NSCS Receives 2022 Gallagher Affinity $10K Grant


The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS), announced they have been selected as the recipient of the 2022 Gallagher Affinity $10K Grant.

Announcing the NSCS First Generation College Scholarship sponsored by Gallagher Affinity

NSCS is committed to supporting First Generation college students on their journey to be the first in the family to complete a college degree. With Gallagher Affinity’s generous support, NSCS will award (4) $2,500 scholarships to First Gen student members who attend an Historically Black College or University (HBCU) or Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). In addition to the financial support, NSCS will also provide guidance through our NSCS Peer Mentoring Program. We will pair the scholarship recipients with alumni members (former first-generation students who previously received a First Gen scholarship) to serve as a resource and offer support.

Qualifications for students to apply for the NSCS First Generation College Scholarship sponsored by Gallagher Affinity are:

  • Must be an NSCS member
  • Must be a First-Generation student
  • Must attend an HBCU or HSI
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must participate in the NSCS Peer Mentoring Program on Scholar Central

Applicants will be able to submit a scholarship application through the NSCS AwardSpring scholarship portal from October to early December. Applications will be reviewed in January and February and recipients will be notified in March, 2023.

“NSCS is thrilled to have been selected by Gallagher Affinity from among all its business partners for this grant,” said Scott Mobley, Executive Director of NSCS. “Gallagher’s decision to help pay a portion of the cost of higher education for first-generation students attending an HBCU or HSI will make a meaningful impact in students ability to complete their degrees. We are grateful for their confidence in our mission. We appreciate our partnership with Gallagher and their commitment to the association marketplace”

According to Mickey Herbert, Gallagher Member Services’ Area President, Gallagher Affinity, “Gallagher is delighted to continue supporting the industry we serve with our annual $10K grant to NSCS. We are confident that these additional funds will help NSCS in their mission to help members advance their education through financial assistance. It is our honor to be part of the association community and we are committed to supporting the growth of the industry.”

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