American College Counseling Association
2018 Emerging Leader Grant
ACCA Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC
The American College Counseling Association (ACCA) is pleased to invite applications from graduate students and new professionals for the Emerging Leader Grant to attend the 2018 ACCA Annual Conference. The ACCA Graduate Student & New Professionals (GSNP) Committee oversees the selection process in order to encourage graduate students’ and new professionals’ attendance and participation in the 2018 ACCA Annual Conference.
Six grants will be awarded: two for master’s students, two for doctoral students, and two for new professionals. Any unused grants may be awarded to other applicants, as seen fit by the GSNP. The Emerging Leader Grant covers the cost of the ACCA conference registration.
ACCA Emerging Leaders responsibilities include:
1). Applications are due electronically by email no later than 11:59 PM on Friday, September 29th, 2017. Please submit all materials as PDF files. No applications will be accepted in any form other than electronically. The GNSP will examine all applications for eligibility.
2). Applications must include ALL four of the following categories:
3). Decisions are based on the quality of the submitted information and each category is given consideration in the overall score. Members of the GNSP will conduct a blind review of the applications to select grant recipients.
4). Awardees will be notified by November 3rd, 2017 and will be provided further information in regards to fulfilling the responsibilities of the award.
1) Applicants must be a student or new professional member of ACCA. Individuals who are not current members must affiliate with ACCA in order to be considered for this award. To join ACCA, please visit the ACCA web page for membership information (www.collegecounseling.org). The GSNP will confirm verification of membership in ACCA before considering applications.
2) Applicants cannot have previously received an Emerging Leader Grant from ACCA.
Questions and applications can be directed to:
Elena Yee, MS
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