GMHS Future Center

The Future Center’s hours are 9:00 – 2:45 Monday – Friday, unless posted otherwise. 

During 2nd semester the Future Center is closed 6th period. 

Services provided through the Future Center include:

● Official Transcripts submitted to colleges or for scholarships

● Unofficial transcripts for student personal use

Scheduling of visits from colleges, universities, career/technical/vocational schools, and military branches to Green Mountain

● Information/postings from colleges, vocational/technical school, military, regarding campus visits, tours, college fairs, open houses.

● Information/postings regarding: ACT or SAT testing;

        - college financial aid; scholarship opportunities;

        - college summer study opportunities;

        - student leadership or volunteer opportunities; 

        - local employment opportunities


Fees for transcripts are $3.00 for each official transcript and $1.00 each unofficial transcript – Payable at the time of request of transcripts. Students make requests and pay for transcripts in the Future Center.

Academies at Green Mountain Career Shadow Program:

Coordinator: Mrs. Pool 
When: Monday – Friday from 9:30 – 2:30.
Where: 
Future Center 
What: The Shadow Program offers students the chance to shadow a host in the community


 


                                                         Upcoming College Visits to GMHS
                             ***Students must register to receive a pass to the Future Center 

 3/1/17          Western State Colorado University 9:25 (3rd period) Future Center
 3/3/17          Metropolitan State University, Denver - 9:25 (3rd period) Future Center
 3/8/17          United States Air Force - 11:05 (Lunch) Commons
 3/13/17        UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - 10:55 (5th period) Future Center - Juniors are preferred
3/23/17         United States Marine Corps - 11:45 (Lunch) Commons

                                Upcoming College Fairs/ Open Houses/Campus Visits/ Summer Programs     
                         *** See Mrs. Griffin for further details, times, locations and registration information**

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
 HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS SPRING OPEN HOUSE 5/7/2017 9 am - 2:30 pm
information and registration hofstra.edu/visit or call 516-463-6700

OTERO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISCOVERY DAYS -  4/6/17
    Information and registration: ojc.edu/inquiry.aspx or phone 719-384-6863

WESTERN STATE COLORADO UNIVERSITY PREVIEW DAYS         
SPRING - 3/31/17

NORTHEASTERN JUNIOR COLLEGE, STERLING DISCOVERY DAYS
4/14/17
Registration: www.njc.edu/discover

COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE VISIT DAYS
Locations:
Spring Valley/Glenwood Springs -  3/27, 4/1
Leadville - 3/3, 4/7
Steamboat Springs - 3/24, 4/10
Registration: www.ColoradoMtn.edu/VisitDay or 800-621-8559

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA EXPERIENCE DAYS
SPRING 2017 -  3/4, /3/35, 4/1

COLORADO CHRISTIAN PREVIEW DAYS
SPRING -  1/19-20 * World Changers Weekend, 2/2-3, 2/20 * President's Day Preview, 3/9-10, 4/8, 4/28-29 *Scholarship Recognition Weekend
Registration: www.ccu.edu/preview

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING CAMPUS VISITS
Junior Days - 4/7, 4/10, 4/17, 4/28, 5/5
Sophomores Only - 3/31, 4/1
Registration: k-state.edu/admissions/events 

K-STATE COLLEGE OPEN HOUSE
4/1/2017
Locations and times:
    Manhattan Kansas - 9 am - 3 pm
    Olathe Kansas - 9 am - 3 pm
    Polytechnic - 9 am - 3 pm
information: K-STATE.EDU/OPENHOUSE



K-STATE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING OPEN HOUSE
3/31 - 4/1

DORDT COLLEGE 2016-17 CAMPUS VISIT DAYS
 3/17/17, 2/24/17, 3/31/17, 4/7/17, 4/14/17, 4/21/17, 4/28/17- expenses may be reimbursed depending on distance to travel to campus.

COLGATE UNIVERSITY SATURDAY VISITS
 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29
Registration: COLGATE.EDU/VISIT 


MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY IN BOZEMAN - MSU FRIDAY'S -  3/10/17, 3/24/17, 6/16/17 - 
    registration : www.montana.edu/admissions/msufriday/

ROANOKE COLLEGE VISIT DAYS
Spring 2017 :  3/25 - Sophomore and Junior Visit Day, 4/1 - Open House for Accepted Students, 4/17 - Information Session and Tours
 
VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE OPEN HOUSE
, Mar. 24-25   


HELPFUL APPLICATION WORKSHOPS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND FAFSA

Arapahoe Community College hosts free FAFSA Labs every Monday from 1-6 pm throughout the fall/2016 semester. This service is available to all college bound students - not just those who plan to attend Arapahoe Community College. This service is a drop in service or you can make an appointment at arapahoe.edu/fafsa-lab
 

                                                        SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

                            *** Visit the Future Center for details,  applications or nomination forms *** 

Reminder – Students who have already applied to colleges, be sure to check your college websites for information about applying for internal scholarships and the application deadlines.

METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY OF DENVER SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DREAMERS - for DACA or TPS eligible students who are First Time College Students or Community College Graduates
Application opens 11/15/16. information: www.TheDream.US

Montana State University Bozeman Fall 2017  Non- Resident Freshman Scholarships  
information: www.montana.edu/admissions/scholarships/index.html 

Barbizon & Southwest Model and Talent Agency College Scholarships   
application: www.SWMTAgency.com/Scholarship or call 877-408-9652

K-State College of Engineering - Out of State Scholarships:
    Heritage Scholarship - renewable for 4-yrs - for incoming students whose parent or grandparent graduated from K-      State
    Purple and White Scholarship or Honors Scholarship - renewable for 4-yrs - Awarded to out-or-state seniors with a     minimum 3.5 GPA and 24 ACT or 1160 SAT   

JFK PROFILES IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST - open to United States high school students is grades nine through twelve. All students must list the name of their nominating teacher on the registration form. 
 Application and information: https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx

INDIANA UNIVERSITY JACOBS SCHOOL OF MUSIC AUDITIONS
3/3,3/4 admissions information: musicadm@indiana.edu
 
2017 AMERICAN LEGION HIGH SCHOOL ORATORICAL CONTEST - Saturday March 11, 2017
location: Metropolitan State University 
application deadline : 1/31/2017

FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY MUSIC AND THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS
 3/4/17 information www.fhsu.edu/music-and-theatre/scholarships/



UNIVERSITY HILLS ROTARY OF METRO DENVER SCHOLARSHIP IN SCIENCE OR MATH
Application deadline: 2/28/2017

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, BOULDER OUTSTANDING COLORADO STUDENT AWARD FOR JUNIORS
Students selected for the Outstanding Colorado Student  Award will receive a $4000 scholarship ($1000 per year) which will be automatically added to their financial aid package if they are admitted to and enroll at CU Boulder. Students must be nominated by their high school. See your counselor or the Future Center for details.
Nomination deadline: 3/1/2017

SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS AWARD  -student must be nominated
Nomination deadline 3/1/2017
Students must have completed applications for admission to SCAD before 3/1/2017

LEAD FOUNDATION DOTTIE R. WALKER SCHOLARSHIP  - for students with specific learning disability or ADHD
application deadline - 3/4/2017

DUNSTAN FOUNDATION GREEN MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
Application deadline - 3/15/2017

GREEN MOUNTAIN PTA 2017 SCHOLARSHIP
Application Deadline - Noon 3/22/2017

WESTERN NEBRASKA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
 Early admissions scholarship  - application deadline 3/1/2017
 Scholarship for Success merit scholarship - application deadline 6/1/2017
 ACT Scholarship - Full Tuition - official ACT's must be sent to admissions office one week before semester begins.

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY SPECIAL AWARDS FOR COLORADO RESIDENTS - 3/1/2017
Academic Recognition Award  - automatically rewarded at time of offer of admission
Award for Competitive Excellence (ACE) - automatically rewarded at time of offer of admission
Nonresident Initiative to Commend Excellence (NICE) automatically rewarded at time of offer of admission
Return to Iowa - Generations Scholarship - application @ www.admissiona.iastate.edu/generations 

COLORADO GARDEN FOUNDATION FULL RIDE SCHOLARSHIP for incoming freshman at a public Colorado College or university majoring in agriculture. 
Application deadline: 3/15/2017

COLORADO LIONS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND - Open to all graduating seniors who are residents of Colorado. Applicants must be sponsored by a member of  a Lions Club
Application deadline: 3/15/2017

JEFFERSON COUNTY EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION  SCHOLARSHIP -for Jefferson County high school seniors who will be working to further their education in the field of teaching
Application deadline: 3/24/2017

ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHAPTER, BOB PIPER CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP 
Application deadline: 3/31/2017

FINANCIAL STEWARD ASSOCIATES LLC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - 
Application deadline: 3/31/2017

CELEBRATION OF TEACHING SCHOLARSHIP - for seniors planning on entering the teaching profession
Application deadline 3/31/2017

Jefferson County Council PTA annually awards scholarships up to $1,000 each. There are two opportunities available; a University/College scholarship or a Vocational school scholarship. These scholarships are awarded to high school senior from a Jefferson County PTA/PTSA High School that is in good standing and applicant must also be a member of the PTA.
Applications must be postmarked by 3/31/2017!

