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. 

SENIOR REMINDER!!!! BE SURE TO LET THE FUTURE CENTER KNOW WHERE YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED TO COLLEGE AND WHAT SCHOLARSHIPS YOU HAVE BEEN AWARDED. WE WANT TO RECOGNIZE YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS!!!!!!!

 Seniors: See  Mrs. Griffin in the Future Center before May 12th if you need to request and pay for final transcripts to be sent to your college choice. Final Transcripts  for college applications will be submitted starting the week of May 15th.

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


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

ROAR 2017 SUMMER COLLEGE SEARCH SERIES
    The ROAR Summer College Search Series is a program geared towards high school students to help you navigate your college search.The program will take place in various cities between June 12th -16th and will include a 45-minute "Finding the Right College Fit" presentation, followed by a 45-minute college fair where you can meet your Colorado area admissions representatives from several out-of-state colleges and universities. Participating colleges: 
Hastings College, Saint Louis University, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Wartburg College, University of Arkansas, Missouri S&T, University of Alabama, University of Wyoming, Texas A&M, Mizzou, Arizona, KU, University of Oklahoma

MONDAY, JUNE 12TH                                                

 9:30-11:00am: Eloise May Library - Mtg Rooms C&D

1471 S. Parker Road, Denver 80231

1:30-3:00pm: Parker Library – Event Hall A

20105 East Mainstreet, Parker 80138  

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14TH                                         

 5:30-7:00pm: Arvada Library – Community Room

 7525 W. 57th Avenue, Arvada 80002

THURSDAY, JUNE 15TH

  9:30-11:00am: Smoky Hill Library – Meeting Room A

5430 S. Biscay Circle, Centennial 80015

1:30-3:00pm: James H. LaRue Library – Shea A

9292 Ridgeline Blvd, Highlands Ranch 80129

5:30-7:00pm: Koelbel Library – Meeting Room A

5955 S. Holly St., Centennial 80121  

FRIDAY, JUNE 16TH 

3:00-4:30pm: Belmar Library

 555 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood 80226 


 Texas Tech University is Offering Free College Application Workshops this Summer!

This free hour-long program is designed to assist prospective college students with their college applications,

discussing how to strengthen their applications, what to write (and not write) on their college essays, financial aid and scholarships, and tips and tricks to make the college

application process a little easier. Please contact Jen Miller to sign up, at jen.miller@ttu.edu or (806) 834-7936.

Highlands Ranch

Douglas County Library – Highlands Ranch

9292 S Ridgeline Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

(303) 791-7323

·         July 19: 1:30 pm – Shea Building

Centennial

Arapahoe County Library – Southglenn

6972 S. Vine St., Centennial, CO 80122

(303) 542-7279

·         July 12: 1:30 pm – Room B

·         July 18: 1:30 pm – Room B


DIME Denver (Detroit Institute of Music Education) - This degree program is a partnership with Metropolitan State University, Denver

 Open House-  Saturday May 20th -1:00 pm - location: Tivoli Student Union Basement, Room 140, 900 Auraria PKWY, Denver

Discussion of their programs and how to have a career in the music industry. To register call 303-623-1600 or email info@dime-denver.com

 DIME ROCKS - Sunday May 21st - location: Tivoli Student Union Basement, Room 140, 900 Auraria PKWY, Denver 

Free Music Workshops focused on Rock Technique and Improvisation - Ages 12 and up - Some playing experience required.  To register call 303-623-1600 or email info@dime-denver.com

BASS - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

GUITAR - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

DRUMS - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 SONGWRITING WORKSHOP - May 28th - 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm. - location: Tivoli Student Union Basement, Room 140, 900 Auraria PKWY, Denver 

 FREE songwriting workshop with Antea Shelton (written songs for Beyonce, JLO, Mary J Blige and more). In this workshop, you can expect a real "industry" experience and develop your skills, connect with other songwriters and potentially write a hit record! To register call 303-623-1600 or email info@dime-denver.com

 



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 SEARCH WEBSITES
https://weirdscholarships.net
www.collegeincolorado.org
www.scholarships.com
www.fastweb.com
https://studentloans.net/guide-to-paying-for-college/

 

                                                        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.


SallieMae Let's Make College Happen Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program - open to high school Juniors and Seniors - Must be nominated by high school or community leaders.

Nominations open from August 10, 2017 to September 7, 2017


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

WESTERN NEBRASKA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
 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.

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

HORATIO ALGIER ASSOCIATION CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
 Application Deadline - 6/15/2017

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
   
Discover® Student Loans is giving away $100,000 in scholarships. Students can get tips and resources on paying for college and enter for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship award.  No purchase or student loan necessary.  Enter now at CollegeCovered.com/Assist - Sweepstakes opens March 13, 2017 and ends December 31, 2017. 

                                                     Ongoing Scholarships and Awards 


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)


QUESTBRIDGE COLLEGE PREP SCHOLARS PROGRAM FOR JUNIORS
Scholarships available to attend college summer programs at schools like Yale and Stanford. This program gives high achieving, low-income juniors and early advantage in applying to top colleges.. Full scholarships to summer programs available to qualifying students. 

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

HARVARD SUMMER INSTITUTE ON COLLEGE ADMISSIONS
Dates: 6/18-6/23 
Application to apply and full payment must be submitted by 5/15/17

 
                                        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
Elwood Staffing - www.elwoodjobs.com
Jobs.kingsoopers.com

Heritage Amusement Park - Summer Employment Opportunities at the amusement park and the Garden Grill - ages 15 an up. www.heritageamusementpark.com - 303-727-8437

Holiday Retirement Community @ Lakewood Estates is looking for volunteers within its resident enrichment program. Contact: Ally Chard - allyson.chard@holidaytouch.com or 303-987-3888

Holiday Retirement Community @ Lakewood Estates is hiring Servers. For employment opportunities contact: Deneen Parkinson - 303-987-3888

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.


UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, DENVER BUSINESS SCHOOL is offering a Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) Summer Program. This is a free summer course for current high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Learn about the varied career opportunities in the Risk Management and Insurance industry. 

Dates: 6/19 - 6/21 or 6/26-6/28                Times: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: University of Colorado, Denver Business School - 1475 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80202

Information: lori.genuchi@ucdenver.ed


WHAT A BLAST! 2017 MINING CAMP @ MONTANA TECH- open to high school students interested in careers in Mining Engineering

Camp Dates - 6/18-6/23, 2017

Application deadline: 6/1/2017 Apply @ mtech.edu/academics/mines/mining/summer-camp


 STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRE- COLLEGIATE STUDIES  For students in grades 7 - 12 - Limited financial aid is available

 Information and Application: spcs.stanford.edu/find-yourself


CORNELL COLLEGE, IOWA ONE COURSE SUMMER INSTITUTE

6/14-30, 2017 - registration: CornellCollege.edu/Summer2017

DUKE UNIVERSITY SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

   DUKE SUMMER COLLEGE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS - For students in grades 10 or 11 students receive 4        credits. 

    Dates - 7/9 - 8/4  

 Information and Appliction:   Summer College Application for US Students

    DUKE SUMMER ACADEMY FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS - For students in grades 9 - 12

    Dates - 7/15 - 8/4     

Information and application: Summer Academy Application


 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