ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (2/19/08)--The National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) is accepting registrations for its 2008 Annual Conference and applications for its scholarship program. The conference is scheduled for July 28-31 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. It will offer resources for marketing to young people, with age-appropriate services and financial education. Scholarship winners and award recipients also will be recognized during the awards program. All interested credit union professionals are eligible, and a list of scholarships and awards is available (use the link). Nominations are due by March 31. The NYIB also has added the new Advocate Award to recognize an individual’s continued dedication to the cooperative, volunteer network both as an advocate of the organization and as an active member committed to nationwide youth-related efforts. Other awards include Outstanding Delegate of the Year and Outstanding Volunteer of the Year. Scholarships can be used to attend the summer Credit Union Development Education (CUDE) training in Bainbridge Island, Wash., Aug. 14-20. NYIB also offers a scholarship to attend the World Council of Credit Unions’ World Credit Union Conference in Hong Kong July 13-16.