USU Open House – Scholarships Awarded on the Spot!

Come enjoy some free Aggie ice cream and see what USU Tooele has to offer.  They will be awarding scholarships on the spot so bring your “A” number (you should have this from concurrent enrollment) and your transcripts.

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HOBY Leadership Conference – Sophomores

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Attention sophomores:

Are you looking for a potentially life changing leadership experience?  Then you should apply for the HOBY seminar in May 2018!  This is a great chance for sophomore students to gain leadership experience through a 3-4 day seminar.  THS will be paying for 1-2 students to attend which includes:

  • Lodging
  • Meals
  • All training materials

If you are interested in applying, please see Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Center.  The last day to apply will be November 6th.

 

National Merit Scholarship and PSAT

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Juniors, there is an opportunity for you to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the PSAT this fall.

The 2017 test is the qualifying test for entry into the National Merit Scholarship Program. To enter the 2019 program, you must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled as a high school student (traditional or homeschooled), progressing normally towards graduation or completion of high school by 2019, and planning to accept admission to college no later than 2019.
  • Be a citizen of the United States; or be a U.S. lawful permanent resident
  • Take the 2017 PSAT in the third year of your high school program (11th grade)

There is a PSAT test being given on October 11th in the Tooele High School library at 8:00 a.m.  The cost to sign up is $17.00 and there are only 25 slots, so sign up now!

This program will award students with 8700 awards that total 42 million dollars.

If you are interested in taking the PSAT, please contact Mrs. Bolin in the Counseling Center.

National Merit Scholarship Program

PSAT Student Guide

Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship

Image result for school counselorDo you have a counselor who has made an impact on your life/schooling? If so, this is a scholarship that will reward you and that counselor.

The Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship has been established to provide a maximum of four $1000 scholarships for high school seniors who plan to attend college. Scholarship monies will be given directly to the student. The application and required attachments must be submitted together by 11:59 PM, December 9, 2017. Scholarships will be awarded on February 1, 2018.

All scholarships are to be submitted through the website.  Please make sure to collect all necessary information before applying.

Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship checklist

Applications can be found here: http://www.utschoolcounselor.org/

Or ask Mrs. Dangerfield for more information.

College of Idaho lunch visit tomorrow September 21st

Image result for college of idahoThe College of Idaho will be visiting our school during first and second lunch tomorrow September 21st.  Please take the time to go and visit with Tracey and find out what great opportunities might be available for you!

The College of Idaho is a Liberal Arts College and is only five and half hours northwest of Tooele.  Founded in 1819, the College of Idaho has a competitive athletic program and a distinctive curriculum centered on the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.

Drop by their table for more information.

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Scholarship Alert!

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SCHOLARSHIP ALERT!!! (Seniors)
For more information: http://corporate.comcast.com/news-information/news-feed/recognizing-the-best-and-brightest-nationwide

The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program is a program for high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership skills, academic achievement, and a commitment to community service.  I will be accepting portfolios for this scholarship through Monday, November 6th, 2017.  After the portfolios are reviewed, one student will be nominated from THS to compete for this scholarship.  This is a great opportunity for you to get started on your scholarship portfolio early!  Please see Mrs. Dangerfield if you have any questions.

Deadline:  November 6, 2017

Application to Comcast due:  November 30, 2017

Criteria:

  • Student must be nominated by a high school counselor or Principal
  • demonstrate leadership abilities in school activities or through work experiences
  • strong commitment to and involvement in community service
  • GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • full-time high school senior
  • Award:  $1,000

Portfolio Guidelines:

  • Cover page:  name, photo, name of scholarship.
  • Leadership, service, and work experience:  include dates, total hours, and brief explanation
  • Copy of your official transcript, including ACT scores
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • All information must be typed and submitted in a paper or plastic binder (not 3 ring)

Elks Lodge Scholarships

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There are two available scholarships.  Please read both descriptions and apply accordingly.

The Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship application is now open online.

Deadline: November 27, 2017

Eligibility:

  • Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • College students are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Male and female students compete separately.
  • take either the ACT or SAT before November 4, 2017, in order to qualify for the MVS Scholarship.

Award: Varies (number of awards as well)

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The Utah Elks Association is also offering a scholarship for a high school senior.

Deadline: February 2, 2018

Eligibility: A high school senior planning on a technical or vocational education or students with special needs.

Award: Varies (number of awards as well)

Please see Mrs. Dangerfield in the counseling office for more information on how to apply.  The application is NOT online.