Application

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:

 

  1. Completely fill out the online application. Click “SEND” after all documents have been uploaded.
  2. Upload the GPA verification via your Student Permanent Record Summary.
  3. 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.
  4. 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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Applicant Information – required

First name:
Last Name:
Gender:
Date of birth:
Current age:
Current street address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Home phone number:
Mobile phone number:
Email address:
Parent Name and Contact Information:
 

High School Information – required

School Currently Attending:
When and Where did you attend a NOPE Student Presentation?
High School Address:
City:
Zip:
Name of Guidance Counselor:
Expected Graduation Date:

Grade Point Average (GPA):

State Unweighted:
District Weighted:

SAT/ACT Scores:

ACT Composite Score:
SAT Composite Score:

**Verification of GPA and ACT or SAT Composite Score in uploaded Student Permanent Record Summary**

University, College, or Technical/Trade Institute Accepted To (or applied to):
 

List Community Service Information Below:

Organization Name
Contact Person
Phone
Service Hours

List Clubs, Programs and Sports Activities Below:

Clubs
Programs
Sports
Hobbies

List Awards & Achievements Below:

Awards & Achievements
Year

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.

Attachments:

Please attach two personal references / recommendations:

Please attach your Student Permanent Record Summary - including GPA and ACT or SAT information:

Checklist

Use this checklist to ensure that you have included all the required documentation for this scholarship. A complete application must include the following items:

  • ONLINE APPLICATION - fully completed
  • PERSONAL REFERENCES / RECOMMENDATIONS -Two (2) are required. One letter from school personnel, one letter from personal life
  • STUDENT PERMANENT RECORD SUMMARY - including GPA and ACT or SAT information
  • 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.

Verification of Application

By hitting submit below, you certify that all information on this form is true to the best of your knowledge. You have read and understand the criteria of the scholarship, and you also understand that this application only makes you eligible for consideration in the selection process. You further agree to give permission to have your transcripts and test scores attached to your application. Your name and photograph may be publicized as a scholarship recipient.