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Leigh S. Shaffer Award

Offered by NACADA: The Global Network for Academic Advising

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Nov 17, 2023
1 award worth

Plaque

Grade level

Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

May 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Leigh S. Shaffer Award is an annual recognition of an outstanding article submitted to the NACADA Journal or NACADA Review that has made a significant contribution to the scholarship of academic advising. Any NACADA member can nominate a published article that meets the eligibility criteria. Self-nominations are not allowed. To apply, submit a completed nomination, a copy of the published article, and a statement of up to 350 words. Keep on reading to learn more!

About NACADA: The Global Network for Academic Advising

NACADA is an association of professional advisors, counselors, faculty, administrators, and students working to enhance the educational development of students.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

Graduate Students

Academic Interest

Education

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact NACADA: The Global Network for Academic Advising at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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