National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation High School Scholarship

The National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation High School Scholarship has the aim to support high school seniors preparing to enter college.

NSCA Foundation Scholarships are awarded to students who must be a candidate for a degree at the educational institution and the Scholarship funds must be used for tuition and fees to enroll in or to attend an educational institution, or for fees, books, supplies, and equipment that are required for the educational courses.

Full Description

The scholarship application timeline is what each applicant has to be familiar with.

The application submission period closes on October 15th.
Then. applications are reviewed and assigned to Scholarship Committee Members by Scholarship Committee Chair.

All scholarship applicants must be pursuing a degree and career in one of the following fields of study:

  • Exercise Science
  • Human Performance
  • Physical Therapy
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Athletic Training
  • Personal Training
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Human Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Physical Education
  • Kinesiology
  • Sport Science

The scholarship winner will be determined by the NSCA Foundation Board of Directors and the decision will be based on average scores and the quality of the applications.

Who's eligible?

Specific Requirements for the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation Minority Scholarship that each applicant has to meet are the following:

He/she has to be a current member at the time of application and a senior in high school.

The applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, based on a 4.0 system and he/she is planning to attend college in the fall following high school graduation.

He/she will have to pursue a major in the strength and conditioning related field.

NSCA/NSCA Foundation Board of Directors, NSCA/Foundation staff members, members of the scholarship committee, scholarship reviewers are not eligible to receive scholarships nor write letters of recommendation for applicants.

How to Apply

Scholarship applications period lasts from August 1 to October 15 annually.

When the application requirements are in question the applicant is supposed to submit a completed application.

The part of the application process required the submission of a high school transcript and 3 letters of recommendation.

He/she has to provide a signed NSCA Foundation High School Scholarship Parent/Legal Guardian Authorization Form which is provided during the application process.

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