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Web_Career Awards Evening AzureAvailable to licensed funeral directors, Career Awards underwrite registration fees for a single NFDA Cremation Certification, Arranger Training or Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) session of your choosing.



Career Awards Submission Process & Criteria

  • Up to 60 names are selected each year.
  • Names drawn in April, June and October.
  • Online submissions only.
  • Submissions accepted on a rolling basis.
  • Submissions are valid for three selection cycles.
  • If eligible, those names not selected will automatically be entered into to the next cycle.
  • Only one submission per person, per three selection cycles, i.e. one entry per year.
  • Recipients may receive only one Career Award.
  • Awards are redeemed directly through NFDA. Program dates vary and are based on availability.
  • Awards are valid for one year from date of issue.
  • Awards are not retroactive or transferrable.
  • Awards are not redeemable for other NFDA/Foundation programs, scholarships, awards or initiatives.
  • Awards must be redeemed (and program must be attended) before the recipient is eligible to submit for/attend Meet the Mentors or apply for a Professional Women’s Conference Scholarship.
  • In addition, those who are selected to receive a Career Award are ineligible to attend Meet the Mentors or receive a Professional Women’s Conference Scholarship within the current calendar year and within one year from date of award issue.
  • Career Awards Submission Form

    FD/Embalmer License Number(s)/State(s). You must be a licensed funeral director and/or embalmer to enter.