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Senior Scholarship Boot Camp

Attention Class of 2019! 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 Book Camp Information:

Where: Media Center at New Smyrna Beach High School

When: January 17, 2019  

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Students who wish to participate must register in Guidance.

Please contact Mrs. Jewell Johnson, Guidance Director if you have any questions.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES for 2018-2019

Below is a list of local scholarship opportunities for the 2018-2019 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 TBD.  Please note that some scholarships have special deadline dates that do not fall into the TBD deadline.

Financial Aid Night has been scheduled for TBD
Scholarship Boot Camp – Get a jump on applying for local scholarships by attending the Boot Camp on January 17, 2019 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 Guidance Office.

2018-2019 Scholarship Opportunities Booklet (list of scholarships offered, criteria and deadlines)

Please note that scholarship opportunities will be updated daily!

Standard Scholarship Application

AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Auxiliary

1. Standard Application

2. Medical Field post high school

3. Short Essay – “Why Volunteering”

4. Email completed application to the attention of: Stephen Kenney at [email protected] OR mail completed application via first class to: AdventHealth NSB Auxiliary, 401 Palmetto St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Aerie 4242 Fraternal Order of Eagles

1. Standard Application

2. GPA Required

3. Short Essay (What God, Flag & Country mean to you)

4. Specific career interested in

5. Community service involved in

6. College Attending

7. Financial Need

8. Email completed application to [email protected] or mail via first class mail to: Tes Smith, Past Madam President, Fraternal Order of Eagles 4242, 132 W. park Ave. #14, Edgewater, FL 32132

Aguiar Scholarship for "Pops & Ma"

1. Standard Application

2. GPA of 2.0 or better

3. Financial need – Must have applied for financial aid or proof of “need”

4. Good Citizenship

5. Possible interview

6. Short essay stating how student can benefit form this scholarship

7. Email completed application to: [email protected] and in the subject line add: Aguiar Scholarship for “Pops & Ma.”

Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority

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?”

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

Alumni of New Smyrna Beach FFA

1. Standard Application

2. Must be an active FFA member and have participated in activities in class an during Chapter activities outside of class (Alumni)

3. GPA 3.0

4. Two (2) letters of recommendation (not from ag teacher)

5. Essay minimum of 500 words on “What FFA means to me.”

6. Official dress must be worn in an interview

7. Scholarship must be used by May 2020

8. Mail completed application packet to: New Smyrna Beach FFA Alumni, P.O. Box 1067, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

American Legion Sons Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA required

3. Must have SAT or ACT scores

4. Financial need

5. Military background in family

6. Short essay with Career Goals

7. Mail completed application via first class mail to: Sons of American Legion Award, 619 W. Canal St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

AMVETS Post 2 Ladies Auciliary Dr. Gene Giancola Memorial Scholarship

Annual New Smyrna Beach Garden Club

1. Standard Application

2. GPA of 3.0 or higher

3. SAT or ACT scores

4. Short essay stating how student can benefit from this scholarship

5. Transcript not required

6. Two (2) professional references

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

8. Mail completed application via first class mail to: Karen Chapple, 650 Kilmarnock Ct., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Association of Westside Retirees Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. 2.5 GPA Required

3. SAT or Act Scores

4. Live in the New Smyrna area

5. Short Essay

6. Financial Need

7. Submit completed application via first class mail to: Christine Coleman, 200 Robert St., Apt. 42, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Association of Westside Retirees Harthula Teemer Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. 2.5 GPA Required

3. SAT or Act Scores

4. Live in the New Smyrna area

5. Short Essay

6. Financial Need

7. Submit completed application via first class mail to: Christine Coleman, 200 Robert St., Apt. 42, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Atlantic Center for the Arts Volunteer League

1. Standard Application

2. GPA of 3.0 or higher

3. ACT/SAT scores

4. Copy of transcript

5. good Citizenship

6. Major/minor in art-related field

7. Essay: How career will relate to the Arts

8. Email completed application to the attention of: (Students last name) – ACA Scholarship and emailed to [email protected]

"Believing in Your Dreams" - Vince Carter Embassy of Hope Foundation

Bethune Beach Student Achievement Award

1. Standard Application

2. Must be a Bethune Beach resident

3. 2.5 GPA or higher

4. Email completed application with Bethune Beach Student Achievement Award in the subject line to: [email protected]

BFLO Aspire!

