“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin
Mentorship plays an important role in scholarship provided by NED Scholars. We try to link every scholarship recipient with a senior professional, who acts as a mentor. By definition, a mentor is a more experienced (typically older) professional in a field who offers career guidance, advice, and assistance from a real-world point-of-view. The person in receipt of mentorship is usually referred to as a protégé (male), a protégée (female).
A good mentor is wise and willing to share his or her knowledge and experiences in order to help the protégé/ protégée succeed. It’s like having a wonderful trusted ally to go to whenever you’re feeling unsure or in need of support.
We at NED Scholars help all our scholarship recipients to set and achieve career goals, help in coping with academic frustration, make smart business decisions, help in resume and mock interviews, overcome workplace challenges, learn new skills by simply offering an outside perspective.
NED Scholars contributors and NED Alumni, if you are interested in becoming a mentor, please contact us and we’ll match you with a student within your knowledge area.
- Mentorship best practices
- Best Practices for Mentoring Communication
- Best Practices for Ethics in Mentoring
- Best Practices for Managing Mentoring Challenges
- Good Mentoring Relationship
- Your first Mentoring Conversation
- Mentors Training Handbook (Mentor-training download)
If interested please complete the Mentorship Form (This form is not for Students).