MOUNTAIN WEST CREDIT UNION FOUNDATION 2017 BRAYMAN-BEACH SCHOLARSHIP - must be a member of a Colorado-based Credit Union
Application deadline 3/31/201
www.mwcua.com/brayman-beach

GREEN MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL THEATER SCHOLARSHIPS - Information TBA
    JUSTIN HOFFERBER THEATER SCHOLARSHIP
    SIMMONS THEATER SCHOLARSHIP
    SULLIVAN MUSICAL THEATER SCHOLARSHIP
Application deadlines: 4/1/2017

ROTARY CLUB OF LAKEWOOD SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS - students must attend a college or university in Colorado
    SHIRLEY ORGAN MEMORIAL AWARD - for students pursuing a degree in education
    ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS - For students pursuing any degree
Application deadline - 4/1/2017

The College Fairs of Greater Denver (CFGD) is pleased to offer our “Fill the Gap” scholarship.  This scholarship is intended to help deserving students fill the gap between what your financial aid covers and what you still owe the institution of your choice. The amount given for the award depends on how many students are nominated. Students must be nominated by their high school.

 Application Deadline - 4/15/2017


LA RAZA YOUTH LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE INC. SCHOLARSHIP
Application Deadline: 4/5/2017 * Students must also attend the LaRaza Youth Leadership Conference on 4/29/17.
Registration for Youth Leadership Conference @ www.larazayouth.org
Registration deadline: 4/26/2017

MOUNT CARBON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTENDED MOUNT CARBON ELEMENTARY
Application deadline: 4/5/2017

LAKEWOOD POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP 
One scholarship is awarded to a senior at each of Lakewood's high schools. Student does not have to be an athelete!
Application deadline: 4/7/2017

JAPANESE AMERICAN COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS
Application deadline: 4/8/2017
Application Forms and Requirements: www.jacgp.com

COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF LEGAL SUPPORT STAFF GWENDOLYN S. DURAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Application deadline - 4/10/2017

SCOTT VAN COEVERN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - FUNDED BY THE GMHS JUNIOR BASEBALL ASSOCIATION
One scholarship for academics, One scholarship for atheletics
Application deadline: 4/14/2017 - 12:00 noon

NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE SCHOLARSHIPS 

deadline: Applications accepted from March 1 through April 15, 2017.

http://www.dairyshrine.org

HISPANIC ANNUAL SALUTE SCHOLARSHIP 
application deadline - 4/28/2017

2017 STUDENT-VIEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - open to seniors who complete a 15 - 20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. This is a random drawing scholarship.
application deadline: 4/22/2017

VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA (VVA) CHAPTER 1017 TONY LOPEZ SCHOLARSHIP
Application deadline 5/1/2017 - This scholarship is open to any graduating senior enrolling in colleges or vocational schools in the fall of 2017.

KIT FARAGHER FOUNDATION MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Application deadline : Applications and all required attachments must be received by Friday, May 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm Applications available at www.KitFaragherFoundation. org.

B.DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP -  sponsored by student award search - open to juniors and seniors
application deadline - 5/22/2017 - essay required

ABBOT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP FOR JUNIORS AND SENIORS
Applicants write an essay on a provided topic .
Application deadline: 6/12/2017
Application @ scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

PAUL MITCHELL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP 
application and letter of recommendation deadline 7/31/2017 contact Whitney at 303-233-1733 ext. 5303

SUMMIT DISABILITY LAW GROUP 2016 DISABILITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - open to seniors with documented disability enrolled or accepted to a college or university in the United States. 
application deadline - 8/1/2017

HANSEN INJURY LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP - open to seniors injured in car, bicycle or other events leading to personal injuries.
application deadline- 8/1/2017
online application: www.hanseninjurylawfirm.com/scholarships/

FISHER & TALWAR  ATTORNEYS GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP
Application deadline: 11/ 15/17
   

                                                     Ongoing Scholarships and Awards 

Discover Bank Scholarships - open to students aged 16 and over -enter to win drawings
Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarships
US Army Reserve Scholar Athlete Award for Juniors and Seniors - must be nominated by school
US Army Youth Certificate of Recognition for all grade levels - must by nominated by school or sponsoring youth organizations, civic and service groups or other community leaders
Alert Magazine Scholarships

                                                            Leadership Opportunities
                                    Visit Future Center for information and applications

Red Rocks Community College Student Ambassadors- (part- time paid positions)
Colorado State University, Pueblo President's Leadership Program          
American University Washington DC Gap Programs
                                Year-long (Fall 2016-Spring 2017)

RYLA ( ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD)  is a leadership training program sponsored by Rotary International that promotes, encourages and rewards outstanding young people. An all- expenses paid six day conference that brings together a special group of young men and women to share ideas about becoming better leaders. This conference is open to students who will be juniors or seniors next fall. After application, students will be interviewed for the scholarship to attend.
Location: YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO
Dates: 6/18 - 6/23, or 6/25 - 6/30
Application: www.rmRYLA.org 
Application deadline: 4/5/2017

