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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
 
For any senior who still needs to complete the FAFSA:

Here is the link to complete the FAFSA if you would like to get started on it.
https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
Need to complete you FAFSA on your phone? There is an app for that. You can download the myStudentAid App from the Google Play Store or the Apple's App Store. To complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will need:
  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
  • Your federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • An FSA ID to sign electronically.
    If you are a dependent student, then you will also need most of the above information for your parent(s).
KC has added a 2nd 8 week (March start) section of online Medical Terminology (MEDT 104). This would be a great opportunity for students considering applying to an allied health program, and would be finished in time to meet the May 31 nursing and allied health application deadline. This would also be JumpStart eligible for students while they are still in high school, providing a 50% discount on the tuition.
See Google Classroom for the JumpStart form.
 
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.
 
Rotary International Scholarship
-Reside in Rotary District 6510 will award two 2500.00 scholarships
If you send the same application to the local rotary, they will be providing two 500.00 scholarships.
• Academics at B average or better, include current official transcript. 
• Resume of Community Involvement and Volunteerism 
• Resume of School involvement – Service, Clubs, Athletics, etc. 
• Educational and Career plan defined in a manner to assist Rotary International District 6510 to grow or improve. 
• Include a Personal essay on the Rotary Motto “Service Above Self”. (750 word limit). Conditions for Receiving Funds 
• Student must provide proof of full-time enrollment (Tuition bill, Registration form, with official logos) 
• Upon proof of enrollment, money will be paid to the college or university; students must submit tuition bill for fall to receive checks. 
Must be received by April 1
District application :Mail applications to: or email: Rotary Int. D6510 Scholarship Committee in care of: Lorraine K. Cavataio Sandberg, Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. 475 Regency Park – Suite 175 O’Fallon, IL 62269 
Tel: 618.624.3008 Fax: 314.241.7604 
Attach Application to Email: lcavataio@sandbergphoenix.com DUE APRIL 1
Local Applications:email to: tcguebert@gmail.com or mail to Mr. Tom Guebert 2832 Senate Ct., Carlyle, IL 62231 DUE APRIL 15
 
Betty Renth Charitable Foundation Scholarship
This foundation is offering a 500.00 scholarship to a senior student who plans to attend SLU, Wash U, Ranken, or any accredited 2 or 4 year school in Clinton, Madison, Monroe, St. Clair, Bond, Calhoun, Macoupin, Jackson or Williamson counties in Illinois. Due March 31.  2.7 GPA or higher.  Demonstrate financial need.

Y Scholarship:
Due April 15.  $500 scholarship for CHS Senior.  Need at least a 2.5 GPA.  Will need letter of recommendation

Seniors who are interested in applying for a nomination to one of the US Military Academies for the fall 2019 should go to web address listed below.
https://shimkus.house.gov/services/academy   Acceptance of a service academy appointment requires at least a 9 year service obligation. 4 at the academy and 5 years of active-duty service. If you have questions, please call Mike Hall at 217-347-7947 or by email at mike.hall@mail.house.gov
 
Seniors: The FAFSA is now open.
Here is the link to complete the FAFSA if you would like to get started on it.
Need to complete you FAFSA on your phone? There is an app for that.  You can download the myStudentAid App from the Google Play Store or the Apple's App Store.

Kaskaskia College Cosmetology will be hosting it’s spring semester High School Visit Day on March 21st from 1pm – 4pm on Thursday, March 21st. This day is for any high school junior or senior considering cosmetology as a career. The afternoon will include information about types of jobs available within the Cosmetology industry, specialty training beyond traditional state licensure, community college certification, attendees will also hear from current Cosmetology students about the Cosmetology Program at Kaskaskia College and receive information about FAFSA and scholarships.  This is a free event, but they are limiting the number of attendees. Parents are welcome to attend with their student. To reserve a spot, please see Mrs. Branon

Kaskaskia College Days:

WHAT – High School Visit Day for Career Exploration in the Cosmetology Field
WHEN – November 1st & March 21st from 1pm – 4pm at Kaskaskia College
WHO – Juniors & Seniors
HOW – RSVP by October 25th or March 14th  
WHY – To Explain the Many Career Opportunities & What to Expect with the Curriculum at Kaskaskia College
Days’ Agenda –
1pm – Cosmetology Industry Overview
1:30 – Department/Campus Tour
2pm – How Financial Aid Works for Cosmetology Students Specifically
2:30pm – Current Students Speak & Take Questions – “Day in the Life of A KC Cosmetology Student”
3pm – Career Exploration – Job Opportunities in the Field 

IHA Scholarship (IHREF/CoV):
Illinois resident
Accepted or currently enrolled in a hospital related health care career curriculum
3.5 GPA or higher
Applications are available in Google Classroom
Due April 15th

Clinton County Farm Bureau Scholarship:
Due March 15th
Major should be in agriculture, agribusiness, or an ag-related courses of study.
Must:
Be a high school graduate or graduating in 2019.
Be a Clinton County Farm Bureau member, spouse of a member or child of a member. (Minimum 1 year)
Be accepted for enrollment or be enrolled at a post-secondary school.  Good toward BS, no graduate studies.
Exhibit potential for successful completion of course study.
Be a resident of Illinois.
Not be a spouse, child, sibling, grandchild, son-in-law, or daughter-in-law of a Clinton County Farm Bureau Foundation Board member or employee.

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.

