Scholarship Bulletin

Hello!

January is the time of year when scholarships are plentiful. If you want the money; it is there, you just have to be committed enough to consistently apply for the scholarships.  Below is the latest bulletin update.

 

“Success will be within your reach only when you start reaching out for it.”

― Stephen Richards, Think Your way to Success: Let Your Dreams Run Free

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ACHS October/November College Visits

Atlantic City High School – College Visits – October_Nov2012

It is that time again when representatives from many colleges and universities visit our school.  This is great news for you?  Why? Because your parent/guardian does not have to spend money visiting colleges that are of interest to you. Also, speaking to admission representatives in person can help you narrow down your choices.   To help you make the best decision for you and your family, the representatives will answer your questions and concerns about enrollment.

If you are interested in meeting with a representative from a college on this list, contact YOUR guidance counselor.

“In order to succeed,
you must know what you
doing, like what you are
doing, and believe in what
you are doing.”
Will Rogers

Atlantic City College Tour 2012

AC COLLEGE TOUR 2012

Is Looking for College Bound Students
(Seniors, Juniors, & Sophomores)

To Tour:

HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Tentatively Traveling to:
North Carolina – Virginia – Maryland – Delaware – Pennsylvania

Sunday, November 4 – Thursday, November 8, 2012
Tentative Fee:  $450.00 (Includes Lodging & Transportation Only)

COLLEGE TOUR ORIENTATION
Union Baptist Temple Church – Pennsylvania & Drexel Avenues
Atlantic City, NJ
(Please use Drexel Avenue Entrance)

on

Monday, September 10 – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 18 – 7:00 p.m.
Monday, September 24 – 7:00 p.m.
(Student and Parent/Legal Guardian MUST attend at least one (1) orientation session)

Applications with a $100.00 Deposit are due Monday, September 24
Final Payment
is due no later than Tuesday, October 9

For more information please contact:
Linda Steele – 628 S. First Avenue, Galloway Township, NJ 08205 609.748.9717
or Sharon Tripp at 609.484.9822

Princeton University Summer Journalism Program

Princeton University is accepting applications for an all expenses paid summer program for high school students journalists from low-income backgrounds.  The program takes places for 10 days in August on the campus of Princeton University.

For more details visit www.princeton.edu/sjp

The application process will take place in two parts. For the first part, students should fill out the application, which can be found and submitted online here: https://fs4.formsite.com/pusjp/form1/secure_index.html.  The application must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 15, 2012. No extensions will be given for any reason. Please do not mail a hard copy of the application to Princeton University.

In the second round of the application process, finalists will be interviewed by the program directors—either in person or over the phone—and they will be asked to provide printed copies of the following items via U.S. mail: an official transcript; the first page of the 2009 (or 2010, if available) income-tax return form (the 1040 or 1040EZ form) of their custodial parent(s)/guardian(s), or a signed statement by their parent(s)/guardian(s) saying that their income is below the level at which they would be required to file income tax returns; a recommendation letter from a teacher; and clips from their high school newspaper or other publication (optional).

Good luck!

New Scholarlship Bulletin

The new scholarship bulletin is out.  If you have plans to attend college or a trade school, you need to look over the list EVERY time it’s published.  What’s the big deal???  The big deal is that scholarships are FREE money.  Money that you do not have to repay.    Okay.  You don’t like to write essays.  I get that, but there are things that I don’t like doing but have to do them anyway.    All of which is a part of adulthood.  You’re on your way to adulthood; take the good with the bad. 

Follow the link below and read through the lists.  If you meet the minimum requirements, APPLY.  You may end up being awarded the scholarship by default.  What does that mean?  It means that you may have been the only applicant, so you win the $$.    Ask your English teacher to look over your essays; they’ll help you to perfect it.  Be sure to give your teacher time to look it over.   Good luck and remember to “Think Forward!”

Here’s the link: 

http://achs.acboe.org/res_view_folder.aspx?id=0c3ae45c-a4ad-48d8-9f40-9aba679bc2db&userGroupId=8f03671f-3f0b-4cfe-b314-34ce02ce9a9c&userGroupType=

Scholarship Bulletin

Attached is the first Scholarship Bulletin for this school year!  If you plan to attend college, you SHOULD look over the list each time a new one is posted. You can also find this list in the guidance department.   You can access applications online at:

http://www.acboe.org/res_view_folder.aspx?id=0c3ae45c-a4ad-48d8-9f40-9aba679bc2db&userGroupId=8f03671f-3f0b-4cfe-b314-34ce02ce9a9c&userGroupType=G