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MHS Senior Information & Scholarship Bulletin

October 18, 2013

Senior Announcements

Welcome Back Mrs. Kelsey

Mrs. Dalton Kelsey, MHS Senior Counselor, has returned from maternity leave! You may reach Mrs. Kelsey at 355-6524 or via email at dkelsey@greenville.k12.sc.us. Interim Counselor, Mrs. Charlton will resume working with underclassmen students. Seniors should continue using mhsseniors@greenville.k12.sc.us for all online college & scholarship applications.



Twitter

All seniors & parents of seniors are highly encouraged to follow MHS Seniors on Twitter @MHSSeniors – important reminders will be disseminated using our Twitter account!



Scholarship & Application Log

Process for Scholarship and College Applications:



  • Submit your College or Scholarship Application on your own

  • Log Application with Mrs. Charlton in Guidance & bring an envelope with 2 stamps so the following materials can be mailed

    1. Counselor Recommendation Form (some of these are online… in this case, don’t forget to enter mhsseniors@greenville.k12.sc.us as the counselor email)

    2. Official Transcript

    3. Current Schedule

    4. Copy of SC Uniform Grading Policy

    5. School Profile

    6. Your Resume

    7. Recommendation Letters (optional)

  • If you are submitting an application on the “Common Application” – you are still required to log your application however no envelope is needed

  • Email notifications, printed requests dropped off at guidance front desk, etc… WILL NOT BE PROCESSED! All requests must be logged. This policy is for your protection! 

Regular Decision Deadlines

The regular decision deadline for Clemson and USC is December 1st. The regular decision deadline for College of Charleston is February 1st. For early notification, honors college, and scholarship decision deadlines, please visit the respective colleges websites. Log your application early and beat the rush! December 1st is just around the corner!



Common Application & Scholarship Applications

Students must remember to log their application with Mrs. Kelsey when submitting an application through the common app. Additionally, students must log all scholarship requests with Mrs. Kelsey. Email requests will not be processed until the student logs his/her request.



College Visits

Juniors and seniors are strongly encouraged to visit colleges before applying. Students are allowed 3 visits per school year. The procedure for an official college day is outlined below. All three steps must be followed for your visit to be considered a field trip - otherwise the visit is unexcused.



  1. Bring a note from your parent to the attendance office 5 days prior to your college day requesting a visit.

  2. The Attendance Office will then give you a prearranged absence form to have signed by your teachers. Return it to the attendance office before your visit.

  3. Obtain a note on letterhead from the college confirming the visit (no parking pass or brochure) and return to attendance.

Boston University REA

Restrictive Early Action at Boston College permits students to apply to other colleges under Early Action or Regular Decision programs.  REA applicants to Boston College may not apply to a binding Early Decision program, since that student could not consider an REA offer of admission from Boston College if admitted to the Early Decision program. Deadline is November 1st. Any student not apply to a binding early decision program may apply.



Scholarships
The American Legion Dept. of South Carolina’s H.S. Oratorical Scholarship Program

A Constitutional Speech Contest (2 national, 1 state)

The purpose of this Scholarship Program is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States, on the part of high school students, as well as to develop leadership, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights and privileges of American citizenship. Contestants must give both their prepared oration and the assigned topic discourse in order to eligible for one of the following, three Scholarships:



  1. Post Contests – TBA

Post Contests must be concluded by January 11, 2014.

  1. Quadrant Contests - 1st place receives $18,000, 2nd place receives $16,000, and 3rd place receives $14,000.

All contests will be held February 15, 2014.

  1. State Contest – 1st Place receives a $2,000 Scholarship, 2nd Place receives a $1,000 Scholarship, and 3rd & 4th Places receive $500 Scholarships.

The State Finals Contest will be held March 1, 2014, at the Clarion Town House Hotel, 1615 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201.

For more information on any of these Scholarships, contact John Coaxum (Chairman) by email, jscoax@islc.net, or by calling (843) 524-2974, or dept.programs@sc.twcbc.com, or by calling (803) 612-1171, x-40.


