Deadline to apply is Feb 10, 2017
Scholarship application and local deadlines are online at www.frea.org
Deadline to apply is Feb 10, 2017
The eight Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications between now and February 15, 2017. Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.
1. Courageous Persuaders Video Scholarship - February 9, 2017 (16 Awards - $3,000) https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__scholarshipguidance.com_scholarship-5Fcourageous-5Fpersuaders-5Fvideo-5Fscholarship-5F9061.php-3F-26utm-5Fsource-3Dnewsletter01-26utm-5Fmedium-3Demail-26utm-5Fcampaign-3D201701-26utm-5Fcontent-3D1baaf77e67c9b42539cad8680cc41a90&d=DwIDAw&c=xqeeNFbi0oBFbe4IznK4e--5GG6Clqq80LVi1AqPhGE&r=Bp-vJgt85GuMP5-84HyYzeb3BtLgYyj9eYPyd8_8Ztw&m=1K58CY-aPBBTX7QZX1TW1k8LSNoYby0HcGtSltK3XcQ&s=U2EkC0lhm1PZSTJcowZSbyPdYbikVS33Zr8QHnUgmE0&e=
2. AFA Teens Awareness College Scholarships - February 15, 2017 (3 Awards - $5,000) https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__scholarshipguidance.com_scholarship-5Fafa-5Fteens-5Fawareness-5Fcollege-5Fscholarship-5F9062.php-3F-26utm-5Fsource-3Dnewsletter01-26utm-5Fmedium-3Demail-26utm-5Fcampaign-3D201701-26utm-5Fcontent-3D1baaf77e67c9b42539cad8680cc41a90&d=DwIDAw&c=xqeeNFbi0oBFbe4IznK4e--5GG6Clqq80LVi1AqPhGE&r=Bp-vJgt85GuMP5-84HyYzeb3BtLgYyj9eYPyd8_8Ztw&m=1K58CY-aPBBTX7QZX1TW1k8LSNoYby0HcGtSltK3XcQ&s=yBMB6e5MqGNFzaFdktYbOmFDUVyNfUI4yOm4zVQ73BA&e=
3. AIS Scholarships - February 15, 2017 (3500 Awards - $10,000) https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__scholarshipguidance.com_scholarship-5Fais-5Fscholarships-5F9063.php-3F-26utm-5Fsource-3Dnewsletter01-26utm-5Fmedium-3Demail-26utm-5Fcampaign-3D201701-26utm-5Fcontent-3D1baaf77e67c9b42539cad8680cc41a90&d=DwIDAw&c=xqeeNFbi0oBFbe4IznK4e--5GG6Clqq80LVi1AqPhGE&r=Bp-vJgt85GuMP5-84HyYzeb3BtLgYyj9eYPyd8_8Ztw&m=1K58CY-aPBBTX7QZX1TW1k8LSNoYby0HcGtSltK3XcQ&s=ueNkP6sEAuHRStfZtTA0mUf3lL0YAguRYmXEw3vzvQA&e=
4. Levin Firm Scholarship - February 15, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000) https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__scholarshipguidance.com_scholarship-5Flevin-5Ffirm-5Fscholarship-5F9064.php-3F-26utm-5Fsource-3Dnewsletter01-26utm-5Fmedium-3Demail-26utm-5Fcampaign-3D201701-26utm-5Fcontent-3D1baaf77e67c9b42539cad8680cc41a90&d=DwIDAw&c=xqeeNFbi0oBFbe4IznK4e--5GG6Clqq80LVi1AqPhGE&r=Bp-vJgt85GuMP5-84HyYzeb3BtLgYyj9eYPyd8_8Ztw&m=1K58CY-aPBBTX7QZX1TW1k8LSNoYby0HcGtSltK3XcQ&s=kpDvnQkhjMjI-xlU43hSXPYkdI61INxSUalOziRvS8M&e=
5. Conquer Your Resolution Scholarship - January 30, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000) https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__scholarshipguidance.com_scholarship-5Fconquer-5Fyour-5Fresolution-5Fscholarship-5F9056.php-3F-26utm-5Fsource-3Dnewsletter01-26utm-5Fmedium-3Demail-26utm-5Fcampaign-3D201701-26utm-5Fcontent-3D1baaf77e67c9b42539cad8680cc41a90&d=DwIDAw&c=xqeeNFbi0oBFbe4IznK4e--5GG6Clqq80LVi1AqPhGE&r=Bp-vJgt85GuMP5-84HyYzeb3BtLgYyj9eYPyd8_8Ztw&m=1K58CY-aPBBTX7QZX1TW1k8LSNoYby0HcGtSltK3XcQ&s=r7r9soeechaUVxl71JaQAGYfkyO4nfATpnVwU76_K4w&e=
