NACADA Region Awards/Scholarships Information:
These one-time awards/scholarships are non-transferrable to another person or activity/event. Individuals may nominate themselves. Reimbursement requests will be processed after the Region Conference, and must be processed before December 1 of the Award season calendar year. Current NACADA Board members, NACADA Council members, Region Steering Committee members (except for Service Awards), and NACADA Executive Office staff are not eligible for nomination. NACADA’s Executive Office staff does not disclose who is nominated or how many individuals are nominated for any award/scholarship.
Awards Submission Deadline
Nominations/applications are due through the submission portal at 11:59 p.m. central on the dates listed.
Eligibility Criteria, Application Materials, Selection Rubrics:
Please see the detailed description of each award to find eligibility criteria guidelines, required application materials, and selection rubrics.
Certificates of Merit:
While one award will be awarded, regions may award a Certificate of Merit to one or two nominees/applicants based on evaluation scores. Certificate of Merit winners receive a certificate from the region and recognition at the Region Conference. Certificate of Merit winners do not receive event registration or travel reimbursement funds.
Expectations of Award/Scholarship winner:
It is ideal if the nominee/applicant has the support of their office/department/college/institution in attending the Region Conference as the recipient will be recognized and presented their award during the Region Conference Awards and Scholarships Ceremony. Recipients may be asked by the region to provide a written testimonial of their conference/event experience including ways in which their career and/or education benefitted from receiving the NACADA Award/Scholarship.