Scholarships, Contests, Events, Internships, Jobs, Special Programs
Thank you for taking the time to review our communication. Keep in mind that this is not a comprehensive list of all scholarship and other student opportunities available to you. You are encouraged to research other scholarship options through a variety of resources, including: scholarship search engines, colleges and universities, places of employment, and community organizations.
Be aware that the Northview High School Counseling Department does not sponsor any of the programs listed. We are glad to advertise the information to our students; however, we are not responsible for the actions of third parties.
When reviewing this information, please make note of deadlines. Transcript requests/counselor recommendations require at least 3 weeks processing time.
Military Academy Appointments - This year’s Military Service Academy Nomination application packets are available on-line through my Congressional website at www.davidscott.house.gov and at my District Offices. This year’s applicants must have submitted their completed application to my Jonesboro or Smyrna District Office by Friday, October 30, 2020 by 5:00 pm.
Jacksonville State University is Waiving Application Fee - ends 10/23
Alabama's College Application Week is here! JSU is proud to participate by waiving our $35 admissions fee for students who apply to JSU and use the promo code ALCAC2020. We are extending this offer beyond state lines to any student who is interested in applying. This promotion ends at 11:59 on October23rd.
Latino Youth Leadership Conference - This year, the Latino Youth Leadership Conference will be held virtually on OCTOBER 29 with a virtual kick-off event, followed by a college fair on October 31, 2020. This event is FREE and open to students, parents and school staff. Registration is required. https://thelaa.org/latino-youth-leadership-conference/
Georgia Tech Offers Distance Learning Computer Science class for spring term - See Dual Enrollment page for more information.
Opportunities for Chinese Language Speakers – UNG published some opportunities for high school students who speak Chinese. Click this link for more information.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards - Applications for these 2021 volunteer awards are available at spirit.prudential.com and nassp.org/spirit. Students must submit their completed applications to Northview Counseling by Nov. 10, 2020. Please email if you plan to apply.
John F. Kennedy Essay in Courage - The 2021 Profile in Courage Essay Contest opens for submissions on September 1, 2020. The contest deadline is January 15, 2021. https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship - Award amount is from $4,000 - 50,000. https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
Mercer University's School of Engineering is pleased to invite seniors from your school who are interested in studying Engineering, Industrial Management, or Technical Communication to participate in our annual Engineering Scholarship Challenge on Saturday, November 14, 2020.
Georgia State University Presidential Scholarship
High-achieving students come to you for guidance on big decisions. Make sure your college-bound seniors don't miss out on the chance to apply for Georgia State University's most prestigious and valuable academic award—The Presidential Scholarship. Deadline to apply for the scholarship and complete your Common Application is Dec. 8.
Our Presidential Scholarship program recognizes incoming first-year students who were leaders in their high schools and offers them the support and experiences that will set them up to be leaders in their careers and communities. The scholarship is valued at up to $28,000 per year (depending on in/out-of-state student status and participation in our student assistantship program).
University of Virginia Jefferson Scholarship
If you would like to be nominated for this full ride scholarship to UVA, notify your counselor by Nov. 3. https://www.jeffersonscholars.org/scholarship
J. Ollie Edmunds Distinguished Scholarship to Stetson University (Early Action Deadline - Nov. 1; Scholarship deadline Jan. 8) - https://www.stetson.edu/administration/financial-planning/scholarships/j-ollie-edmunds/index.php
Life Happens Scholarship
Life Happens sponsors the annual Life Lessons Scholarship Program for college students and college-bound high school seniors. Qualified entrants who submit essays or videos about how the death of a parent impacted their lives are eligible for scholarship money. Applications are accepted each year from February 1 to March 1. They are launching a special COVID-19 Relief Scholarship as a part of the Life Lessons Program. https://lifehappens.org/life-lessons-scholarship-program/
Research scholarships on the internet
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