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Benton High School Scholarship Opportunities

12/7/16

Students can schedule a campus visit and apply to Centenary College by December 31 and visit by February 28 to possibly qualify for a $5,000 per year scholarship.

 

www.centenary.edu/visit

www.centenary.edu/appy

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12/7/16

LSUS Financial Aid Night

January 19, 2017

University Center Theater

6:00-7:00 p.m.

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12/7/16

The Knights of Columbus is in search of a senior Catholic boy and girl who should be recognized and rewarded for leadership and achievement.  Please see attached flyer for more information.  Deadline to apply is January 31, 2017.

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12/7/16

LA Tech will be distributing $500K in College of Business Scholarships to Caddo-Bossier Parish High School Seniors.  Apply online today.  Deadline is March 17, 2017.

 

www.business.latech.edu/current_students/scholarships.htm

 

 

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11/30/16

Internship Opportunity with Mike Johnson's Campaign

*Gain Political Experience

*Build your Resume

 

Roles Include:

  • Campus Organizing

  • Voter Outreach

  • Social Media

  • Phone Banks

  • Block Walks

  • Data Management

*Interns in good standing will qualify for letters of recommendation*

 

Campaign ends December 10, so call/email now.

 

Contact:
Matt Howerton, Youth Director

318-553-3612

Matt@MikeJohnsonForLouisiana.com

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11/29/16

The University of Louisiana Monroe, School of Pharmacy would like to invite Junior and Senior students who have an ACT of 24 or above and who are interested in pharmacy to attend our upcoming event.

 

 

PharmFUTURE Spring 2017

 

DATE: January 20, 2017

TIME: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

PLACE: ULM School of Pharmacy,1800 Bienville Drive, Monroe, LA

 

Registration is FREE: www.ulm.edu/pharmacy/prospective/pharmfuture.html

 

 

 

At this event, students will have the opportunity to learn about exciting careers in pharmacy, receive tips and guidance on how to prepare for their education and career in pharmacy practice, learn about the diverse job opportunities for pharmacists and gain a new perspective about a "day in the life" of a pharmacist. Participants will meet and mingle with our professional students and faculty members while participating in hands on activities and live demonstrations while learning pharmacy skills and techniques.

 

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11/29/16

Louisiana Tech University's College of Business is hosting a College of Business Day in Shreveport-Bossier.  The event will be held on December 15th 5:30-7:00 p.m. at CSRA 1st floor lobby located at 6310 E. Texas Street, Bossier City.  

 

Learn about College of Business eight majors, meet alumni, and hear how Tech will help you excel in the world of business.  Space is limited so reserve your spot quickly.  See Mrs. Abernathy for an informational card if you are interested.

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11/29/16

The ArkLaTex Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) is proud to announce the availability of our High School Senior Scholarships for 2017.  Applicants must be attending a High School in counties/parishes along the I-20 Corridor from East Texas vicinity Marshall, TX east along I-20 through  Northern Louisiana up to and including schools in Ruston, LA and Monroe, LA. We will also consider high schools in Southern Arkansas vicinity Texarkana, AR  and the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts in Natchitoches, LA. 

 

Students must be candidates for graduation in the class of 2017.  Please see the attached documents for eligibility and requirements.  Deadline is 31 January 2017.

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11/29/16

The transition from high school to college can be a rigorous journey, one where preparation is key.  With the application process underway now, we at BestColleges.com wanted to share our guide for students beginning the college application process, a guide that outlines the process from beginning to end!

The key to the application process is preparation and keeping on top of important dates, in our guide we cover this all in great detail, including key pieces:
 

  • Admissions exams
  • Personal statements and entrance essays
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Interviews and campus visits


Our guide is a one-stop location where students can understand, plan, and navigate their way through the college application process.  


http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/undergraduate-application-guide/

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11/9/16
Our school system is included in the membership field at Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union, making our students eligible to apply for scholarships. Deadline to apply is May 15, 2017.  
 
Here's the application link: 
 
 
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11/9/16

Greetings!  I am writing to encourage you to invite your college-bound, minority seniors to apply to the Louisiana State University Summer Scholars Program (SSP), which is an eight-week summer program that prepares high achieving under-represented minority students to make a successful transition from high school to college.  The program is open to 2017 high school graduates who have applied, are eligible for enrollment, and have a commitment to earn their undergraduate degree.  

Summer Scholars makes a lasting impression on all who attend, giving participants the opportunity to become adjusted to the academic, personal, and social challenges they may face as new freshmen.  Participants are required to 
attend Tiger Exploration meetings three times a week during which important topics such as note-taking strategies, time management, stress management, career exploration, critical thinking, personal adjustment, and test-taking strategies are covered.  The weekly meetings with campus faculty, staff and administrators give the participants a head start on the fall semester.  The participants are able to establish their own sense of community before they are joined by more than 5,500 of their fellow freshman classmates in the fall!  

There are tutoring sessions that teach learning strategies and exciting programs on leadership development.  The participants will be enrolled in 6 credit hours.  Enrichment trips have included places, such as the Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum in Hammond, World War II Museum in New Orleans, STENNIS SpaceMuseum, in Stennis Center, MS, and the Brooks Museum of Art and the Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee.

