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Apply for a scholarship to attend Greenbuild 2017

USGBC is excited to provide scholarship opportunities to attend Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and specific scholarship opportunities will be posted here in Summer 2017.

Scholarships increase access to Greenbuild and serve as a point of entry for people new to the green movement. Scholarships are competitive, and preference is given to individuals from under-represented audiences and who demonstrate a need for a scholarship. These scholarships allow USGBC to invest in individuals who share our vision and want to be champions for the movement. Hear from several Greenbuild 2015 scholarship recipients to get an insider's look on how you can benefit from a scholarship!

Applicants should:
  • Be 18 years or older 
  • Have not attended Greenbuild in the past
  • Not be USGBC staff, USGBC Chapters staff, or hold a USGBC volunteer leadership position (i.e. Board of Directors, committees)
  • Demonstrate a valid and reasonable need for the scholarship as evidenced by the inability to attend Greenbuild without one, due to financial, location, and/or professional constraints
  • Demonstrate how his or her background merits receipt of a scholarship
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to advancing the green building mission within local communities 

Applicants may only apply for one of the scholarships offered. Individuals who are under 25 years old or are enrolled as full time students are eligible for three day conference pass registration through the USGBC volunteer program.

USGBC Volunteer positions are also available for individuals who are not selected for or do not meet the scholarship requirements. USGBC Volunteers must be a minimum of 18 years of age and full time student OR a young professional age 25 and under. Full time students are defined as being enrolled in at least 12 credits for undergraduate and 9 credits for graduate students. In exchange for working a minimum of eight hours, volunteers receive free admission to the conference, including access to the plenary/celebration, exhibit hall, education sessions, closing plenary and the show program. 

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