National Collegiate Leadership Program

The National Collegiate Leadership Program (NCLP) provides students with the opportunity to engage with and learn from leaders in government financial management at AGA’s annual National Leadership Training (NLT).  More details on this special training scholarship opportunity are provided below.

Meet our 2021

How To Apply:

2022 Application Coming Soon!

2022 Application
(Coming Soon)


Applicant Requirements:

  • Sign up for a FREE student membership —
  • Be a Junior or Senior accounting, finance, information security/technology, or business major, having completed 60 credit hours (or equivalent) and provide an unofficial transcript that displays this information.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member.
  • Display leadership experience on campus or through another affiliation.
  • Have at least a 3.2 GPA.

NCLP Scholarship Recipients Receive:

Professional Training:

  • Learn from experts with real-world leadership experience in government and business.
  • Network with leaders who are passionate about public service and advancing government accountability.
  • Meet and connect with potential employers (government and corporate).
  • Attend NLT sessions and earn continuing professional education (CPE) credits.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • All NLT travel and registration fees covered. 
  • One-on-One mentor assigned to guide recipient around the event.
  • Recognition during the NLT Awards Ceremony, including a Certificate of Participation.
  • Invitation to the annual NLT Young Professional Session.
  • Headshot, short biography, and link to Linkedin profile accessible on AGA website.
  • Featured in future AGA publications and social media.
  • Enrolled as an AGA E-Student Member with an attachment to a local AGA chapter.

*2021 Virtual Benefits:

  • AGA "swag bag" mailed directly to recipient home address.
  • UberEATS voucher emailed to recipient to cover lunch for two days.
  • Recipient information sent to all AGA NLT 2021 sponsors for possible internships/job opportunities.
  • Virtual meeting with AGA pre-event and post-event to discuss mentor/mentee duties.


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