Announcing NCFCA's 2021 Sponsors

Feb 19, 2021
by Natalia Rosa
Director of Marketing at NCFCA

We are thrilled to introduce our partners for the 2021 competition season.

Many of these organizations are extending incredible scholarship opportunities and benefits for NCFCA families, so please take a few minutes to meet each of them below and take note of when they will have representatives available to meet you at upcoming tournaments!

Platinum Sponsor, University of Northwestern

Meet our longtime partner, National Championship host for multiple years, and the host of our first NCFCA Summit in 2019— the University of Northwestern St. Paul! The University of Northwestern is a Christ-centered liberal arts university located in the heart of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. UNW scholarships for NCFCA affiliates include:

  • NCFCA students who enroll at UNW as full-time undergraduates for Fall 2020 are eligible for a $2,500 scholarship ($625/year.) 
  • NCFCA students and affiliated constituents will receive a 20% discount in Dual Enrollment, Adult Undergraduate, and Graduate Courses and programs at the University of Northwestern.

Legacy Sponsor, Homeschool Legal Defense Association

NCFCA began in 1997 as the HSLDA Debate League with the goal of training up Christian home school students to learn the skills necessary to reach their world with God's truth. In the following decades, NCFCA has grown and developed with regard to systems and programs, but remains deeply grateful to HSLDA for their continued partnership. HSLDA's mission is to preserve and advance the fundamental, God-given, constitutional right of parents and others legally responsible for their children to direct their education. HSLDA discounts for NCFCA affiliates include:

Legacy Sponsor, Patrick Henry College

Patrick Henry College exists to glorify God by challenging the unacceptable status quo in higher education, lifting high both faith and reason within a rigorous academic environment; thereby preserving for posterity the ideals behind the "noble experiment in ordered liberty" that is the foundation of America. PHC is the #1 collegiate forensics program in the nation, with national teams competing in Moot Court, Civic Debate, and Mock Trial. Patrick Henry College has an established legacy of producing national champions. Their heritage is distinguished by dedicated faculty, coaches, alumni, and students who are intensely focused on improving the program while enhancing their impact on the world for Christ. PHC opportunities for NCFCA affiliates include:

  • Teen Leadership camps each year that focus on Moot Court, debate, or speech, as well as a Leadership & Worldview camp to prepare you for your next steps as a leader in our culture.
  • Forensics Scholarships ranging from $500 per year to $10,000 per year depending on the student’s level of talent and tournament performance during their high school years.

Gold Sponsor, Covenant College

The mission of Covenant College is to explore and express the preeminence of Jesus Christ in all things. Covenant College educates Christians to engage culture and cultures, to examine and unfold creation, and to pursue biblical justice and mercy in community. With the student-faculty relationship and strong teaching and scholarship at the foundation, their Christ-centered community seeks to help students mature in three primary areas:

  • Identity in Christ
  • Biblical frame of reference
  • Service that is Christ-like

Covenant offers the world biblically grounded men and women equipped to live out extraordinary callings in ordinary places.

Gold Sponsor, Dallas Baptist University

Founded in 1898, DBU has one mission—to transform the lives of students who will transform the world, all for the glory of God. DBU offers a variety of educational opportunities for individuals of all ages and academic backgrounds—including degree programs at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels, as well as continuing education and certificate programs. Through it all, DBU seeks to integrate faith and learning and develop individuals whose desire is to serve the world.

Gold Sponsor, Regent University

Are you looking for a college that fits your God-sized dreams while developing your leadership skills to impact the world? At Regent University, you’ll discover your purpose within a supportive community of award-winning professors. You’ll also find unmatched value and academic excellence here. Regent scholarships for NCFCA affiliates include:

  • Regent will offer a 50% tuition scholarship to all National Champions.
  • Regent will also offer a $4,000 Homeschool Scholarship for on-campus students who are Homeschool graduates. You can view more here.

Gold Sponsor, The King's College

The King's College is a small Christian Liberal Arts College which prepares students for principled leadership around the world. Through its commitment to the truths of Christianity and a biblical worldview, TKC seeks to transform society by preparing students for careers in which they help to shape and eventually lead strategic public and private institutions, and by supporting faculty members as they directly engage culture through writing and speaking publicly on critical issues. TKC scholarships for NCFCA affiliates include:

  • The King's College is offering all NCFCA seniors enrolling for Fall 2021 a $1,500 per year scholarship renewable for up to four years. This scholarship opportunity can stack with other need and merit aid at King's. The average NCFCA student receives $80,000 or more in total aid from King's during their time at the school. To secure this scholarship, applicants must inform their admissions counselor by email before May 1st of this year. Take a virtual visit of the school HERE.

Silver Sponsor, The Calvin Coolidge Foundation

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation is the official foundation dedicated to preserving the legacy and promoting the values of America’s 30th president, Calvin Coolidge, who served in office from August 1923 to March 1929. These values include civility, bipartisanship, and restraint in government (including wise budgeting). It maintains offices at the president’s birthplace in Plymouth Notch, Vermont, and in Washington, D.C. The Coolidge Foundation extends the following opportunities to NCFCA affiliates:

  • The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation invites NCFCA Speech & Debate competitors to earn an invitation to the 2021 Coolidge Cup! The Coolidge Cup is a speech and debate tournament for high schoolers that takes place each year July 2-4 at the Coolidge historic site in Plymouth, Vermont. More than $15,000 in scholarship prizes will be awarded to the top performers. 

Silver Sponsor, Charleston Southern University

Charleston Southern University is the Lowcountry’s only Christian university. CSU's learning community is dynamic. Students come from all over the country and many faith backgrounds. Committed faculty take the time to see your potential. They will help you achieve your personal and career goals. Their close-knit campus offers huge opportunities – including big-time, competitive NCAA Division I athletics.

Silver Sponsor, Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University is a private Christian University located in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona. GCU offers everything you need to enjoy a full, affordable college experience, from NCAA Division I athletics to updated residence halls, popular dining options, fun events and plenty of opportunities to get involved. With over 100 bachelor’s degree programs to choose from, GCU prepares learners to be global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators and responsible leaders through commitment to academic excellence and distinctively Christian beliefs, values and practices. GCU scholarships for NCFCA affiliates include:

  • GCU offers generous academic scholarships, free trips to campus for prospective students, affordable online Dual Enrollment opportunities and an entire team of dedicated homeschool counselors who are here to help with every aspect of your college search.
  • GCU is also the home of an award winning Speech and Debate program that competes on both the regional and national level with additional scholarship opportunities available.

Silver Sponsor, Unbound

For well over a decade, Unbound has been the choice for Christian students that want to earn a bachelor's degree with their faith and finances intact. Unbound's flagship Ascend program couples an affordable undergraduate degree with elite training to live a life of excellence. Their project-based approach to education means you'll graduate with more professional experience than any of your peers. Their world-class Christian community of over 1,000 students around the world will cheer you on as you seek to discover God's will and achieve mastery at what you do. Their unparalleled leadership training includes in-person mentorship from Dr. Jeff Myers, the president of Summit Ministries. Unbound can help you take everything you've learned at NCFCA and apply it to ordinary life in an extraordinary way.

Silver Sponsor, Worldview Academy

Over the past two decades, NCFCA has been blessed to link arms with mission-minded organizations such as Worldview Academy. By offering Christian leadership camps for junior and high school students, Worldview Academy guides students to wrestle with real issues and discover real answers in the Bible. Worldview Academy offers discounts for NCFCA affiliates include:

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