Army ROTC

Army ROTC provides a great foundation for a professional career and makes a difference for young men and women and the U.S. Army by providing a life changing opportunity and experience through college and on into life. Apply for our on-line scholarship process through www.goarmy.com/rotc.html


Auburn University

Auburn University is offering numerous scholarships for incoming freshman. Students accepted for admission must apply for scholarships through the new Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM) to be considered for scholarships. Deadline for priority consideration is December 1, 2013. For more information on scholarship criteria please visit www.auburn.edu/scholarships


Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition

For the 39th year, Boston University will select 26 new Trustee Scholars to the Boston University community. Each scholar is awarded full undergraduate tuition plus orientation and mandatory undergraduate student fees for four years. Trustee scholars rank at the top of their classes and are leaders in their schools and communities.

Application deadline is December 1, 2013 - For materials, visit http://bu.edu/admissions/trustee
Brown Mackie College

This year we are proud to award our President’s Scholarship in the amount of two $5,000 tuition scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year. Come by guidance to receive a scholarship application. Deadline is May 1, 2014.


The CALL ME MISTER Program

African-American Male Teachers are needed. For African American Males who are seniors in high school, and who interested in going to an out-of-state college, visit www.callmemister.clemson.edu/index.htl, or call (800) 640-2657 for application details.


Christian Connector

The Christian Connector provides a free Christian college information service as well as a $2,500 Christian college scholarship drawing. Register online www.christianconnector.com


Citadel

The Citadel is dedicated to increasing minority enrollment in the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. 30 full academic scholarships are awarded each year to the most competitive students. In order to be eligible please come by the guidance office to be nominated and fill out the online application at www.citadel.edu/root/admissions-apply/sccc - Once the online application is complete please register for the fall Pre-knob Overnight Visit at www.preknob.com


Columbia College

(This is only a partial list. Please visit www.columbiasc.edu/admissions/financial-aid to see even more!).



  1. The McNair Scholarship (a recommendation-scholarship) – Offered to first-year students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievements with a commitment to service and leadership. Scholarship benefits include full tuition for four years of college, as long as scholarship criteria are maintained.

Recommend students online at www.columbiasc.edu/mcnairform.

Visit www.columbiasc.edu/mcnair, for more information.



  1. The Momentum Scholarship (a nomination-scholarship) – Students are nominated by their high school principals, school counselors, or teacher. This Scholarship is designed to reward current ambition and honest commitment to making a difference in the world. Uniquely designed for students whose personal determination and academic accomplishments may outshine their standardized test scores. Scholarship benefits include academic funding from $14,000 up to full tuition.

Nominate students online at www.columbiasc.edu/momentum.

Deadline to nominate is Friday, November 15, 2013.

Visit www.columbiasc.edu/momentum, for more information.


  1. South Carolina Teaching Fellows Program – For South Carolina high school students who have exhibited high academic achievement, a history of service to their school and community, and a desire to teach in South Carolina. The Program provides up to a $24,000 fellowship for as many as 175 outstanding high school seniors who agree to teach in South Carolina, one year for every year they receive the Fellowship.

Deadline is December 1st.

Visit http://www.cerra.org/teachingFellows/apply.htm to apply.


Elks National Foundation

The Elks National Foundation awards scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide. Each winner will receive a four-year scholarship to their institution each year. Applications are available at www.elks.org/enf/scholars or www.elks.org/lodges - The application deadline is December 3, 2013. All applications must be submitted to the attention of Michele Vazquez and hand delivered to the lodge or mailed to: Greenville Elks Lodge #858, 7700 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29616.



Emory Scholars and Goizueta Scholars

Eligibility Requirements: For students interested in attending Emory University, students are eligible to be nominated for consideration. Students must respond to a Scholars-specific essay prompt, submit a teacher recommendation, and the counselor’s recommendation. Students must apply for admission to Emory University. Deadline to apply is November 15, 2013.


