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CSO College Center

CSO is an online clearing house of college programs and information for first-generation college,low-income,and minority students. www.csocollegecenter.org
 
 




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Western Undergraduate Exchange
 
Minority Scholarship Web Search
 
ROTC 

Navy ROTC:        http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/index.html

Air Force ROTC: https://www.afrotc.com/scholarships/

Army ROTC:        Four-Year Scholarship | goarmy.com

 

Military Academies

Navy (Naval Academy):                                 www.usna.edu

Army (West Point):                                         www.usma.edu

Air Force (Air Force Academy):                     www.usafa.af.mil

Coast Guard (Coast Guard Academy):         www.cga.edu

Merchant Marines:                                         www.usmma.edu

 
 

SCHOLARSHIPS

**Scholarship information also available on Naviance Family Connection: Scholarships**

ESSAY CONTESTS/AWARDS:

 

 

 

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program
Receive up to $2500 to pursue career or technical education-for more details, requirements and to apply, please visit www.application.horatioalger.org.
 
University of Washington Scholarship Opportunity
There is a  scholarship opportunity (up to $10,000) for young men that were accepted and plan on attending the University of Washington next year. The goal of this is to help prepare students and give them advice through the application and interview process so that they can come to the University of Washington ready to have success. On top of that, we know that college is very expensive, so we want to provide students with the chance to earn money to pay for school. Please click on this link for more information: http://washington.phideltatheta.org/freshmen-scholarship/ 
 
Wilson Wildcats Alumni Scholarship
All college bound seniors who attended Wilson Elementary during some or all of the grades K-6 are encouraged to apply for a scholarship up to $500. The deadline for students to submit their applications is Wednesday, May 23, 2018. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Hatcher or Mrs. McIntyre in the counseling center. 
 
Moran Prairie Alumni Scholarship
$1,000 Scholarship Awarded to Outstanding Graduates of Moran Prairie Elementary School by the Moran Prairie PTG
To apply for the Marilyn Highberg Moran Prairie Alumni Scholarship, students must have graduated from Moran Prairie Elementary or attended Moran Prairie for 3 years and do the following:
-Complete the Moran Prairie Alumni Scholarship Application. https://moranprairieptg.org/resources/marilyn-highberg-mp-alumni-scholarship/ 
- Complete one 300 or fewer word essay and one 100 or fewer word essay on topics provided. 
-Submit no more than three recommendations with at least one from a teacher or school staff member (not to exceed two) and at least one from another adult not related to the student but who is familiar with the student’s abilities (such as a coach, employer, religious leader, youth leader, or counselor.) 
- Enclose an official sealed high school transcript. Completed applications must be delivered to Moran Prairie School to the following address by April 28th Scholarship Selection Committee Moran Prairie Elementary School 4224 East 57th Avenue Spokane, WA 99223 
Recipient will be asked to address the Moran Prairie students at the 6th Grade Promotion ceremony in June. Time TBA
If you have any questions, you may contact the Scholarship Committee Chair: Heather Byrd at hbyrd1@live.com*Recommendation value: 4 points for school employee, 3 points for non-school leader, manager/employer, 2 points for family friend. Maximum points available are 11.

 

 

 Officers' Spouses Club at Fairchild(OSNF)

2018 Scholarship awards program guidelines for high school seniors

 

Eligibility requirements:

1. Applicant must be a senior graduating from a high school or home school program with a minimum cumulative gpa of 3.5

2. Applicant must have a current uniformed service identification card at the time of the application. 

3. The sponsor of the applicant must meet ONE of the eligibility requirements:

a. Active duty/reserve/guard U.S. Military members currently assigned to Fairchild AFB as of March 16, 2018.

b. Retired U.S. Military member currently residing in the Fairchild AFB community

c. Deceased U.S. Military member with applicant residing in the Fairchild AFB community.

Please note the Fairchild AFB community is defined as within 50 miles of Fairchild AFB. 

 

For questions or information, please contact LIbby Moore at 509-995-1226 or libmoore62@msn.com

You may pick up a copy of the application in the counseling center as well. Please ask Mrs. Hatcher or Mrs. McIntyre for more info. 

