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We are pleased to be offering our Local Scholarship Program to the class of 2023.  Both NHS seniors and non-NHS students who live in Nutley are eligible to apply. Thank you to all of our generous community donors for making this possible.  The application process is all done online.  All the information you need to complete your Local Scholarships is below: 


Step 1: View the Local Scholarship Screencast created by Mrs. Aviles which will walk you through the application process and provide you with a step-by-step visual guide.  


Step 2: Review the Local Scholarships List available along with their application criteria and any possible required supplements. Supplemental applications and materials are linked in the above spreadsheet. 


Step 3: Next, complete the general Local Scholarship Application which is required for all scholarships on the list.  (If you are working on your Chromebook, open, edit and save the file using Kami.  If you are using another device, download, edit and save the file using Adobe Acrobat.)  Files must be saved as a .pdf, Word Document, or Video File. Save your Local Scholarship Application to your computer and name it with the following naming pattern: 






You will upload this general application to each scholarship you apply to.  Some scholarships only require the general application.  Others require this general application PLUS additional items such as an essay, a picture of artwork, a video, or a supplemental application (an extra application specific to their organization).  


Step 4: Remember to review the Local Scholarship List (supplemental materials column) to  complete the additional items for any of your selected scholarships that require them.  Each scholarship has been assigned a number.  As you complete your supplemental items, save them to your computer as you go along using the following naming pattern: 




Examples: If I am submitting my additional items for Scholarship #5, I would prepare and save the documents like this:






Step 6: Congratulations! You are now READY to submit your Local Scholarship applications.  Make sure all of your files are saved and ready to go.  Now you should access the Local Scholarship Google Form to upload and submit your application materials.  Here, you will see all the scholarships listed in alphabetical and numerical order.  For each scholarship you will click YES or NO to identify if you are applying or not.  For each scholarship you ARE applying to, upload your general Local Scholarship Application and any associated supplements if needed.  You will submit the Google Form ONCE, it will include all of your applications. The FINAL DEADLINE for submission of your Local Scholarship Google Form with all completed application materials is Friday, February 17th at 3:00pm.  


Mrs. Aviles will be visiting every senior English class to talk to students about the above local scholarship application process and to provide individual support.  English teachers are available to assist with student essays.  Please reach out to Mrs. Aviles ( or Coordinator of School Counseling, Mrs. Gerckens ( or your school counselor with any questions.


Thank you,

NHS Counselors



The Nutley School District serves approximately 4,100 students in Kindergarten through grade 12. The five elementary schools serve students K-6 and include Lincoln School, Radcliffe School, Spring Garden School, Washington School and Yantacaw School. John H. Walker Middle School serves students in grades 7-8 while Nutley High School addresses the needs of students in grades 9-12.