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Senior Scholarship Boot Camp

Senior Scholarship Boot Camp

Attention Class of 2021! This is your chance to get assistance locating and writing scholarship applications. Each year our community awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to seniors for a variety of reasons. You can't receive college scholarship money if you do not complete an application!

Scholarship Boot Camp Information:

Where: Media Center at New Smyrna Beach High School

When: January 21, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Students who wish to participate must register in the Counseling Office.

Please contact Ms. Jewel Johnson, Counseling Director, if you have any questions.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES for 2020-2021

Below is a list of local scholarship opportunities for the 2020-2021 school year. Please note that the scholarships offered are only for New Smyrna Beach High School Seniors.

Please read the requirements carefully and provide all the requested information.  Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Please continue to visit our website to check on any additional scholarship opportunities as they become available. The application submission deadline is March 4, 2021.  Please note that some scholarships have special deadline dates.

Scholarship Boot Camp – Get a jump on applying for local scholarships by attending the Boot Camp on January 21, 2021 in the Media Center. Get help completing the application and writing your essay. Be sure to bring a flash drive, a rough draft of your essay and a copy of the Scholarship Booklet, with the scholarships highlighted, that you want to apply for.
Do not forget to sign-up for your Senior Scholarship Boot Camp session in the Counseling Office.

Standard Scholarship Application

Please note that scholarship opportunities will be updated daily!

Scholarship Opportunities for 2020-2021 Booklet

Advent Health NSB Auxiliary Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA

3. SAT or ACT score

4. Financial Need

5. Short essay response – Why Volunteer?

6. Students interested in a health care career

7. Email completed application to the attention of Auxiliary Scholarship to [email protected] or mail via first class mail to Advent Health NSB Auxiliary, 401 Palmetto St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Minimum 2.50 GPA

3. Must have SAT and/or ACT score

4. Identify financial need

5. List community volunteerism & identify community service hours

6. List school leadership roles & positions

7. List school/community clubs

8. Short essay including: “How will this scholarship assist you?”

Mail completed application packet via first class mail to: Mrs. Linda Cuthbert, 3536 Omni Circle, Edgewater, FL 32141

American Legion "Sons of American Legion Squadron 17" Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA required

3. SAT or ACT Scores

4. Financial Need

5. Student Issued Transcript

6. Short essay including your future plans

Mail completed application packet to Sons of American Legion Post-Phillip Griffin, 619 W. Canal St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

AMVETS 2 Ladies Auxiliary Dr. Gene Giancola Memorial Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. GPA 3.0 & Official Transcript

3. DD-214

4. Financial Need

5. NSBHS Student in Good Standing

6. Signed copy of letter of acceptance to an accredited college

7. Letter of recommendation from a Teacher

8. 500 Word Essay (see application for details)

9. Email completed application packet to the attention of: Diana Shuta [email protected] or submit completed application packet via first class mailto: Diane Shuta, P.O. Box 84, Edgewater, FL 32132

10. Application deadline March 29, 2021

Annual New Smyrna Beach Garden Club Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA of 3.0 or higher

3. SAT or ACT scores

4. Short essay on how student will benefit from this scholarship

5. Transcript

6. Two (2) Professional References

7. Pursuing study in field of agriculture, botanical services, environmental studies

8. Email completed application to the attention of Kathleen Smullen – [email protected]

Bob Quigley Memorial Lions Club Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA plus SAT or ACT score

3. Student Transcript

4. Essay giving the student’s choice of school, major and an explanation of their financial need, as well as why they are choosing their stated major

5. Send completed application packet via first class mail to: Norman Orel, 10 Fairgreen Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

CCUMC Carl & Eldred Halcomb Memorial Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA required

3. Financial Need

4. Short essay response (approx. 500 words)

5. Letter of Recommendation from NSBHS Faculty

6. Letter of Recommendation from Community Leader

7. Student Issued Transcript

8. Active IEP (not an EP)

9. Mail completed application via first class mail to: CCUMC Scholarship Committee, 201 S. Peninsula Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

