Seniors, Graduation is closer than you think! Many of you are awaiting decisions from your favorite Colleges and Universities and some of you already know. The PTSA has been there with you throughout all your high school years and we are here now. Each year the PTSA offers the opportunity to receive a scholarship that will provide funds for books, tuition, boarding or simply to provide you with the supplies you may need for your next step in academia.

A Scholarship Committee will base their decisions on several criteria: Essay, School Activities, Letters of Recommendations, GPA and Community Service/Work Activities.

Four Year College

The PTSA is pleased to offer scholarships to outstanding seniors who are Newsome High School PTSA members. Scholarships are available to selected Newsome graduates pursuing a postsecondary education. Scholarship winners will be announced at Awards Night in April 2018.

Two Year College

The PTSA is pleased to offer scholarships to outstanding seniors who are Newsome High School PTSA members. Scholarships are available to selected Newsome graduates pursuing a degree at various two-year institutions, including Community College, Vocational and Technical Schools. Scholarship winners will be announced at the Awards Night in April 2018.

Performing Arts or Fine Arts

The PTSA is pleased to offer scholarships to outstanding seniors who are Newsome High School PTSA members. Scholarships are available to selected Newsome graduates pursuing a postsecondary education in either Performing Arts or Fine Arts. Scholarship winners will be announced at Awards Night in April 2018.

Newsome High School PTSA Scholarship requirements:

● Good Citizenship at Newsome as demonstrated by no OSS or ISS suspensions.

● Must be a 2018 graduating Newsome High School student in good standing

● Must be a student member of the PTSA

● Satisfactory scholastic record with a minimum GPA 3.0 (unweighted), who has demonstrated talent and ability in his/her chosen discipline

● Plan to attend an accredited university, college, vocational or trade school full time (12 hours minimum), and major in the Performing or Fine Arts. Checks will be awarded upon proof of acceptance.

● Two Letters of Recommendation (No relatives and one must be a teacher)

● Essay (500 words or less)

● Activities and Achievement form

● Community Service and Work Experience form

Applications must be completed and returned by 3:30pm February 8, 2018 to Ms. Linda Hacker, College and Career Counselor.