NJACAC Graduate Student Scholarship Award Application

NJACAC will be awarding a $1250 scholarship to (1) graduate student.

Awards will be presented at our annual NJACAC Conference in May 2021.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Completed applications must be submitted by the March 1, 2021 deadline.
  • The applicant must be a New Jersey resident enrolled in good standing in an appropriate school counseling or higher education administration graduate program.
  • Applicants who receive full reimbursement for graduate courses are NOT eligible; those receiving only partial reimbursement may apply.
  • The applicant must be a current 2020-2021 member of NJACAC. If the applicant is unsure of membership status, he/she can contact membership@njacac.org. Graduate membership may be obtained or updated at www.njacac.org.

Application Prodedures:

  • Complete in full, the application below.
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from a dean, professor or a Director of Guidance/School Counseling as an e-mail attachment or pdf to scholarship@njacac.org. Please type in the Subject Line of the e-mail, “NJACAC Graduate Student Scholarship Award Application” with your name.
  • Complete the essay section of the online application with no more than 200 words.

The scholarship recipient will be contacted after the March 1, 2021 deadline.

2021 NJACAC Graduate Student Scholarship Award

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  • A. Why did you decide to enter the counseling or college admission profession? B. What skills do you think you bring to the counseling/admission field? C. What skills do you think you can acquire in your graduate program to make you a better school counselor or college admission officer? D. What will help you to make a positive impact on the community that you hope to serve? (students, parents, school/colleges and professional colleagues)