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									                                         Scholarship Information Bulletin
                                               November 18, 2011
                                            WAGNER’S TEST CODE: 446-277
 Please read the “Scholarship Information Bulletin” (SIB) and keep for future reference. Make note of deadlines and be sure to
                                  request transcripts at least two weeks before you need them.
 All college and scholarship information is also available on the Wagner High School website in the College and Career Section:

We are closing in on some admission and scholarship deadlines. Don’t be caught in the
last-minute crush. Complete your applications and request your transcripts now!! Since
the school will not be open next week because of the Thanksgiving break, anything that
has a Dec. 1 deadline should be sent this week!!

The admissions representative from UT Austin will be on campus on from 12 – 12:30 on
Monday, Nov. 28, to pick up any last minute application materials and transcripts.

Make plans to attend the following workshops if you can -- especially those that will be
presented here at Wagner on Nov. 29 and Dec. 8. Important information for all seniors
and their parents will be shared.

                                     PARENT INFORMATION NIGHTS
SCHOOL                                     DATE                  TIME & PLACE                   OTHER INFO
Scholarship Workshop                       Nov. 19               10 a.m. at                     Workshop Topics:
                                                                 Brown Mackie College           How scholarships differ from
                                                                 4715 Fredericksburg Rd.        financial aid, how to prepare a
                                                                 SA 78229                       scholarship application, where to
                                                                                                find scholarships, your role in
                                                                                                seeking scholarships

SUNDAES FOR SENIORS –                      Nov. 29               6:30 P.M. in P101              Important information, dates,
SENIOR INFORMATION NIGHT                                                                        deadlines, and “things to do” will be
                                                                                                shared with seniors and their
                                                                                                parents. GPA, rank and graduation
                                                                                                plans will be given upon request.
                                                                                                Ice cream sundaes will be served
                                                                                                after the presentation.
FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP                     Dec. 8                6:30 P.M. IN P101              If you are planning to attend a
                                                                                                college, university or tech school
                                                                                                after graduation and will need any
                                                                                                type of financial assistance, this
                                                                                                workshop is for you!! Come find out
                                                                                                what schools can offer you, what
                                                                                                their process is, how to get ready for
                                                                                                and complete the FAFSA, and how
                                                                                                to apply for scholarships.
                     Don’t forget about the free SAT/ACT prep available:
                 Mr. Fenoglio’s SAT math prep – Fridays after school in S142.
              Café College – check their website to sign up – www.cafecollege.org
                         Online SAT/ACT prep – www.number2.com
            SA Public Library site (You must have a library card) – www.mysapl.org

                                                  UPCOMING TEST DATES
SAT                                                                          DEC. 3
ACT                                                                          DEC. 10
SAT                                                                          JAN. 28 (REGISTER BY DEC. 30)
ACT                                                                          FEB. 11 (REGISTER BY JAN. 13)

Attached are some of the individual college scholarship opportunities for seniors. Be sure
to check the websites of the colleges you are interested in for applications and details.
Some of the scholarship applications are part of the ApplyTexas process. Be sure to
complete all portions of the application to be considered for these scholarships.

      Read carefully: Although some are repeated from previous bulletins, many new ones are listed.
        New scholarships are shaded in gold. November and December deadlines are highlighted.
   Scholarship                            Description                                      Contact                   Deadline
Chick and Sophie Major        Students throughout the United States have     Stuttgart Chamber of Commerce           11/25/2011
Memorial Duck Calling         the opportunity to compete for a scholarship   P.O. Box 1500
Contest                       in the World's Championship Duck Calling       Stuttgart, AR 72160
                              Contest. Qualifying contests deadlines vary    stuttgartchamber@centurytel.net
                              according to State. Contest is in November     Phone: (870) 673-1602
                              of each year.                                  www.stuttgartarkansas.org (click on
                                                                             "Scholarship Contest")
                              Amount: $500 - $2,000

Do Something - Make Art,      Submit visual artwork and a short essay        For more information, see website at:   11/28/2011
Save Art Contest              showcasing the importance of art               www.dosomething.org/make-art-save-art

                              Amount: $1,000

A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize   US citizen 18 & older who have not             BOA Editions, Ltd.                      11/30/2011
                              published a book of poetry.                    PO Box 30971
                                                                             Rochester, NY 14604
                              Amount: $1,500