Erskine Presidential Scholarship Competition

The Erskine College Presidential Scholarship is the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship offered at Erskine. This scholarship covers tuition, room, board and fees – the value over four years is approximately $165,000. When committee members review a student’s application materials they will consider the following: outstanding academic performance in high school, Christian commitment, intellectual curiosity, school/church/community involvement, demonstrated leadership and service, and desire/potential to excel at Erskine The application is available as a supplement to your Erskine application. Go to: http://visit.erskine.edu/apply/presidential–scholarship - Deadline is November 15, 2013


Furman University Max Heller Scholarship

Each high school in Greenville County will select one outstanding scholar to receive a $20,000 per year renewable scholarship to Furman University. Superior academic achievement, leadership, community involvement, character, volunteerism, and commitment to attending Furman will be factors in the selection process. For further details and to be considered for this prestigious award, please see Mrs. Charlton in guidance.


Gardner Webb University

Gardner Webb University offers the following institutional scholarships and grants: Trustee Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, Provost Scholarship, Dean’s Scholarship, Achievement Scholarship, Challenge Grant. A competition is held in late January to determine the recipients of the following scholarships: Presidential Fellows, Academic Fellow, and University Fellows. Please visit http://gardner-webb.edu/financial-planning/undergraduate-program/scholarships-and-grants/index for more information.


Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Eligibility requirements: Must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American, US Citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the US, GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or have earned a GED. You must be enrolling in an accredited college or university for the first time (except students enrolled in dual credit courses), as a full time-degree seeking student, demonstrate leadership abilities, and meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2014.


George W. Jenkins Scholarship – University of Miami

The George W. Jenkins scholarship is valued at over $50,000 for the 2014-2015 academic year; in total it is worth more than $200,000. Scholarships are awarded to high school graduates who have successfully overcome significant adversity, as well as achieved academic excellence in spite of this adversity. Interested students must have a desire to attend the University of Miami and should see Mrs. Kelsey for more information. All required materials must be submitted by December 1, 2013.


Greehey Scholars Program at St. Mary’s University, Texas

The Greehey Scholar’s Program provides a full scholarship to an out-of-state student in the Bill Greehey School of Business. The scholarship covers four years of tuition, room and board fees, as well as an allowance for books. It also provides stipends for study-abroad opportunities and funds a majority of the travel experiences with the program. Highly motivated students with a willingness and an ability to manage time effectively, strong commitment to ethics and a desire to: serve others, be challenged, have business experiences, and develop personally and professionally. Applications may be obtained http://www.stmarytx.edu/business/greehey-scholars-program. Deadline is February 1st – Students may apply to St. Mary’s beginning October 1st



Hampton Fund Scholarships

  1. *The Harry Hampton Scholarship – For students who wish to further their education in the natural resources discipline, such as wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, or marine science. The recipient will receive this Scholarship for four (4) years of college, as long as a GPA of 2.5 or above is maintained for a given, academic year.

  2. *The David M. Cline Scholarship - For students who wish to further their education in the natural resources discipline, such as wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine science or law enforcement/criminal justice. The recipient receives this Scholarship for one (1) year of college only.

  3. *The Wallace F. Pate Scholarship – For students who wish to further their education in the natural resources discipline, such as wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, or marine science. The recipient receives this Scholarship for one (1) year of college only.

*Natural resource students may apply for the Hampton and Pate Scholarships together on one application form, but are eligible to be awarded only one. Natural resource students may also apply for the Cline Scholarship using the Cline application. Law enforcement/criminal justice students are only eligible to apply for the Cline Scholarship.


General biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science are NOT eligible for these Scholarships.


  1. The James O. Thomason Scholarship – For students who wish to further their education in print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications. The recipient will receive this Scholarship for four (4) years of college, as long as a 2.5 GPA or above is maintained for a given, academic year.

Applications are available online, at www.HamptonWildlifeFund.org/scholarship.html, via email, at jim.goller@hamptonwildlifefund.org, or by phone at (803) 600-1570.

