College Central

 
 
 

 

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Toni Blount
Coordinator of College Advising and Scholarships
tblount@clinton.k12.nc.us
910-592-2067 ext 1819
fax: 910-299-5164

ACT College and Career Transition Award for North Carolina
NC AP Partnerships AP Honor Roll

COLLEGE CENTRAL NEWS and HOT TOPICS:

What DACA students need to know about college and financial aid

College Scorecard:  Click here to find the college that's the best fit for you!

College and Military Open House Dates & CHS Visits
    

  Dec. 5     UNC Greensboro Information session from 9-9:35 am (extended advisor) in the media center. See Mrs. Blount to sign up.


Scholarships:   
Check-out Scholar Snap:  a tool to consolidate scholarship applications: Tip: Seniors complete this profile and it loads to the Common App! 


Local Scholarships: Local Scholarship Bulletin Will be Available in January  All 2017-18 dates are in the process of updating...stay tuned!

Simple Gifts Fund Scholarship - apply by December 2
South River EMC Scholarship: apply by January 19
NC Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship for students in top 10% of class:  Applications with Mrs. Blount in College Central apply by Feb. 1
Foundation for Rural Service: apply by  March 1, 2018  to Star Communication
Flake Shaw Farm Bureau Community College Application: Apply by  May 15
Dance Shoppe Scholarship of the Arts: Application online at thedanceshoppe.weebly.com/   Deadline   to Wanda Coleman
Star Communication Scholarship: Apply by  
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority: apply by   (return to Mrs. Blount by  )
Sampson County Association of Educators Scholarship: submit to Mrs. Blount by April 13          
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship: Submit to Mrs. Blount by  Media Release required
CHS PTSO Scholarship click here teacher recommendation form: Submit to Mrs. Blount by April 13
Clinton Lions Club Scholarship: apply by April 13 or see Mrs. Blount for an application                                                                                                                                     State Employees Credit Union- NEW Forms Updated In January 2018
Clinton Kiwanis Club Scholarship: apply by April 13 to Mrs. Blount (copies also available with Mrs. Blount)
Athletic Boosters Scholarship Application-submit to Mrs. Blount by April 13 (copies available with Mrs. Blount)
Edward Taylor Band Booster Scholarship for CHS Band students: submit to Mrs. Blount by April 13 (copies available with Mrs. Blount)
Clinton High School Scholarship form for the following: Apply by April 13 in this Google Doc. Bring downloaded SAT or ACT report to Mrs. Blount by                                   April 13. SECU People Helping People as an additional Google Form
      Description document for each of the following, click here
      Frank and Kate Turlington Scholarship
      Gray Felton Butler Scholarship 
      W. Arthur Chestnutt Scholarship 
      E. Martin Leder Scholarship 

Woodman of the World: apply by April 13
Delta Kappa Gamma Grant-In-Aid for female students majoring in education: apply by 
Clinton Garden Club Horticulture Scholarship apply by ...see Mrs. Blount Click for Criteria
Sampson Community College Foundation Scholarships: Apply by April 15  (Return letters of rec and resume to Mrs. Blount)
Sampson County NAACP Scholarship: apply by  (Return to Mrs. Blount by April 10 for review)
Brothers 4 Christ Scholarship apply by May 1... see Mrs. Blount  Due: by April 24 to Mrs. Blount
SHSAA (Sampson High School Alumni Association): MUST BE TYPED so use fillable application- apply by (Return by )
KTM STEM Scholarship: return to Mrs. Blount by 
KL Wall Scholarship: return to Mrs. Blount by 
Wall Stinson Scholarship:  return to Mrs. Blount 
Mattie Peterson Memorial Scholarship: apply by May 1 (return to Mrs. Blount by April 24)

                  
NC Specific Scholarships:
                
NC High School Athletic Association:   deadlines vary from Feb. 9- April 2018
North Carolina Community Foundation Scholarships: deadlines vary from February-June, 2018
N.C. Motherless Daughter Scholarship:  apply by Feb. 19
NC Bar Association Scholarship: apply by  April 1
SEANC Scholarship Program: apply by submit to Mrs. Blount (available by January 1)
College Specific Scholarships: 
Agnes Scott Trailblazer Scholarship- apply by January 15
UNC Charlotte Levine Scholars- apply by November 8
Elon University Teaching Fellows apply by January 10
East Carolina University: one application for all scholarships
Meredith STEM Scholarships:  apply by January 15 (apply to admissions early)
Thomas Wolfe Writing Scholarship at UNC Chapel Hill- apply by Nov. 15 for scholarship and admissions by Oct. 15
UNC Greensboro Teaching Fellows- apply by January 1
Centre College Scholars Program: apply by January 20
National Scholarships:   
Questbridge College Match and Scholarship:  
AmazeLaw Scholarship: apply by September 30
Coca Cola Scholarship- apply by Oct. 31
Horatia Alger Scholarship - apply by Sept. 25 and Oct. 25 for two separate scholarships
VFW Voice of America Scholarship (Grades 9-12) - apply by October 31
Univision 40 Nuestra Juventud Scholarship- apply by October 15
American Legion and Eagle Scout Scholarship- various application deadlines
National Space Club Scholarship- apply by Dec. 15, 2017
Foot Locker Scholarship: apply by Dec. 15
Ronald McDonald House Scholarship- apply by January 18
Gaming/Marketing Scholarship: apply by January 21
National Beta Scholarship: apply by January 25
National FFA Scholarships:  apply by November 15, 
Cyber bullying Scholarship: apply by February 28
Life Lessons Scholarship Program: application open from February 1-March 1
Form Swift Scholarship: Apply by December 15
Janice M. Scott Memorial: apply by March 31
Vivant Smart Home Scholarship: apply by October 1
Catching the Dream for Native American Students- apply by
Runabees Scholarship: apply by April 15
Horatio Alger CTE 2 year community college scholarships: application opens   , students must create an account to apply
Whitaker Fine Arts Scholarship: apply by Nov. 30
Khan Law Firm Scholarship: apply by August 1
Luxury Home Scholarship: apply by Nov. 30
The Best Colleges Hispanic Students: deadlines vary
United Negro College Fund: scholarships and deadlines vary
             
