NEC Leadership & Scholarship Grants
Applications must be submitted no later than February 9, 2024

This program was designed to support NEC members who are committed to advancing their knowledge, network, and career development but are not be able to attend in person learning events due to budgetary constraints.

Click Here to Apply for any of the Opportunities Below



Eligible 2024 Events:

*Corporate members only

 Each Professional Development Grant Includes:

  • Flights to/from the event
  • Hotel lodging during the event
  • Complimentary registration for the event


Recipients are Responsible for:

  • Transportation to/from the airport/hotel
  • Meals not included with the event
  • Hotel incidentals (room service, mini bar, tips, etc.)
  • Enrollment or program fees (Accreditation/Certification Academies and Review Courses)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be an NEC Member in good standing
  • Submit a complete application, including a letter of recommendation from a supervisor who is authorized to approve travel.


  • Applications are now being accepted!
  • Applications must be received by close of business on February 9, 2024. Only complete applications will be considered.


Note: These professional development grant payments in the form of expense reimbursement, complimentary conference registration, and/or direct travel arrangements will be reimbursed to the recipient upon completion of the awarded opportunity once travel receipts are turned in.