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. 

     

    COLLEGE INFO

     

    Colleges coming near Henry Clay

    *JUNIORS- To meet with college reps coming to Henry Clay sign up online here .

     10/24    SCAD- Savannagh College of Art & Design- Cincinnati, OH  Register at scad.edu/infosession

    Governor's Scholars Program/Governor's School for the Arts/Governor's School for Entrepreneurs

    GSE- Application opens November 15 for 9th, 10th and 11th graders at www.kentuckygse.com

    Info sessions- Nov 19- 8am, all 3 lunches and 3:20pm in room 138

    GSA- Application opens October 4 for 10th and 11th graders at http://www.kentuckycenter.org/education-community-arts/gsa

             Prep Workshops- Registration also opens Oct 4, Info sessions Tues, Oct 22.  8am & 3:20pm- HC Library, all 3 lunches in room 138-bring your lunch

    GSP- Info sessions- Oct 9-3:20pm HC Library, Oct 10- 8am HC Library, Oct 14- all 3 lunches in room 138-bring your lunch

     

    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

    LFUCG Parks and Recreation- Contact Suzanne Leibee at sleibee@lexingtonky.gov for more information.

    Lexington Living Arts and Science Center Summer Volunteer Program- must be 16 or older.  Download application here & return to JoAnna Scates at volunteer@lasclex.org

    Carnegie Center-  Contact Erica Cook at erica@carnegiecenterlex.org or 254-4175 ext 28 if interested or for more info

     TUTORING

    Math-  Tuesday & Wednesday mornings  7:30am - 8:15am  Room 134- Just show up

    Tutoring Club- multiple subjects-  Text @hctutoring to 81010 for text notifications-  Tutoring typically offered on Thurs & Fri at 7:30am in room 145.  Pay attention to text reminders.

    After school Study Hall/Tutoring- Mondays/Wednesdays/Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm in room 4.  Everyday study hall available and tutoring available according to this schedule- Mon- English, Wed- Math & Science, Thurs- Social Studies    No registration required

    www.prepfactory.com

    JOBS

     KUMON- assistants to help pre-k through high school students with math & reading skills. Monday and/or Thurs 3:30-8pm  Interested applicants email triciamartino@ikumon.com

    McAlister's Deli- Euclid Ave- must have and maintain a 3.2GPA

    Marco's Pizza is hiring insiders and drivers.  Insiders must be 16.  Drivers have to be 18 and have had their license for atleast 2 years.  Apply at marcos.com 

     ACT/SAT/PSAT Registration & Test Prep

     

    SAT                         Test dates, registration and practice at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat

    ACT                        Test dates, registration and practice at www.act.org

                                    New ACT test prep: ACT Academy   www.act.org/academy

     PSAT                      Test date: October 16 at Henry Clay  More info & test prep at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10

                                   KAPLAN free PSAT test prep- info here.

    Other prep options:  www.prepfactory.com

                                  www.thecollegeprojectky.com/events   5 week ACT Review class, begins 9/23

    NOMINATIONS

    Deadline               Program                               

    11/22                   HOBY- Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Program for 10th graders.  Interested students should submit this essay and teacher rec to the Counseling Office. Cost ranges from $225-$425.

    11/25                    Villanova University Presidential Scholars Program.  See counselor to be nominated.  Info at https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/provost/crf/presscholar.html

     

    OVERNIGHT PROGRAMS that require applications 

    Many colleges have options to spend a night on campus as part of a college visit.  This space is for special programs that are typically targeted to a specific population and require a special application.  Many colleges do these so check the website of any college you are interested in not listed here.

    10/8         Voices of Tufts Diversity Arts & Sciences Experience- applications available Aug 2019- more info at https://admissions.tufts.edu/voices/voices-home/

     

    ACTIVITY/ SCHOLARSHIPS

    Date/Deadline                    Activity/Scholarship

     Neighborhood Youth Council Resource Guide

    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 info@ronbrown.org & application at http://rbsgps.com

     YMCA Black Achievers Registration packet here.

     

    10/10/19       United States Senate Youth Program- juniors see counselor for details.  Info about program here.

    10/14/19      Purdue University Women in Engineering Program- junior females- more info and registration at https://www.purdue.edu/wiep/

    11/5/19       Prudential Spirit of Community Awards- apply at https://spirit.prudential.com/

    11/1/19        Lexington Sister Cities Summer Student Exchange Programs- Shinhidaka, Newmarket, County Kildare

    11/16/19          National Portfolio Day- Cincinnati, OH https://nationalportfolioday.org/

    12/12/19       Art Academy of Cincinnati Scholastic Art & Writing Awards  https://www.artandwriting.org/

    1/17/20         John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest- 9th-12th grades- https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest

    Ongoing

    Youth Award Contests- National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution- https://www.sar.org/education/youth-contests-and-awards

                    Essay, JROTC Cadet Award, Eagle Scout Program, Oration Contest

    Scholarship search websites- click here for list of examples.

     

    SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMS-


    many colleges have summer programs so check college websites to discover more

    Kenyon College- STEM Scholars Program-  kenyon.edu/stem-scholars, Camp 4- kenyon.edu/camp-4, KEEP Scholars Program- kenyon.edu/keep , Young Writers Workshop- kenyonreview.org/young-writers

    12/1/19     The Bronfman Fellowship- 5 week all expenses paid trip to Israel for current 11th graders who self-identify as Jewish  More info at www.bronfman.org

     1/8/20      2020 High School Diplomats Program- 10 day program at Princeton University- July 22-Aug 2- Full Scholarship.  Current 10th & 11th graders apply at www.highschooldiplomats.com