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CVHS Scholarship Guide & Directory 2016-17

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Parents and Students: Please NOTE
Please review the information noted below in regards to NAU changes to course retakes and their application to the NAU Lumberjack Scholarship

Academic Updates:
  • Students starting in the Fall of 2019 will only be allowed one course retake for eligibility toward the Lumberjack Scholars Award.

Here are some well sought-after scholarships to be aware of for the 2018 / 2019 academic year. Please note the open and close dates. 
Scholarship Name University/College Scholarship Opens Scholarships Closes Key Criteria Information
Flinn Scholarship In-State: ASU, U of A, NAU August 2018 October 2017 Merit based: GPA 3.5 or higher, top 5% of class, minimum 29 on ACT or 1360 on SAT https://www.flinn.org/flinn-scholars/
Elks Most Valubale Student Scholarship Nationwide September 1, 2017 TBD, 2018 Do not need to be related to member of Elks http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm
Baird Scholarship U of A September 2017 November 2017 Merit based: GPA 3.75 or higher https://www.honors.arizona.edu/baird-scholarship
Gilbert Education Foundation Scholarships Nationwide February 2018 March 2018 Various scholarships based on academics and activity involvement http://gilberteducationfoundation.org/home/scholarships/
National Merit Scholarship Nationwide Certain selection index score needed on junior year PSAT test http://www.nationalmerit.org/s/1758/start.aspx?gid=2&pgid=61
Dorrance Scholarship In-State: ASU, U of A, NAU October 1, 2017 TBD, 2018 First generation college student http://www.dorrancescholarship.org/applicants/az-hs-senior/
Home & Irene Wood Scholarship In-State: ASU, U of, NAU and community colleges February 2018 March 2018 Demonstrate financial need http://www.gilbertschools.net/cms/One.aspx?portalId=70316&pageId=349160
Otto & Edna Neely Foundation Scholarship In-State: ASU, U of, NAU and community colleges March 2018 April 2018 Demonstrate financial need http://neelyfoundation.com/scholarships.html
AZ Comunity Foundation Scholarships Varies based on scholarship January 2018 February - March 2018 Multiple scholarships available, fill out one application to see which apply to you https://www.azfoundation.org/Scholarships/ScholarshipOpportunities.aspx
Wendy's Heisman Scholarship Nationwide March 2, 2017 Phase 1: October 2, 2017, Reviewer deadline: October 4, 2017, Phase 2: October 23, 2017 You will take an eligibilty quiz to determine if you meet academic and athletic requirements https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/about/program-timeline/
QuestBridge Scholarship Top universities nationwide (The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges) Summer 2017 September 27, 2017 Top 5-10% of class, SAT greater than 1310 or ACT greater than 28. Financial need (family earnings less than $65000/year for family of four) https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship Nationwide September 2017 November 2017 Demonstrate financial need. 3.5 or higher GPA http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/
GESP Scholarship Nationwide March 2018 April 2018 Parent or relative is a GPS support staff member No website. Ask counselor in the spring.
 

STUDENTS - Have you been accepted to a College/University and wonder what's next? Check the helpful link: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/making-a-decision/you-got-accepted-now-what


Parents and Students - check out these helpful Scholarship Search Websites:
UNIGo
https://www.unigo.com/

Bigfuture.collegeboard.org
http://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

Fastweb.com
http://www.fastweb.com/

Cappex.com
https://www.cappex.com/

collegeexpress.com
http://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/search/ CollegeScholarships.org http://www.collegescholarships.org/financial-aid/ Please see the Additional Resources tab on the left for more search websites.
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