The program awards each accepted student a SCHOLARSHIP  covering tuition, housing, and a meal plan for summer 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017.

APPLICATION AVAILABLE online at www.lsu.edu/ssp under APPLY.

 

 

Complete applications must include all of the following from the student to be considered:

§  A completed Summer Scholars online application coversheet

§  A copy of high school transcripts, including ACT or SAT scores

§  Two letters of recommendation (at least one letter of recommendation should be from a high school representative)

§  A Personal Statement:  This should be autobiographical, and no more than one single-spaced typed page.  It should explain your reason for applying to the Summer Scholars program, as well as choosing LSU, and your course of study/career goals.

 

NOTE: Program participants may be required to cover some LSU fees and additional services, estimated to be as much as $500.  Other expenses such as parking, books, and other incidental charges will be the responsibility of program participants.
 

For more information, please contact me at ayancy@lsu.edu or (225) 578-7465.

 

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11/2/16

C-MASS

CLOTEAL MONROE ANNUAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

 

  1.  C-MASS Scholarships will be awarded yearly in the amount of $ 1,000.00 each.
  2. Students will be allowed to use the Scholarship in any University, College, Technical College, or Beauty School in the United States.
  3. Any student in the Bossier Parish School District will be eligible to apply for the C-MASS Scholarship regardless of race.
  4. The FAFSA along with a copy of the parents' W-2 and Federal Income Tax Return must be submitted as part of the application process and show that the parents’ total income is $ 60,000.00 or less.
  5. No application will be considered if all documents are not attached to the application.
  6. No application will be accepted if it is not turned in by the deadline given on the application.  DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION:  FEBRUARY 16, 2017.  (RETURN TO YOUR COUNSELOR FEBRUARY 9 SO SHE CAN SUBMIT IT TO BPSB OFFICE.)
  7. Selection for the Scholarship will be made by the C-MASS Foundation Board of Trustees.

Students who are applying for the C-MASS Scholarship will need to submit the Income Tax Forms ( to include-Line 7) and FASA that will show the parents total income. The committee must have these documents to allow us to know if each student will meet the income requirement. This is not a board's decision. This criteria was set forth by the late Mrs. Cloteal Monroe . She wanted to lend a helping hand to those students who needed a little more financial support.

 

The C-MASS Applications are due on February 16,2017. The application will not be accepted  if the above information requested  is not included in the application.

 

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10/24/16

Now Open: 2017 GE-Reagan Foundation
Scholarship Program


High school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2017 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships-up to $40,000 total per recipient–and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.


Applications for the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will be accepted online until January 5, 2017. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online at https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/ 

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10/24/16

Scholarship Opportunities

1.  The first scholarship is "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.

2.  The 2nd Scholarship is the "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.

 

3.  The 3rd scholarship was started late last year and is being offered again this year.  "Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.

Sincerely,

Shawn Harrell
PR Manager
Fashion School, Animation Career Review, Online MBA Report

a subsidiary of BGP Site Solutions

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10/24/16

LSU is very excited to announce the new Louisiana Tiger Legacy Scholarships for your seniors this year who will be incoming freshmen entering LSU for fall 2017! Below are the criteria and award amounts:

 

Criteria and Award

·      Residency Requirement: Louisiana resident.

 

·      Legacy Requirement: parent graduated from the LSU Flagship Campus or is currently employed at the LSU Flagship Campus (Baton Rouge.)

 

·      Test Score Requirement(ACT, new SAT, or old SAT): Please see below:

 

 

Award Levels

ACT Composite Minimum

New SAT Total Score Minimum

Old SAT CR+M Score Minimum

Award per Year*

Excellence

28

1310

1250

$1,000

Superior

26

1240

1170

$750

Merit

24

1160

1090

$500

 

* for eight semesters.

This award can be combined with most other LSU scholarships.

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10/20/16

At Home Academy ACT PREP CLasses for DEC 10 ACT begins Nov 5 and Nov 7 - weekend and weekday option. Emailathomeacad@gmail.com for more information. 318-465-6475. Average 4 point increase. For sophomores-seniors. At Home Academy offers private ACT plus private subject tutoring for all subjects to get ready for semester testing. 

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10/4/16

UL Lafayette In-State Freshmen Scholarships

General University scholarships will be awarded through the admissions process.  Minimum eligibility requirements are as follows:

  1.  ACT Composite of 24 or
    1. SAT Composite of 1160 (new SAT) or
    2. SAT Composite of 1090 (old SAT cr+m)
  2.  Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on an unweighted 4.0 scale
  3.  English ACT of 18
  4.  Math ACT of 19

The above requirements must be met by January 31, 2017.  And you must be accepted to UL Lafayette.

 

Go to admissions.louisiana.edu to complete your application.

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9/30/16

High-achieving high school seniors are eligible for this scholarship. Recipients are awarded up to $40,000 per year to complete their bachelor's degree, in addition to opportunities for internships, study abroad, and graduate school funding.

