Counselor's Form
The More You Know

·         February 2nd  we will have the Hard Work Café in the cafeteria to reward our 1st Semester Principal’s List and Honor Roll Students

 ·         February 3rd we will have the Financial Aid Workshop in the Media Center

 ·         February 4th we will reward all our N.B.A. (Never Been Absent) students for the month of January

 ·         College Visits

o   Georgia Military College will be here February 2nd

o   Clayton State University will be here February 12th

o   Georgia College will be here February 23rd

 

·         The makeup date for cancelled SAT will be February 20th.   Check your email for official information about the test from SAT/College Board. 

 

·         The ACT will be administered March 4th

 ·         Scholarship Information

o   ExploraVision Awards - $10,000 awarded to 40 (Deadline 020/1/16)

o   Davidson Fellows Scholarships - $50,000 awarded to 20 (Deadline 02/10/16)

o   You Deserve It Scholarship - $1000 awarded to 1 (Deadline 02/15/16)

o   Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship - $2,500 awarded to 20 (Deadline 03/03/16)

o   American Foreign Service Association Scholarship - $5,000 awarded to 77 (Deadline 03/06/16)

o   Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship - $500 awarded to 1 (Deadline 03/30/16)

o   Signet Classics Student Scholarship - $1,000 awarded to 1 (Deadline 04/14/16)

o   Global Lift Equipment Scholarship - $500 awarded to 1 (Deadline 06/15/16)

o   SP Scholarship - $10,000 awarded to 10 (Deadline 06/15/16)

Please visit www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php for more information

 

·         Registering for the SAT

o   Go to www.sat.collegeboard.org/register

o   Select your preferred test date

o   Create your account

o   Follow the instructions that the website list

 

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.  All USDA/1890 National Scholars are required to compete for appropriate employment immediately after graduation and, if selected, commit to at least one year of service to USDA for each year of financial assistance provided.

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor's degree at the following universities:

  • Alabama A&M University
  • Alcorn State University, Mississippi
  • Central State University, Ohio
  • Delaware State University
  • Florida A&M University
  • Fort Valley State University, Georgia
  • Kentucky State University
  • Langston University, Oklahoma
  • Lincoln University, Missouri
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Prairie View A&M University, Texas
  • South Carolina State University
  • Southern University, Louisiana
  • Tennessee State University
  • Tuskegee University, Alabama
  • University of Arkansas Pine Bluff
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Virginia State University
  • West Virginia State University

General Eligibility

·         Be a U.S. citizen

·         Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.
  • Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines
  • Demonstrate leadership and community service
  • Submit an official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official's signature
  • Submit a signed application (original signature only)