Current Scholarship Total for the Class of 2014: $1,463,800
Final Scholarship Total for the Class of 2013: $18,255,383!
Honors College at East Carolina University: December 15th deadline to submit an Honors College application. The Honors College invites applicants from the pool of students who meet the following eligibility criteria: Submit a completed application for undergraduate admission to East Carolina University by the priority deadline of December 1, Meet the following minimum criteria withinboththe standardized test and high school achievement categories, Minimum math/verbal combined SAT score of 1200 or Minimum ACT score of 27, Minimum un-weighted GPA of 3.5 or minimum weighted GPA of 4.0. ECU's impressive array of programs includes: The EC Scholars Program, the Business Scholars Program, and Early Assurance Programs in Medicine, Nursing, Audiology, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy. Click here to find a helpful document to share with students and their families, as well as a video highlighting the EC Scholars Award. The Honors College offers leadership, service, and research opportunities as well as a challenging curriculum to enhance our students’ college experience. Each student accepted into the Honors College will receive a scholarship valued at the cost of in-state tuition for eight consecutive semesters. The scholarship is just one of the many benefits afforded to Honors College students. The Honors College has a targeted notification date of January 31, 2014 for accepted Honors College students and special program finalists. For more information, please visit our website at www.ecu.edu/honors or contact us by email (email@example.com) or by phone (252.328.6373).
Washington & Lee University Johnson Scholars Program: 200 students are chosen as finalists for the Johnson Scholarship and W&L hosts their visits to their campus at the school's expense. Winners are chosen from this group and the Johnson Program fully funds their W&L education.The application is available on the W&L's Writing Supplement to the Common Application, and the deadline is December 1st.
The Stacey Palasek Memorial Scholarship is a $5,000 award that will be presented to a deserving female high school senior from Mecklenburg or Union Counties who plans to major in one of the hard sciences. Complete details and a downloadable nomination form can be found online at the CEM Corporation website http://www.cem.com/content52.html. Please see Ms. Kanna or any teacher to be nominated. Deadline December 16th, 2013.
Junior Elon Scholars Application & Nominations: The Junior Elon Scholars program serves academically talented high school juniors. These students demonstrate superior academic achievement and exceptional involvement in those activities which are highly valued as part of an Elon education. Selection is not based upon financial need. Benefits include the opportunity for early notification of acceptance to Elon, early consideration for a Presidential Scholarship valued at $18,000 over four years, and an invitation to apply for Elon’s prestigious Fellows Academic and Scholarship Programs. Candidates of a NC Junior Elon Scholars award should have: an “A” average, combined critical reading, math and writing SAT score of 1900 or higher or an ACT composite of 29 or higher, PSAT scores of 190 or higher or a PLAN score of 29 or higher, co-curricular achievements that should demonstrate sustained commitment and leadership. All SAT dates up to and including January 25th and all ACT dates up to and including December 14th prior to award notification beginning early March. The application is available online at www.elon.edu/apply. See Ms. Kanna for more information and applications.
Elon University - String Music Major Scholarships: Elon University announces increased scholarships for music majors who play violin, viola, cello or double bass! Visit http://www.elon.edu/e-web/academics/elon_college/music/orchestra.xhtml.
Award of Excellence Scholarship Competition: Full-tuition scholarship to the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI. Requirements: A cumulative high school GPA of 3.2 or above, Exceptional artistic ability as evidence by a portfolio with very strong technical and conceptual skills, ACT or SAT test (ACT score of 18 or higher, SAT score of 950 or higher - critical reading and math scores only). Students participating are encouraged to enter artwork in any of their strongest mediums or subject matter to best illustrate their artistic ability. Please see Ms. Kanna in guidance by December 18th if interested in being nominated.
For most scholarships, you will apply directly to the organization sponsoring the scholarship. For scholarships listed that require high school nomination, please contact Jessica Kanna to express interest by the listed deadline. She will contact you if additional information is needed in order for your information to be presented to the scholarship nomination committee. To help the guidance department with knowing which scholarships you may be interested or qualified for, please remember to be filling out your Senior Student Profile Sheet and resume to the guidance department ASAP if you haven't already done so.