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Blog posts January 2019

Scholarships DUE!

A few scholarships due tomorrow! Be sure to check out the blog & the matrix...apply if you qualify! 

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Upcoming College Visits

Juniors & Seniors
upcoming college visits: 
POLY, FGCU, & HTC
Sign up in blue binder in guidance asap if interested!

Brewster Tech Field Trip

Seniors & Juniors! 
Brewster Tech College Field Trip 
2/13/18 
must have a 2.0 GPA 
Sign ups on the wall in guidance

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HCC Rep here TODAY!

HCC rep here TODAY (in Edgeman's office in guidance) during all 3 lunches! 
Come see her and get any questions answered about any HCC campus and/or program. 
Also, if you want help with the HCC application, she can help you apply right then and there.

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HCC Scholarship Opportunity!!!

Seniors!!!
HCC Scholarship Opportunity!
Associate's Degree paid
$400 book stipend per semester

Are you planning on going to HCC and have at least a:
-3.25 unweighted 
-SAT: 1130 or ACT: 22

If YES, let Mrs. Edgeman know ASAP AND apply to BOTH HCC and the HCC Honors Program!

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Spring 2019 On Campus Dual Enrollment

After school on-campus dual enrollment classes start today, 1/9/19.  If you're signed up, make sure you're on time to class. 

9-12 graders! Right Fit Foundation DUE: 4/30/18!

Award: $1,000-$5,000

-US citizen

-Hillsborough, Pasco, or Pinellas county resident

-preference given to middle income families

-3.0 weighted GPA

-finalists interviewed

-selection criteria: 25% for the ability to follow directions, 25% for the students’ academic profile, 50% for the…

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Seniors! American Muslim Alliance of Florida Inc. Scholarship DUE: 4/1/19!

Award: $500-$1000

 

-graduating from school in Florida

-open to students of all faiths and races

-entering college full time

-3.0 GPA w/ official high school transcript attached

-two (1 page…no longer) letters of recommendation from teachers of core subjects

-guidance counsel…

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Seniors! Community Action Board Scholarship DUE: 3/29/19!

Award: scholarships up to $5,000

 

-must be at least 16 and a senior

-household income must be at or below 125 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines as required by Community Services Block Grant (see chart in application)

-reside in Hillsborough county

-2.5 GPA

-recommendatio…

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Seniors! Buckhorn Scholarship DUE: 3/1/19!

Award: $500

 

-current resident in the Buckhorn subdivision

-75 csh

-3.0 unweighted GPA

-1 letter of recommendation (non-family member)

-permanent record summary (ask Mrs. Bass in guidance)

-copy of photo ID showing home address

-community service verification form (in appli…

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Seniors! The James (Coach) Day Scholarship DUE: 2/1/19!

Award: $1,000

 

-track and field active team member

-must participate in a scheduled event at the Bob Hayes Track Meet

-2.0 unweighted GPA

-official high school transcripts

-essay of no more than 250 words describing how your experience in track and field will help you achieve you…

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Seniors! Military Family Support Trust Scholarship DUE: 2/1/19!

Award: Eighteen 4-yr scholarships

 

-military eligibility: students parent, guardian, grand or great grandparent must meet criteria (see application eligibility section)

-3.0 unweighted GPA

-1000 on SAT or 21 on ACT

-must demonstrate superior leadership skills in school and/or commun…

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Check out the Scholarship Blog

...new scholarships added...APPLY, APPLY, APPLY!!! 
 

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9-12 graders! 10 Words or Less Scholarship DUE: 1/31/19!

Award: $500

-Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see. Your comment should answer the question:  “In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.”

-“Like” their Facebook page

Find scholarship instructions here:

https://stud…

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Juniors! Coolidge Scholarship DUE: 1/23/19!

Award: $1,000-full ride for 4 years

-juniors planning to enroll in college in the fall of 2020

-primarily: academic excellence

-secondary: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for & understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility & service

 

Fi…

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9-12 graders! NSU Holocaust Reflection Contest DUE: 1/21/19!

Award: $250-$1,000

-read & review documented survivor testimonials (accessible on their website)

-Identify a single testimonial that inspires you

-reflect on this piece of history, what it means to you, and how you can apply this insight in making your own daily life choices

-create an o…

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9-12 graders! John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest DUE: 1/18/19

Award: $100-$10,000

-students must register online

-write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage

-700-1000 word count, not including the bibliography which must have at least 5 varied reli…

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Seniors! University of Michigan Geisinger Scholarship DUE: 1/18/19

Award: $20,000 annually (4 years or bachelors degree)

-must be accepted at the University of Michigan & pursuing an undergraduate degree program in engineering

-non-Michigan resident student

-one-page personal essay based on what you hope to accomplish with a college education in engineerin…

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Seniors! Communtiy Roundtable scholarship DUE: 1/18/19

Amount: $1,000

-parent or guardian must be a resident of the greater Brandon area

-proof of residency

-3.0 weighted GPA

-no regard for financial need

-must provide college enrollment or acceptance letter

-will be chosen based on: community service, extra-curricular activities, acad…

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Stetson University

Any seniors going to Stetson University AND have a 
-3.5 weighted GPA 
-1350 SAT or 30 ACT 
If yes, let Mrs. Edgeman know asap...scholarship opportunity

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