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.
FEMMESHacks, a hackathon-inspired event for high school girls interested in STEM, tech, or computer science, is a free, annual event hosted by Duke University students that will take place virtually on October 24, 2020. We will be leading workshops to introduce participants to a variety of topics in computer science, such as Java, Python, Design, and Website Development. In addition, our event features a panel of amazing, accomplished women. Participants will hear about tech opportunities in academia and industry from both Duke professors and women at companies like Google and Microsoft.
The deadline to apply is October 10, 2020. We would love to impact and inspire high school students this upcoming fall through FEMMESHacks. Below, I have attached the links to our website and application form. If you have any questions or would like to talk further, please do not hesitate to reach out.
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.
Military Service Academy Nomination Applications (DEADLINE: OCTOBER 18TH) Students who are interested in receiving a nomination from Congresswoman McBath to a U.S. Service Academy must submit an application through the form on our website by October 18th, 2020. Some students are experiencing delays receiving their standardized test scores due to COVID-19. If necessary, students may submit their scores as an addendum to their application by emailing email@example.com. Please direct your students to reach out to our office with any questions about the nomination process by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling our district office at 470.773.6330.
2020 Congressional App Challenge (DEADLINE: OCTOBER 19TH) - The 2020 Congressional App Challenge is an annual app building competition hosted by members of Congress that encourages students to learn to code and pursue careers in computer science. The deadline for registration and submission is October 19th, 2020. Students may register online by visiting https://www.congressionalappchallenge.us/students/student-registration/. The organizers of the Congressional App Challenge have also compiled a list of resources that may be of assistance to students who will be building their apps from home.
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.
UNC - Charlotte - UNC Levine Scholars Program - notify by Sept. 25th if you want to apply for this full ride sholarship. https://levinescholars.uncc.edu/
Davidson College Scholarships
The John M. Belk Scholarship recognizes powerful students with demonstrated academic excellence, integrity, intellectual curiosity, willingness to take risks, and potential to be change agents in both their local and global communities. The scholarship provides:
a four-year scholarship covering tuition, fees, room and board
two special study stipends ($3000 each)
Notify your counselor by Nov. 3 if you want to be nominated for this scholarship.
The Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship recognizes scholar athletes who are strong leaders and performers in the classroom and impact players at the NCAA D-I level on one of our 18 eligible teams.
Davidson awards two full tuition Bryan Scholarships to one female and one male athlete in each incoming class.
You may nominate up to three students for the Bryan Scholarship. Nominations are due by September 28, 2020. Learn more and nominate your student(s) at: www.davidson.edu/bryan.
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
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