Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest - February 28 deadline
Must write an essay of 500 words or less about an African-American who has inspired you. Minimum GPA of 2.0. $5,000 scholarship award each for 15 high school seniors.
State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship - March 2 deadline
Established to provide financial assistance to fifty high school seniors who plan to attend college, technical, or vocational school, but may not be able to meet the expenses of a higher education without such aid and often do not qualify for other scholarships. Cumulative GPA requirement of 2.50 to 3.20, and applicant must demonstrate financial need. $2,500 award each for up to 50 high school seniors. Also, scholarship is renewable for up to one additional school year if eligibility is maintained.
Also, don't forget about the NMHS Local Scholarship Application, featured at the top of our College & Career Planning page--deadline of February 1!
For more information about these and other scholarships, visit our College & Career Planning page!