Opening Date: February 1, 2019

Closing Date: May 1, 2019

Scholarship qualifications and criteria are listed below.  Information is also available in the Scholarship package in PDF format,  that's available for download using he provided link.

Applications can be submitted via this website or email.

"Be Grateful for the small things, BIG things, and everything in between.

Count your blessings, not our problems"

NBT Scholarship Applicant Qualifications:

  • Student MUST have a GPA range of 2.0 - 3.0 (Average Everyday Student)

  • Applicant must present HS transcript or proof of GPA to be considered for the scholarship

  • Must have attended a 4 year High School with anticipated graduation for 2019

  • Letters of recommendations are NOT required but useful in the selection process

  • Must have been accepted to a college or university prior to money disbursement

  • Must have applications submitted by the deadline of May 1st.

  • Recipients will be notified no later than May 10th.

  • One female and male student will be selected.

  • Monetary awards will range from $500 - $1000.

  • Selection committee reserves the right to continue the following student's educational journey

  • Committee's decision is FINAL

NBT Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

ESSAYS: 500 words, no more than 600

- Write about something important to you, (experience, a person, a book, anything that has had an impact on your life.

- Reflection, Describe what you learned from the experience and how it change you. (Play by Play)

- Start early and write several drafts.  Set it aside for a few days and read it again. 

Is this essay interesting?

Do the ideas flow logically?

Does it reveal something about the applicant?

Is it written in the applicants own voice?


What you write in your app essay and/or personal statement should not contradict any other part of your app, nor should it repeat.

Have at least one person edit your essay (Teacher or Counselor).  Check & Triple check your work.


- Share your story.  Reflect on a hobby, facet of your personality or experience that is genuinely meaningful and unique to you.

- Learning from Obstacles.  Show a time you struggled and how you overcame that challenge.  (Demonstrates courage and perseverance)

- Challenging a belief.  Stood up to other or an experience when your own preconceived view was challenged. Please be specific.

- Solving a problem

- Personal Grown

- What captivates you?  (something you care about)

- Topic of choice (What inspires you, motivates you, your beliefs.



Why do you want this scholarship and what school has been chosen as you begin your collegiate years.