The National Campers and Hikers Association Hank Nathan Scholarship, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist members in good standing or dependent children* of members in good standing of the Family Campers and RVers (FCRV) who plan to continue their education in college.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to The National Campers and Hikers Association Hank Nathan Scholarship, Inc. must be:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $500 to $1,500 each plus one $2,000 Schuh award. The size of each award will be determined according to FCRV/NCHA merit points. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who intend to pursue majors in fields related to conservation, ecology, or outdoor activities. Part-time recipients will receive one-half of an award.
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only. Membership must be maintained for the duration of the award.
Financial need will not be considered.
All applicants will be notified in June.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of The National Campers and Hikers Association Nathan Hanson Scholarship, Inc. Payment is made in August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school, community, and FCRV/NCHA activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of The National Campers and Hikers Association Hank Nathan Scholarship, Inc. play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
Two online recommendation forms (one from an FCRV member and one from a school official) must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 20, 2022 3:00 pm CT.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.