• SAT Scholarship Requirements

    Sponsors for Academic Talent, Inc. is dedicated to providing scholarships to
    students in the Onslow County Schools. To qualify, all students must meet the
    following academic and community service requirements.

    Academic Requirements:
    1. Maintain a 3.5 GPA on the weighted scale
    2. Score 1100 or higher (combination of verbal and mathematics) on the SAT OR
        Score 23 or higher on ACT Composite Score (listed on score report).
    3. Attain a College Preparatory Diploma as specified by NC DPI to include:
        a. 4 English credits
        b. 4 Mathematics credits
        c. 3 Science credits
        d. 3 Social Studies credits (4 for 9th graders entering 2012-2013 and later)
        e. 2 Foreign Language credits

    Community Service Requirement:
    Complete community service hour requirement for ONE of the two scholarships amounts listed below.
    You can only receive one of the scholarships offered:

    To obtain a $750.00 Scholarship, you must also:
    1. Perform a minimum of 75 hours of community service*
    2. Complete 20 hours in the senior year (first day of summer break)
    3. Perform a maximum of 35 church and school hours
    4. Perform a minimum of 40 hours at Approved Agencies


    To obtain a $1,500.00 Scholarship, you must also:
    1. Complete 20 hours in the senior year (first day of summer break)
    2. Perform a minimum of 100 hours at approved agencies*

    *Students can begin collecting hours the summer AFTER their freshman year of high school. Hours completed during the freshman year will not count toward the total needed for this scholarship.


    The SAT Board of Directors would like to remind you that in order to receive the SAT Scholarship, you must adhere to the following regulations:

    1. No SAT hours may be earned during the school day (7:30-2:30)
    2. A maximum of 4 hours may be performed on a school day
    3. A maximum of 8 hours may be performed on a non-school day
    4. No hours may be performed on the military base or air station (must be performed in Onslow County)
    5. Hours performed at non approved agencies will not be counted

    Hours are to be submitted to your school’s SAT Coordinator (SBHS - Nicole Rains) in a timely manner. To help your coordinator know you are working on the scholarship, please keep in contact and turn in hours at least once each semester.