Title I Workshops for Parents
FY16 Goals, Strategies, and Activities – Summary
These are some websites you can be visiting now to gather information for your college planning. Many of these sites offer free scholarship searches. Please use these:
NEW THIS YEAR: THE APPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL AID(FAFSA) WILL OPEN OCTOBER 1ST. YOU MAY USE YOUR PARENTS’ 2015 TAX INFORMATION TO APPLY. THIS IS A BIG CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS YEARS. Please click on the following link to go to the site where you apply: http://fafsa.ed.gov
HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION:
To be eligible to apply you must be a graduating senior, have a 3.5 GPA or higher, a 23 on the ACT or higher, must enroll in a four year college in the fall semester following graduation, must work 240 hours in the 12 months prior to the start of each academic year of college, must complete the FASFA. The scholarship application may be accessed at http://www.hsfmo.org and the deadline to apply is November 15, 2016.
CHEROKEE COUNTY COACHES SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:
You must be an athlete in order to apply. Please follow the instructions below in order to apply.
Instructions for Applying for the Coaches Scholarship
Students must be login in using their cherokeek12.org student account.
Students will need to join the coaches scholarship google classroom. The code is drxd744
The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted.
LINLY HEFLIN SCHOLARSHIP:
In order to be eligible to apply you must meet all of the following guidelines: 1) be female, 2)have scored at least a 23 on the ACT, 3) have financial need.
Scholarships are restricted to four year, Alabama, SACS accredited colleges.
The deadline to apply is January 9, 2017. For more information and to get an application go to http://www.linlyheflin.org
SMITH SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION:
You must complete the application online and upload proof of having completed the FASFA. The deadline is December 1, 2016. You are required to have letters of recommendation for this one as well. Additional information and the scholarship application link can be found at http://www.smithscholarships.com Please note that the scholarship will not open until September 1st. This is an excellent scholarship and financial need and community service play more into the scholarship decision than does grades or ACT scores.
HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION:
Requirements to apply are as follows: 2.0 minimum GPA, integrity overcoming adversity, adjusted gross income of parents $55,000 or less(documentation is required). The deadline to apply is October 25th. Please click on the following link for more information and to apply http://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships