HOW TO APPLY

Application Deadline April 23, 2021

PLEASE READ THIS SECTION FIRST BEFORE STARTING THE APPLICATION

To be eligible to receive the NHSF scholarship, a student must:

 

1)  demonstrate academic potential (no GPA requirement)

2)  demonstrate family financial need -family income ceiling of $72,000 (extenuating family situations considered)

3)  be a New Haven resident

4) have attended a New Haven public high school, Eli  Whitney, Common Ground,  Highville or Amistad, since the beginning of senior year.

The student : 

     1. must complete the NHSF application;

     2. may then be asked to participate in an

         interview with a Director of the NHSF;

     3. and if selected, must attend the NHSF

         Award Ceremony in June to receive your award.*

IF YOU QUALIFY TO APPLY, YOU CAN GATHER THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS FOR THE APPLICATION NOW:

1. A pdf copy of your high school transcript (ask your

   Guidance Counselor to email this to you.)

2. A pdf of the first 2 pages of your parent(s) 2019 1040 tax.

    If your parent(s) do not file, complete the "Alternative

    Income Verification Form"  

3. A pdf copy of your SAT scores    This website clearly

    shows how to get it:  https://www.tri-c.edu/student-success/documents/sat-download-instructions-all-oct-2019.pdf

    NOTE: If your college applications did not require the SAT,

              you don't have to submit scores.

STUDENTS INTERVIEWING FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP MUST COMPLETE A COLLEGE COST FORM.  You can print this form or copy the form on a piece of paper.  Filling in the form helps you, your parent(s) and us see what your actual final need is.

TIP: There are free phone apps that scan and create pdfs

         If you have an iphone, google how to scan using Notes.

*COVID-19 NOTE: We may be conducting interviews over the phone this spring and be unable to hold an award ceremony.

 

  
Use a gmail email to complete
this online application.

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