NASCOE is proud to offer its membership awards in the form of education scholarships and recognition for service to others. Receiving a scholarship or recognition for selfless dedication to causes can be both encouraging and rewarding. Those who are eligible or know someone who is eligible for awards and scholarships should investigate what NASCOE has to offer.
NASCOE’s Scholarship Program is available to NASCOE members, spouses of members, children of members and grandchildren of members. There are several scholarship categories including: traditional scholarship, continuing education scholarships, grandchildren scholarship and associate member scholarship. Scholarships are awarded at the Area and National levels. Some state associations also have scholarship programs. Please contact your state association leadership for more information.
NASCOE members can nominate other members for Distinguished Service Awards (DSA’s) using the NASCOE application online. Members can be recognized at the State, Area and National levels based on the nomination. The Awards categories are: Service to NASCOE, Service to FSA-Agriculture and Service to Community.
For both Distinguished Service Awards & Scholarships, instructions for completing the online application process can be found at https://nascoe.org/awards-scholarships/. Before applying, applicants should read the “Awards and Scholarship Handbook”. This handbook contains specific details about scholarship eligibility and dollar amounts awarded.
The applications are completely online. Members have the option of starting the application and saving it to work on at a later date by using the save button on the bottom of the application. Distinguished Service Awards nominations and Scholarships are due on January 15, 2021.
The Awards and Scholarship Committee has created new fact sheets, where members can go for quick questions and to find contact information. Please navigate to https://nascoe.org/awards-scholarships/ for the fact sheets. Any questions can be submitted through the National Chair, .