Scholarships

This site will be updated as we receive new scholarship opportunities. Scholarship applications can found in Student Services office in the "SCHOLARSHIP" box.



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U.S. Department of Education (press release) (blog) – Dec 11, 2018

There’s so much information available about financial aid for college or career school that it can be hard to tell the facts from fiction. We’ve got you covered!

10 Tips To Help You Win A Private Scholarship

TeenLife Blog – Dec 9, 2018

By far, the most lucrative source of scholarship funding for college is the colleges themselves. Having said that, however, there are thousands of scholarships available from organizations outside of the colleges that may be worth pursuing.

10 Schools Where Most Out-of-State Students Get Merit Aid

US News & World Report – Dec 11, 2018

Many prospective college students apply to a public school with the hope that it will cost less than a private one. But applicants who are interested in public schools outside of their home state should understand that they will likely be charged higher tuition

Avoid these common student financial aid mistakes

Valley Courier-Dec 6, 2018

Contents

How to help your child prepare for the SAT & college

CBS 8 San Diego – Dec 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) – A lot of parents and students alike are studying right now for the big SAT tests and preparing for college. Every year

College Visits

Going on a college visit? Here’s what to ask

Knight Crier – Dec 11, 2018

Junior and Senior year is filled with not only tough classes, but also the monumental task of finding what college to attend. From going on private tours to discovery days

Essays

3 Ways the Optional SAT Essay Builds Writing Skills

US News & World Report – Dec 10, 2018

Though the SAT essay is no longer a formal requirement for many colleges, preparing for and taking this portion of the SAT can still carry advantages.

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Announcements will be made as soon as scholarship information becomes available. Applications are available in Mr. Stanbery’s Office. Make sure you follow application deadlines.

Scholarship Criteria Amount Information/Due

Scholarship Criteria Amount Information/Due

Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Competition Varies To Mr. Stanbery (On Audio CD or Flash Drive) 10/31 by 9:00 am NO identifying info on recording or paper. In an envelope, with your name on the envelope ONLY. Please read directions carefully!

Christopher Columbus Essay Essay Contest $1200/500/300 To Mr. Stanbery By 11/1/18 Grades 9 - 12


Lee-Jackson Scholarship Essay 1-$2000/1-$1000 To Mr. Stanbery by 2/1/2019 Junior or Senior planning to enter a 4-year College See Mr. Stanbery for Application

ACT College & Career Seniors who have overcome challenges Readiness Champions and can articulate Education &/or Career Deadline 10/31/2018 Actions. Scored at least a 22 on ACT go to: www.act.org/readinesschampions