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Senior Scholarship Boot Camp

Attention Class of 2020! 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 23, 2020 

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 2019-2020

Below is a list of local scholarship opportunities for the 2019-2020 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 2nd, 2020.  Please note that some scholarships have special deadline dates.

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 TBD, 2020 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.

Standard Scholarship Application

Please note that scholarship opportunities will be updated daily!

Scholarship Opportunities for 2019-2020 Booklet

Aerie/Auxiliary 4242 Fraternal Order of Eagles Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA

3. Financial Need

4. Volunteer Information

5. Short Essay….What God, flag or country mean to you?

6. Career Interest

7. College Major

Email completed application packeted to the attention of Tes Smith, PMP Scholarship Chair – [email protected]

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

1. Special Application

2. Application Deadline is February 28, 2020

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

American Association of University Women Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Must be a female student and resident of Southeast Volusia County, including New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, Oak Hill, and Samsula for at least one year

3. Be accepted by a college or university at the time of the award

4. Deadline is February 28, 2020

American Association University Women Scholarship Application

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 stating how you can benefit from this scholarship

5. Transcript

6. Two (2) Professional references

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

Email completed application packet to the attention of Kathy Smuller, [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.

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

"Believing In Your Dreams" - Vince Carter's Embassy of Hope Foundation

"Believing In Your Dreams"

1. Special Application and Instructions

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 sealed transcript showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher

4. Essay that is double-spaced, at least a full page, and from one of the two 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 graduating senior

Blanzenski Memorial Scholarship for Conservative Achievement

1. Special Application

2. Deadline: February 28, 2020

Blanzenski Memorial Scholarship for Conservative Achievement Application

Bob Quigley Lions Club Memorial Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA and Class ranking

3. SAT and or ACT scores

4. Financial need explained in an essay

5. Volunteerism

6. Student Transcript

7. Essay explaining need, career choice and major

Mail completed application packet to Norman Orel, 10 Fairgreen Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Bolerjack, Halsema, Bowling & White CPAs

1. Standard Application

2. Students majoring in Accounting

3. GPA required

4. Must have SAT or ACT Score

Mail completed application packet to: Bolerjack, Halsema, Bowling & White PA, 233 North Causeway, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

CAPS (Community and Alumni Providing Scholarships)

1. Special Application

2. GPA required

3. Two 300 word essays 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

Deadline: March 2, 2020

CAPS Scholarship Application

Charles & Elaine Falls - Meyer Nursing Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. GPA required

3. Financial Need

4. Good Citizenship

5. Short Essay

6. Student pursuing nursing degree

7. Must have a SAT or ACT score

Email completed application packet to the attention of Meyer Nursing Scholarship to [email protected]

Community Unitarian Universalist Church - Dru Synel Memorial Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Demonstrate your involvement with Cuda Unhook Program

3. 500 word essay: Your goals.

4. Financial Need

5. What will be your major?

6. Good Citizenship

7. GPA required

8. Student Issued Transcript

Mail completed application packet to: Debi Zill, 704 Francis Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Dolphin Athletic Club Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. List college attending, student ID # and Address

3. Complete Dolphin Athletic Club Addendum

4. High school transcript

5. Two (2) letters of reference

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

Dolphin Athletic Club Scholarship ADDENDUM

EAC Higher Education Scholarship

1. Special Application

2. Personal Essay

3. Transcript

4. Teacher Recommendation

Deadline: April 17, 2020

Email completed application packet to the attention of EAC Higher Education Scholarship to [email protected] or you may deliver it in person to the church office.

EAC Higher Education Scholarship Application

Friends of the Edgewater Public Library, Inc.

1. Standard Application

2. SAT and/or ACT Scores

3. A short essay about yourself and reasons for continuing your education

4. Letters of recommendation from teachers or mentors

5. Applicants must have volunteered at the Edgewater Public Library, or been a student worker at the library during their school years

Note: Consideration will be given to students wishing to attend short term or Trade Schools, as well as, “Home Schooled” students

Mail completed application to: Friends of the Edgewater Public Library, Inc., 103 Indian River Blvd., Edgewater, FL 32132

Friends of the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Minimum of 50 library volunteer or student worker hours

3. Recommendation from school & library staff

4. Letter of acceptance from college or university

5. Financial need

6. Minimum 3.0 GPA

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

Mail completed application packet to: New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, Attn: Jan Clark, FOL, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

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 – What medical or other adversity have you overcome in your life?

8. Medical or health field goal

Email completed scholarship packet to: [email protected] add Julie Amon Dolphins of Strength Scholarship in the subject line

Lions Clubs District 35 O Youth Exchange Scholarship

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 high school transcript

6. Include two (2) letters of recommendation

7. Must intend to major/minor in performing arts

8. Must be accepted to a college/university

Mail completed application packet to Linda McGrath at 302 Beachway Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

Marvin Harvey Memorial Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Minimum of two consecutive years as a member of the boys or girls golf team at NSB High.

3. Detailed essay – the impact Marvin Harvey had on youth golf around New Smyrna Beach, and what role has the game of golf played in your life and how do you plan to promote the game of golf.

4. Possible interview, this will be upon request.

Deliver completed application packet to Mr. Perry in Building 6, Room 228

Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum Scholarship

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

Mildred E. Small and Robert D. Toye Scholarship Application

Patricia & John Dowling Memorial Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Minimum of 50 library volunteer or student worker hours

3. Recommendation from school & library staff

4. Letter of acceptance from college or university

5. Financial need

6. Minimum 3.0 GPA

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

Mail completed application packet to: New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, Attn: Jan Clark, FOL, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship

Sharon J. Sanford Art Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Major in art-related subject

3. Accepted to a college/university

4. SAT/ACT Scores

5. GPA Standing

6. Short Essay

7. Financial Need

8. Examples of work

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

Smile Makers Dental Patients Scholarship

1. Standard Application

2. Must be a patient of Smile Makers

3. Short essay on what college you plan on attending and your future plans

4. Do not need to provide transcripts

Email completed application packet to [email protected]@yahoo.com or mail via first class to: Scholarships/Smile Makers, 1401 S. Ridgewood Ave., #6, Edgewater, FL 32132

Trayvon Martin Memorial Award-Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration for Florida Committee

Nationwide Scholarship Opportunities

American Muslim Alliance of Florida, Inc.

Will McLean Foundation Scholarship