Harpeth Band of Blue
November Senior Newsletter 2012
November 5, 2012By Deborah Buma of Harpeth High School
Senior Newsletter: November 2012
Graduation : May 24, 2013
New Scholarship Listings:
*Tennessee Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society Natural Resources Scholarship: A $600 scholarship and applicant must major in natural resources field of study. Applications are in the guidance office. Deadline: December 1, 2012
*Tennessee Concrete Association Essay Contest: Essay must be type, double-spaced, and may not exceed 600 words. Essays judged on content & writing ability (grammar, style, clarity, etc). Must fill out entry form (available in guidance office) and submit essay by Deadline: December 3, 2012
*Sertoma Club Nashville 53rd Annual Freedom Essay Contest: Winner receives $3500. Runner-up receives $2000. Applicants should submit a 300-word essay on the topic provided. Info available at www.nashvillesertomaclub.org. See Mrs. Holley for topic & more details. Essays are due to Mrs. Holley by Deadline: December 7, 2012
*The Darin C. Banks Foundation Annual Collegiate Scholarship Competition: Three $1000 scholarships will be awarded. Applicants must be a high senior; must be ages 16-18; a US or naturalized citizen; minimum 3.0 GPA required. Information and application at www.dcbfoundation.org
Deadline: February 1, 2013
*11th Annual National Co-op Scholarship Program: More than 150 Merit co-op awards ($6000/ea.) available for students to attend Drexel, Johnson & Wales, Kettering, RIT, Univ. of Cincinnati, Toledo, or Wentworth. Minimum 3.5 GPA required. Apply online at www.co-op.edu. Call with questions -978-934-1870 Deadline: February 15, 2013
*Stan & Thelma Plumlee Scholarship: Tennessee Manufacturing Housing Association (TMHA) offers $8000 (4yr) scholarships to students who are associated with the manufactured home industry in some way (living in a manufactured home, working in the industry, having a relative who works in the industry). Must attend a TN college. More info available at www.tnmha.net Deadline: March 8, 2013
Scholarships you have seen & can still apply for:
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) Essay Contest – Essay winner will win $5000 scholarship and an all expense-paid trip to Philadelphia. Entrants must write an 800-1000 word essay on constitutional guarantees of free expression. Find out more details at thefire.org/scholarship. Deadline: November 25, 2012
Scarlett Family Foundation: Open to Middle TN high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in Business. Apply: www.scarlettfoundation.org. Deadline: December 15, 2012
Anne Ford & Allegra Ford Scholarships for students with Learning Disabilities - Two high school seniors with documented learning disabilities can apply for these awards. Anne Ford Scholarship awards $10,000 to attend 4-yr university; Allegra Ford Scholarship awards $2500 to attend a 2-yr community college or vocational/ tech program. Visit website for eligibility: http://www.ncld.org/about-us/scholarships-aamp-awards/the-anne-ford-and-allegra-ford-scholarship-award.
Deadline: December 31, 2012
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest – Write an original essay on the political courage of a US elected official. For more information and registration, visit www.JFKLibrary.org.
Submissions due: January 2013
Princeton Prize in Race Relations – Honors high school students who are doing outstanding work in their schools/communities to advance race relations. Apply for a $1000 cash reward and an all-expense trip to a workshop at Princeton University. Applications available at www.princeton.edu/PrincetonPrize. Deadline: January 31, 2013
Heritage Bank Scholarship – Applications are now available in the Guidance office. Two seniors from HHS will receive $500 scholarships. Deadline: February 8, 2013
University of Chattanooga Chemistry Scholarships – The Grote Chemistry Scholarship is $12,000 over 4 years. Must have a 3.5 GPA and 26 ACT. Submit application online at www.utc.edu/Chemistry/Students/scholarship/Grote/GroteInfo.php. Deadline: February 15, 2013
Sources of Aid to Research
ACT Test Dates 2012-2013
Test Date Registration Deadline
February 9, 2013 January 11, 2013
April 13, 2013 March 8, 2013
June 8, 2013 May 3, 2013
Register online at: www actstudent.org.
** If you qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch, you are also eligible for TWO FREE ACT VOUCHERS. See Andrea Holley in the Guidance office for more details.