National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation Announces Two New Scholarships

Colorado Springs, CO – The NSCA Foundation is pleased to announce two new scholarship opportunities beginning August 1, 2019 and running through October 15, 2019.   

The Women’s Professional Development Scholarship is supported by the NSCA Women’s Committee. The scholarship is designed to support a female with an NSCA Professional membership pay for their National Conference Registration fee. Eligible applicants must identify as female, work currently in a strength and conditioning field, have a current NSCA Professional membership and complete all necessary requirements of the application. A minimum of one registration a year will be awarded.

To help students attend their first NSCA National Conference, the Vitalyon Foundation has created the Vitalyon Foundation Scholarship. Their mission is to inspire young adults to make informed decisions about their health, improve their athletic performance, and pursue careers in the health and wellness industry. The scholarship will provide NSCA National Conference attendance including registration, airfare, lodging, and meal per diem to one recipient annually (up to $2,500.) Eligible applicants must be NSCA members, have not attended a National Conference previously, and complete all necessary requirements of the application.

“We are honored to work with the NSCA Women’s Committee and the Vitalyon Foundation to announce these two new scholarships. The mission of both Scholarships reflects the importance of attending the NSCA’s annual conference,” says Dr. Matt Stock, NSCA Foundation Board President.

“The addition of two new donor-funded scholarships shows that NSCA members are committed to helping one another grow their knowledge and impact the profession,” says Carissa A. Gump, NSCA Foundation Executive Director. “We are truly grateful to the NSCA Women’s Committee and the Vitalyon Foundation for their dedication in advancing the strength and conditioning industry.”

For more information on NSCA Foundation Scholarship opportunities, please visit https://www.nsca.com/about-us/nsca-foundation/scholarships/

About the National Strength & Conditioning Association Foundation

The National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation (NSCAF) was founded in 2007 with the aim of supporting the advancement of strength and conditioning practical applications. The NSCA Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to providing funding to NSCA members taking part in educational and research endeavors.

Since its establishment, the NSCA Foundation has awarded over 100 grants and over 400 scholarships, totaling over $2 million to outstanding individuals within the strength and conditioning community. The NSCA Foundation is one of the few foundations that fund work at the Master’s level and across all levels up to senior investigators, as well as one of the few sources that funds work in the strength and conditioning fields. A major goal of the foundation is to continue to maximize assets in order to increase grants and scholarships for NSCA members.

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