The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries (NAJA) Graduate Scholarship Program annually awards scholarships to persons pursuing graduate level studies in fields which address the special needs of youth.
Graduate fields of study include, but are not limited to: Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health, Special Education, Speech Pathology, Exceptional Children, Remedial Skills Development, Hearing Impaired, Gifted and Talented, etc. Scholarships are NOT awarded for graduate work in administration or general education.
Applications will be accepted online from September 1, 2017 through February 1, 2018 with recipients being announced in April.
Begun in 1962, the NAJA Graduate Scholarship Program has awarded more than 542 scholarships totaling $1,268,504.00 for graduate study in fields which address the special needs of children and youth. The Betty W. Robbins Endowed Scholarship was established in 1995 by the Robbins family in memory of Betty Robbins of Ruston, Louisiana, who served the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. as Director of Region V, First Vice-President and President (1992-1993). Contributions from Junior Auxiliary Chapters, the National Association, the Robbins family, memorials, and honorary gifts from individuals and groups support the Program.