Deadline for submitting applications is January 31st of each year.


Harvard University

HU is offering free tuition to families of HONOR STUDENTS, if their household income is less than $125,000 per year. Visit www.fao.fas.harvard.edu or call (617) 495-1581.


Hessie Morrah Horticulture Scholarship ($2,000 award)

Hessie Morrah offers financial aid to high school seniors and encourages the study of Agriculture, Agronomy, Botany, City Planning, Floriculture, Forestry, Land Management , Landscape Architecture, Plant Pathology, Historic Preservation, or related majors Application form must be downloaded from GCSC website: gardenclubofsc.org - Postmark deadline is February 1, 2014


Horatio Alger Scholarship

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. Online applications may be found at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships - Deadline to apply is October 25, 2013.


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program awards scholarships to high-performing high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best 4-year colleges and universities. Learn more at www.jkcf.org/scholarships - Application closes November 5, 2013.


John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

1st-place winner receives $10,000, the 2nd-place winner receives $1,000, and up to 5 finalists receive $500 each. Win an expense-paid trip to Boston, receive recognition at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, and enhance, and develop research, and writing skills. For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest, at jfklibrary.org. Deadline for submission is January 6, 2014



Kittie Moss Fairey Educational Fund Scholarship Program

Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, combined SAT Score of 1800 (CR, Math & Writing) or ACT score of 26. Applicant’s parents must have a household income not exceeding $40,000. Students must be planning to attend an accredited, 4-year college or University in SC and be a SC resident. Applications are due by December 2nd and may be accessed at www.csascholars.org


Martin Luther King Scholarship Awards

Eleven scholarships will be awarded totaling over $100,000. All scholarship entries will be evaluated for selection based on transcripts, letters of recommendation, autobiography statement, GPA, financial need & demonstrated leadership and community service. The scholarships will be awarded at the MLK Dream Weekend Diversity Luncheon, scheduled for Monday, January 20, 2014. Applicants may apply for multiple scholarships, however, they must study the criteria for each scholarship before applying and submit only one application per student. To apply visit www.mlkdreamweekend.com/scholarships - Deadline is October 31, 2013




  • MLK Young Dreamer - $3,500

  • Coretta Scott King Dream Keeper - $3,500

  • Charter Communications MLK - $2,000

  • Charter Communications CSK - $2,000

  • Greenville Technical College Dreamer - $3,000

  • USC Upstate Dreamer - $3,000

  • Furman Dreamer - $60,000 ($15,000 per year for four years)

  • Clemson Dreamer - $16,000 ($4,000 per year for four years)

  • Erwin Penland - $2,000

  • Michelin North America MLK Dreamer - $5,000

  • Michelin North America CSK Dreamer - $5,000


Montgomery Belk Scholarship – Davidson College

MHS may nominate one student who demonstrates superior intellectual and personal achievement and significant leadership ability for the Montgomery Belk Scholarship. If you are interested in Davidson College and would like to be considered for this prestigious award, please see Mrs. Charlton in Guidance. Nomination deadline is December 1, 2013


McNair Scholarship – Francis Marion University

Scholarship provides tuition, fees, book allowance, campus housing and meal plan at Francis Marion University. Eligibility requirements include: SC resident, GPA of 3.0 or higher, Combined (CR & Math) SAT score of 1100 or higher or ACT composite of 24 or higher, display dedication to public service, submit two original essays, participate in service learning and travel opportunities while enrolled at FMU, study abroad in one of several possible student exchange programs.

To apply, visit www.fmarion.edu/fmuadmissions/scholarship. Deadline is November 25, 2013. Prestigious Award Program for Youth Volunteers - Any student who has performed volunteer work over the past year may apply to be recognized for this award. Come by the guidance office to pick up the application instruction sheet. Online application can be found at http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit. Forms must be submitted to guidance no later than November 5, 2013.
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award Program

The Awards are non-renewable scholarships created to recognize young people who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. Scholarships are valued between $1,000 and $10,000. Applicants need to be graduating high school seniors who are entering their freshman year at an accredited two-or-four-year university, college, or vocational institute in the fall of 2014 and who owns/operates an established business. Online application can be found at www.nfib.com/YEA. Application deadline is December 17, 2013.