COLORADO BOYS STATE  PROGRAM - "The nation's premier program to develop tomorrow's leaders" Participants earn college credits and can apply for college scholarships. Tuition for attending is paid by local American Legion Posts.
    Location: CSU Pueblo campus - 6/4/17 - 6/10/17
Application 5/1/17
 Information and Online applications: www.CoLegionBoysState.org  or call 800-477-1655

COLORADO GIRLS STATE PROGRAM -  The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State  is a unique and exciting government-in-action learning program for high school juniors. Tuition is paid by local American Legion Posts
    Location: UNC campus - 6/11/17 - 6/17/17
Information: www.ALAforVeterans.org or contact you local American Legion Auxiliary unit at- 303-367-5388


 
                                        Jobs/ Volunteer/ Apprenticeship/Internship  Opportunities
City of Golden - www.cityofgolden.net
Jeffco Library -www.jeffcolibrary.org
City of Lakewood - www.cityoflakewood.org
American Job Center Youth Room - youthservices@jeffco.us
Greenway Leadership Corps www.greenwayfoundation.org 
Jefferson County Open Space 2016 Trail Stewardship Team  - must be a Jeffco resident, age 14 - 18 applications 
www.jeffco.us/open-space/trail-stewardship-team
 US Army Outreach Program (AEOP) for all high school students interested in STEM

PresenTense Colorado is a six-month social entrepreneurship Fellowship for Jewish high school students, in which participants develop their own social impact project. We walk Fellows through the entrepreneurial process, pair them with a Coach, and give them the opportunity to apply for up to $1,000 in funding. All the while, they're discovering strengths, growing as leaders, and meeting other Jewish teens from Denver and Boulder who are as passionate and driven as they are. https://presentensecolorado.org/ - application deadline 9/30/16

Camp Ember - A four day, three night immersive intorduction to the fire service, for young women ages 16-18.

Location- Red Rocks Community College- Applications open February 2017

Information or to register- www.rrcc.edu/camp-ember


                                                            SUMMER STUDY OR STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

CAMP NEURO SUMMER 2017 - A 1-week summer day camp open to all high school students ( including 2017 graduates) at least 15 years and older as of the first day of assigned session. Although Camp Neuro's primary focus is on the care and maintenance of the brain as well as psychology, it provides an excellent starting point for career in all fields of medicine. Scholarships available.

 Denver location: CU School of Medicine Anschutz Campus

 Date: 7/31-8/4 

For more information, including locations, dates, deadlines, and application details, please visit www.campneuro.org.


The Summer Multicultural Engineering Training (SUMMET) Program at  Colorado School of Mines -  for rising high school juniors and seniors, who are from underrepresented populations to STEM including ethnic minority, rural areas and women We provide room & board - including all meals, course materials and access to all off campus events. Don't miss out on this opportunity of a lifetime! Application deadline - 3/31/17. See Mrs. Angcay, Green Mountain Counselor for details.

 2017  Oxbridge Academic Programs in France, New York, Scotland, Los Angeles, Boston, and Spain -  open to students aged 13 - 18 - Text OXBRIDGE and your name and mailing address to 57682 to receive the 2017 catalog. or email at info@oxbridgeprogams.com  

Pratt Institute Pre College
Application: pratt.edu/precollege

 2017 CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY SUMMER PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS - 7/1 - 8/11  

ASSE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAMS  2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR    www.asse.com  

BOSTON UNIVERSITY PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS @ BOSTON UNIVERSITY SUMMER TERM
bu.edu/summer/highschool
 
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA COLLEGE OF CONTINUING STUDIES UA EARLY COLLEGE SUMMER ON CAMPUS 2017
student must be nominated by high school
uaearlycollege.ua.edu

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST.LOUIS  SUMMER EXPERIENCES FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Sessions and dates are varied  from 6/11/77 - 8/15/17. 
Registration deadline: 4/1/2017 
 Information on programs, fees, scholarships, and application requirements visit: summerexperiences.wustl.edu   

CARLETON LIBERAL ARTS EXPERIENCE (CLAE) for students of African American descent or student wo have an interest in Fafican American culture and have completed their sophomore year of high school. Students must be nominatied by their school and Full scholarships are available. 
Program dates: 7/8 - 15, 2017
application deadline: 4/1/2017
www.go.carleton.edu/clae
                                                      
COLLEGE LIVING EXPERIENCE SUMMER EXPLORATION PROGRAM in DENVER
This 3 week program is for students with Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders of other unique learning needs.
Application deadline: 5/1/2017
information and application: ExperienceCLE.com or call 800-486-5058 

WEIZMAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE SUMMER SCIENCE INSTITUTE in REHOVOT, ISRAEL
7/2/17 - 7/30/17 
Application deadline: 3/1/2017 - Application available in Future Center