Imagine America Foundation; Scholarships

The Imagine America Foundation provides scholarships for career colleges, or trade schools in Texas. They have compiled a list of all the participating career colleges that offer the Imagine America Foundation scholarship, which is worth up to $1,000 toward tuition at these schools. To view the list, visit https://www.imagine-america.org/texastradeschoolscholarships/

October 31, 2017– The Good Sustainability Scholarship is a $1,000 award to graduating seniors who can write a 200-300 word essay about what sustainability, and living a sustainable life means to them. For further information, visit https://good360.org/sustainability-scholarship/

November 30, 2017- The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest requires students to raise awareness about the importance of positive interactions with the police officers and law enforcement. Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which portrays the correct way of interacting with a police officer during a traffic stop or any other encounter. Two winners will be chosen each year, 1 per semester, and each winner will receive $500 to put towards higher education.

ELIGIBILITY:

The following people are eligible for the scholarship:

  • High school seniors who have been accepted into a college, university, or trade school.
  • Students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school.

For further information and to apply, visit https://www.andrewflusche.com/scholarship/

 

December 1, 2017– Since 2013, The National Space Club and Foundation has offered the opportunity for a student to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation’s annual Goddard Memorial Dinner, one of the space industry’s most prestigious gatherings. The student must intend to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields, be academically strong and excel in public speaking.

In addition to speaking at the Goddard Memorial Dinner, the individual selected will also receive a scholarship, in the amount of $10,000. This scholarship is awarded to a U.S. citizen, and is open to seniors in High School through graduate students studying at an accredited educational institution in the United States, who has definite plans to pursue a career in the STEM fields.

Graduating seniors who intend to pursue a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. College or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with preference for those with space related interests.

For further information and to apply, go to http://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/

December 1, 2017-The Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers are for those graduating seniors who plan to pursue a career as a high school physics teacher. Successful applicants will receive an award of up to $2,000, and may be renewed for up to four years. For further information and to apply, visit http://www.aapt.org/programs/grants/lotze.cfm

 

FAFSA for Seniors; Career/Interest Inventory websites

October 1 was the first day the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application for the 2018-19 school year to be open. Seniors who plan to attend college or any vocational education program need to fill this out to get any federal or state grants, or any financial aid from prospective schools. Visit www.fafsa.gov to get detailed information and to access the application. To get the most benefits available, fill out this application as soon as possible.

Students are invited to visit texascareercheck.com or texasoncourse.org for interest inventories and career information.

 

This Week

Congratulations to the varsity volleyball team on closing out the first half of district play with a 3-1 win over Edgewood! The Lady Bulldogs start the second half of district this Tuesday when they host Mineola. First game is set to start at 4:30.

The Bulldogs lost a hard fought district game against Groesbeck, 20-19. The Bulldogs will host Teague this Friday. Kickoff is set for 7:30.

This Week

Monday – Middle School Volleyball -5:00 PM – Eustace; Band Practice – 6:30

Tuesday – JV & V District Volleyball v. Mineola – 4:30

Wednesday – Intermediate School – Fund Raiser Begins

Thursday – MS Football at Malakoff – 5:00; JV District Football at Teague – 6:00

Friday – JV & V District Volleyball v. Grand Saline – 4:30; Varsity District Football v. Teague – 7:30

Saturday – Mesquite Marching Festival

Monday, October 9 – District Holiday; District Cross Country Meet at Mineola

I hope everyone has a great week!