North Greenville University

Foothills Scholarships are awarded to the most outstanding applicants admitted to North Greenville University’s freshman class from Greenville County High Schools both public and private, or home school students who reside in Greenville County. Students must meet one of the following criteria: SAT combined score of 1150 or an ACT composite of 25 and have an overall GPA of 3.5. Or recipients must rank in the top ten percent of their high school class and have an overall GPA of 4.0. Applications may be completed online at www.ngu.edu - Application deadline is January 15, 2014 and must include a recent photo.


Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

If you’ve made a difference by volunteering in your community over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a fabulous trip to Washington, DC., by applying for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award! These prestigious awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial and NASSP, have honored tens of thousands of middle level and high school students over the past 16 years solely for their volunteer work.


It’s easy to apply:

http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit (2014 online application must be completed by November 5th)



  1. Click on the “Apply Now” link below, and follow the on-screen instructions.

  2. Once you have completed your online application, go to the “Certification” page to either email certification instructions to your certifier, or to print them out and hand-deliver them. These instructions will enable your certifier to review your application. This must be done by November 5, 2013. Your certifier can be your school principal, or the head of one of these officially designated local organizations: a county 4-H group, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA, or affiliate HandsOn Network. Your certifier has until November 12, 2013.


Ron Brown Scholar Program

The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. Applications may be obtained from www.ronbrown.org

Deadline to be considered AND forwarded to a select number of scholarship providers is November 1, 2013. FINAL postmarked deadline in order to be considered for the Ron Brown Scholarship is January 9, 2014.
South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation Scholarship

The following guidelines have been established for eligibility for this scholarship: student must be a senior attending a SC high school; cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale; SC resident; cumulative or recreational interest in golf; recipients must attend an accredited public or private, four-year college or university located in SC in the Fall of 2014. Submit your application online at www.scholarshipprograms.org – deadline is December 2, 2013


South Carolina State University Honors College Scholarships

  1. Presidential Scholarships – Two freshmen will receive a full scholarship (tuition, room & board) and a book loan (books must be returned at the end of each semester) for two semesters, renewable for six semesters, if the student(s) meet the eligibility criteria. To be considered for this scholarship, an incoming freshman student must:

  • Graduate high school with at least a 3.50 GPA on the uniform grading scale

  • Achieve at least 1200(CR+M) on the SAT I test or 27 on the ACT test.

  1. The General University Scholarship (SC residents only) - This tuition-only scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman for two semesters, and is renewable for six semesters. To be considered for a General University Scholarship, an incoming freshman student must:

  • Graduate high school with at least a 3.25 GPA on the uniform grading scale

  • Achieve at least 1100 (CR+M) on the SAT I test or 24 on the ACT test.


Spartanburg Methodist College

Spartanburg Methodist College is the only two-year college in South Carolina that combines the benefits of a private school education with the true college experience of living on campus. If you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of graduation, you are eligible for a full tuition financial aid package for the 2014/2015 School Year.  Additionally, even more scholarships are available for students who apply early. Visit the SMC website for additional information or contact the admissions office at 800-772-7286.


SportQuest Playing with Purpose Scholarship

(Top 4 Finalists will receive a $2,000 award; Top 20 Finalists will receive a $300 award)

SportQuest is a unique program that recognizes and rewards the nation’s outstanding Christian Student Athletes who are high school sophomores, juniors or seniors. Applicants must have maintained a minimum of a “C” average or higher, currently a varsity level athlete in one or more sports, and a committed follower of Jesus Christ. Please visit www.sportquest.org for additional information - Deadline to apply is February 1, 2014
StudentScholarships.org - The Largest Scholarship Database on the Web

(This is only a partial list. Please visit www.StudentScholarships.org to see much, much more!)



