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Olton High School Student Opportunities

 

                       Olton High School 

              Student Opportunities 2019-2020
 

       

Grade(s)

Opportunity

Amount

Due Date

10,11,12

YOUNGARTS
Artists, musicians, writers, performers, filmmakers, leaders, dreamers...

Apply to:  youngarts.org/competition

up to $10,000  
 

AMDA - The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (New York & Los Angeles

amda.edu

   
9, 10, 11, 12

Lubbock ISD College and Career Night

Texas Tech - United Spirit Arena   5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
100 colleges, universities, and technical institutes

  10/7/2019
9,10,11,12

Swisher Electric Cooperative Government-In-Action Youth Tour Contest

Entry due 10/3 by 5:00 p.m.
Contest is Monday, October 7th @ 7:00 p.m.
Must be 16 yrs old by June, 2019
See Mrs. Martin for a packet.

FREE TRIP TO WASHINGTON DC 10/7/2019
       
9, 10, 11, 12

Olton High School College & Career Night

6:15 - 7:30 - Visit with college, career, and military representatives

7:30 - Financial Aid Presentation

  10/28/2018
12

Horatio Alger Scholarship

scholars.horatioalger.org

$6,000 - $25,000 10/25/2018
       
12

ENMU Senior Preview Day - November 2nd

www.enmu.edu/SrPreviewDay 
Register by October 30th

  11/2/2019
9,10,11,12

2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Have you participated in community service activities?  Fill out an application at spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit

$1,000 11/5/2019
9, 10, 11, 12

ACT Registration Deadline for December 14th Test

See Mrs. Martin for registration materials; actstudent.org 

Juniors & Seniors - see Mrs. Martin for information regarding fee waivers

Practice for Free with ACT Academy; act.org/academy

  11/8/2019
11, 12

Wayland Baptist University

Gold Rush (November 8th)

Our annual fall preview event gives you the chance to sit-in on classes, meet professors and administrators, interview for scholarships, apply for admission (with having your application fee waived) and financial aid, secure housing, try-out for athletic teams, audition for music and fine arts opportunities and learn all about the WBU Pioneer spirit!

https://www.wbu.edu/admissions/visit/gold-rush.htm

Cost  $10 11/8/2019
12

SPC Pre-Registration Day for Math, Computer Science, and Engineering Majors Only

In conjunction with our Mathematics department, we are participating in a college-wide Advising Day on Friday Nov. 8th for students who plan to major in Math, Engineering and Computer Science on the Levelland Campus. Any high school senior with a STEM endorsement is welcome to attend, if they are planning to major in Math, Engineering or Computer Science.

If your student(s) cannot attend our Advising Day on Friday Nov. 8th, we would be happy to set up a meeting with them on YOUR campus.

If your students would like to attend, please RSVP with  jbatenhorst@southplainscollege.edu

See Mrs. Martin for more information

  11/8/2019
12

Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers

RaisingTexasTeachers.org

$8,000 x 4 yrs.  
12

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

US citizen; attend public high school located in a county with fewer than 50,000 residents; senior; 3.75 cumulative GPA or higher; 24 or higher on ACT or 1,150 on SAT; 4 year college; must work 240 hours prior to start of each year of college; FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500

www.hsfmo.org

$48,000 11/15/2019
       
12

West Texas A&M University Scholarships

Early Action Date  www.wtamu.edu/scholarships

  12/1/2019
9, 10, 11, 12

Take Care of Texas Video Contest

Students film a 30-second video that shows positive ways to Take Care of Texas. The students that submit the best videos can win great prizes, awarded by the contest sponsor, Waste Management of Texas, Inc.

http://takecareoftexas.org/teens/2019-take-care-of-texas-video-contest-here

$2,500.00

 

12/6/2019
9, 10, 11, 12

Lamb County Soil and Water Conservation District

Essay Contest - "Where would we BEE without Pollinators?"
Click HERE for more info and an entry form or see Mrs. Martin.