Heneghan And Associates Scholarship:
Due March 31st.  Must be going into civil engineering or surveying.  Applications available in Google Classroom.  $500.00  

Dean Ritter Trust Scholarship
This is an organization whose specific focus is awarding scholarships to college bound students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Must live in the State of Illinois and must exhibit financial need.  Amount Awarded: $1000.00 to 8000.00  www.deanritter.org/2019-scholarship/  Due March 8.
 
2019 Lon McHaney Memorial Scholarship:
Sponsored by Kaskaskia Valley Community Credit Union
The recipient will be selected based on the following:
Positive leadership and character exhibited in academic and extra-curricular activities.  Positive leadership and character exhibited in community activities.  Applicant must plan to enroll full-time at an accredited two/four-year college, university, trade, or vocational school.  Proof of enrollment will be required for release of funds.  Eligible applicants or parents/guardians must be a member in good standing of Kaskaskia Valley Community Credit Union.  Applicants must have maintained a “B” average or better for seven semesters of high school.  Due April 26th.  $200.00.  See Google Classroom for the application.
 
Illinois Elks Association Children's Care Program Scholarships
For Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Majors
Due March 8th.  Apply at illinoiselksccc.org
 
Illinois Elks Association Children's Care Program Scholarships
For Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant Majors
Due March 8th.  Apply at illinoiselksccc.org
 
IMUA Scholarship
$500.00 - For students whose parents receive their electrical service from the City of Carlyle
Due March 8.
 
LaVern & Nola McEntire Lineworker’s Scholarship 
Deadline is April 30.  Applications and computerized fill-in-the-blank copies can be downloaded from the Clinton County Electric Cooperative, Inc. website http://www.cceci.com/youthprograms/
 

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.

John Kleber Memorial Scholarship

500.00

Due April 1 to Mrs. Branon

Must have earned at least 1 varsity letter during senior year

Plan to attend post secondary education

Dr. L. J. Enloe Scholarship

500.00

Money to be used for a special personal experience; concert, museum, etc

3.5 GPA

College Acceptance

Due April 1 to Mrs. Branon

American Red Cross/ Carlyle National Honor Society Scholarship

up to 3000.00

Due April 1st to Mrs. Branon

Must be a 2 year member of the National Honor Society and must have participated in the blood drive for 2 years

Patty Wilken Memorial Scholarship

250.00

Due April 1st to Mrs. Branon

2.8 GPA

Planning to attend 2 or 4 year college in the fall of the year of graduation

4 year member of the CHS band

Hal Hempen Memorial Scholarship

Due April 1st to Mrs. Branon

Must submit an essay outlining the need for financial assistance, career objectives, and background profile.

Applicant must have a physical difficulty they are trying to overcome or have overcome some type of difficulty in their lifetime

Or-

Applicant must be enrolled in Special Education, health care field, or related field of study

500.00

Troy Tyberendt Memorial Scholarship

Due April 1st to Mrs. Branon

Interest in sports or athletics

Good Citizenship

Necessary grades for college entrance

Participation in various school organizations and activities

Carlyle High School Athletic Parent Boosters and Athletic Department Scholarship

Due April 1st to Mrs. Branon

500.00

One given to a CHS senior boy athlete and a CHS senior girl athlete

Clinton County Electric Scholarship

Due to Mrs. Branon by April 1st

Parents or Legal guardians must be a member of Clinton County Electric Coop.

Carlyle Unit Education Association Scholarship

Due April 1 to Mrs. Branon

300.00

2.70 GPA

Qualities of leadership, character, and personal service

Must be going into education

Roffman Scholarship (offered every other year)

Due April 1 to Mrs. Branon

Open to all seniors planning to go to college in the fall

200.00

Matt Hellmann Memorial Scholarship

Due April 1st

$500.00

Must be a Carlyle High School Senior

Must have a GPA of at least 2.8

Must be enrolled as a full time student at a 2 or 4-year college/university for the Fall

Tom Pigg Memorial Scholarship

Due April 15th to Mrs. Branon

1000.00

Major Course of study must be: Conservation Biology, Zoology, Ecology, Wildlife Mgmt, Fisheries Biology, Forestry, Conservation Law Enforcement, or Related Field approved by committee

Centralia Lady Elks Scholarship

Due April 15th

Must be planning to attend KC in the fall

250.00

CHS Music Booster Band Scholarship

Criteria for application:

  • Student must be a senior Band member at Carlyle High School during the current academic year

  • Student must have a GPA of at least 2.8

  • Student must be planning to attend a two or 4-year college in the Fall of the year they graduate.

  • Student must have participated in CHS Band for a minimum of 6 semesters.

(This may also include participation in CHS musicals.  1 musical = 1 semester)

  • Student must complete, sign and return application to Carlyle High School by April 15th

  • Band/Choir students may only apply for one of the two scholarships available.

  • Scholarship amount: $250

CHS Music Booster Choir Scholarship

Criteria for application:

  • Student must be a senior Choir member at Carlyle High School during the current academic year

  • Student must have a GPA of at least 2.8

  • Student must be planning to attend a two or 4-year college in the Fall of the year they graduate.

  • Student must have participated in CHS Choir for a minimum of 6 semesters.

(This may also include participation in CHS musicals.  1 musical = 1 semester)

  • Student must complete, sign and return application to Carlyle High School by April 15th

  • Band/Choir students may only apply for one of the two scholarships available.

  • Scholarship amount: $250

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

Wilken Scholarship

Athletic Booster

Kleber Scholarship

Pigg Scholarship

CUEA Scholarship

Roffman Scholarship

Lady Elks

Y Scholar Appl

Renth Scholarship

Hellmann Scholarship

Wheeler Scholarship

Tyberendt Scholarship

Aitcoy Appl

Rotary