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Updates to Planning and Preparing for College (Scholarships, Internships, Etc)


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(Please Share with others - the season for searching,  visiting colleges/universities, getting college scholarships, internships and opportunities is officially open.  Now is the time to review and apply!)

University of Memphis Campus Day -- Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 or October 3, 2015      (click link to retrieve)

High school seniors are invited to Campus Day to find answers to their questions about college life at the U of M. Students may attend Campus Day on either of two Saturdays, Sept. 26 or Oct. 3. Both events run from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today! To make a reservation, visit your True Blue Tiger Page and sign in! The event, which is also open to parents, will


Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship – DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 2 (click links to retrieve)

2014 Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship To be eligible to apply, students can be both male and female student athletes who exhibit excellence in the classroom, on the playing field, and within their communities. Eligibility for application is limited exclusively to men and women whose senior year of high school is the 2015–2016 academic year, who have at least a “B” grade average



Tennessee Overnight Visit Program. -- Application Deadline: Friday, September 25, 2015    (click link to retrieve)

Come See Tennessee Overnight Visit Program Sunday, October 11 – Monday, October 12 The Office of Undergraduate Admissions invites you to register for the Come See Tennessee Overnight Visit Program. Schedule of events:  To view the event program, click here: 2015_CST_Program – Tentative Registration Deadline: Friday, September 25 The Come See Tennessee Overnight Visit Program will be an



Khan Academy and Breakthrough Prize -- Deadline: October 7, 2015   (click link to retrieve)

Calling all budding scientists, mathematicians, and filmmakers from around the world! From now until October 7, Khan Academy and Breakthrough Prize are seeking video submissions that explain a challenging and important concept or theory in mathematics, life sciences, or physics. If you’re between 13 and 18, and you have a passion for explaining ideas and concepts creatively, you can enter the


Mississippi State Fall Preview Day -- Registration Begins Now!   (click link to retrieve)

Program Highlights Check-in for Preview Day will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Joe Frank Sanderson Center. The event will conclude by 3:00 p.m.  Registration begins on September 15, 2014.  Fall Preview Dates October 12, 2015 October 26, 2015 November 9, 2015 Campus Tours Let our staff take you on a riding tour of the beautiful Mississippi State campus. Organization Fair A number of


Discover CBU --- RSVP by October 3rd   (click link to retrieve)

(click image to enlarge) CBU is real. CBU is personal. Click here to take the next step in choosing the best college for you. At our Open House, Saturday, October 3rd, you will reap these benefits. Attend a financial assistance workshop. See Memphis. Get all your college application questions answered. It is the best way to decide whether CBU is right for you. Did you know?


Preparing for The ACT/SAT -- Please Share   (click link to retrieve)

As you prepare for your ACT/SAT, below are some excellent sites to consider to practice with.  To find out the next scheduled ACT click here.  The find out the next scheduled SAT click here. Next Date:  Saturday, October 24, 2015 --   Photo Identification Information If late registration is over for the ACT, you can try to register as a standby participant click here.  To register as a


Are You Preparing for College? If Not, Please Read and Share with Others!   (click link to retrieve)

This posting will provide you with information on how to prepare for college and the resources needed in order to be successful now and during the peak period of January 15th which is one of the major college/university application processing dates. At least 70 to 75 percent of the colleges/universities utilize this date as their application deadline date. Many high schools throughout the


Students can apply for college aid (FAFSA) earlier staring in October 2016 -- Please Read     (click link to retrieve)

Applying for federal financial aid for college will be a little easier for millions of students and families next year, under a proposal announced by President Barack Obama on Monday, 9/14/2015. The federal government will allow students to apply for college aid based on their family's income from two years earlier instead of the past year. "This puts things in a logical timeline," said


UT Knoxville Upcoming Events -- Deadline: Various     (click link to retrieve)

University of Tennessee Knoxville Upcoming Events     Rocky Top Tailgate http://admissions.utk.edu/visit/our-campus/tailgate/ Dates: September 19 & November 14, 2015 Demographic: Juniors, Seniors, and Transfers interested in tailgating and football at UT Location: Knoxville, TN   Come See TN Overnight Visit http://admissions.utk.edu/cst Date: October 11-12, 2015 Demographic:


Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarship -- Deadline: Various      (click link to retrieve)

SWE Scholarships The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2014, SWE awarded over 230 new and renewed scholarships valued at over $700,000. SWE provides one application for sophomores through graduate students and one


2016 ACS Diversity Programs Education and Training Resources Scholars Program - Deadline: 3/1/2016   (click link to retrieve)

ACS Scholars Program  (Starts on November 1) Apply now for the scholars program designed to be a CATALYST for African American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian students seeking to pursue undergraduate college degrees in chemical sciences and chemical technology. Over 100 awards, $2500 for freshman, up to $3,000 for sophmores and up to $5,000 for juniors and seniors. Up to $3,000


Burger King/McLamore Foundation Scholarship Program -- Deadline: December 15, 2015   (click link to retrieve)

The BURGER KING® Scholars Program has awarded more than $15.4 million to high school seniors and employees across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since the program’s inception in 2000. This year alone we awarded more than $1.4 million in scholarships to 1,258 students, and introduced and awarded four new major scholarships, including one King $25,000 award and three James W. McLamore WHOPPER™


The Emma L. Bowen Foundation -- Deadline: January 31, 2016 -- Apply Now!!!   (click link to retrieve)

If you know of anyone that meet the critera for the internship, please share.  See details below: Application Process Starts on October 12, 2015 The Emma L. Bowen Foundation is currently recruiting high school students (rising juniors, seniors) and rising college freshman for several PAID summer internships at media (television, radio, cable) companies in the following cities: Atlanta, GA;

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