NACADA Scholarships

The NACADA Scholarships are presented to selected members who are pursuing graduate education at either the Master's or Ph.D. or Ed.D. level. The program supports a primary goal of the organization, which is to promote professional training of advisors. One $1,000 scholarship and four $500 scholarships may be awarded at the Annual Conference in fall.

Nomination Deadline: March 10, 2017


Eligibility:
  1. To be eligible for this scholarship:
  • applicant must be a current member of NACADA,
  • a NACADA member for two years,
  • be currently enrolled in either a master's or doctoral program and
  • must have worked as an academic advisor for two years with a minimum of a half-time appointment

2. Previous NACADA Scholarship recipients are not eligible.
3. Current members of the Board of Directors and Council are not eligible for consideration for this award.  After the member’s term of office is over, s/he may then be eligible for consideration.

Application Process:

To complete your application, you must submit the following documents:

  1. NACADA Scholarship application via the Nomination Submission Portal, including financial assessment.
  2. Career Goals Statement.
  3. Resume/Vita.  Please limit entries to material which pertains directly to academic advising, presenting relevant information from the nominee’s overall resume/vita.
  4. Evaluation/Recommendation by Faculty Form.  This form will need to be downloaded and printed from our website, completed, then uploaded as a part of the application.  You will have the ability to save your application and submit the form later if necessary.
  5. Evaluation by Employer Form. This form will need to be downloaded and printed from our website, completed, then uploaded as a part of the application.  You will have the ability to save your application and submit the form later if necessary.

All application materials must be submitted to arrive no later than the deadline Scholarship winners are notified by late spring, and awards are presented at the Annual Conference in fall.