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Updated:11/26/18

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.

*www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about and apply for the B. Davis Scholarship. Deadline is May 24, 2019.

*Harrisonville Telephone Co. has scholarships at SWIC and SIUC available to local students.In addition, they have a Foundation for Rural Service scholarship program, a $2500 national scholarship program. See this flier for information. HTC info.pdf You can apply for the Foundation for Rural Service scholarship at www.frs.org. SIUC and SWIC both have scholarship applications on their websites to apply for the other 2.

*Majoring in Education? Check out the Golden Apple Scholarship program! https://www.goldenapple.org/

*https://www.mkhlawyers.com/scholarship/ Distracted Driving Essay Scholarship contest.

*Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarships now available to apply for at www.ilamvets.org. You can view criteria at this website. Must be a 2019 graduate to apply.

*Illinois Farm Credit Agriculture Scholarship can be found at www.farmcreditIL.com. Deadline is March 1, 2019. You must be pursuing a degree related to agriculture, food systems, or natural resources to apply.

 

 

 

 

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.