Because of the $2,000 cost, we know that some of you might be hesitant of applying for ELP in these tough economic times. However, if you are considering applying, we definitely encourage you as there is no application fee and there no money due [$200 deposit] until March 30, 2012. This gives you approximately 3 weeks to plan for the expense. And remember that because ELP is being held in New York City this year, you will not have to pay for airfare or hotel like in previous years. The ELP application can be found at http://issuu.com/aaja.org/docs/elpapp022312?mode=window&viewMode=singlePage
ELP is an amazing program which has been instrumental in the lives and careers of many AAJA members.
Moreover, the NY chapter will be offering financial assistance to our current members for ELP as we have done it the past. Depending upon financial need, and past and present contributions to the chapter, we will be offering stipends up to $1,000 per person. For the NY chapter stipend, please send a 1-page essay to firstname.lastname@example.org stating the reasons why you should be considered for the stipend by Wednesday – March 21, 2012.
Your AAJA NY Board