Limited scholarship awards are available to NAME members and students in need of financial assistance to attend the 2021 virtual conference. More information and the 2021 application will be available soon.

Criteria: Scholarship awards are based on financial need and applicability of conference content to career/future career of the applicant. Applicants must not be a voting member of the NAME Board of Directors, or a Contributing Member (organization, institution or corporation membership), and must not have been awarded a scholarship for the last three NAME Annual Conferences.

Selection and Award: All applications for NAME scholarships are confidential and will be seen only by the NAME Scholarship Committee, made up of NAME board members and past scholarship recipients.

Conference Registration: Scholarship applicants can register for the conference at any time and defer payment until scholarship decisions are made. If a scholarship award is not granted and an applicant decides not to attend the conference, he or she may withdraw their registration.

Application: To apply, please complete and submit the scholarship application for the 2021 conference. Please contact Fawn Custer ( for more information.