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NACA East Coast Graduate Student Scholarship
ONLY current graduate students in the former NACA East Coast Region (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania [area codes 215, 267, 484, 570, 610 and 717] and Washington, DC) are eligible to apply. High school students are not eligible.

The NACA East Coast Graduate Student Scholarship, established in 1995, was created through an endowment by the former NACA East Coast Region to the NACA Foundation. The fund provides for up to two scholarships annually, which are intended to be used for educational purposes, such as tuition, fees, books, etc. Scholarships are awarded in spring/summer, with checks mailed to recipients upon verification of enrollment. Applications for the NACA East Coast Graduate Student Scholarship are solicited in the spring but are accepted year-round.

Materials must be submitted online by May 30.

Applicants must:

  • Be matriculated in a master’s or doctorate degree program in student personnel services or a related area, and provide proof of acceptance and matriculation into an accredited graduate school within the former NACA East Coast Region (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, and Eastern PA); and

  • Have demonstrated experience and involvement in campus activities and be committed to pursuing a career as a campus activities professional.
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen
  • High school students are not eligible.

NACA membership or involvement is not a criteria for selection.


Current Education
School Name
School Address
School City
School State
School Zip
School Phone
Home Phone
Permanent Address
Applicants must upload the following materials below no later than May 30. No hardcopy materials via email, fax or mail in office will be accepted.
  • One copy of the applicant’s undergraduate and graduate academic transcript(s)
  • A summary (re´sume´ or vitae) of the applicant’s volunteer (campus, community or organization) and employment activities related to campus activities
  • Two letters of reference from professors, advisors or employers who are familiar with the applicant’s experience related to campus activities.
  • A summary of professional goals in which the applicant hopes to accomplish in one year, five years and 10 years AND a summary describing how receiving an NACA East Coast Graduate Student Scholarship will better enable you to achieve these goals.
Intended Date of Graduation
Candidate Bio (limit 100 words)

Please attach the following: Two reference letters, a resume, an unofficial transcript and your answers to the professional goals question.

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