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Mini & Professional Development Grants

Applications Are Now Closed

 The following grant opportunities are available to NCSCA Members. The grants are designed to provide School Counselors with funds to enhance their comprehensive school counseling program via activities and programs for their students or through professional development for themselves.

NCSCA Mini Grant

Provides funding to implement activities and programs that align with ASCA National Model Standards, NCDPI School Counselor job description, and the NC Guidance Essential Standards Curriculum.

Maximum amount available $400.00.

Mini Grant Application

Professional Development Grant

Provides funding for school counselors to attend professional development activities that expand their knowledge base and enhance their skill set to develop and deliver a comprehensive school counseling program.

Maximum amount available $400.00.

Professional Development Grant Application

All Grant applications are due by November 20, 2023

Please combine, save and submit all components of your application packet in one .pdf file.

Directions to Submit Application

1. Go to the NCSCA Awards Portal

2. Click “NCSCA Professional Development Grant” or “NCSCA Mini-Grant” on the landing page.

3. Click “Logged in” to begin steps to create your account.

4. Click “Not Registered” to register for an account.

5. Scroll down the page to look for the section to submit your application packet for the particular grant     opportunity.  

6. Click “Choose File” to upload your application packet.

7. Enter your “First Name” and “Last Name” in the text box (Name: Please enter a name that clearly represents the file's contents).

8. Click “Submit File” Button

Please contact NCSCA Professional Development

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The mission of the North Carolina School Counselor Association is to promote excellence for school counselors and the communities they serve through advocacy, leadership, professional development, and evidence-based best practices which promote equity and access for all.

The North Carolina School Counselor Association is the premier organization that supports all members of the school counseling community by creating a network of professionals, empowering their practice, and supporting their advocacy work for over 1.6 million+ students in North Carolina.

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NCSCA is a state division of the American School Counselor Association.

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