Grades 9-11 Scholarships & Announcements
On this page you will find information about scholarship, nominations for scholars programs, volunteer opportunities, jobs, Colleges coming to Lexington or nearby. summer programs and more. Please read the entire list so you don't miss anything. If you would like more info about anything please see your Counselor.
At this time colleges are offering info sessions in person, online and/or virtual college tours. Check out their websites for more info.
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
Virtual College Visits through Henry Clay
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
Virtual College Fairs: https://www.gotocollegefairs.com/
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.
Free Essay Editing Services for High School Students from DePaul University- Click here for info.
ACT/SAT/PSAT Registration & Test Prep
Students on free & reduced lunch can get fee waivers for the SAT & ACT- contact your counselor.
Other students who need assistance can contact Mrs. Bowman in the Youth Service Center- firstname.lastname@example.org
Kentucky Virtual Library- Free test prep https://www.learningexpresshub.com/productengine/LELIndex.html#/learningexpresslibrary/libraryhome
Free bootcamps for AP & SAT: https://www.numerade.com/courses/
ACT vs SAT- which one is best for you? Click here to learn more about Kaplan's FREE practice test weekend to help you decide.
SAT Test dates, registration and practice at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat
ACT Test dates, registration and practice at www.act.org
PSAT Test prep at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10
KAPLAN free PSAT test prep- info here.
College Vine- Your Guide to Free SAT Prep Classes- https://blog.collegevine.com/your-guide-to-free-sat-prep-classes/
6 Free Ways to Prepare for the ACT- https://www.ksl.com/article/46670146/6-free-ways-to-prepare-for-the-act-test
Ultimate Test Prep- scholarship for Free ACT Prep Class- https://ultimatetestprep.com/scholarship/
The College Project 5 week ACT review class - www.thecollegeprojectky.com/events
Free Virtual Practice Tests from Study Point Tutoring: Register here.
Other prep options: www.prepfactory.com
LEXINGTON/ CENTRAL KY
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
YMCA of Central Kentucky Black Achievers Program accepting students- https://ymcacky.org/programs/education-development/black-achievers
Craft Academy at Morehead State University- Info for current sophomores here. Deadline to apply is 2/1/2021.
Neighborhood Youth Council Resource Guide
Juniors: 12/31/21 Free Speech Essage- https://www.thefire.org/resources/high-school-network/essay-contest/
College Resources for Undocumented Students www.wearethedream.us
Scholarships for Immigrant students- click here
deadlines vary Study Abroad opportunities- click here for info
Guided Pathway Support Program from the Ron Brown Scholar Program- for current 10th & 11th graders. Program is a free college advising program for college-bound African American students & their parents. More info can be received by emailing email@example.com & application at http://rbsgps.com
FREE STEMed for Girls Program- Virtual Workshops- Learn more and register here.
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
KY Governor's Scholars Program, KY Governor's School for the Arts, KY Governor's School for Entrepreneurs- go to this link for more info:https://www.fcps.net/Page/17020
Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray State University- Deadline to apply is March 1, 2022 More info and applications at https://www.murraystate.edu/cha/
OUT OF STATE SUMMER PROGRAMS
*Many colleges have summer programs so check college websites to discover more.
*High School Navigator- database for summer programs- https://hsnavigator.org/
Wondering what to do next summer? Considering taking a gap year? TeenLife’s free online resources connect students and parents to a wide range of teen-centered academic and experiential learning opportunities that build confidence and inspire purpose and passion for life beyond school. To begin searching for summer or gap programs, go to www.teenlife.com and enter a special interest that you have in the search bar. Then filter by Summer Programs or Gap Programs. To download PDFs of TeenLife's latest guides, go to http://guides.teenlife.com/download.
Teen Life's Guide to Summer Programs 2021-2021 Booklet