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Challenge Scholarship
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: Applicants must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Students must submit an essay detailing their course of study, career goals and financial need. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available with membership.
Website: http://www.nsca-lift.org

Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Scholarship
Sponsor: National Collegiate Athletic Association
700 W. Washington Street
P.O. Box 6222
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to attend a sports administration program and plan to pursue a career in intercollegiate athletics such as athletic administration, coaching or athletic training.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application details are available online.
Website: http://www.ncaa.org

GNC Nutritional Research Grant
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students and be NSCA members for one year before applying and pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Students must also plan a research project that falls within the mission of the NSCA and submit a proposal describing the rationale, purpose and methods of the planned research. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available with membership.
Website: http://www.nsca-lift.org

Graduate Research Grant - Master and Doctoral
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: Applicants must be master's or doctoral students and submit a proposal for a research project in the field of strength and conditioning that fulfills the mission of the NSCA. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

Amount: Up to $15,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available with membership.
Website: http://www.nsca-lift.org

High School Scholarship
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors planning to graduate with a degree related to strength and conditioning with a current 3.0 GPA. Students must be NSCA members, although applicants may enroll at the time of application, and pursuing a career in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available by contacting the organization.
Website: http://www.nsca-lift.org

Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available with membership.
Website: http://www.nsca-lift.org

NATA Scholarship
Sponsor: National Athletic Trainers' Association
National Athletic Trainer’s Association Research and Education Foundation Inc.
2952 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75247
Eligibility: Applicants must be at least a junior in college and scholarships are available for undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. Students must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and be sponsored by a certified athletic trainer and be a member of the NATA. There is an earlier deadline to start the application online.

Amount: $2,300
Deadline: February 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nata.org

Women’s Scholarship
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: Applicants should be women age 17 and older who have been accepted by an accredited institution for a graduate degree in strength and conditioning. Applicants must be NSCA members and plan to pursue careers in strength and conditioning. A cover letter of application, application form, resume, transcript, three letters of recommendation and essay are required. The award is based on grades, strength and conditioning experience, NSCA involvement, awards, community involvement, essay and recommendations.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Application materials are described online.
Website: http://www.nsca-lift.org