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Updated:10/3/18

Scholarships/Awards/Financial Aid Info.

*Register at www.fastweb.com to search scholarships, colleges, internships, part-time jobs, advice, and more.  It's free! 

*www.goodcall.com is a search engine for scholarships.

* The website www.gocollege.com  provides an overview and tips for the scholarship application process.

*The Home Builders Association Professional Women in Building Council Metro East (HBA PWB) has a scholarship available to women interested in the home building industry. www.nationalhousingendowment.org or www.nahb.org/WomenInBuilding  Deadline March 31, 2019.

*Acorn Equality Fund Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender persons, their children, and allies in Illinois' downstate counties. Apply at acornequalityfund.org. Deadline is September 21, 2018.

*FIDM National Scholarship Competition for students interested in global industries of fashion, visual arts, graphic design, interior design, social media and entertainment. Deadline is March 29, 2019. Visit bit.ly/FIDMscholarship for entry details.

*Community Banking Scholarship applications are available in guidance office. Deadline is Feb. 6, 2019. 2 Valmeyer winners will be chosen to win $6000 and $1000 respectively.

*Scholarship Opportunity: https://www.badcredit.org/scholarship/

*Greenhouse Scholars is looking for students like you who demonstrate leadership within their communities. Apply at https://greenhousescholars.org/our-scholars/become-a-scholar/

*Imagine America Scholarships can be found at www.imagine-america.org

*Monroe County Electric has announced that there are ten-$2000 scholarships for high school seniors who are sons or daughters of parents who are cooperative members. Go to www.mcec.org for the link and information.

*The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college debt free. Recipients must graduate from a public high school located in a county in the United States having fewer than 50,000 residents. The scholarship provides up to $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters; 622 Hagan Scholars from 37 states currently attend 236 colleges and universities. www.hsfmo.org to apply. Deadline is Nov. 15, 2018 (5p.m.).

*Daughters of the American Revolution National Scholarships can be applied for at www.dar.org. For Illinois State Scholarships, see Mrs. Karsten for separate applications.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming College/Military Visits at VHS

(Sign up in high school office)

THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE WILL VISIT VALMEYER HIGH SCHOOL TO SPEAK WITH PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE A PASS TO VISIT WITH THE REPRESENTATIVE, PLEASE SIGN UP ON THE HIGH SCHOOL OFFICE WINDOW AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED VISIT.  MRS. KARSTEN WILL WRITE YOU A PASS ONCE YOU SIGN UP.   VISITS TAKE PLACE IN THE LIBRARY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

UPCOMING VISITS:

9/5: McKendree University

9/6  Lindenwood University

10/1  State Technical College of Missouri

10/4 MacMurray College  

10/10 SWIC

10/16 Lindenwood St. Charles

 

 

Upcoming College/Career Fairs/Financial Aid Nights/Career Opportunities

 

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Red Bud High School College/Career Fair will be Oct. 1st at RBHS.