Chant Thompson Legacy Scholarship Application
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The Chant Thompson Legacy Scholarship

Chant Thompson served as executive director of NACCAP for 28 years. Prior to serving Christian institutions through NACCAP, Thompson was the dean of enrollment management at Huntington University, a Christian college and NACCAP member institution. He spent his career advancing Christian education and continues to do so in his retirement. 

This scholarship is designed to encourage students to attend a Christian college or university as they prepare for their future career and calling. Students who currently attend a NACCAP member high school and plan to enroll in a NACCAP member Christian college or university are eligible to apply.

Students are encouraged to submit an application prior to the March 15, 2024, deadline. Scholarship recipients will receive a $1000 scholarship to assist with costs associated with attending college. 

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Application details: The Chant Thompson Legacy Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors attending a NACCAP member high school and planning to attend a NACCAP member college or university. Eligible colleges and universities can be found at opens January 15, 2024.

Award amount: $1,000 non-renewable. Funds will be distributed directly to the college/university after NACCAP receives verification of student enrollment at a NACCAP member school. 

Deadline: The application deadline is March 15, 2024. 

Application Requirements

  1. Students should have a minimum of a 3.2 GPA (unweighted).
  2. Submit online application, including short answer essay questions. 
  3. Copy of high school transcript, including first semester senior year grades. Transcripts should be sent directly from applicant’s high school by email to or by mail to NACCAP Scholarships, PO Box 5211, Huntington, IN 46750. Must be postmarked by March 15, 2024.
  4. Finalists will participate in a virtual interview conducted by a committee member(s).

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that NACCAP has received all required materials by the application deadline. Applicants can email with any questions.

Finalists will be notified by April 1, 2024. 

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Sarah Seaton Kuban, Asbury University
“Asbury gave me the opportunity to cover major broadcast events like the Olympics in Athens and ESPN College Football. Gaining so much experience as a student paved the way for my career.”
Christian Washington, Huntington University
“I am so thankful to have the opportunity to be able to give back using the knowledge I’ve acquired over years of polishing my craft. It’s amazing to now be in a position where I can help pave the way for younger artists to be the impactful artists God created them to be.”
Dr. John Harris, Erskine College
“The point was to help them develop skills (quantitative analysis and qualitative analysis, for example), but I also wanted them to have a contemporary record of this important moment and how they experienced it,” Harris says. “It is something, I told them, that their kids would ask them about one day.”
Alan Hotchkiss, Multnomah University
“I love seeing the deep connection that takes place between our American partners and the students they sponsor. It is transformative for both the student in Rwanda and the family who supports them in the US.”

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