Kyla Tolbert, Lamb County SWCD Clerk, 2431 S Farwell, Littlefield, TX 79339  Phone:  806-385-4044 ext. 3

  1/21/2020
9, 10, 11, 12

ACT Registration Deadline for February 8th Test

See Mrs. Martin for registration materials; actstudent.org 

Juniors & Seniors - see Mrs. Martin for information regarding fee waivers

Practice for Free with ACT Academy; act.org/academy

  1/10/2020
12

Providian Medical Equipment

https://www.providianmedical.com/providian-medical-scholarship/

$500 1/15/2019
12

Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) in affiliation with the Texas Engineering Foundation (TEF)

Senior; US citizen; 3.0 or higher GPA; SAT (620 math, 580 in reading & writing) or ACT (29 in math and a 25 in English); interested in a career in engineering; attend an ABET-accredited university (see www.abet.org)

www.tspe.org - Programs/Scholarships 
See Mrs. Martin for more info.

  1/18/2019
12

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library Foundation - Profile in Courage Essay Contest

https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest/registration-and-submission

$10,000 1/18/2019
9,10,11,12

StudentCam Documentary Competition

http://www.studentcam.org/

$5,000 1/20/2019
10, 11, 12

Lamb County Electric Cooperative - 2020 Government-in-Action Youth Tour Interview Contest

Contest is Sunday, February 2nd at 2:00 p.m.

See Mrs. Martin for an application or https://www.lcec.coop/content/youth-tour-2020

Free Trip 1/24/2020
9, 10, 11, 12

 

   
9,10,11,12

Digital Responsibility - Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship

$1,000 1/30/2019
12

Baylor University - Carr P. Collins Scholars Program

baylor.edu/admissions/CarrPCollins

  1/31/2020
9,10,11,12

Niche.com $2,000 "No Essay" College Scholarship

https://www.niche.com

$2,000 1/31/2019
9,10,11,12

I Have a Dream Scholarship

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/i-have-a-dream-scholarship/application

$1,500 1/31/2019
12

Texas Student Housing Scholarship

Scholarship open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton that have NOT signed off-campus housing leases.

See Mrs. Martin for an application.

  1/31/2020
12

West Texas A&M University Scholarships

Priority Deadline  www.wtamu.edu/scholarships

  2/1/2020
       
12

West Texas A&M University CAMP Scholarship

See Mrs. Martin for an application

$4,160 2/1/2019
12

GenTX Scholarship

www.SouthPlainsGenTX.org

  2/2/2019
9,10,11,12

Texas Tech University - Early Dedication to Medical Education (EDME)

For any high school student who is interested in medicine and would like to pursue a career as a physician.

Session #5 – Monday, February 11th will be over Cardiology with Dr. Scott Shurmur, Division Chief of Cardiology and Associate Professor for the School of Medicine at TTUHSC.

If your students are interested in attending please have them RSVP on our website J

https://www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/admissions/early-dedication-to-medical-education.aspx

  2/8/2018
11, 12

Lions Club District 2T2 Opportunities for Youth Contest  (10 a.m. February 29th at St. Luke's Methodist Church in Lubbock)

Diabetes Awareness Essay Contest

Drug Awareness Speech Contest

Outstanding Youth Awaard

http://e-district.org/sites/2t2/

$1,000 2/7/2020
12

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA, or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited four-year university in the fall of the desired scholarship year
  • Submit a FAFSA or State-based financial aid forms (if applicable)

To get started today, visitHSF.net and create your MyHSF profile. 