Fraser Institute Video        Submit video addressing the topic: "Natural    For more information, see website at:   11/30/2011
Contest                       Disasters: The Economics of Aid and            www.fraserinstitute.org (click on
                              Recovery"                                      "Education Programs"

                              Amount: $750 - $2,000
Helicopter Foundation       Must have interest studying to be a             Send apps to: scholarships@rotor.com         11/30/2011
International               commercial helicopter pilot or helicopter       or1635 Prince Street, Alexandria, Virginia
                            maintenance technician.Amount: Varies           22314.
                            with scholarship

National Catholic Society   Must be a member of the National Catholic       National Catholic Society of Foresters       11/30/2011
of Foresters Scholarship    Society of Foresters and has held an            320 S. School St.
                            insurance policy for at least 2 years.          Mt. Prospect, Illinois 60056
                            Amount: $4,000                                  www.ncsf.com/scholarships.html

P.E.O. (Philanthropic       For High School Senior Women. Exhibits          P.E.O. International Headquarters            11/30/2011
Educational                 excellence in leadership, extracurricular       3700 Grand Avenue
Organization)               activities, community service, academics        Des Moines, Iowa 50312
International - STAR        and potential for future success. 20 years of   Phone: 515-255-3153
Scholarship                 age or under. 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Citizen or    www.peointernational.org/peo-
                            legal permanent resident of the United          projectsphilanthropies
                            States or Canada. Recommended by a
                            P.E.O. chapter.

                            Amount: $2,500

Stokes Educational          Recruits individuals, particularly minority     www.nsa.gov                                  11/30/2011
                            students, who have demonstrated skills          National Security Agency
Scholarship Program         critical to the National Security Agency        9800 Savage Rd, Suite 6779
                            (NSA). As an NSA employee, you will             Fort George G. Meade, MD 20755-6779
                            attend college full time, then work during      Attn: Stokes Program
                            the summer at NSA. Visit the website for
                            program benefits and qualifications.            866-NSA-HIRE or 410-854-4725

Air Force ROTC              Scholarships will be awarded based on a         AFROTC Admissions                            12/01/2011
Scholarships                combination of SAT and/or ACT scores (no        College Scholarship Section
                            mixing allowed), class rank, GPA, and the       551 East Maxwell Blvd.
                            number of advanced placement or honors          Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-5917
                            courses completed through grade 11. Must        1-866-423-7682
                            be enrolled in an AFROTC program in             www.afrotc.com/scholarships

                            Amount: Varies
Alzheimer’s Foundation     For students between the ages of 13 and         Alzheimer's Foundation of America           12/1/2011
of America - Teens Video   19. Submit an autobiography and create an       322 Eighth Ave., 7th Fl.
Competition                artistic or documentary (non - fiction) video   New York, NY 10001
                           of two minutes or less that conveys a           info@afateens.org
                           moment in relation to Alzheimer s disease       866.AFA.8484
                           when you learned something about your           www.afateens.org/competition_video.html
                           understanding of the disease, learned
                           something about caregiving, or decided to
                           become a community volunteer or activist.

                           Amount: 250 - $500

American Association of    For students who plan to pursue a career in     Barbara Lotze Scholarship Committee         12/01/2011
High School Physics        physics teaching at the high school level.      American Association of Physics Teachers
Teachers - Barbara Lotze   Must be U.S. citizen.                           One Physics Ellipse
Scholarship for Future                                                     College Park, MD 20740
Teachers                   Amount: $2,000                                  301-209-3340
                                                                           www.aapt.org (click on "Programs")

American Quarter Horse     All scholarships offered by the American        American Quarter Horse                      12/1/2011
Association Scholarships   Quarter Horse Association. Must be              FoundationScholarship Program2601 East
                           member of the association.Amount: $500 -        Interstate 40Amarillo, TX 79104(806) 378-
                           $8,000                                          5029foundation@aqha.orgwww.aqha.com

AXA-Achievement            Scholarship based on academic                   AXA Achievement Scholarship Program         12/01/2011
Scholarship Program        achievement, extracurricular activities and     Scholarship Management Services, CSFA
                           community service. One scholarship per          One Scholarship Way P.O. Box 297
                           state and one National winner.                  Saint Peter, MN 56082
                           Amount: $10,000 - $25,000

