Attention Juniors: If you are college bound and wish to sign up for a spring SAT or SAT subject test you must register by May 5th for the June 4th test. June is the last spring test date of the year. It is recommended you take the writing portion of the test as it is now optional. Register online at sat.org/register. Fee waivers are available in the counseling office. See your counselor if you think you may qualify.
Delta Mu Phi is a womens group that raises money for our community, we have recently started offering a scholarship open to Pitman, Turlock and Hilmar High School Students. It is a $500 scholarship. Please see the attachment for an application. Deadline to apply is June 1st!
Modesto Junior College will host its 3rd annual “New Student Day” events to enroll high school seniors and other first time students on Saturdays, April 9 and May 21 at 8 a.m. on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. Students will meet in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center. Attendance and campus parking are free.
New Student Day assists students who are just beginning the process of enrolling at MJC through application, orientation, assessment and advising workshops. Additional activities include hands-on assistance with the financial aid application, or follow-up steps, career exploration, and a parent information seminar. The May 21st event will provide students the opportunity to visit with MJC Faculty and learn of the many academic programs offered.
Student Success Specialists from MJC have also been very active at high schools throughout Stanislaus County assisting seniors with the process of completing the required steps to enroll at the college. This proactive effort allows them to qualify for a priority registration appointment and the ability to receive on-site assistance with registration on New Student Days.
Those new students not previously served at the high schools are encouraged to begin the enrollment process by submitting an online application prior to attending New Student Day. Applications can be found on MJC’s webpage at www.mjc.edu by clicking the orange “Apply Now” tab.
University of the Philippines Alumni is offering a $500 scholarship. Must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Pick up your application in the counseling office today! Deadline to apply is May 30, 2016!
Students planning on taking the ACT: If you are eligible for a fee waiver (see your counselor if you think you qualify) you are also eligible to take an ACT online prep course for free!
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Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 9th year. They will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner. Apply online at www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships. Deadline to apply is June 10, 2016.
Which scholarship search engine should you use?
Seniors: Here's some helpful information for you as you continue your search on the web for scholarships. With so many websites to choose from, it can be hard to decifer which ones are helpful and which ones might potentially be a scam. Read this article to get more information on which search engines to consider: http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2011/01/20/compare-5-top-scholarship-search-engines