By submitting this form, I certify that I have read the membership and fee requirements of the National Independent Private Schools Association (NIPSA) and I agree to maintain my membership and/or candidacy in good standing. I certify that this school or program is a privately owned, for-profit, tax-paying entity. I also acknowledge that I must apply for accreditation and certification, conduct a self-study and undergo a site visitation by a team of my peers within three (3) years of becoming accepted for candidacy. This Application for Candidacy submitted to the National Independent Private Schools Association is a true representation of our proprietary school or organization. I have read all of the eligibility requirements and the fee schedule. I understand that this letter and application are only the beginning of the process. Application fee of $350.00 must be submitted following this application.