these scholarships are awarded
there are qualified applicants. (Some have never been applied
for.) All require membership in a local
and/or national naturist organization. Length of required
membership varies. These awards are available:
AANR Junior Man & Junior Woman of the Year
5-17): This $100 short essay competition now operates at the
national level, only.
AANR Junior Award for Nudist
5-22): $300 for the best nudist-related school project
for a grade.
NEF Junior Scholastic Award (high
school): $250 for a 1500-
to 3000-word essay good enough to publish in a magazine. Must be
Naturist Education Foundation
$1,000 for a publishable scholarly article (competitions twice a
year). Must be a current TNS member (possibly just
and a current college student. Graduate students are eligible.
AANR regional scholarships:
Check out the
specifics, as the seven regions vary. The Southwestern and
Florida regions have abandoned their scholarship programs. Most
of the others offer two college
scholarships of $1,000 each year. Requirements usually
2-3 years of AANR membership ($15.00 in most regions) and an
essay. Graduate students are eligible only in certain
but scoring may be weighted in favor of younger students.
AANR Education Foundation
Varying amounts--mainly intended as matching awards for regional
college scholarship winners--but others may apply, including graduate
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$1,000 to a high school senior or graduate within the last two
years. Requirements include 3 years in any nudist organization
a brief essay.
In recent years, tuition costs have far outpaced the
value of these scholarships. But a person can apply for several awards
(with a different essay for each one).
Requirements for some of these are
posted on the
Internet. Most are not. For specific details,
All regions of AANR: http://www.aanr.com/aanr-regions
AANR Junior Award for Nudist Studies: http://www.aanr.com/
AANR Education Foundation:
American Nudist Research Library: http://www.anrl.org/
Naturist Education Foundation: