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.
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
Overall Academic Achievement
Strength and Conditioning Experience
Honors and Awards
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