Farmington Fellows Program- University of Maine Farmington
University of Maine Farmington is offering a unique offer to graduates of "Farmington" High Schools across the nation. These students can pay in state tuition for four years, are eligible for merit scholarships at in state amounts, and will have application fees waived. Accepted students will also receive round trip travel reimbursements to campus each year. If interested explore Our Farmington at umf.maine.edu or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply now for the Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation Washington Youth Tour! See application below or
visit the website at http://www.jpenergy.com/youth-tour.
Study Abroad- If any student is interested in study abroad opportunities go to ciee.org/highschoolsummer or call 1-800-40-STUDY . Deadline for scholarship for the CIEE High School Summer Abroad and Global Navigator Scholarships is March 1.
The March "Your KHEAA College Connection" is posted on kheaa.com. You can get to it by clicking onhttp://www.kheaanews.com/YourKHEAACollegeConnection/. The following articles are found in this newsletter:
• Kentucky rising junior will win scholarship
• KHEAA website now available in Spanish
• "Surviving College" helps students adjust to college
• Dream Out Loud Challenge reminder
• Adults returning to school can find lots of help
• "Getting In" Class of 2015 is here!
• Students should take care when signing contracts
• Remember these tips about student loans
• Parts of "Getting In" now available in audio version
• Tips on comparing award letters from colleges
• Senior year planner
• Password security increased on kheaa.com
• School and package comparison
Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation (JPEC) will again sponsor two high school juniors to travel to Frankfort in April as part of Kentucky’s Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour program. Students will learn how Kentucky government works by meeting legislators and touring the Capitol Building. Then during June, these students will represent JPEC in an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC. Students can access the application at www.jpenergy.com. High school juniors between the ages of 16 and 18 whose parent(s) or guardian(s) receive electric service at their primary residence from JPEC are eligible. Additional eligibility requirements are stipulated in the application.Students must return their completed, typedapplication and other required documentation to Jackson Purchase Energy postmarked no later than Friday, March 7.
The February "Your KHEAA College Connection" is posted on kheaa.com. You can get to it by clicking onhttp://www.kheaanews.com/YourKHEAACollegeConnection/. The following articles are found in this newsletter:
• Kentuckians have chance to win iPad
• Contest celebrates Governor’s Mansion centennial
• Kentucky students may win $1,500 toward college
• Online security can help protect you from cyber thieves
• Seniors: stay on track for college
• Federal programs can help pay college costs
• Legislation would strengthen prepaid tuition program
The January "Your KHEAA College Connection" is posted on kheaa.com. You can get to it by clicking onhttp://www.kheaanews.com/YourKHEAACollegeConnection/. The following articles are found in this newsletter:
• Time for college-bound seniors to submit FAFSA
• Students should learn about credit, debit cards
• Seniors: stay on track for college
• Colleges must verify information on FAFSA
• EOCs, Talent Search can help adults going back to school
• Educational Opportunity Centers
• Talent Search Programs
• Students may win $1,500 toward college
• Kentuckians have chance to win an iPad in KHEAA drawing
• David Scott joins KHEAA as outreach counselor
Major Federal Student Aid Resources for Students and Parents.
Publication Updates: Students and parents can order publications, such as College Prep Checklist, Basic Overview of aid and application process, videos, images helping to explain financial aid, etc., at www.edpubs.gov.
FAFSA Enhancements: will include various changes based on public feedback and U.S. Department of Education initiatives, and more noticable changes. www.fafsa.gov.
College Goal Kentucky will take place in January.
College Goal Kentucky provides free help in filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is used to apply for local and state financial aid programs. The two locations for our students is Daymar College and Murray State University. Please check our GCHS Guidance calendar for date, location, and time.
What to Bring: Your parent or guardian and their completed 2013 federal tax forms. If tax forms have not been completed, then bring their 2012 federal tax forms and their last paycheck stub from 2013.
Why: The earlier you submit your FAFSA, the better your chances of being eligible for thousands of dollars in student aid. Students who file by mid-January have the best chance of receiving these funds.
If you are interested in attending the Cyber Cave Academy in the summer of 2014 applications are now available. Students have an opportunity to earn 3 college credit hours at Murray State University. This academy is designed for students who are interested in the field of telecommunications. More information can be found at www.murraystate.edu/tsm/cybercave or ask a guidance counselor for details!