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Scholarship and College Info

Camp College
Camp College provides incoming seniors the unique opportunity to learn about the college search, application, and selection process from both college admission professionals and high school counselors in an immersive college experience. Participants will learn about navigating a college fair, essay writing, identifying college fit/match, financial aid, and much more. Students will also visit multiple colleges/universities and experience living, eating, and playing on a college campus.
This program is designed for juniors who will benefit from exposure to additional college preparation information as well as a residential campus living experience.  The selection committee will give additional consideration to students from rural areas, first-generation college students, and students from low-income households.  Students should attend high school in Illinois OR currently live in Illinois AND have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  No cost.  July 9-July 12.
Will visit SEMO, SIUC and McKendree
 
AITCOY offers a $500 undergraduate scholarship for two high school seniors who plans on attending a four year college.  Applicants must:
  • demonstrate an interest in and have participated in serving their community
  • have at least a B grade point average
  • demonstrate leadership qualities
  • plan on majoring in one of the following fields:  social work, counseling, psychology, youth recreation, youth prevention, or sociology  
  • To apply, fill out and return the application form. Application deadline is May 24, 2019.  
KC Foundation After School College has classes available for this summer and fall. If you are interested in taking a KC summer or fall class from the eligible list, please see Mrs. Branon for the registration form or print it from Google Classroom.  
The tuition and mandatory fees for the attached courses will be waived by Kaskaskia College. Students will be responsible for any lab fees associated with their courses and for the textbook/ eBooks associated with the courses.
 
The Census is seeking people to work for the 2020 Census and are committed to hiring people for jobs in their own communities. This is a great opportunity for senior students.  
Field positions are temporary and will start this summer with different opportunities through 2020. You may work flexible hours either full, part-time or evenings and weekends. Jobs will start at $14 an hour and .58 for mileage reimbursement.  
I have attached a flyer with more information for you to post or give to any interested student. Please let me know if you have any questions at all. Thank you.  
APPLY ONLINE: 2020Census.gov/jobs   
 
2019 Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship 
Requirements:
- Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to attend a college/university during the 2019-2020 school year.
- Proof of enrollment to an accredited college/university.
- Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Deadline: 
- The application deadline is May 31, 2019.
- LATE and INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered. 
Award Amount: $750.  See Google Classroom for the link and additional information.

For more information on Agriculture scholarships click here.  There are over 40 scholarships listed on this website.

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here. For more info about this, please visit this site. It is a comprehensive suite of completely free practice tests, digital flashcards, and questions-of-the-day for standardized tests and academic subjects of all levels.There are 2 new essay scholarships available from Varsity Tutor. Go to this site for more information and to apply.

Gary Wheeler Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a current Carlyle High School senior male or female athlete planning to enroll as a full time college student.

Applicant must be a varsity letter winner.

Acceptance into a post-secondary program – University, college, community college, or trade school

Applicant will be required to show proof of full-time college enrollment (minimum of 12 credit hours)

Current minimum high school GPA of 3.0

Due July 1st

Wheeler Scholarship