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Each year, NASFAA recognizes outstanding individuals, associates, committees, and state and regional associations for their achievements and contributions to the profession at the National Conference.

Individual Awards

Outstanding individual achievements are recognized each year at the NASFAA National Conference. Awards may include:

  • Allan W. Purdy Distinguished Service Award
  • Meritorious Achievement
  • Honorary Membership
  • Lifetime Membership
  • The Robert P. Huff Golden Quill Award
  • State and Regional Leadership Award

Gold Star Award

The Gold Star Award recognizes innovative ideas in the financial aid arena at any level, targeted toward any constituency. This award is open to individuals working at NASFAA member institutions, member institutions, regional associations, and state associations.