6. VIP Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (1 Award - $5,000) https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__scholarshipguidance.com_scholarship-5Fvip-5Fscholarship-5F9000.php-3F-26utm-5Fsource-3Dnewsletter01-26utm-5Fmedium-3Demail-26utm-5Fcampaign-3D201701-26utm-5Fcontent-3D1baaf77e67c9b42539cad8680cc41a90&d=DwIDAw&c=xqeeNFbi0oBFbe4IznK4e--5GG6Clqq80LVi1AqPhGE&r=Bp-vJgt85GuMP5-84HyYzeb3BtLgYyj9eYPyd8_8Ztw&m=1K58CY-aPBBTX7QZX1TW1k8LSNoYby0HcGtSltK3XcQ&s=8qr7N2KDf5tirhash8jiXDnZFeNMz_oVBqRdXd7h17I&e=
7. SP Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (10 Awards - $10,000) https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__scholarshipguidance.com_scholarship-5Fsp-5Fscholarships-5F8953.php-3F-26utm-5Fsource-3Dnewsletter01-26utm-5Fmedium-3Demail-26utm-5Fcampaign-3D201701-26utm-5Fcontent-3D1baaf77e67c9b42539cad8680cc41a90&d=DwIDAw&c=xqeeNFbi0oBFbe4IznK4e--5GG6Clqq80LVi1AqPhGE&r=Bp-vJgt85GuMP5-84HyYzeb3BtLgYyj9eYPyd8_8Ztw&m=1K58CY-aPBBTX7QZX1TW1k8LSNoYby0HcGtSltK3XcQ&s=E1GlIV70w8NRapjNJGkxRRsbZXugraqLmAn00fcLAPA&e=
8. Happy New Year Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000) https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__scholarshipguidance.com_scholarship-5Fhappy-5Fnew-5Fyear-5Fscholarship-5F9051.php-3F-26utm-5Fsource-3Dnewsletter01-26utm-5Fmedium-3Demail-26utm-5Fcampaign-3D201701-26utm-5Fcontent-3D1baaf77e67c9b42539cad8680cc41a90&d=DwIDAw&c=xqeeNFbi0oBFbe4IznK4e--5GG6Clqq80LVi1AqPhGE&r=Bp-vJgt85GuMP5-84HyYzeb3BtLgYyj9eYPyd8_8Ztw&m=1K58CY-aPBBTX7QZX1TW1k8LSNoYby0HcGtSltK3XcQ&s=5yK1aoeWRE-aLA9Cc7Jjesyjd2Pfw-6q35Zq1J-kOp4&e=
The University of Florida is excited to announce that high school students across Florida can now receive 1-to-1 private tutoring from skilled and certified University of Florida tutors. All tutors have passed background checks, conduct record checks, and have successfully completed tutor
training. UF-certified tutors can be booked for online or in-person tutoring sessions. Online tutoring sessions are facilitated through an integrated and easy-to-use video tutoring platform called GoBoard. To learn more about the UF Community Tutoring Initiative, or book a session, please visit www.umatter.ufl.edu/resources/tutoring.
James Weldon’s History Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, February 8th, after school (which is an early dismissal day). They are in search of 5 wonderful former students that are willing to come over and help out with the judging. You will receive volunteer hours for helping out and snacks will be provided. The judging should end by 4:30 and will start between 2:30 and 3:00. Please sign up in the Counseling Office, if you are interested.
