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Cintas Corporation and APPA announced they are seeking nominations for the Women in Leadership scholarship, which will award two female facilities professionals with $5,000 each. Scholarships will help offset attendance costs for the September 2018 and January 2019 Leadership Academies offered at APPA U. The deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

“APPA U is a unique opportunity for professional networking and collaboration with other education facilities professionals,” said Richelle Gibson, Education Marketing Manager, Cintas. “We are proud to support the hardworking women who focus on improving our nation’s educational institutions.”

To be eligible for assistance, nominees must be employed at an APPA-affiliated institution, have been in the field of educational facilities for a minimum of five years and work in a supervisor level position or higher with decision-making authority. Applicants must submit a narrative in 500 words or less sharing their views on the importance of leadership and how they personally are leading at their institution.

Applicants must also receive an approval signature from their supervisor prior to submitting final paperwork to APPA.

For further details on the scholarship and to apply, email