High School Counselor Conference Grant Application

Resources from NACAC and GPACAC as well as additional sponsors are available to high school counselors seeking funding to attend a professional development conference in 2019.  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.

GPACAC Annual Conference 
April 7-9, 2019
Omaha, NE

The 2019 GPACAC Conference Scholarship and Grant Application is available now! Your application will be considered for a SCOIR sponsored scholarship or a NACAC or GPACAC funded grant to attend the GPACAC annual conference.

GPACAC is pleased to share that SCOIR has graciously donated funds for high school counselors to attend the April 2019 conference. The SCOIR scholarship will cover up to full conference registration cost, hotel for two nights (at the DoubleTree host hotel Downtown Omaha), and meals not provided by conference. Transportation to and from conference is up to each individual. Your school can not be using SCOIR to be considered.
2019 GPACAC Conference Scholarship and Grant Application Details
  • Click here to access the application
  • Deadline: February 1, 2019
  • Following the priority deadline, grants will be awarded if funds are still available
  • Your application will be considered for a SCOIR sponsored scholarship or a NACAC or GPACAC funded grant
  • We will notify selected recipients by mid February 2019

 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
  • Must fulfill the expectations of the grant requirements as stated
  • The NACAC funds are specifically earmarked for public high school counselors
  • 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.
  • 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. 

While there is limited funding available, our goal is to provide financial support for high school counselors who might otherwise be unable to attend.