To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must:
(1) be a current resident of Duval County
(2) be a graduating female senior
(3) have a grade point average of 3.0+
(4) have an ACT score of 19+ or SAT score of 1200+
(5) provide letter of college acceptance
(6) include an official transcript and 1st semester grades
(7) indicate a financial need
(8) provide a typewritten personal essay
Scholarships Amount Varies
Click here for the application.
NNOA is an organization composed of Active Duty, Reserve and Retired Officers, Academies, Midshipmen, Cadets and interested civilians. The organization is sanctioned by the Secretaries of the Navy and Transportation and is a member of the Navy and Marine Corps Council. NNOA has members of all ranks and ethnic groups serving communities around the globe.
The National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) actively supports the Sea Services in the development of a diverse officer corps through recruitment, retention, and career development. NNOA is essential in maintaining operational readiness by providing professional development, mentoring, and support of cultural awareness. NNOA establishes and maintains a positive image of the Sea Services in communities and educational institutions.
The scholarships are targeted for high school seniors planning to attend a two year college or four year university in the Summer or Fall 2017.Thank you for your assistance in distributing this information to our prospective awardees.
The contact persons for the National Naval Officers Association Jacksonville Chapter are Mrs. Herlena Washington and Mr. Brian Martin, Scholarship Committee Members. For additional information regarding these scholarship opportunities, please call Mr. Brian Martin at 904-542-3559 or Mrs. HerlenaWashington at 904-696-5565. You may also send an email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2017 NNOA JAX Scholarship Recipients will be invited to attend a ceremony to recognize their accomplishments. Additional information regarding the ceremony will be provided at a later date to each recipient.
2017_nnoa_jax_chapter_scholarship_application.pdfClick here for the application.
My name is Kaley Walters and I am the Program Director for Angels for Allison. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to helping with the financial needs of families who are suffering with the loss of a child.
I am reaching out to you today regarding our Student Leadership Council (SLC). We are currently accepting new applications for our 2017-2018 SLC Representatives.
This is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for students looking to take on a leadership role and being a part of something greater than themselves.
If you have any questions or need any additional information, please let me know.
Thank you for your time and have a wonderful weekend!
Angels For Allison
The Purdue Alumni Club of Greater Jacksonville is offering at least one $1000 scholarship to a local graduating senior desiring to attend Purdue University in the Fall of 2017.
The deadline for submission is Apr 15, 2017.
If you have questions about the scholarship program or its requirements, please do not hesitate to call the Scholarship Committee chairman, Mr. Brendan Less, at 904-429-7634.
Click here for the scholarship application and more information.
BYON M. MORRIS SCHOLARSHIP
The Byon M. Morris Scholarship will provide $5,000 ($1250 per year/4 years) to support tuition, books, fees, room and board, and degree-related expenses for two graduating seniors who have attained Scouting’s highest ranks. One Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts) and one Gold Award winner (Girl Scouts), each of whom must demonstrate an aptitude and desire to succeed, will receive the scholarship. In selecting the successful candidate, the review committee will consider academic achievements, leadership experience, desire for personal growth and financial need. All applicants must have at least a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (weighted) and plan to attend an accredited post-secondary institution on a full- time basis. Housed at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the Byon M. Morris Scholarship application and supporting documentation requirements are available at: http://bit.ly/tcfscholarship and due by May 5, 2017.
DOROTHEA B. SHAW SCHOLARSHIP
The Dorothea B. Shaw Scholarship will provide $6,000 ($1500 per year/4 years) to support tuition, books, fees, room and board, and degree-related expenses for a student graduating from a Duval county public or private school and attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the Northeastern United States. Northeastern states are identified as: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and VT. In selecting the successful candidate, the review committee will consider academic achievements, leadership experience, desire for personal growth and financial need. All applicants must have at least a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (weighted) and plan to attend on a full-time basis. Housed at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the Dorothea B. Shaw scholarship application and supporting documentation requirements are available at: http://bit.ly/tcfscholarship and due by May 5, 2017.
