Donate to the NSCA Foundation
  • Donate to the NSCA Foundation
    Your support strengthens everyone’s foundation. The NSCA Foundation offers five types of scholarships and five grants annually to dedicated students and professionals aiming to further the strength and conditioning field.
  • Your Donations Make a Difference

    Your donation is about more than funding grants and scholarships. You’re supporting future leaders, coaches, contributors, and researchers whose efforts will progress the strength and conditioning profession.

    Help strengthen everyone’s foundation, donate to the NSCA Foundation today.

    Donate to the Foundation     Donate Now to the Jerry Martin Fund 
    If you would like to make a donation via check, please send your gift to: NSCA Foundation, 1885 Bob Johnson Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906. In the memo section please put where you would like your gift to be made to. If nothing is listed, all gifts will be contributed to the NSCA Partners of Excellence Fund (General Programs).


    From high school students intending to pursue a career in the industry to graduate students enrolled in a related program, NSCA Foundation scholarships aim to assist NSCA members in furthering their studies and kick-starting their strength and conditioning careers. In total, the NSCA has awarded $441,500 through 300 scholarships.

    The NSCA Foundation awards the following scholarships:

    • Challenge Scholarship
    • High School Scholarship
    • Minority Scholarship
    • Women’s Scholarship
    Jerry Martin Scholarship Fund


    The NSCA Foundation provides a variety of support to help graduate students, from the Master’s level to the Doctoral level, achieve their goals of uncovering the next big cutting-edge breakthrough in exercise science or strength and conditioning research. To date, the NSCA Foundation has awarded 68 grants totaling $857,862 to fuel strength and conditioning research endeavors.

    • GNC® Nutrition Research Grant – Sponsored by GNC® ($2,500)
    • Graduate Research Grant – Master’s ($7,500) or Doctoral ($15,000)
    • Young Investigator Grant (up to $20,000)
    • Senior Investigator Grant (up to $30,000)
    • International Collaboration Grant (up to $50,000)