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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 11, 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

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Beta Delta Lambda Chapter Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Deadline: February 26, 2021

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Beta Delta Lambda Chapter Scholarship Packet

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 17 Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA

3. Financial Need

4. Good Citizenship

5. Female Student and Military background in family

6. Short Essay

7. Career Goals

8. Mail completed application via first class mail to: Chris Remington, c/o American Legion Auxiliary, 619 W. Canal St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

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

Angler's Yacht Club Scholarship

1. Standard Application                             UPDATED 3-3-21

2. High Class Ranking/GPA

3. SAT/ACT

4. Financial Need

5. Must be attending a college after graduation (May ask for transcript)

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

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]

Aqua Park Sports Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Junior year report card showing cumulative weighted GPA of 3.2 or higher

3. At least 30 hrs. community service at Aqua Park during high school tenure

4. Participation in four semesters of school sports during high school tenure (preferably in at least two different sports)

5. At least one letter of reference (teacher/employers/VC Coordinators/Family Friend, etc.

6. Short structured essay (<500 words) stating what sports participation has helped them accomplish/experience during their time at high school; what their aspirations are and how this scholarship will help them in the future

7. Email completed application to the attention of Chris Narbeth: Aqua Park Scholarship at [email protected]

Atlantic Center for the Arts Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA Required

3. SAT and/or Act Score Required

4. Short Essay on why student is requesting scholarship and their future career in the field of art

5. Email completed application packet to the attention of: Scholarship Application to [email protected]

"Believing In Your Dreams" - Vince Carter Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Must have played basketball, volleyball and/or been an active member of a high school band (marching, concert, jazz) for at least two years of high school

3. Official transcript (sealed) showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher

4. 300 word or less essay from one of the given topics

5. One academic letter of recommendation from the school

6. One personal letter of recommendation from the community

7. Must be a public high school graduation senior

8. Be sure and read the entire packet that accompanies the application form

9. Mail the completed packet via first class mail to: Embassy of Hope Foundation, Vince Carter Athletic Center, 1255 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114

"Believing In Your Dreams" - Vince Carter Scholarship Packet

Bethune-Cookman University Alumni Association Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Deadline: February 25, 2021

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

CAPS (Community and Alumni Providing Scholarships)

1. Special Application

2. GPA required

3. Two 300 word essay to be included with application

4. Funds may be used at any college, university or vocational school

5. Must be a graduating Senior at New Smyrna Beach High School

6. Financial need

7. Academic success

8. Community participation

9. Deadline is March 4, 2021

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

Chisholm Alumni Association - Legacy Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Have a relative of or descendant of a family member who was affiliated with the Old Chisholm High School, prior to 1970

3. Essay – must conclude by identifying the full name of your relative and your relationship to that individual(s)

4. GPA 2.50> Include transcript for verification

5. Student in good standing (standardized test scores to meet graduation requirements)

6. College letter of acceptance or email

7. Citizenship, community service hours, extra-curricular activities

8. Email completed application to the attention of: Legacy Scholarship 2020 to [email protected]

City of Edgewater Local School Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Student must be a resident of Edgewater, Florida

3. Enrolled in a public or accredited private school within Volusia County

4. Demonstrate 20 hours of community service locally

5. Submit a 500 word essay to include experience with required community service hours, future education goals and subsequent career plans

6. Minimum GPA of 3.0

7. Financial Need

8. Submit standard application along with two (2) letters of recommendation, one personal & one academic

9. Possible interview with the Scholarship Committee

10. Email completed application to the attention of: Edgewater Local School Scholarship to [email protected] or via first class mail to: City of Edgewater, Parks & Recreation, 1108 S. Ridgewood Ave., Edgewater, FL 32132

Community Unitarian Universal Church-Dru Synal Memorial Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Demonstrate your involvement with Cuda Unhooked Program

3. 500 word essay: Your interest, ambitions….

