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Hello Parents and Students,

This page contains information about various local and national scholarships that can be used as a resource for finding scholarships to help assist with the many costs associated with college admission. If you have questions about any scholarships please see your School Counselor or Mrs. Morris in the Career Center.

Please see the "files" tab for the most recent NMHS Scholarship Newsletter

For more information on finding scholarships, please sign up for Fastweb.com and Unigo.com . Also, please follow the colleges that you are interested on social media. All colleges have a IG, Facebook, and/orTwitter page and they post information about their scholarships and all other important information for future students. 

 

"Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.




 

 

Questbridge Scholars:  www.questbridge.org The Questbridge College Prep Scholars Program is designed to give high-achieving, low-income juniors an early advantage in college admissions to top colleges. Questbridge Scholars have the opportunity to receive full scholarships to college summer programs at Stanford, Yale, Emory, Penn, and more that cover travel, tuition, and room & board. 

Who should apply? 

  • High School Juniors who have strong academic records,
  • Come from households earning less than $65,000.00/ yr.,
  • Maybe eligible for free or reduced price lunch,
  • May be part of the first generation in their family to attend college. 

Application Requirements:

  • Academic and financial information
  • An essay and short answers
  • Current high school transcript
  • Letter of recommendation from a high school teacher
  • Any available test scores

2. Georgia Grants and Scholarships  The Georgia Student Finance Commission has a variety of grants, loans and scholarships to help residents with the cost of a higher education.  https://goo.gl/YLq96a

3. The Georgia HOPE Scholarship Programs https://goo.gl/gCpnV0

 

Please see your School Counselor or Mrs. Morris in the Career Center for a copy of the application.

4. Brian Jordan Foundation ScholarshipThe Brian Jordan Foundation established BJ's Scholars to help economically challenged youth achieve their dreams through higher education. Currently, there are thirteen students receiving the Brian Jordan Foundation scholarships, including scholars from Milford Mill Academy, his alma mater, in Baltimore, MD. Scholarships are awarded yearly to some of the countries most gifted students. These students possess leadership skills, academic success and extra curriculum activities. To apply, please visit http://goo.gl/L2xHfB

The following links below will lead you to a variety of scholarships valued at different amounts. Each has their own respective requirements and deadlines so be sure you adhere to them. Good luck Jaguars and be sure you notify your counselor WHEN you receive any scholarships!

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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
For minority students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.

Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund
For students who demonstrate excellence in leadership, diversity, integrity and academia.

American Copy Editors Society Scholarship
Available to junior, senior and graduate students who will take full-time copy editing jobs or internships.

AORN Foundation Scholarship
For students studying to be nurses and perioperative nurses pursuing undergrad and grad degrees.

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
For students who indicate a sincere interest in an automotive related career.

AWG Minority Scholarship For Women
Encourages young minority women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences.

AXA Achievements Scholarship
Provides more than $600K in annual scholarships to 52 students - one from each state.

B

Beacon Partners Healthcare IT Scholarships
Awarded to a student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the IT Healthcare field.

Best Buy Scholarship
For students in grades 9-12 who plan to enter a full-time undergraduate program upon high school graduation.

Burger King Scholars Program
For high school seniors who have part-time jobs and excel academically in school.

C

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Developed to assist minority and disabled students, but open to all who meet the requirements.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program
Four-year achievement-based scholarships given to 250 high school seniors each year.

D

Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Recognizes and awards the extraordinary who excel in math, science, and technology.

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
Need-based scholarships for college students are part of the progressive movement in their community.

Dell Scholars Program
For students who demonstrate a desire and ability to overcome barriers and achieve their goals.

Development Fund For Black Students in Science and Technology
For students studying science or technology at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Discovery Scholarship
Annual scholarship for high school juniors to support continued education and training beyond high school.

E

Ed Bradley/ Ken Kashiwahara Scholarships
Open to full-time students who are pursuing careers in radio and television news.

EMPOWER Scholarship Award
Designed to increase diversity in the medical rehabilitation field by awarding students of color.

ESA Foundation Computer and Video Game Scholarship Program
For minority and female students majoring in a field related to computer and video game arts.

F

Fulbright Scholar Program
Sends faculty and professionals abroad each year to lecture and conduct research.

Future Engineers Scholarship Program
For students pursuing a career in engineering who shows outstanding academic performance.

G

Gates Millenium Scholarship
Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; established to help low income minority students.

Go On Girl Book Club Scholarship
Supports authors of the Black African Diaspora who wan to write their way to college money.

Google Anita Borg Scholarship
For women who excel in computing and technology, and are active role models and leaders.

H

Hallie Q. Brown Scholarship
For African American women who have a minimum C average, and can demonstrate financial need.

HBCU Study Abroad Scholarship
Provides travel opportunities for students of color who are traditionally under-represented in such programs.

J

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
Provides fellowships to students who excel in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Javits-Frasier Teacher Scholarship Fund
To increase diverse students' access to talent development opportunities through teacher training.

Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund
For low-income women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves and their community.

Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship
For cosmetology and barber school students who can demonstrate a financial need.

K

KFC Colonel's Scholars Program
For college-bound students who can demonstrate financial need, and have a GPA of at least 2.75.

L

Lincoln Forum Scholarship Essay Contest
A writing contest pertaining to the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era.

M
McKesson Pharmacy Scholarship

Designed to assist pharmacy students who plan to continue their education.
N

National Achievement Scholarship

Established in 1964 to provide recognition for outstanding African American high school students.
National Black Police Association Scholarships

For students pursuing careers in law enforcement, criminal justice, and other related areas.
National Institute of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship

For students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are pursuing science and health-related research.
National SMART Grant

Available to full-time students who are majoring in science, math, technology, engineering, and more.
P

PMI Educational Foundation Scholarships

Established for students in the field of project management or a project management related field.
R

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Seeks to identify African American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society.

Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship
Seeks to recognize outstanding young people who are promoting American values on college campuses.

S
Siemen Competition

Competition for individual or team research projects in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.
T

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships

For first-generation students majoring in business, finance, science, engineering, and more.
Tri-Delta Scholarships

For students who excel in chapter and campus involvement,community service, academics, and more.
Tylenol Scholarship

For students pursuing a career in health care who can demonstrate leadership and academic qualities.
U

United Negro College Fund Scholarships

Administers 400 different scholarship programs so low-income families can afford college, tuition, and books.
U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship

For high school seniors planning to enroll or college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors already enrolled.
USDA/1890 National Scholars Program

For students seeking a Bachelor's degree in agriculture, food, or natural resource sciences and related majors.
V

Vanguard Minority Scholarship Program

Provides merit-based scholarships to minority students studying business, finance, economics, and more.
W

William B. Ruggles Right To Work Journalism Scholarship

Available to undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in journalism or a related field.
Writer's Digest Annual Short Story Competition

Contest for writers who can compose the best fictional short story, written in 1,500 words or less.
X

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship

For academic high-achievers in science, engineering, and information technnology.