NCBFAA Annual Scholarship Opportunity

February 28, 2025
Awards Available: 2

Scholarship Description

NCBFAA is delighted to announce that two competitive $5,000 scholarships are now available to help both current and future members of our industry achieve their goal of furthering their education! These scholarships help offset the costs that students and our members accrue while learning or further developing the skills they will need to succeed in a career in Customs Brokerage, Freight Forwarding, or related field in international trade.

Scholarship Details

  • Number of Scholarships: Two
  • Value: $5,000 each
  • Sponsored by: Roanoke Insurance Group and Alba Wheels Up

Eligibility Criteria

This scholarship opportunity is exclusively open to individuals associated with NCBFAA Regular Member firms, including:

  • High school seniors
  • Undergraduate or graduate students
  • Employees pursuing further education
  • Dependents of NCBFAA Regular Member employees

Applicants should demonstrate an intention or current pursuit of a career related to Customs Brokerage, Freight Forwarding, or International Trade and Supply Chain Management.

Application Process

  1. Complete the Application Form: Visit the website for the application form and scholarship guidelines.
  2. Submit Supporting Documents:
    • Typed, double-spaced essay (1,000 to 2,000 words) with a bibliography on the assigned topic related to compliance with customs broker regulations.
    • Employment verification letter from an NCBFAA regular member firm confirming employment status.
    • Evidence of acceptance or ongoing enrollment at an accredited college or university, including class year and main field of study.
    • A brief personal statement (no more than 100 words) outlining your career aspirations.
  3. Submission:
    • Ensure your application is sent by the specified deadline to the designated NCBFAA Scholarship address or via email to the provided contact.
    • Submit all supporting documents in hard copy to confirm your entry into the competition.

The NCBFAA Scholarship Committee will meticulously review all entries and select deserving winners. Recipients will be notified via email and will receive a sponsored roundtrip flight and a one-night stay to attend the recognition ceremony at the prestigious NCBFAA Annual Conference.

The NCBFAA scholarship has played a pivotal role in supporting past recipients, propelling them toward excellence in Customs Brokerage, Freight Forwarding, and International Trade. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Roanoke Insurance Group and Alba Wheels Up, these scholarships stand as a testament to the commitment to cultivating talent within our industry. Scholarship Search