Scholarships; TSI Testing; PSAT

September 30, 2016-Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship is available high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
How to apply:
Complete the application form at http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship, including a 140-character message about texting while driving. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.

September 30, 2016- Create Real Impact Contest Awards are open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [middle/high] school, trade school, college, or university). All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.
Car crashes are the #1 killer of teens in America, and the majority are preventable. Create Real Impact motivates young people to promote innovative and effective SOLUTIONS to the deadly epidemic of reckless and distracted driving. Entries are accepted in four formats (writing, art, music, and video) and three languages (English, Spanish, and American Sign Language). There are a total of 10 awards, ranging from $500 to $1500.

The focus is on reckless and distracted driving. While extremely dangerous and highly illegal, entries focused on drunk or drugged driving will NOT be accepted.
Go to Scholarship Application:
Create Real Impact Scholarship

September30, 2016- The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays. ScholarshipPoints.com is owned and operated by Edvisors, a company dedicated to helping students plan and pay for college. To date, Edvisors has given away more than $650,000 through the ScholarshipPoints program.
To be eligible:
1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
Visit This Link

September 30, 2016- The VIP Voice Scholarship is now available for application. To be eligible for the VIP $5000 scholarship you must:
A) Must be at least 13 years of age or older.
B) Submit your entry by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline.
C) You can submit multiple entries by following the instructions on the sponsors website Here.

October 17, 2016- The College JumpStart Scholarship is now available for application. To apply for the College JumpStart Scholarship you must meet the following requirements:
1) You are a high school 10th, 11th or 12th grader -OR- you are an undergraduate college student or non-traditional student. There are no age limits.
2) You are a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
3) You are currently attending or you are planning to attend an accredited two-year, four-year, community, vocational or trade school in the U.S. Online programs also qualify.
4) You must be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.
The deadline for applying is April 15 (spring) or October 17 (fall).
How do I apply?
If you meet all of our eligibility requirements you can submit an online application. We do not have nor accept paper applications or applications sent by mail.

October 25, 2016-The National Scholarship Program is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. National Scholars receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., during the spring of their senior year to participate in the National Scholars Conference. Recipients must attend the National Scholars Conference to receive the award.

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
A) Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2017 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
B) Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
C) Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
D) Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
E) Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
F) Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
G) Be a United States citizen
To apply, visit This Link.
There is also information about state and career& Technical scholarships on this website.

October 31, 2016- THE COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 28th class in 2016, the Foundation has provided over 5,700 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $60 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
Our application is open! If you are a current high school senior, you may apply here.
The application deadline is October 31, 2016.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must be:
• Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools)
• U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees
• Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
• Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
• Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school

October 31, 2016-CARiD is giving away $1,000 to offset your educational expenses for college! Just getting the essentials can add up quickly and CARiD wants to help – books, food, backpacks, some sweet spinners for your commuter vehicle, or whatever else you need to get ready for school! Most importantly – CARiD believes in higher education and wants to help you achieve your goals!
How do I apply?
Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and email it to scholarship@CARiD.com. Here are some ideas to get you started: Your first car, custom modifications you’ve made, something that makes your vehicle unique, or the coolest vehicle you’ve ever seen – we’re looking forward to your creativity!

Photos can be cropped, spliced, or edited however you see fit
Photos must be relevant to the automotive industry
Who can apply?
Any current US student who:

Is enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester
Is between the ages of 16 and 20
Is not a CARiD employee
Is not related to an employee of CARiD or its partners
When can I apply?
Two scholarships will be awarded each year:
Spring entries must be received before midnight on April 30
Fall entries must be received before midnight on October 31

Who will win?
We’re looking for the most creative, inspiring, and thought provoking photos! So get to work and show us what you’ve got! The winning photo will be published here, on my.CARiD.com, and our other social media pages.

They will pick their favorite photo, and send a check for $1,000 to the winner!
Winners will be announced on May 15 (spring program) and November 15 (fall program)
Apply here:
Email your photo as a JPG file to scholarship@CARiD.com
Your email must include the following:
First and last name
Phone number
Email address
School that you’re attending
Birthdate
Other Rules and Regulations:
All submitted photos must be original work of the submitter. Only one photo may be entered per student, per semester. Duplicate entries will be disqualified. All scholarships are non-renewable. CARiD reserves the right to use your submitted content on our website, social media pages, or other marketing sites. Winners will be notified via email, and announced publicly on this page, as well as CARiD social media pages. Students must show proof of enrollment to receive award. more details on – https://www.carid.com/scholarships.html

The next TSI test will be given at Eustace High School on Tuesday, October 18. Sophomores, juniors and seniors, may sign up. Freshmen may sign up if they are interested in taking welding classes. Students may visit the following websites for study materials:
www.mometrix.com/academy/tsi-test/
https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/sites/default/files/accuplacer-tsi-assessment-student-brochure.pdf
https://www.testprepreview.com/texas-success-initiative.htm
www.mathhelp.com/tsi-math-test-prep

Eustace ISD will pay for the first 2 attempts to take the test. After that, the student must pay the $30.00 test fee, each time they test.

The PSAT will be given to all sophomores taking English 2 on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Study guides were given to students in their English class approximately 2 weeks ago.

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