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NCA Grant and Scholarship Opportunities

July 10, 2018

Deadlines are approaching for a variety of NCA grant and scholarship opportunities.

  • Advancing the Discipline Grants
    One-time awards of up to $5,000 for projects that align with the goals of NCA’s strategic plan and have widespread impact beyond a single individual, department, campus, or NCA unit. Deadline to apply: October 1. Learn more.
  • The Dale G. Leathers Memorial Fund to Promote Communication Studies in Emerging Democracies
    The Leathers Memorial Fund provides grants for Communication Studies projects that benefit emerging democracies and their peoples. Deadline to apply: October 1.  Learn more. Learn more.
  • Student Caucus Travel Grants
    In support of its commitment to promoting diversity within the Communication discipline, NCA offers travel grants for student members of NCA’s caucuses (Asian/Pacific American Caucus, Black Caucus, Disability Issues Caucus, Caucus on LGBTQ Concerns, La Raza Caucus, and Women’s Caucus) to attend the Annual Convention. Deadline to apply: September 7. Visit this page for updates in the coming weeks.  

NCA Legacy Scholarship
NCA invites students to apply and compete for the NCA Legacy Scholarship award, which seeks to broaden the Communication discipline’s relevance to various publics by providing a $1,000 scholarship to a local college student pursuing a degree in Communication, Journalism, or related program within the host city/region where the NCA Annual Convention is being held. Learn more about the eligibility criteria and application details here. The deadline is October 1.