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NVPS Scholarship

  • Scholarships Awarded 121

  • Active Recipients 68

Application Requirements

To be considered for the NVPS Scholarship Fund, graduating seniors are required to:

  • Be a 2023 graduate from one of the 80 New Visions network high schools

  • Complete on-line application (open from 11/1/22 - 1/4/23) that includes:

    • Listing courses that show academic rigor (College Now, Advanced Placement and/or school’s most rigorous courses)

    • Complete an essay question (up to 750 words) and two short answer questions (up to 250 words)

    • List two recommenders to complete recommendation application

    • Provide supporting documents such as transcripts from high school and College Now and AP scores

Process Timeline

November 2022 - January 2023

  • Application open for graduating seniors (11/1/22 - 1/4/23)

  • Recommenders portal open (11/1/22 - 1/17/23)

    • Two letters of recommendation are required with at least one from a school staff member

January - March 2023

Exact dates to be announced

  • Round 1: Reading of applications

  • Round 2: Semi-finalist invited for interviews with NVPS

  • Round 3: Finalist invited for interviews with NVPS Board

April 2023

  • Winners announced

Meet Our NVPS Scholars

Jalen Wise, 2018 NVPS Scholar

Cornell University, Class of '22

Jana Taoube, 2018 NVPS Scholar

Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College, Class of '22

Shah Rifat Bhuiyan, 2018 NVPS Scholar

SUNY Stony Brook, Class of '22

Chelsea Lantigua, 2018 NVPS Scholar

Macaulay's Honors College at CUNY City College, Class of '22

Rosa Gil, 2017 NVPS Scholar

Brandeis University, Class of '21