Submit your grant or scholarship application electronically through March 15. Funds will be awarded for the Fall 2015 school year. See the application packet for details.
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GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
All scholarship applicants must be NSCA Members at the application deadline (on or before March 15) and must be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applicants are not eligible to win more than one scholarship in any given year; however, applications can be made in more than one scholarship category in a given year. Applicants are eligible to receive up to two scholarships from each category for which they qualify. Members of the Scholarship Review Committee are not eligible to receive scholarships and may not write letters of recommendation for applicants. NSCA employees and their families are ineligible to receive financial awards.
Items judged by the NSCA Review Committee in each application include:
Letters of Recommendation should be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or mailed to:
NSCA Grants and Scholarships
1885 Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Download the Scoring Criteria sheet (pdf) for the Challenge, Minority, and Women's Scholarships.
The Challenge Scholarship is given to NSCA Members seeking either an undergraduate or graduate degree in a strength and conditioning-related field. Awards in the amount of $1,500 are granted and are to be applied toward tuition charges accrued by the student.
High School Scholarship
This program provides funding to high school seniors preparing to enter college. Students must demonstrate their acceptance into an accredited institution, their intention to graduate with a degree in the strength and conditioning field, their goals beyond college and their track record of community service. $1,500 awards are available.
This scholarship is designed to encourage minorities, ages 17 and older, to enter into the field of strength and conditioning. Minority is defined as "ethnic minority," as determined by the Bureau of Census. The applicant must be one of four ethnic qualifications: Black, Hispanic, Asian American, or Native American. Applicant must demonstrate they have been accepted into an accredited institution working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in the strength and conditioning field. Awards of $1,500 will be available.
This scholarship is designed to encourage women, ages 17 and older, to enter into the field of strength and conditioning. Applicants must demonstrate they have been accepted into an accredited institution and are working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in the strength and conditioning field. Awards of $1,500 will be available.
Grant applications are accepted year round. The application deadline is March 15th of each year. Applications received after March 15th will be processed the following year. The Review Committee will review each application and select the top applicants to receive funding. Funding for selected applicants will be disbursed in September.
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Scholarship applications are accepted year round. See the application for the specific requirements of each scholarship. The application deadline is March 15th of each year. Applications received after March 15th will be processed the following year. The Review Committee will review each application and select the top applicants to receive funding. Funding for selected applicants will be dispersed in September.