The award information is available in mid-December. The applicant will complete an online application via the Accept'd
web platform and be required to upload several essays, a headshot, a video, a resume and a recommendation letter. There is a $25 application fee. The application deadline is typically during the third week of February with state level announcements by the end of March, and national announcements by first week of May.
How is the scholarship funded?
The NDEO Artistic Merit, Leadership, and Academic Achievement award is funded through generous donations to the NDEO Works! fund
. NDEO hopes to increase both the amount of the award and the number of scholarships in coming years as we receive increased donations. To make a contribution to the award fund today, donate
to the NDEO Works! Fund, and note in the comments that you would like your donation put toward the NHSDA Award fund.