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Olton High School Student Opportunities

 

                       Olton High School 

              Student Opportunities 2018-2019
 

       

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  
11, 12

Texas Tech Preview - October 7th & 8th

www.admissions.ttu.edu/preview

   
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

  10/9/2018
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.

1st session is October 15th - You will be learning about Dermatology from Dr. Ashley Sturgeon, she is a dermatologist here at TTU Physicians.

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

  10/15/2018
9, 10, 11, 12

Olton High School College & Career Night

6:15 - Financial Aid Presentation
6:45 - 8:15 - Visit with college, career, and military representatives

  10/15/2018
12

Horatio Alger Scholarship

scholars.horatioalger.org

$6,000 - $25,000 10/25/2018
9,10,11,12

Swisher Electric Cooperative Government-In-Action Youth Tour Contest

Entry due ?? by 5:00 p.m.
Contest is Monday, October 29th @ 7:00 p.m.
Must be 16 yrs old by June 12th, 2019
See Mrs. Martin for a packet.

FREE TRIP TO WASHINGTON DC 10/29/2018
12

ENMU Senior Preview Day

www.enmu.edu/SrPreviewDay   Register by Nov.1st

  11/3/2018
9,10,11,12

2019 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 11/6/2018
12

Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers

RaisingTexasTeachers.org

$8,000 x 4 yrs.  
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
12

West Texas A&M University Scholarships

Early Action Date  www.wtamu.edu/scholarships

  12/1/2018
9, 10, 11, 12

Lamb County Soil and Water Conservation District

Essay Contest - "Life in Soil: Dig Deeper"
Click HERE for more info and an entry form or see Mrs. Martin.

  1/2/2019
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
12

West Texas A&M University Scholarships

Priority Deadline  www.wtamu.edu/scholarships

  2/1/2019
       
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
12

WACE National Co-op Scholarship Program

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

  2/15/2019
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

IF YOU’RE ONE OF THE 1.4 MILLION HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES ACROSS THE COUNTRY THAT EXCELS IN THE CLASSROOM, ON THE FIELD AND WITHIN YOUR COMMUNITY, APPLY NOW.

https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/ 

  10/3/2017
 

 

 

   
11, 12

Texas Tech University Preview

www.admissions.ttu.edu/preview

  10/8/2017 - 10/9/2017
9,10,11,12

Swisher Electric Cooperative Government-In-Action Youth Tour Contest

Entry due 10/12 by 5:00 p.m.
Contest is Monday, October 16th @7:00 p.m.
See Mrs. Martin for a packet.

FREE TRIP TO WASHINGTON DC 10/12/2017
11

NASA Texas High School Aerospace Scholars
US Citizen; Texas Resident; high school junior; interested in STEM

has.aerospacescholars.org - See Mrs. Martin for more information if interested

  10/25/2017
12

Black College Expo

Highlighting historically black colleges and universities plus other colleges/universities from across the country; all students welcome

Houston  NRG Center 10a.m. - 3 p.m.; after party show 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
www.thecollegeexpo.org

  10/28/2017
12

Midwestern State University - Mustangs Rally

www.mwsu.edu/admissions/mustangsrally
See Mrs. Martin for more information about MSU

  10/28/2017
 

 

 

   
12

Eastern New Mexico University Senior Preview Day

Register at...  enmu.edu/SrPreviewDay
Door prizes...iPad, $500 scholarship, t-shirts, etc.

 

$500

11/4/2017

9,10,11,12

2018 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 11/7/2017
10,11,12

West Texas A&M University

Discover WT

http://www.wtamu.edu/admissions/discover-wt.aspx

  11/11/2017
11, 12

Wayland Baptist University Gold Rush

wbu.edu/admissions/visit/preview-events.htm

  11/10/2017-11/11/2017
12

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

US citizen; attend public high school located in a county with fewer than 50,000 residents; senior; 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher; 23 or higher on ACT or 1,200 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

$40,000 11/15/2017
 

 

 

   
12

Texas Advance (The University of Texas)

Submit complete application to UT by 12/1/17
Submit FAFSA by 12/1/17 for priority consideration

