Scholarships

The application period for 2023 scholarship has opened!
Applications must be completed by March 31, 2023. 


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On July 17, 1857, a gift from J. Newton Perkins endowed the first award at Norwich Free Academy, beginning the long tradition of annual recognition of the achievements of our students.

Today, the NFA Foundation, Inc. scholarship program has grown to more than 340 endowed and annual awards. Students are recognized for academic, artistic, and athletic excellence, as well as citizenship, character, sportsmanship, and integrity. Because of the generosity of our donors, the NFA Foundation has awarded over $1.4 million to NFA students over the past three years alone.

Only Norwich Free Academy students are eligible for NFA Foundation scholarships. Scholarships are awarded at the annual Art Awards, Athletic Awards, and Class Night ceremonies.

To be considered for NFA Foundation scholarships, students must complete the General Scholarship Application.  For more information, please contact your school counselor.

There are several scholarships that require a specific application form.  Details and applications for the Eva Virginia Smith Scholarship, Sidney E. Frank Memorial Scholarship, Sis O'Neil Scholarship, Dale and Anna (Class of '47) Arnold Scholarship, Quinlan Family Award, and Sam and Randy Deglin Art & Noise Scholarship will be posted in January 2023.