WSHS Counseling Center

Weekly Update- March 11th

** Just a note: The Counseling Center's Newsletter gets updated on a weekly basis.

Check back each week for new info***

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Senior Awards Applications Due by Monday March 14th

It is that time of year where we begin our Awards and Scholarship process here at the Schroeder Counseling Center.

** Students applying** Please read through the criteria for each option and supply the requested supporting documentation.

Financial Literacy Award is a writable PDF. Details and Criteria can be found within the Awards & Scholarship application packet. You can request the pdf be emailed to you by emailing Mrs. Mezzanini ( or stopping into the Counseling Center.

The completed application and supporting document(s) are to be returned to The Counseling Center by 315PM on Monday March 14th.

Any Questions can be directed to Mrs. Mezzanini in the Counseling Center.

SAT and ACT Exams continue to be offered at Schroeder

Upcoming exam dates below...

Visit the Counseling Center website for links to

College Board and

ACT to sign up for these exams.

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Rep visits are picking back up for the SPRING: keep checking back to see who

may be coming next. Sign up to attend through Naviance

(Colleges: College Visits: Register Now)

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More Resources

Seniors can find more SUNY events, including workshops about the Educational Opportunity Program, the NYS Dream Act, Culturally Diverse Programs at SUNY, and more at

SUNY Virtual Events

Seniors- Completion Workshops

We’re here to assist your seniors with admission and financial aid application completion.

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Syracuse College Fair
March 29, 2022, 5:30 and 7:00 Arrival Times
Onondaga Community College

Buffalo College Fair
April 5, 2022, 5:30 and 7:00 Arrival Times
Buffalo State College

Students can register at

Check the Counseling Center Website for

ongoing scholarship opportunities.

Check back often as the page is updated

as we are notified of new scholarships.

A Few Scholarships to note...

***None of the following scholarships highlighted are endorsed by the Webster Schroeder Schools, Staff, or Counseling Center. They are just a courtesy showing of what is available to our High School Seniors. ***

Joseph Goncalves Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a student who demonstrates an involvement and work for a cause or organization that promotes social justice, equal opportunity, relief of human suffering or other aspiration generally understood to be within the meaning of humanitarian activity throughout their high school career. Diversity is encouraged.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 18, 2022

Delta Delta Delta Scholarship:

The Rochester Alumnae Chapter of Delta Delta Delta is pleased to award up to $3,000 college scholarship to a young woman from Monroe County. Any woman who is currently enrolled in a Monroe County high school and who will be attending college in September 2020 is eligible and encouraged to apply. Visit website for more information.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 30, 2022

Kezian Science Scholarship:

The Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS Science Scholarship will be awarding $1,200 to help deserving science students. Applicants are required to be high school seniors to graduate students in university, majoring in a science field and pursuing advanced education. Applications will be reviewed by our scholarship committee and will be awarded based on academic merit, community service, and financial need.

Amount: $1,200
Deadline: March 31, 2022

Kochhar & Co. Chartered Professional Accountant Scholarship:

To be eligible for the "Kochhar & Co. Scholarship" a student must:
1) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis no later than September.
2) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.
3) Submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.
*Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 31, 2022

Breaking the Stigma Scholarship:

For the scholarship, we ask that students write about ways in which we, as a society, can better work to break stigmas surrounding different disabilities. Reflect on challenges you have had to overcome and discuss the ways stigmas about your disability have impacted your life. One student will be selected and receive $1,000 towards their educational endeavors.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 31, 2022

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Other Opportunities for Students

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Summer Research Program for High School Juniors

The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) at the University of Rochester holds an annual summer research program for Rochester-area high school students who have just completed their junior year. The eight-week program provides an exceptional opportunity for highly motivated students to experience scientific research in a realistic environment. Students who are accepted into the program are assigned to a research project and supervised by a staff scientist at the Laboratory. These projects form an integral part of the research program of the Laboratory and are related to the Laboratory’s 60-beam OMEGA laser, one of the world’s most powerful fusion lasers, and the OMEGA EP laser, completed in 2008.

At the end of the program, the students present the results of their projects at a symposium in the Laboratory. The students also produce written project reports. The students work 40-hour weeks and are paid. The program is a commuter program and no provision is made for student housing during the summer.

Only students currently in their junior year are eligible. To apply, a student must submit a letter indicating his/her desire to take part in the program and fill out an application form. The student must also submit a short essay describing his/her interest in science and technology and his/her future goals. As supporting material, the student must submit a copy of his/her transcript and a letter of recommendation from a science or math teacher. Several applicants are interviewed before the final selection is made. Selections are announced by the beginning of May. Students must be available to start on the first day of the program. Students must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Project summaries and symposium abstracts from the most recent program are available along with previous years’ project reports. Application information for each year’s program is made available in the middle of January.

More Information Here.

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