 

http://www.jkcf.org/?utm_campaign=CSP+FY17&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=35155152&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9AvAGPTVr_8GsR4jOfv2qNHW2D4fiqWFk36Khx9pfeC4fhgYHoYkdAtgUsQyaQiTaME8sAsHkI1s9FTDT0Eyz0m2CS5v863VfuToZzUr1gNkcjRO4&_hsmi=35155152

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9/30/16

The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) provides text messages to convey critical college access information to high school seniors. High school seniors who elect to receive text messages will receive reminders of ACT/SAT testing registration deadlines, college application preparation assistance, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion assistance, financial aid/college access information and reminders of fee payment deadlines for college applications, housing applications and orientation applications.

 

Interested seniors can opt-in to the Signal Vine text messaging platform by emailing their name, high school name and cell phone number to LOSFA.SignalVine@la.gov

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9/29/16

FAFSA Becomes Available October 1

 

The 2017-2018 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will become available on October 1, 2016. The FAFSA can be completed by current high school seniors and current college students. The FAFSA acts as the application for federal aid programs including the Pell Grant, Federal Work Study Program, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) and Stafford Loans (subsidized, unsubsidized and parent PLUS loans). The FAFSA also acts as the application for state aid programs including the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) and the Louisiana Go Grant.

 

For more information visit the Department's FAFSA webpage at https://fafsa.ed.gov/ 

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9/22/16

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) has scholarship opportunities for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander college students for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Application opens September 15, 2016.  Deadline is January 11, 2017.  

 

WWW.APIASF.ORG/SCHOLARSHIPS

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9/19/16

The American Musical and Dramatic Academy

The AMDA is accepting applications and holding auditions for enrollment in Los Angeles and New York City for Spring 2017, Summer 2017, and Fall 2017 terms.  The AMDA offers multiple Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in the performing arts and awards more than $10 million in scholarships each year.  Scholarships are awarded based on talent, merit, academic excellence and financial need.  Interested students should call the admissions department at 800-367-7908 or visit amda.edu to learn more about our programs and audition opportunities.

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8/22/16

The 2015-2016 Shreveport Elks Lodge 122 Elks Student of the Month Scholarship program 

The Student of the Month Scholarship contest is open to any and all seniors who wish to enter.  A copy of the application is attached to this post.  You may also pick one up from Mrs. Abernathy in the counselors' office.

 

Please submit only the application for judging. The scholarships will be awarded for the months of August through April. Completed applications should be received at the lodge by the 10th of each month. Awards for August and September will be selected at the end of September. All applications received by September 10th will be eligible for competition for these two months.

 

Each month a $1000 scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding senior boy and senior girl who demonstrate exemplary standards. They should be well rounded with leadership, citizenship, service, and scholarship qualities. These students will be competing with applicants from high schools in the Caddo-Bossier area. All winners will be eligible for the Elk Student of the Year Scholarship (one boy and one girl). The Elk Student of the Year Scholarship winners will be announced at the banquet in May.

 

Send completed forms to the Shreveport Elks Lodge #122, 310 East Preston Street, Shreveport, LA 71105, Attention: Scholarship Committee Chairman. Applications can also be submitted by email to kameeder@comcast.net. 

 

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8/15/16

BPCC has several scholarship opportunities that are talent, performance, or service based. We of course have other scholarships available through the BPCC Foundation and Academic Scholarships, but my main focus is going to be on the ones that run through my department.


All of the scholarships (or tuition waivers as we now call them) that fall under our umbrella require students to be involved in student organizations. Examples would be our choirs, theater group, cheerleading, dance line, mascot, and our service organization, Maroon Jackets. They require a tryout, audition, or interview, but we haven’t received a ton of applications.

 

I want to connect with as many of the schools in our area as possible to help build a relationship with not only the senior counselor but the coaches or advisor/sponsor of each organization that is similar to one of our student organizations here at BPCC that offers a scholarship.

 

Here is a link to all of our student organization “tuition waivers”: http://www.bpcc.edu/studentlife/waivers.html

 

Here is a link to our application:

http://www.bpcc.edu/studentlife/documents/waiverapplication.pdf

*This is an umbrella application. Some may require an additional form or paperwork. These waiver application are turned into my office, and I make copies and distribute them to the advisor or contact person for each organization. Some advisors are housed in different departments (5 are in Communication and Performing Arts, 1 is in HR, and 5 are in my office.) Students can contact the advisors to see if any additional forms are needed, and I try my best to relay that information to the student if something additional is required.

 

And of course, of policies and procedures:

http://www.bpcc.edu/studentlife/documents/waiverpolicyandprocedure.pdf

 

I can also put you in contact with our BPCC Foundation if you would like, so you can discuss their opportunities for scholarships. Here is a list of their scholarship opportunities: http://www.bpcc.edu/foundation/scholarships/scholarships.html

**Again these scholarships run through the Foundation, NOT through our office. I am mainly promoting the scholarships that run through our Student Life Office**

 

 

Tiffany Sandifer

Program Coordinator

Office of Student Life

Bossier Parish Community College

6220 East Texas Street

Bossier City, LA 71111

www.bpcc.edu

tsandifer@bpcc.edu

(Ph.) 318.678.6597

(Fax) 318.678.6415

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