Each year, NASAGA holds an annual conference and awards scholarships for first-time attendees. All applications must be received no later than April 14, 2017.


JudeeCollageJudee Blohm Scholarship

Judee Blohm was the backbone of NASAGA until her passing in July of 2013. She was long-time Editor of SIMAGES as well as Editor and facilitator of the NASAGA Training Activity book. She was an inspiration, a mentor, and a very creative person. The Judee Blohm award honors her life and dedication by providing free conference registration in her name to those who share her love of games and learning. This year, awards will be given in the amount of full conference registration.

richard_powersRichard Powers Scholarship

Richard Powers was a novelist, playwright, mime performer, professor, wide-ranging educator, and game designer. He was introduced to NASAGA simulation and gaming in 1975, when he stepped into a crowded elevator and was drawn into learning how to play a numbers game. Upon his passing March 2014, a fund was created in his honor and now provides NASAGA conference registration, travel, and lodging to those who share his interest in simulation and gaming as well as apply that interest to the fields of social justice and/or sustainability. Awards will be given in the amount of full conference registration and a stipend to be applied to travel and/or lodging.


To apply for one of these scholarships, download, save, and complete the NASAGA Scholarship Application.

Send your completed application along with other required materials to

The deadline for consideration for the NASAGA 2017 conference scholarships is April 14, 2017.

Note: Awards cover conference fees, but not pre-conference fees. Those receiving the awards are responsible for any travel and accommodations not covered by the award.