Administrator Information

Certificate of Recognition

States are encouraged to recognize each student who applies by presenting them with a certificate of recognition. Please download this Certificate of Recognition for each student that applies from your state.


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Scholarship Timeline

      • Applications postmarked to NIAAA liaison in respective state by the states deadline
      • Each state must select a male and female winner prior to its NIAAA Section meeting
      • April-June: Each section selects its male and female winner
      • July: NIAAA Board selects the male and female national winner
      • August: National winners notified by NIAAA office
      • December: National winners and their parents are invited to attend the national conference to be recognized and present their essay

Minimum Requirements

    • Applicant must be a senior in high school
    • Applicant must have achieved at least two (2) of the following: (a) minimum of B+ average; (b)ranked in the top 25% of class; (c) ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1100 (Verbal and Math)
    • Applicant must have participated in two sports for at least two years in each sport
    • Applicant must have earned at least one varsity letter in each of two sports
    • Applicant must complete attached scholar/essay application
    • Applicant must have a letter of recommendation from the high school athletic administrator/director
    • School athletic administrator/director must be an NIAAA member and a member of their respective state athletic administrators association
    • The principal or athletic administrator/director must sign the application to ensure that the academic information submitted is accurate
    • All hard copy materials must be postmarked or electronic materials sent to the NIAAA Liaison in your respective state by your states deadline.

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