NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

NACE International Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a permanent resident of the United States.
  3. Must be an undergraduate student. Post-doctorate students are not eligible to apply.
  4. Must be currently enrolled full time at an accredited college or university. Students enrolled at two-year and junior colleges are eligible.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  6. Must have a permanent address (not a school address) that lies within the boundaries of the NACE Eastern Area. This includes: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (except for Lake, Porter, La Porte, Newton, and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students who reside in the NACE Eastern Area. Students must be enrolled in an accredited engineering or physical sciences program, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the NACE Eastern Area Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
Additional Information: Applicants may apply for as many scholarships as they are eligible; however, a maximum amount of $10,000 per student (excluding travel assistance) will be awarded in any given year. Once a candidate reaches the $10,000 maximum, that candidate’s remaining application(s), if any, will not be considered by subsequent Selection Committees. If the candidate applies for and receives a single scholarship that exceeds the $10,000 maximum amount, that candidate will be excluded from consideration for all subsequent scholarships. All applicants will be notified via email no later than mid-February about the status of their applications. Applicants who are awarded a scholarship through the NACE Foundation must submit their written acceptance of the scholarship award. All scholarship recipients will be recognized at the NACE Annual Conference in March. Recipients must notify the NACE Foundation of their intent to attend the NACE Annual Conference as soon as possible after notification of award. Recipients are highly encouraged to attend the conference in person to be acknowledged. NACE Foundation scholarship recipients are eligible to apply for travel assistance to supplement their travel to the annual conference to accept their award in person. Relatives of members of the Selection Committee or NACE Foundation staff are ineligible to apply.

Award Amount: $3,000 annually, non-renewable. Previous applicants and recipients are eligible to reapply each year in open competition with new applicants. All scholarship monies are paid directly to the recipient’s college or university and are to be used for educational expenses only. Expenses include, but not limited to: tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at the educational institution.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 1

Applications are available online on the NACE International Foundation website. Please note: Applications must be submitted online via the Foundation's scholarship system. The student must upload his/her academic transcript to the online application. The student must also submit two recommendation forms. Forms are available on the NACE International Foundation website. Applications must be submitted by the deadline date. Application materials submitted after the deadline will not be considered. The NACE Foundation reserves the right to extend any and all scholarship deadlines at their discretion.
About NACE International Foundation:
Contact Information: Heather Lowry, -
Address: 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, Texas 77084-5145

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