           
Scholarship Search Sites
    

Scholarship Applications and Instructions


College Links and Facts

Parent Support Guide for the college process
 
March to Success: Provides materials to help prepare students for college and a series of videos to simplify processes.

Men of Color Organization at UNC Chapel Hill

Business Degree Guide with scholarship links

The Best Colleges- online resources for college expenses and college rankings


Affordable Collegesa guide for students that won’t be receiving any help from their parents:







Military Links:

Financial Aid Information

Best Colleges.com great advice on completing the FAFSA
FAFSA Day: October 28, 2017 at State Employees Credit Union sites


Awards:
Prudential Spirit of Community- students in grades 9th-12th can apply if they have made a significant contribution in community service
Emperor Science Award for research-Apply by March 17
Young Entrepreneur Award: Apply by  Dec. 18                   

Calendar

Test Prep

ACT Prep on Study Island:

SAT Test Prep course offered at Clinton High School: register here

SAT testing strategies on College Board

SAT Prep on College Board

CFNC test prep for ACT and SAT

Khan Academy test prep

March to Success US Army test prep

SAT/ACT/Compass Dates and Fees

Click here to read about the new SAT


The Junior Section

Martha Guy Summer Institute at Appalachian State University

UNC School of Social Work SWING program:

The Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL):   Application attached Due by March 30, 2018 

West Point Admissions is now taking applications from high school juniors. Click here for the application page.

Summer Ventures for Science and Math click here

Shelton Challenge at Shelton Leadership Center: for rising 9th-12th with a 3.0 GPA
fliers available in Mrs.Blount's office

The Clinton/Sampson Junior Leadership- Applications are in Mrs. Blount's office Due on Oct. 11 to Mrs. Blount

NC Governor's School : Applications are due Nov. 1 to Mrs. Blount Explore the Governor's School website. See above under News for more information.

Rotary Youth Leadership Conference. See the full application below:

Rural Electric Youth Tour by South River EMC

Questbridge Scholars College Prep Program: see Mrs. Blount for a nomination if you have a 3.5 GPA or higher taking the honors, AP, and/or CCP courses and your family income is less than $65,000/year.

Scholars/Enrichment/Summer Programs for 9-12th Grade Students

ASCEND mentoring youth program offered through Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Rho Omega Omega Chapter Apply Now and see your guidance counselor or college advisor for your transcript.

The White House Film Festival Student Film Contest, click here to learn more!

Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs: offered through NCSU click here for more information or 800-964-9974

Appalachian State University Forensic Anthropology Camp
Forensic Anthropology 1 Registration Link:
Forensic Anthropology 2 Registration Link:

Clemson Summer Studies:

Clemson Life Science Camp for 5th-12th graders click here


Gettysburg Summer Camps for Enrichment: Civil War, Psychology, Writing Camp, 3D Printing camp

Grammy Camp: Go to Summer Camp with the Grammy pros!


Martha Guy Summer Institute at Appalachian State University:


NC Governor's School Information is available in Mrs. Blount's office.  Visit www.ncgovschool.org to explore the Governor's School websit. 

NCSU Engineering Summer Programs for elementary, middle and high school:

Rotary Youth Leadership Speech Contest: see Mrs. Blount or theater teacher




Rural Electric Youth Tour in Washington, DC by South River EMC (application is above in the Junior Section). Sophomores and Juniors can apply.

UNCW Summer camps:  Engineering and MarineQuest


Middle School Opportunities for Enrichment

The White House Student Film Contest, click here to find out more!

Clemson University summer science camps, click here for the website


College Foundation of NC

Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs: offered through NCSU click here for more information or 800-964-9974

NEWS and Fun Facts




Presentations and Power Points
       College Gear Up- 8/24/2017, click here

       Matchmaker: Best Match College by Toni Blount, click here

        Sampson Community College Gateway by Susan Baxter, click here

        ACT Study Island Presentation 9/15/17 -HERE

        Senior Parent Night Presentation

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