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Virtual College Tours/Fairs/Forums/On-Campus Events

Starting September 5, 2019 - Ending August 23, 2021

Click here for complete listing of colleges offering virtual campus tours (updated as we receive information)

Greetings from Virginia Tech!  We are excited to invite to our Virtual Open House on Saturday, October 10! Join us to learn more about the admissions process, the major you are interested in, and more. Along with our live events, we will have a library of pre-recorded content for students to view, as well as some special information sessions on Sunday, October 11. The schedule for our Open House can be found hereClick the Register Here link to register.

Join in for a special virtual event, Northeast Public Universities At a Glance, with University of Delaware, Binghamton University, Stony Brook University, University of Maryland, University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University, University of Connecticut, and Rutgers University.

Learn about each university’s academic programs, student life and the application process. You’ll be able to provide questions to be answered in advance of the event and hear them answered live.

Thursday, October 8
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET

https://www.binghamton.edu/admissions/promo/northeast/

Frederick County Public Library Virtual College Fair:

To register, visit our Virtual Program Page at our website, https://www.fcpl.org/programs/calendar.  Everything will be recorded and posted on our Discord server if anyone can't make the live airings.  The following colleges will be participating:

Saturday, September 26

11:00 AM - Hood College

12:00 PM - Frederick Community College

1:00 PM - Gettysburg College

2:00 PM - Mount St. Mary's University

3:00 PM - FASFA Informational Session Presented by Hood College Financial Aid

4:00 PM - St. Mary's College of Maryland

 

Sunday, September 27

11:00AM – Frostburg University

12:00 PM - University of Maryland, Baltimore County

1:00 PM - Sweet Briar College

2:00 PM - McDaniel College

3:00 PM - Maryland Higher Education Commission

4:00 PM - HACC York Campus

 

Rice University

  • Virtual Events: We have added more virtual sessions, including an Application Advice Series that may be helpful for your seniors considering Rice. Now that it’s easier than ever to learn about Rice, we encourage your students to sign up for a session that interests them. 
  • Return to Rice: While campus is still not open to visitors, we have welcomed some students back to campus as we offer classes in-person and virtually this semester. Check out our O-Week video to see what Rice students have done to make the transition safe but fun! 
  • Standardized Testing: Students may choose to submit ACT or SAT test scores for the 2020-2021 application cycle. Students who are unable to submit test scores or prefer not to submit test scores will be given full consideration in the admission selection process. Find our full policy on our website

FCC

We have finalized our Admissions Virtual General Information Sessions. These sessions are for prospective students and will cover general information about FCC. Each session will feature a special presentation from a dedicated area of the college.

Tuesday, September 15, 6:00- 6:45 pm (Financial Aid Presentation) 

https://fccVirtualSeptember15.eventbrite.com 

 

Thursday, October 15, 6:00- 6:45 pm (Counseling & Advising and Transfer Services Presentation)  

https://fccVirtualOctober15.eventbrite.com 

 

Wednesday, October 21, 2:00- 2:45 pm (Multicultural Student Services Presentation)  

https://fccVirtualOctober21.eventbrite.com 

 

Monday, November 2, 6:00- 6:45 pm (Adult Education and ESL Presentation)  

https://fccVirtualNovember2.eventbrite.com 

 

Tuesday, November 17, 6:00- 6:45 pm (Academic Pathways and Course Formats Presentation)  

https://fccVirtualnovember17.eventbrite.com 

 

Davidson College

Access Davidson, October 18-19, 2020, will provide students the opportunity to learn about what makes our community so special.

Access Davidson will feature a mix of required and optional interactive programming.  To apply for this program, students must complete the following steps by Monday, September 28:

Priority will be given to students from traditionally underrepresented groups, those who are the first in their family to attend college, and students from rural or low-income backgrounds. 

Decisions will be communicated in early October.

Please contact admission@davidson.edu with any questions.

University of Pennsylvania

Please check our Visit Penn website and YouTube Channel regularly as additional programs and resources will be posted throughout the fall.