Children's Defense Fund    Applicants must be presently a Senior           Children's Defense Fund Texas               12/01/2011
- Beat the Odds            enrolled in a Houston area (Harris, Fort        4500 Bissonnet, Suite 260,
Scholarship                Bend, Dayton, or Liberty County) or Dallas      Bellaire, Texas 77401
                           area public, charter, or alternative school.    T: 713.664.4080
                           Have demonstrated community service and         bbrown@childrensdefense.org
                           leadership and have overcome adversity.         http://cdftexas.org

                           Amount: $5,000
Fleet Reserve              Contest is open to students in grades 7-12.      Fleet Reserve Association National       12/1/2011
Association -              You must write an essay of no more than          Headquarters
Americanism Essay          350 words on the following topic: “What          125 N. West Street
Contest                    Freedom of Speech Means to Me”. You              Alexandria, VA 22314-2754
                           must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet       (703) 683-1400
                           Reserve Association, a unit of the Ladies        www.fra.org/essay
                           Auxiliary or a Member-at-Large to enter.

                           Amount: $2,000 - $10,000 Savings Bond

Ford/AAA Student Auto      For 11th and 12th grade Automotive               Register online at:                      12/01/2011
Skills Contest             Technology students. Teams compete in a          http://autoskills.aaa.com
                           nationwide contest for scholarships and

                           Amount: Varies

Foreclosure.com            Essay: "You've acquired $150,000 in cash         For more information, see website at:    12/1/2011
Scholarship Program        to be used specifically for a distressed real    www.foreclosure.com. Questions or
                           estate purchase. Outline a detailed strategy     comments regarding the essay or the
                           that ensures the maximum return on               Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program
                           investment, whether it's in terms of financial   can be sent to
                           profit or personal satisfaction ... or both".    scholarship@foreclosure.com or call at
                           For incoming Freshmen, undergraduate             561.988.9669 ext. 7387.
                           and graduate students.Amount: $1,000 -

Future Perfect,            Open to qualified high school juniors and        Interested students should contact       12/1/2011
Incorporated               seniors who are seeking financial                jillomacdougal@apl.com to request
                           assistance with the college search and           application forms.
                           meet one of the following criteria:
                                     A teacher’s child
                                     A child in a single parent family
                                     In the first generation of his/her
                                      family to apply to a 4-year,
                                      degree-granting institution
                           Awards up to $500 will serve as
                           reimbursement for assistance with the
                           college search and application process:
                           application fees, SAT/ACT tutorials and
                           testing fees, and college deposit.
Haraldson Foundation       For high school Seniors who plan to attend       Haraldson Foundation                     12/01/2011
Scholarship - University   the University of Texas at Austin or             25025 I-45 North, Suite 410
of Texas                   currently enrolled students. Must                The Woodlands, Texas 77380
                           demonstrate academic excellence (High            (281) 362-9909
                           SAT or ACT scores, Top 10% of graduation         ndossey@haraldsonfoundation.org
                           class).                                          www.haraldsonfoundation.org

                           Amount: $33,600
Independent Pool & Spa     Must be self-employed swimming pool/spa         Independent Pool and Spa Service            12/1/2011
Service Association        service technicians or immediate family in      Association, Inc.
Scholarship Fund           California, Arizona, Texas, Florida and         10842 Noel Street #107
                           Nevada.                                         Los Alamitos CA 90720
                           Amount: Not listed                              info@ipssa.com
                                                                           www.ipssa.com (click on "Resources")

Longhorn Opportunity       For students in selected high schools in        For more information, see website at:       12/01/2011
Scholarship                Texas who wish to enroll in the University of   www.texasscholarships.org/types/osfs/los.
                           Texas. Check the website to see if your         html
                           school is participating in this program.

                           Amount: $5,000 per year

Maryknoll Student Essay    For students grades 6 - 12. Theme for           Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers              12/1/2011
Contest                    essay: "Bullying is a serious problem           PO Box 304
                           among young people today. Tell a story of       Maryknoll, NY 10545-0304
                           how you or someone you know                     Phone: 914-941-7590
                           experienced bullying. Then explain how you      Toll Free: 888-627-9566
                           think Jesus would tell all those involved to    E-Mail: essaycontest@maryknoll.org
                           handle the situation."                          www.maryknollsociety.org

