Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Comcast Scholarship!

Comcast Leaders and Achievers ®
Scholarship Program
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students for their community
service, academic performance and leadership skills. This year, scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to over 800 students nationwide.

Applicants must:
• Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character,
integrity and leadership
• Be enrolled as a high school senior
• Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or participating NBCUniversal or Telemundo
markets. Eligibility will be determined by zip code in the online application
• Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or
university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year
• Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
• Demonstrate financial need
Deadline to apply is December 6, 2019.
To learn more and apply, visit comcastleadersandachieversscholarship.com

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Wendy's Scholarship

Since 1994, the Wendy’s® High School Heisman® Scholarship has been recognizing and rewarding senior athletes who excel in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. This year, we're awarding over $60,000 in college scholarships. Give your most well-rounded seniors a shot at winning.

100 Scholarship Winners. 2 From Every State.
The Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes 2 winners—one male athlete and one female athlete—from each state.
  • 90 State Winners receive a $500 scholarship
  • 8 National Finalists receive a $1,000 scholarship
  • 2 National Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship along with national honor and recognition during ESPN’s telecast of the college Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation
They’ve done the hard work. Now, they just need to apply.
Winning the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship requires a GPA of 3.0 or better, participation in at least one school-sponsored sport, and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community. You have students who have worked hard for years to make the grade. Now help them get the recognition they deserve:

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

DAR Scholarships

*DAR Good Citizen - 11/15/2019 to Chapter Representative , Linda Travers address below
*MSSDAR State Scholarships ($1,000/year) - 12/2/2019 to Chapter Rep. Linda Travers, address below
*National DAR Scholarships - 2/15/2020 to National Vice Chairman for each scholarship listed on the DAR website highlighted below 
Of particular note is the DAR Good Citizen essay question for those competing for that scholarship, which I am not permitted to transmit by e-mail or otherwise transmit electronically.  I will be sending this essay question to the Guidance Office by snail mail, so please watch for it.
DAR Scholarships – Each year the National Society also sponsors numerous DAR National Scholarships for students with outstanding academic achievements – with opportunities for students in the fields of History, Political Science, Government & Economics, Medical and Nursing, and Music. All National Society Scholarships can be applied for on-line beginning this year.  The Maryland State Society also sponsors $1,000/year scholarships. We’d like you to make this information available to your students.  (Information about the National Scholarship program may be found at https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships. The Maryland State DAR scholarship application is attached.) 
If you have any questions or need further information, please don’t hesitate to contact me at ltravers1011@gmail.com or by phone at 410-610-1355.  
Linda Travers - John Hanson Chapter NSDAR
1011 Concord Court
Owings, MD  20736

Monday, September 9, 2019

Eastern Kentucky University!

Good afternoon! I wanted to take the opportunity to offer the students at Northern High School an application fee waiver, so that they can apply to Eastern Kentucky University for free!

 It needs to be used Between Saturday September 7th and Sunday September 15th.
Your students can apply HERE
There will be an app fee waiver box at the beginning of the application:

The code to enter is: ekufreeapp

As you may already know, students from the state of Maryland do not have to pay out-of-state tuition, as long as they graduate with a 2.5 GPA or above.

EKU has nationally-recognized programs in: Forensic Science, Animal Studies, Fire Science/Arson Investigation, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Occupational Therapy, ASL, and more!