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Financial Aid Night - October, 2019

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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

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

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]

Blanzenski Memorial Scholarship for conservative Achievement

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

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

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

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]

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] or

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

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] or mail via first class mail to: Jennifer Mongosa, 201 N. Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

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

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