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2019 NCBFAA Scholarship Program Is Now Open and Accepting Applications

Last updated on December 13th, 2018

The National Customs Broker and Forwarder Association of America (NCBFAA) offers a $5,000 scholarship award to students intending to join the trade industry. The award is presented to the winner at the NCBFAA annual conference. Roanoke is delighted to once again sponsor this meaningful competition and each year we look forward to sharing in the excitement of the winner.

Here’s what our 2018 winner, Ashley Mosier, had to say about the program:

“I would love to thank Roanoke Insurance Group! This money will do wonders for me! I was so happy to win. I’d worked really hard, but I’ve never won anything so I wasn’t expecting the call. I was really speechless when I’d heard I won. The money will definitely help me with the costs of school, as well as helping me prepare for taking the brokerage exam in the fall. Again, I was so thankful for the opportunity and for everything I’ve won. Thanks to everyone at Roanoke!”

– Ashley Mosier, 2018 Scholarship Winner

Roanoke Proudly Sponsors the NCBFAA Annual Scholarship Award

This $5,000 Scholarship Award is available to any employee (or an employee’s child) of an NCBFAA Regular member firm. High school seniors or undergraduate students at an accredited college or university, who intend to pursue a career in customs brokerage, freight forwarding or a related field, are eligible to enter.

To apply, simply request an application by e-mailing or call (202) 466-0222 to have a hardcopy forwarded by regular mail. The completed application is due by January 16, 2019.

Here’s what some previous winners have said about the program:

“I really appreciate this award because it helps enormously with my tuition and it will go a long way in supporting my efforts at completing my studies.”
– 2015 Scholarship Winner

“This award proves to me that there are opportunities waiting for anyone who is willing to think critically about the emerging issues facing both our world and the field of International Trade.”
– 2016 Scholarship Winner

“I am honored to have been chosen to receive this scholarship that I can assure you will help with my studies; I am also grateful to Roanoke for sponsoring this competition and providing this opportunity to students like myself.”
– 2017 Scholarship Winner