SAM AND LYDIA PAYNE SCHOLARSHIP
The Sam and Lydia Payne Scholarship will provide financial assistance to a student(s) who demonstrates an aptitude and desire to succeed. The scholarship will support tuition, books, fees, room and board, and educational degree-related expenses up to $18,000 and disbursed until graduation or a period up to 5 years, provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements. All applicants must have a cumulative 2.5-3.5 (weighted) grade point average and plan to take a full-time course load in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. In selecting the successful candidate, the review committee will consider a desire for personal growth and financial need. Housed at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the Sam and Lydia Payne Scholarship application and supporting documentation requirements are available at: http://bit.ly/tcfscholarship and due by May 5, 2017.
Supplemental materials may be mailed to:
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida
245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 310
Jacksonville, FL 32202
If you are interested in learning more about careers in S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields, please plan to stay after school on Wednesday, January 25th from 2 pm – 3 pm to attend an informational workshop by professionals working in these fields. You must sign up in the counseling office and have parent permission in order to attend the workshops. Please drop by the Counseling Office to sign up no later than Tuesday, January 24th. Thanks and happy career planning! J
The following Paxon students were honored with awards in the Northeast Florida Scholastic juried art competition. Gold Key winners will be entered in the national competition and are eligible for college scholarships.
Dr. Keisling’s Sculpture students:
Gold Key Award- Myah Freeman, Rachel Le, and Levert Maijah
Silver Key Award- Rebecca Blossey, Myah Freeman, Rachel Le, and Rebekah Moyer
Nolan’s Painting students:
Gold Key Award- Hannah Albritton, Skyler Hoover, and Emily Mitchell
Silver Key Award- Star Spence
2017 Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards and Exhibitions
Saturday, February 4th, 2017
We would be honored by your presence at this day of events celebrating the award winning work of student artists in Northeast Florida.
Join us at the historic Florida Theatre
Doors open at 9AM, Awards Ceremony starts at 10AM 128 East Forsyth Street, Ste. 300 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Then join us at the Awards Exhibitions opening at 1PM:
Jacksonville Main Library
303 North Laura Street Jacksonville, FL 32202
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens will host two Career Awareness Days on Saturday January 28th and Monday February 20th from 10am-12pm, 370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL. 32218. This is a special opportunity for elementary, middle, and high school students to learn about career opportunities within a Zoo. Students will be able to meet with a variety of Zoo professionals to learn about their careers and receive practical advice on how to prepare for a future career in zoology, botany or other related fields. Please see the attached flyer and click on the following link for more information:
http://www.jacksonvillezoo.org/content.aspx?pageID=28602&CNM=Student Career Fairs
In efforts to re-engage our disconnected youth, Duval County Public Schools will be hosting its second annual Drop Back In Day. This event is scheduled for Tuesday, January 24, 2017 during normal school hours, and invites former students to return to their neighborhood school for academic counseling as it relates to graduation. Students who are interested in re-engaging will have an opportunity to meet with a school counselor or graduation coach in order to discuss graduation requirements and their academic standing. Based on the outcome of these conversations, students may be enrolled in their home school or be referred to a Duval County Drop-Out Prevention Program or outside alternative education setting. This is an opportunity to connect former students with a school or program that best supports their academic needs and potential for success. The 2017 Drop-Back In Day and updated Drop-Out Prevention Program flyers have been attached for your reference. This information is also being shared with our faith-based organizations, community partners as well as our drop-out prevention programs. If you have additional questions or concerns, please reach out to Catherine Bekkedal, email@example.com or Regan Copeland, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once again, Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott have invited all Florida students to participate in the Black History Month art and essay contests. Students in grades K-3 have a chance to win a cash prize by submitting artwork and students in grades 4-12 can earn a four-year Florida Prepaid Scholarship through the essay contest.
Additionally, students, parents, teachers and principals are invited to nominate full-time educators in elementary, middle and high schools for the Black History Month Excellence in Education Award.
The deadline for all submissions is January 20, 2017.
To learn more about Florida’s Black History Month celebration and contests, visit www.floridablackhistory.com.
Education Commissioner Pam Stewart
In an effort to encourage Duval County Public School students to pursue a career in Information Technology, Citi is offering a one-week paid summer internship opportunity. Applicants must be female and 16 years of age by June 1, 2017. This opportunity will allow interns to advance their technological skills, explore robotics, and work directly with professionals in the industry. Completing this internship will lead to students being eligible for a paid six-week internship the following summer.
