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Professional Development Scholarships

The NHSSCA will award 2 Professional Development Scholarships. One scholarship will be awarded to a current college student planning to enter the field of high school strength and conditioning, and the other will be awarded to a current high school strength and conditioning coach who is new in the field. Scholarship winners will receive free registration to the NHSSCA National Conference and also $500 toward hotel and travel expenses. Please see the descriptions and requirements listed below. Details of the winnings may change if NATCON is a virtual event.

The Process

College Student Strength Coach Scholarship

  • Candidates must be a current NHSSCA Student Member who is currently a senior in college.
  • Candidates must plan to become a high school strength and conditioning coach after graduation.
  • Submit your nominations by clicking and filling out the form below:

    Nominations are reserved for Professional Members ONLY. To access the nomination form and submit your nomination, please LOGIN HERE

  • Only NHSSCA Student candidates may self nominate

    Nominations are reserved for Student Members ONLY. To access the nomination form and submit your nomination, please LOGIN HERE

     
  • The nomination period is February 1 – April 1.
  • Candidates must submit a letter detailing why they want to attend the National Conference and how they would benefit from the experience. 
  • Candidates must submit a copy of their college transcript
  • Candidates must submit 2 letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a college professor at the college they attend. The other letter may be from a person of their choosing. 
  • Candidates must submit a copy of their resume, which should include details about their internship experience or observational experience at the high school level.

If you have any questions about the process, please contact Rob Brokaw brokaw.robert@cusd80.com

New High School Strength Coach Scholarship

  • Candidates must be a current NHSSCA Professional Member who has graduated college within the last 3 years.
  • Candidates must be a high school strength and conditioning coach for less than 3 years.
  • Submit your nominations by clicking and filling out the form below:

    Nominations are reserved for Professional Members ONLY. To access the nomination form and submit your nomination, please LOGIN HERE

  • NHSSCA Professional Members may self nominate

    Nominations are reserved for Professional Members ONLY. To access the nomination form and submit your nomination, please LOGIN HERE

  • The nomination period is February 1 – April 1
  • Candidates must submit a letter detailing how attending the National Conference would aid in their professional development as a high school strength and conditioning coach.
  • Candidates must submit a copy of their resume
  • Candidates must submit 2 letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a coach or administrator at the high school where they work. The other letter must be from an NHSSCA member. 

If you have any questions about the process, please contact Rob Brokaw brokaw.robert@cusd80.com

Congratulations to these 2023 NHSSCA High School Strength Coach Scholarship

Cory Magwood — High School Strength Coach Scholarship
Samantha Wentz — High School Strength Coach Scholarship