Northwest High School Scholarships

This application is open to current Northwest High School seniors. Please read the questions carefully to ensure you answer the questions associated with the scholarships for which you wish to be considered.
This application covers the following scholarships:

Northwest Education Association Scholarship
One $1000 and two $500 scholarships will be awarded.
Open to graduating seniors who will enroll in a vocational school, community college or university with the intention of earning a degree or vocational certificate.
Applicants must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA after 7 semesters
Priority will be given to applicants pursuing a career in education.
A screening committee will review the applications and select candidates for interviews. Selected students will be notified of the time, date and place for interviews. (Usually conducted the week after the scholarship application due date). The scholarship will be awarded at Senior Awards Night. A first and second runner-up will be selected for the scholarship. If the recipient does not proceed with his/her education plans as stated in the application for any reason, he/she will forfeit the scholarship to the first runner-up.

Amy Simos Memorial Scholarship Foundation
Open to graduating seniors who will pursue a Bachelor’s degree.
Scholarship recipients must enroll in an approved program no later than January, 2020.

Northwest Student Council Leadership Award
This award is designed to recognize two senior students (one female, one male) for their leadership skills and overall citizenship. The award is $500 per student.
Recipients will be announced at Senior Awards Night.

NHS Character Scholarship
The NHS Character Scholarship is a $500 award given to two students who have demonstrated the character during their high school years. These students have been an example to others, a positive part of their community and will continue to represent the pride of Northwest High School.

• Open to graduating seniors who will enroll in a college, university, or other tuition-based postsecondary training.
• Applicants should be students in good standing who have positive school behavior. (This will be verified through school discipline records.)
Please note that portions of recipients’ essays may be read at the Senior Awards Night.

NHSl Alumni Association Scholarship
This is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship
Checks will be delivered to the student, payable to the college/university, in July

  • Open to graduating seniors who will enroll in a 4-year undergraduate program for the upcoming Fall semester.

Questions? Contact Ms. Fisher in the Counseling Office.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please check the box for each scholarship for which you plan to apply.
  2. List High School Activities, Offices Held, Sports, etc.
    • 1. Activity
    • 2.Years
    • 3. Office, Award, Letter, Recognition
  3. List Community Activities (Church, Scouts, Volunteer, etc.)
    • 1. Activity
    • 2. Years
    • 3. Office, Award, Letter, Recognition
  4. Employment
    • 1. Employer
    • 2. Address
    • 3. Position
    • 4. Frequency (ie. hours/week)
    • 5. Dates (from/to)
  5. Please describe your personal goals and career intentions.
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