rank in top 5% of your class, and have one of the following test scores – PSAT 135, SAT 1350 CR & M, ACT 30. This is for students with an interest in the liberal arts and sciences. Only four students may be nominated from Manual and YPAS. Contact your counselor to indicate interest and supply all information asked for on the nomination form immediately. Nomination forms must be submitted by your counselor no later than February 16, 2009.
Johns Hair Style Scholarship – this is a scholarship based on available funds available for students enrolling in a college trade school. Qualifications include 2.5 GPA, and documentation of college acceptance, ACT scores, 250 word essay, extra curricular activities, character references, photographs, and interviews. Call 502-447-0600 for more information. Deadline to submit all materials is February 20, 2009.
Ronald McDonald House Charities 2008-2009 Scholarships for Students from Low Income Families – these scholarships are worth a minimum of $1,000 and are available to all students but there are also specific scholarships awarded to Asian American, African America, and Latino American students. These are no minimum qualifications other than the desire to attend college. For detailed information visit www.rmhc.org, download application materials and supplu a copy of your parents IRS Form 1040. Deadline: February 2, 2009 for counselor requests and February 16, 2009 for all materials to arrive at RMHC.
University of Louisville J. B. Speed School of Engineering Women In Engineering Career Day – held on February 18, 2009, this is an opportunity for female students interested in a career in engineering to visit workshops and lectures and open house access at the Speed Scientific School at UofL. There will be a special session covering Bioengineering and Micro/nanotechnology. Breakfast and Lunch will be included in the $5.00 fee to attend. Only five students may be selected to attend. Contact your school counselor to indicate interest. Fill out the official nomination form and submit to your counselor as soon as possible. For more information call 502-852-0440 or contact Professor Brenda Hart at Brenda@louisville.edu. Deadline for counselors to send in your registration is Friday February 6, 2009.
Music Therapy Day at the University of Louisville – this is an opportunity to learn about Music Therapy, explore career options for this profession, and meet U of L students and faculty. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Music Building, Room 267. The itinerary includes an overview of the music therapy profession, music therapy practices, music therapy improvisation, lunch, ensemble rehearsals, admissions counseling, and campus tours. Open to all interested students, parent, and others without charge. To reserve, contact Dr. Barbara Wheeler at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 502-852-2316 before Feb. 5, 2009. Date of Event: February 13, 2009.
Best Buy @15 Annual Scholarship Program – 1000 scholarships in the amount of $1500 will be awarded to students with minimum GPA’s of 2.5, exemplary involvement in volunteer community service or work experience, and plan to enter a full time undergraduate course in an accredited university or technical vocational school. Financial need is not a consideration. Apply online at www.bestbuy.com/scholarships. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2009.
Georgetown College Creative Writing Scholarship – this is a $4,000 scholarship for students wishing to major or minor in creative writing at Georgetown College in Kentucky. Students must submit writing samples of no more than 10 pages. Application materials are located in the College Career Room. Deadline to submit all materials is February 15, 2009.
USA Funds Scholarships – this is a $1,500 renewable scholarship (total of $6,000) opportunity for students with full financial need and whose family income is $35,000 or less. In addition to financial need, awards are based on past academic performances and future potential, leadership, participation in school and community activities, work experience, career and educational aspirations and goals, and any unusual personal or family circumstances. Apply by going to http://www.usafunds.org/planning/access_to_education_scholarship/index.html. Deadline: February 16, 2009.