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Senior Scholarship Boot Camp

Attention Class of 2023! 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 19, 2023
  • 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 2022-2023

Please note that scholarship opportunities will be updated daily!

Below is a list of local scholarship opportunities for the 2022-2023 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 10, 2023.  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 Thursday, January 19, 2023 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.

Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarship Application

MLK 2023 OVERVIEW_ScholarshipApplicationPacket.pdf

The Peabody Auditorium Foundation scholarship application instructions and form are below.  The deadline is March 31, 2023.

Peabody Foundation 2023 Scholarship Application.pdf

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Application

22-23 Foundation Scholarship Applicationsm.doc

2023 Lions Club District 35-0 Youth Exchange Scholarship

YESTFAPPLICATIONFORM2023.pdf

 

 

CAPS SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATON

NSBCAPSScholarshipApplication2023.docx

Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities for 2022-2023 Booklet

22-23 Scholarship Opportunities Booklet

AdventHealth NSB Foundation – Charles & Elaine Meyers Nursing Scholarship

1.  Standard Application
2.  GPA Required
3.  Good Citizenship
4.  Short Essay
5.  Must have SAT or ACT Score
6.  Packet must be one complete PDF File
7.  Student pursuing nursing degree
8.  Financial Need
9.  Email completed application to the attention of:  AdventHealth NSB Foundation-Charles & Elaine Meyers Nursing Scholarship to renee.andrus@adventhealth.com 

Aguiar Scholarship for Mom and Pop’s

1.  Standard Application
2.  GPA Required
3.  SAT or ACT Score
4.  Applied for Financial Aid
5.  Financial Need
6.  Short essay of what this scholarship would mean to you
7.  Email completed application to the attention of:  Gilly Aguiar to gillyaguiar44@gmail.com
 

Alpha Delta Kappa

1.  Standard Application
2.  Personal Essay
3.  SAT/ACT Scores
4.  GPA/Class Rank
5.  Accepted to college proof or your intention stated
6.  Community/School Activities
7.  Transcript is not necessary
8.  Leadership Positions
9.  Letter of Recommendation (1 Minimum)
10.  Mail completed application via first class mail to:  Linda Cuthbert, 1810 Red Rock Road, NSB, FL  32168
 

Anglers Yacht Club Scholarship

1.  Standard Application
2.  GPA Required
3.  Must have SAT and/or ACT Scores
4.  Financial need is considered
5.  Good citizenship and school participation
6.  Student issued transcript
7.  Short essay on why you deserve the scholarship
8.  Preference given to students wanting to give back to the community
9.  Email completed application, to the attention of:  Scholarship Application to anglersscholarshipfund@gmail.com
 

Annual NSB Garden Club Scholarship

1.  Standard Application
2.  GPA of 3.0 or Higher
3.  ACT or SAT Scores
4.  Essay on how student will benefit from this scholarship
5.  Transcript
6.  Two Professional References
7.  Study Environmental Science, Biology or Agriculture
8.  Email completed application to the attention of: NSB Garden Club Scholarship to ksmirish@gmail.com 
 

Atlantic Center for the Arts Volunteer League  

1.  Standard Application
2.  GPA Required
3.  Must have SAT or ACT Score
4.  Financial Need
5.  Good Citzenship
7.  Student Issued Transcript
8.  Essay on their future career in Art, can be visual arts, performing arts, art education, etc.
9.  Art related future career-can be visual arts, performing arts, art education, etc.
10.  Portfolio of art work or video attached.
11.  Email completed application to the attention of Mary jo Pingley at mjart67@gmail.com

Bethune Beach Property Owners Senior Achievement Award

1.  Standard Application
2.  Resident of Bethune Beach
3.  Must be graduating from High School in the Current Year
4.  Must have at least a 2.5 GPA
5.  Plan to continue their education the next year at an accredited institution of higher learning
6.  Please provide a list of any extracurricular activities that you were involved in during your time in High School.  Please note if you held any leadership positions within those activities or organizations.
7.  Please provide a list on any community activities/services that you were involved with in your time at high school.
8.  Email completed application to the attention of:  BBPOA Achievement Award/Kathi Marshall to Kathimars@att.net
  

CAPS (Community and alumni Providing Scholarships)

1.  NSB CAPS Scholarship Application
2.  Two 300 word essays to be included with application
3.  Graduating senior at NSBHS
4.  Financial need
5.  Academic Success
6.  Community participation
7.  GPA Required
8.  Seeking a college education or vocational or first responder training
9.  Mail completed application via first class mail to:  NSB CAPS, P.O. Box 1808, New Smyrna Beach, FL  32170 or email completed application to the attention of:  2023 NSB CAPS Scholarships to nsbcapsscholarships@icloud.com
 

Christian Women’s Alliance of the Minerva Civic Center

1.  Standard Application
2.  GPA 3.5 and above
3.  SAT or ACT Score required
4.  Student issued transcript
5.  500 Word essay:  What do you think is the best technology discovery of the last 50 years
6.  Financial need strongly considered
7.  Minority students encouraged to apply
8.  Mail completed application via first class mail to:  Alliance of Christian Women of the Minerva Civic Center, Attention:  J. Stratton, 1213 Enterprise Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL  32168
 

Cuda Soccer Booster Scholarship (Boys)    

1.  Standard Application
2.  GPA Required
3.  Essay
4.  Indicate your college plans
4.  Must have played soccer at NSBHS for at least 2 years
5.  Mail Application to attention:  Nicole Arieti, 2200 Doster Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL  32168 or email Attention:  Nicole McDonald at dmaroeto@hotmail.com or drop it off to Ms. McDonald at the New Smyrna Beach High School Media Center. 

