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Governor's Hurricane Conference

Feb 15, 2011

2012 Student Conference Scholarship Program

All students interested in emergency management are invited to apply for a Student Scholarship to attend the 26th Annual Governor's Hurricane Conference® May 13-18, 2012 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Eligibility: Students currently enrolled in a public or private institution of higher education, at the graduate or undergraduate levels, and who have taken or are taking emergency management related courses as part of their academic program, are eligible to apply. While a student's major or minor concentration of study need not be "emergency management" specifically, they should demonstrate that their field of study has a direct impact to overall emergency preparedness, response, recovery and/or mitigation.

Additional Eligibility Considerations: 

Recent Graduates: Students who complete their degree requirements no more than 6 months prior to the conference are also eligible to apply.

Florida Residents: Students who are Florida "residents for tuition purposes" (as per § 1009.21, F.S.) will be given priority. Out-of-state or online students may also be considered based upon review committee recommendation.

Institutional Limits: The total number of students from any single institution will be limited based on total funding availability.

How to Apply: Apply online between December 15, 2011 and February 15, 2012. Email to be added to the email distribution list for future notifications, including availability of the application portal.

Applicants will be notified of their status in March.For more information on the 2012 GHC, visit

Tuesday, February 15, 2011