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/MOACAC Annual Conference

                  September 26-28, 2019                                          April 5-7, 2020

                    Louisville, Kentucky                                     Kansas City, Missouri


Counselor Grant Application


 Conference Scholarship and Grant Application Details

  • NACAC Priority Deadline:     August 31, 2019
  • GPACAC Priority Deadline:   February 1, 2020 

NACAC and GPACAC Grant Eligibility

  • Must be a GPACAC member in good standing
  • 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 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.