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Diversity and Inclusion Resources

Professional Development

NCAA Diversity and Inclusion Resource Center

NCAA Inclusion Forum: 2018

Division III Career Next Steps Program

Division III CoSIDA Student Program

Division III Institute for Administrative Advancement

Division III Senior Woman Administrator Program

Division III Student Immersion Program: The deadline to both nominate and to submit all application materials is 5 p.m. Eastern time Sunday, September 30, 2018.

Female Administrator Enhancement Grant

Leadership Development

The Dr. Charles Whitcomb Leadership Institute

U.S. Coast Guard Academy LeadHERship Symposium 
This day-long event features a keynote address, panel discussion, and interactive breakout sessions for women in collegiate athletics. The Symposium serves as a great networking opportunity and provides a valuable chance to hear from female coaches and administrators active in our profession today. 

Grants and Scholarships

NCAA Division III Grants, Programs and Scholarships
The NCAA offers a variety of programs and initiatives that provide opportunities for Division III members to educate student-athletes, coaches and administrators, expose student-athletes to careers in intercollegiate athletics, participate in professional development opportunities, and increase diversity and inclusion via the Division III diversity grants.

Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association Diversity Grant
The goal of the CEFMA Diversity Grant is to identify up-and-coming minority administrators who desire to excel in athletics facility and event management. The grant seeks individuals who want to advance their athletics administration career, become more familiar with facility/events best practices, and participate in valuable networking opportunities.

NACDA John McLendon Minority Scholarship Foundation
NACDA is pleased to offer, through the John McLendon Minority Scholarship Foundation, six (6) $10,000 postgraduate scholarships, to minority candidates who are planning to pursue a master's degree in athletics administration/sport management. 

Minority Opportunity Athletic Association (MOAA) Scholarships and Grants

Rudy Keeling Scholarship
MOAA offers up to two $2,500 postgraduate scholarship to a minority administrator who plans to pursue an advanced degree with the intention of furthering his/her administrative pursuits within the intercollegiate athletics industry. The inaugural award was given in 2014

Founders Grant
The Founders' Grant was introduced to assist MOAA members with their attendance for professional development opportunities, including but not limited to the NACDA & Affiliates Convention Week. In an effort to support the development of its members in accordance with the mission and objectives of the Association, MOAA is proud to offer two grants, to one male and one female member of MOAA, each in the amount of $1,000.

Learfield Minority Academy
Considered to be a one-of-a-kind event, the Learfield Minority Academy is designed to foster minority growth and development in the collegiate multimedia and sponsorship sector.

National Association of Athletic Development Directors (NAADD)
NAADD awards Convention stipends to minority and female fundraisers involved in our organization.

National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) Mike Cleary Stipend Program
To identify members of NACMA who fall into one of the five identified categories (Student, Entry-Level, Diversity, LGBTQ, Small School) and have the desire to attend the annual Convention

National Association of Academic and Stident-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A) Educational Programs & Resources
N4A offers a varierty of professional development and mentoring opportunities to its members.

Women Leaders in College Sports Scholarships
The Women Leaders in College Sports Foundation Fund provides its members with financial assistance to the Women's Leadership Symposium, Institutes for Administrative Advancement, Leadership Enhancement Institute and Executive Institutes, and National Convention.