Lawrence High School

JUNIOR – SENIOR BULLETIN

October 18, 2018

 


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

University of Maine Farmington                                  Monday, October 22                        11:00

University of New Hampshire                                     Wednesday, October 24                   8:00

Washington County Community College                     Wednesday, October 24                 10:00

Central Maine Community College                              Thursday, October 25                     10:30  

University of Southern Maine                                      Monday, October 29                        9:15  

Southern Maine Community College                           Monday, October 29                      11:30

Unity College                                                           Wednesday, October 31                   8:30

Colby Sawyer College                                              Thursday, November 1                      9:30

Colby College                                                          Thursday, November 1                    10:30                


OPEN HOUSES

University of Maine Presque Isle                               Friday, October 19

University of New England                                        Saturday, October 20

Southern Maine Community College (Portland)          Saturday, October 20

Anna Maria College                                                 Sunday, October 21

Brandeis University                                                  Sunday, October 21

University of Maine Machias                                     Friday, October 26

University of New England                                       Saturday, October 27

Ithaca College                                                        Saturday, October 27

Fitchburg State University                                       Saturday, October 27

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Wendy’s High School Heisman Award Program is looking for seniors who exhibit excellence in the classroom, on the field and within their communities.  Eligibility for application is limited to men and women entering their senior year of high school in the 2018 – 2019 academic year who have at least a “B” grade average and participate in at least one school sponsored sport.  The online application must be completed by October 17th and be reviewed by a guidance counselor by October 19th.  For more information go to wendysheisman.com. 

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program is for seniors who are planning on attending college in the fall of 2019.  Scholarship is for students who have a great financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.  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. 

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship application is now available on line.  Any senior who is a U.S. Citizen may apply.  Applications will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need.  The Elks National Foundation award $2.44 million annually in scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide.  Visit enf.elks.org/mvs for complete details.  Application deadline is November 15, 2018.

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.  Application form is available on the website:  mainepulpaper.org.   Deadline is December 31st.

The Maine Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers is pleased to announce one $2,000 scholarship for an outstanding high school senior who plans to have a career in civil engineering.  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.

The Clyde Russell Scholarship Fund was created by the Maine Education Association through a trust established by the late Audrey Lewis.  There are two categories:  one for students who will attend a four year college and one for students who will attend a Maine Community College.  In granting these awards, the trustees may make awards to recipients who meet multifaceted and diverse criteria, as opposed to any single criteria such as financial need or scholastic achievement.  Applications may be downloaded at:  www.clyderussellscholarshipfund.org  between October 1 and January 31.  Deadline is February 1st.

 


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