Scholarships

NTHS’ scholarship program provides over a quarter of a million dollars in scholarships to high school and post-secondary members each year. We believe that CTE students must be supported and encouraged to seek higher education in today’s highly competitive global community.  

How to Apply:
NTHS members will apply for scholarships through the NTHS Member Portal. Each scholarship has different requirements and application window dates. If you meet the eligibility criteria for a scholarship, click the “Apply” button to read the instructions and begin your application process.  

Jon H. Poteat Scholarship

Named in honor and memory of our NTHS Co-Founder, the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship is reserved exclusively for active NTHS members.  Active members may apply once per scholarship cycle. On May 15, NTHS will award 250 $1,000 JHP Scholarships to eligible active members. Recipients will be announced at https://nths.org.

Available: September 1 – May 1  |  Number Awarded: 250  |  Amount: $1,000

ASE Scholarship

Partnering with the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, NTHS is pleased to offer one $500 scholarship to NTHS members enrolled in automotive, collision, and diesel coursework. NTHS members with the ASE endorsement will automatically be entered for a chance to win.

Available: May 1 – April 30  |  Number Awarded: 1  |  Amount: $500

Build Your Future Scholarship

Through the support of the Build Your Future (an NCCER initiative), NTHS annually awards five $2000 scholarships to members committed to pursuing careers in construction-related disciplines.  To apply, you must be a current NTHS member studying a construction-related discipline.

Available: October 1 – April 1  |  Number Awarded: 5  |  Amount: $2,000

LAPSEN Scholarship

NTHS is excited to partner with the Law & Public Safety Education Network (LAPSEN) to offer one $500 scholarship to NTHS members enrolled in law & public safety coursework. NTHS members with the LAPSEN endorsement will automatically be entered for a chance to win.

Available: May 1 – April 30  |  Number Awarded: 1  |  Amount: $500

NTHS BPA Scholarship

In collaboration with BPA, NTHS provides three $1,000 scholarships to dual members looking to bring outstanding leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills to the workforce.

All application questions should be directed to BPA.
Available: September 15 – March 8  |  Number Awarded: 3  |  Amount: $1,000

NTHS DECA Scholarship

NTHS is honored to partner with DECA and provide three $1,000 scholarships to NTHS/DECA members preparing for futures in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management.

All application questions should be directed to DECA.
Available: September 11 – January 12  |  Number Awarded: 3  |  Amount: $1,000

NTHS FBLA Scholarship

Tailored for students preparing for a career in business, NTHS has coupled with FBLA to provide two $1,000 scholarships to students holding dual-membership with NTHS and FBLA.

All application questions should be directed to FBLA.
Deadline Date: April 15  |  Number Awarded: 2  |  Amount: $1,000

NTHS FCCLA Scholarship

NTHS has partnered with FCCLA for this unique opportunity to provide three $1,000 scholarships to active NTHS and FCCLA members ready to make a difference in families, careers, and communities.

All application questions should be directed to FCCLA.
Available: October 1 – March 1  |  Number Awarded: 3  |  Amount: $1,000

NTHS HOSA Scholarship

NTHS and HOSA have joined forces to provide seven $1,000 scholarships to dual members of NTHS and HOSA certain to become leaders in the global health community.

All application questions should be directed to HOSA.
Available: December 1 – April 15  |  Number Awarded: 7  |  Amount: $1,000

NTHS SkillsUSA Scholarship

With a goal of supporting promising futures for skilled professionals, career-ready leaders and responsible community members, NTHS proudly partners with SkillsUSA to provide four $1,000 scholarships to students who hold dual membership with NTHS and SkillsUSA.

All application questions should be directed to SkillsUSA.
Available: January 12 – April 15  |  Number Awarded: 4  |  Amount: $1,000

NTHS TSA Scholarship

NTHS is thrilled to join TSA and provide three $1,000 scholarships to dual members engaged in STEM and ready to explore new educational horizons.

All application questions should be directed to TSA.
Available: December 1 – May 1  |  Number Awarded: 3  |  Amount: $1,000

C. Allen Powell Alumni Scholarship

Named in honor of NTHS Co-Founder and longtime Executive Director, this alumni scholarship supports NTHS Alumni who plan to continue their education and skill development. Starting six months after graduation whether that was 2 or 20 years ago, every NTHS member will have lifetime access to apply for this scholarship.

Available: October 1 – May 1  |  Number Awarded: 2  |  Amount: $1,000