Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Applications for both The Heartland Economic Development Course and Fall OU EDI are now available!  Deadline to apply for both is September 16, 2019. More details and applications below!



The Heartland Economic Development Course (HEDC) offers intensive training in the basic concepts, information, methods, and strategies of local economic development. A diverse and experienced faculty, composed of both academicians and practitioners, gives an excellent blend of theory and practice. Course content is oriented toward practical applications. Graduation from HEDC fulfills one of the education prerequisites for those who wish to take examinations for Certified Economic Development (CEcD) designation.

For more information about the course, click here-https://bcs.uni.edu/heartland/ 

Presented by: Heartland Economic Development Course, Inc., with the Institute for Decision Making at the University of Northern Iowa, in partnership with the Kansas Economic Development Alliance, Professional Developers of Iowa, Missouri Economic Development Council, Nebraska Economic Developers Association, Oklahoma Professional Economic Development Council (OEDC) and South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development.

OU Economic Development Institute (EDI) is the premier economic development program in the nation, with more than 50 years of experience providing professional economic developers with up-to-date knowledge and tools necessary to succeed in today’s constantly changing environment. The OU EDI experience is designed to immediately impact a participant’s professional career by providing comprehensive courses that align with International Economic Development Council (IEDC) manuals, as well as the latest trends in economic development.

Registration for OU EDI in Denver, October 19-24, 2019 is Now Open.  For more information about the course, click here- https://pacs.ou.edu/edi/inperson/ouedi-denver/