  • Information Sessions & Live Tours
    • Live information sessions, led by Penn Admissions Officers, will be offered on weekdays and select Saturdays.
    • Live virtual campus tours, led by Kite & Key tour guides, will be offered on weekdays and select Saturdays.
    • Digging Deeper, a panel focused on diversity and inclusion, will be led by Kite & Key members throughout the fall.
  • School & Program Sessions
    • Penn’s four undergraduate schools and select coordinated dual degree programs offer a variety of weekday and weekend events, such as information sessions, current student chats, pre-recorded sessions, and live Q&A.
  • Workshops, Panels & Events
    • Penn Admissions offers a weekly workshop on topics such as essay writing, international student life, financial aid, Penn’s FGLI community, and much more.
    • Exploring College Options, hosted by Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, and Stanford, will offer joint presentations throughout the fall. Additionally, Penn partners with a variety of universities to offer virtual regional presentations geared toward prospective international students and families, which will be advertised via email.
  • On-Demand Resources
    • Penn Admissions offers a set of Application Advice Videos and a virtual campus tour, all accessible 24/7.
NYU

NYU Stern has launched a new major, Business Technology, and Entrepreneurship

 
Emory & Henry College

What’s new at Emory & Henry?

  • Streamlined Admission Processes: We recognize that COVID-19 has presented many obstacles for families and schools. We now have some changes in our admissions processes to ease the transition into college. Admission has never been easier!
    • Test Score Optional: We have waived the application requirement for test scores (SAT or ACT).
    • Essay Requirement Waived: We are no longer requiring an essay as part of the application process.
    • NEW Merit Scholarships: $23,000 in scholarships are available for those with a 3.5 GPA and above—one of the highest in the ODAC and the largest academic merit scholarship to be offered in E&H History!
    • No Application Fee: The free application is open now for spring and fall enrollment. The earlier students apply, the better their benefits for preferred scholarships, class selection, housing and more.
    • Spring 2021 Enrollment: COVID-19 may have altered some students’ plans to enter college in the fall semester. We encourage Spring term enrollment and students can still enter this academic year. If you know students who would benefit from Spring term enrollment, please encourage them to apply to Emory & Henry College. We are ready to help students begin their academic and professional careers and to offer generous scholarships. There is no need to delay the start of their brighter future.
  • The van Vlissingen Center for Career and Professional Development: We are ready to meet students at the new career center and offering programming to ensure success. Read about our new director, Lee Svete, and upcoming programs.
  • Academic Year Begins with Focus on Inclusion:  As some students return to the campus of Emory & Henry College and most start their studies remotely due to the global pandemic, concerns for social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion remain at the forefront of dialogue on campus as well as in the country.
  • Virtual E&H Open House & Express Sessions, Sept. 19-25 or Oct. 10-16: Prospective high school students and their families are invited to learn about academic and student success resources, application process and timelines, financial aid options and more about Emory & Henry College. The week-long event offers mulitple express sessions. Attend one session and the student receives a t-shirt, or three or more sessions and be entered to win a grand prize! RSVP under Admissions Events.
  • FAFSA 101 Workshop, Oct. 2: We're offering a free workshop on Friday, October 2 about how to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for students, parents and school contacts. If you are not quite sure where to start,  have specific questions about financial aid, or just want a general overview—this session is for you. RSVP.
  • Healthcare Careers Workshop, Oct. 14: Exercise Science & Pre-Health are hosting an open session for students, parents, teachers and counselors about preparing for healthcare careers and options at E&H via Zoom at 6:00 p.m. RSVP or contact JP Barfield at jpbarfield@ehc.edu for questions.
  • New eSports League for High School Students: Nathan Magstadt, E&H director of eSports is creating new and exciting leagues for high school students to participate in this Fall. Contact nmagstadt@ehc.edu for more information.
  • E&H Theatre Department Virtual Productions: The E&H Theatre Department is using digital media to do a series of 10-minute productions. Each short play is by a different playwright, including one by alumna Pearl Moore (E&H Class of 2019). Some of the productions will be directed by members of the Barter Theatre staff. Learn more.
  • E&H Choirs Seeking Virtual Singers: Josh Boggs, E&H director of choirs is seeking students, alumni and friends to participate in a virtual choir project to sign the Lutkin Benediction. Learn more or sign up by Sept. 20
  • Stay Homecoming: Virtual homecoming events are open to alumni, friends and students throughout the month of October. Join Us.

Go Inside E&H: We recently hosted a virtual series about programs at Emory & Henry. If you missed any of those, feel free to view them on our Youtube Channel Inside E&H Sessions playlist. We can also connect students directly with faculty and students virtually to learn more about programs. Request a meeting with an admissions counselor.

 

Ohio State University - In lieu of in-person visits (which remain canceled through July), we've launched a number of virtual resources for prospective students.These resources include live admission events, major exploration resources, videos, and a "Build your Ohio State" tool that allows students to curate information about Ohio State to just the majors and extracurriculars they're interested in.

