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Blog posts September 2016

MacDill Council for Educational Excellence

In an effort to best serve military families, Hillsborough County Public Schools and MacDill Air Force Base have formed the MacDill Council for Educational Excellence.  This group will meet quarterly to discuss educational concerns specific to military families.  The first meeting will be held on

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Virginia Military Institute Institute Scholarship Program

VMI's Institute Scholarship Program awards scholarships ranging from $5000 per year up to the full cost of tuition at VMI.  Applicants should have a minimum combined SAT of 1350 (R+M) or ACT composite of 31, a minimum high school GPA of 3.7, and should rank in the top 10% of their class.  To apply f…

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Florida State University CARE Program

Florida State University's CARE (Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement) Program application is currently open, and the priority deadline is October 19th, 2016.  The CARE Summer Bridge program provides a comprehensive program of orientation and support for first-generation (neither parent ha…

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Brown University Admissions Info Session

Brown University will be hosting an information session on Sunday, October 16th at 2:00 pm at Berkeley Preparatory School, located at 4811 Kelly Road, Tampa, Fl, 33615.  The program will include an informational presentation and an opportunity for questions and answers.  Interested students in grade…

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Right Fit Foundation Scholarship

The Right Fit Foundation will award one $5000 non-renewable scholarship per year.  The foundation may award $500 to multiple finalists.  To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be US citizens, residents of Hillsborough, Pasco, or Pinellas County, be a current high school student, and ha…

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Duke University Arts and Humanities Open House

Duke University will be hosting an on-campus open house for their Trinity College of Arts and Sciences.  The open house will be held on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm.  Participants will learn more about Trinity's flexible curriculum and immersive humanities experiences; parti…

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2016 Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards

High school students may be awarded up to $3000 in educational grants for their achievement in business and entrepreneurship, education, mathematical sciences, healthcare, science, engineering, innovation and technology, and community service.  High school students who are of Hispanic descent should…

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Cimino Elementary Paint Night Volunteer Opportunity

Cimino Elementary School will be hosting a paint night on Friday, October 7th, 2016.  Volunteers are needed to help set up from 4:00-6:00 pm, during the event from 6:00-7:30, and to help clean up after the even concludes.  Students interested in volunteering should contact Cimino Elementary School a…

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USF Campus Visit Opportunities

USF's Office of Admission will provide several opportunities to visit campus throughout the school year.

Stampede to Success - Saturday, October 15, 2016

Students and families can participate in a casual but informative day that will introduce them to academics, housing, campus life, and various s…

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Bloomingdale Fall Festival Volunteer Opportunity

The Bloomingdale Homeowners Association and the Bloomingdale Golfers Club will be hosting their annual Fall Festival from 10 am until 2 pm on Saturday, October 22nd.  This is an opportunity to earn up to 8 hours of community service for Bright Futures.  Students interested in volunteering should ema…

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Bloomingdale Homeowners Association Volunteer Registry

The Bloomingdale Homeowners Association Volunteer Registry provides high school students with opportunities to complete volunteer hours for Bright Futures and other scholarships.  Students who register will be contacted as community service events arise throughout the year.  Click here for more in…

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Military Family Support Trust Scholarship

The Military Family Support Trust expects to award 18 four year, renewable scholarships ranging from $2000-$12,000.  Applicants must have a parent, guardian, grand or great-grandparent who meets one of the following criteria:

1. A Retired, Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve Officer, or a F…

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Stetson University J. Ollie Edmunds Scholarship

Stetson University's J. Ollie Edmunds Scholarship covers the full cost of tuition, annual fees, required course texts and materials, and on-campus room and board for four years.  The scholarship also includes a $1500 summer stipend, which may be used for a vocational internship or a summer study abr…

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WACE National Co-Op Scholarship Program

The WACE National Co-Op Scholarship Program will award 175 merit scholarships totaling $4.5 million.  The application is open to graduation seniors who have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and who plan to apply to at least one of the WACE Partner Institutions in the fall of 2017.  Applications are due Februa…

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Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition

The Boston University Trustee Scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to BU.  25 Trustee scholarships will be awarded to incoming freshmen.  Trustee Scholars usually rank at the top of their classes and demonstrate exceptional leadership in their schools and communities.  To apply, appl…

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Discover Duke Info Session

Duke University will be hosting an admissions information session on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Tampa Marriott Westshore, located at 1001 N. Westshore Boulevard. Duke University admissions officers will present information and answer questions about the university, admissions …

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US Naval Academy Alumni Association Founders Day Dinner

The Tampa Bay Chapter of the US Naval Academy Alumni Association will be hosting a Founder's Day Dinner on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016.  High school students in grades 9-12 who are interested in learning more about the Naval Academy are invited to attend.  Students must be accompanied by at least …

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Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity

The Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity is a four-year, full tuition scholarship established in honor of Hamilton writer, composer, and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda (class of 2002) and director Thomas Kail (class of 1999).  This scholarship covers full tuition at Wesleyan for four years…

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US Naval Academy Admissions Forum

The United States Naval Academy Admissions Office will be hosting an informational program on Saturday, October 29th at Berkeley Preparatory School.  Check in begins at 8:30 AM and the program will run from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.  Students in grades 9-12 who are interested in attending the Naval Academ…

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Academy Day September 24th, 2016

The Office of Congressman Dennis Ross will host Academy Day on Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 10:00 am at Hillsborough Community College.  The event will be held at the Trinkle Center, room 119-121 (1206 N Park Rd, Plant City, Fl, 33563).

Representatives from the following schools will be in …

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