Scholarships and Awards

2017-2018 Scholarship and Award Information will be updated soon.
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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
NCA awards The Joseph Bruzzese High School Scholarship to outstanding student leaders and volunteers graduating from Nassau County High Schools and thousands of dollars in scholarships are given out each year!

GRADUATE SCHOOL STUDENTS
NCA awards the Marie C. Quinn Memorial Scholarship to graduate students in Counseling programs to assist them in their studies. Scholarship money is available to those who qualify.

ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
Recognizes an administrator or supervisor, who is not directly responsible for supervising counselors and/or human development specialists, for his/her outstanding support of the profession. Contact Kristen Capezza for further information.

COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR
Recognizes the outstanding contribution to our profession and the students of Nassau County by a counselor and/or human development specialist. Contact Regina Agrusa for further information.

COLLEGE COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR
This award is designed to recognize an individual from within the college counseling setting who has consistently gone above and beyond his/her job description to give service to the counseling profession as a whole. Contact Kristen Capezza for further information.

EXEMPLARY PRACTICES
Recognizes an outstanding counseling and/or human development service in Nassau County. For More Information contact Natasha Khan.

MINI GRANTS
The Mini Grant program was established to encourage the implementation of innovative counseling programs while promoting the positive image of counselors and counseling. It is not limited to high schools but applies easily to elementary and junior high school settings. We ask of the winners to write about their program for the NCA website and to present at the LICAC Conference. Contact Bob Germino for more information.

STU AGINS MEMORIAL SERVICE AWARD
This award is designed to recognize an individual who has been very much involved in service to the Nassau Counselors’ Association and to the counseling community. Contact Bob Germino for more information.

LIFE MEMBERSHIP
Awarded to members upon retirement who have made outstanding contributions to the profession and the organization during their career.