College and Scholarship Newsletter
November 23, 2021
NEW - FAFSA Completion Night at CNHS
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.
NEW - Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority Scholarship
Theta Chapter of Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority will be awarding a $1,000.00 scholarship to a 2022 graduating senior, who is pursuing post-graduate work in a technical school, trade school, two-year or four-year college program. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need, character and personal development.
Students must complete the paper application and return it to their counselor to finalize. Applications are available in the Counseling Center, see Sarah Dismore for a copy.
All applications must be submitted no later than Friday April 29, 2022 to be considered.
For more information click this link
NEW - Jackie Robinson Scholarship
The online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is available at https://jackierobinson.org/scholarship/. Through the JRF application, more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the foundation's namesake, Jackie Robinson. The deadline to submit the application for a JRF Scholarship is January 12, 2022 at 5 p.m. ET.
The JRF Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services. Once chosen from a national, selective application process, JRF Scholars receive a generous four-year grant to attend the undergraduate school of their choice and enroll in JRF's celebrated "42 Strategies for Success Curriculum." This four-year program guides JRF Scholars to effectively navigate their college environments, explore career options, develop leadership skills, and embrace a commitment to service. The program also promotes the values and character traits embodied in the heroic life of Jackie Robinson, encouraging JRF Scholars to positively impact the lives of others.
To learn more about JRF, please visit their website at jackierobinson.org.
Bartholomew Consolidated School Foundation Scholarships
Visit the BCSF website for current scholarship listings:
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.
Financial Aid Night 2021 - Slide Presentation
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
Online college applications
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!
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)