                           Amount: $150 - $1,000

National Rifle             Grades K -12. 1000 word essay on topic:         NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund,              12/01/2011
Association Civil Rights   "The Second Amendment to the                    Office of General Counsel,
Defense Fund Youth         Constitution: Why it is important to our        11250 Waples Mill Road
Essay Contest              nation."                                        Fairfax, VA 22030
                                                                           Phone: (703) 267-1250
                           Amount: $100 - $1,000 Savings Bonds             www.nradefensefund.org

Ohio State University      Any senior who applies for admission to         Apply for admission to Ohio State and       12/01/2011
Morrill Scholars Program   Ohio State and who meets two out of three       complete the online MSP essay. Contact
Scholarship                of the criteria below:                          morrillscholars@osu.edu or 614-292-
                           Top 20% of the graduating class                 0964.
                           23 ACT/1070 SAT                                 odi.osu.edu/recruitment
                           3.3 GPA

Randolph College           Any senior who applies for admission to         Apply online at www.randolphcollege.edu     12/01/2011
Scholarships               Randolph College in Lynchburg, VA.

                           Any high school senior who applies for          Apply online through the ApplyTexas         12/01/2011
Texas A&M University       admission to Texas A&M.                         website: www.applytexas.org as part of
Scholarships                                                               the TAMU application.

Texas A&M University –     Any high school senior who applies for          Apply online at scholarships.tamucc.edu     12/01/2011
Corpus Christi             admission to TAMU –CC.
Texas Chapter of The        For college students pursuing degrees in         For more information, see website at:    12/1/2011
Wildlife Society            programs that will prepare them for careers      www.tctws.org
                            in natural resource conservation.Amount:

The University of           Any high school senior who applies for           Apply online through the ApplyTexas      12/1/2011
Houston Main Campus         admission to the University of Houston           website: www.applytexas.org as part of
Scholarships                (Main Campus)                                    the U of H application.

The University of Texas     Any high school senior who applies for           Apply online through the ApplyTexas      12/1/2011
at Austin Scholarships      admission to the University of Texas at          website: www.applytexas.org as part of
                            Austin                                           the UT Austin application.

Elks National Foundation    Any high school senior who is a U.S.             Elks National Foundation                 12/02/2011
Scholarships                citizen. Applications will be judged on          2750 N. Lakeview Ave.
                            scholarship, leadership and financial need.      Chicago, Illinois 60614-1889
                            Other scholarships are available on              773-755-4728
                            website.                                         enf@elks.org
                            Amount: $1,000 - $15,000

National Cattlemen's        Graduating high school Seniors or full time      National Cattlemen's Foundation          12/2/2011
Foundation Beef Industry    undergraduate students who are pursuing          9110 East Nichols Ave. Suite 300
Scholarship                 careers in the beef industry. Essay              Centennial, CO 80112
                            required.                                        ncf@beef.org
                            Amount: $1,500                                   www.nationalcattlemensfoundation.org

Texas Scholar Award         ♦Senior with minimum GPA of 3.5 or better        See Mrs. Carlton in T129 to get an       12/2/2011
                            ♦Cannot be a family member of a State
                            Farm employee
                            ♦Participates in at least one of the following
                            UIL activities: Academics, Athletics, One-
                            Act Play and/or Music

National Organization for   Winning posters will be chosen based on          National Organization for Women          12/03/2011
Women - Love Your Body      how well they counteract the media's use of      Foundation
Poster Contest              narrow, unrealistic, negative images of          1100 H Street, NW, Third Floor
                            women and/or challenge advertisers that          Washington, D.C. 20005
                            profit from women's dissatisfaction with         (202) 628-8669 (628-8NOW)
                            their bodies.                                    http://loveyourbody.nowfoundation.org

                            Amount: $100 - $250
AIA/AAF                   Provides assistance to high school              The Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship   12/7/2011
Minority/Disadvantaged    graduates, college freshmen, and                Program
Scholarship Program       community college students from a minority      AIA/AAF Scholarship Program Director
                          and/or financially disadvantaged                The American Institute of Architects
                          background who intend to pursue a NAAB-         1735 New York Avenue, NW
                          accredited professional degree in               Washington, DC 20006-5292
                          architecture. Must be legal residents of the
                          US.                                             scholarships@aia.org
                          Requires a letter of recommendation,
                          application, essay, transcript, and drawing.

Get Green Video Contest   Open to U.S. high school students between       For more information, see website at:    12/8/2011
                          the ages of 14 and 19. Submit a 30 - 120        http://planet-
                          second video that shows how one or more         connect.org/getgreenvideocontest
                          of the elements of science, technology,
                          engineering or math can help green your
                          city or town.