1. Special Application

2. Student must demonstrate ability to overcome hardship

3. Renewable for 4 years to same student in order to complete B.A. or B.S.

4. Applicant must be selected by their Guidance Counselor to apply

BFLO Aspire! Application

Blanzenski Memorial Scholarship for conservative Achievement

Bob Quigley Memorial Lions Club Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA Required

3. SAT or ACT Score or both

4. Financial Need

5. good Citizenship; Volunteerism

6. Transcript

7. Essay explaining financial need and how you arrived at your career choice.

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

Bolerjack, Halsema, Bowling & White CPAs

1. Standard Application

2. GPA Required

3. Must have SAT or ACT Score

4. Mail completed application via first class mail packet to: Bolerjack, Halsema, Bowling & White PA, 233 North Causeway, Suite A, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

CAPS (Community and Alumni Providing Scholarships)

1. Special Application

2. GPA required

3. Two 300-word essays are to be included with application

4. Financial Need

5. Academic success

6. Commjunity participation

7. Graduating Senior at NSBHS

8. Attending any college, university or school

CAPS Scholarship Application

CCUMC Carl & Eldred Halcomb Memorial Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Must have a current IEP

3. Two (2) letters of recommendation

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

CCUMC Vera & Howell Ray Memorial Scholarship (AVID)

1. Standard Application

2. Must a 2018-2019 AVID class member

3. Two (2) letters of recommendation

4. Essay explaining how AVID has helped you succeed and your future goals.

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

CCUMC Vera & Howell Ray Memorial Scholarship (Cudas Unhooked)

1. Standard Application

2. Must be a 2018-2019 Cudas Unhooked active member

3. Two (2) letters of recommendation

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

CCUMC Myhre-Burt Music Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Must be major in Music Performance or Music Education in college

Chad Cole "Eagles Soar" Memorial

1. Standard Application

2. GPA required

3. Short Essay – What this scholarship means to me?

4. Good Citizenship

5. What college have you chosen?

6. What career are you pursuing?

7. Student Issued Transcript

8. Mail completed application packet via first class mail to: COLE Family, 2619 Nordman Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Charles & Elaine Falls-Meyers Nursing Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA required

3. Must have SAT or ACT score

4. Financial Need

5. Good Citizenship

6. Short essay

7. Student pursuing nursing degree

8. Email completed application packet to: Charles & Elaine Falls-Meyer Nursing Scholarship, [email protected] or via first class mail to: Renee Andrus, Florida Hospital New Smyrna Foundation, 401 Palmetto Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

City of Edgewater Local School Scholarship

Council for Exceptional Children, Volusia

Dolphin Athletic Club Scholarship

1. Standard Scholarship Application and Scholarship Application Addendum for the Dolphin Athletic Club

2. Essay – What this specific scholarship would mean to you and why

3. GPA and SAT or ACT score

4. Transcript

5. Community Involvement

6. Financial Need

7. Mail completed application packet via first class mail to: Karen Henehan – Dolphin Athletic Club Scholarships, 2120 S. Ridgewood Ave., Unit 4, Edgewater, FL 32141

EAC (Edgewater Alliance Church) Higher Education Scholarship

Edgewater Firefighters Local 4575

1. Standard Scholarship

2. GPA of 2.5 or higher

3. Financial Need

4. Essay of a minimum of 250 words stating why you should receive the scholarship

5. Fire School and/or EMT School interest only

6. Email completed application to the attention of: David Blair (Local 4574) [email protected] or via first class mail to: David Blair, 1703 Bradford Rd., Edgewater, FL 32132

Edgewater Rotary

1. Standard Application

2. ACT or SAT Scores

3. Letters of Recommendation

4. Career path anticipated

5. Essay stating need

6. Email completed application to the attention of David Dollieslager, [email protected]

Elks National Foundation Awards

1. Special Application

2. Application Deadline: November 15, 2018

3. Go to elks.org/scholars

Epic Flight Academy

1. Special Application

2. Application deadline is November 2nd, 2018

Friends of the Edgewater Library

1. Standard Application

2. 3.0 or higher GPA

3. Must have SAT or ACT score

4. Must include an essay of at least 500 words

5. Must include a copy of a high school transcript

6. Include two 92) letters of recommendation

7. Intend to major/minor in the performing arts

8. Acceptance at a college

9. Mail completed application via first class mail to: Linda McGrath, 302 Beachway Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

Friends of the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Minimum of fifty (50) library volunteer hours

3. Letters of recommendation from school and library staff

4. Letter of acceptance to college or university

5. Financial Need

6. Minimum 3.0 GPA

7. A personal essay to include accomplishments and experiences, the value of library work experience and future plans. Minimum of 3 paragraphs.

