ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
The Black Solidarity Conference at Yale seeks to bring undergraduate students of all colors together to discuss issues pertaining to the African American Diaspora. The Conference is hosted annually in February at Yale University in New Haven, CT. Through discussions, panels, networking, and social gatherings, over 700 students from across the country analyze issues affecting the Black community and explore solutions to undertake at their respective college campuses.
Black Solidarity Conference
The intent of the Black Solidarity Conference (BSC) Scholarship is to give an opportunity to Wagner College students who are interested in conversations regarding the African American experience and using knowledge gained from the conference to encourage and participate in programming on the topic. Students attending the sessions and workshops at the annual Black Solidarity Conference will build upon current knowledge of the African American Diaspora and network with students from other colleges/Universities.
Wagner College will provide scholarships for a limited number of students to attend the conference. Each scholarship shall provide for registration fees, transportation and lodging associated with conference attendance. Selection of scholarship awardees will be based on current classification, prior conference attendance and quality of application materials submitted.
Upon receipt of the scholarship, selected students will be expected to...
- Attend all aspects of conference including scheduled sessions, workshops and dinners
- Be timely regarding all travel arrangements as arranged by Wagner College staff
- Develop at least one program within the Spring 2014 semester with other attendees to present to the Wagner College community regarding the conference’s theme, “Rooted: The Odyssey of Black Art”.