Deadline: April 15, 2009.
Norton Healthcare High School Scholarship Program – 50 scholarships worth $1000 each will be awarded to students interested in careers in the following academic areas: registered nurse, medical technologist, medical lab technician, pharmacist, physical therapist, radiology, technologist, respiratory therapist, or ultasonographer. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and ACT scores of 20 or above. Fill out the application form located in the College Career Room – Your counselor must submit your application materials. Deadline: April 15, 2009.
Reginald P. Gradnigo Scholarship – this is a scholarship opportunity that comes from the Highland Park Missionary Baptist Church from a fund established in honor of a highly successful young man who passed away due to complications from a brain tumor. Scholarships range from $250 to $500. Students should demonstrate financial need, have at least a 2.0 GPA, and special consideration is given to students living in the 40216 zip code area. For more information contact Roger Cronwell at 776-4029. Deadline: April 15, 2009.
Ahrens “Top Senior” Alumni Scholarship – this is an opportunity for a $1500 scholarship for students with a proven record that demonstrates worthiness in academics and community service during your senior year. To apply, fill out the application located in the College Career Room, write the 200 word essay on the subject listed, and turn everything in to your counselor. Deadline: April 17, 2009.
Alexander Hamilton Citizenship Achievement Award – this is an opportunity for high school juniors who have performed leadership and service activities prior to September 1, 2007 to receive a $500 cash scholarship, participate free of charge in the Alexander Hamilton Leaders Academy Leadership Training in Seattle Washington (2010) or Guatemala (2011), receive college essay assistance, scholarship search assistance, and receive free marketing of yourself to colleges and universities nationwide. Deadline: April 17, 2009.
Constitutional Academy – This is a six week distance learning program that culminates in a week long residential program in Washington D.C. Students may earn three hours of college credit from Ashland University. Juniors and Seniors for the 2009-2010 school year are eligible if they have a 3.2 GPA in all their Social Studies classes, demonstrate leadership ability and interest in the topic. For more information contact www.BillofRightsInstitute.org/Academy. Fill out the application online, submit a writing sample and complete a teacher recommendation form with a $25.00 processing fee. The cost of the Academy is $1,495 and there is financial aid available. Deadline: April 17, 2009.
INSPIRE Program at the University of Louisville Speed School of Engineering – this is a four week summer workshop (June 8 – July 2, 2009) for minority students interested in a career in engineering. Students will be exposed to the Computer Aided Design (CADD) program, Industrial Engineering, Green Engineering, and other fields. Students should have above average math and science skills, a solid academic record, teacher recommendations, and a commitment to participate for the full four weeks. Interested applicants should fill out the application form available in the College Career Room or may contact Brenda2louisville.edu or call 852-0440 for more information. Deadline: April 17, 2009 (allow two weeks for teacher and counselor recommendations).
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority/Derby City Tea Rose Foundation Scholarship – this is a one time non-renewable scholarship in the amount of $1500 based on economic need, community service, and academics. Minimum GPA of 2.5 and ACT score of 19 is needed to qualify in addition to being a resident of Louisville or Southern Indiana. To apply, submit the application located in the College Career Room and provide other supporting documents. Allow two weeks for counselors to collect supporting documents. Deadline: April 19, 2009.
Student-View Scholarship Program – this is a $500 - $4000 scholarship opportunity with no minimum qualifications. The only criteria is to participate in an online survey that takes from 15-20 minutes answering questions about colleges in the Louisville area. Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete the