THE RUNDOWN

DECEMBER 2020

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The Collegiate Programming and Advisement Department has worked to compile a list of scholarship opportunities that range from elementary to high school. Below are the DECEMBER scholarship listings.


Local scholarships are highlighted in blue.


LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS SPOTLIGHT

The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers

Fort Worth ISD seniors are encouraged to apply to become a recipient of The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers.


This scholarship, up to $8000 over 4 years, is awarded to a prospective teacher planning to enroll in a Raising Texas Teacher partner university. The recipient must also commit to working in a majority-economically disadvantaged school or in a shortage subject area in a Texas public school.


Click the link below for more information.


https://www.raiseyourhandtexas.org/foundation/raising-texas-teachers/charles-butt-scholarship/


DEADLINE: Each partner school has a different deadline; DECEMBER 18, 2020 is the earliest.

COMEDY DEFENSE DRIVING SCHOLARSHIP

Fort Worth ISD seniors are encouraged to apply for the Comedy Defense Driving Scholarship. Recipients must design an advertisement that will educate the public about the dangers of

distracted driving; texting, drugs, alcohol, eating and/or any other distraction of the senior's choice.


Students must be planning to major, or be majoring, in one of the design professionals, such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering (i.e., Civil, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Structural, etc.) or construction related professionals such as Construction Management or Construction Engineering.


This scholarship is valued at $1500.


Click the link below for more information.


https://comedydefensivedriving.com/texas/#scholarships


DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2020

Impossible Possibilities

Fort Worth ISD seniors are encouraged to apply for the Impossible Possibilities Scholarship.


The Impossible Possibilities Scholarship Program provides $2,000 scholarships to help students reduce the cost of higher education. Students are selected based on academic achievement, life experience, desire to succeed and individual need.


Click the link below for more information.


http://www.ipdfw.org/scholarships/


DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2020

EECU Glenn Mandeville Memorial Scholarship

Fort Worth ISD seniors are encouraged to apply for the EECU Glenn Mandeville Memorial Scholarship.


The EECU Glenn Mandeville Memorial Scholarship Program provides (8) $5,000 scholarships to

students that are, or have an immediate family member in good standing with EECU.


The scholarship must be used for the purpose of study at an accredited college or university.


Click the link below for more information.


https://www.eecu.org/community/glenn-mandeville-memorial-scholarship


DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2020

T3 Partnership Pledge

Effective Fall 2021, eligible Fort Worth ISD graduates meeting eligibility criteria will receive a “last dollar” tuition-free scholarship for up to eight (8) semesters to Tarrant County College through the T3 Partnership Pledge. This scholarship will cover any tuition gap between what classes cost and what Pell grants and/or other federal, state or institutional aid does not.


All T3 Partnership information and updates will be sent to the email the student lists in their Pledge form. If contact information changes, email support@T3partnership.org as soon as possible.


T3 scholarship can only be used at a participating partner college or university; however, completing the Pledge does not commit a student from attending a partner institution. For a full list of participating colleges and universities, visit T3partnership.org.


>>Click here to take the Tarrant 2 & Through Partnership Pledge.


DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2020

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There are so many free scholarship search engines available to students online you'll get about 7 million results by Googling "scholarship search" that it can be difficult to know which websites to use.


Which sites you choose is up to you, but in case you need some help with your decision making, below are a few good starting points.


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Midwestern University

MISSION:

Through an emphasis upon teaching, augmented by the opportunity for students to engage in research and creative activities alongside faculty and to participate in co-curricular and service programs, Midwestern State prepares its graduates to embark upon their careers or pursue advanced study. The university’s undergraduate education is based upon a comprehensive arts and sciences core curriculum. The understanding that students gain of themselves, others, and the social and natural world prepares them to contribute constructively to society through their work and through their private lives.


ESTABLISHED:

1922


MASCOT:

Maverick T. Mustang


SCHOOL COLORS:

Maroon and Gold


ACCEPTANCE RATE:

71.1%


ENROLLMENT:

6,102


LOCATION:

Wichita Falls, TX


CAMPUS:

Suburban


TUITION:

$9,601

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The University of Cincinnati

MISSION:

The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research.


We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish.


Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.


ESTABLISHED:

1819


MASCOT:

Bearcats


SCHOOL COLORS:

Red and Black


ACCEPTANCE RATE:

73.1%


ENROLLMENT:

46,796


LOCATION:

Cincinatti, OH


CAMPUS:

Urban


OUT OF STATE TUITION:

$26,994

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GOLD SEAL APPLICATIONS DUE BY WEEK’S END

FWISD GOLD SEAL Programs and Schools of Choice 2021-22

The application deadline for 2021-2022 Fort Worth ISD’s Gold Seal Programs and Schools of Choice is Friday, December 4, 2020. Online applications will be accepted until 5 p.m.


Visit www.fwisd.org/choice to complete the application by the deadline and learn more about the Gold Seal opportunities available.


Once the application window closes, Gold Seal applicants will be admitted to schools and programs by a computer-generated lottery. Families will be notified via email when lottery results are ready to view. The notification will be sent by email in mid-January 2021.


Students not selected to their first choice will be placed on a waiting list for that choice unless the choice is Arlington Heights Dance, Young Women’s Leadership Academy or I.M. Terrell Academy Visual and Performing Arts. Applicants not identified as eligible through the screening process for the three programs will be placed on a waiting list for their second choice if not admitted to the second choice.


Families needing application assistance are encouraged contact the campus they’re interested in or submit a question via Let’s Talk.