Scholarship and Financial Aid

Scholarship Information

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 graduating in June of 2016.

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

Click for list of OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES for 2017-18

Other scholarships are also available directly through state and national organizations. See below for information.

College Specific Scholarship Information

Financial Aid Information

The financial aid application, the FAFSA has been released and can be completed for the 2016-2017 academic year. Families needing assistance completing the FAFSA or have financial aid questions are encouraged to contact the NHS School Counseling Office.

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