Senior September News
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Wednesday, September 06, 2017

SENIOR COLLEGE/ SCHOLARSHIP INFO

 

Sign up to receive senior text messages: Text @b60ee to 81010

Join Mrs. G’s Google Classroom for Senior Information:  20cngb7

Please feel free to set up an appointment with Mrs. G!  

PROBE College Fair-   September 28      Trip is 5$.   See Mrs. G for permissions forms

Go to the following website to register for a barcode to make it easier for colleges to share info with you: https://register.gotocollegefairs.com/Registration/Registration

 

Notre Dame High School College Fair

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

6:30p -8:00p

2701 Vermont Avenue

Chattanooga, TN 37404

 

University of Georgia Early Action Deadline October 15th

 

Georgia Tech Early Action deadline October 15th

 

COLLEGE VISITS

Shorter University- September 27    Media Center Visit   9:30- 10:30 am  

 

Kennesaw State University-   Coming in September

 

Jacksonville State University-    October 3rd   Media Center   10:00

 

Brenau University- Coming in September

 

Georgia Apply to College Day-   Date TBA in  November

 

FAFSA Completion Day- Date  TBA  in November

 

2017–2018 ACT Test Dates

 

www.actstudent.org                                 LFO SCHOOL CODE: 112612

 

 

2017–2018 SAT Test Dates

www.collegeboard.com            School Code: 112612

                    

Test Date

Registration

Late Registration

Multiple Choice Scores Available

August 26, 2017

July 28, 2017

August 16, 2017

September 15, 2017

October 7, 2017

September 8, 2017

September 27, 2017

October 20-26, 2017

November 4, 2017

October 6, 2017

October 25, 2017

November 17-23, 2017

December 2, 2017

November 3, 2017

November 22, 2017

December 15-21, 2017

March 10, 2018

February 9, 2018

February 28, 2018

March 23-29, 2018

May 5, 2018

April 6, 2018

April 25, 2018

May 18-24, 2018

June 2, 2018

May 3, 2018

May 23, 2018

July 11, 2018

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Mary Ellen Locher Foundation Scholarship

http://www.melfoundation.org/#/scholarships/scholarship-information

1.      Given to children of breast cancer patients, either survivors or deceased.

2.      Must live within a 50 mile radius of Chattanooga, TN.

3.      Minimum GPA of 2.5

 

The Gates Scholarship

www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

1.      Must be a high school senior from at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indiance/ Alaska Native, Asian and Pacofic Islander American, and/or Hispanic American

2.      Must be Pell Grant Eligible and have a 3.3 GPA

3.      Deadline is September 15, 2017

 

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

http://www.odenzascholarships.com

1.      Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on September 30th, 2017

2.      Submit answers to essay questions found on the application

3.      Have at least one full year of post- secondary studies remaining at the time of the award (current High School Students are also eligible)

4.      Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater

5.      Deadline September 30, 2017

 

Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship

http://www.wendysheisman.com

1.   Seniors who excel in academics and are involved in their community and extracurricular activities.

2.   Must participate in at least one of the 32 sports sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools

3.   Deadline for submission October 2, 2017 BUT submission applications must be reviewed and confirmed by school representative so please put the reviewers email information in correctly.

 

AES Scholarship

www.aesenginneers.com/scholarships.htm

1.      $500 scholarship

2.      Deadline is October 7, 2017

3.      Essay required

 

National Young Arts Foundation

www.youngarts.org/apply

1.      Are you an actor, dancer, filmmaker, designer, musician, photographer, singer, songwriter or writer?

2.      Cash awards up to $10,000. More than $150 million in scholarships.

3.      Deadline to apply October 13, 2017

 

Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship Program

www.horatioalger.org/scholarships

1.      Must demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)

2.      Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

3.      Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

4.      2.0 GPA and be a United States citizen

5.      Deadline to apply October 25, 2017

 

 

2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award

www.spirit.prudential.com/awards

1.      Win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C, next May!

2.      Are you making a difference through Volunteer?

3.      Deadline to apply November 7, 2017

 

Jacksonville State University 2018-2019 Scholarships

www.jsu.edu/scholarships

1.      Academic scholarships start at 23+ ACT or 1100+ SAT and 3.0 GPA

2.      Scholarship deadline is February 1, 2018

 

HOPE SCHOLARSHIP

In order to qualify for the HOPE Scholarship, a student’s final GPA must be 3.0 or higher and the student must have taken at least 4 courses of academic rigor. The complete list of courses that count towards academic rigor can be found on the GAfutures website under HOPE information and on the LFO website. You can check your current HOPE GPA at gafutures.org

 

 FINANCIAL AID

Applications for financial aid will be available beginning October 2017 at www.fafsa.gov. 2016 income tax information must be completed before you mail these forms. A FAFSA completion day will be held in the media center for students and parents in November.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

In order to qualify for the purple community service cord, seniors must have completed 200 community service hours. Forms are available in the guidance office.

 

HELPFUL WEBSITES

 

www.gafutures.org        Check your HOPE GPA online, apply to College, explore colleges and careers, and send your transcript to colleges in Georgia through this website.

 

www.cappex.com

 

www.zinch.com

 

www.chegg.com

 

www.scholarships.com

 

www.schoolsoup.com

 

www.fastweb.com

 

www.fafsa.ed.gov

 

www.finaid.org

 

www.college-solutions.com

 

www.college-scholarships.com

 

www.scholarshipguidance.com

 

ACT Study:  www.36university.com

 

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/

 

 

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