NACA Scholarships for Student Leaders

Scholarship Sponsored by National Association of Campus Activities

Scholarship Value: $2,000
Awards Available: 40

One means by which the NACA Foundation demonstrates its commitment to the development of professionals in the field of campus activities is through providing scholarships to undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities andmade significant contributions to their campus communities. The Scholarships for Student Leaders Program, established in 1985, was created through donations to the 25 For 25 Drive, a silver anniversary fund-raising project of the NACA Foundation. The fund provides annual scholarships, seven of which are designated in the following manner:

A) The Public Media Incorporated/Films Incorporated Scholarship for Student Leaders;

B) The Scholarship for Student Leaders in the Northeast region;

C) The Joseph D. Giampapa Scholarship for Student Leaders in the Mid America & Mid Atlantic regions;

D) The Scholarship for Student Leaders in the Central & Northern Plains regions;

E) The Scholarship for Student Leaders in the Mid America & Central regions;

F) The NACA Mid Atlantic Region Thomas E. Matthews Scholarship for Student Leaders;

G) The Silver Anniversary Scholarship for Student Leaders

Scholarships are to be used for educational expenses, including tuition, books, fees or other related expenses. Scholarships are announced in February.


Materials must be submitted online. Only the first 75 qualified applications will be considered.


Applicants for the Scholarships for Student Leaders Program must:

A) Be matriculated undergraduate students in good standing at the time of the application and during the semester in which the award is received

B) Hold significant leadership positions on their campuses

C) Have made significant contributions to their campus communities

D) Have demonstrated leadership skills and ability

E) You must be a U.S. Citizen

F) High school students are not eligible.

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