  1. Global Lift Equipment Scholarship – 1, $500 award

Eligible students must:

  • Be currently attending or planning to attend a post-secondary institution in Canada or in the US, in September of 2013, or September of 2014.

  • Submit a short story (detailed instructions can be found on the application at the web address below).

  • 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 (student may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution). Deadline is October 25, 2013 - Visit https://www.horatioalger.org for the application.

  1. Horatio Alger Scholarship - $21,000 – 50+ Awards

Eligible students must:

  • Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States, progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2014 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation.

  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution). Deadline is October 25, 2013 - Visit https://www.horatioalger.org for the applications.

  1. Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award - $500 – 1 Award

Eligible students must:

  • Have over the past 2 years, completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work.

  • Have over the past 2 years, maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater.

  • Be under the age of 21 years of age on the day of the deadline.

Deadline is November 29, 2013 - Visit http://studentscholarships.org/volunteer.php for details.

  1. Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship - $500- 1 Award

Eligible students must:

  • Be between the ages of 16 and 22 on or by December 20, 2013

  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher in his/her last academic year.

  • Have contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer (non-paid) service within his/her community over the last 12 months. Applicants must be certain that they have completed at least 50 hours, and that a person within the organization(s) can confirm that you volunteered the amount of time. (Note: Organization(s) will only be contacted if the applicant is chosen as the Scholarship Award Winner).

Deadline is December 30, 2013. Visit http://studentscholarships.org/college.php for the application.

  1. Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarships - $500 – 1 Award

Eligible students must:

  • Be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2014.

  • Be enrolled at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer.

  • Answer the essay question on the online application form.

Deadline is April 1, 2014 - Visit http://www.mortgagebrokerscoquitlam.com for the application.

  1. Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award

Eligible students must:

  • Be attending school at the undergraduate level in the fall of 2014 and can be enrolled in any year of the undergraduate program. High school seniors who will graduate in 2014 are considered eligible. If you are attending a trades and/or technical school, the program must be at least 2 years in length or longer.

  • Have done at least 100 hours of volunteer work over the last 2 years. Applicants must be certain that they have completed at least 50 hours, and that a person within the organization(s) can confirm that you volunteered the amount of time. (Note: Organization(s) will only be contacted if the applicant is chosen as the Scholarship Award Winner).

  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in his/her last academic year.

Deadline is May 30th, 2014 - Visit http://www.peterboroughdentists.com for the application.
SunTrust Off to College Sweepstakes

High school seniors can enter for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship for their education expenses at a college or university. One winner will be chosen every two weeks from Oct. 25, 2013 through May 9, 2014. This sweepstakes is FREE to enter and is not based on GPA or financial need. Enter online at www.offtocollege.info


Syracuse University School of Architecture

Seeking young women and men of color interested in pursuing a 5-year Professional degree in Architecture. Visit www.soasyr.edu/indes.php for details.


Teaching Fellows South Carolina

This program provides fellowships for up to 175 students each year. Students will participate in enrichment programs at a Teaching Fellows Institution, participate in professional development and leadership opportunities, partner with communities and businesses, and receive up to a $6,000 fellowship annually for four years as long as they are in the process of completing a degree leading to a teaching licensure. A Fellow must agree to teach in a South Carolina public school one year for each year he/she receives monies. Students can apply between September 1, 2013 and December 1, 2013. Fellowship recipients will be notified by early spring 2014.


Univeristy of South Carolina Academic Scholarships

Students who have excellent high school grades and present SAT scores of 1200 or better on an equivalent ACT of 28 or higher are considered for scholarships at USC. When applying complete the University application and the TOP Scholars supplement. The scholarships listed on the USC website are in addition to the lottery money given by the state. Deadline to apply is November 15, 2013.


Urban League of the Upstate

The Urban League of the Upstate is partnering with Denny’s to offer three ($1,000) scholarships. Students can get involved with hungry for Education by applying for a $1,000 scholarship Hungry for Education scholarship at www.dennyshungryforeducation.com - Application deadlines vary.


