Administrators' Institute Scholarship

Administrators' Institute Scholarships are presented as a professional development experience to selected members who exhibit an interest in expanded Association involvement and who exhibit a potential for leadership roles within NACADA. The scholarship covers the registration fee to the Administrator's Institute.

Eligibility:
 

The applicant must:

  • be a current NACADA member at the time of scholarship application,
  • demonstrate involvement in professional activities,
  • provide a description of goals to be accomplished through participation in the Administrator Institute.
Restrictions:
  • Current elected or appointed officers and officials in NACADA are not eligible for the Administrator Institute Scholarship
  • Previous Administrator Institute participants will be considered after applicants who have not previously attended the Institute, if funding is available
  • Only one scholarship applicant is allowed per institution

Because we believe there is considerable strength in diversity, the selection committee strongly encourages applications from groups under-represented in the Association and its leadership.

Application Components:

  1. Completed Online Application Form.
  2. Resume/Vitae. Please limit entries to material that pertains directly to academic advising, presenting relevant information from the nominee's overall resume/vitae.
  3. Current Job Position Description or List of Job Responsibilities
  4. Prior Professional Development Summary
    • List ALL professional activities and institutional organizations (including NACADA) in which you have participated.  Please include conferences attended, presentations, committees, commissions, etc.
  5.  Administrators’ Institute Participation
    • List and describe the goals you hope to accomplish by participating in the Administrators’ Institute.
    • How will your participation in this institute help you grow as a professional?
    • In what ways would you like to extend your involvement in NACADA?
  6. Letters of recommendation. A required component of the application materials submitted for this award is two letters of recommendation from your institution’s officials, at least one of which must include a statement of financial support for your travel if you are awarded a scholarship by NACADA. These letters must be on institutional letterhead and uploaded to the online submission site.  Please submit application no later than the deadline.