Scholarships 2017-06-25T10:48:37+00:00

NSHS scholarship opportunities

Checkout the scholarships currently available and know that we will be adding them throughout the school year. Note the application date and make sure you aren’t missing out! If you have any questions about scholarships please stop by room 110 or the Counseling department. 

Additional Scholarship resources – Finding scholarships – Financial Aid and Scholarship Search – College, Career, Scholarship Search – Scholarship search – SallieMay site for financial aid


Due dateNameAmount DiscriptionLink
March - 10 NFPA Youth ScholarshipThe National Foster Parent Association offers scholarships to NFPA members whose birth, foster and US adopted youth wish to further their education beyond high school, including college or university studies, vocational/technial school or junior college. Five scholarships will be awarded to high school-level students who are graduating or getting their GED in 2016. The foster/adopt/birthparents must be or join as a member of NFPA
March- 31Edwin Goodenough Scholarship$1,000-$2,000Any senior graduating from any public or private school located in District 24j. Selection is based on Financial need and Academic excellence. See you counselor for details
March - 31st Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship$2,500 per yearThe program is intended to facilitate the growth of promising leaders in the state of Oregon by developing the skills needed to flourish their local communities. In addition to the scholarship, each recipient will have a board of mentors available to them throughout and following their schooling to help guide their path to a successful career and future. By helping to open doors in the business sector, these emerging leaders will remain planted and invested in the state of Oregon.

This is a need-based scholarship with criteria focusing on an individual’s involvement in his or her community, rather than academic or athletic performance.

Four scholarships will be issued for the 2017/18 academic year. Each scholarship is worth $2,500 per year for a total commitment of $40,000 a year in perpetuity. New to the scholarship selection this year: interviews will be conducted by the HFF Scholarship Committee for the top ten (10) scholarship finalists.
April - 1 Linda C.Eby$1,000•Participants should be high school seniors
planning to pursue a post-secondary education.
•Please submit an essay of no more than 500
words (double spaced) about a School
Counselor (elementary, middle or high school)
who has made a difference in your academic,
career, social, and/or emotional development.
•The School Counselor you are writing about
must be a certified School Counselor in
•ALL essays must be submitted with an OSCA
Essay Entry Form
April -162017 Honorsgradu Multimedia Scolarship$1,000The RULES:

You must be a graduating high school senior that will be attending a college or university to continue your education -OR- a currently enrolled college student with a year or more remaining in your education.
All United States students are eligible.
High school seniors can apply in any or all of the 4 high school categories (art, creative writing, music, or photography), but there will only be one scholarship awarded per person. College students can apply only in the videography category, and may likewise submit more than one project, with only one scholarship awarded per person.
Your project must be original & creative! No plagiarism will be tolerated!
April - 30DCAcar To Offer one$2000Eligibility Requirements

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:

• Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or
university during the Spring, Summer or Fall 2017 academic year.
• Must be in good academic standing with your current educational
• For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or
legal guardian.
• Must provide your written essay: “Driverless Vehicles” by the deadline
of April 30, 2017
• A winner will be chosen on – May 15, 2017
May - 1I'm First$4,000First- generation seniors attending a partner
June - 1Aspiring Fashion
$1,000High school seniors who intend to pursue a
fashion related field at an accredited
university/college, have a record of academic
success, and have a passion and drive for a
fashion related career.
June - 12Abbott and
$1,000Juniors and Seniors; write a 500to 1000 word
essay on topic: “Describe your educational
career and life goals. Explain your plan for
achieving these goals. Include your
degree/major, why you selected it, and how this
degree/major will help you achieve your
June - 30Sump Pump Guide Scholarship Program$1,000Applicants for the scholarship must meet each of the following requirements:

– Must be a current high school senior or a college student under the age of 24 years
– Submit a complete online application by June 30th, 2017
– Write a 1000-1500-word essay on the following topic:
“House of the Future: How Automation Tech Is Transforming the Home”

The applicant of the winning essay will receive a one-time scholarship of $1,000 to be applied to the following school-related expenses: tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board. Funds must be used in the 2017 academic year. Scholarship funds are provided by SP Guides and will be paid via mail to the Financial Aid Office of the winning applicant’s college.
June - 30Music Skanner Scholarship$750RULES

You will be expected to sign an agreement giving the rights to publish your content on their site.
Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
For applicants under 18 you must have permission from parent or legal guardian.
Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend.
Lastly, studying in the fields of Music, Business, Marketing, Communications, or IT is an added advantage meaning they are recommended but not necessarily required.
And also you MUST be passionate about music; that goes without saying.