Now Accepting Applications!
2022 DAP Scholarship
5 Available ($5,000 value each)

Deadline to Apply: April 1, 2022

The Renaissance values diversity in association leadership. Our team has developed a 12-month hands on program for association executives to advance their standing in association experience with a concentration on diversity as a core value.

The 2022-2023 DAP cycle will run April 2022-March 2023

Ideal Candidate
Employed in the association industry

Seeking personal and professional growth

Willingness to share lessons learned in DAP with their organization’s leadership

Possess the ability to influence change within their organization

Maintain a positive attitude and open mind

*The Diversity Acceleration Program seeks to advance diversity and inclusion at all levels within the association industry and is fully inclusive to all applicants with no discrimination against race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, economic status and other diverse backgrounds.

Evaluation Criteria
FSAE member eligible

Commitment to DAP (remain in industry for 2022)

Desire for growth

Access to email during business hours

Access to participate in digital education

Only one representative per organization will be granted a scholarship per cycle (Additional representatives may pay to enroll at their discretion)

Willingness to travel to FSAE events during mentorship
(All FSAE event registrations will be included in your sponsorship, however FSAE Annual Conference (July) and FSAE Education Expo (October) are scheduled as monthly curriculum. Travel and accommodations are not included in the scholarship.)


Scholarship recipients will receive:


Annual membership in the Florida Society of Association Executives (existing members will receive paid membership for 2023. New members will receive paid membership for 2022 & 2023.)

Registration for all FSAE Power Lunches (April 2022-March 2023)

Registration for FSAE Annual Conference

Registration for FSAE Education Expo

Registration for FSAE Women's Summit

Immersive 12 month mentorship with monthly classes (virtual)

Certificate of course completion


The founders of The Renaissance (Limitless ASR and Stephens & Associates) have donated $25,000 for the purpose for education, professional development, CAE credit, and event registration throughout a 12-month mentorship program. The Diversity Acceleration Program is a revolutionary training guide for executives seeking to elevate their understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion. DAP's approach to diversity is simple: we must re-learn an inclusive global perspective which recognizes all factors that allow humanity to be unique.