Friday, November 30, 2012

Scholarships to Conference: Medicare and Social Security in a Time of Budget Austerity



The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) is pleased to offer the opportunity for students and young professionals to attend our 25th Annual Policy Research Conference, Medicare and Social Security in a Time of Budget Austerity, taking place January 31-February 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. NASI will select up to six conference scholars, who will each receive a complimentary conference registration, roundtrip transportation to Washington, DC, and lodging for up to two evenings. More details about the conference and the terms of the award are outlined on NASI's conference webpage. Please share this announcement with anyone who may be interested in this opportunity.

About the Conference
NASI's 25thAnnual Policy Research Conference, Medicare and Social Security in a Time of Budget Austerity, will be an interdisciplinary gathering of several hundred policy analysts and researchers, congressional staff, labor union representatives, advocates, industry leaders, federal employees and other individuals working in the field of social insurance. Conference Scholars will hear the latest developments in the social insurance field from a range of policy, research, advocacy, and business leaders.View the agenda online to learn more about conference sessions and keynotes.

Eligibility

  • Young professionals in the first five years of their career, or students 18 years or older are eligible to apply.
  • Policy debates about the future of social insurance benefit from diverse perspectives that are representative of the country's varied demographics. For that reason, NASI encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds—including but not limited to individuals who represent different groups as defined by race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, ability/disability, and geographic location—to apply.
  • NASI members and associate members are not eligible to apply. In general, preference will be given to applicants who have yet to attend a NASI event or conference.

Applications are due by 5:00 pm, Wednesday, December 12, 2012.

Visit the conference scholarship page on NASI's website for more information and an application form.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Clark at (202) 452-8097 or by e-mail at jclark@nasi.org.

**P.S. Don't forget: The early bird deadline to register for the NASI conference is November 30. After forwarding this email to students and young professionals you think would be interested, register for the conference online today.**

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