Scholarships and Grants

Running your business gives you enough to think about every day that you shouldn't also have to worry about how you're going to pay for improvements that your business needs to grow or afford continuing education to support your business.

The NASE helps ease your burden by offering continuing education scholarships and small business grants for you.

Learn more about these opportunities for NASE Members below.

Succeed Scholarships®

More than $55,000 in small Succeed Scholarship funds have been awarded since 2011!

Education is just as important for you and your business as it is for your dependents' future. With the NASE's Succeed Scholarship® program, NASE Members can apply for a scholarship of up to $1,000 to help pay for continuing education through university or college courses, attend training courses for business licensing and certification, or attend conferences and seminars that will help you grow your business.  Enrollment is open from January 6th to April 1st.


Apply today!

NASE Foundation Future Entrepreneur Scholarship

The NASE Foundation Future Entrepreneur Scholarship program promotes youth entrepreneurship. The program provides financial aid through scholarships to selected individuals to assist them in obtaining an undergraduate college or university degree. The NASE Foundation Future Entrepreneur scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship awarded once a year.  Enrollment is open from January 6th to April 1st. 

Applicants for the NASE Foundation Future Entrepreneur scholarship must own and operate their own business, and must be able to demonstrate through the application how their selected course of study supports their business or career goals. 

Read FAQs about the program and apply online today!


Growth Grants®

Apply for small business grants from the NASE worth up to $5,000!

Do you have plans for the steps you would take to grow your business, if you only had the available capital to do so? Would you hire and train additional employees? Market your business in new and exciting ways? Invest in new equipment or software? The NASE can help. Since 2006, the NASE has awarded over half a million dollars to members just like you through the Growth Grants® program  by providing small business grants.

Visit the Growth Grants® page for more information or apply online.

NASE Foundation Future Entrepreneur scholarships, Succeed Scholarships® and Growth Grants® are awarded at the sole discretion of the NASE. The NASE has the discretion to make no awards or present a higher or lower amount than requested. Decisions of the selection committees are final and are not subject to appeal. No application feedback will be given.

The benefits explained herein are offered at the sole discretion of the association and may vary by availability, vendor and state of residence of the member. Vendors reserve the right to withdraw or change their offers without notice. The association makes no affirmation of fact or promise relating to the goods and services, and specifically disclaims any warranty, expressed or implied, as to the merchantability of the goods and services reflected. To be entitled to the association benefits, you must be a member in good standing and dues must be paid current.


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