Newport News Public Library has partnered with the Peninsula Regional Education Program to help provide high school diplomas through the National External Diploma Program (NEDP). Scholarships are now available to potential participants through Newport News Public Library to cover all tuition cost with the program. Eligibility for a scholarship with Newport News Public Library includes the following requirements:
- Adults age 18 or older
- Current Newport News, Virginia resident
- Possess or register for a Newport News Public Library Card
- Currently not enrolled in any other school
- Registration and pretest for the National External Diploma Program
- A panel interview
The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) will provide students with online instruction and flexible schedules to work at their own pace. The NEDP evaluates the reading, writing, math, and workforce readiness skills with real-world relevance.
Interested applicants will need to visit: Peninsula Regional Education Program for contact information to begin the application process.