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Scholarship Information for Parents and Students

Below you will find application deadlines, websites for available scholarships and two articles on how to avoid scams while applying. All information was provided by the Guidance Department at Hopewell High School. Please stop by their office for any additional information. 

 

 

Scholarship Sharing - Website of Available Scholarships 

http://www.scholarshipsharing.org/scholarships

 

The young lady who created this website has compiled thousands of scholarships for students!  She was awarded scholarships to completely pay for her Bachelor and two Master degrees. Students do not have to wait until their Senior year to apply for scholarships.  This website will give underclassmen some good options!

 

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Upcoming deadlines:

February 15th- John Randolph Foundation Scholarships

February 20th- STEM Essay Contest (info below)

March 1st- Virginia Credit Union Scholarship

March 1st- George E. Allen Academic Scholarship Program

March 2nd- The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia

March 29th- Richmond Chapter of Credit Unions Scholarships

April 15th- Southside Health Education Foundation Scholarships

April 15th- JTCC Foundation Scholarships

 

A few additional scholarships...

 

The Virginia Council on Women 5th annual STEM Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors!

https://commonwealth.virginia.gov/council-on-women/

 

George E. Allen Academic Scholarship Program

http://www.allenandallen.com/scholarships/

 

There are also many more scholarship applications and lists in the Scholarship bin in the counseling office.  Be sure to stop by and look through them to see what you are qualified for!

 

Upcoming Events...

March 31, 2017- Hopewell High School College & Career Fair

 

We will have over 60 colleges, businesses and organizations for you to visit during this event.  This will be a great opportunity for each of you to explore careers in this region and determine the best way to reach your career goals.  Stay posted for more information!

 

The Society of Women Engineers at the University of Virginia invites high school juniors, sophomores, and seniors to apply to our High School Visitation program on Saturday, April 1st, 2017. The program gives young women a comprehensive look at engineering fields and UVA’s engineering curriculum through informative speakers and hands-on design activities. The program is designed to benefit participants with all levels of engineering experience, but we particularly target those students who are not yet familiar with the field and may be interested in applying to engineering schools or pursuing a STEM career.

 

To apply, students should complete the HSV Spring 2017 Application. This spring session particularly targets high school juniors, but sophomores and seniors can also apply. Students who have previously applied to HSV, are in the targeted grade level, and demonstrate a strong interest in engineering through their essay will receive priority acceptance and priority consideration for an overnight stay.

The attached flier provides more information about the event and instructions on how to apply online through our website.

 

The application must be completed online by 11:59 pm on Saturday, February 25th, 2017.

 

Last Chance for SAT/ACT Testing...

 

Attention students, there are only a few more testing dates for the SAT! Remember, those scholarship and college application deadlines are right around the corner. Please note that students who receive free and reduced lunch can get a voucher to cover the testing cost from their counselor! 

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-

 

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Also, there are only a few more testing dates left for the ACT. Students please see your guidance counselor for more information. 
 
 

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