student achievement. Fill out the application located in the College Career Room and mail to the address listed. Deadline: February 5, 2009.
Boston University Tanglewood Institute – This is a Summer 2009 Program for Exceptional Musicians in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. This is an exceptional musical environment allowing students to expand their knowledge, grow as performers, and be inspired by the rich offerings of Tanglewood, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and many Professional Artists from all over the world. Audition and application materials is required. There is a required repertoire list for the audition. To apply go online at www.bu.edu/tanglewood or call 617-353-3386. Deadline: February 6, 2009.
University of Cincinnati “Junior Multicultural Day” – Friday April 3, 2009 – this is an opportunity for underrepresented junior students who would excel at the University of Cincinnati to visit the campus and ask questions, meet representatives, participate in campus tours, and learn about financial aid. Students must have a minimum 2.7 GPA and up to 10 students may be nominated. Indicate interest to your school counselor to be nominated. Deadline: February 6, 2009.
JCPS-UNCF Annual Minor Daniels Scholarship – these $20,000 scholarships to selected Historically Black Colleges are open to any JCPS student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher that completes the free application for federal student aid form. Extra consideration is given to students who meet any one of the following criteria: racial minority, the student will major in education, demonstrated fiscal need, or is the first member of his or her family to attend a college or university. In previous years up to seven students have been selected for this award. For more information and to submit an application go to www.UNCF.org and click on For Students, then Scholarships, the Advanced Search, enter Louisville, then click on Louisville:JCPS/UNCF Minor Daniels Scholarship and follow prompts. Deadline: online applications must be completed by February 10, 2009.
KFC Colonel’s Scholars – KFC is seeking outstanding seniors with financial need and entrepreneurial spirit to qualify for the KFC Colonel’s Scholars program. This program was created in 2006 and is dedicated to assisting students with financial need who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a public institution within their legal state of residence. Up to $5,000 per year will be awarded for tuition, fees, books, and room and board for a four year total of $20,000. Students complete the application online at www.kfcscholars.org Make sure you have completed all the paperwork for FAFSA also at www.fafsa.ed.gov An estimate of financial need can also be calculated at www.act.org/fane Contact Info: www.kfcscholars.org or call 1-800-KFC-7240 Deadline: The online application will be available from December 1, 2008 through February 10, 2009.
Kentuckiana Farm Bureau Education Foundation Scholarships – these scholarships are offered to high school seniors that meet special requirements related to the farm industry. There are several scholarships available ranging from $1,000 - $4,000. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and ACT of 23. Fill out an application forms in the College Career Room and send to the address listed on the application plus other materials and essays. Deadline: February 13, 2009 for counselor requests and February 28, 2009 to submit materials.
Lindsey Wilson College Begley Scholarship – this scholarship to Lindsey Wilson College in the amount of full tuition, room, and board plus trip/travel expenses is open to all high school seniors with a minimum ACT score of 24. Visit the Lindsey Wilson website at www.lindsey.edu for more information or call 800-264-0138. Students must attend an on campus interview in February. Deadline for counselor information is February 2, 2009 and all materials must arrive at Lindsey Wilson by February 13, 2009.
Jamie and Cory Foundation Scholarship – this is a $5,000 scholarship payable to a college of your choice. Students should exhibit strong academic, athletic, and leadership qualities. Special consideration may be given to applicants whose life has been impacted by alcohol since the Foundation was created in honor of Jamie Parsley and Corey Stauble – high school students that were killed by a drunk driver in 2002. Qualifications include a 2.75GPA, resides in Jefferson Co., involvement in community activities, volunteerism, athletics, the arts, extra curriculars, and/or work experience. There is an application form, several letters of recommendation,