Scholarships And Financial Grants

**Because 2021 will be an unusual season, sections of this manual may be inaccurate. Please reference the 2021 Registration Guide provided by the Island Registrar.

Conference Scholarships and SIC Financial Grants

All of the Star conferences are to be commended for their vital scholarship programs! .

Conference Scholarships: In an effort to streamline billing and front-desk operations, we encourage conferences adopt a single method for administering scholarship fund. It is our hope that the following method of handling scholarship funds can be used by conferences:

  1. Conferee applies for scholarship;
  2. Conferences use whatever method they choose to decide on awards;
  3. Conference writes a check in the amount of the scholarship payable to the recipient to use as they see fit in paying their Star Island expenses; alternatively, some conferences present scholarship checks to recipients when they arrive on island, payable to “Star Island Corporation.”

Please note: Conferees cannot accept both a conference scholarship and an SIC grant. They may apply for both, but we ask that they accept only one. For more information, see the financial aid page of the website.

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