COLLEGE FAIR – FOR ALL JUNIORS AND SENIORS……… To be held at North Webster High School’s Cafeteria on Monday, October 14th from 8:30-11:00.
SELECTIVE SERVICE Guys are reminded that you must register with the Selective Service within 30 days of your 18th birthday. The easiest way to register is to go online to www.sss.gov
COLLEGE VISITS: Seniors are allowed two days excused absences to visit colleges. To be excused, one of your parents must accompany you. Students must notify all teachers and coaches of any absence 3 days prior to attending your College Tour. Any work missed is the student’s responsibility to pick up, complete and return to teachers within the time frame the individual teacher gives you NO EXCEPTION….You must bring back an excuse from the Registrar/Admission Office of the College/University you toured in order for your days to be excused.
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY: Fall preview days will be October 8th, October 29th, and November 12th. It is$10 per person and registration begins on September 6th at www.campusvisit.msstate.edu
SOUTHEASTERN LOUSIANA UNIVERSITY Private campus tours are offered Mon-Thurs, 10-2 and Fridays at 10 a.m. Call 985-549-5637 to make an appointment.
NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (NATCHITOCHES) Early Bird Scholarship Deadline is Oct. 31st; Priority Scholarship Deadline is Dec. 1st. Go to www.nsula.edu for more scholarship info
ACT ACADEMY: The first step to getting into college is doing well on the ACT. Visit academy.act.org to do some practice tests for the ACT. Enjoy!
Want to take the ACT for free…….Please see Mrs. Thomas (For Juniors/Seniors Only)
SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications for scholarships come across the counselor’s desk daily and will be listed on NWHS website when available.
Scholarship websites to check out:
https://studentscholarships.org/2019scholarships.php... Please visit this website to peruse other various scholarships.
Lela's FAFSA Completion Scholarship
NO DEADLINE http://lela.org/completed_fafsa
Lela's Quarterly Scholarship
NO DEADLINE http://lela.org/register
Lela's Financial Literacy Scholarship
NO DEADLINE http://www.lela.org/online_forms/flquiz3.php
THE HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP: The scholarship programs provide financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. The scholarships are given to deserving students each year and range in award value from $6000 to $25,000. Please visit scholars.horatioalger.org for more information.
TULANE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS Several scholarships are offered including the John Hainkel LA Scholars Award, the Valedictorian Scholarship, Legislative Scholarship, Deans’ Honor Scholarship. Visit www.tulane.edu
National Rice Month Scholarship Contest - Produce a Video and Earn Scholarship Money If you’re thinking about how to pay for college next year -- Think Rice -- because the National Rice Month (NRM) Scholarship video contest is here. And it’s easy to participate! Three scholarship prizes, sponsored by Corteva, Agriscience, totaling $8,500 will be awarded. The grand prize winner will receive a $4,000 scholarship and a trip with a chaperone this December to the awards ceremony at the 2018 USA Rice Outlook Conference in San Diego, California. The second-place winner will receive a $3,000 scholarship, and third-place $1,500 For more information and to submit an entry, visit the NRM scholarship page. Entries are due by October 31.
WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN AWARD & SCHOLARSHIP
Award: Varies Criteria: Male or female athlete with a 3.0 GPA who excels in academics, athletics, and community involvement; must participate in at least one school-sponsored sport & must be a student of outstanding character; to apply, go to www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com by Oct. 1, 2019
JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP Award: up to $30,000 per year; Criteria: 3.5 GPA; 26 ACT or 1200 SAT; demonstrate financial need; 40 applicants are chosen nationwide. Applications open in early September. Go to www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/ deadline is November 20, 2019.
2019 PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNUINTY AWARD: If you had volunteered over the past, perhaps filling out a student application would be good for you. Go to spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit the deadline is November 5th, 2019.
The nomination period for Sallie Mae’s Bridging the Dream $25,000 scholarship program is about to open! Beginning August 23 – September 27, you have the opportunity to nominate high school juniors and seniors that would be a worthy candidate for this scholarship opportunity. Details found at www.SallieMae.com/BridgingtheDream. In the meantime, be thinking of a few students that may just need that extra help to make their dream of college come true and plan to nominate them beginning August 23.
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee offers the George C. French Scholarship to students graduating from Webster Parish high schools.
