Ignition Volunteer Panel
Nominating is seeking 2 active and 1 sustaining member to self nominate to serve on a panel to review scholarship application and business pitches.
Please email the nominating chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to be considered. EMAIL DUE BY April 1.
The JLH and Catalyst have joined to offer training and scholarship awards to women entrepreneurs.
Here is a description and tentative schedule of events:
Scholarship Application Process
- Applications will be provided to applicants via an online application on The Catalyst website.
- Scholarship Application deadline will be 11:59 PM Central Time on April 15, 2022.
Business Pitch Process for PY 2022
- All pitches will be scheduled via Zoom by The Catalyst.
- All Scholarship Committee members will be invited; all members who can attend, should attend to create a more “realistic” experience for the candidate.
- The live Business Pitch presentation will be recorded via Zoom and distributed to the Scholarship Committee for review; candidates will be informed that they will need to be available for questions from any Scholarship Committee members not present.
- Scholarship Committee will meet at a later time to review all Business Pitches/Candidates.
- Candidate will receive notification of either: successful completion of their application or additional questions and a request to set up a new time to meet.
The Scholarship Committee consists of the following and will be solely responsible for determining the scholarship recipient each year:
- 2 JLH Board/Management Team Members
- 2 JLH Members
- 1 JLH Sustainer
- The Catalyst WBC Project Manager
- 1 representative from The Catalyst
Tentative Event Schedule:
- Scholarship Application published by The Catalyst via Microsoft Forms November 30, 2021
- Scholarship Application due by 11:59 PM Central Time on April 15, 2022
- Prerequisites for Applicants verified by 5:00 PM Central Time on April 22, 2022
- Business Pitches Completed by 5:00 PM Central Time on May 4, 2022
- Scholarship Winner decided by Scholarship Committee by 5:00 PM Central Time on May 6, 2022
- Scholarship Winner announced during JLH Annual Celebration on May 9, 2022