Applications now available for 2024 Tarkington NEU Scholarship

January 23, 2024

Topic: Updates

Applications are now available for the 2024 Tarkington NEU Scholarship, which will provide $500 to a former Tarkington student who is currently a senior in high school and intends to enroll in college, university or career training coursework for the fall 2024 school year.

In order to qualify, an applicant:

  • Must have attended Tarkington beginning with the year it was accepted as a No Excuses University school (2008-09 through present day)
  • Be accepted and plan to enroll in a college, university or career training center

In addition to submitting academic records, applicants will be asked to write an essay in response to the question: “How has attending a No Excuses University school impacted your choice to attend a place of higher learning?”

Along with the application form, an applicant must submit:

  • Photocopy of official high school transcript
  • Photocopy of letter of acceptance from a college, university or a career training center
  • One letter of recommendation
  • A typed essay of 300-500 words responding to the above question

The deadline to submit applications for the scholarship is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 22.

You can learn more about the scholarship here, or watch a video about it here. To fill out your application, please click here.