Jan 25 – 29

January 25 – January 29, 2016 SENIOR NEWS & SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN

► Most applications are available online, unless otherwise specified

►For scholarships that indicate, “Must Be Nominated”, check with the Counseling Office

►Please note specific deadlines

Remember: When you apply to a college, you can apply for scholarships at the various colleges. There is a difference in TOPS Scholarships and University based scholarships. Colleges may have specific scholarships applicable to you. Also: Many scholarships require letters of recommendation from your teacher, counselor or principal. When you request a letter of recommendation, please allow two weeks for this to be returned to you. Please also include a copy of your resume. Build your resume in LA Connect. See Mrs. Anderson for instructions. 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. Anderson or

Mrs. Moore for an application. Applications are accepted each month.

The Elks Lodge must receive applications by the 10th of each month

C.Y.L.A. Catholic Youth Leadership Award Scholarship

The Knights of Columbus is in search of a Catholic boy and girl senior who should be recognized and rewarded for leadership and achievement in his or her school, parish and community. Award: $250.00 to each boy and girl selected locally who then becomes eligible to be entered in the Area competition and then the State competition for a chance to win $4000.00. The student application form for current year High School Senior Boys and Girls is available on the state website: www.louisianakc.org under the CYLA section. or student may complete the online application: http://www.louisianakc.org/programs/cyla/application.pdf .

January 31, 2016


Student interested in attending the University of Dayton should see Mrs. Anderson in reference to the Leadership in Service Scholarship. Interested students must show committed service within the school, church or community.

January 31, 2016

Must Be Nominated by Caddo Parish Magnet High School


The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) – Final Merit Scholarship deadline is Feb. 1 for First-Time Freshmen Students – For more information about the application requirements visit www.saic.edu/ugmerit.

Merit Scholarship

February 1, 2016


Please Note: applicants do not need to be related to a UA graduate to apply.

Minimum criteria to apply: Incoming freshman admitted as degree-seeking student to Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 3.60 GPA, and ACT composite of 24 (1090 SAT – CR+M score). Visit the website at: www.arkansasalumni.org/FRscholarships .

Final Deadline

February 1, 2016


Shreveport Public Assembly & Recreation

Walmart and Cumulus Broadcasting have partnered with SPAR for this year’s Black History Month Essay Contest. Chesapeake Energy Corporation will donate educational prizes to two winners. One prize will go to a SPAR after-school youth and the other to a Caddo Parish school youth. Those who submit an essay for judging must be between 11-17 years of age and must have been officially enrolled in SPAR’s after- school program or a Caddo Parish school before January 4, 2016. Applications are available in the Counseling Department.

February 12, 2016

2016 Louisiana Housing Council – NAHRO Scholarship

The Louisiana Housing Council – NAHRO Scholarship Program may award up to two, one year scholarships to resident head s of household residing in or who otherwise receive direct housing benefits from one of the member agencies of the Council. Applications and other eligibility requirements are available in the Counseling Department.

February 12, 2016


Scholarship will be awarded to eligible high school seniors in seventeen states.

Must be a graduating high school senior or graduating from a home school program in the US.

Plan to enroll part-time or full time for the entire 2015-2016 academic year at an accredited two-year or four-year college university or vocational-technical school in the US.

Have a minimum grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.

Be a resident of the US. Apply online: www.scholarsapply.org/churchsscholars.

February 15, 2016