The application period is now open and will close on February 15, 2017. Please encourage students to visit www.womeninit.org to apply. Attached is a flyer that includes more detailed information regarding this internship program. We request that you share it with eligible and interested students.
Please contact Regan Copeland, email@example.com, if you have any questions.
Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) continues its efforts to ensure current and future students receive the assistance they need regarding receiving financial aid. This month, FSCJ will host additional Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion Labs to provide in-person guidance to any student wanting help with filling out the financial aid form. FSCJ staff will be on hand to offer assistance and answer any FAFSA-related questions.
The labs are scheduled for the following dates and times at the Urban Resource Center at 601 West State Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202:
• January 21, 2017, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
• January 25, 2017, 5 – 8 p.m.
Students who attend will also have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a $500 book scholarship. We encourage you to pass this information along to your students. In doing so, please remind them to bring the following information:
1. Social Security Number, driver’s license or alien registration card
2. 2015 IRS 1040 or latest tax return & W-2 statements
3. Federal Student Aid ID (go to https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm to create a FSA ID)
Students can find more information on how to register at https://www.fscj.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid/fafsa-labs.
If you have questions, please contact Wendy Dunlap at firstname.lastname@example.org or Catherine Bekkedal at email@example.com.
Princeton University Journalism Opportunity, 2017 Infinite Scholars College Fair, and 2017 Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program
The Mary Awards
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Do you have what it takes to be a Bank of America Student Leader?
We are looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school and are working to make a difference in your school or community, we want to support you.
As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight‐week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first‐hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play.
In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leader Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will explore how government, business and the nonprofit sector work to address critical community needs.
If you would like to make a difference in your community, apply today!
To become a Student Leader, you must:
Click here for more info and to complete the application.
The PowerPoint from the NCAA parent presentation that was given on January 9, 2017 at Paxon is now available in the 'Parent Information' section of the Paxon School Counseling website.
Please do not forget to come out this evening from 5 pm to 8 pm, to support our first Family Night at the Zaxby’s on Commonwealth. This fundraiser will help us to continue to provide student incentives such as honor roll celebrations and awards during the school year.
In order for the school to receive credit for your purchase, you must present the Paxon Night at Zaxby’s flyer which can be located on the school’s website and throughout offices on campus (also see attached). Thanks for supporting Paxon School for Advanced Studies and know that we look forward to seeing you there!
We cordially invite you to attend our 2017 FAMU Jacksonville Educational Fair scheduled for Thursday, January 12, 2017, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. It will be held at:
Jean Ribault High School
3701 Winton Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32208
The Fair will extend an opportunity for 11th and 12th graders to learn about our academic programs and scholarships. All seniors that attend, are encouraged to submit an application for admissions to FAMU prior to attending the event. Please apply online for admissions at www.famu.edu/admissions. If any of the students would like to use a fee waiver for the application fee, those students would need to have a copy of their fee waiver to upload/attach to the admission application designated for fee waivers. Please complete the Prospective Student Card and bring the card to the Educational Fair.
Please click here for more information and the scholarship application packet.
The Princeton University Summer Journalism Program is an all-expenses-paid journalism and college preparation program at Princeton University for high school juniors from low-income backgrounds. In this program, students learn reporting skills from celebrated journalists, report and write their own newspaper, and are paired with a counselor who oversees their college admissions process. SJP alumni have gone on to jobs and internships at The New York Times, The New Yorker, NPR, and many other news outlets.
Additional information, as well as the application, can be found on the website at https://www.princeton.edu/sjp.
You may also contact:
Princeton Summer Journalism Program
Arts for Life! annually awards $1,000 scholarships to 25 graduating high school seniors in Florida who demonstrate excellence in one of the following art forms:
· creative writing
· visual art
The 2016-17 application deadline is February 1, 2017.
High school students who are graduating from a public, private, or virtual school or a home education program in Florida during the current academic year.
Visit http://artsforlifeaward.org/wordpress/apply/ or download the attached application.
(Click here to view the flyer)
Lisa K. Raguso
Foundation for Excellence in Education
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