SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM RULES:
State of Florida NAPS Scholarship
Each academic year NAPS
Florida State will offer two
$250.00 college scholarships to young men or women, who will attend college on a “full time” basis.
The Scholarship(s) will be available for the enrollment to an accredited 2 or 4 year institution to any member in good
standing of Florida State NAPS and/or family member.
The Scholarship Committee will be comprised of five members and will be created at the State/Bi-State convention as
appointed by the State President. The committee will review the applications received and make the selection for the scholarships.
The chairperson of the committee will be a member of the Florida State Executive Board as determined by the State President,
and at least two members of the committee must be non-State Board Members. No members of the Scholarship committee shall be
related to any of the applicants being considered for that year’s scholarship.
After January 1st each year, scholarship application forms will be available from any member of the State
Board upon request and will also be available on the Florida
State NAPS website FLNAPS.ORG.
Completed applications and all required items must be mailed to Florida State NAPS Branch 911, to the attention of
the NAPS Scholarship Committee at 2710 Atlantis Dr New Smyrna Beach FL 32168-2402 and received NO LATER THAN May 31, 2013.
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH EACH COMPLETED APPLICATION or the application will not be considered:
- Official transcript of grades, listing
averages for four preceding semesters.
- Applicant’s relationship to the
NAPS member in good standing and the branch number of the NAPS member.
- The NAPS member’s mailing address.
- Applicants proof of enrollment to an
accredited 2 or 4 year institution, as well as the applicant’s major course of study.
- A brief essay of 200 words or less
on: What Major I plan to pursue in College.
- Any application submitted without all
the required items will be disqualified.
A report by the Committee Chairman will be submitted to the State Board at the June Meeting. The report will include the number of applications received for consideration.
Recipients of the award(s) must register in a college, university or technical college no later than September of the
year in which the scholarship is awarded or forfeit the award.
Funding the Scholarship Program will be paid for by the State Board. The
Scholarship Committee will announce the two winning applicants at the State Convention in June and will issue the checks upon
the receipt of the registration in the accredited 2 or 4 year institution.