George Washington UniversityTake a video tour of GW's Foggy Bottom campus.  Before they departed campus in March, our tour guides covered the highlights so you can see what life is like at GW.  Attend an online information session. Hear from us about the admissions process and get your questions answered about life at GW from a current student.  Explore our virtual tour. This interactive map will show you our Foggy Bottom campus in downtown D.C. and our Mount Vernon Campus in Northeast D.C.  Schedule an appointment for a video or phone call with a member of our admissions team. Even though we're working remotely, we're available as a resource for you.

Merrimack College -  We’ve added more virtual events so students can engage with us and get all of their questions answered. We also have a page of virtual resources which includes additional recordings and videos.  We have a selection of Summer Session courses available for rising seniors and juniors; this is a great opportunity to earn college credit, enhance their application, or test their college readiness.

VCU - Campus virtual tour: https://www.vcu.edu/#virtualtour  

Neumann University - Our Visit Page has been redesigned to feature our Virtual opportunities.  You can also view all of our Admitted Student Week events.  

Bates College - Virtual Information Sessions - Join our admission staff and a current Bates student for a virtual information session for greater insight on our campus, community, and our holistic, test-optional admission process. We are scheduling more sessions as I write! 

Virtual Tour
Follow our virtual tour through the Historic Quad, classrooms, residence halls, our award-winning dining Commons, athletic facilities, and more. The virtual tour is available in English and Spanish. 

Bates Visits You
Our staff will be participate in a number of virtual college fairs and presentations in the coming weeks. Follow our armchair travels at the link above, and let us know about your virtual events at admissionfairs@bates.edu!

University of New England - We are hosting a series of virtual event opportunities this spring and we invite your juniors and seniors to join us for one or more of these. Our virtual tour is also available for those who miss visiting our beautiful campus. If you or your students would like to connect with an admissions counselor virtually please reach out and we will make that happen.

Carnegie Mellon University - Our campus is closed, but students can still take in the sights and sounds with a virtual visit. Our improved online content replicates the Carnegie Mellon visit experience for all students, families and advocates. Our Virtual Visit page includes a variety of ways to explore Carnegie Mellon, including an information session from our staff, campus drone footage and an introduction to our faculty. 

St. Bonaventure University -  As is likely the case in your hometown, we here at St. Bonaventure are navigating these uncharted territories to the best of our ability and in the best interest of not only our current students, faculty and staff, but our future Bonnies as well.  As we continue through the enrollment process, especially without a normal spring travel season, we want to offer to do a virtual Zoom presentation and Q&A for students, especially the juniors who aren’t able to get the info they normally would during this time.  We'd love to continue to work with students in these tough times and would be happy to also meet with them individually via Zoom or a phone call. Students can still sign up for these virtual visits on our website: www.sbu.edu/visit or by emailing me: dbrady@sbu.edu

Rice University - We look forward to the day that we can welcome students to the Rice campus. In the meantime, we have established virtual events, which are open to students, parents, and counselors, who would like to learn about the programs and opportunities Rice offers. We are excited to develop new ways to connect with students virtually, and we look forward to offering additional opportunities. 

Stevenson University - While our office remains closed to visitors, we are offering numerous options to learn about our exceptional community virtually. Students and families may register for virtual information sessionsview campus tour videoshear from current students, and sign up for an individual call with their assigned admissions counselor

Marist College - We're offering multiple virtual events each day, students are still able to call, email, or text our office with any questions, and we still are hopeful we can run our summer events and pre-college programs. Staff are available for individual appointments as well.

Duquesne University -  Duquesne University virtual tour, which features 50+ panoramic views, photos of classrooms, labs, residence halls, and more of our park-like campus on the edge of downtown Pittsburgh.  Offering additional insight from our student admissions ambassadors through Instagram stories and posts as well as in our accepted freshman Facebook group.  Answering frequently asked questions via our FAQ page as well as special live events via Zoom and Facebook Live.

West Virginia University - Click here for virtual tour.

Penn State University - Use this self guided, virtual tour to explore Penn State University Park.  Our student tour guides will show you classrooms, residence halls, athletic facilities and much more.  Along the way, you'll learn about Penn State's wide variety of majors and vibrant student community.

Virginia TechUntil we can safely host visitors again, we have put in place a number of virtual options, including a 360-degree campus tour led by one of our Hokie Ambassador student tour guides. And we will continue to add more virtual options to give prospective students and those who’ve been offered admission a feel for the Virginia Tech experience.

