and will be recognized at the CASCHA Social at both OPE and at the March CASCHA meeting at Lake Forest College.

2015 Oshkosh Placement Exchange Scholarship