CCUMC Howell & Vera Ray Memorial Scholarship AVID

1. Standard Application

2. GPA required

3. Financial Need

4. Short essay response (approx. 500 words) on how AVID has helped you

5. Letter of Recommendation from NSBHS Faculty

6. Letter of Recommendation from Community Leader

7. Student Issued Transcript

8. SAT or ACT Score

9. Mail completed application via first class mail to: CCUMC Scholarship Committee, 201 S. Peninsula Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

CCUMC Howell & Vera Ray Memorial Cudas Unhooked

1. Standard Application

2. GPA required

3. Financial Need

4. Short essay response (approx. 500 words) on how Cudas Unhooked has helped you

5. Letter of Recommendation from NSBHS Faculty

6. Letter of Recommendation from Community Leader

7. Student Issued Transcript

8. SAT or ACT Score

9. Mail completed application via first class mail to: CCUMC Scholarship Committee, 201 S. Peninsula Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

Council for Exceptional Children (VCEC) Chapter #563 Scholarship

EAC Higher Education Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Personal Essay

3. Transcript

4. Teacher Recommendation

5. Email completed application to the attention of: EAC Higher Education Scholarship [email protected]

Forever Manatee

1. Volunteer at Indian River Elementary

2. Standard Application completed

3. An essay telling us the importance of giving back to your community through volunteering

4. Email completed application to the attention of Forever Manatee Scholarship – [email protected]

Lawrence Kirk Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. 3.0 GPA

3. Financial Need

4. Community Service Hours

5. Extra-curricular Activities

6. Essay stating how this scholarship will help you realize your goals

7. Deliver completed application packet to Mrs. Hamilton 1-102

Marvin Harvey Memorial Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Minimum of two (2) consecutive years as a member of the boys or girls golf team at NSBHS

3. GPA of 3.0 or higher

4. Detailed essay covering the impact Marvin Harvey had on youth golf around New Smyrna

5. What role has the game of golf played in your life and how will you continue to promote the game

6. Possible interview upon request

7. Submit completed application via first class mail to: Brian Perry, 1015 Tenth Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

New Smyrna Beach Athletic League Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA of 3.0

3. Financial Need

4. Short Essay Response – What will you do to make a difference in someone’s life today?

5. Must have participated in NSB PAL programs for a minimum of three years

Email completed application packet to the attention of PAL Scholarship Application – [email protected]

New Smyrna Beach FFA Alumni Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Student must be a college/technical school bound graduation senior

3. Student must be an active FFA member and have participated in activities in class and during chapter activities outside of class

4. Application and essay must be turned in by March 4, 2021

5. Essay must be a minimum 500 words

6. An interview will be given to all applicants and “official dress” should be worn. The interview will be approximately 15 minutes

7. Turn in two (2) letters of recommendation. AG teacher letters will not be accepted

8. 3.0 GPA

9. Student have until March 4th of the following year after graduation to use their scholarship

10. Email completed application to the attention of: Scholarship [email protected]l.com or via first class mail to: New Smyrna Beach FFA Alumni, P.O. Box 1067, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170

11. Deadline is March 4, 2021

Patricia & John Dowling Memorial Scholarship

1. Complete application & essay by NSBHS due date

2. Be a graduating senior living in NSBHS district and/or attending NSBHS

3. Letter of recommendation from teacher & personal reference

4. Acceptance letter from college, university or technical school

5. Financial need

6. Minimum 3.0 GPA

7. Minimum of 50 volunteer hours, with documentation on official letterhead and approval signatures

8. Personal essay to include how library, reading & literature impacted your life, inspired your accomplishments and experiences & future plans. Minimum of 3 paragraphs

9. Submit completed application packet via first class mail to: New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, Attn: Sandy Nawrot, FOL, 1001 N. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Pilot Club of the Halifax Area 'Bloom' Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Deadline: May 15, 2021

Pilot Club of the Halifax Area 'Bloom' Scholarship Application

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships

1. Special Application

2. Offering two scholarships; one for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and one for Trayvon Martin

3. Deadline: January 6, 2021

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Application

Sand Dollar Chapter, Embroiderers' Guild of America

1. Special Application (below)

2. Deadline: April 1, 2021

3. Students are to email the completed application packet to the attention of Bettie Lamotte [email protected]

OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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Epic Flight Academy Aviation Scholarship

Lions of District 35-0 Scholarship