4. Majoring in? Minor?

5. Financial Need

6. GPA

7. SAT or ACT scores

8. Involvement in the community

9. Mail completed application packet via first class mail to: Debbi Zill, 704 Francis Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Council for Exceptional Children (VCEC) Chapter #563 Scholarship

Cudas for Change Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. short submission response

3. Interview possible for finalists

4. Email completed application to the attention of: Scholarship Application in the subject line to [email protected]

Daniel A. Garrity Memorial Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA of 3.0 or greater

3. Financial Need

4. Essay – How will this scholarship help you?

5. Student Employed

6. Extracurricular Activities (government, club, athletics, etc.)

7.  Email completed application to the attention of DAG Scholarship Commttee at [email protected]

Daytona Beach Chapter of The Links, Inc. Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Due: April 5, 2021

Daytona Beach Chapter of The Links, Inc. Scholarship Application

Daytona Beach Street Rods Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Deadline: March 5, 2021

Daytona Beach Street Rods Scholarship Application

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. GPA (unweighted) of 3.0

3. African American

4. Two (2) letters of recommendation (one from a community leader and one from a school official)

5. Official copy of student transcript

6. Counselor’s signature on the application

7.  Deadline:  March 31, 2021

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship Application

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]

Edgewater Rotary Club Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA/Transcript

3. ACT/SAT Score

4. Letters of Recommendation

5. Career path anticipated

6. Certificate of Need

7. Email completed application packet to the attention of David Dollieslager to [email protected] or mail via first class mail to: David Dollieslager, 466 Bouchelle Dr. #302, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

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]

Julie Amon Dolphins of Strength Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA Required

3. SAT or ACT score required

4. Financial Need

5. Good Citizenship

6. Student issued transcript

7. Essay – How have you overcome a medical or other adversity in your life?

8. Medical or Health field goal helpful

9. Email completed application to the attention of: Julie Amon Dolphins of Strength Scholarship to [email protected]

Kiwanis Club of Southeast Volusia County (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: 1) future goals, career ideas, and plans; b) role that Key Club ha splayed 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 to: Bruce G. Henry, 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

Lions Clubs District 35 0 Youth Exchange Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Financial Need

3. Personal or family adversity that has been over come

4. Extracurricular involvement, leadership and awards

5. Volunteer Services, Clubs, Associations and/or employment

6. Future career objectives and goals

7. Deadline February 12, 2021

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

Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Deadline: March 13, 2021

Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum Scholarship Application

Matthew Krajewski Memorial Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. 3.0 GPA

3. Financial Need

4. Community Service Hours

5. Extra-Curricular Activities

6. Essay telling about yourself and how the scholarship will assist you

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

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

8. disbursement will be made as direct payments or reimbursement up to $7,500 per year

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

New Smyrna Beach Police 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 Board of Realtors Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Essay on Home Ownership

3. Email completed application to the attention of 2021 Scholarship Application [email protected] or mail via first class mail to: Cora Baker, 725 W. Canal St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

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] 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

New Smyrna Beach High School HOSA

1. Standard Application

2. Current member of the NSBHS Medical Academy

3. 2.5 PGA (overall, weighted)

4. Academy student in good standing (no probations for academics, behavior or attendance)

5. Must be intended major in medicine or science

6. Must have been an active member of HOSA (including event participation)

7. Deliver completed application packet to: Mrs. Rich-Zois Bldg. 6 Room 102 or email to [email protected]

New Smyrna Beach High School Medical Academy Sponsored by Advent Health

1. Standard Application

2. Current member of the NSBHS Medical Academy

3. 2.5 GPA (overall, weighted)

4. Academy student in good standing (no probations for academics, behavior or attendance)

5. Must be intend major in medicine or science

6. Deliver completed application packet to: Mrs. Rich-Zois Bldg. 6 Room 102 or email to [email protected]

NHBW, Inc. Volusia County Chapter Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Deadline: February 20, 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