$500 - $5,000 2/15/2020
11, 12

New Mexico Military Institute Open House

Learn more about NMMI and tour the campus

Visit www.nmmi.edu to register

  2/15/2020
12

WACE National Co-op Scholarship Program

Must apply to one of the partner institutions...see www.waceinc.org

  2/15/2019
12

South Plains College Senior Sneak Preview

Tour the campus, Meet faculty & students, Learn about college life, Live music and free food, Explore careers, Plan your future, Friends & family session

Giving away $5,000 in scholarships

Register at https://www.southplainscollege.edu/seniorsneak/index.php

  2/21/2020
9, 10, 11, 12

ACT Registration Deadline for April 4th Test

See Mrs. Martin for registration materials; actstudent.org 

Juniors & Seniors - see Mrs. Martin for information regarding fee waivers

Practice for Free with ACT Academy; act.org/academy

  2/28/2020
12

Junior League of Lubbock Volunteer Service Award Scholarship

Senior; female; commitment to volunteerism in her community

https://members.jllubbock.com/?nd=vms_public_form&form_id=59

$2,500 2/28/2020
12

TxDOT Conditional Grant Program

Students pursuing a degree in civil engineering or a department-approved operational business discipline; Texas public or private 4-yr institution

The application may be downloaded at:  http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/hrd/cgp-application.pdf , completed and mailed to the address below.

Texas Department of Transportation
HRD/Employment Opportunities/CGP
125 East 11th Street
Austin, TX  78701-2483

$6,000 2/28/2019
12

Southwest EMS Academy - Earn your EMS Certification Online

www.southwestemsacademy.com

   
11

College Board Opportunity Scholarships

https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM114597-&rid=30601591

$40,000  
12

NTS Communications Scholarship

See Mrs. Martin for an application or click HERE.

 www.ntscom.com/scholarship

$2,000 Must be received by 3/6/2020
11

QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program

Scholarships and awards for outstanding high school juniors from low-income backgrounds

www.questbridge.org

  3/24/2020
12

Capital Farm Credit

Sr; attending vocational or technical school, college, or university; B average; Must demonstrate tentative educational plan and goals related to fields in agriculture, education, or natural resources (may include ag communications, ag economics/business, ag education, wildlife or ranch management

See Mrs. Martin for an application or click HERE

$1,000 4/1/2020
12

Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship

Parent or legal guardian must be a current member of South Plains Telephone Cooperative (If your telephone number begins with the following numbers, you might be eligible:  245, 262, 297, 328, 649, 657, 697, 757, 829, 842, 863, 864, 873, 879, 889, and 895)

Senior; US citizen; college or trade school; C or above GPA; interest to return to a rural community after graduating from college

Go to:  https://www.frs.org/programs/youth-programs/scholarship  Click "FRS Scholarship Application Information"  Read the guidelines. Go to FRS.org/student to apply.

$2,500 3/6/2020
12

Amarillo College Foundation Scholarship Program

www.actx.edu/foundation/scholarships

$700-$3,000

 

3/1/2019
12

J. E. Pietzsch Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship for dependents of active duty and honorably discharged veterans.

Click HERE or see Mrs. Martin for an application.

  3/1/2019
12

Swisher Electric Scholarship

Scholarships are available to active Swisher Electric Cooperative members' immediate family, SEC employees and their immediate families

Students do not have to live in the county; they may live in town but their family may farm or ranch and have an active meter with Swisher Electric.

www.swisherelectric.coop

$2,000 Must be received by 2/28/2020
12

Golden Spread Electric Cooperative Directors' Memorial Scholarship

Senior; plan to attend college, university, or trade school; Parent or guardian must be a member of one of the 16 rural electric cooperatives which Golden Spread serves (Lamb County Electric, Swisher Electric, etc)

www.gsec.coop/Public/Community/Scholarship.aspx 
See Mrs. Martin for an application.

$2,000 3/1/2020
12

South Plains College Scholarship 

https://www.southplainscollege.edu/admission-aid/paying-for-school/scholarships.php

  3/2/2020
12

South Plains Closing the Gaps P-20 Council Scholarship  (award 50 $1,000 scholarships)

Minimum GPA of 3.5 on high school transcript through Dec 2018; Acceptance to a 2 or 4 year higher education institution in Texas; Recipient must submit letter of acceptance from selected college by April 1, 2019 after advised of selection; Recipient must attend recognition event in Lubbock in May; Recipient must complete Scholarship Agreement & provide academic progress

https://www.southplainsgentx.org/2019-scholarship-application.html

$1,000 3/13/2019
12

TREWA (Texas Rural Electric Women's Association) Scholarship 

Current TREWA member (can become member now); Applicant or applicant's parent or guardian must also be a current member or an employee of a Texas electric cooperative; senior; planning to attend college, university or trade school

www.trewa.org  See Mrs. Martin for an application.

