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									                        West Rowan Scholarships and
                             Senior Information
                                                            Updated 10/19/2012
     Name             Due Date         Amount                           Criteria                                        How to Apply

What makes your
                                                                                                            More information can be found online at
 school rock?         October 22          $800             High School Student (ages 14-19),
                                                                                                       http://energizestudents.upickem.net/engine/Welco
   Contest
                                                                                                                    me.aspx?contestid=64458
                                                                                                               Applications can be found online at
 Horatio Alger                                          High School Senior, Financial Need,
                      October 25         Varies                                                                www.horatioalger.org/scholarships
  Scholarship                                         Overcoming adversity, Minimum 2.0 GPA

   Coca-Cola                            $10,000-                                                               Applications can be found online at
                      October 31                        High School Senior, Minimum 3.0 GPA
   Scholarship                          $20,000                                                                   www.coca-colascholars.org

                                                         High School Student 9-12 grade, The
   Veterans of                                                                                         Applications and more information can be found
                                                           theme for 2012-2013 is: “Is Our
  Foreign Wars        November 1         $1,000                                                        online at http://www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-
                                                         Constitution Still Relevant?” Must
     Essay                                                                                                               of-Democracy/
                                                                 voice record essay.

                                                        High School Senior, African American,
  Ron Brown                                                                                                    Applications can be found online at
                      November 1                           Excel academically, Leadership,
  Scholarships                           Varies                                                               http://www.ronbrown.org/Apply.aspx
                                                         Community Service, Financial Need
Daughters of the
   American
  Revolution                                                                                           More information can be found in the Scholarship
                      November 1         Varies                    Grades 9-12, Essay
  Christopher                                                                                                      drawer, under “DAR”.
Columbus Essay
    Contest



  In compliance with federal law, the Rowan Salisbury System administers all educational programs, employment activities and admissions without
discrimination because of race, religion, national origin, color, age, military service, disability, or gender except where exemption is appropriate and
                                                                     allowed by law.
                        West Rowan Scholarships and
                             Senior Information
                                                            Updated 10/19/2012
                                                                                                               Applications can be found online at
Say No to Bullying                                         High School Student, Short Essay
                       November 5         $800                                                          http://www.fitnessexercises.tv/scholarships.php
     Contest                                                          Required
Prudential Spirit of                                                                                          Applications can be found online at
                                                           High School Senior, Demonstrated
   Community           November 6        $1,000                                                            http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc
                                                                 Community Service
   Scholarships
   Freedom in
                       November                                                                             More information can be found online at
 Academia Essay                         $10,000          High School Juniors or Seniors, Essay
                          25                                                                                 http://thefire.org/article/14663.html
     Contest
 The Robertson
                                                                                                              Applications can be found online at
    Scholars                                             High School Senior, Planning to go to
                       December 1     Full Tuition                                                        https://my.robertsonscholars.org/admissions
  Leadership                                             UNC Chapel Hill or Duke University
    Program
 Elks National
                                                       High School Senior, Applications judged                 Applications can be found online at
Foundation Most
                       December 7        Varies        on scholarship, leadership, and financial                  www.elks.org/enf/scholars
Valuable Student
                                                                          aid.
  Scholarship

                                                                                                               More information can be found on
   Walking is          December
                                         Varies           High School Student, Essay required             http://www.walkingisoverrated.org/student-
Overratered Essay         15
                                                                                                                           writers/


Healthy Lifestyles     December                                                                                More information can be found on
                                         Varies       High School Student, Short Essay required
  Scholarship             15                                                                            http://www.fitnessexercises.tv/scholarships.php

2013 NFIB Young
                       December
  Entrepreneur                           Varies                High School Senior, Essay                       Applications can be found online at
                          17
     Award                                                                                                            www.nfib.com/yea

  In compliance with federal law, the Rowan Salisbury System administers all educational programs, employment activities and admissions without
discrimination because of race, religion, national origin, color, age, military service, disability, or gender except where exemption is appropriate and
                                                                     allowed by law.
                        West Rowan Scholarships and
                             Senior Information
                                                            Updated 10/19/2012



Profile in Courage                                                                                      Essay and more information can be found online
                       January 5        $10,000             High School Students 9-12 grade
  Essay Contest                                                                                                     at www.jfklibrary.org

                                                                                                               Applications can be found online at
                                                        High School Senior, Be diagnosed with
Lilly Reintegration                                                                                    http://www.reintegration.com/resources/scholarshi
                      January 13         Varies            bipolar disorder, schizophrenia,
    Scholarship                                                                                                           ps/apply.asp
                                                            schizophreniform disorder, or
                                                               schizoaffective disorder
Meredith College                                        High School Female Senior, Planning to
                                          Full                                                                 Applications can be found online at
Teaching Fellows      January 15                         attend Meredith College, Majoring in
                                       Scholarship                                                                www.meredith.edu/teachfel
    Program                                                           Education

Civitan Shropshire                                      High School Student, Involvement with                  Applications can be found online at
                      January 31         $1,000
   Scholarship                                                     Junior Civitan                                       www.civitan.org