$20,000 12/1/2017
12

Texas Tech University

Fall Priority Application Deadline
Fall Priority Scholarship Deadline

  12/1/2017
12

West Texas A&M University

Early Action Date for Scholarships

WTAMU has several levels of scholarship opportunities www.wtamu.edu/scholarships

  12/1/2017
12

UT Dallas - The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program

Scholarship*Leadership*Service*Character

For qualifications, award amount and application:  utdallas.edu/mcdermott

  1/3/2018
12

Lubbock Legal Professionals Association

Senior; B average; financial need; pursuing a career in the legal field

Click HERE for application or see Mrs. Martin

$500 1/5/2018
9, 10, 11, 12

Texas Association for Pupil Transportation announces the 17th Annual School Bus Safety Speech Contest

Students will compose and present an original speech based on the theme:  "My School Bus, The Safest Form of Student Transportation"

Olton High School can select 1 student from each grade level to participate at the regional level. 

http://www.tapt.com/speechcontest.html; See Mrs. Martin for a brochure

Entries due to Mrs. Martin on 1/19/2017

$1,000 1/19/2018

12

Texas Engineering Foundation (TEF) and the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) 

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.

  1/19/2018
10, 11, 12

Lamb County Electric Cooperative 2018 Youth Tour Interview Contest

Trip is June 6-15; 3 winners will be chosen; contest is Sunday, February 4th at 2:00 p.m. at Lamb County Electric

See Mrs. Martin for more information & an entry form!

Trip to Washington DC 1/26/2018
9, 10, 11, 12

Lamb County Soil & Water Conservation District

Essay Contest "Healthy Soils are Full of Life" 

See Mrs. Martin for more information and an entry form. 

  1/30/2018
11, 12

College Raptor's Scholarship

www.collegeraptor.com/2500scholarship

$2,500 1/31/2018
12

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest

Scholarships to applicants who have had a serious childhood sickness or are a sibling in an illness-affected family. 

For application, click HERE or see Mrs. Martin. For more information, click HERE or see Mrs. Martin.

  1/31/2018
12

West Texas A&M University Scholarships

Scholarship Application Due

  2/1/2018
12

West Texas A&M University CAMP Scholarship

See Mrs. Martin for an application

$3,000 2/1/2018
12

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Minority high school senior; plan to attend a 4-year university; show leadership potential; demonstrate a dedication to community service; evidence of financial need; US Citizen; SAT 1,000 or better on math/critical reading or ACT 21

www.jackierobinson.org

  2/1/2018
12 SPC Scholarship Deadline   2/2/2018
12

Senior Sneak at SPC

Register by February 5th & sign up with Mrs. Martin
www.southplainscollege.edu/seniorsneak

  2/9/2018
11

Bezos Scholars Program

Ambitious juniors who demonstrate academic rigor, curiosity, and leadership. All expenses-paid scholarship to participate in the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, CO (June 23 - June 29); return home and launch a community change project

bezosscholars.org/join

All expense paid scholarship  
12

WACE National Co-op Scholarship Program

Must apply to one: Clarkson, Merrimack, Rochester Institute of Technology, Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Wentworth Institute of Technology
www.waceinc.org 

 

 

 

2/15/2018
12

Junior League of Lubbock Volunteer Service Award Scholarship

Female; senior; demonstrates an exemplary commitment to volunteerism in her community

http://www.jllubbock.com   select "scholarship" from the drop-down "how we can help" menu

$2,500 2/16/2018
9,10,11,12

UIL           Latino History Essay Competition

Explore the contributions of historically underrepresented groups to the history and culture of Texas. Opportunity to qualify as a UIL Academic State finalist and become eligible for TILF scholarships

Competition Guidelines:  http://www.uiltexas.org/academics/essay-contests

Entry Form:  https://www.uiltexas.org/machform/view.php?id=294060

  2/21/2018

9,10,11,12

UIL    Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition

Explore the contributions of historically underrepresented groups to the history and culture of Texas. Opportunity to qualify as a UIL Academic State finalist and become eligible for TILF scholarships

Competition Guidelines:  http://www.uiltexas.org/academics/essay-contests

Entry Form:  https://www.uiltexas.org/machform/view.php?id=294060

  2/21/2018
12

UTPB Falcon Days

Future students see a glimpse of college life; info about financial aid, housing, student activities, and academics

http://www.utpb.edu/admissions/falcon-day

  2/24/2018
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 3/1/2018
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

See Mrs. Martin for an application.

