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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING SENIORS FOR THEIR COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES:

Morgan Beaton - University of Wyoming

Melissa Collins - Keene State College, New England College, Rivier University & St. Joseph's College

Chandla Cooney -  White Moutain Community College

Callie Dauphanais - Plymouth State University,  Franklin Pierce University, Colby Sawyer College & Keene State College

Caitlynn Gleason - White Mountain Community College & Plymouth State University

Melaney Hibbard - Plymouth State University & Southern NH University

Savannah Howe - White Mountain Community College

Kendra Learned - Roanoke College, Columbia College, Rivier University, Keene State College & Plymouth State University

Lindsay Pearson - West Virginia University

Selena Richards - Keene State College & Vermont Tech

Karissa Roberts - Plymouth State University

Kelsey Steward - New England College, Penn State University, University of Maine & Keene State College



On Wednesday November 15th , seniors from Colebrook Academy and Pittsburg High School participated in  "I AM COLLEGE BOUND/I APPLIED" - COLLEGE APPLICATION DAY sponsored by NHHEAF.  College Admission Counselors from Plymouth State University, White Mountain Community College and Southern NH University helped students submit their college applications.  Students who applied  to NH schools had their application fees waived.  Eleven students participated from CA and submitted 32 applications. The participants were Sadie Bunnell, Missy Collins, Chandla Cooney, Callie Dauphanais, Joesph Didsbury, Savannah Howe, Kendra Learned, Selena Richards, Taylor Siewierski and Kelsey Steward.   The winner of the $500 scholarship from NHHEAF was Missy Collins!  Congrats Missy and all students who participated.  It was a great day.


SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:

WACE Partner Institute Scholarshipsto be eligible you must apply to one of the Nine WACE Partner Institutions:  Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York, Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati,  University of Massachusetts at Lowell or Wentworth Institute of Technology.

GRANITE GUARANTEE @ University of New Hampshire:  a financial aid program that makes college possible for qualified first-year NH students by covering the cost of tuition for four years.  Do you qualify?  Visit unh.edu/granite-guarantee for more information.  Deadline:  February 1, 2018 for 1st year students – Early action deadline is Nov. 1, 2017)

US JCI SENATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM    Each year, the U.S. JCI Senate Foundation grants $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The NH JCI Senate will be granting the top 2 students $250.00.  Deadline: postmarked on or before  January 5, 2018 

MENSA Education & Research Foundation Scholarship Essay Contest:   Open to all students in NH who will be in a degree program in an accredited U.S. Institution of post-secondary education in the coming academic year.  Applications are available on-line at  www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarshipsDeadline:  January 15, 2018 at 11:59pm

The Mountains to the Sea Scholarship from University of Southern Maine: allows every academically qualified student from NH and Vermont to attend USM for less than the cost of in-state tuition in their home states. For details and to apply, visit usm.maine.edu/apply. Deadline: April 1, 2018

 THE STEPHEN PHILLIPS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: RENEWABLE, FOUR YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS WITH Financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others, a strong work ethic, grit and passion for overcoming obstacles and/or achieving future goals and leadership qualities. Visit www.phillips-scholarship.org – Applications will be posted here in December 2017. Early Response option for high school seniors – April 3rd.  Final  deadline:  May 1, 2018.

New Hampshire Red Sox Service Scholarships award recipients will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee of the Red Sox Foundation.  Recipients will be chosen from applications submitted by eligible students based on the following criteria:  Academic performance,  Demonstrated community service, and  Eligibility for financial aid.   Deadline:  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 5:00PM

NH Water Pollution Control Association Student Scholarship:  $1,000 scholarship for a graduating senior who meets the following requirements:  resident of State of NH, graduating high school senior, Preference given to NHWPCA members and families, complete application form and submit to NHWPCA scholarship committee, include a letter of reference, preferably from person in the environmental field, Apply to a post secondary school with an intended major in Water Pollution Control, Environmental Science, Engineering and Chemistry.  Priority given to vocational students who are preparing for a field directly related to water environment.  Deadline:  Applications should be postmarked by March 30, 2018.  See guidance for more information


SUMMER PROGRAMS:  (check out websites or see Mrs. Fisher in guidance for more information)

Carnegie Mellon Summer Pre-College Programs:  June 30 - August 11, 2018:  Advanced Placement/Early Admission; Fine Arts:  Architecture* Art * Design * Drama * Music; National High School Game Academy.   admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/pre-college.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Pre College Programs: Frontiers is a two-week residential program for high school students that challenges participants to explore the outer limits of their knowledge in science, technology, engineering and math with laboratory techniques, exploring unsolved problems across a wide spectrum of disciplines.  There is need-based financial assistance available.  Application opens December 15, 2017.   https://www.wpi.edu/academics/pre-collegiate/summer/.../frontiers

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