Grade 12 Scholarships & Announcements
KHEAA- Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority is a great resource for all things college related- www.kheaa.com
*Live streaming & real time sessions- https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/sessions?main=1
FAFSA- Federal Application for Student Aid- available beginning Oct 1, 2021- apply at fafsa.ed.gov OR use the app myStudentAid
Oct 30 ACT Free Virtual Event "My Journey: High School to College and Career- sign up here to be notified when registration opens: https://cloud.e.act.org/college-and-career-planning-event?cid=email:marketo:pi05-pi06-ccrw-b2c-k12-b2c:dc_1730-internal-organ
Students on free & reduced lunch can get fee waivers for SAT, ACT and college application fees- contact your counselor.
Other students who need assistance can contact Mrs. Bowman in the Youth Service Center- firstname.lastname@example.org
Virtual & In-Person College Visits
Colleges will be visiting Henry Clay virtually. Sign up at the link below. Check back frequently as new colleges will be added often.
Virtual College link: https://forms.gle/ewC2s8awgeTHnYxF8
The College Tour app provides virtual campus visits.
Miami University, OH, Bridges Program- overnight visit experience- Register by 9/27 at http://www.miamioh.edu/admission/high-school/bridges/
Transylvania University Kick Start Your College Search Fri. Sept 10 9am-2pm https://apply.transy.edu/register/2021CollegeKickstart
Colleges coming to Lexington
Western Kentucky University- Thurs. Sept 16: 7pm Register at wky.edu/discoverwku or call (270) 745-2551
Middle Tennessee State University- Thurs. Nov 11: 6-8pm Register at mtsu.edu/rsvp Origin Lexington Hotel
Free Online Tutoring through Lexington Public Library- Details here.
Kentucky Virtual Library- Free test prep https://www.learningexpresshub.com/productengine/LELIndex.html#/learningexpresslibrary/libraryhome
Free Essay Editing Services for High School Students from DePaul University- Click here for info.
9/24/21 Davidson College Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship for scholar-athletes. Letter of recommendation must be provided to your school counselor.
10/21/21 Indiana University Wells Scholars Program- nomination details & materials needed here.
11/16/21 University of Virginia Jefferson Scholars Program- nomination details & materials needed here.
11/29/21 Davidson College John M. Belk Scholarship- more info here. Letter of recommendation must be provided to your school counselor.
Central Kentucky Scholarships/Opportunities
11/1/21 Emerging Pearls Foundation Scholarship for African American seniors who plan to attend Kentucky State Fall 2022: Flyer, apply at https://www.emergingpearlsfoundation.org/clarke-scholarship-application
9/23/21 Camp Hope- Virtual Camp for students up to 17 who have experienced the death of a loved one in the past 2 years. Register at https://www.bgcarenav.org/our-care-services/grief-care/camp-hope
10/31/21 Applications for Academy Nominations from Andy Barr at www.barr.house.gov
BCTC ASPIRE Scholars Program for African American Seniors- Click here for flyer.
YMCA of Central Kentucky Black Achievers Program accepting students- https://ymcacky.org/programs/education-development/black-achievers
BCTC ASPIRE Scholarship for African American students- Click here for flyer and complete online interest form at- https://legacy.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/forms/transfer_center/aspire/
"The Best Scholarships in Kentucky"- https://www.conqueryourexam.com/best-scholarships-in-kentucky/?utm_source=ob
New Voters looking for students to run non-partisan voter registration drives. Check out flyer for more info.
9/15/21 The Gates Scholarship for outstanding minority students who are Pell-eligible https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship
9/28/21 Questbridge National College Match https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match
10/19/21 6pm Heisman High School Scholarship- https://heismanscholarship.com/
10/31/21 The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
11/18/21 Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program-https://www.jkcf.org/
12/31/21 Free Speech Essage- https://www.thefire.org/resources/high-school-network/essay-contest/
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards- https://www.artandwriting.org/
Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship available at over 140 universities- Search for your college- https://sigep.org/scholarships/
Scholarships available to students deeply involved in community service- Check out this blog post.
20th of each month- LA Tutors $500 scholarship given monthly https://www.latutors123.com/scholarships/innovation-in-education/
Black History Month Scholarships here
Social Work Scholarship Guide- https://mastersinsocialworkonline.org/resources/scholarship-guide/
Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarships- https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/
Neighborhood Youth Council Resource Guide
College Resources for Undocumented Students www.wearethedream.us
YMCA Black Achievers Registration here.
Students of the Year Campaign- Leukemia & Lymphoma Society- https://studentsoftheyear.org/
Sallie Mae- Paying for college resource
Scholarship search websites- examples below
fastweb College Scholarships: 2020 Edition: https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/college-scholarships-2020-edition?utm_source=solo&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20200123_EDU