The KC Fine Arts Scholarships are now available. These are for students interested in Speech, Theater, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Art and the Scroll newspaper. See below for an application.
The "Profile in Courage Essay Contest" is available. The due date is January 5th. The essay must be a 700 - 1000 word essay describing an act of political courage by a US elected official that occurred during or after 1956. You must have at least 5 sources. For information go to: http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/.
The Wendy's High School Heisman Award program is now open to seniors. It must be completed by October 3rd. You can apply @wendysheisman.com.
SEMO will be hosting Show Me Days on Oct 11, Nov 15, Feb 14, Feb 16, and Mar 28 beginning at 10 AM at the Show Me Center on SEMO's Campus. For more information, visit semo.edu/visit. SEMO Scholarship Deadline is Dec 1
Ranken will be hosting Shadow-A-Tech Days on Oct 8, Nov 20, Dec 3 (Automotive), Feb 11, April 1, and April 29 (Automotive).
The 53rd annual US Senate Youth Program Application is now available. This is for interested junior and senior students who currently serve in an elected capacity in student government or a related organization and plan to take government courses in college. The selection criteria includes: Leadership ability, high scholastic standing and other demonstrated abilities including knowledge of American History, politics, and current events, clear speech and logical thought, community involvement, and participation in a wide selection of activities on and off campus. The deadline is October 3rd. Winners will get the opportunity to go to Washington DC for a week to work with Government officials. $1000 and $5000 scholarships are also available. See Mrs. Branon for more information.
Scholarship available for the Missouri University of Science and Technology for students interested in Chemical Engineering. Must have letters of recommendation, Statement of financial need, resume of activities, High School and College Transcripts, and letter of application. Completed application on this website: sfa.mst.edu/academicworks. This is due Feb 1, 2015.
Attention Juniors and Seniors: The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program is now available for students who have taken part in volunteer service activities over the past year. . To complete the application go to http://spirit.prudential.com See website for more details. Applications are due by November 4th.
St Louis University will be hosting a national college fair on Sunday October 19th from 1-4 in the Simon Recreation Center. For interested students, this will be a good chance to meet with college representatives, attend a workshop for financial aid, attend a workshop on how to choose a college or on the NCAA. Go to www.nacacnet.org/ncfstudent to register for the fair.
The Elks National Foundation will be offering several scholarships this school year for interested seniors. 1)The Most Valuable Student Scholarship: This scholarship is for any interested senior. Applications will be judged on grades and test scores, leadership, and financial need. Available Sept 1- Dec 5 at www.elks.org/enf/scholars. A 27 or higher ACT score is recommended. 2)Elks Legacy Awards: For children and grandchildren of Elks members. Applications judged on Knowledge, charity, community service, and integrity. Available Sept 1- Jan 30,2015 @ www.elks.org/enf/scholars.
KC Cosmetology will be offering an open house for interested junior and senior students on Nov 25 from 9-1. Students should RSVP to KC @ 545-3306 if planning to attend. Students will also need to complete a CHS college visit form available from Mrs. Branon
SIUC will be hosting SAT/ACT preparation classes online. Part 1 covers mastering the reading, writing, English and science questions on the ACT and the new SAT. Part 2 will cover how to master the math questions on the ACT and the SAT. All courses consist of 12 lessons and can be accessed over the internet anytime, day or night. Each course has live instructor support and is supplemented with interactive quizzes, assignments, tutorials, and online discussion areas. Courses are offered once a month and last for six weeks.. To register go to dce.siu.edu or call 536-7751 for more information. The cost of the ACT/SAT Course through SIUC is 94.00
SIUE will be hosting a College Fair on Oct 21 from 6:00-7:30 in the Morris University Center. Representatives from many in-state and out of state colleges and universities will be in attendance. Go to www.siue.edu/ircf for more information.
Webster University will be offering an ACT Prep Workshop on 3 upcoming dates. Each workshop runs from 8:00-2:30. The cost to attend this one day workshop is $40.00. Register online at Webster.edu/actworkshop.
The school of the Art Institute of Chicago is hosting an informational session for interested students. It will be held on Sunday, Oct. 5th from 12 - 3 at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis. The address for the museum is 3750 Washington Blvd. in St. Louis, MO. Register at saic.edu/ugevents.