When the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation Women’s Scholarship is in question, it can be said that it was established to support those who identify as female, ages 17 and older, to enter into the field of strength and conditioning.
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.
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.
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
- Physical Education
- 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.
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.
Applicants must demonstrate they have been accepted into an accredited institution and are working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in the strength and conditioning field, as well as meet the following criteria:
- She has to be a current member at the time of application and to identify as female.
- The pursuant degree is in a strength and conditioning field.
- The applicant has not won this award twice previously.
How to Apply
Besides a completed application form which can be found on the official website, the applicant has to submit three letters of recommendation and transcripts from each school attended.
Scholarship applications period lasts from August 1 to October 15 annually.