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NACWAA Scholarships

Institute Scholarships
Institute for Administrative Advancement
Applications for 2015 IAA will open in February 
NCAA/NACWAA Institute for Administrative Advancement scholarships (include registration, food and lodging; valued at $500) will be awarded to current NACWAA members who demonstrate a need for financial assistance. 

Leadership Enhancement Institute
Applications for 2016 LEI will open in February 
NCAA/NACWAA Leadership Enhancement Institute scholarships (include registration, food, and lodging; valued at $750) will be awarded to current NACWAA members who demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

Brenda Weare Scholarship for Leadership Enhancement Institute
One LEI scholarship recipient will receive the Brenda Weare Scholarship award which honors the life and legacy of Brenda Weare. The recipient will receive LEI tuition and National Convention registration.

MOAA Symposium & NACWAA National Convention
Applications for 2016 will open in March
NACWAA and MOAA are pleased to partner to send one (1) minority woman working in athletics to the MOAA Symposium in conjunction with the 2016 NACDA and Affiliates Convention. In addition, the recipient will also receive a registration fee waiver ($415 value) to attend the 2016 NACWAA National Convention, in Kansas City, Mo.


• Applicants must be a female and minority (as defined by federal guidelines)
• Applicants must currently be working in athletics
• Applicants must be a current NACWAA member
• Applicants must not have received a NACWAA/MOAA scholarship in the past

About NACWAA Scholarships
NACWAA is fortunate and thankful for supporters who help us continue to provide educational and professional development opportunities for women in intercollegiate athletics. Contributions made to the NACWAA Foundation Fund provide our members with financial assistance to the NCAA/NACWAA Institutes for Administrative Advancement, Leadership Enhancement Institute and Executive Institutes, NACWAA National Convention, and MOAA Symposium, while also providing the necessary resources to develop new educational programming and expand current programming.

In 2013, a total of 53 NACWAA scholarships were awarded.