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Blog posts August 2014

UCF Open Houses

“Knight for a Day” Open Houses

“Knight for a Day” Open Houses are Saturday events designed to introduce students and parents to UCF. You’ll learn about the application process, academic programs, student life, and financial aid in a comprehensive, daylong program. Events begin with registration…

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National College Fairs

NACAC will be hosting National College Fairs on:


Sunday October 12th 


CFE Arena(formerly the UCF arena)

University of Central Florida



Tuesday October 21st

9:00-12:00PM; 5:30-8:30PM

Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center


Register at:

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Visual and Performing Arts College Fair

There will be a visual and performing arts college fair on Tuesday, September 30,2014 at the Dillard Center for the Arts in Ft. Lauderdale.  To view a list of college and register, visit

Thirteenth Annual Co-Op Scholarship Program

Clarkson University
Drexel University 
Johnson & Wales University 
Merrimack College
SUNY Oswego 
University of Massachusetts Lowell
QUALIFICATIONS: To qualify for this scholarship, students must:

• Have a cumulative high school GP…

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Tulane University Open House

Tulane University will be hosting an Open House on October 6th at the Marriott Tampa.  Representatives will be sharing information on what makes Tulane a premier choice in higher education, and giving prospective students a head start at discovering the one of a kind learning experience Tulane provi…

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University of Tampa Open House


401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606


Type of Admissions Event

Open House


This popular event brings many students and their families to our campus for a full overview of what UT has to offer.

Your experience will include the following:

-Campus tour
-Tour of residence halls

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315 Scholarships for Florida Students!

With sunshine nearly year-round, living in Florida can definitely have its advantages — for instance, scholarships! While you may instantly think of theme parks, like Disney World and Universal Studios, or beautiful landscapes, like the Everglades or the beaches at the Florida Keys, Florida is also …

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The Gates Millennium Scholars program


The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. The 2015 GMS Online Application is open until the Wednesday, Jan…

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College Representative Visits

If you are having issues signing up the college representative visits, please come see Mrs. Usher in the guidance office.  No one will be admitted without a pass!

Prudential Spirit of Community award-Nov 4th deadline!

Program Overview

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States' largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. The program was created in 1995 by Prudential in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NAS…

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Prudential Spirit of Community Award-Nov 14th Deadline!

Program Overview

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States' largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. The program was created in 1995 by Prudential in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NAS…

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Mississippi State University Preview Day

MSU will be hosting two Fall preview Days geared towards high school seniors.  The goal is to have them spend an entire day on campus & see what a day in the life of a bulldog is all about.  Students will have the opportunity to hear from academic representatives, check out new residence halls, see …

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MIT Open House

MIT will be hosting an information session at:


Berekely Prepatory School

Lykes Center

Tampa, FL

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 7:30 PM




Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center

1050 West Morse Boulevard

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:30PM


Visit for m…

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High School Law Club Now Forming

Lansky Law Group, a local law firm, is hosting a High School Law Club for 10th, 11th and 12th grade students who attend area high schools.


We held an organizational meeting back in May and had representation from students that attend Newsome, Bloomingdale and Strawberry Crest.


Membership i…

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation enables high-ability middle and high school students with financial need to realize their full academic potential. Through the Young Scholars Program, the Foundation has to date supported 600 students from across the nation, providing them with individualized education…

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship



The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Select…

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Websites for Financial Aid/Scholarships!

  • Scholarship Search Websites - Below are some of the top websites for students and parents to search for scholarships. There isn't an age limit to search for scholarships; however, some scholarships may only be available to students who meet certain criteria.


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Horatio Alger Florida Scholarship Program

Horatio Alger Florida Scholarship Program

43 $7,000 Scholarships Awarded
Funded through the generosity of Association Member John A. Moran


The Horatio Alger Florida Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students in the State of Florida who have exhibited integrity and perseveranc…

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Tampa Bay Business And Professional Women Scholarship-Due October 24th!

  The criteria are as follows: 

 Currently enrolled and completed at least one semester of higher education in pursuit of chosen
business or professional career.
 Maintains a satisfactory grade point average.
 Exhibits a strong motivation for education.
 Demonstrates commitment to and …

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Barnes Scholarship-Due October 15th!

2barnes_logo-clr.jpgThe Barnes Scholarships were established in 1999 to help college-bound teens who are high academic achievers, who have overcome significant obstacles in their lives and who have financial need. Each of the four winners is eligible to receive up to $15,000 per year for four ye…

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