New Visions for Public Schools has established a scholarship program to assist dependent children of New Visions for Public Schools employees who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice for the upcoming school year.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
When completing the application, please enter the student dependent’s profile information.
**Dependent children of New Visions Charter High Schools employees are not eligible to apply.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of $3,750. Up to five (5) awards will be granted.
Awards are renewable up to three (3) years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent on the basis of satisfactory academic performance and continued parental employment.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
There is a $15,000 maximum lifetime family total when combining all of the following benefits:
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
As a competitive, tax free, scholarship award, not all who apply will be selected by the committee.
Financial need will not be considered.
Applicants will be notified in early June.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of New Visions for Public Schools. Payment is mailed to the recipient and made payable to the school/university in early August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following document:
A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours, and term in which the course was taken.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 21, 2021 3:00 pm.