CLOSED! NOPE of Hillsborough – 2020 Scholarship Application Deadline has passed. Please do not apply until next school year.
WHAT: NOPE of Hillsborough Scholarships (Two – $1,000.00). Michael Valdes Foundation Scholarship (one – $1,000.00). These scholarship funds are to be used for college/extended higher learning expenses.
WHO MAY APPLY: Any Hillsborough County High School Senior who has experienced a NOPE Presentation within the last 4 years. The entire presentation is now available on our website.
STUDENT REQUIREMENTS: In addition to experiencing a NOPE Student Presentation, the student must have been accepted into a college, university, or a technical/trade institute or be waiting for entrance into one of the aforementioned institutions.
APPLICATION PACKET MUST INCLUDE: Completed online application form, uploaded GPA verification via Student Permanent Record Summary, Completed Essay, and two reference letters.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The deadline has passed. Thank you for your interest.
NOPE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED: May 2020 – due to COVID-19 and the closure of all schools we will be awarding these scholarships via a ZOOM meeting.
Instructions to complete the NOPE of Hillsborough Scholarship Application:
- Completely fill out the online application. Click “SEND” after all documents have been uploaded.
- Upload the GPA verification via your Student Permanent Record Summary.
- Secure and Upload two Reference Letters: one from your school – Administrator, Guidance Counselor, or Teacher; one from your personal life – a coach, pastor, relative, boss (if applicable), or friend. These two letters can be hand written or typed. They must include the full name of the person writing the letter, their relationship to you, their email and phone number.
- Essay (300-500 words) How did the NOPE Student Presentation make an impact on your life? Include how the 3 main points of the Student Presentation will affect your future.
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