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NHE Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: May 8, 2021 3:00 pm CT

NHE Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education at an accredited two-or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic 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, age, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the NHE Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, age 25 and under, of full-time NHE Inc. employees who have a minimum of one year of employment as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children are defined as biological, step-or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee
  • High school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates, who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Award Amounts

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Up to 5 awards will be granted.

Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study (maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale)

Award recipients will be sent a Quick Start Guide email to register for the WhichWay app with access to the following modules for a one year cycle:

  • Understanding Basics of Budgeting
  • Achieving Goal
  • Creating and Maintaining a Budget
  • Paying for College
  • Understanding Credit
  • Obtaining Credit
  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • Managing Credit Cards
  • Managing Student Loans While in School
  • Managing Debt
  • Repaying Student Loans

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.

Financial need will be considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of NHE Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of NHE Inc.. Payments are made in equal installments in early August and mid December.

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  • Current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, and term in which each course was taken.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 12, 2021 3:00 pm CT.

Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

NHE Inc has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!