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How to Apply
How do I apply for NSCS scholarships?
Step 1: Members sign up on our scholarship platform called Academic Works: academicworks.com **Only NSCS members can sign up for access**
Step 2: Complete your general application once you’re logged in. You will only have to do this once.
Step 3: Click the Opportunities Tab to view our available scholarships.
Step 4: Apply to as many scholarships as you are eligible – it’s always worth it to give it a try.
What are some application tips?
1. Start Early
A great scholarship essay is not written overnight! Start early and allow time to work on your responses.
2. Proofread, Proofread, Proofread
You want your scholarship essay to stand out for its great content, not the grammatical errors. Ask a parent, friend, or professor to proofread your application before submitting.
3. Personalize the Response
Don’t make your essay a resume. Use the opportunity to share something about who you are, which is far more memorable.
4. Build on your Accomplishments
Remember that you are competing against a similar pool of applicants. Use the essay question as a way to prove to the scholarship committee that you are the worthiest applicant for the award.
How will I know if I’m selected as a recipient?
All applicants, recipients, and non-recipients will be notified of their status within eight weeks of the closing date.
When do scholarships open? Close?
What are the eligibility requirements to apply?
We have two main eligibility requirements for our scholarships:
1. You must be an NSCS member (current or alumni)
2. You must have at least a 3.0 GPA (if undergrad)