Affiliates

We understand that you want to connect with scholarship providers and collaborate to support students in pursuit of their higher education goals. Our community offers a unique opportunity for all professionals invested in helping students to and through college to interact and work in partnership. Collectively, NSPA members give more than $1 billion in scholarships to tens of thousands of students each year. As a member, you'll build comradery and share your commitment to improving outcomes for business functions and students. NSPA benefits that allow our affiliate members to build invaluable relationships while gaining insights that will improve their services - and their bottom line - are listed below:

Standard Affiliate Member Benefits

Benefits include:
  • Network with more than 400 private foundations, public charities, community foundations, colleges and universities, and corporate scholarship programs.
  • Access members only content, including member profiles and the Scholarship Program Toolkit – a comprehensive resource guide on starting and managing scholarship programs.
  • Participate in free professional development webinars.
  • Share and gain knowledge of the scholarship industry through learning circles, and committees
  • Fill vacant positions at your organization by advertising on the Job Board located on the NSPA homepage which receives 4500+ unique visitors each month. 
  • Stay current on trends and news via weekly Wednesday Announcements and Scholarship Times, NSPA’s quarterly newsletters.
  • Find solutions to your professional challenges in the Resource Library and the Member Q&A Forum
  • Connect with your colleagues in the scholarship industry via the Annual ConferenceRegional Meetingsand social media. Members receive $100 off conference registration. Regional Meetings are free for members.
  • Find contact information for NSPA members in the Member Directory.
  • Membership includes benefits for unlimited number individuals from member organizations.

Supporting Affiliate Member Benefits

Supporting affiliate members receive numerous benefits including a linked logo on the NSPA website, ads in our quarterly newsletter and conference program, an opportunity to present a promotional webinar to NSPA members, reduced rate as a conference exhibitor, complimentary advance conference attendee list, and complimentary conference registrations, just to name a few. 

Click here for information on supporting level benefits.

Apply for NSPA Membership

Membership applications are reviewed bi-weekly and applicants are notified within one week of submitting an application

Affiliate Membership Dues

Annual Dues: $1,200

Standard membership included benefits for unlimited number of individuals.

Member Testimonials

Affiliate Membership Dues and Benefits Summary

Membership Policy

  • Network with more than 350 private foundations, public charities, community foundations, colleges and universities, and corporate scholarship programs.
  • Access members only content, including member profiles and the Scholarship Program Toolkit – a comprehensive resource guide on starting and managing scholarship programs.
  • Participate in free professional development webinars.
  • Share and gain knowledge of the scholarship industry through learning circles, committees, and advocacy initiatives.
  • Fill vacant positions at your organization by advertising on the Job Board located on the NSPA homepage which receives 4500+ unique visitors each month. 
  • Stay current on trends and news via weekly Wednesday Announcements and Scholarship Times, NSPA’s quarterly newsletters.
  • Find solutions to your professional challenges in the Resource Library and the Member Q&A Forum.
  • Connect with your colleagues in the scholarship industry via the Annual ConferenceRegional Meetings, and social media. Members receive $100 off conference registration. Regional Meetings are free for members.
  • Find contact information for NSPA members in the Member Directory.
  • Network with more than 350 private foundations, public charities, community foundations, colleges and universities, and corporate scholarship programs.
  • Access members only content, including member profiles and the Scholarship Program Toolkit – a comprehensive resource guide on starting and managing scholarship programs.
  • Participate in free professional development webinars.
  • Share and gain knowledge of the scholarship industry through learning circles, committees, and advocacy initiatives.
  • Fill vacant positions at your organization by advertising on the Job Board located on the NSPA homepage which receives 4500+ unique visitors each month. 
  • Stay current on trends and news via weekly Wednesday Announcements and Scholarship Times, NSPA’s quarterly newsletters.
  • Find solutions to your professional challenges in the Resource Library and the Member Q&A Forum.
  • Connect with your colleagues in the scholarship industry via the Annual ConferenceRegional Meetings, and social media. Members receive $100 off conference registration. Regional Meetings are free for members.
  • Find contact information for NSPA members in the Member Directory.

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