Senior Scholarship Opportunities
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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College/ Scholarship Information

 

Send your transcript to any college in Georgia electronically through www.gafutures.org See Mrs. G in you don’t know your password/ log in

 

APPLY for Financial Aid now by completing the FAFSA!!!

Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov and find out how much you are eligible to receive.

 

ACT Training

 

www.36university.com/chattanooga

Hamilton Place YMCA

Cost: $50

Call 423-505-8558 for more information

 

SCHOLARSHIPS- MARCH 2017

Chattanooga Coca-Cola Centennial Scholarship

http://www.cfgc.org/Websites/cfgc/images/coca%20cola%20application17.pdf

1.      Must have a 2.7 GPA and have completed the FAFSA

2.      Due Friday, March 24, 2017

3.      Applications also in the Guidance office

4.      Winners from the Hamilton county/ North Georgia area

 

Catoosa Retired Educators Scholarship

1.       Applications in Mrs. G’s office in Guidance.

2.       Must be planning on majoring in education

3.       Due March 25th

4.       Essay, Resume page, transcript, and Letter of reference required.

 

Blood Assurance/ Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship

http://www.bloodassurance.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/ScholarshipApplication.pdf

1.      Due March 31st, 2017

2.      $1,500 Scholarship

3.      Must have a B average and a 20 on the ACT or a 1100 on the SAT

4.      Financial need is considered

5.      Must write a detailed marketing plan for a new blood drive

6.      Two letters of recommendation, ACT/SAT scores required

 

2017 Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship

http://www.cbaofga.com/hester-scholarship1.html

1. $1,000 award to seniors entering college in the fall of 2016

2. Must submit applications through CBA member bank (see website for list)

3. Must contact member bank and write essay

4. Application deadline Monday, April 3, 2017

 

Better Business Bureau Scholarship

http://www.bbb.org/chattanooga/

1.       Essay of 500 words or less on “The importance of ethics in business and our community”

2.       Criteria is based on 20% Leadership, 20% Community Service, 10% Academic, Essay 50%

3.       Due April 7, 2017

4.       $1,000Scholarship awarded in the Southeast TN and Northwest Georgia area

 

Evitt Foundation Scholarship

evittfoundation.org

1.      The Evitt Foundation is offering three $1,000 scholarships in Catoosa County

2.      Application deadline is April 24

 

                                    David Skinner/ Georgia Development Authority Scholarship

1.       $1,500 for students interested in studying Agriculture or Agriculture related field

2.       Due May 1, 2017

3.       See Mrs. G in guidance for application

 

Miller and Mixon Scholarship

www.millarandmixon.com/scholarships

1.      Due May 1, 2017

 

SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes

www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweepstakes

1. (30) $500 scholarships awarded toward education at college or university

2. Open to high school seniors and current undergraduates

3. Free to enter and not based on GPA or financial need

4. 2 winners randomly chosen every two weeks until May 12, 2017

 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

www.abbottandfenner.com.scholarships.htm

1.       Submit an esay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the website

 

Law Office of Nancy Cavey Scholarship

www.caveylaw.com/scholarship

            Deadline: August 1, 2017

            Scholarship Amount: $1,000

            Minimum GPA: 3.0

                                          

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship

www.vivint.com/scholarship

1.       Applicants must submit a video and be planning on majoring in one of the eligible majors.

2.       Due September 2017

 

 

 

Other useful websites for Scholarship and Financial Aid information

www.cappex.com

 

www.zinch.com

 

www.studentaid.com

 

www.schoolsoup.com

 

www.fastweb.com

 

 www.fafsa.ed.gov

 

www.finaid.org

 

Campus Visits

 

Valdosta State University www.valdosta.edu/admissions/

 

            Campus tours are offered twice daily Mon-Friday (by Appointment)

 

Dalton State College https://www.daltonstate.edu/admissions/campus-tour.cms

 

            Information Sessions and Tours every Wednesday @ 2:00

 

            Call 706-272-4436 for more information

 

Kennesaw State University http://visit.kennesaw.edu/info.php

 

For reservation call 770-423-6500

 

University of Georgia

 

            Campus Tours Monday- Friday 8:00a - 5:00p, select Saturdays 9:30a – 3:00p for reservations call the visitor center @ 706-542-0842 or http://visit.uga.edu/index.php/plan/tours/

 

College Application Timeline

 

ü  March

 

ü  Some admissions decisions arrive this month. Read everything you receive carefully, as some of it may require action on your part.

 

ü  April

 

ü  Most admissions decisions and financial aid award letters arrive this month. Read everything you receive carefully, as some of it may require action on your part.

 

ü  Make a final decision, and mail the enrollment form and deposit check to the school you select before May 1 (the enrollment deadline for most schools).

 

ü  Notify each of the schools to which you were accepted that you will not be attending in writing so that your spot can be freed up for another student.

 

ü  On the waiting list? Contact the admissions office and let them know of your continued interest in the college and update them on your spring semester grades and activities.

 

ü  May

 

ü  AP Exams are administered. Make sure your AP score report is sent to your college.

 

ü  Study hard for final exams. Most admissions offers are contingent on your final grades.

Thank your counselor, teachers, coaches, and anyone else who wrote you recommendations or otherwise

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