Forever Manatee

1.  Standard Application
2.  Volunteering at Indian River Elementary
3.  Email completed application to the attention of:  Forever Manatee Scholarship to mshalcom@volusia.k12.fl.us

Friends of the Edgewater Public Library, Inc

1.  Completed Standard Application
2.  Must be a resident of Edgewater, FL
3.  GPA Required
4.  SAT or ACT Score
5.  Short essay telling us about your goals
6.  Home schooled Students considered
7.  Students interested in any University or any Tech School
8.  Mail completed application via first class mail to:  Karen DeMello, 3211 Kumquat Dr., Edgewater, FL  32141
 

Joseph Thomas Hockin Sr. Scholarship

1. Standard Application
2. Technical School – Automotive
3.  Essay on how this scholarship will help you meet your goals after high school
4.  Hand deliver completed application to Tammy Harnage in the Main Office, Building 1 Room 102
 

Julie Amon Dolphins of Strength Scholarship

1.  Standard Application
2.  GPA Required
3.  SAT or ACT Score Required
4.  Good Citizenship
5.  Financial Need
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 amonpj@aol.com 

Kiwanis Foundation of Southeast Volusia Co. Key Club Scholarship

1.  Standard Application
2.  Essay no greater than 500 words to include:  1) Future goals, plans and career ideas; 2) role that Key Club has played in your high school experience; 3) brief description of personal and family background including any challenges to overcome or continuing; 4) Why are you a deserving candidate.
3.  Active Senior Key Club Member
4.  Resident of NSB, Edgewater, Oak Hill or Unincorp.
5.  Letters of reference from at least one teacher and another adult with knowledge of applicant
6.  Mail completed application packet to:  Bruce G. Henry, Scholarship Committee Chairperson, P.O. Box 905, New Smyrna Beach, Fl  32170

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. Harnage 1-102


Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach Scholarship

1.  Standard Application
2.  Must have accepted to a college
3.  Must submit SAT or ACT scores and have a GPA 3.0 or higher
4.  Must include an essay of at least 500 words
5.  Must include a copy of your high school transcript
6.  Must include two letters of recommendation
7.  Must be active in Theatre Arts, Music or Dance
8.  Must intend to major/minor in the Performing Arts
9.  Email completed application to the attention of:  Linda McGrath to eds_jake@yahoo.com

Marvin Harvey Memorial Golf Scholarship

1.  Standard Application
2.  Minimum of two consecutive years a member of the boys or girls golf team
3.  Grade point average of 3.0 or higher
4.  Detailed essay - The impact Marvin Harvey had on youth golf around New Smyrna Beach, what role has the game of golf played in your life and how do you plan to promote the game of golf.
5.  Possible interview, this will be upon request.
6.  Mail completed application via first class mail to:  Brian Perry, 1015 tenth Street, New Smyrna Beach, Fl  32168

Mary S. Harrell Scholarship

1.  Standard Application
2.  African American Student from Southeast Volusia County
3.  Minimum GPA Requirement 2.5
4.  Financial Need
5.  Student issued Transcript
6.  Essay 1 page (typed) including career goals and aspirations
7.  Attach names, phone numbers and email addresses of (3) references
8.  Mail completed application via first class mail to:  Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum, 314 N. Duss Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL  32168

Medical Academy Scholarship

1.  Standard Application
2.  Must be in the Medical Academy
3.  Must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher
4.  No discipline referrals
5.  Must include a short essay of what the medical academy has meant to you.
6.  Email completed application to the attention of: Lindsay Posick to leposick@volusia.k12.fl.us
 

New Smyrna Beach Board of Realtors

1.  Standard Application
2.  Homeownership Essay
3.  Mail completed application via first class mail to:  Nicole Hagood, 725 W Canal St., New Smyrna Beach, FL  32168 or Email completed application to the attention of:  Scholarship Application to accounting@nsbboard.com

Patricia and John Dowling Memorial Scholarship

1.  Completed Standard Application and Essay
2.  Be a graduating senior living in NSBHS district and/or attending NSBHS
3.  Letter of recommendation from a teacher and a personal reference
4.  Acceptance letter from College, University or a Tech 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 and future plans.  Minimum of 3 paragraphs.
9.  Mail completed application via first class mail to:  New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, Attn:  Deborah Samuels, 1001 N. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach, Fl  32168
 

  Rotary Club of New Smyrna Beach

1.  Complete standard application signed by student
2.  Complete essay:  Identify a need within your community and propose a solution to satisfy that need using a budget of $10,000
3.  Financial Need
4.  Good Citizenship
5.  Attending a FL College or Trade School
6.  Curriculum focused on one of Rotary’s seven areas of focus
7.  Two Letters of reference and GPA required
8.   Email completed application to:  nsbrotaryscholarship@yahoo.com, Attn:  Scholarship Chairman


Settle-Wilder Funeral Home and Cremation Service NSB High School Scholarship 

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 – Demonstrated community service
5.  Possible Interview
6.  Short essay stating interest in a career in Human Services and how the student can benefit from receiving this scholarship
7.  Email completed application to:  settlewilder@gmail.com, Attn:  Roy Coons/Scholarship
 

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 15690    

Smyrna Yacht Club - DSC Applicants Only

1.  Standard Application with Official Transcripts
2.  Essay stating what the scholarship means to you
3.  Detail career interest and intended studies
4.  Leadership Position in school activities/organization
5.  Work experience related to studies
6.  Letter of recommendation:  NSBHS Faculty and 1 NSB Community Member
7.  Interview with SYC Scholarship Committee (Required)
8.  NOTE:  SYC Scholarship are renewable each year for qualified students.
9.  Email completed application packet to:  Hilary Reilly to reillyhil@gmail.com