$2,500 3/1/2018
12

NTS Communications

Senior; desire to further education; intent of the program is to encourage individuals to demonstrate civic responsibility and scholastic achievement
www.ntscom.com/scholarship or pick up a packet from Mrs. Martin  (Up to 5 scholarships will be awarded)

$1,000 3/1/2018
12

Texas Department of Transportation 
Conditional Grant Program

Pursuing a degree in civil engineering or a department-approved operational business discipline; Texas public and private 4-yr institutions;

http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/hrd/cgp-application.pdf  or see Mrs. Martin

$6,000 per year 3/1/2018
12

John Deere Tech Program at Navarro College

Open House...RSVP by Feb 22nd
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
For students interested in Ag Mechanization; Job Possibilities with a John Deere Dealership

See Mrs. Martin for more info.

  3/1/2018
12

Capital Farm Credit Scholarship

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

Click HERE or see Mrs. Martin for an application.

$1,000 3/2/2018
12

Swisher Electric Co-op Scholarship

Active Swisher Electric Cooperative member and immediate family members; attending college, technical school or other; good character

Click HERE or see Mrs. Martin for an application.

$2,000 3/2/2018
12

Fibermax/Caprock Basketball Classic Scholarship

Must have been a player or manager/trainer in the FiberMax Caprock Classic Basketball Tournament; The Club presents $1000 scholarships to 8 different students every year

See Mrs. Martin or click here for an application: https://www.caprockambucs.com/lifestyle 

$1,000 3/15/2018
12

The Community Foundation of West Texas - Association of Texas Leaders for Education Scholarship

Senior; 3.5 GPA or higher; demonstrated service to community and school

See Mrs. Martin for an application.

$1,000 3/15/2018
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 3/15/2018
12

Texas Tech Parents Association Scholarship

TTPA scholarships are awarded based on a variety of factors including academic merit, financial need, and field of study.  These scholarships are in addition to University or Alumni scholarships, and require a separate application.

www.texastechparents.org/page/Scholarships

  3/15/2018
11

QUEST BRIDGE College Prep Scholars Program

If you are a high-achieving student from a low-income background, the College Prep Scholars Program can give you an early advantage in the admissions process.

www.questbridge.org   Apply by March 21

  3/21/2018
12

Wayland Baptist University BIG WEEKEND
sit in on classes, meet professors, interview for scholarships, try out for athletic teams, audition for music and fine arts, REGISTER for fall classes

wbu.edu/admissions/visit/preview-events.htm

  3/23/2018 - 3/24/2018
12

Midwestern State University - Mustangs Rally

www.mwsu.edu/admissions/mustangsrally
See Mrs. Martin for more information about MSU

 

  3/24/2018
10,11,12

West Texas A&M University

Discover WT

http://www.wtamu.edu/admissions/discover-wt.aspx

 

3/24/2018

12

UTPB Falcon Days (Admitted Students only)

Future students see a glimpse of college life; info about financial aid, housing, student activities, and academics

http://www.utpb.edu/admissions/falcon-day

  3/24/2018
12

Texas Telephone Association Foundation Scholarship

US Citizen; 3.75 GPA or above; planning to attend Texas college or university; special consideration will be given to students who will be pursuing a college degree in fields of study which are of particular interest to telecommunications (such as math, business, education, technology, engineering, and computer science); courses of study in high school, extra-curricular activities and demonstrated leadership will also be considered   www.tta.org

See Mrs. Martin for an application. Applications must be turned in to Mrs. Martin by March 27, 2018

$8,000 3/27/2018
12

BURCH-SETTOON Student Scholarship Program

US Citizen, must demonstrate financial need, demonstrate traits of high personal character and leadership

Apply online at www.csascholars.org or see Mrs. Martin.

