Scholarships

Finding ways to fund your education

Thank you for your interest in the NSBE Scholarship Program!

NSBE's Spring Scholarship Cycle 2024 is now OPEN. The Spring Scholarship Cycle is open from April 1 – June 30, 2024. See Below for the list of available scholarship opportunities.

For all questions about scholarships and GPA verification, please email scholarships@nsbe.org.


To view and apply for scholarships, you must:

  • Be a PAID member & renew your NSBE membership for the year.
  • Have a verified GPA in your membership profile.
  • Complete/Update Eligibility Survey on nsbe.smapply.io

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Spring Scholarship Cycle FAQs

Q: When is the Spring Scholarship Cycle open? 

A: Spring Cycle: Applications Open April 1, 2024 & Close June 30, 2024  

Q: How can I determine if I am eligible for a scholarship?

A: Visit https://nsbe.smapply.io/, and on the welcome page, you will find the detailed criteria for each scholarship.

Q: Why can't I access the scholarships when I log into my dashboard?

A: To apply for NSBE scholarship opportunities, you MUST make sure the following task is completed before you can access the applications.

  1. Renew your NSBE membership for the year.
  2. Have a verified GPA in your membership profile.
  3. Complete/Update the “Eligibility Survey” on your Survey Monkey Apply profile.

Q: How do I know when my GPA has been verified?

A: When you log into your MyNSBE profile, you will see a “Confirmed” GPA next to your "Self-reported" GPA in the grayed-out box. If the box is blank, your GPA has not been verified.

Q: How do I verify my GPA?

A: Learn more about GPA Verification. 

Q: I do not have a chapter advisor, or I am an At-Large member. How can I verify my GPA?

A: You must complete a GPA verification form, have it signed by the Office of Registrar or an Academic Advisor, and send the completed form to scholarships@nsbe.org.

Q: After I submit my GPA verification form, how long does it take to verify it?

A: 2-3 business days.


How to Verify Your GPA

Collegiate/Graduate Members 

Members will self-report their GPA on their MyNSBE profile. All members must complete a GPA Verification Form, have it signed by a university advisor, counselor, or an official from the Registrar's office and email it to scholarships@nsbe.org. This form MUST be signed by the Office of the Registrar or a University Advisor.

NSBE World Headquarters (WHQ) no longer accepts emailed transcripts, mailed transcripts, unofficial transcripts, or unsigned GPA Verification forms.


NSBE Jr. Members

Members will self-report their GPA on their MyNSBE profile. All members must complete a GPA Verification Form, have it signed by a university advisor, counselor, or an official from the Registrar's office and email it to pci@nsbe.org. This form MUST be signed by the Office of the Registrar or a University Advisor.

NSBE World Headquarters (WHQ) no longer accepts emailed transcripts, mailed transcripts, unofficial transcripts, or unsigned GPA Verification forms.

Forms

Forms can be downloaded from: http://mynsbe.nsbe.org/

Academic Pyramid of Excellence (APEx)

To become an APEx member, you must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 or higher. GPA's are measured on a 4.0 grading scale.

There are three APEx Levels:

  • APEx Honors: 3.6 - 4.0
  • APEx Torchbearer: 3.2 - 3.5
  • APEx Excel: 3.0- 3.1

Benefits of being an APEx member

  • National Convention and Fall Regional Conference discounts
  • Early admittance onto Career Fair floor during National Convention
  • Grants entrance into special APEx events and receptions
  • Receives APEx Lapel Pin