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2024 NSFA Scholarship

Scholarship Description: A $4,000 scholarship will be awarded to each of three outstanding graduating high school seniors. This is a renewable two-year scholarship, paying $2,000 the first year and $2,000 the second year for a total of $4,000 per recipient.

Criteria for award:

  • Resident of Nassau County
  • Plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college or university, OR a trade or vocational school, as a full-time student
  • Financial need
  • GPA, SAT/ACT scores will be considered
  • Extra-curricular activities and community service hours will be considered
  • Must complete a one- to two-page typed essay in response to the following questions: Why do you plan to attend college or vocational school? What are your goals for the future? Why do you think you would be a good recipient of this scholarship?
  • Additional consideration will be given to students who exhibit an interest in marine biology and/or participation with NSFA as members or volunteers at events.
  • To renew, recipient must have satisfactory completion of freshman year in school with a minimum GPA of 2.5, and must submit a letter of request along with an official transcript of first year’s grades and fee slip for upcoming semester to NSFA Scholarship Committee at the address listed below.

Instructions to the applicant:

Place the completed application form in an envelope with the following:

  • Two referral letters - one from a high school faculty member and one from an employer, community leader or family friend.
  • One- to two-page essay
  • High school transcript
  • Proof of financial need

To be eligible for consideration for the current year, all completed applications with all required forms and information included, must be postmarked by April 19, 2024.

Please mail to:

Nassau Sport Fishing Association

Attn: NSFA Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 16417

Fernandina Beach, FL 32035

Note: Recipients and their families will be invited to attend a Nassau Sport Fishing Association monthly social meeting to receive their scholarships pending notification of enrollment in college.


Please download the application in PDF format.

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