By the Numbers

Graduate Scholarship Program

Established in 1962, the NAJA Graduate Scholarship Program awards to qualified and deserving applicants whose enhanced education and training ultimately benefit the special needs of children and youth.  The program has awarded more than 552 grants totaling over $1,308,504.00 for graduate study in fields that include, but are not limited to: Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health, Special Needs, Speech Pathology, Exceptional Children, Remedial Skills Development, Hearing Impaired etc.

The NAJA Graduate Scholarship Program application process is totally online and is available on the NAJA website from September 1st through February 1st each year. Scholarships are awarded each April.  Go to for more information.