APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 15
ONLY current students enrolled or professionals employed in colleges and universities in the NACA Mid Atlantic Region are eligible to apply. High school students are not eligible.
The NACA Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship was established in 1995 by the former NACA East Coast Region. The scholarship provides funds for research projects designed to add to the college student personnel knowledge base, particularly those projects which focus on campus activities, address issues challenging student affairs practitioners and/or issues challenging higher education as they relate to campus activities. The fund provides up to $500 to be awarded annually. Scholarship selection is made in the summer with funds distributed to recipients in early fall.
Scholarships are to be used for educational expenses, including tuition, books, fees or other related expenses.
Materials must be submitted online between by June 15. Only the first 75 qualified applications will be considered.
Applicants for the NACA Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship must show that their research will add to the college student personnel knowledge base, particularly campus activities, or address issues challenging student affairs practitioners or higher education as they relate to campus activities. You must be a U.S. Citizen, and attend a school located within the Mid Atlantic Region.
High school students are not eligible.
NACA membership or involvement is not a criterion for selection.
Applicants must upload the following materials below no later than June 15. No hardcopy materials via email, fax or mail in office will be accepted.
- A written statement from the applicant detailing:
1. A statement of the Problem
2. Purpose of the Project
3. Plan and timeline to address the question
4. Anticipated results, including types of evidence to indicate objectives were achieved
5. A statement of the project's anticipated contribution to the profession
6. Proposed budget that identifies anticipated income from all sources
7. Qualifications of those conducting research
8. Plans to evaluate the project
- A letter of support from applicant's supervisor, major professor, department head or other appropriate individual, indicating the applicant has support for and permission to conduct research.