Seniors, the 2019 scholarship guide is now available online at www.efslc.org! Please see your counselor if you have questions!
Seniors, please be reminded that there are still many local scholarships that you can apply for. Scholarships are found in the scholarship guide at www.efslc.org. Many of the scholarships deadline extend into April and May. Please see your counselor if you have questions or concerns.
Seniors check out these resources below:
Use the College Board Scholarship Search to find scholarships that match from students’ basic demographic and academic information as interests and hobbies. The website is https: bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search.
Fastweb also matches students to scholarships and other financial assistance through connecting them with scholarships based on their information. The website is https://www.fastweb.com.
Students it’s never too early to start applying for scholarships. Going Merry just added over $2M in new scholarships. The platform is quick, simple, and free. Sign up at: https://going.merry.com/sign-up. Once you’re signed up, you will be matched with lots of scholarships. Don’t wait, get started now.
Summer of Success – Opportunities are here for students interest in summer learning and earning opportunities. The YESS programs runs June 10 – June 21 with a 6 week internship that run June 24 – August 2. This opportunity is for youth ages 16 – 21 to earn $9.00/hour for 32 hours per week for 6 weeks during the internship. Students must commit to 2 weeks participation in YESS to be eligible for the paid internship. For more information and to apply please visit: www.careersource.com/youth/summer-of-success.
Seniors, the Dominica-America Scholarship is now available. The scholarship amount is five hundred dollars and is open to students requesting financial assistance. Applicants must be willing to write a personal essay. Applications must be postmarked by May 5. See Salvador in Guidance for a copy of the application.
Seniors, Senior Insights is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community or career school. The program requires no minimum SAT/ACT score, no essay, no lengthy application and no application fee. Log on to www.studentinsights.com.
The Guided Pathway Support program from the Ron Brown Scholar Program is currently accepting application on a rolling basis. This free program is designed to help college-bound African American students navigate the admissions process by directing them to the most comprehensive and reliable resources available. Eligible student must be juniors or seniors. If you would like to learn more about the Ron Brown Scholarship or this mentoring program visit rbsgps.com. Apply today!
Seniors, there is a search for 19 high school seniors from the United States to join students from all over the world to participate in ongoing research. This event will be to be held at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, June 30 – July 26, 2019. The program is geared toward outstanding science students who have demonstrated their interest above and beyond their high school classrooms. Participants attending will receive a full scholarship valued at over $8,000, which covers all costs. Please see Mrs. Salvador, Guidance Clerk, for a copy of the application.
The Johnson Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarship aid to two different groups of students to attend colleges in Florida starting the Fall Semester of 2019. Children of UPS employees or retirees who live in Florida. Deadline: April 1. Also, students with disabilities who attend/will attend one of the twelve state universities. Deadline: April 15. Application website is www.jsf.bz, go to the Application tab at the top right of their home page.