Meritorious Achievement Award

This award is presented to an individual who has made an important contribution to the Association or to the profession. To receive a Meritorious Achievement Award the individual should have made either an important single contribution to the Association or the profession; or significant multiple contributions to the Association or the profession.

The NASFAA Awards Nomination process is now open for member nominations until February 10, 2023. Winners will be announced this summer at the NASFAA National Conference.

2022 Meritorious Achievement Award Winner

Neville BrownNeville Brown, Associate Director of Financial Aid, Eastern Connecticut State University

Neville Brown's career in financial aid has spanned more than 25 years – all at Eastern Connecticut State University. He has served in many capacities with CAPFAA and EASFAA, including as state and regional president. Neville has also served on NASFAA's Board as EASFAA representative and as representative-at-large. Brown has been a longtime advocate for advancing the financial aid profession; he introduced "Financial Aid Day" which has now been adopted by all and celebrated annually in October. He also introduced the "Mentee Program" in Connecticut. Brown's immense personal integrity, devotion to students and their success, and belief in the mission of financial aid to serve students makes him very deserving of this recognition.

Neville's Acceptance Speech Video

Past winners list

Publication Date: 10/12/2022

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