$1,500 3/13/2020
9, 10, 11, 12

Doodle for Google

Theme "When I grow up, I hope..."

doodle4google.com or see Mrs. Martin for more information

$30,000 3/18/2019
12

Texas Telephone Association Foundation

US Citizen; senior; 3.75 GPA or higher; 6 scholarships will be awarded

See Mrs. Martin or Click HERE for an application. Turn in application to Mrs. Martin by 3/20/2019

$2,000 3/20/2019
10, 11, 12

Eastern New Mexico University - Open House

Saturday, March 21st; Open to sophomore, juniors, and seniors (register by March 19)

www.enmu.edu/OpenHouse

  3/21/2020
       
12

Wayland Baptist University

Big Weekend (March 27-28)

  3/27/2020
11, 12

New Mexico Military Institute Open House

Learn more about NMMI and tour the campus

Visit www.nmmi.edu to register

  3/28/2020
9, 10, 11

Sam Houston State University
Criminal Justice Summer Camp 2019

shsu.edu/cjsummer

  3/29/2019
9, 10, 11, 12

Don't Mess With Texas K-12 Art Contest 

Texas High School Seniors who have taken leadership roles to prevent litter in their schools and communities. Submissions will be judged on student submissions detailing creative and sustainable solutions to litter problems.

Art Contest Rules & Eligibility

Keep Texas Beautiful

dontmesswithtexas.org

  4/24/2020
12

Burch-Settoon Scholarship

GPA - unweighted 3.5; see Mrs. Martin for more information

www.csascholars.org/burch

  3/30/2020
11

College Board Opportunity Scholarships

https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM129903-&rid=47180665

up to $40,000  
12

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Sr; 3.0 GPA on 4 pt scale; US Citizen

"What makes you an achiever?"

https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

$2,500 3/31/2019
12 WTAMU Buff Promise FAFSA deadline   4/15/2020
12

Five Area Telephone Cooperative and West Plains Telecommunications, Inc. Scholarship

Senior; student must be in the immediate family  or a dependent of an active Five Area/West Plains customer who is receiving landline telephone service from Five Area/West Plains (285-xxxx). Cellular phone service does not qualify for scholarship eligibility.

See Mrs. Martin for an application. Applications must be turned in to the Five Area business office by the end of the day on April 15, 2019 to be considered.

$2,000 4/24/2020
12

South Plains Telephone Cooperative Scholarships

Parent or legal guardian must be a current member of South Plains Telephone Cooperative (If your telephone number begins with the following numbers, you might be eligible:  245, 262, 297, 328, 649, 657, 697, 757, 829, 842, 863, 864, 873, 879, 889, and 895)

See Mrs. Martin for an application or click:
Eligibility     Application

$1,500 4/13/2020
12

Lamb County Electric Cooperative

Senior; plan to attend college or university in Texas; must be child of a Lamb County Electric Cooperative member who has been a member for one year prior to 4/15/2020

For scholarship information, click on the following link  www.lcec.coop   See Mrs. Martin for an application

$1,500 4/15/2020
12

Lamb County Farm Bureau - Lilburn Bales Memorial Scholarship

Parent or legal guardian - member of Lamb County Farm Bureau for a minimum of 2 years

Pick up an application from Mrs. Martin or click HERE

$1,500 4/17/2020
 

Congressional Art Competition

Winning student's work will hang in the Capitol Building for a year; win air fare to Washington DC and a chance to meet Congressman Arrington and tour the Capitol Building.

http://www.house.gov/content/educate/art_competition/

  4/22/2018
11, 12

New Mexico Military Institute Open House

Learn more about NMMI and tour the campus

Visit www.nmmi.edu to register

  4/25/2020
11

College Board Opportunity Scholarships

https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM129903-&rid=47180665

up to $40,000  
12

Lois' Legacy Memorial Scholarship

Female; senior; 3.75 GPA or  higher

See Mrs. Martin or click HERE for an application

Must attend scholarship banquet on May 4th to be eligible.

