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Friday, February 24, 2017

COLLEGE GREENLIGHT SCHOLARSHIP MARATHON



Hello There!


College Marathon

JUNIORS AND SENIORS:  Join us for the Greenlight to College Marathon, Saturday February 25th. Comer 108 from 8:30--noon.  If you have an internet connection you can also work from 1:00-5:00 for more opportunities to win.

During this FREE, online event you can enter a raffle to earn a chance to win up to $100 every hour and qualify for a $1,000 scholarship.

You must upload evidence of the following to enter the raffles:

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

COLLEGE VISITS

In order to make the best decision you can for college, you need to VISIT the campus.  Here are two postsecondary trips that Mr. Barnes has scheduled. 


The first is Saturday, February 25th to the University of South Alabama in Mobile.  The van will leave at 4:15 a.m. and will return at 8:00 p.m.

The second is Saturday, March 18th to the University of North Alabama.  The van will leave at 5:45 a.m. and will return at 5:00 p.m.  

Contact Mr. Barnes at barnesp@montevallo.edu to reserve your spot!

Thursday, February 9, 2017

FEBRUARY "DO SOMETHING" SCHOLARSHIPS

Up until now, many of the scholarship applications have had one common thing--ESSAYS!

Guess what?  Here is a link to some February "Do Something" Scholarships that focus on helping others...and many of them just require that you DO SOMETHING, such as design a card. Look through the list and give some of them a shot!  There's lots more scholarship money out there.  Get busy and earn some $$$ for college.

February "Do Something" Scholarship Link

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

COLLEGE SIGNING DAY



Attention Seniors! Mark your calendar for April 3rd! Wear your college colors. View the flyer below for more details or contact Zeb Lee by email. zlee2@forum.montevallo.edu
COLLEGE SIGNING DAY

Thursday, February 2, 2017

SENIOR SUCCESS SEMINAR FEBRUARY 2, 2017



Please check your Google Drive for the following:
1)                All scans of your letters of acceptance and scholarships
2)                SAR (PDF version)
3)                At least 1 senior picture
4)                Updated résumé
5)                Complete ILP (If you didn’t do it in January) Blank copy in drive—Rename it and fill it out
6)                Complete SENIOR UPDATE Blank copy in drive—Rename it, fill it out, and make sure it is in YOUR DRIVE FOLDER. 

Upcoming Scholarship DEADLINES
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     Regions Riding Forward—one 500 word essay (due or before      February 28th) https://www.regions.com/promo/black-history-scholarship
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      Dr. Earl Cunningham Scholarships (due on or before March 10); 
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      College Counts (you can start this now)—priority given to students who  have taken Honors, AP, or Dual Enrollment courses (on or before March 1st.)  http://treasury.alabama.gov/collegecounts-scholarship/  
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      Bridge Summer Studies Scholarship (Application due April 3)  See  Handout
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      University of Montevallo Upward Bound Tuition Scholarship—must  complete Bridge program and attend UM to get this scholarship.  (See  Bridge Information Handout for details)
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      Senior Portfolio Prize ($100) for most organized, detailed Senior  Portfolio (due April 17)

MARK YOUR CALENDARS
APRIL 3              
Zeb Lee will tell you about College Signing Day                 (See College Signing Day Handout for details)
April 10               
Deadline for all CE/CS totals to qualify for Bridge and TRIO UMUB Senior Book Scholarships
April 17—18       
Bridge Interviews (Schedule TBA); Senior Portfolios Due

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship




It's time for more scholarships. This one takes a little research and a 500 word essay, but all of the information you need will be in the link below. Take some time to view some of the most recent essay winners and then get busy!   Submissions will be accepted from January 16 through February 28th.  Get started now!

Regions Riding Forward

Here is a link to a list we put together to help you on your journey!  List and Links of Possible Topics