March School Counseling Newsletter

Volume 2

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Class of 2021, your senior awards ceremony will take place on Monday, May 17th.

Scholarships

Local Scholarship: CTI Real Estate Scholarship

$1000

Information about the scholarship to include, last years winners, can be found here:

ctirealestate.com/scholarship-information

The online application can be found here:

CTI Real Estate Scholarship Application.pdf

Deadline: postmarked by March 24th, 2021


Local Scholarship:

Caroline's Promise Scholarship

Caroline's Promise scholarship applications are NOW available.

Applications can be found on our website: www.carolinespromise.org (under forms)

Deadline March 26, 2021


Local Scholarship for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc

Carrie Hill Tatum Memorial Scholarship

Eligible: Senior planning college/community college

Application and information are online Here

Deadline: must be postmarked by March 26th, 2021


Jermon Bushrod's Visualize and Rize Foundation Scholarship

Academic Year 2020/21 Scholarship Application

Jermon Bushrod’s Visualize & Rize Foundation is offering a $500.00 scholarship to two (2) Caroline High School senior athletes who are furthering their education after graduation. To qualify for these scholarships the applicants must:

1. Presently be a senior (in good standing) and participated in an athletic program while in high school.

2. Have been accepted at a trade school, vocational training or college after graduation.

Please email a complete application and college letter of acceptance to Mrs. Huntsinger. dhuntsinger@ccps.us

The application was emailed to your CHS email. (make a copy in your google drive and you can then complete the application)

Deadline: Complete application packet due to Mrs. Huntsinger March 26, 2021 by 3:00pm.


The Lauren A. Davies Memorial Scholarship

The Lauren A. Davies Memorial Scholarship is being awarded to any graduating senior who has overcome significant challenges with courage and determination to further his/her education.The applicant must meet the following criteria:1. Must be a senior in high school, whose plans include advanced education through college, business, nursing, technical training or a similar program

2. Must be a physically challenged student with an acute or chronic healthproblem (physical, neurological, mental, visual, hearing, speech impaired disorder), a physical disability or impairment caused by disease or other causes. (Impairment would include epilepsy, diabetes, etc.)

3. Should possess good character, described by two letters of recommendation,one each from a guidance counselor and a teacher.

Deadline: Applications must be received by: Friday, April 2, 2021:Mail to: Lauren A. Davies Memorial Scholarship Fredericksburg Area Sickle Cell Association, Inc. P.O. Box 3275 Fredericksburg, VA. 22402-3275 The scholarship application was emailed to you.


ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS: Dates Extended

Applications can be found on the VHSL website home page under About VHSL and in the drop down menu Scholarships https://www.vhsl.org/scholarships/. The application forms are located in Resources.

Allstate-VHSL Achievement Award – Nineteen $1,500 scholarships will be awarded during the school year, honoring one male athlete, one female athlete and one academic activities participant in each of the VHSL’s group classifications plus one student from any group who has overcome incredible odds to make significant contributions to athletic and/or academic activities. Only students graduating during the school year will be eligible for the awards.

Deadline for receipt is April 2nd, 2021

Vito E. Perriello Citizenship Award – This program will offer two $1,000 scholarships for graduating seniors wishing to further their education in medicine or an allied health field at an institution of higher learning, including universities, colleges and trade schools.

Deadline for receipt is April 2nd, 2021


Local Scholarship: Falmouth High School Alumni Association

Bill Bolton Scholarship Fund 2021

Eligible: You must be a direct descendant of a person who attended Falmouth High School between 1931-1956.

The application was emailed to your CHS email. (make a copy in your google drive and you can then complete the application)

Deadline: Must be postmarked by April 5th, 2021


2021 College Undergraduate Scholarship Emerson Morgan Scholarship Delmarva Chicken Association

2021 College Undergraduate Scholarship Emerson Morgan Scholarship Delmarva Chicken Association offers scholarships to students pursuing careers in the chicken community.

$2000.00

Eligibility and Requirements: Must plan a career that could include working with chickens. A complete transcript must accompany the application, and proof of college acceptance is required.

The application was emailed to you. Upload it to google, make a copy and then you can write into the application.

Deadline: must be mailed by you and received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 9, 2021


Fredericksburg Area Builders Foundation/The Steigleder Family Scholarship Fund

$3,000-$6500, renewable each year.

Eligible:

Must be accepted and plan to attend the University of Richmond Fall 2021

Students can apply online. The application is at this link: https://www.fabava.com/steigleder-family-scholarship/ .

The Steigleder Family Scholarship Fund was established in 1998 by a past president of the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association. This scholarship is ONLY available to students from the Fredericksburg Area (Caroline County, City of Fredericksburg, Culpeper County, King George County, Orange County, Spotsylvania County, and Stafford County) with preference given to residents of Caroline County, Virginia. It is also preferred, but not required, that the student plan to pursue a degree in a building industry related field.

Deadline: April 15, 2021.


Local Scholarship: Caroline County Agriculture

Caroline County Agricultural Fair Continued Education Scholarship

$500 [five-hundred dollars]

Eligible: graduating high school senior of Caroline High School who is pursuing further studies in one of the following vocational technical (vo-tech) fields: agriculture, automotive technology, carpentry, cosmetology, culinary arts, nursing, or sports medicine.

Conditions of the Scholarship:

• The scholarship money is to be used for tuition. • Payment will be made directly to the institution by the Fair Association. • Scholarship money must be used within one year of issuance of the award.

