Junior and Senior Guidance Newsletter
- The contest deadline is Wednesday, January 6, 2016.
- Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count.
- Essays must be the original work of the student.
- John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.
- Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official that occurred during or after 1956, the publication date of Profiles in Courage. The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. See Contest Information and Topic Guidelines and Helpful Tips for Writing Your Essay for more information.
- Essays about past recipients of the Profile in Courage Award will be disqualified unless they describe an act of political courage other than the act for which the award was given.
- Essays must have a minimum of five sources.
- Application and more information: http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/Registration-and-Submission.aspx
“B. Davis Scholarship”
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2016.
Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
The deadline for applications is May 23, 2016
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
OhioMeansJobs.com has a way to search for various scholarships. Go to https://jobseeker.k-12.ohiomeansjobs.monster.com/FundIt/scholarship.aspx
Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools
OhioLEADS! has 200+ scholarships available ranging from $1,000-$11,750 for high school seniors who plan to attend a career college. To find out more about career colleges and schools in Ohio, please visit www.ohiocareercolleges.org - applications are available under the scholarships tab. Applications are due by April 9, 2016.
Drive Smart Scholarship:
Teens, create a digital short to help educate your peers about the dangers of driving distracted. In addition to taking a positive step to help keep your friends and others safe on the road, you’ll earn a chance to win $5,000! Go to: http://drivesmartnow.com/about-the-contest
Bowling Green State University Scholarship:
Scholarships are available to BGSU for incoming freshmen considering careers in teaching science and or mathematics. The program called Science and Math Education in ACTION offers recipients $4,000 for the first year of college with increases each year up to $5,200 the 4th year. High school seniors considering teaching either secondary science or math or middle childhood science and math may be eligible for this scholarship program. You must have a GPA of 3.0, an ACT score of 23 or higher - apply by January 15, 2016 at www.bgsu.edu/action
Upcoming College Rep Visits
October 21st - University of Cincinnati
October 23rd—Manchester University
October 27th - Ohio State ATI
November 3rd—University of Findlay
November 4th—Ohio University
November 5th—UD College Night, 6:30-8:00 pm
Sign up for the college visits in the guidance office!
NCAA Sports Eligibility
If you are thinking about playing college sports, it is important that you fill out an NCAA eligibility form for Division 1 and 2. You will NOT be able to play if this is not done and you decide to play college sports later. NCAA has specific criteria for their college players. You must fill this out while still attending high school. The website is:
There is a form that you print out to bring to me so that we can send in your grades to the clearinghouse.