GEORGE FRENCH III SCHOLARHIP
ESTABLISHED IN 2018
Eligiblity: Students who are high school seniors, residents of Webster Parrish, LA, who plan to major in nursing to become registered nurses by attending an accredited two or four-year institution full-time and who demonstrate financial need are eligible for the scholarship.
George French III, served as the Chief Executive Officer of Minden Medical Center from 1982 until his retirement in 2016. George is a servant leader for all those around him, both at work and in the community. He is a humble leader, who defers accolades to his team and seeks to lift others up. One of George’s passions is the pursuit of lifelong learning, both for himself and those around him. George is an encourager and champion of looking beyond oneself in order to make a difference with others. He has impacted countless lives as he‘s helped others to achieve their dreams. His leadership and guidance has been invaluable at Minden medical and the people in and around Minden, LA.
To honor George’s service to Minden Medical Center, the community and George’s pursuit of learning a scholarship has been established in his name to provide financial assistance to a graduating high school senior, who is a resident of Webster Parrish, LA who is pursuing a career as a registered nurse.
The website for applying for the scholarship is www.cfmt.org/scholarships and the application will open in January, 2020. The deadline for the scholarship is March 15.
“B. Davis Scholarship”
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2020.
Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
The deadline for applications is May 22, 2020
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
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The ArkLaTex Chapter of AFCEA International is proud to announce the 14th round of Scholarship and Grant Applications for the counties/parishes along the I-20 Corridor from East Texas vicinity Marshall, TX east along I-20 through Northern Louisiana up to and including schools in Ruston, LA and Monroe, LA. We will also consider high schools in Southern Arkansas vicinity Texarkana, AR and the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts in Natchitoches, LA. It is recommended that all School Principals, Superintendents, guidance counselors and Science teachers receive these applications for the widest dissemination possible.
Please see the attached STEM applications for more details.
Completed applications must be received or postmarked no later than 1 February 2020. Award selection will be by 1 March 2020. The 2020 AFCEA ArkLaTex Chapter Scholarship Banquet will be held in April 2020. Honorees will be able to bring 3 guests for an elegant fun night especially made for them!
Any questions, please call or text Barb Schleben at (318) 934-2472.
Packaged Application mailing address is:
Vice President, Scholarships
ArkLaTex Chapter of AFCEA
PO BOX 133
Bossier City, LA 71110-0133
As the Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone service provider for the state of Louisiana, Hamilton Relay acknowledges that opportunities for higher education affect the future of Louisiana’s high school students. We are pleased to extend the Hamilton Relay Scholarship opportunity to graduating high school seniors in Louisiana who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking to assist in their goals of continuing their education.
We would appreciate your assistance in sharing the attached scholarship application and information with your eligible students. Hamilton Relay selects one candidate from each of the states where Hamilton is the contracted service provider. All candidates are required to submit an application, write an essay under the topic of communication technology and provide a letter of recommendation in order to qualify. The application documents can also be found online at www.hamiltonrelay.com.
The scholarship deadline is January 31, 2020 and applications must be received or postmarked by this date. The scholarship is in the amount of $500 and the winner will be determined on or before February 28, 2020.
If you have any questions about Hamilton Relay or the Hamilton Relay Scholarship Program, please contact me directly. My contact information is listed below.
Thank you for helping us share this opportunity!
T. Bobbye Abney | LA Outreach Coordinator | Hamilton Relay
Thank you for promoting the Bezos Scholars Program to eligible students at your school. The upcoming holiday break is a key time for students to work on their application for the 2020 Bezos Scholars Program. We want to make sure you have everything you need to share this opportunity and support students in completing a strong, competitive application.
This year-long leadership development program is open to high school juniors at North Webster High School – along with an educator they nominate.
Below are some resources that support students, and the adults who are helping them, through the application process:
Successful applicants demonstrate academic rigor, maturity, curiosity, and community leadership. Do you know a student that would be a great fit? Encourage them to apply! Applications are due January 31, 2020.
September 24, 2019 NWHS Blood Drive
October 11, 2019 NWHS Homecoming
October 14, 2019 College Fair
October 15, 2019 ASVAB
October 18, 2019 Parent Teacher Conference
October 26, 2019 ACT (National Test) @ NWHS