$1,000 4/26/2019
12

The Ryan Earl Brooks Memorial Scholarship

Male; senior; 3.75 GPA or  higher

See Mrs. Martin or click HERE for an application

Must attend scholarship banquet on May 4th to be eligible.

$1,000 4/26/2019
12

The Brylon Bradic and Alton Jackson Sr. Memorial Athletes Scholarship

Student athlete; senior; 3.75 GPA or  higher

See Mrs. Martin or click HERE for an application

Must attend scholarship banquet on May 4th to be eligible.

$1,000 4/26/2019
12

W.B. Dickenson Memorial Scholarship

Senior; member of the Olton 4-H Club, Olton FFA, or a member of a vocational program at OHS

See Mrs. Martin or Click HERE for an application

$500 4/30/2019
12

Olton Masonic Lodge Scholarship

Two scholarships will be awarded

See Mrs Martin for an application or click here

$500 4/30/2019
12

Hale County Farm Bureau

All Hale County Farm Bureau members, or students whose parents or legal guardians have been members for one year prior to March 1, 2019 are eligible to apply.

See Mrs. Martin for an application or click HERE

$1,500 4/30/2019
12

Texas Tech Alumni Association Scholarships

www.texastechalumni.org
See Mrs. Martin for more info.

  4/30/2019
       
10, 11

Lamb County Farm Bureau - Texas Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Conference

June 10-14, 2019 at Tarleton State University

Must possess good character, desire to enhance your leadership skills, and rank in the upper 30% of your class.

See Mrs. Martin for more information or contact Lamb County Farm Bureau at 806-579-2489

$6,000

$3,000

$2,000

$1,500

5/2/2019
12

Dodson/Lokey Art Scholarship

3.5 GPA; intend to pursue a career in an art related field (visual art, art education, graphic design, etc. - see Mrs. Martin with questions)

Click HERE or see Mrs. Martin for an application.

$3,000 5/2/2019
12

Dodson/Lokey Science Scholarship

3.5 GPA; intend to pursue a career in a science related field (medical, engineering, biotechnology, environmental science, or other science related program (see Mrs. Martin with any questions))

Click HERE or see Mrs. Martin for an application.

$3,000 5/2/2019
12

Dodson/Lokey General Scholarship

3.5 GPA; any career field

Click HERE or see Mrs. Martin for an application.

$3,000 5/2/2019
12

Shane Barnett Memorial Scholarship

Senior; current 4H or FFA Member (not limited to stock show participants); attending technical school, college or university

See Mrs. Martin or Click HERE for an application

$750 5/2/2019
9, 10, 11, 12

ACT Registration Deadline for June 13 Test

See Mrs. Martin for registration materials; actstudent.org 

Juniors & Seniors - see Mrs. Martin for information regarding fee waivers

Practice for Free with ACT Academy; act.org/academy

  5/8/2020
12

Lamb County Soil & Water Conservation District
2019 Scholarship Essay Contest

Minimum 500 Word Essay on the Topic:  "Five Basic Principles of Increasing Soil Health"  Click HERE or see Mrs. Martin for an entry form

$500

5/13/2019

 

12

Weisinger Law Scholarship

To apply for this scholarship you will need to get involved in your community. Pay attention to the different non-profits, schools, shelters, or anywhere else that you can think of that could use your service and then decide on one to donate your time and efforts to. We want to hear how you made a difference in your community by volunteering, gathering donations, or offering other services. The more thoughtful and involved you are, the more likely you are to be chosen as the recipient of the Weisinger Law Scholarship. You will need to write a 500 word essay explaining why you choose the community involvement route that you did, as well as share pictures of the experience.

