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Nov 29
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Upcoming Deadlines!


Dear Seniors:

Don’t forget:  The University of California universal application is due this week, Thursday, November 30.  We do not send transcripts or recommendations; let us know if you need a copy of your transcript to report your grades.

December 1 is an application deadline for several early action applications and scholarships:

Boston University

Colorado State University

Cornell College (IA)

DePauw University

Dickinson College

Duquesne University

Earlham College

Gannon University

Goucher University

Hampshire College

Ithaca College

Lesley University

Manhattanville College

Miami University (OH)

Mount St. Mary’s University

Ohio Wesleyan University

Queen’s University (NC)

University of Cincinnati

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

University of Kentucky

University of Maine

Washington and Lee University

Wayne State University

Western Michigan University

Wittenberg University

 

December 15 is a deadline for:

Adlephi University

Bennington College

Hillsdale College

Sterling College

University of Michigan Dearborn

University of New Haven

Wells College 

Burger King Scholarship:   https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/

AXA Equitable Scholarship:  https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/

 

 

Other Scholarships coming up:

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship.  Compete for a $10,000 yearly scholarship based on leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. For more information and the online application go to    https://www.scholarsapply.org/ge-reagan/  Deadline:  January 4, 2018.

Female students applying to the University of Michigan with a 3.9 GPA are invited to apply for the University of Michigan Alumnae Club of Birmingham Scholarship of $10,000 ($2500/year).  Applications are in College Counseling and must be completed and turned in to College Counseling by January 12, 2018.  See Patti for an application.

Minority students can apply for the Jackie Robinson Scholarship    https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/  Deadline: February 1, 2018.

In the midst of your essay writing, you might try to save some energy for scholarship searches.  Some scholarships require essays, some do not.  But if someone told you they would give you $500-$1000 for writing an essay, would you turn them down? There are so many scholarship searches your head could swim!  You might want to register with one or two. You will probably find they have the same information.  By filling out a profile, you will be sent information about “random” scholarships that you could be eligible for. Here are some to check out:

www.meritaid.com ( a good one since it also lists college scholarships)

www.scholarships.com

www.fastweb.com

www.studentscholarships.org

www.fastweb.com  (they will send you scholarships weekly)

Here are a couple that list upcoming deadlines.  These I don’t know anything about—no guarantees, and I cannot personally vouch for them. This is just information you can use as you are doing your research. Don’t get too bogged down in scholarships that only one person in the nation can win, but it won’t hurt to check them out.

http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/

http://collegeapps.about.com/od/grantsandscholarships/tp/college-scholarships-december-deadlines.01.htm

Remember:  Just like the lottery, if you don’t apply, you can’t win!

Patricia Bostwick, MA, LPC

Director of College Counseling

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