College and Career Readiness Newsletter

State Employees’ Credit Union “People Helping People” Scholarship

2018 SECU “People Helping People” scholarship applications are now available. Eligible seniors have the opportunity to be awarded this scholarship for $10,000 from State Employees’ Credit Union. The application materials as well as the eligibility criteria are posted on TMSA's website. For more information, please see the college counselor for your school who oversees scholarships. Scholarship applications are due to your schools college counseling office by 4pm on March 2nd, 2018.

The below forms are available on school's website under high school section in the following link:

2018 Guidelines for Writing Your People Helping People Scholarship Bio

2018 People Helping People Consent Form

2018 People Helping People Eligibility Criteria

2018 Student Application

The Best College Scholarships: 2018 Edition

Here is the link to the best college scholarships list of 2018.

Scholarships can also be searched by the scholarship themes that is located above the title on the website.

NC A&T University College Kick-off for Juniors 2018! SAVE-THE-DATE!

Tuesday, Feb. 20th, 6-8pm

Hayes Taylor Bldg.- Multipurpose Room 1101 East Market Street, Greensboro NC 27401 (located on the corner of E. Market and N. Dudley)

This event is open to high school juniors attending The STEM Early College, The Middle College @ N.C. A&T, The Dudley Early College Academy and Triad Math and Science Academy. Parents are encouraged to attend.

The event topics will be as follows;

Application Process

College Search

Campus Visit

Scholarships Do’s & Don’ts

Selecting a Major


Saturday, Feb. 10th, 9:30am-2:30pm

Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN), 2907 East Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC. 27401

A new AAUW event called FIND YOUR STEM for girls in Grades 10-12 in Guilford County has been organized by AAUW-Greensboro and is funded through a grant from The Future Fund (a Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro initiative).

FIND YOUR STEM will be held on Saturday February 10, 2018 at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nano engineering in Greensboro and is free to Guilford County girls but they must register to attend.

The link below is to the page on the AAUW website which describes the event. It will provide information for the girls and their parents as well as the link to register for the event.

The Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship

Brooks Scholarships available to graduating seniors from

Alamance, Bertie, Caswell, Durham, Forsyth, Granville, Guilford, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Swain, and Warren counties

Each Scholarship provides at least $12,000 annually for study at:

  • North Carolina State University
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Scholarships can be renewed for up to three additional academic years, and include generous stipends for summer study abroad programs, internships and research grants.

Learn more and apply!

Application Deadline: January 31st

The Best Scholarship Search Platforms of 2017

NC Free College Application Sessions at TMSA

During the week of November 13-17, we are going to help students submit online applications for admission to a North Carolina college or University. During this week, most North Carolina colleges and universities accept the College Board or ACT fee waiver in lieu of an application fee, for students who qualify (see your high school counselor for more information). Additionally, many of North Carolina’s colleges and universities go above and beyond and outright waive their application fee for all North Carolina graduating seniors that week. Check out the NC College Application Fees for CAM 2017 document for application fee policies of NC colleges and universities during the week of November 13-17.

Most NC colleges use the application, but even if they don’t, the CFNC Application Hub will direct you to their preferred application.

College application sessions will take place during 2nd and 3rd blocks on the following dates at Triad Math and Science Academy.

November 13th,14th,16th and 17th.

Students will be notified as to the dates/times and locations of the event. There will also be a class roster on the computer labs' doors.

School Counseling Information for College Applications

The following information will assist you in filling out college applications:

Proper name of high school: Triad Math and Science Academy

Street Address: 700 Creek Ridge Road, Greensboro NC 27406

CEEB Code: 341613

Date of Entry: August/September of your freshman year: (ex. 8/14)

Date of Graduation: Always the last day of school or month/year (ex. 6/17)

Number of Students in Class: 66 (Class of 2018)

School counseling phone#: (336) 621-0061 ext.112

Counselor’s name: Hilal Zengin


Counselor’s Title: College Counselor

Fax: (336) 621-0072

Three Important Steps for NC Students Beginning College in Fall 2018


Scholarships for high school English Language Learners!

College Counselor

Hilal Zengin