NJACAC 2020 Conference Grant Application
The New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling is pleased to announce that through the generosity of our sponsors, financial support is now available to NJACAC members who assist students in the transition to college. The available funds are intended to provide assistance to members who might otherwise be unable to participate in professional development opportunities. The funds will cover partial costs for the events and must be applied to registration or lodging costs. Grants are available to attend any one of the following events:

-- NJACAC ANNUAL CONFERENCE, May 18-19, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, NJ
-- NACAC NATIONAL CONFERENCE, September 24-26, 2020, Minneapolis, MN.

Grants will be awarded as follows:
1. Recipient(s) is chosen after submitting an application and meeting all stated criteria.
2. Grants are received in the form of reimbursement up to the amount awarded. Receipts and proof of attendance should be documented on the NJACAC reimbursement form and submitted to NJACAC after the event.
3. If you are awarded an Imagine Grant from NACAC to attend the NACAC National Conference, you are not eligible to apply for, or receive, an NJACAC Grant to attend the NACAC Conference.
4. Members are NOT ELIGIBLE to receive a grant award from NJACAC for two (2) consecutive years.
5. Preference will be given to counselors working with underrepresented populations in college admissions.
6. Preference will be given to those who have never received a grant before, or have never attended one of the events.

In addition to the application below, candidates MUST submit:
1. Written approval from their immediate supervisor to attend the requested conference.
2. Verification of your employer's willingness to cover all or partial costs of attendance or a statement of your own intention to pay for any costs not covered by the grant award.

These materials should be scanned & emailed to (paper submissions WILL NOT be accepted): presidentelect@njacac.org

Application Deadline: March 25, 2020

Please note: Name and email address on grant application below must be the same as your NJACAC membership registration.
Email address *
Name of Applicant *
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Are you a current member of NJACAC? *
To which conference are you seeking a grant? *
Which best describes your current position (must be one of the following to qualify for a grant)? *
Current place of employment: *
Your answer
Are you a current member of NACAC? *
Have you attended the NJACAC Conference in the past? If yes, please indicate year(s) *
Your answer
Please indicate your involvement in NJACAC and/or NACAC. List volunteer, committee or board work. *
Your answer
Please indicate your involvement in any other related professional associations. *
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In 400 words or less, discuss the value of attending a conference in relation to your professional development and benefit to your students. Also, please state why you think you are qualified to receive this grant. *
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Grant recipients must fulfill service in return to NJACAC. Please select which of the following you will do if selected as a grant recipient: *
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