2024 NFU Fly-In Scholarship Application

WISCONSIN FARMERS UNION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

117 W. Spring Street, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729

NATIONAL FARMERS UNION Legislative Fly-In 

September 9-11, 2024

Washington, DC


Wisconsin Farmers Union is offering scholarships for members to attend the National Farmers Union Legislative Fly-In, set for September 9-11 in Washington, DC. The deadline to apply is July 16, 2024.

 

WFU scholarships cover registration and select other costs. First time-attendees preferred, but all interested members are welcome to apply. Please indicate on the scholarship if you have attended previously. A limited number of scholarships are available. Women's Conference is exclusive to Farmers Union members. Not a member yet? Join today!  

The WFU Board of Directors has set the the number of scholarships and the total reimbursement limit for Wisconsin Farmers Union members to attend and participate in the National Farmers Union Legislative Fly-In. The limit of reimbursable participant support by WFU for this year is $1,000 per participant with 4 scholarships available

Selected Participant Expectations: 

  • Participate in a pre-fly-in conference call explaining the fly-in.
  • Arrange travel to Washington, D.C. and work with WFU to book lodging.
  • Attend all scheduled meetings and appointments with Legislators, other Government officials, and Branches of Government. This will require significant walking each day.
  • Speak on the proposed talking points during scheduled appointments.
  • Attend evening gatherings when planned.
  • Keep track of expenses and turn in itemized receipts to the state office within thirty days of the fly-in.
  • Give a report at WFU Annual Convention and/or county/local, if called upon, and possibly write about your experience for the WFU newsletter or blog.
  •  Encourage others in your county or local to attend in the future.
  • Regarding reimbursement, participants should: 
    • Reserve and pay for travel to conference and lodging. 
    • Pay for any meals not included in conference agenda, including meals while traveling.
    • Give a report of your experience: in person at county/local meetings, WFU Emerging Leaders, and/or in writing (blog post, newsletter article, etc. The WFU communications teams can assist you with this). 
    • Encourage others in your county or local to attend in the future. 
    • Keep track of expenses and promptly send receipts to the state office within 30 days of the event. *Reimbursement may take up to four (4) weeks after submission of receipts. Total reimbursement limited to $1,000. *


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WFU Code of Conduct

Wisconsin Farmers Union’s code of conduct acts to strengthen the WFU community and uplift our organizational values to everyone, from members and staff, to board members and partners. This code of conduct is WFU’s commitment to ethical conduct and it also serves as a tool to mitigate risk and demonstrate a good faith effort to prevent illegal or unethical acts in our WFU community. 


 By selecting yes to this document, you agree to abide by WFU principles and values in order to:

Foster a Culture of Integrity:

  • Create an environment that is free of discrimination and unlawful harassment.  Actions, words, jokes, or comments based on an individual’s sex, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, religion, or any other legally protected characteristic will not be tolerated.
  • Raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal
  • Present oneself in a professional manner through speech, grooming, appropriate attire, and public image
  • To not bully, fight or threaten other people
  • Respect other’s time by being punctual and following through with requests and assignments 
  • Refrain from public intoxication and illegal drug use
  • Seek to listen and respect other’s views 

Yes, I agree to follow the WFU Code of Conduct
No, I do not agree to follow the WFU Code of Conduct

Wisconsin Farmers Union’s code of conduct acts to strengthen the WFU community and uplift our organizational values to everyone, from members and staff, to board members and partners. This code of conduct is WFU’s commitment to ethical conduct and it also serves as a tool to mitigate risk and demonstrate a good faith effort to prevent illegal or unethical acts in our WFU community. 


 By selecting yes to this document, you agree to abide by WFU principles and values in order to:

Uphold the Law:

  • Avoid real and potential conflicts of interest
  • Follow rules and codes established by communities, including public laws as well as rules set by establishments

Yes, I agree to follow the WFU Code of Conduct
No, I do not agree to follow the WFU Code of Conduct

Wisconsin Farmers Union’s code of conduct acts to strengthen the WFU community and uplift our organizational values to everyone, from members and staff, to board members and partners. This code of conduct is WFU’s commitment to ethical conduct and it also serves as a tool to mitigate risk and demonstrate a good faith effort to prevent illegal or unethical acts in our WFU community. 


 By selecting yes to this document, you agree to abide by WFU principles and values in order to:

Safeguard our Resources, Information and Privacy:

  • Safeguard and protect company-owned or member-owned property
  • Protect the privacy of WFU members not share information without their approval
  • Account for all expenses according to the policies outlined in WFU instructions and manuals
  • Speak as a representative of WFU only if authorized

Yes, I agree to follow the WFU Code of Conduct
No, I do not agree to follow the WFU Code of Conduct