From the Guidance Office...
The Posse Foundation Scholarship
is a 4-year tuition free scholarship to the colleges listed here
. Note that it is only tuition free - room and board are not included, but most financial aid packages cover the room and board. Please review the list of colleges that participate in the program for New York. It will indicate New York Posse
. We can nominate 10 students from Clara Barton. The students that they are searching for have the following criteria: leadership(!!!!), strong academic achievement and an extensive resume of activities. See Ms. Finn
if you are interested in applying. Visit the college websites to become familiar with their programs.
Attention artists... the 2014 Shirley A. Chisholm Scholarship Art Contest
, designed to provide two graduating seniors with $500 towards their college education expenses, is now open. Click for details
. Deadline: May 2, 2014.
See Ms. Finn about the Freedom of Expression essay contes
t. Deadline is May 14 and this year's topic is "The major Civil Rights issue of my generation is..." You can also click here from more information
College writing is different from high school writing. This summer, The Cooper Union
is offering a unique opportunity to get a head start on one of the most important aspects of your college career: writing and thinking at the college level. Click for details
. This program is not free.
The deadline for the May 3, 2014 SAT Exam
is April 4, 2014. Fee waivers are available - see your counselor and bring proof of income. If you are an active member of a TRIO program (Upward Bound,Talent Search) you are eligible.
Attention college applicants
- don't forget to check with Ms. Finn in Room 205 regarding scholarships that can help you pay the way. Applications from John Wesley United Methodist Church, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the Catholic Teachers Association, and more.
- see Ms. Finn about “Life After Graduation” or “The Gift God Gave to Me I’m Giving It Back” contests. Deadline: April 15, 2014.