 

 

 
Write a 200-900 word essay based on the website’s prompt for a chance to win a $1,000 college scholarship.  Visitors to the Varsity Tutors website vote for the best essays monthly via social media.  For eligibility and other details, visit https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

 

  

 

  

 

 

SCHOOL SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

 

 

 

University of Providence-Great Falls, Montana-Scholarship opportunity for Women's Lacrosse Team Manager

 

 I would like to take this opportunity to introduce the University of Providence (Formerly the University of Great Falls) lacrosse program. We are looking women who would like to earn a scholarship for being a team manager for our lacrosse program. Knowledge of Lacrosse in not necessary but you should definitely like athletics. Duties would include score-keeping, filming, statistics, attending practice, managing equipment and uniforms etc. We are offering scholarships of $12,000 (approximately 50% of tuition cost) for a handful of students that want an excellent education and the opportunity to be part of a varsity program. The University of Providence is going through some exciting changes with the first being the name change. The name will more closely reflect the founding of the school by the Sisters of Providence and the school’s relationship with Providence Saint Joseph Health. This will also bring the addition of additional majors, athletic programs and a growth in the student population to around 1,400 students. We are an NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) school. Typically, NAIA schools have student body populations that are under a few thousand; UProv is no different with approximately 800 undergrads this year. This means that every class is a personalized experience: our student to faculty ratio is near 12:1. We are a private Catholic school but not all of our students are practicing Catholics. However, the majority of our students place a value on a liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition. If you would like to learn more about our school, please visit uprovidence.edu. Our lacrosse team is competing in the MCLA while the NAIA progresses through the initial founding of lacrosse as a sanctioned sport. We are in the Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League, competing against teams in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Idaho. We made great strides in the 2017 season finishing 10-4 and ranked #20 in the MCLA national coach’s poll. To view our schedule, and learn more information about the UProv lacrosse team, please visit UPArgos.com. Our program is looking for quality young men or women who have a strong love for lacrosse and a desire to be part of a varsity team. We also want candidates who want to succeed academically and who enjoy the recreational activities that Montana has to offer: hunting, fishing, skiing, hiking, camping, rafting, etc. If this sounds like a place you would consider for your education along with the opportunity to be part of a varsity lacrosse team, please contact one of the coaches below for more detailed information. Thank you,

Fred Boekel                                  Tim Schlabs                  Michael Fisher

Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach       Assistant Coach            Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

Cell: 303-877-8800                      Cell: 719-238-8856        Cell: 303-829-0993

boekel@uprovidence.edu    Schlabs@uprovidence.edu       fisher@uprovidence.edu

 

 

 

Notre Dame: Merit Scholarships

A full list of merit scholarships that Notre Dame offers is available at www.meritscholarships.nd.edu

 

 

 Montana State University: Nonresident Freshman Scholarships

Montana State University will offer millions of dollars in scholarships and awards to non-resident freshmen who apply for admission. To be eligible, you must complete the following as soon as possible:

Apply for admission to Montana State University

▪Have your official ACT and/or SAT test scores sent to Montana State University directly from the testing company.

Apply early!  MSU's school code for the ACT is 2420 and MSU's schol code for the SAT is 4488.  These scholarships and awards may only be available for a limited time. If you have any specific questions, you can email Ronda Russell, director of admissions, directly at rondarussell@montana.edu

. Details at www.montana.edu/admissions/scholarships/nonres.html.

Fall 2018 freshman scholarship opportunities at www.montana.edu/admissions/scholarships.html

 

 

 

Brescia University: Catholic Connection Grant

50% tuition discount for new students who graduate from a private Catholic high school www.brescia.edu

  

Santa Clara University: Johnson Scholars Program 
The Johnson Scholars Program provides outstanding students with comprehensive merit awards that include full coverage of tuition, room, and board; invitations to enroll in the University Honors Program; and support and guidance to develop further as leaders and scholars.  Award is renewable annually for up to four years. www.scu.edu/johnsonscholars

 

Gettysburg College: STEM Scholars Program

Through a generous grant from the National Science Foundation, Gettysburg is pleased to offer monetary awards to qualified First-Year students who intend to earn a bachelor’s degree in one of the following STEM disciplines: Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math, and Physics. In selecting members of this cohort, the college will take heightened interest in academically-promising, underrepresented minority, and first-generation students with demonstrated financial need. More information at visit our website