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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 INFO: 

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:   www.fastweb.com

                                                                 www.scholarships.com

                                                                 www.fastaid.com 

 

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. 

UPCOMING DATES:

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