Scholarships

Scholarships  
 
Current Scholarships 
The NBHS Counseling Department provides local businesses and organizations with an opportunity to advertise their scholarships. The 2018-19 list of local scholarships can be found here:

2018-2019 Scholarship Database

 Feel free to visit this document frequently to keep yourself informed about local scholarship opportunities. If you are a business owner/community organization sponsor, and you would like a scholarship added to this document, please email Ms. Cyndi Lehosit, NBHS Scholarship Coordinator at cynthia.lehosit@bcsemail.org

If you are interested in Merit Scholar Programs for NC Chapel Hill (Morehead-Cain), NC State (Park), ETSU (Roan) and/or Davidson (Belk), information can be found here: 
Scholarship Criteria Full Ride School Nominations.pdf
 
 
 Tips for Applying to Scholarships
 
 Scholarship Applications

There are many scholarship opportunities available to you. Go to the Counseling Office often and pick up the scholarships that are only available on paper applications. The more scholarships you apply for the better your chances are for receiving a scholarship. Even smaller scholarships can really add up and help pay for college. The links below are some tips for applying to scholarships.  

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-application-strategies/

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/grants-and-scholarships/how-to-apply-for-a-college-scholarship

http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/2963-12-tips-on-winning-a-scholarship.  
 

Free Scholarship Websites

Online there are many free services that will allow you to search for more scholarship opportunities. Be very cautious of any websites that ask for money in order to find out about scholarships. The links below are to free scholarship search services. (Click on web address or name to go to the websites.)

College Board Scholarship Search 

www.fastweb.com 

www.scholarships.com 

www.careeronestop.org