VFW

The VFW is offering scholarships to 9-12 grade students. Scholarship information is available in the guidance office if you are interested in entering into the Patriotic Audio Essay Competition or the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Award Competition. The deadline for the Audio Essay Competition is November 1, 2013. The deadline for the Art Award is March 31, 2014.


Villanova University

Villanova offers two merit based scholarships to students. The Presidential Nomination and Villanova Scholarship consideration deadlines are December 1, 2013. Come by guidance and see Mrs. Kelsey for more information.


Virginia Military Institute Scholarship Program

The VMI scholarship program is available to academically talented and intellectually curious students whit a well-balanced high school record that includes leadership roles and a broad spectrum of extracurricular activities. Candidates must meet or exceed a 1350 SAT or 30 on ACT with a high school GPA of 3.7 or above. For a scholarship application, please visit the guidance office. The deadline is February 1st.


WACE

The National Co-op Scholarship Program will award 160 merit scholarships to students attending Clarkson University, State University of New York Oswego, Drexler University, University of Cincinnati, Johnson & Wales University, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Rochester Institute of Technology, The University of Toledo, or Wentworth Institute of Technology should apply to www.waceinc.org - Deadline is February 14, 2014


Wake Forest University

Wake Forest has opportunity for minority students to attend its MBA program Free of charge!

Contact: Derrick S. Boone, Ph.D, derrick.boone@mba.wfu.edu, or call toll free (866) 925-3622, or visit www.wfu.edu.
Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University is committed to offering assistance to undergraduate students. For individualized and confidential scholarship and financial aid assistance call 888-547-6670 or email financial@wusl.edu


The Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship

This Foundation has $3,000 and $5,000 annual, renewable scholarships for 200 students. The application is available online, at www.watson-brown.org/scholarship. Deadline to complete and submit applications is February 15, 2014.


Winthrop University – Transfer Tuesday

Winthrop will be hosting Transfer Tuesday information sessions in the evening during the fall and winter. Students planning to start at a two-year institution and transfer to Winthrop are encouraged to attend. Session will be held from 4:30-6:30 on October 15, 2013, December 17, 2013, and January 7, 2014. Register online www.winthrop.edu/admissions/transfertuesday or by calling the Office of Admissions at 803-323-2191



Additional Scholarship Search Links
Visit the MHS Guidance Website for a detailed listing… Below are a few examples:


  • Athletic Scholarships - www.college-scholarships.com/athletic.htm

  • College Scholarships.com -www.college-scholarships.com/

  • Fastweb - www.fastweb.com/

  • Federal Scholarships - www.federalscholarships.org/

  • Go College - www.gocollege.com/

  • Sallie Mae - www.salliemae.com/



Area-School Announcements
Paul Mitchell, The School is now open!

1213 Woodruff Rd. - Greenville, SC 29607 - Visit www.paulmitchell.edu or call (864) 640-8111



Military Visits at MHS

During A, B, & C Lunch


  • Monday - Army National Guard

  • Tuesday - Marines

  • Wednesday - Army

  • Thursday - Navy


Open House and Informational Days
Auburn University

E-Day - Auburn University is home to the largest and highest ranked engineering program in the state of Alabama. You are invited to visit Auburn’s Engineering Day (E-Day) on Friday, February 28th - visit www.eng.auburn.edu for additional information


Benedict College

Saturday, November 9, 2013

9am-Noon - For more information contact Phyllis Thompson at thompsop@benedict.edu
University at Buffalo

Fall Open House- Saturday, October 26, 2013 & Discovery Day- Monday, November 11, 2013

For more information visit http://admissions.buffalo.edu/openhouse
Coker College

Open House Programs on the following dates:



  • Saturday, October 19, 2013

  • Friday, November 15, 2013

  • Saturday, November 23, 2013

  • Monday, January 20, 2014

Register online at www.coker.edu/campus-visit, by email to admissions@coker.edu, or by calling (800) 950-1908.
College of Charleston

