The Mission of the Phil M. Jones Scholarship is to recognize that the journey to build a business as a speaker starts early in life and can be long and challenging. This scholarship will serve to nurture a young entrepreneur and mentor them to successfully establish a business as a professional speaker, whilst also providing the association with increased perspective from this younger generation.


You can nominate a speaker with the following criteria:
• Between 18 and 25 years old
• A resident of the Five Boroughs of New York City
• They are embarking on a speaking career
• They would benefit from the financial support

 The Scholarship Winner Will Receive:

An annual membership to the New York City Chapter of NSA which includes:
• Tickets to all in-person monthly meetings for one year
• Tickets to the Holiday Party and our June Annual Luncheon
• Tickets to the July Connect Event and August Summer Social
• An opportunity to participate in the monthly Author’s RoundTable
• An opportunity to join the monthly Speakers Mastermind
• Participate in monthly Masterclasses
• Be listed on the NSANYC Speaker Directory

In Addition, the Recipient Will Receive:
• Mentoring from Phil and fellow NSA NYC members

Nominations will open again in June 2023

Phil M. Jones

About Phil M. Jones

Phil M. Jones is a master of influence and persuasion – the author of the best-selling “Exactly” Book Series with over 1 million copies sold – producer of the “Most Listened To” non-fiction Audiobook of all time – a trusted advisor for some of the world’s biggest brands – and entrepreneur since the age of 14.

On September 10, 2021, Phil M. Jones gave a gift to our chapter and the greater speaking community. Rather than accept the honorarium the chapter gives to guest speakers, Phil donated the honorarium back to the New York City chapter for a scholarship in his name.