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New Visions for Public Schools Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

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.

This 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.  Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

    • Be dependent* children, age 25 and under, of employees in good standing (i.e., not on active disciplinary action) of New Visions for Public Schools** who have a minimum of twelve (12) months continuous, full-time employment with the company in the immediately preceding twelve (12) months of the application deadline date.
      *Dependent children are defined as biological, step-children or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
      **Dependent children of New Visions Charter High Schools employees are not eligible to apply.
    • Be high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates.
    • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university for the entire 2019-20 academic year.

When completing the application, please enter the student dependent’s profile information.

 

Award Amounts

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:

• Tuition reimbursement
• Scholarship program
• Student loan repayment
• 529 contributions

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 outside appraisal.

As a competitive, tax free, scholarship award, not all who apply will be selected by the committee.

Financial need will not be considered.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in late July.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of New Visions for Public Schools.  Payment is made to the school/university in 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 recommender is required as part of the application.

New Visions for Public Schools has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub! Note that after leaving this New Visions landing page you will be prompted to complete the general Scholarship America application. The New Visions for Public Schools Scholarship Program will display in your Scholarship Opportunities ONLY when the completed profile information matches the eligibility qualifications.