https://weisingerlawfirm.com/scholarship/

$1,000

May 31, 2020

12

Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship

3.0 GPA; proof of enrollment to an accredited college/university; more info at link below...

http://hbolawfirm.com/law-justice-scholarship/

$750 5/31/2019
12

Horatio Alger Association - National Career & Technical Scholarship Program

enroll in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall 2019; demonstrate financial need (Pell Grant eligible); US citizen

application.horatioalger.org ...for more information, visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/

$2,500 6/15/2019
9, 10, 11, 12

ACT Registration Deadline for July 18th Test

See Mrs. Martin for registration materials; actstudent.org 

Juniors & Seniors - see Mrs. Martin for information regarding fee waivers

Practice for Free with ACT Academy; act.org/academy

  6/19/2020
12

The Beacon Scholarship for Rural America

Senior; planning to attend college; 3.0 GPA; live in a rural area and meet low-income criteria

https://carrot-top.com/beacon-scholarship

$1,000 6/30/2019
12

Women in Business Scholarship

Must be undergraduate student pursuing a career in business

https://www.expomarketing.com/scholarship/

$1,000 12/1/2019
12

Six Star Pro Nutrition Scholarship Award

3.0 GPA; exemplify leadership in athletics, academics, and community service

Click HERE to apply.

$15,000 4/30/2018
9, 10, 11, 12

It's Really All About the Education 

"How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?" (250 words or less)

Click HERE for more information.

$3,000 4/30/2018
12

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation

TILF provides scholarships to students who participate in UIL academic and music competitions. Student MUST compete at the state level in a UIL academic contest AND must plan to attend a Texas college or university.  www.tilfoundation.org

$500 - $20,000 5/11/2018
12

Accuplan Scholarship

Senior; submit a video

https://www.accuplan.net/scholarship-promo.htm

$2,000 5/31/2018
12

V2 Scholarship Program

Click HERE for Official Rules and more info

$3,000
$2,000
$1,000

5/31/2018
12

mikeroweWORKS Foundation 
2018 Work Ethic Scholarship Program

For plumbers, carpenters, electricians, welders, auto-technicians, and anyone getting trained for skilled jobs; demonstrate strong work ethic

http://profoundlydisconnected.com/scholarship/

$ 6/4/2018
       
12

Citizens Bank Undergraduate Scholarship

"If you had $100,000 to spend, how would you use it to impact your community?" (250 words or less)

Click HERE to apply

$2,500 8/1/2018
10, 11, 12

CouponsPlusDeals Scholarship

16 yrs of age or older; US Students

Click HERE for information.

$3,000 12/31/2018

wellsfargo.com/getcollegeready

"Credits Before College" - this has a really extensive overview of AP and even how to earn extra credits while in college
https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/credits-before-college/

Credit by Exam - http://www.depts.ttu.edu/k12/programs/testing/cbe/

bigfuture.org - Free college planning tool

ycg.org - YouCanGo! 

http://baylor.edu/admissions/CarrPCollins

CollegeXpress.com

https://www.unigo.com/ 

https://www.collegefactual.com/majors

raise.me - start earning micro-scholarships from over 200+ colleges....sign up for FREE

Cappex.com  With our brand new Careers and Majors Quiz, students can take a simple personality assessment that points them in a few general directions. We use their interests, likes, and skills to help them choose a major and potential career that's right for them. They can even see which schools offer the degrees they're matched with.   www.cappex.com/colleges/majors

www.opportunityplan.com - student loans

www.axa-achievement.com AXA Achievement

www.AIE.org  Adventures in Education  public service website dedicated to helping students achieve their higher education and career goals.

