Applications for the current student scholarship will be available April 1-30. The Financial Aid Office in New Orleans makes an online grant application available September 1-30 and April 1-30 for students to apply for scholarships (available www.nobts.edu, click Financial Aid). Each student is responsible for completing the online application during September to be considered for spring semester scholarships and during April to be considered for fall semester scholarships. Typically, the Financial Aid staff will mail a letter or send an e-mail indicating if you have received funds. The funds are credited to the student account in the Business Office. No funds are issued directly to the student, but to the student’s NOBTS account. Please click here for the scholarship application: http://www.nobts.edu/financial-aid/current-student-scholarship.html WHAT CONSTITUTES FULL-TIME STATUS FOR NOBTS SCHOLARSHIPS? *Extension Center Students - Two classes are the full-time student status requirement for NOBTS Financial Aid purposes. The two classes must be Monday on-campus courses or Thursday, Friday, or Saturday hybrid, on-campus courses. Internet courses, independent studies, special event courses, and workshops DO NOT count toward full-time status. Your insurance provider, student loan company or veterans services may require you to have more credit hours to achieve full-time status for their purposes. Please check with your insurance agent, loan provider, or VA benefits representative if you have additional questions about meeting their requirements for full-time status. NOBTS does not dictate what those agencies require of you. WHAT IF I DROP A COURSE AND I HAVE RECEIVED A SCHOLARSHIP? If you apply and receive an NOBTS scholarship and then fail to uphold the full-time student status during the semester of the scholarship award, the scholarship monies will be removed from your NOBTS account plus you may incur potential penalties and fees for withdrawing from classes.
We are excited for new students to begin studying at the North Georgia (NGA) campus in Marietta, GA or the Duluth, GA campus. NGA center will provide an On-Site orientation for the new students on August 7 & 8, 2017. Orientation will be held on the following dates: (Select One)* Monday, August 7(Monday), 2017 from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Tuesday, August 8 (Tuesday), 2017 from 5:00 PM- 9:00 PM
*Please click here for signup: NGA/Duluth On-Site Orientation *The orientation sessions on Monday and Tuesday are identical. You must select one date to attend. The orientation location is Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Rd., Marietta, GA 30068 in the Magnolia Room (first floor). Orientation is a graduation requirement for ALL students. After orientation, NGA faculty and staff will be available to assist you to register for courses for Fall 2017 semester. The Fall 2017 Registration and Tuition Payment Deadline is Friday, August 18 at 4:00 PM (CST). If you have any questions, please email NGAadmin@nobts.edu for more information.
NGA center will be hosting a “Ready to Write” workshop for all new students and returning students on August 7 (Monday) at 1- 5 PM at JFBC Magnolia room. Dr. Peter Kendrick, the regional dean of GA/AL centers, will lead the workshop and will provide some useful information for the students. You will learn how to use Blackboard, research skills, Turabian and writing skills through the workshop, it will help you succeed in every class. Topics to be covered: 1. How to navigate Blackboard as a student 2. Introduction to basic Turabian skills/necessary for NOBTS scholarship 3. Introduction to fundamental research 4. Review of grammar 5. Review of how to write an effective research paper and book reviews *If you are coming from other extension centers, please see the accommodation information here:
What do I do about accommodations for Marietta workshops? Each student is responsible for making travel, housing, and meal arrangements for a Marietta campus workshop. Hotel options exist within a 10-mile radius of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church. Some hotels are Crestwood Suites of Marietta-Roswell, East Lake (Marietta, GA); Hampton Inn (Marietta, GA); Crowne Plaza (Atlanta, GA); Hilton Garden Inn NW (Atlanta, GA); Holiday Inn Express (Atlanta, GA); and Comfort Inn Buckhead North (Atlanta, GA).
On May 1st (Monday), 2017, NGA extension center will be hosting a Lunch and Meet with Dr. Jojo Thomas. We would like to invite students and prospective future church leaders to this event. If you are interested in this meeting, please fill out the following form: Lunch & Learn Date: May 1 (Monday), 2017 Time: 11:45 am-12:45 pm Location: Johnson Ferry Baptist Church Lunch and Learn will begin at 11:45 a.m. in the JFBC Magnolia Room. **FREE lunch for the students who register by Friday (April 28), 2017! Please click here to sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/96lWUhJojuRHG8UB3