Rotary Club of New Smyrna Beach

1. Standard Application (completed and signed by student and parent/guardian)

2. GPA Required

3. Two letters of reference

4. Scholarship essay

Email completed application packet to the attending of Scholarship Chairman at [email protected] or via first class mail to Rotary Club of NSB – Scholarship Chairman, P.O. Box 404, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170-0404

Samsula Woman's Club Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Two (2) letters of recommendation from current teachers

3. Brief essay explaining your goals and lessons learned (see Special Application)

4. Must be a former student at any Samsula School/Academy or related to a member of the Samsula Woman’s Club

5. Email completed application to the attention of: Scholarship Chairman to [email protected] or via first class mail to: Samsula Woman’s Club, P.O. Box 1635, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170

Samsula Woman's Club - Anna Lou Luznar Memorial Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Letter of recommendation from a community member

3. Letter of recommendation from a teacher

4. Letter of acceptance to any institute of higher learning

5. Essay about your community service

6. Email completed application to the attention of: Scholarship Chairman to [email protected] or via first class mail to: Samsula Woman’s Club, P.O. Box 1635, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170

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]

Sharon J. Sanford Art Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Major in art-related subject

3. Accepted to a college/university (must complete college of attendance information)

4. SAT/ACT Scores

5. GPA Standing

6. Short Essay

7. Financial Need

8. Examples of Work

9. Mail completed application packet to: Jeannine Sanford, 425 Longfellow St., Vandergrift, PA 15691

Smyrna Surfari Club Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Deadline: 3/31/2021

Smyrna Surfari Club Scholarship Application

Smyrna Yacht Club Scholarship

1. Standard Application with GPA attached

2. Must attend Daytona State College

3. SAT or ACT Scores

4. Essay stating what scholarship means to you and why

5. Leadership positions: School/Community

6. Career interest/Intended studies

7. School Organizations/Work Experience

8. Two (2) letters of recommendation

9. Interview with Smyrna Yacht Club

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

Southeast Volusia (SEV) Youth Sports-Dave Fernandez Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Email completed application to the attention of Southeast Volusia (SEV) Youth Sports-Dave Fernandez Scholarship in the subject line to [email protected]

The Dolphin Athletic Club Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Complete Dolphin Athletic Club Scholarship Addendum

3. List college attending, student ID# and Address

4. High school transcript

5. Two (2) letters of reference

6. Mail completed application packet to The Dolphin Athletic Club, Attn: Petronella Uyttewaal, 2120 S. Ridgewood Ave., #4, Edgewater, FL 32141

The Dolphin Athletic Club Scholarship Addendum

The Friends of the Edgewater Public Library, Inc.

1. Standard Application

2. GPA Required

3. SAT or ACT Score

4. A short essay about yourself and your educational goals

5. Must have an active Edgewater Library Membership

6. Consideration to Home Schooled Students

7. Students interested in Technical Schools or Advanced Education

8. Mail completed application packet via first class mail to Karen DeMello, 3222 Kumquat Dr., Edgewater, FL 32141

The Palmetto Club - Jane Schmeider Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Deadline: March 30, 2021

The Westside Retirees Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. 2.5 GPA required

3. SAT or ACT Scores

4. Must live in New Smyrna Beach area

5. Short Essay

6. Financial Need

7. Mail completed application to: Christine Coleman, 113 Robert S., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

The Westside Retirees - Harthula Teemer Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. 2.5 GPA required

3. SAT or ACT Scores

4. Must live in New Smyrna Beach area

5. Short Essay

6. Financial Need

7. Mail completed application to: Christine Coleman, 113 Robert S., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Gamma Lambda Zeta Chapter Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Deadline: March 15, 2021

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Gamma Lambda Zeta Chapter Scholarship Application

OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

American Muslim Alliance of Florida, Inc. Scholarship

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Epic Flight Academy Aviation Scholarship

Lions of District 35-0 Scholarship

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Application

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