Scholarship money is "free money" that does not typically need to be repaid. Most scholarships are awarded competitively and are based on need, merit (achievement in academics or another area such as athletics or music), or some combination of need and merit.

Local Scholarships

Scholarships are available for students. For a complete list of scholarships please view the scholarship opportunities below.

Scholarship offerings are available to senior students.

Please use the Scholarships Cover Letter unless otherwise specified, to apply for all scholarships. In addition, check criteria column for any supplemental information necessary. Scholarship applicants should follow instructions on the cover letter and instructions link below. Contact the NHS School Counseling office at 203-263-0253 with any questions.

Please note for those applying to Woodbury Scholarship Dollars for Scholars, no general application is necessary.

Please note: Scholarships and monetary amounts may vary depending on funds available. It is the student's/parent's responsibility to complete and turn in all necessary documentation to the NHS Counseling Office (unless otherwise specified).

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Please click here for a list of other scholarship opportunities. This list is updated regularly so please check back often.

National FFA Scholarship Catalog

Please click here for the FFA Scholarship catalog for 2019-2020

State and National Organizations that offer scholarships

College Specific Scholarship Information

  • FIDM - For students attending FIDM - FIDM Scholarships (no deadline indicated on form)

Financial Aid Information

The financial aid application, the FAFSA has been released and can be completed for the new academic year. Families needing assistance completing the FAFSA or have financial aid questions are encouraged to contact the NHS School Counseling Office.

Appointments available at NHS. For both parents and students: Please bring the FAFSA Documentation as Needed:

  • Value of Bank Accounts
  • Value of Investment
  • Value of Business (if over 100 Full Time Employees)
  • Bring 2017 Fed Tax Return and W2s
Please create the FSAID prior to your meeting. Use the link below to assist you

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