Announcements

Scholarship/Financial Aid Opportunities

Starting September 5, 2019 - Ending June 30, 2020

Link to applications available in Naviance

ALL SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON NAVIANCE(https://connection.naviance.com/brunswickhi)

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards were created in 1995 to recognize students in middle level and high school grades who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.  Go to spirit.prudential.com for program details.  Deadline to apply is November 5, 2019.

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship:  Enrollment for the 2020 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest began AUGUST 5th and is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen!   Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2020 competition. Male and female students compete separately.  Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.   Go to enf.elks.org to apply and for more information.  Deadline to apply is November 5, 2019.

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarships:  Each year the DAR awards over $150,000 through more than 25 scholarships to young individuals for their outstanding academic achievements.  DAR Scholarships are offered for a wide range of disciplines including:  history, law, medical, nursing, music, education and many more.  The various DAR scholarships each have different requirements and procedures which must be followed to apply for the scholarship.  For additional information about specific scholarships or to obtain an application form, visit DAR.org.  Click here (https://education.fcps.org/bhs/sites/bhs/files/2020DARScholarships.pdf) for more information.  Deadline to apply is February 15, 2020.

The Lowell Bryan Scholarships are offered to two scholar-athletes (one woman and one man) in each entering class and valued at $35,000 annually. Bryan Scholars are chosen on the basis of academic and personal excellence and potential for impact in their sport in Davidson's NCAA Division I athletic program. 
Nomination Deadline (your school may nominate up to three students) September 27, 2019.
Nominees Admission Application Deadline must be completed and received in our office no later than 5:00 p.m., October 15, 2019.
Finalists will participate in selection interviews on campus on November 3, 2019..
See your Counselor for nomination

Kids Chance of Maryland - Since 1996, we have provided college scholarships to the children of Maryland's injured workers. Every year, thousands of workers are disabled by on-the-job injuries and, tragically, about 60 workers in Maryland lose their lives every year. Kids' Chance of Maryland provides an opportunity for the children of these workers to pursue their higher education, reach their goals, and fulfill their dreams for the future.  Go to http://www.kidschance-md.org/ for more information and to apply.

Central Scholarship - Since 1924, Central Scholarship has been providing Maryland scholarships and Maryland tuition assistance to students for the financial assistance they need to go higher. No matter what your dream, Central Scholarship can help you fund it.  Go to http://www.central-scholarship.org/scholarships/overview/ for more information and to apply.

The Bob and Pat Gehrke Scholarship Fund for College Prep.  Financial assistance to participate in classes to prepare students for college admission testing, such as the SAT or ACT, is available for high school juniors and seniors. The Bob and Pat Gehrke Scholarship Fund for College Prep, through The Community Foundation of Frederick County, will select participants based on financial need, as well as their leadership and community service record. A minimum 3.0 point average is required. Students can apply for assistance at any time. Recipients arenotified within 45 days after submitting their application. Details are available atwww.ScholarshipsFrederickCounty.com.

ARMY ROTC SCHOLARSHIP FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS The Army conducts a National Scholarship process for high school seniors who want to be considered for both Four-Year & Three-Year Army ROTC High School Scholarships. The National Scholarship portal (http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/high-school-students/four-year-scholarship.html) opens in mid-June for rising senior high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Army ROTC scholarships pay for full tuition and fees OR room and board ($10K/year - $5K/semester). The student makes the choice based on their family financial needs. Once contracted in either the fall of the freshman year for four-year recipients or fall of the sophomore year for three-year (advanced designee) recipients, students will also be eligible for $600/semester for books as well as the monthly ROTC stipend. The stipend pays $300, $350, $450 and $500 (tax-free) for the freshman through senior years, respectively. REQUIREMENTS Be a U.S. citizen Be between the ages of 17 and 26 Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50 Have a high school diploma or equivalent Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores) Meet physical standards Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard) YOUR COMMITMENT An eight-year service commitment with the Army through active, Guard/Reserve or IRR service.  Serve full time in the Army for a minimum of three or four years depending on the length of scholarship awarded. They will serve out the balance of the eight years in the Guard or Reserve or the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR).  Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career. Active duty is competitive, but Guard/Reserve service can be guaranteed with a Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty contract. APPLY ONLINE FOR AN ARMY ROTC FOUR-YEAR HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP If you are applying for a scholarship, you first will need to create a MY GOARMY account. Once you create an account, you will be sent to the MY GOARMY Log In page. Once you can successfully login to MY GOARMY, you can use your newly created account information to login to the scholarship application site. Students must have an account created by early January and must have their account complete by early March to meet the final board deadline. Students can major in any academic discipline while completing ROTC. They will take a Military Science (ROTC) leadership course each semester along with their chosen major. Cadets also participate in weekly (3x/week) physical training sessions and have a weekly experiential leadership lab where they learn military and leadership skills required of Soldiers and Officers.

Open Houses/Contests/Summer Programs

Starting September 5, 2019 - Ending June 15, 2020

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OPEN HOUSES:

Penn State Days:  September 21 - October 19.  For more information and to register, visit openhosue.psu.edu

Mississipi State University

Fall Preview Days:  October 14, November 11, November 25.  Open House; geared toward Juniors and Seniors.  $10 per person.  Space is limited.  Registration live September 16th at 9am CST.  Go to previewday.msstate.edu.

Ithaca College:  October 5, October 14, October 26, November 11, April 25.  Learn more and register at ithaca.edu/visit

Fairleigh Dickinson University:  October 20, October 27.  Register today at fdu.edu/openhouse

Harvard, Princeton, the University of Virginia, Wellesley, and Yale would like to spend some time with you in your own backyard.

You know our names, but find out more at our evening programs this fall.  Don’t miss your opportunity to hear admissions officers from all five schools discuss the variety of opportunities one can find at our institutions. Learn about scholarships and our generous need-based financial aid offerings.

We are committed to making education at our schools affordable, accessible, and unforgettable.  Please join us in Washington DC on October 9th.  Go to hpuwy.com for more information and to register.

Discover MIT.  Join us for an information session.  RSVP for an event at midadmissions.org/rsvp

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