Texas Financial Aid Information Center (1-888-311-8881) www.TG.org/tfaic - free hotline to answer questions about college admission and financial aid; in English and Spanish

www.NextStepU.com  offers college information and chance to win FREE TUITION

www.texascollegeandcareer.org college options, academic and financial preparation for college, higher education admissions and career research

MyFuture.com 

http://www.collegemajors101.com/ 

GenTX.org

http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/ 

CompareCollegeTX.com 

www.txccrsc.org - online college and career readiness resource center

Sam Houston State University Department of Art - Graphic Design, Studio Art, Photography, Animation; shsu.edu/see/art

MyMajors.com - Find a Major, Find a College, Find a Career

www.careercruising.com - oltonhs; texas

www.utsystem.edu/seekut

Scholarship Search

College Board Opportunity Scholarships https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM114597-&rid=30601591

www.PPSLC.com - Panhandle Plains Student Loan Center

https://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/ 

www.fastweb.com

www.aie.org/scholarships

www.scholarships.com   (APPS for phones www.scholarships.com/iphone   www.scholarships.com/android )
studentscholarships.org
bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

www.opportunityplan.com  educational loans and scholarships

MyMajors.com  - Find a major, find a college, find a career, find scholarships

CollegeXpress.com college search, scholarship search, articles and advice

http://www.college-scholarships.com - college admission, college life, career schools, scholarships, and financial aid

http://www.college-scholarships.com/texas.htm - Texas colleges, community colleges, career schools

http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm - list of 60 FREE scholarship search sites

http://www.college-scholarships.com/learning_disabilities.htm - list of colleges with comprehensive programs for students with learning disabilities

http://www.college-scholarships.com/online_college_GPA_calculator.htm - online GPA calculator

https://www.discoverbusiness.us/resources/accounting-degree-scholarships/

https://www.discoverbusiness.us/resources/business-degree-scholarships/

 

SAT Test Review

http://www.mometrix.com/academy/sat-test/

 

Job Opportunities

Western Implement - see Mrs. Martin for information

Southwest EMS Academy - Earn your EMS Certification Online   www.southwestemsacademy.com

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Officer & non-correctional job opportunities - www.tdcj.texas.gov ; See Mrs. Martin for more information.

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps - 10 months; travel, learn valuable skills such as leadership and team building, help communities
        Receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,645 to help pay for college  AmeriCorps.gov/nccc

Xcel Energy - Line Worker, Meter Reader, Call Center, Engineers and other areas - interested in high school graduates and college students who want to stay in their communities for current and future jobs. See Mrs. Martin for more information.   jobs.xcelenergy.com

West Texas Electrical JATC - registered apprenticeship program that offers extensive training to qualified individuals while they work and earn a living; See Mrs. Martin for more information

 

Summer Programs

Adelphi University - Pre-College Program; students entering junior and senior year; Garden City, NY; cost includes a 3-credit course, housing, meals and activities such as a Broadway show;  precollege.adelphi.edu  See Mrs. Martin for more info.

Cornell University Summer College Programs for High School Students  summercollege.cornell.edu   (Apply by 5/1/2020)

University of Alabama Early College Program - sophomores, juniors, & seniors; See Mrs. Martin if you would like to be nominated for this program    uaearlycollege.ua.edu

Wade College - Dallas, TX; Associate and Bachelor of Arts in Merchandising and Design; 16-32 months; Merchandise Marketing, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Visual Communications, and Merchandise Management. wadecollege.edu  See Mrs. Martin for more info.  Summer Camp July 11-July 14, 2016

American Musical and Dramatic Academy - amda.edu; acting, music theatre, dance theatre, performing arts, studio program, integrated program; See Mrs. Martin for more information

Washington University in St. Louis - summerexperiences.wustl.edu    Application due:  4/1/2019

Council on International  Educational Exchange CIEE - High School Summer Abroad Programs; 30 programs. 16 destinations. world of opportunity    
ciee.org/high-school-summer-abroad 

asse international student exchange programs - www.asse.com    Study Abroad

Pratt Institute Summer Pre-College Program - 9th, 10th, 11th graders interested in art, design, fashion, film, writing, or architecture; must be 16 
pratt.edu/precollege 

Stanford University - Pre-Collegiate Studies; https://spcs.stanford.edu/find-yourself