Shepherd University - A visit to Shepherd University is ideal, but virtual tours can act to refresh your memory or as a preview for your on-site tour.  

Towson University - Can't make it to campus? Let your fingers do the walking. Our virtual tour allows you to visit many campus landmarks and key academic buildings.

University of Maryland -  Unable to visit campus? Explore Maryland’s beautiful 1,339 acres from anywhere in the world. Sit back and take in our stately—and state-of-the-art!—academic buildings, exciting arts and athletic spaces, tree-lined mall and other must-see stops. Click the YouVisit link and see why Maryland is consistently rated as one of the top and most affordable public research institutions in the country. 

Dennison UniversityWe may not be able show you around Denison in person right now, but we hope you’ll enjoy seeing our beautiful campus. Get a glimpse of the physical space at Denison and learn a bit more about all that Denison has to offer.

Garrett College -  Join us for a virtual open house. Our Let’s Talk Tuesday sessions feature live video presentations and a Q & A session with representatives from Admissions, Advising, Financial Aid, Housing, and Academics to learn more about becoming a student at Garrett College.  Our Financial Aid Office is available to help with any questions regarding the FAFSA, scholarships, grants, and how to make college more affordable. We understand that paying for college can feel overwhelming. We encourage students to review the financial aid information available on our website and reach out with any questions they may have.  Most importantly, know that we are here to help. Making the decision to go to college can be stressful and overwhelming, especially in our current environment. We want to help by alleviating any stress that may be occurring due to the uncertainty of what comes next in a student’s educational career. Students can connect with us to schedule one-on-one appointments to help in making their college decision and/or answer any questions they may have.

James Madison University -  Information about academic programs, virtual tours, live chats and more can be found at our Virtual CHOICES site.

Drexel University - This online opportunity is a great way for students and their families to get answers to their questions and learn about everything D; rexel has to offer. Through live chat sessions with admissions representatives, virtual information sessions and tours, videos, student stories, downloadable brochures, and more, they'll get a better sense of how our innovative model of learning positions our Dragons to excel within their fields and beyond. Plus, they'll get a sense of what it's like to be part of a supportive, close-knit community of ambitious thinkers focused on inspiring the world around them.  Visit Undergraduate Virtual Experience.

University of Connecticut - experience our campus community like never before. Virtual visits are designed to provide students with an overview of our academic and co-curricular offerings, all while giving a virtual glimpse into campus life.  For these and more alternative visit opportunities, visit our virtual experiences page.

Seton Hall University - Virtual Walking Tourhttps://www.shu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/walking-video-tour.cfmInformation Session Video: https://www.shu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/information-session-video.cfmHealth Sciences Campus Tour Video: https://www.shu.edu/interprofessional-health-sciences-campus/video-tour.cfmHear From Our Students: https://www.shu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/great-minds/index.cfm

Auburn University - We have gone live with our registration for our Virtual Information Sessions (one for Admitted student and another for Prospective students) and our new Virtual Tour. This provides students the opportunity to get more Auburn information as well as have a glimpse of our campus at a distance.  Information Session Sign-Up: https://apply.auburn.edu/portal/campustoursVirtual Campus Tour: http://auburn.edu/admissions/visit/index.php# We are now also offering a Virtual Panel with some of our Student Recruiters! These are current students who typically give our campus tours, but now be sitting down to answer any questions your students have about Auburn! We are hosting these panels twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Noon (Central Time).

 
 

Scholarship/Financial Aid Opportunities

Starting September 5, 2019 - Ending June 30, 2021

Link to applications available in Naviance

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

Heisman High School Scholarship:  Applying for the Heisman High School Scholarship is your chance to be rewarded and gain local, state, and even national recognition for all that you’ve put into your high school career. If you’ve maintained at least a B average, participate in at least one school-sponsored sport, are a leader in your community and role model at your school, then you’ve got what it takes.  Go to: https://heismanscholarship.com/application/ to apply.  Deadline to apply is October 20, 2020.
 
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity International High School Essay Contest:  The Contest is open to all college-bound, high school seniors who submit an essay application through a Chapter of the Fraternity.  The essay must be original and neither previously published nor secured by copyright. The essay must be between 700 and 750 words in length. The type-written, double-spaced essay may be submitted via postal service or email in Microsoft Word. All submissions will be reviewed by your local Chapter (determined by your high school/home address). Submissions will not be accepted after October 16, 2020.  Click here for complete details.
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Design a Better Future Scholarship:  These are the main points about our scholarship:
• High school students can participate in a design-thinking community building project:
o Design & work on a community improvement project.
o Optional: Share work for some checkpoint feedback before the final deadline by May 28, 2021.
o Submit final design thinking project application by June 28, 2021.
• There will be up to 5 awardees, each receiving a $10,000 scholarship to the college, university, or trade school of their choice. We will also fund the top project up to $5,000.

