Award, Research Grant and Scholarship Opportunities

For more information on CSPA-NYS Awards, the Professional Development Grant or the Graduate Student Scholarship, contact CSPA-NYS President Elect Ben Fabian at presidents@cspanys.org.  For information on the Research Grant, contact the CSPA-NYS Faculty Liaison Dr. Amy Wilson at faculty@cspanys.org.

CSPA-NYS is proud to offer eight awards in recognition of outstanding student affairs practitioners and scholars working in New York State.  Nominate yourself or a colleague today!

  • Distinguished Service to Higher Education Award
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award
  • Outstanding Contribution to Social Justice
  • Dr. Daniel Bratton Award for Outstanding Service to the Association
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Profession Award
  • Significant Research/Publication Award
  • Meritorious Contribution as a New Professional Award
  • Outstanding Social Justice Innovation Award

CSPA-NYS is committed to providing affordable professional development opportunities to members.  Applications for the Graduate Student Scholarship and the Professional Development Grant are now available.


The CSPA-NYS Research Grant of up to $1000 exists to promote the development and wide distribution of scholarship that helps to improve student affairs and higher education practice, promote student success, and realize socially just communities.  Apply now!