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Register online at www.go.cofc.edu/openhouse
Columbia College

Open House Programs on the following dates:



  • October 11, 2013

  • November 9, 2013

  • December 6, 2013

  • February 17, 2014

  • March 22, 2014

Visit: www.colubiasc.edu for details
Converse

Open House Preview Dates – October 19th and November 23rd – 9:30 AM

Call the Office of Admission at 864.596.9040 or email admission@converse.edu to register
Furman University

Fall for Furman –Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 9:00 AM until 1:30 PM – visit the following URL to register - www2.furman.edu/admission/EngageFurman/Pages/FallforFurman.aspx



Lander University

Open House- November 9, 2013

Register online at http://www.lander.edu/admissions/Campus-Visit/Open-House-Form.aspx
Newberry College

Creative Arts Scholarship Day- Saturday, November 17, 2013

10AM-3PM

Register online at www.newberry.edu/admissions/casd/clemmys.aspx


North Greenville University (Encounter Day)

Saturday, September 21, 2013; Saturday, November 9, 2013; Sat, March 1, 2014

2pm-7pm on 09/21 (Other times for 11/09 and 03/01 TBA)

Turner Chapel - Register online https://www.ngu.edu/encounter-day-signup-form.php


Presbyterian College

Register at www.presby.edu/admissions/open-house/

Open House – Fall Semester 2013 – October 19th, November 2nd, November 11th

Open House – Spring Semester 2013 – February 17th and April 12th


Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD Day)

Atlanta (Oct. 19, 2013, Jan. 11, March 1, and April 12, 2014)

Charleston (Oct. 9, 7 PM) - Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.

Columbia (Oct. 24, 7 PM) - Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St.

Savannah (Nov. 2, 2013, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, and April 5, 2014)
Register online www.scad.edu/scadday
Seton Hall (Open House)

Sunday, October 20, Sunday, November 24, 2013 & Sunday February 16, 2014

Register online www.shu.edu/visiting
Tufts University Engineering Open House (October 4, 11th, & 25th); Women in Engineering, (October 18th). Visit http://admissions.tufts.edu/EOH or http://admissions.tufts.edu/WIE, for details.

University of Alabama (Undergraduate Admissions Luncheon)

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

11:30 AM - The Westin Poinsett Greenville

RSVP by October 11th, at www.GOBAMA.UA.EDU/GREENVILLE-BRIEFING or by calling (864) 259-8497.


University of Pennsylvania

Open House November 23, 2013

10 AM- Noon Register at http://www.sp2.upenn.edu/programs/open_house/#register
University of Richmond (Preview Richmond Open House)

Monday, November 11, 2013

Register online www.admission.richmond.edu/events


University of South Alabama (USA Day)

Saturday, October 12, 2013 & Saturday, November 16, 2013

Main Campus (Mobile, AL)

Check-in begins at 8am and program begins promptly at 9am-2pm

Register online www.southalabama.edu/studentrecruitment/recruitment.html
USC Upstate

Open House: October 26th, March 15th, April 26th

Fab Friday: November 1st, December 6th, February 7th, March 7th, April 4th

Visit www.uscupstate.edu/admissions or call 864-503-5246 to reserve a spot.


Winthrop University

Register at www.winthrop.edu/admissions/visit/ - for all of the following:



  • First Look Fridays – November 1st, January 17th and February 14th – 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Welcome Session, Campus Tour, Classroom Experience, Lunch in Thomson Cafeteria, Small Group Discussions)

  • Saturday Preview Days – November 16th, March 1st, and April 26th – 9:00 – Noon (Academic and Student Life Fair, Small Group Discussions, Academic Experience and Campus Tour, Lunch in Thomson Cafeteria)

  • Transfer Tuesday – October 15th, December 17th and January 7th 4:30 – 6:30 PM (For students who are planning to start at a two year institution and transfer to Winthrop)


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