8. Mail completed application packet via first class mail to New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, Attn: Jan Clark, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Indian River Elementary Sunflower Scholarship

1. Standard Application (completed)

2. Please note in the essay that you attended Indian River Elementary School

3. Email completed application to the attention of Sunflower Scholarships, [email protected]

Julie Amon Dolphins of Strength Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA Required

3. SAT or ACT score

4. Financial Need

5. Good Citizenship

6. Essay on “What medical challenge or other adversity have you had to overcome in your life?”

7. Students interested in pursuing a career in a health care or related field

8. Email completed application packet to [email protected]

Kiwanis Foundation of S.E. Volusia - Key Club Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Senior student who is an active member of the NSBHS Key Club

3. Resident of southeast Volusia County (New Smyrna and south)

4. Endorsement by key Club faculty advisor

5. Essay of not more than 500 words, to include: a) future goals, career ideas, and plans; b) role that Key club has played in your high school experience; c) brief description of personal and family background including any challenges overcome, or continuing; d) how the scholarship will benefit you. Why you are a deserving candidate

6. Letters of reference (2) from one teacher and one adult not on the faculty, i.e. employer, club leader, mentor. (this will fulfill the letters of reference required in the standard application)

7. Mail completed application packet via first class mail to Mr. Bruce G. Henry, mn, 101 Louise Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

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

Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. 3.0 or higher GPA

3. Must have SAT or ACT score

4. Must include an essay of at least 500 words

5. Must include a copy of a high school transcript

6. Include two 92) letters of recommendation

7. Intend to major/minor in the performing arts

8. Acceptance at a college

9. Mail completed application via first class mail to: Linda McGrath, 302 Beachway Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

Manatee Fever

1. Standard Application

2. Must have attended Indian River Elementary School

3. Must volunteer at Indian River Elementary School

4. Short essay telling what your future goals are in education

5. Email completed application of the attention of Theresa Cameron to [email protected]s

Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. African American student from Southeast Volusia County

3. GPA 2.5

4. Financial Need

5. Good Citizenship

6. Transcript History

7. 1 page (typed) essay including career goals and aspirations

8. Attach names, phone numbers and email addresses of (3) references

9. Email completed application and attachments to [email protected] and add Jimmy Harrell in the subject line.

Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum Application

Mildred E. Small and Robert D. Toye Scholarship Trust

1. Special Application

2. Financial Need

3. Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA

4. Engineering (preferred) or other science majors

5. Attend a four-year accredited Florida University

6. Covers books, tuition, housing and food plans

7. May ask for transcript con’t

8. Grant disbursed $7,500.00 per year

9. Email completed application packet to: Toye Trust, [email protected] and to [email protected] or via first class mail to: Michael L. Brewer, 500 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Mildred E. Small and Robert D. Toye Scholarship Trust Application

Nancy May Memorial Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Student interested in pursuing the specific career of nursing

3. Student has shown an interest by participating in activities and/or curriculum leading to a nursing career

4. Financial need

5. Mail completed application packet via first class mail to: Madeline May, 807 E. 16th Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

New Smyrna Beach Board of Realtors

1. Standard Application

2. Essay on Home Ownership

3. Email the completed application to the attention of Scholarship Application to [email protected]d.com or

via first class mail to Cora Baker, 725 W. Canal St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

New Smyrna Beach High School Medical Academy Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Must be a current Medical Academy Student

3. Submit application by deadline

4. Intend to study in the field of medicine or science

5. A short essay on how you have been inspired to pursue a position in the medical field as well as the medical field in which you intend to pursue

6. 2 letters letter of recommendation

7. 2.5 GPA

8. Maintained a C average in your Medical Academy course

9. Good Citizenship

10. Email completed application Kathleen Rich Zois, [email protected]

New Smyrna Beach High School Medical Academy - Advent Health Healthy Future Partnership Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Must be a current Medical Academy Student