                          Amount: $250 - $500 plus Samsung

Texas State University    Any high school senior who applies for          Apply online through the ApplyTexas      12/15/2011
Scholarships              admission to the Texas State University in      website: www.applytexas.org as part of
                          San Marcos                                      the Texas State application.

1800wheelchair.com        At least 16 yrs. old, high school, college or   1-800-Wheelchair Scholarship             12/15/2011
Scholarship               university student. Essay: "Why does being      320 Roebling Street
                          inclusive of students with disabilities on      Suite 515
                          campus matter? Should colleges and              Brooklyn, NY 11211
                          universities spend on money on these            1-800-320-7140
                          programs?"                                      www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship

                          Amount: $500

Admissionhook.com         For any 9th-12th grade high school, college     For more information, see website at:    12/15/2011
College Essay             or graduate student. Submit your                www.admissionhook.com
Scholarship               admissions essay and if you are one of the
                          top 5 vote getters, your essay will be
                          reviewed by a committee and you will have
                          the chance to win one of the semi-annual

                          Amount: $500 - $1,000

Annie's Sustainable       Students must be studying                       Annie’s Scholarship Committee            12/15/2011
Agriculture Scholarship   sustainable/organic agriculture.                1610 5th Street
                                                                          Berkeley, CA 94710
                          Amount: Varies                                  800.288.1089
Being an American Essay   For grades nine through twelve. Essay             The Bill of Rights Institute                 12/15/2011
Contest                   topic: “How does the Constitution establish       200 North Glebe Road, Suite 200
                          and maintain a culture of liberty?”. Check        Arlington, VA 22203
                          website to see if your state participates in      703-894-1776
                          this program.                                     info@BillofRightsInstitute.org
                          Amount: $250 - $1,000

CrossLites Scholarship    Write a reflective essay (400 - 600 words)        For more information, see webpage at:        12/15/2011
Award                     based on one of Dr. Charles Parker’s              http://cross-lites.org
                          quotes or messages listed on webpage. For
                          high school, undergraduate and graduate

                          Amount: $100 - $2,000

P.E.O. (Philanthropic     For H.S. senior women, 20 years of age or         P.E.O. International Headquarters            12/15/2011
Educational               under. 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Citizen or legal       3700 Grand Avenue
Organization)             permanent resident of the United States or        Des Moines, Iowa 50312
International - STAR      Canada. Recommended by a P.E.O.                   Phone: 515-255-3153
Scholarship               chapter.                                          www.peointernational.org/peo-
                          Amount: $2,500

Fireside Catholic         For any student enrolled in a Catholic high       Fireside Essay Scholarship                    12/19/2011
Publishing Scholarship    school who is a senior during the current         P.O. Box 780189
                          school year. Essay required.                      Wichita, KS 67278-0189
                          Amount: $1,000                                    scholarshipinfo@firesidecatholic.com

MONEY MISSION             Must register to play a financial literacy        For more information, see website at:         12/19/2011
FINANCIAL LITERACY        game via a link placed on the website of a        www.moneymission.com
SCHOLARSHIP               participating credit union. Submit a 400 -
PROGRAM                   800 - word essay on the following topic:
                          "What I Learned From the Money Mission
                          Financial Literacy Scholarship Program
                          Simulation and How Those Lessons Will
                          Help Me in Real Life."

                          Amount: $1,000

Anne Ford and Allegra     For a high school senior with an identified       Anne Ford Scholarship                         12/31/2011
Ford Scholarship -        learning disability (ld). 3.0 GPA. U.S. citizen   National Center for Learning Disabilities,
National Center for                                                         Inc.
Learning Disabilities     Amount: $10,000                                   381 Park Ave. South, Suite 1401
                                                                            New York, NY 10016-8806
                                                                            Toll-free: 888.575.7373
Blogging Scholarship -    Post blog answering the question: "As the        For more information, see website at:      12/31/2011
YourLocalSecurity.com     nation approaches its 57th Presidential          http://yourlocalsecurity.com/scholarship
                          Election, we're asking the future leaders of
                          this country, students, to define the single
                          most important political issue in this
                          election. Tell us not only what that issue is,
                          but also tell us why and how you propose
                          we come to a solution that benefits the

                          Amount: $1,000

“Make the U” (HAX LA U)   High School seniors are encouraged to            For more information on the program and    12/31/2011
Scholarship Program       apply for the opportunity to win a               to apply visit www.colgate.com/hazlau.
                          $15,000 educational grant, or one of
                          ten $2,500 additional grants.

