NASFAA Award Recognition


NASFAA 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.

  • 2019 Clock Hour Workshop - FASFAA recognized as 2020 NASFAA Gold Star Award recipient as a national leader in the education of clock hour financial aid administrators and for drawing attendance from institutions nationwide
  • 2012-13 Clock Hour Group and Program - FASFAA recognized as 2012-2013 NASFAA Gold Star Award recipient for targeting the training needs of aid administrators serving in clock-hour settings by providing specific training and networking opportunities to this segment of the aid-practitioner community

Gold Star Award Historical Winners

Gold Star Award Submissions


(replaced by NASFAA Gold Star Award in 2011)

  • 2008-09 Advance Access and Diversity: FASFAA Foster Youth College Access
  • 2000-01 Ambassadors Committee Project: Welcoming New Members
  • 1991-92 Multi-cultural Diversity & Immigration Issues in 1990's: "The Plight of the New American"
  • 1991-92 Training Session on Legal Issues Affecting the Administration of Student Financial Aid
  • 1986-87 Financial Aid "Yellow Pages"
  • 1985-86 Chancellor's Workshop


NASFAA Award Honorable Mention