Scholarship Bulletin


Although most of you are probably busy with holiday plans, I urge you to read the scholarship bulletin.

Seniors…  At the blink of an eye, you’ll be taking the last walk to receive your high school diploma.  If your plans included post secondary (college or trade school), you need to step up your game to find money to pay for school.

Juniors… it is never too early to begin applying for scholarships.  Many scholarships are open to underclassmen, so please don’t assume that you have to wait until you are a senior to apply.  This is not the case.

To read the bulletin, click on the link below.

+Scholarship Bulletin 12-6-13

Have a great day!


Scholarship Bulletin

Hello all!  (especially you seniors)

If your immediate plans after high school graduation (only 7 months away), include attending college, you MUST get acquainted with the guidance department’s Scholarship Bulletin.

The bulletin is available in the guidance office, on the high school’s web page, and here at this site.  So, there’s no excuses about not accessing the list.

You might be wondering, What’s so special about the scholarship bulletin?”   Well it’s quite simple… MONEY!!    That is money to help fund (pay for) your education.   For most of you, your parent/guardian are not independently wealthy.

You cannot expect them to dig deeper into their pockets to pay for school without you contributing.  You can contribute by applying for every single scholarship listed that you qualify for.   Will you win every one?  No, but every dollar that you win, will help lower the amount of your student loans that you will be required to pay back after graduation.

Whatever you do, don’t procrastinate.  Set a goal to apply daily.  You can also search scholarships on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.  Yes– you can!  Just type in the word, “scholarship” in the search field, and you will be surprised what you find.   Ask your English teacher to look over your essays because a well written essay is very important to winning.

Anyways, below is the link.  Although this list is short, the list grows longer into the school year.

ACHS Scholarship Bulletin

Good Luck!

Surfers’ Environmental Alliance Scholarship

**The information below was taken directly from the SEA’s website.  For more details, follow the link below.**

SEA Scholarships

Surfers’ Environmental Alliance (SEA) is committed to the preservation and protection of the environmental and cultural elements that are inherent to the sport of surfing. Our goals are achieved through grassroots efforts, community involvement, education and humanitarian efforts. We engage in projects that strive to conserve the quality of our marine environment, preserve or enhance surf breaks, protect beach access rights, and safeguard the coastal surf zone from unnecessary development.

We are proud to announce our first scholarship opportunity.  Please read the following application guidelines and complete the application.

We are now accepting applications for the 2013-14 academic years. Please follow these instructions: 1. Carefully read the eligibility guidelines provided below before submitting your application and supporting documents. 2. Complete the Scholarship Essay Submission section in its entirety. ELIGIBILITY GUIDE-LINES1. High School students must be entering a 2 or 4 year college or university, currently enrolled and returning college and graduate students may also apply.2. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale and must enroll full-time for the Fall 2013 semester.

3. Applicants must be citizens of the United States.

4. To be eligible for this award you must  answer both of the following two essay questions: in under 1000 words, “Why is keeping the ocean pollution free, and accessible to beach-goers important to you?” and in under 500 words, describe your career plans, community activism, and personal ambitions.


Applications and all supporting documents must be submitted by May 15, 2013.

Primary considerations for awards are: 1. SCHOLARSHIP.  Submit your essays and application outlining your aspirations and community involvement,   (The maximum annual award is up to $3,500.   SEA will award up to 6 separate scholarships for the 2013 – 2014 year.)2. EXCELLENCE. Official academic transcripts are required and must reflect a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.  Transcript must include grades through the second semester of the 2012-2013 high school academic year or the first semester of the Fall 2012 academic year for college/graduate students.  (Transcript should be sent to; Surfers’ Environmental Alliance, 543 2nd Ave., Long Branch, NJ  07740.

3. ACTIVISM.   One letter of recommendation is required from a community service organization with which the applicant has been actively involved.


Applicants will be notified of the Scholarship Committee’s decision in early June 2013.  Awards are granted for one year only.

Updated Scholarship Bulletin

Hello and Happy Cold Tuesday!!

Burr…  The wind was blowing in the parking lot this morning.  Although it doesn’t feel like spring, the calendar says other.  Spring is also the time to stay focused on completing scholarship applications.  I repeat, “Spring means full steam ahead with scholarship applications!”

Below is the updated bulletin.   Now get busy and have a fabulous day!

+Scholarship Bulletin 4-23-13



Updated Scholarship Bulletin

“A goal without a plan is just a wish!”

Larry Elder

Your goal to attend college will simply be a “wish” if you have no plan of action.  That said, It’s that time again!! What time? Scholarship time! Here is the latest scholarship bulletin.  I urge you to read it and…. do something with it.

Highlight all the scholarships that you qualify for.  Then…. set a goal of completing one application per day. It really is just that simple. 🙂

If you have questions about your GPA or class rank, contact your guidance counselor.

Scholarship Bulletin

Good Luck!!

Mrs. Cain

Scholarship Bulletin


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