SPRING "Learning a la Carte" CONFERENCE
New Professional Scholarship Application
DEADLINE April 3, 2019
Are you the next AESP scholarship recipient? Three scholarships are available for AESP’s Spring Conference in Renton, WA, May 6 - 8, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency, Lake Washington. The scholarships INCLUDE registration for the conference, a pre-conference training course on the Principles of Demand-side Management, and if you’re not a member, we include a one-year membership (total value over $1500). PLUS, you will be assigned an experienced conference ambassador so you can learn, network, and fully experience AESP’s Spring Conference.
Qualifications for the New Professional Scholarship are:
· 1-5 years of Energy Efficiency, Demand Response, and/or Smart Grid experience.
· Must be working full time in any of the following energy-related areas: electric or natural gas utilities, co-ops/munis, regulatory or non-profit entities, public benefit groups, vendors, manufacturers, or consulting firms.
· Have approval for travel to attend the conference. Note: travel and lodging costs are NOT included in this scholarship.
· Scholarship recipients will be required to submit feedback to AESP on what was learned at the conference and how they benefit from it. Recipients are required to attend the New Professionals event on Monday, May 6, 2019. Scholarship recipients may be asked to write an article for AESP, and/or post on social media.
· Disclaimer:Please be aware that by submitting this application, you consent to your photo, video, name, and/or likeness being used, without compensation, in all media, whether now known or here after devised, for eternity, and you release AESP, It’s Successors, Assigns and Licensees from any liability whatsoever of any nature.
If you meet the above qualifications, apply for the scholarship by emailing the following information (please limit responses to 100 words per question), as well as a 50-word biography to suzanne@AESP.ORG by April 3, 2019.
1. How did you first become interested in the energy industry?
2. In what other industries have you worked prior to the energy industry?
3. What other industry conferences (energy or non-energy) have you attended, and what was your level of participation (i.e. attendee, exhibitor, committee member, etc.)?
4. How do you plan to leverage the Spring conference to achieve your goals, both personal and professional?
5.You will be provided a conference ambassador so you can “jump right in.” What type of person do you prefer to be your mentor, any constraints? How do you plan on taking advantage of your mentor’s expertise?
6.I certify that my supervisor will allow travel time to this conference. His/her name is________________________ and can be reached at_________________________.
7.Include the following information so we can contact you, if selected.
The Pacific Northwest is known for its progressive and innovative energy efficiency programs that serve residential customers as well as small business and large commercial and industrial facilities. Among these programs, what is your favorite one and why?