Lawrence High School

JUNIOR – SENIOR BULLETIN

October 17, 2017

 

 


The following representatives will be visiting Lawrence High School.  If interested in meeting with them please sign up in guidance.

 

University of Maine Orono                                     Friday, October 20                            10:30

University of Maine Presque Isle                            Friday, October 20                            1:00

University of Maine Farmington                             Tuesday, October 31                          10:30

KVCC (Admit in a Day)                                        Wednesday, November 15th                Make Appointment

 

 

OPEN HOUSES

 

Southern Maine Community College                       Saturday, October 21

Unity College                                                         Saturday, October 21

Brandeis University                                                Sunday, October 22

Husson University (Health & Education)                   Saturday, October 28

Husson University (Science & Humanities)               Saturday, October 28

Loyola University                                                    Saturday, October 28

Ithaca College                                                        Saturday, October 28

University of New England                                       Saturday, October 28

Eastern Maine Community College                           Monday, October 30

University of Maine Farmington                                Saturday, November 11

Seton Hall University                                              Sunday, November 19

 

 

 

 

 

ACCUPLACER TEST PREPARATION

Students who wish to prepare for the Accuplacer may find Accuplacer Test Preparation at http://accuprep.pccc.edu. 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program is for seniors who are planning on attending college in the fall of 2018.  Scholarship is for students who have a great financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal diversity.  Students must be involved in co-curricular and community activities and have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA.  Deadline is October 25th.  Apply at scholars.horatioalger.org. 

 

National Center for Learning Disabilities is offering the Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship for two graduating high school seniors with documented learning disabilities and/or ADHD who are pursuing post-secondary education.  Deadline is November 6th.  For more information go to ncld.org/scholarships or see guidance. 

 

Boston University offers a “Trustee Scholarship” for students with outstanding academic ability and the potential to inspire fellow students to excel.  To be considered, students must submit their application for admission and two Trustee Scholarship Essays by December 1st.  Application instructions are available online at bu.edu/admissions/trustee. 

 

University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation is offering 4 full-tuition scholarships valued at over $9,000 per year and 20 additional scholarships valued at $8,500 per year.  Students must be able to accept employment in the United States and must achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.  Scholarship recipients must also demonstrate to the scholarship committee that they have an active interest in pursuing a career in the pulp and paper supplier industries.  Brochures are on the guidance bulletin board in the foyer.  Application form is available on the website:  www.mainepulpaper.org.  Deadline is December 31st. 

 

The Maine Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers is pleased to announce scholarships for outstanding high school seniors who plan a career in civil engineering.  They offer an array of scholarships totaling $4,000.  The recipients will be selected based on academic performance in high school, participation in extracurricular activities, letters of recommendation, and statement of interest in civil engineering.  Applicants must be Maine residents.  See guidance for application.  Deadline is January 31st, 2018. 

 

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is launching a new scholarship program to help underserved students pursue a college degree in biomedicine.  The JAX College Scholarship program will award a $10,000 scholarship to three graduating high school seniors from Maine, Connecticut, and Sacramento County, California.  Applicants must be nominated by a teacher or guidance counselor and demonstrate a significant financial need or status as a first-generation college student.  Deadline is February 1, 2018.  For more information go to www.jax.org. 


Listed below are some websites to search for scholarships:

Fastweb - www.fastweb.com

Collegeboard - https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

Finance Authority of Maine - www.famemaine.com

Maine Community Foundation - www.mainecf.org/scholarships.aspx

www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php