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NHS Guidance receives and posts a number of scholarship opportunities.  All possible scholarships are not sent to high schools.  Check with parent and student employers, organizations in which parents or students have membership, churches, newspaper articles, and the financial aid offices of college campuses.

When scholarship information is received by Northwestern, the materials are available as an attachment to students below the scholarship description.  If scholarships can not be downloaded, they may be requested by number in the guidance department.  Scholarship materials are also summarized and posted on the senior scholarship bulletin board in the hallway outside of the Guidance Department.

If scholarship applications need official transcripts, they need to be mailed through the high school.  The completed materials, appropriate envelope, and stamps should be given to the student's counselor two days before the due date.  This allows the optimum processing of the materials to ensure deadlines are met.

Students needing letters of recommendations for applications should provide the person writing the letter with the type of information requested.  If the writer is to mail the letter, provide an addressed stamped envelope.  At times a recommender may provide a copy or allow the student to review the letter, but this is the writer's choice.  After a letter is written by the teacher or community person, the student should write a thank you for their assistance.

Applying for scholarships takes work and effort, but it hopefully pays off.
 
Current Scholarships
#189 EGC Women in Law Scholarship

Criteria:

The applicant must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or law school at the time the scholarship is awarded, will not have graduated by Fall 2017, and must be attending classes. This scholarship is only open to women. The scholarship will be awarded based on merit, need and commitment to helping others. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. A transcript must be attached to the application for consideration.

 

Deadline:

Completed application must be submitted online by June 30th, 2017. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. The award recipient will be announced by September 1st, 2017.

Click link to apply: 

http://www.egclegal.com/salt-lake-city-utah-car-accidents-lawyer/#scholarship-application

#192 Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered eligible for the Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Program, applicants must:

  •          Have completed high school or plan to complete high school          by Spring 2017 with plans to enroll at a non-profit post-                secondary institution by fall 2017.
  •          Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a                career or technical program at an accredited non-profit                post-secondary institution in the United States.
  •          Demonstrate critical financial need (must be eligible to                  receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion          of the FAFSA)
  •          Demonstrate perseverance in overcoming adversity.
  •          Be involved in community service activities.
  •          Be 30 years old or younger.
  •          Be a United States citizen.

 

Application Requirements:

To apply for the Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Program, the following must be completed by June 15, 2017:

  •          An online application at application.horatioalger.org
  •          A copy of the full Student Aid Report (SAR). Income                    documentation must be submitted online.
  •          Proof of citizenship (if not born in the US)

 

There will be up to 1020 scholarships in 2017 with a maximum award amount of $2,500 depending on the length and cost of the program.

 

Deadline: JUNE 15, 2017

#195 Parentinn's Scholarship 2016

Parentinn's Scholarship 2016 has achieved a major impact on raising awareness of Cyberbullying to all students, we decided to increase the prize pool up $2500 this year. 

In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created the “Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship” for High school students.

Award: $2500 ($1250 for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students - $1250 for High School students).

Deadline: Feb 28th, 18 - We run this scholarship annually.

 Please check the scholarship page for more information.

Link to our Scholarship pagehttp://www.parentinn.com/scholarship


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Mission Statement

Through the quality of its staff, curriculum, instruction, and extra-curricular offerings, Northwestern High School provides a positive and supportive environment that challenges each student to strive for excellence in developing skills in life-long learning, communication, problem solving, critical thinking, individual and social responsibility, and respect for others and self.