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ICLA Selects 2017 Convention Stipend Winners

April 20, 2017

CLEVELAND – The International Collegiate Licensing Association (ICLA) has announced its 2017 ICLA Convention Stipend award winners. The winners will participate in the Convention which will take place June 11-14 at the World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, Florida. The ICLA Convention offers attendees an opportunity to attend educational sessions that are held during the NACDA and Affiliates Convention week each year.

Grant recipients receive a monetary award to help cover expenses associated with registration and travel to the Convention.

“On behalf of the ICLA Board and Awards Committee, I am honored to announce our 2017 Convention Stipend award winners,” said Rachael Bickerton, ICLA president and Director of Trademark Licensing and Enforcement at Boise State University. “We are thrilled to be able to continue to offer this opportunity to our current and potential members, and are looking forward to seeing you all in Orlando in June!”

For those who did not get awarded the stipend this year, or for others interested in applying next year, more information will become available on our website as we get closer to the registration launches for the 2018 Winter Symposium and 2018 Convention.

The following ICLA members are the recipients of the 2017 Convention Stipends:


Jameson Adams, St. Edwards University
Evan Brown, University of Akron
Monique Carroll, Prairie View A&M University
Bret Lyerla
, Missouri Southern State University
Aaron Martin, University of Louisiana Lafayette
Jessica Rodgers, College of Charleston
Kate Sytkowski
, Boelter Brands, LLC
Emma Uhrick, University of Iowa


For more information on the 2017 Convention schedule and programming, check out our most up-to-date agenda. To register for the ICLA Convention, click here.

About ICLA: ICLA provides educational and networking opportunities, enhancement of acceptable operating standards and ethics, and establishment of the overall prestige and understanding of the profession of collegiate licensing. For more information on ICLA, please visit www.iclanet.com. ICLA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 52nd year. For more information on NACDA and the 17 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.