   Lees McRae
                                                                                                       More information regarding contest guidelines can
  College Video       February 1      Full Tuition         High School Senior, Video Essay
                                                                                                            be found at www.lmc.edu/videocontest
      Essay
 Elon University
                                                          High School Senior, Financial Need,
   Watson and          February                                                                            Please visit www.elon.edu/apply for more
                                         Varies         Planning to attend Elon University, First
    Odyssey               10                                                                                              information.
                                                           member in family to attend college
   Scholarship
 National Co-op        February                        High School Senior, 3.5 GPA, Planning to         Applications and more information can be found
                                         Varies
   Scholarship            15                           attend and accepted to either one of these                 online at www.waceinc.org


  In compliance with federal law, the Rowan Salisbury System administers all educational programs, employment activities and admissions without
discrimination because of race, religion, national origin, color, age, military service, disability, or gender except where exemption is appropriate and
                                                                     allowed by law.
                        West Rowan Scholarships and
                             Senior Information
                                                            Updated 10/19/2012
                                                        schools: 0 Clarkson University, Drexel
                                                       University, Johnson & Wales University,
                                                      Kettering University, Rochester Institute of
                                                      Technology, State University of New York
                                                          Oswego, University of Cincinnati,
                                                       University of Massachusetts Lowell, The
                                                         University of Toledo, or Wentworth
                                                                Institute of Technology
                                        Varies (2
                                                                                                         Applications can be found in Guidance under,
 Cleveland Lions                      students will   High School Senior, Planning on attending
                        March 1                                                                        “Cleveland Lions Club” and are due to Mrs. Doby
      Club                               win this           college, Minimum 2.0 GPA
                                                                                                                         by March 1.
                                      scholarship)
                                          $750
                                                                                                         Applications can be found in Guidance under,
Millbridge Ruritan                     (2 students      High School Senior, Planning to attend
                        April 1                                                                          “Millbridge Ruritan” and are due to Millbridge
Club Scholarship                      will win this                   college
                                                                                                                    Ruritan Club by April 1.
                                      scholarship)

                                                                                                         Applications can be found in Guidance under,
  Justin Michael
                                                       High School Senior, Planning on majoring          “Justin Sloop”. *You must mail these to the
 Sloop Memorial         April 1          Varies
                                                                in the agriculture field                 Scholarship Fund (address on application) by
   Scholarship
                                                                                                                           April 1.

 SunTrust Off to
                                                                                                         This is easy! Just go to offtocollege.info and
     College            May 10,                         High School Seniors, planning to attend
                                         $1,000                                                          enter! A new winner is drawn every 2 weeks.
   Scholarship           2013                                          college
                                                                                                       Contest begins in October and ends May 11, 2013.
  Sweepstakes




  In compliance with federal law, the Rowan Salisbury System administers all educational programs, employment activities and admissions without
discrimination because of race, religion, national origin, color, age, military service, disability, or gender except where exemption is appropriate and
                                                                     allowed by law.
                         West Rowan Scholarships and
                              Senior Information
                                              Updated 10/19/2012
Deadlines not specified: *Catawba College First Family Scholarship- Required 3.5 GPA and over 1150 SAT on
Math and Reading. Go to www.catawba.edu and search “first family” for details on applying. Catawba also has
scholarships available to students from Rowan County and those pursuing teaching as a career.

                                                              Important Dates

October 26- Progress Reports and Early Release Day
October 29- School Workday (No School for Students)
October 31 at 8:30 am- Senior Meeting Regarding Herff Jones
November 7- Last Names A-L Order Graduation Materials
November 8- Last Names M-Z Order Graduation Materials
November 9- ECU Visit in Media Center at 2:30 pm
November 13-16: College Application Week (Visit www.cfnc.org for more info.)
December 5- Senior Graduation Order Make-Up
May 6-17: AP Exams (More information to come later)
May 24- Senior Awards Ceremony- 8:30 am- Auditorium
June 8- GRADUATION!!!




   In compliance with federal law, the Rowan Salisbury System administers all educational programs, employment activities and admissions without
 discrimination because of race, religion, national origin, color, age, military service, disability, or gender except where exemption is appropriate and
                                                                      allowed by law.
                        West Rowan Scholarships and
                             Senior Information
                                                            Updated 10/19/2012

Upcoming College Open Houses (Flyers can be found directly outside of Guidance):
Bridgewater College- October 20, November 17, February 9, March 2
Virginia Tech- October 20, October 21, November 10, November 11
Salem College- October 21, November 10
UNC Greensboro- October 20
Campbell University- November 12, January 21, February 23
High Point University- November 3
Mount Olive College- November 12, January 21
Johnson & Wales University- November 10, December 8, January 19
Meredith College- October 29, January 28
North Carolina Wesleyan College- November 10


November 2-4- 8th Annual Equine Extravaganza- Equestrian College Fair. More information can be found at
http://www.equestriancollegefair.com/equestrian-college-fair/

Rowan Cabarrus Community College has begun a new program called Walk and Talk Wednesdays. This is a program for students
considering going to RCCC. Tours of campus will be provided and there is ample opportunity to ask questions. Tours start at 6 p.m.
Google "Rowan Cabarrus Walk and Talk" to get to the sign up page.




  In compliance with federal law, the Rowan Salisbury System administers all educational programs, employment activities and admissions without
discrimination because of race, religion, national origin, color, age, military service, disability, or gender except where exemption is appropriate and
                                                                     allowed by law.

								
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