Leading Light Award

🏆 Available:
💰 Amount Varies
⏳ 03/10

Scholarship Description

“The Leading Light Award is presented annually to a NACADA member in recognition of significant contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion within NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising. Diversity, as defined by the NACADA Board of Directors, includes ethnicity, gender, gender identity, disabilities, and sexual orientation as well as diversity in regard to institutional type, size, and employment position. Examples of contributions are innovations to encourage advisors from underrepresented populations to join and remain in NACADA, outreach to specific underrepresented populations, service to NACADA on behalf of an underrepresented population, etc. Nominations must contain adequate factual or descriptive material for the Selection Committee to evaluate the nomination. Visit NACADA’s website for more info. (https://nacada.ksu.edu/Programs/Awards/Global-Awards/Leading-Light.aspx)”

Eligibility Requirements

  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Supporting letter from the nominator, Letters of support from other NACADA members

How To Apply

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Donor: NACADA: The Global Network for Academic Advising

NACADA promotes and supports quality academic advising in institutions of higher education to enhance the educational development of students. NACADA provides a forum for discussion, debate, and the exchange of ideas pertaining to academic advising through numerous activities and publications. NACADA also serves as an advocate for effective academic advising by providing a Consulting and Speaker Service and funding for Research related to academic advising.