Here is a link to anything else you may need to know to tell your students about our scholarship: https://www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship.htm.
Many students find it helpful to have a link to our scholarship from the guidance counselor's webpage or from a school blog. If you would like to do this and need help with it feel free to let us know. Thank you, and don’t hesitate to ask us questions!
Click this link for more information, where you can also find complete FAQ’s on the rounds and a digital submission form: http://www.honorsgradu.com/scholarship-faqs/. You can also see the projects of previous years' recipients to learn more about this opportunity.

 
Be Bold Scholarship - $10,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: September 30, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be in Grade 12 and plan on enrolling in college by the fall of 2021. B) Have a GPA of at least 2.5. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/17251/be_bold_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Good Fortune Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: September 30, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15370/1_000_good_fortune_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Nitro Scholarship - $2,000 - 12 Awards (Deadline: September 30, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or a student enrolled at an accredited college or university located within the United States and carry a GPA of at least 2.5. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/17688/nitro_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
NACME Scholarships - $2,500 - 1000 Awards (Deadline: October 15, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be Black/African American, Latinx/Hispanic-American or Native/American Indian planning to study in the fields of engineering or computer science. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9612/nacme_scholarships_scholarship.php
 
Women's Ministries Scholarship Program - $20,000 – 49 Awards (Deadline: October 15, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a woman who would not be able to attend college without financial help. B) Be a woman who is committed to serving the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who would otherwise be unable to afford a college education. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10046/women_s_ministries_scholarship_program_scholarship.php
 
NSHSS STEM Scholarships - $1,000 – 7 Awards (Deadline: October 15, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a senior in high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0. B) Must demonstrate a desire to pursue a major in one of the STEM disciplines. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12235/nshss_stem_scholarships_scholarship.php
 
Horatio Alger Scholarship - $25,000 - 106 Awards (Deadline: October 25, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States. B) Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9417/horatio_alger_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship - $160,000 - 40 Awards (Deadline: October 30, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a high-achieving high school senior with financial need who plans to attend a four-year college. B) Be have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11973/jack_kent_cooke_foundation_college_scholarship_program_scholarship.php
 
SP High School Scholarship - $10,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: October 31, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2021. B) Answer the Essay question on the sponsors website. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14870/sp_high_school_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Voice of Democracy Scholarship - $30,000 - 50 Awards (Deadline: October 31, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Currently be in high school between the grades 9-12. B) Be enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9228/voice_of_democracy_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Coca-Cola Scholars Program - $20,000 – 150 Awards (Deadline: October 31, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2020-2021 academic school year B) U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8843/coca_cola_scholars_program_scholarship.php
 
You Deserve It Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: November 29, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories. B) Be 16 years of age or older and be enrolled in college or registered in a high school. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15589/you_deserve_it_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Real World Design Challenge Scholarships - $50,000 – 7 Awards (Deadline: November 30, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be currently enrolled in grade nine, ten, eleven or twelve. Students enrolled in school environments with alternative grade or level designations must be engaged in a program of study equivalent to the corresponding high school grade level. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10303/real_world_design_challenge_scholarships_scholarship.php
 
10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: November 30, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2021. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Innovation Scholarship - $2,500 - 6 Awards (Deadline: December 1, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a high school junior or senior. B) Have participated in a project within the community and demonstrate how that has contributed to your growth as an individual. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/17218/innovation_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Morgan State University has waived its application fee until November 15, 2020. The application fee waiver code is FREE20. Please click the link below for more information about the fee waiver, acceptance of unofficial transcripts, test score submissions, the opportunity for a live chat with an admission representative, their virtual campus tour, and much more!  https://www.morgan.edu/covid19-and-admissions
 
AES Engineering Scholarships:  The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study. To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm.  We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.  Deadline to apply is October 5, 2020.

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 are notified within 45 days after submitting their application. Details are available at www.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.

Internship Opportunity

Starting September 10, 2020 - Ending October 10, 2020

Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP)

Internship Opportunity: Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) at Carderock. SEAP provides an opportunity for high school students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.  . Here is the link with information https://seap.asee.org/