Aug 31 – Sept 3

Senior News and Scholarship Bulletin

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SCHOLARSHIP                                      CRITERIA DEADLINE
 CAPPEX SCHOLARSHIPS Cappex.com is providing MORE THAN $30,000 in our own unique scholarships. Some of the most popular ones include “$1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship”, “My College Review” and “Cappex #1 Fan”. The Cappex scholarships will be awarded to students with the most well-rounded profiles, so don’t be humble–get detailed in your profile.$1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship August 31, 2015 
QUESTBRIDGE NATIONAL COLLEGE MATCH The QuestBridge National College Match connects outstanding students from low-income backgrounds with admission and full four-year scholarships to 36 of the nation’s best colleges – scholarships worth over $200,000 each. Apply at: http://www.questbridge.org/for-students/ncm-national-college-match September 28, 2015
WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN AWARD

 

$500 award for SENIOR who has at least a B average (85 GPA), participated in SPORTS while in high school, and has been a leader in school and in the community and serves as a role model to underclassmen.

Online application: http://www.wendysheisman.com /

October 6, 2015
AES ENGINEERS

SCHOLARSHIP

Amount of award: $500.00
Submit essay to: scholarships@aesengineers.comStudents must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?
October 7, 2015
MOREHEAD-CAIN

SCHOLARS PROGRAM –

UNC CHAPEL HILL

 Seniors interested in the 2014-15 Morehead-Cain Scholars Program must turn in a copy of their Resume to Mrs. Anderson by September 24th.     Interested students must meet eligibility requirements:  A student must be a competitive applicant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and on track to graduate in the spring.  The nominee must demonstrate the following Morehead-Cain Criteria: a) Scholarship  b) Leadership  c) Moral Force of Character and d) Physical Vigor. Must be nominatedDeadline for nominee and school

October 15, 2015

COCA COLA

SCHOLARSHIP

A competitive four year achievement-based scholarship for SENIORS. Based upon academic excellence and extracurricular involvement. 3.0 minimum GPA. Online application:

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/

October 31, 2015
 LendEDU SCHOLARSHIP Who can apply: High school seniors and college students
Amount of the award: $2,500Students have to answer the following question in 750 words or less:                       How do you plan to avoid excess student loan debt? Information/Application: https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/
October 31, 2015
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS The Eagle Scout Scholarship – Open to all high school senior registered Eagle Scouts. For more information contact the Scout Service Center.

 

The Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship – Open to all high school senior Girl Scouts. For more information contact the Girl Scout council.

October 31,2015
LELA HOLIDAY ART CONTEST

 

LELA (Louisiana Education Loan Authority) Holiday Art Contest!  This year’s theme is:  Christmas in My Hometown. Original Photography, Pen, Pencil, Water Color, Crayon, Charcoal and more accepted. Seniors are encouraged to submit their creative art work by November 15.   A total of $3,000 in scholarships will be awarded! Visit the website for more information: www.lela.org/holiday .

 

November 15, 2015
 ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS The ENF awards $2.44 million annually in MVS (Most Valuable Student) scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide. Eligibility: Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply for an MVS scholarship. Applications will be judged on: Scholarship, Leadership and Financial Need. Visit www.elks.ord/enf/scholars for applications. December 4, 2015
 CAPPEX SCHOLARSHIPS Cappex.com is providing MORE THAN $30,000 in our own unique scholarships. Some of the most popular ones include “My College Review” and “Cappex #1 Fan”. The Cappex scholarships will be awarded to students with the most well-rounded profiles, so don’t be humble–get detailed in your profile.#1 Cappex Fan Scholarship and My College Review” Scholarship
Amount of each scholarship: $1,000
December 31, 2015 
NROTC SCHOLARSHIP NROTC Scholarship ($180,000 value/130 colleges) – Open NOW – www.nrotc.navy.mil ACT score of 22 or higher/SAT combined score of 1000 or higher/an ASVAB score of 74 or higher. Visit website
SCHOLARSHIPS At <http://college-scholarships.com/louisiana.htm> you’ll find links to, and contact information for, all two and four-year colleges in your state, as well as information about career schools and colleges, and colleges offering online degree programs.  Similar pages exist for all the other states.  Visit website
ELKS STUDENT OF THE MONTH SCHOLARSHIP Each month a $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding senior boy and senior girl who demonstrate exemplary standards. Students should be well-rounded with leadership, citizenship, service, and scholarship qualities. Students will compete against other high school students in Caddo-Bossier area. See Mrs. Moore for an application. Applications are being accepted for the months of Sept. and October. The Elks Lodge must receive applications by the 10th of each month 
SENIOR PARENT MEETING 2015 The Senior Parent Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 10, 2015 at6:00 PM in the PAC. I hope to see you there!!! September 10, 2015
CONSTITUTINGAMERICA We The Future 2015 Contest: Calling all 9-12 students— Win prizes up to $2000 & meet a celebrety mentor by creating:   short films, essays, original songs, PSAs (public service announcements 30 to 60 second commercials). Visit the   website at www.constitutingamerica.org for contest general rules. September 17, 2015
CMHS

COLLEGE NIGHT

College Night 2015 will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2015 in the PAC.   Parents and students are encouraged to attend. Branches of the military and representatives from local, state, and out-of-state colleges and universities will be on site. October 15, 2015
THE LEVINE SCHOLARS PROGRAM –UNC CHARLOTTE

 

Estimated $155,000 for out-of-state students

The Levine Scholars Program seeks exceptional high school seniors who demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained passion for knowledge and possess a capacity for ethical leadership that elevates fellow students to a higher standard. Qualified students must see Mrs. Anderson for nomination.   Levine Scholars receive: 

●   An award for four years of tuition, room, board and mandatory fees

●   A grant to implement a service project of their own design

●   Four summers of experiences including study abroad

●   An undergraduate experience they will cherish for a lifetime

Must be Nominated 

October 15, 2015

 

 

 

 

COLLEGE VISITS                         ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR DATE/LOCATION
Rhodes College Paul Bierwagen Assistant Director of Admission September 8, 2015Library – 1st shift
 LATech  Matt Cotton   email: mcotton@latech.edu

Admissions Counselor

September 23, 2015

Lunch Shifts

 Vanderbilt  Ferrell Armstrong   email: ferrell.armstrong@Vanderbilt.Edu

Admissions Counselor

October 27, 20158:00 am Library

Sign up –Counselor’s

Office.

Birmingham Southern University Ryan DeMarco Admissions Counselor October 27, 2015Library – Both Lunch Shifts

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