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august 29- September 2, 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. See Mrs. Anderson for assistance with your resume. SCHOLARSHIP



Elks Student of the Month

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. Applications are available in the Counseling Department.

10th of each month

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:

September 27, 2016

Wendy’s High School Heisman Award

$500 award and up for Finalist and National Winners: 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. $10.00 Gift card to the first 1,000 applicants.

Online application: /

October 3, 2016

AES Engineers


Amount of award: $500.00 Submit essay to:

Students 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 6, 2016

National Young Arts


Cash awards of up to $10,000, Master classes with renowned artists, scholarship opportunities, Exclusive path to U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, Lifetime of professional support and networking. Visit:

Applications accepted in Cinematic Arts /Dance; Design Arts /Jazz /Music; Photography/Theatre/Visual Arts; Voice/Writing; Spoken Word (New Category)

October 14, 2016

UNC Charlotte

The Levine Scholars Program

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. Deadline September. 24th .

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