Scholarships and Awards

Awards

Nassau Counselors’ Association (NCA) is pleased to announce the 2022 NCA Awards, listed below. All nominations can be submitted through the below form and are due by Monday, May 2, 2022:

2022 NCA Award Nomination Forms:

Administrator of the Year:

Recognizes an administrator or supervisor, who is not directly responsible for supervising counselors and/or human development specialists, for their outstanding support of the profession. Questions? Contact Jayne Gordon at jgordon@oceansideschools.org.

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. Questions? Contact Andrea Klaff at klaffa@oldwestbury.edu.

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 their job description to give service to the counseling profession as a whole. Questions? Contact Dave Follick at david.follick@ncc.edu.

Exemplary Practices:

Recognizes an outstanding counseling and/or human development service in Nassau County. Questions? Contact Seeta Ramprasad at seeta.ramprasad@ncc.edu.

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. Questions? Contact Seeta Ramprasad at seeta.ramprasad@ncc.edu.

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. Questions? Contact Cynthia Rossi at cindyrossi@yahoo.com.

Scholarships

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! Contact Ricky V. Papandrea for information on applying at papandrear@baldwinschools.org.

High School Scholarship Application

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. Contact Sue Moller for information on applying at smoller@lynbrookschools.org.

Marie Quinn Award Application