                                   Eligibility Requirements

                                    Be of Hispanic heritage.
                                    Be a U.S. citizen or legal
                                     permanent resident of the
                                     United States with a valid
                                     Social Security Number at the
                                     time of application. All legal
                                     permanent residents must
                                     submit a copy of their valid
                                     permanent resident card or
                                     passport stamped I-551 (not
                                    Have a minimum cumulative
                                     grade point average (GPA) of
                                     3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
                                    Be pursuing or plan to pursue
                                     your first undergraduate
                                    Have plans to enroll full-time
                                     in a degree seeking program
                                     at a two or four year U.S.
                                     accredited institution in the
                                     U.S., Puerto Rico, U. S.
                                     Virgin Islands, or Guam
                                     during the 2012-2013
                                     academic year
                                    To apply, applicants must
                                     currently be a high school
                                     senior, entering a two year or
                                     four year college during the
                                     2012- 2013 school year.
                                    Must apply for federal
                                     financial aid by completing
                                     the Free Application for
                                     Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

                          Three short essays are required.
Dr. Pepper Million Dollar   Open to anyone over the age of 18.          Details and rules can be found at            12/31/2011
Tuition Giveaway            Must have access to the internet and        drpepper.com – click on the promotions
                            the capability to upload a short video.     icon.
                            Entrants submit a one-minute video
                            explaining how they would make an
                            impact in their life, their community, or
                            their world if they won free tuition from
                            Dr. Pepper.

Rebekah Assembly of         Open to Texas resident                      Irma Gesche Scholarship Committee            12/31/2011
Texas Irma Gesche           Based on academic ability, community        c/o Rebekah Assembly of Texas
Scholarship                 service, personal development, and          16400 KC Road 4060
                                                                        Scurry, TX 75158
                            financial need.
                            Must submit application with a
                            transcript and a typed letter outlining
                            expected goals to be reached as a
                            result of further education and three
                            letters of recommendation.

William C. Doherty &        Open to high school seniors who are         Wm. C. Doherty Scholarship Committee         12/31/2011
John T. Donelon             dependents of active, retired, or           National Association of Letter Carriers
Scholarship Fund            deceased letter carrier NALC member         100 Indiana Avenue, NW
                                                                        Washington, DC 20001-2144
                            who is or was a member in good
                            standing for at least one year prior to     www.nalc.org
                            student making application.
                            Rules & application governing the
                            competition are published in the July
                            through December issues of the Postal
                            Record, the official NALC magazine.

Texas Engineering           The Texas Society of Professional           Complete the attached application or go to   1/13/2012
Foundation Scholarship      Engineers and the Texas Engineering         www.tspe.org for more information and an
                            Foundation will award approximately         application.
                            $100,000 in scholarships to
                            engineering students.
                            US citizen
                            3.0 or higher GPA
                            SAT: 600 Math, 550 Reading, 500
                            ACT: 29 Math and 25 English

                            Essay is required for the Bexar
Gates Millennium         Students are eligible to be considered for a      Gates Millennium Scholars         1/11/2012
Scholars                 GMS scholarship if they meet all of the           P.O. Box 1434
                         following criteria:
                                                                           Alexandria, Virginia 22313
                                Are African American, American
                                    Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian           Toll-Free Phone: 1-877-690-GMSP
                                    Pacific Islander American** or         (4677)
                                    Hispanic American
                                Are a citizen, national or legal          www.gmsp.org
                                    permanent resident of the United
                                Have attained a cumulative high
                                    school GPA of 3.3 on an
                                    unweighted 4.0 scale or have
                                    earned a GED
                                Will enroll for the first time at a
                                    U.S. located, accredited***
                                    college or university (with the
                                    exception of students
                                    concurrently pursuing a high
                                    school diploma) in the fall of 2012
                                    as a full-time, degree-seeking,
                                    first-year student. First-time
                                    college enrollees can also be
                                    GED recipients.
                                Have demonstrated leadership
                                    abilities through participation in
                                    community service,
                                    extracurricular, or other activities
                                Meet the Federal Pell Grant
                                    eligibility criteria
                                Have completed and submitted
                                    all three required forms: the
                                    student’s application (Nominee
                                    Personal Information Form), an
                                    evaluation of the student’s
                                    academic record (Nominator
                                    Form) and an evaluation of the
                                    student’s community service and
                                    leadership activities
                                    (Recommender Form) by the

