QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship
The QuestBridge National College Match is designed for high school seniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite economic challenges.
There is no absolute criteria or cut-offs for GPA, standardized test scores, or income and a holistic approach is used in reviewing applications. When selecting College Match Finalists, QuestBridge consider the following questions:
"Does this student have the motivation and academic ability to thrive at one of our partner colleges?"
"Has this student overcome socio-economic obstacles to achieve academic excellence?"
A full ride to any QuestBridge partner college valued at $200,000
A list of colleges is listed at www.questbridge.org
Apply online at www.questbridge.org
Application deadline is September 28, 2015
Horatio Alger Scholarship
Amount: Up to $22,000
Demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
Maintain a minimum 2.0 gpa
Be a US citizen
Application deadline: October 25, 2015
Apply online at scholars.horatioalger.org
Adams State is hosting their annual Fall Discover Day on Saturday, September 26, 2015. The program will take place from 12pm-4:30pm, and is a great opportunity to learn about admissions, financial aid, academic programs, and more. The program is FREE and includes the option to attend a tailgate BBQ and home football game against Western Stte. Students can learn more and RSVP online at: discover.adams.edu<http://discover.adams.edu>
Seniors, Discover your future at Otero Junior COllege DIscover Day on Friday October 9th. For more information and to register, go to ojc.edu/inquiry.aspx or call 719-384-6863
FREE VIRTURAL COLLEGE FAIR FOR STUDENTS! High school students are invited to a free virrual college fair for the Westen United States? This fair is going on now, it closes on Sept. 19th. The students can l og on anytime during this week and get inform ation from many collete reps. The students must go to www.collegefairsonline.com and then to the students tab to register this week.
Registration Deadline for the October 24th ACT is Friday Sept 18th. Please stop by the counseling office for registration details.
ACT Online Test Prep is avaliable to any student who needs to prepare for the ACT exam. The cost of the yearly subscription is $24.95. There is what you will find in the ACT online Prep program. Practice tests with real ACT test questions Access to one self time and self scored writitn test, Comprehensive content review for each of the ACT's four required tests: English, mathematice, reading, and science. Diagnostic test and study path anywhere, anytime access via the internet. For more details, please stop by the counseling office.
Are you a high school student who is making a difference through volunteering? If so, please stop by the counseling office and get details on how to apply for the Prudential Spirit Community Award worth $1000 and all expense paid trip to Washington DC.
Christian College Fair of Colorado 6:00 pm, 8:00pm. Four different locations
Monday, September 28th Colorado Springs Christian High School
Tuesday, Septemberr 29th Valor Christian High School
Wednesdy September 30th Resurrection Christian High School
Meet representatives from over 70 Christian colleges. For more details visit yfcdenver.org/events/collegefair or stip by the couseling office.
White Rose Scholarship Amount unknown ELigibility Requirements: Applicant must demonstrate financial need, applicant must be involved in community service, applicant must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average, Application deadline January 31, 2016