Class of 2020
Did you know....
That's a lot of money!
- Check your application and award status on a regular basis.
- Make sure that your demographic information is kept up to date on your application.
- Keep your "institution of choice" selection updated. This is where your Bright Futures Scholarship award money will be sent.
When to Apply- Seniors can apply after October 1, 2019 and prior to graduation or forfeit all future eligibility for a Bright Futures Scholarship.
- You apply at www.FloridaStudentFinancialAid.org and select: State Grants, Scholarships, & Applications Applicant Quick Links Student Application.
The College Board partners with scholarship providers connected to the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and PSAT™ 10. Through these partners, students can access over $300 million in scholarship awards. Learn more about scholarships.
Below are deadline notifications for three of our partners:
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation invests in exceptional students who are dedicated to leadership, service, and action that positively affects others. Know a high school senior who fits the bill? Encourage them to apply for one of 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 by October 31, 2019, at 5 p.m. ET.
For more details and a link to the application, please visit their website.
Horatio Alger Association
As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who've faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who've exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, in addition to having critical financial need.
The online application is open until October 25 for undergraduate scholarships.
For more information about the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs, please visit their website.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Scholarships can open doors for students who aspire to go to college but don't have the funds. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as access to a thriving network of more than 2,600 fellow Cooke scholars and alumni.
The Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program application (exclusively through the Common App) closes November 13, 2019.
Subscribe to the Cooke Foundation's counselor newsletter to stay updated on all scholarship programs and opportunities.
Herff Jones - Cap and Gown
Tuesday, Dec. 3rd, 12:30pm
SGA is excited to begin planning this year's grad bash trip! They request that one senior representative from each club or sport join in the process. Watch for meeting dates and times to be announced. We'll make sure they appear here! In the meantime, start thinking of ideas to make this the best GRAD BASH in AHS history!
School Wide SAT
Wednesday, Oct. 16th, 8am
To be determined
PLEASE make sure you take full advantage of this opportunity!
Meet Our GCSC Navigator
Come meet Debbie Mikolajczyk! She is our new navigator and can answer questions and concerns about FAFSA and GCSC. She is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the media center.
If you have questions or would like to set an appointment email her at:firstname.lastname@example.org
I will begin calling you down next week to discuss graduation credits, GPA, college applications, and recommendation letters. Please keep an eye out for any emails sent.
If you have any questions or concerns that cannot wait please email me, email@example.com.