NCAARC Grants

NCAARC Research Grants

NCAARC Student Research Grant Award

The North Carolina Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (NCAARC) strives to promote excellence in assessment, measurement and evaluation in counseling through professional programs, research and development. NCAARC, state branch of the national AARC division of ACA, through its Student Research Grant Award, will recognize a master’s or doctoral student who best exemplifies the mission of NCAARC.

By annually giving this award, NCAARC seeks to acknowledge the amazing and inspired contributions that up-and-coming professionals add to the field.  Graduate students are encouraged to submit a Project Narrative with the following materials:

    • Abstract
    • Confirmation of IRB Approval
    • Introduction and Need
    • Methods and List of Project Personnel
    • Implications
    • Budget (maximum award of $500)

Applicants are required to be members of NCAARC. Members of the NCAARC Executive Council and Co-Chairs of the Award Committee are not eligible to apply during their terms of service.

Please send your application to nastargell@gmail.com by January 1.  Awards will be announced at the annual NCCA conference in February.

Please submit the following materials:

All documents should be amalgamated into one .pdf file and submitted to the Award Committee. 

  1. A vita or resume for every person involved with the study
  2. A nomination letter outlining how the project upholds the mission of NCAARC and the important work to be done in assessment/research
  3. A Project Narrative as explained above

NCAARC Professional Research Grant Award

The North Carolina Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (NCAARC) strives to promote excellence in assessment, measurement and evaluation in counseling through professional programs, research and development. NCAARC, state branch of the national AARC division of ACA, through its Professional Research Grant Award, will recognize a professional counselor or counselor educator who best exemplifies the mission of NCAARC.

By annually giving this award, NCAARC seeks to acknowledge the amazing and inspired contributions that practicing professionals and educators add to the field.  Action research conducted in collaboration between practicing counselors and counselor educators is encouraged.  Professional counselors and educators are encouraged to submit a Project Narrative with the following materials:

    • Abstract
    • Confirmation of IRB Approval
    • Introduction and Need
    • Methods and List of Project Personnel
    • Implications
    • Budget (maximum award of $500)

Applicants are required to be members of NCAARC. Members of the NCAARC Executive Council and Co-Chairs of the Award Committee are not eligible to apply during their terms of service.

Please send your application to nastargell@gmail.com by January 1.  Awards will be announced at the annual NCCA conference in February.

Please submit the following materials:

All documents should be amalgamated into one .pdf file and submitted to the Award Committee. 

  1. A vita or resume for every person involved with the study
  2. A nomination letter outlining how the project upholds the mission of NCAARC and the important work to be done in assessment/research
  3. A Project Narrative as explained above