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SCHOLARSHIP OFFERINGS 

If you are interested in any of these scholarships offered, please click here to download document, write your name on the top of the sheet, check off which scholarship information you would like and bring it to the Guidance Office.  Scholarship information will be ready for pick up the following day at 2:45 pm.  If you have any questions about the opportunities listed please see Ms. Norton or Ms. Acuff in the Guidance Office.

Wesleyan University – The Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity is a four-year full tuition scholarship that was established in honor of Hamilton writer, composer, and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda (Class of 2002) and director Thomas Kali (Class of 1999) – award winning Wesleyan alumni who embody the University’s spirit of boldness, creativity, and experimentation.  Miranda and Kali served as honorary chairs of the Prize Selection Committee in May 2017. All incoming first-year students are eligible to apply for the prize, which will be awarded to the student whose work of creative written expression is judged to best reflect the originality, artistry, and dynamism embodied in Broadway’s Hamilton.  To qualify for the prize, the recipient must be accepted to and enroll full-time at Wesleyan University for the 2018-19 school year. Scholarship is worth more than $200,000.  Interested students can apply online at Wesleyan.edu/admission.   Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information.  Deadline:  May 31, 2018.

Assumption College – Light the Way Scholarship - Assumption College inspires students, faculty and staff to Light the Way. Our mission reminds us that there is a greater purpose to life and that each individual has gifts and talents to share with the world. In and outside of the classroom, Assumption students are using the incredible resources around them—people, places, and opportunities—to feed their minds, grow their hearts, and pass it on.  Assumption’s Light the Way Scholarship is awarded to incoming students who utilize their abilities to Light the Way for others. Whether it is community service to help people in need, innovation to improve society, or volunteering to heal our planet, this scholarship recognizes and supports students who positively impact the world in their own meaningful way.  Each year, Assumption College will award up to 50, $25,000 scholarships, renewable all four years.  For more details and application, visit, https://www.assumption.edu/admissions/financial-aid/light-way-scholarship.  Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information.  Deadline:  December 15, 2017.

University of Arizona - The Arizona Excellence award is UA’s merit scholarship opportunity for out-of-state students. Students should apply to UA and submit their official SAT or ACT scores directly from the testing agency to be considered for these awards. While they will continue to award merit aid until May 1, 2018, students should apply sooner rather than later to maximize their eligibility and be reviewed for their highest merit scholarships. Eligibility for the Arizona Excellence Award is based on unweighted, 6th semester GPA in the 16 core courses and official SAT or ACT scores.

2017 New Jersey Rising Scholars Recognition Award - All current high school seniors who are interested in attending any Historically Black College or University (HBCU) and meet the following criteria are eligible:

  • Attend a New Jersey public school (including charter schools and renaissance project schools), private school, or are homeschooled;
  • Have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale or 3.0 or higher on a 4.5 scale.; and
  • Have obtained a Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) score of 900 or above (based on 1600 maximum) or 1250 or above (based on 2400 maximum) or ACT score of 20 or above.

Up to 75 high school seniors will be nominated for selection by a committee consisting of staff from the Amistad Commission and the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE), and the Malcolm Bernard HBCU College Fair of New Jersey. 

Eligible students will be evaluated based on their merit, academic and personal goals, school activities, community service, personal statement, and other significant information such as their desire to become future educators and status as first generation college attendees.     For more information and application, visit http://www.nj.gov/education/amistad/njrs/Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information.  Deadline:  October 23, 2017.

ACT Student Champion Award - Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. 
ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition.  Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply: 

  • A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
  • Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
  • Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.

    Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due December 31, 2017.

    HSC Warranty Scholarship – HSC Warranty is thrilled to announce that they have a scholarship program for 2017/2018.  It requires a video submission, straightforward application and is open to current and future college students.

    Below is some basic applicable information:

    AWARD AMOUNT: $2,000

  • DEADLINE: December 1, 2017

  • Applicant Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States
  • Scholarship payable to the winner who should be living in the United States
  • Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than Winter 2018
  • Winner is not based on financial need
  • Relatives of Home Service Club staff may not enter
  • Home-schooled students may apply so long as your course of study is equivalent to a high school senior
  • Applicants required to submit a video (see scholarship page for details)
  • Applicants required to “like” The Home Service Club’s Facebook page to be considered

You can see detailed instructions here: https://www.hscwarranty.com/scholarship.

AES Engineering - ES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.  Their belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason they are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.  Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility.  You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

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?

Amount of award: $500.00
Submit essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com

There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.

Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.  Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information.  Deadline:   October 6, 2017.

Ron Brown Scholar ProgramThe Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify students who will make significant contributions to society.  Applicants must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential and make an impact on their communities through service to others  https://ronbrowngps.fluidreview.com.   Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information.  Deadline:  November  1, 2017 (Early Consideration) or January 9, 2017 (Regular Deadline).

WACE National Co-Op Scholarship Program This year through their National Co-op Scholarship Program, WACE will award 160 merit scholarships, totaling $4.2 Million.  Students who are admitted to one of the nine institutions listed in the scholarship brochure can apply for one of these scholarships by visiting their website, www.waceinc.org, and completing an online version of the form or by completing and mailing the form included in the scholarship brochure.  Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information.  Deadline February 15, 2018