Applications were emailed to your school email. Save to your google drive, make a copy and you can write into the application.

Deadline: postmarked by April 15th, 2021


Norfolk State University

The Central VA chapter of Norfolk State University Alumni Association (CVC NSUAA) is currently accepting applications for two (2) $1000 scholarships for incoming freshmen with at least a 2.75 GPA and demonstrated financial need and two (2) $500 scholarships for current NSU students with at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need.

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by April 16, 2021!

Here’s the application: https://adobe.ly/3bFBz75


Local Scholarship

The Caroline County Economic Development Authority Scholarship

Eligible:

Senior planning college

Must submit the application and required essay.

Applications should be mailed to the following email address:

wifeofgunz@gmail.com

Deadline: Must be received by April 30, 2021

In the subject of your email include the following information: Caroline County Economic Development Authority Scholarship

The application was sent to your school email.


Local Scholarship: BSCVA Scholarship

Central VA Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Scholarship 2021

Senior planning college, community college, tech school after graduation.

The application is online. Scholarship information Click here

Deadline: April 30th, 2021


PBJ Scholarship

$500-$1000

Eligible:

  • Medical issues
  • Peer issues (bullying, change of school, minority status
  • Family issues (divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster are, abuse, etc)

Apply and information may be found at the following link:https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship?utm_source=counselors&utm_medium=Mailer&utm_campaign=Awareness

Deadline: May 31st, 2021


Local Scholarship: The Betty J. Hunter Bazemore Scholarship:

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

● Must be a resident of the counties of Spotsylvania, Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Orange, Stafford and the City of Fredericksburg, VA.

● Must be actively involved in your church ministries and or community service. (i.e. volunteering at the hospital, non-profit organizations, feeding the homeless) Need to provide proof and information needs to be verifiable. *Applications that are incomplete or not prepared according to directions will not be reviewed. High School Applicants

● Must be graduating from an accredited secondary educational institution

● Must have applied and received admissions to a technical school, junior college, four year college/university (copy of admissions letter will need to be provided) • Acceptance letter from the university that you plan to attend

● Must have a 2.5 or higher GPA (official transcript should be sealed from High School).

● Three (3) letters of recommendations (only one letter will be accepted from a family member).

Mail your completed application package to:

Betty J. Hunter Bazemore Scholarship Fund
PO Box 427
Spotsylvania, VA 22553

The application was emailed to your CHS email. Please save the application to your google drive, make a copy, and then you can write into the application.

Deadline: Must be received or postmarked by June 26, 2021.


AOC Dahlgren Roost Scholarship Program

$1000

The Dahlgren Chapter of the Association of Old Crows has initiated a scholarship program to encourage high school seniors to pursue a college career in areas related to electronic defense.

Eligibility:

 Scholarships will be awarded to selected local high school students who plan to pursue a college education in one of the math, hard sciences, or engineering fields associated with careers in electronic defense and related professions.

 Students must be 1) a current Dahlgren Chapter AOC member, 2) a family member of a Dahlgren Chapter AOC Member, or 3) nominated by any Dahlgren Chapter AOC Member.

Get the latest information at crows.org. To locate the scholarship information, navigate to the Members pull down menu, then go to Chapters, Mid-Atlantic Region, Dahlgren Roost King George, then Scholarships.


Virginia's Sheriff's Institute

Eligible: Senior in Virginia planning to major in college in criminal justice

https://vasheriffsinstitute.org/scholarship/

Deadline: May 1, 2021


JA Future Laureate Scholarship

JA of Central VA is awarding an unspecified number of $2,500 scholarships to deserving high school students!

This competition is open to students in the graduating classes of 2022 and 2023 (sophomores and juniors) who have participated in a JA program since 9/3/19.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted through 11:59pm, May 21, 2021.

For details and application, visit this link!

SCHOLARSHIP TIPS

Black Male Youth Summit

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Scholarship for Juniors

Scholarship for Juniors

Questbridge’s College Prep Scholars Program is currently accepting applications for high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds (family income less than $65K) to equip them with the knowledge, confidence, and resources to apply to top colleges. College Prep Scholars can receive special awards and opportunities, including a full scholarship to a college summer program, access to a National College Admissions Conference, a new laptop, essay feedback, and more.


Applications are due March 24!

Check out this page for more information: https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/college-prep-scholars

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Fill out the senior recognition form!

Seniors, please continue to fill out your senior recognition form! We want to be aware of your plans after high school and any scholarship money that you have been awarded. We're so proud of all of the hard work you're putting into your postsecondary plans!!

Germanna Registration Dates

Summer 2021 Registration starts April 1


Fall 2021 Registration starts May 1


See your Career Coach to make sure all your paper work is up to date and set an appointment for class registration with the Career Coach.

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Germanna Open House

Online Open House • April 19

We can’t wait to meet you–online

Classes, trainings, and programs • Ways to pay and attend Germanna at little to no cost to you • How to get started

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Online Info Sessions Take a deeper dive and discover your path Connect with Germanna faculty and learn more about our degrees and programs in these areas

Science and Engineering

April 8 • 6 p.m. • Online Session

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College & University Transfer

April 15 • 6 p.m. • Online Session

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Health Sciences

April 22 • 6 p.m. • Online Session

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Industry & Trade Skills

April 26 • 6 p.m. • Online Session

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