Annual National          Open to high school seniors planning              Eugene C. Fish, Esq.              1/15/2012
Washington Crossing      careers in government. Students must              Vice Chairman
Foundation Scholarship   submit essays not exceeding 300 words,            Washington Crossing Foundation
                         typed & double-spaced, telling why they           PO Box 503
                         want to enter government service.                 Levittown, PA 19058-0503
                         Recommendations are required.
San Antonio Mensa        Scholarships ranging from $200 - $1000 will   www.mensafoundation.org                      1/15/2012
                         be awarded to students who are planning to
                         attend an accredited US college or
                         university. Awards are based on an essay
                         of no more than 500 words describing the
                         applicant’s academic, vocational, and
                         career goals. Applicants DO NOT need to
                         be members of MENSA and are not
                         required to submit any other supporting

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.    Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. is dedicated to the     The scholarship application is attached to   1/17/2012
Scholarship Fund         preservation of the history of African        this email and also available in the
                         American Veterans who served during           scholarship section at
                         WWII. This year 40 $1500 awards will be

                         Seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 are
                         invited to apply. Two essays are required.

Ronald McDonald House    The RMHC scholarship seeks to invest          www.rmhc.org                                 1/17/2012
Charities U.S.           in students who are exemplary role
Scholarship Program      models in their communities and have
                         the initiative to fulfill their educational
                         In order to apply you must:
                                   Be a currently enrolled senior
                                    who is eligible to attend an
                                    accredited 2 or 4 year
                                    college, university or
                                    vocational/technical school
                                    with a completed course of
                                   Be a legal U.S. resident
                                   Be less than 21 years of age
                                   Have a minimum 2.7 GPA

Union Plus Education     Current and retired members of unions         www.unionplus.org/scholarships               1/31/2012
Foundation Scholarship   participating in any Union Plus
                         program, their spouses and
                         dependents can apply. Award
                         amounts range from $500 to $4000.
                         Applicants will be evaluated according
                         to academic ability, social awareness,
                         financial need and appreciation of
 Benson Foundation             Student must be a graduate of a Texas      Benson Foundation Scholarship                    2/15/2012
 Scholarship                   high school with a 3.0 GPA between         San Antonio Area Foundation
                               the age of 18-25; Attend Hallmark          110 Broadway, Suite 230
                                                                          San Antonio, TX 78205
                               Institute in San Antonio or Spartan
                               School of Aeronautics in Tulsa,
                               Oklahoma; Study for a career in
                               aircraft powerplant or aircraft
                               mechanics; and have been employed
                               at some time during high school. Must
                               be unable to attend without financial

 4-H Opportunity               Open to students who                       The Texas 4-H Youth Development            Set by county office –
 Scholarships                         have made formal application       Foundation, Inc.                           see website for exact
                                       to enroll in a Texas college or    7607 Eastmark Drive, Suite 101                     dates
                                                                          College Station, TX 77840
                                       university and have met their
                                       entrance requirements              http://texas4-h.tamu.edu
                                      be actively participating in
                                      be a Texas resident
                                      Have met minimum test

                                            COLLEGE VISITS TO WAGNER
SCHOOL                                          DATE                     TIME                             OTHER INFO
UTSA                                            Nov. 29                  All lunches                      Will be set up in cafeteria –stop by
                                                                                                          table to get info

                                                   COLLEGE VISIT DAYS
Sam Houston State University                    Nov. 19                  Register at                      Tour campus, browse student
                                                                         www.shsu.edu/saturday            organizations, preview academic
                                                                                                          programs, find out about
                                                                                                          admissions, financial aid, residence
Howard Payne University                         Nov. 21, 2011            Register at                      Attend a class, talk with faculty
                                                Jan. 16, 2012            wwww.hputx.edu/visit             members about your interests, tour
                                                Feb. 20, 2012                                             campus and residence halls, dine in
                                                Mar. 19, 2012                                             the Beadel Dining Area, meet with
                                                                                                          and admission and financial aid
                                                                                                          counselor, get a free T-shirt.

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