Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Ambassador Scholarship Announcement

MACC’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee is seeking students to fill five DEI Ambassador positions.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Ambassador Scholarship is a special recognition to be awarded at the discretion of the MACC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. This award is valued at $500 per semester and is applied to educational expenses charged at Moberly Area Community College, including fees, tuition, lab fees, housing, meal plan, and/or books and supplies.

DEI Mission Statement:
MACC is a place where all belong. Diversity fuels the MACC spirit empowering people in our inclusive community. We celebrate the uniqueness of each individual and multiple points of view. Be who you are. We like it that way.

Do you have a passion for supporting MACC’s DEI mission? DEI Ambassadors will be members of the DEI Committee and are required to participate in meetings, and will lead and/or participate in DEI-related events and programs.

Ambassadors will:

  • Raise awareness about the needs of students from underrepresented backgrounds, and provide
    resources and information to support students;
  • Promote an inclusive climate where everyone feels welcomed and supported;
  • Be creative and take initiative in implementing continuous improvement methods to support DEI
    programs and events to actively engage students in activities to advance diversity, equity and inclusion
    at MACC.
  • Serve as an advocate for students.

 

Benefits of being a DEI ambassador:
Ambassadors will be students who are committed to promoting DEI awareness. They will strive to build relationships while increasing campus-wide participation in DEI events and programs. Ambassadors will gain valuable leadership experience and communication skills, and will acquire transferable skills for the workplace, such as networking with peers, faculty, staff and community members. Oh, and receive a $500 scholarship!

Applications are available here: https://www.macc.edu/about-macc-diversity-equity-and-inclusion/

Deadline is August 31.

Recipients will be contacted no later than September 9; involvement/activities to begin mid-September.

Questions? Please send to DEIScholarship@macc.edu.

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