High School Counselor Conference Grant Application

Grants are are available to high school counselors seeking funding to attend a professional development conferences.  The grant and scholarship opportunities are intended for high school counselors who wouldn't otherwise be able to attend professional development opportunities due to financial constraints.


              NACAC Annual Conference                           GPACAC Super Conference

                                                                                 (with Texas & Rocky Mountain ACAC) 

                  September 24-26, 2020                                          April 11-13, 2021

                    Minneapolis, Minnesota                                          Dallas, Texas

Counselor Grant Application


 Conference Scholarship and Grant Application Details

  • NACAC Priority Deadline:     July 1, 2020
  • GPACAC Priority Deadline:   **Applications for 2020 have closed**  February 1, 2021 

NACAC and GPACAC Grant Eligibility

  • Priority will be given to individuals/institutions who have not received a grant in the past two years
  • Applicants must assist students in the transition process to college

NACAC and GPACAC Grant Details

  • Grant funding from NACAC or GPACAC may vary based on need and available funds. Grants could include funding for conference registration, lodging and/or travel expenses. The NACAC funds are specifically earmarked for public high school counselors

  • Recipients will be reimbursed following the attendance at the event and submission of expense report.
  • It is the expectation that each GPACAC grant recipient share their professional development with fellow counselors. There are many ways to fulfill this requirement such as presenting at a local, regional or national conference; submitting an article for our website or to a professional journal.