September 16-19, 2018
Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, WA

ISM Fellowship Application
The 49th ISM Annual Conference, an affiliate of the American Public Human Services Association (APSHA) will be held in Phoenix, Arizona at the Phoenix Convention Center September  18 - 21, 2016.  The theme this year is Cool Solutions in the Valley of the Sun where we will continue to build on our commitment to transform the delivery of human services.

ISM is now accepting applications for fellowships during the fellowship application window of  Monday, June 6 through Thursday, July 14.  ISM will once again offer assistance for state and local government in the form of one or more fellowships to attend the 48th Annual ISM Conference in Phoenix.

Priority for fellowships will be given to state and local agency CEO's and their deputies, Chief Information Officers and their deputies, and Program Directors closely involved with technology projects, to attend the conference. These fellowships are meant to help those people who want to attend the conference but who cannot be reimbursed by their state or local government because of budget restrictions. If your agency can pay expenses, please allow those individuals to attend using agency funds, and allow our limited funds to be spent for those would benefit from the conference,but would not otherwise be able to attend.
Application Schedule and Timeline
Step Deliverable Deadline
1 Application Process Open Monday, June 6
2 Application Process Closed Thursday, July 14
3 Fellowship Award Notifications Thursday, July 23
4 Airfare Booked with Travel Agent 30 days prior (by August 17)

Selection Process
The ISM Fellowship Committee will review all submitted applications and evaluate them based on request of assistance, number of requests from a state/local agency and role within the agency. 

For application questions:  please contact Mary Ellen Bennard, ISM Fellowship Chair at [email protected] or Sarjoo Shah, ISM Fellowship Vice Chair at [email protected].

For technical assistance:  Contact Donna Jarvis-Miller, APHSA Director, Membership and Events at [email protected] or Gordon Craig, APHSA Administrative Operations Assistant at [email protected] .

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