March Counseling Newsletter

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Sign up to meet with your counselor, college adviser, or career coach!

Welcome back to school, Cavs! We are SO excited to have some of you back in the building with us! If you want to sign up to meet with any of the CHS counseling department (counselor, college adviser, or career coach), please sign up using our new signup sheet.

SCHOLARSHIPS

2021 Granville P. Meade Scholarship

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is announcing the Granville P. Meade Scholarship that provides financial assistance to students who have achieved academically but who are financially unable to attend college. The Granville P. Meade fund awards scholarships to eligible Virginia high-school seniors to attend one of Virginia's public or private colleges or universities.

$2,000 per year for four years

This year, applications will be completed, submitted, and reviewed via an online application portal. All students interested in applying must create an account to access the application, request letters of recommendation, and upload academic records.

Information and applications here

Deadline: March 5th, 2021


LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Over 40+ for Caroline only or Caroline and Surrounding Counties!
The Community Foundation

Each year, The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region offers 40+ scholarship funds totaling over $150,000 for graduating seniors in our area.

Information and Apply online:

www.cfrrr.org/apply/scholarships/ or directly through the application portal: https://cfrrrscholarships.communityforce.com/.

Deadline: Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 11:00 PM.


Upcoming Junior Opportunity for Scholarship:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

XI UPSILON OMEGA CHAPTER

In Partnership With The Sisters of Ivy Educational Foundation, Inc.

The Cultured Pearls Cotillion Announcement Xi Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.®, Fredericksburg, Virginia announces its biennial Cultured Pearls Debutante Cotillion.

The Debutante Cotillion is a unique program that seeks to further develop and prepare young high school ladies to transition into womanhood and for making their official entrance into Adult society at a formal presentation to be held on November 20, 2021 at the Fredericksburg Expo Center.Also featured at the Cotillion will be the Ladies-In-Waiting (formerly known as Junior Debutantes) who will play a key role at the Cotillion.

The successful Characteristics include: High Scholastic achievement Outstanding character, leadership, dependability, and morality Commitment to service in school or in the community Focus on goals and aspirations beyond High School

For Cotillion Program participation, young ladies must possess the following criteria:

Rising 11th or 12th grader for Debutantes

Rising 9 th or 10 th grader for Ladies-in-Waiting

You are invited to join Xi Upsilon Omega at one of two General Information Sessions:

Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 2:00pm Webinar

Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 2:00pm Webinar

For more information and to register for the webinar, please contact the 2021 Debutante Cotillion Chair at: 2021culturedpearlscotillion@gmail.com


The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia History Essay Contest

$4000 - $6000 ( four awards)

To be eligible:

  • Must be a graduating senior accepted to a four year college or university in the State of Virginia and plan to attend in the Fall of 2021.

Essay topic:

  • The essay must concern a historical topic or event that played an important role in the establishment of our nation. The topic for this year: Washington's Spies and their influence on our Revolutionary War. Essay must be 1500 words.

Entries: The entry and completed application must be submitted to:

Mr. Frank T. Sutton, IV

1209 Balustrade Blvd

Richmond, VA 23226

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

Deadline: Postmarked by Friday, March 12th, 2021


Local Scholarship: Tau Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc

Eligible: Caroline Senior planning to continue their education after high school.

The application is attached.

Please save this to your google drive and make a copy so that you can write into the application.

You will need to mail the complete application packet: application, essay, official transcript, two signed letters of recommendation on school letterhead.

The application should be mailed to the following address:

Tau Rho Chapter

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc

Attention: Mr. Calvin Taylor, Scholarship Chairperson

PO Box 1344

Fredericksburg, VA 22402

Deadline: Postmarked by March 15th, 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.


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


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.


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.


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!

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Join us for College Night!

Mark your calendar & share with your friends: we are having College Night on Wednesday March 17th at 5:00 PM! This is a chance for CHS students grade 9-11 and their families to learn all about their post-secondary options and how to plan for success after high school! There will be different interactive sessions and raffle prizes! Scan the QR code or click the link below to register for the event! Please email mallen@ccps.us if you have any questions!


College Night Registration

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Don't forget to fill out the SENIOR RECOGNITION FORM any time that you receive a college acceptance, job offer, or enlist in the military! You will get a shoutout on the daily announcements and on the College Advising Instagram page.

Germanna Career Coach News

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Virtual Germanna Application Night

Tuesday, March 16th, 6-7pm

This is an online event.

Get Started at Germanna. Open to students, parents, and families Join us online and discover all we have to offer. Learn about our college degree and career training programs, complete your free Germanna application, and get your questions answered.


Register Here

In the know with Germanna.......

Germanna registration for the Summer 2021 opens April 1

Germanna registration for the Fall 2021 opens May 1

Contact your Career Coach for more information at lhummer@ccps.us


Did you know Germanna has free virtual information sessions, free virtual parent information sessions, and free virtual financial information sessions. Here is a link to find more information.

CHS Virtual Career Cafe's

Virtual Career Cafe with Douglas Aquatics

Wednesday, March 10th, 11am-12pm

This is an online event.

Come hear about summer career oppurtunites with Douglas Aquatics

Registration Link

Virtual Career Cafe with the Navy

Wednesday, March 10th, 1-2pm

This is an online event.

Come hear aabout career paths in the Navy.


Registration Link

Virtual Career Cafe with Swim Club Management Group of Richmond

Wednesday, March 17th, 11am-12pm

This is an online event.

Come hear about summer career oppurtunites with Swim Club Management Group of Richmond


Registration Link
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