College and Scholarship Newsletter
October 8, 2021
SHOW ME THE MONEY!
Information in this section of our newsletter will change frequently. Scholarships listed here are either new, approaching deadlines, or specific to our school/community. Check back often!
After the featured section, there is a link that will take you to a longer list of available scholarships and other helpful resources.
DUE 10/8 - IU Groups Scholars Program
The IU Groups Scholars Program helps low income students achieve their dream of attending IU Bloomington. Benefits of the program include extensive tutoring, financial aid, and summer "on-campus" experience for six weeks where students earn IU class credits and jump start their degree program. Minimum GPA for acceptance is a 2.8. Student's high school coursework must include two years of World Language and a semester of Pre-Cal or Trigonometry. Please email Ms. Freshour if you think you qualify and want more information about the opportunity. The program application has a Fall 2021 deadline and students must meet with Ms. Freshour before Fall Break to be eligible. firstname.lastname@example.org
More information: https://groupsscholars.indiana.edu/about/index.html
NEW - Bartholomew Consolidated School Foundation Scholarships
Visit the BCSF website for current scholarship listings:
NEW - Indiana Teachers of Tomorrow - Applications open October 1-31st
Every year, Indiana Teachers hosts our #20for20 scholarship campaign to award 20 teachers a full program scholarship. We will accept scholarship submissions from October 1-31.
NEW - Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship
The Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship opens October 1 and provides up to $7,500 per year of college (up to $30,000 total) for top performing Hoosier students who commit to teaching in Indiana for five years after earning their degrees. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2022.
For questions about state financial aid, students can contact the Indiana Commission for Higher Education by phone at 888-528-4719 or via email at email@example.com.
National Honor Society Scholarship
This is a great opportunity for your National Honor Society seniors to get recognized for their hard work and leadership at your school. Many are awarded over $5,000 towards college tuition.
If you have senior NHS members thinking about college, encourage them to apply to the NHS Scholarship by December 1! And don’t worry--there’s not just one winner; NHS will award 600 students with a scholarship!
NHS is officially accepting applications for this year! Here are some NHS Scholarship Application Guides:
- NHS Scholarship Application Overview
- NHS Scholarship Student Application Guide
- NHS Scholarship Adviser Application Guide
The deadline for applications is December 1, 2021.
Heritage Fund Scholarships
NEW: Combined Scholarship Application: Looking for a specific scholarship? Most are applied for on the COMBINED! https://hfbcscholarships.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx
Purdue university scholarship opportunities
#1 Indiana college in terms of graduate's ability to repay student debt.
The information in this episode is most timely for our seniors, however, we encourage all of our students to listen if they want to learn some information about the college application process.
Admissions Information - 1:20
Parchment/Common App/Letters of Recommendation - 4:01
College Terminology - 7:02
Financial Aid - 10:05
IUPUC Campus Tour - School of Education
Join the IUPUC Division of Education for the Teacher Education VIP Day to learn more about teacher education opportunities on our campus. Lunch will be provided.
Tuesday, November 2 from 9am to 2pm
Meet in the Auditorium in the Learning Center
The day will include:
IUPUC Office of Admission Presentation
IUPUC Office of Scholarships Information Session
A panel of Teacher Education Candidates (Current College Students)
Observation of a college class
This is considered a College Tour/Visit and will be an excused absence. Please fill out the College Visit form available in the Deans Office.
College Visit Form:
SAT Prep Course - offered by Sylvan
The college admissions process can be a nail-biting experience. Our SylvanPrep for SAT can help reduce student stress and increase test scores for one of the most important exams of a student's academic life.
Open to high school students, all grade levels. Tuition for this six-week course is $295, includes 24 hours of instruction, two practice tests (available in-person or at-home), two textbooks students keep, and software used in the course.
Classes are held 1-5pm for six Sunday afternoons starting October 17th.
To register, visit SylvanLearning.com or call 317-346-6604.
This course prepares students for the December 4th SAT.
Online college applications
Financial Aid Night 2021 - Slide Presentation
College Goal Sunday - IUPUC - November 7th
Link to Indiana Locations: https://collegegoalsunday.org/locations/
Virtual College Tours
NACAC Virtual College Fairs is great opportunity for your students (and families) to explore institutions near and far.
You are invited to attend the Midwest College Showcase Virtual College Fair Series, where you can talk with 27 of the best small colleges in the United States!
TRANSCRIPT PROCESSING OVER FALL BREAK UPDATE:
Seniors: Transcripts will be fulfilled through Parchment. This is an electronic exchange between high schools and colleges to send your transcript. Most all colleges are using this exchange. You may also request for one to be sent to you. Most all colleges are requesting transcripts be sent electronically. Create an account with an email you will use after you graduate. Your school email will expire after you graduate and you may need to access your high school transcript after graduation.
Your login information is as follows. It is NOT your email. It is your grad year, last name, first initial. EX: 18clarka Your password is your student ID number. Students can access a link to the Naviance log-in page below..
Columbus North Counseling Center
Together with family, school, and community the CNHS Counseling Department commits to help students' academic, social/personal, and career development.
Patrick Pemberton- Director Counseling Center/Director Special Education Grades 9-12
Sandy Freshour- Counselor (A-FO)
MJ Shireman- Counselor (FP-LL)
Seth Ragsdale- Counselor (LM-ROG)
Emily Tucker- Counselor (ROH-Z)