  3/30/2018
9,10,11

Sam Houston State University College of Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Summer Camp 
June 10-14, June 24-28, July 8-12, or July 15-19
cjcenter.org/camps

  3/30/2018
10, 11, 12

Texas A&M University - CAMP ARCH

Students interested in a career in architecture, landscape architecture, visualization (video game design, 3D animation, etc), or construction management

See Mrs. Martin or camp.arch.tamu.edu

Cost $1,200 (scholarships available) 4/1/2018
12

Texas Tech Alumni Association Scholarships

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

  4/15/2018
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
12

South Plains Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Senior; 2.5 GPA or above; Must be a dependent of a current member and receiving telephone service from 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.

$1,500

(18 will be awarded)

4/16/2018
12

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

Applicant 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. Cellular service does not qualify for scholarship eligibility. 

Attend vocational school, college, or university

See Mrs. Martin for an application. Applications must be received by April 16th to be considered.

$2,000 4/16/2018
12

Lamb County Electric Cooperative

Senior; plan to attend college or university; must be child of a Lamb County Electric Cooperative member who has been a member for one year prior to 4/16/18

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

$1,000 4/16/2018
12

Olton Masonic Lodge Scholarship

Two scholarships will be awarded

See Mrs Martin for an application or click here

$500 4/17/2018
12

Lamb County Farm Bureau - Lilburn Bales Memorial Scholarship

Parent or legal guardian must have been member of Lamb County Farm Bureau for at least 2 yrs.

See Mrs. Martin for application.

$1,500 4/20/2018
9,10,11,12

Texas Tech University

Raider Roadshow - Learn more or register to attend at www.admissions.ttu.edu/roadshow

  4/22/2018
11

Wayland Baptist University Junior Day

wbu.edu/admissions/visit/preview-events.htm

 

  4/27/2018
 

UTPB Falcon Days

Future students see a glimpse of college life; info about financial aid, housing, student activities, and academics

http://www.utpb.edu/admissions/falcon-day

  4/28/2018
12

Lamb County Soil and Water Conservation District 2018 Scholarship Essay Contest

Write an essay (minimum of 500 words) on the topic:  "How do you see agriculture changing in the next 10 years with the decline of the Ogallala Aquifer?"

See Mrs. Martin for an entry form or click here

$500 - 1st

$300 - 2nd

$100 - 3rd

4/30/2018
12

Hale County Farm Bureau

Students whose parents or legal guardians have been members for one year prior to 3/1/2018 are eligible to apply.

See Mrs. Martin for an application.

$1,500 4/30/2018
12

Ryan Earl Brooks Memorial Scholarship
presented by Oimzion International Ministries and Global Missions

Minority Male; senior; 3.0 GPA on 4 point scale

Click HERE or See Mrs. Martin for an application

$1,000 4/30/2018
12

Lois' Legacy Memorial Scholarship
presented by Oimzion International Ministries and Global Missions

Minority Female; senior; 3.0 GPA on 4 point scale

Click HERE or See Mrs. Martin for an application

$1,000 4/30/2018
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
9, 10, 11, 12

Texas Tech University IDEAL Program
SCIENCE: IT'S A GIRL THING

June 17-21
Visit our website Texas Tech IDEAL for the application.
https://www.depts.ttu.edu/diversity/ideal/2018SIGTScholarshipApplicationNew.pdf

 More information about our camp:

https://www.depts.ttu.edu/diversity/ideal/science_girl_thing.php

 

  4/30/2018
10, 11

Lamb County Farm Bureau - Texas Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Conference

June 11-15, 2018 at Tarleton State University

See Mrs. Martin for more information or contact Lamb County Farm Bureau at 806-385-4489

$6,000

$3,000

$2,000

$1,500

5/2/2018
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.

$3000 5/3/2018
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.

$3000 5/3/2018
12

Dodson/Lokey General Scholarship

3.5 GPA; any career field

Click HERE or see Mrs. Martin for an application.

$3,000 5/3/2018
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 5/9/2018
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 5/9/2018
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

Horatio Alger Association - National Career & Technical Scholarship Program

enroll in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall 2018; 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 6/15/2018
       
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

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

 

 

SAT Test Review

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

 

Job Opportunities

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

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    hscollegeaccess.wustl.edu

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

 

 

 

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