3. Submit application by deadline

4. Intend to study in the field of medicine or science

5. A short essay on how you have been inspired to pursue a position in the medical field as well as the medical field in which you intend to pursue

6. 2 letters letter of recommendation

7. 2.5 GPA

8. Maintained a C average in your Medical Academy course

9. Good Citizenship

10. Email completed application Kathleen Rich Zois, [email protected]

New Smyrna Beach Police Athletic League

1. Standard Application

2. GPA of 2.5

3. Must have a financial need

4. Must be a good citizen

5. Must have completed 100 hours of community service

6. Must have participated with NSBPAL

7. Must provide social media handles Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter

8. Short answer Essay question: What does community service mean to you?

9. Email completed application to: The NSBPAL Scholarship Application 2019, [email protected]nsb.com or mail via first class mail to: Jennifer Mongosa, 201 N. Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Oceanside Woman's Club AVID Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Student must be a current AVID 4 Student

3. Essay must include how AVID essentials have helped you

4. Two (2) letters of recommendation – one academic and one from the community

5. Mail completed application via first class mail to: OWC Education Department, P.O. Box 1102, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170

Patricia and John Dowling Memorial Fund Scholarship (NSB Regional Library)

1. Standard Application

2. Minimum of fifty (50) library volunteer hours

3. Letters of recommendation from school and library staff

4. Letter of acceptance to college or university

5. Financial Need

6. Minimum 3.0 GPA

7. A personal essay to include accomplishments and experiences, the value of library work experience and future plans. Minimum of 3 paragraphs.

8. Mail completed application packet via first class mail to New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, Attn: Jan Clark, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Phi Delta Kappa Future Educator's Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Attend a Volusia County School

3. Recommended by Guidance Department

4. Obtaining an education degree

5. Hold a 2.5 GPA or higher

6. Email completed application to Amber McAndrew, [email protected]

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Application Deadline: November 16, 2018

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Application

Rotary Club of New Smyrna Beach

1. Standard Application

2. GPA & SAT or ACT score

3. Financial Need

4. Student issued transcript

5. Short essay – How scholarship will be applied and why scholarship is needed. Also list community involvement

6. Extra-curricular activities – school and or community related

7. Acceptance at college or university and plan for major/career goals

8. Good citizenship

9. Mail completed application packet via first class mail to: Jane Hendricks, 263 Minorca Beach Way #406, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

Samsula Woman's Club Scholarship

Anna Lou Luznar Scholarship - Presented by Samsula Woman's Club

Sharon J. Sanford Art Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Major in art or related subject

3. Submit letter of acceptance to college or school

4. SAT/ACT Scores

5. GPA standing

6. Short Essay

7. Financial Need

8. Submit examples of work

9. Mail completed application to Jeannine Sanford, 425 Longfello St., Vandergrift, PA 156902

Smyrna Surfari Club

Smyrna Yacht Club Scholarship (For Daytona State College only)

1. Standard Application

2. For students attending Daytona State College only

3. SAT or ACT Scores & GPA

4. Essay stating what scholarship means to you

5. Detail good citizenship; leadership position in school

6. Detail organization; Athletic activities, Work, Community Service

7. Two (2) letters of recommendation

8. Interview with SYC (required)

9. Career interest/specific intended studies

10. Email completed application to the attention of: Smyrna Yacht Club Scholarship Committee at [email protected]

Trayvon Martin Memorial Award

1. Special Application

2. Application Deadline: November 16, 2018

Trayvon Martin Memorial Award Application

Volusia Association of School Administrators Educational Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA 2.5

3. Financial Need

4. Good Citizenship

5. Student must major in Education

6. Email completed application packet to: Dr. Jennie Hughes, [email protected] or mail via first class mail to: Dr. Jennie Hughes, 1000 W. Rhode Island Ave., Orange City, FL 32763

Zack Donatti Day of Rememberance Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA Required

3. Financial Need

4. Good Citizenship

5. Short essay on what you want to conquer out of life and a brief background

6. Mail completed application via first class mail to: Tish Donatti Besuden, 1722 Hidden Brick Rd., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

American Muslin Alliance of Florida, Inc. Scholarship

Johnson Scholarship Foundation